Welcome to the pages of the Automation and Digitalization business unit of Fraunhofer IOSB! We are happy to support you if you are looking for a competent development and innovation partner for technological challenges in areas such as Industrie 4.0, factory control, logistics and machine learning.
The Automation and Digitalization business unit provides a highly focused range of services throughout the entire automation pyramid. This includes solutions for manufacturing companies, system integrators, machine suppliers, automation providers and software vendors delivering production-related IT.
We focus on creating innovative and functional IT solutions for complex manufacturing processes. For many years now, we have been designing, developing and supplying pioneering system solutions for industrial applications, ranging from measurement and control technology to embedded systems and sophisticated production-control and MES systems. Our activities are concentrated in the following fields: Industrie 4.0, IT security in the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), collaborative human-machine systems, digital twins, and customized methods of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) for use in manufacturing, assembly and logistics.
Our ambition is to provide integrated, secure and service-oriented management of data and information based on open standards. With the SmartFactory OWL and the Karlsruher Forschungsfabrik (Karlsruhe Research Factory), we offer cutting edge development and demonstration environments for SMEs and for major corporations.