The Industrial Communication business field supports manufacturing companies and makers of automation components in the selection of suitable wired and wireless communication technologies, including ensuring interference-free operation. The ESK experts focus on how machines and components connect to cloud-based services. As an independent provider, we can also offer extensive support in the migration of cyber physical systems, or the connectivity of embedded systems
If you want to get your production systems or automation components ready for Industry 4.0, our experts can help you adapt and implement the standards currently under development (on the basis of RAMI 4.0) to your particular environment.
Fraunhofer ESK also offers a modular, energy-efficient IoT hardware platform that features built-in wireless localization technology for industrial applications. This allows manufacturers to implement location-based services, such as for tracking moving equipment (driverless transport systems, stackers, storage & retrieval machines) or for man-machine cooperation.