Industrie 4.0

People, machines, and organisations in the Web
In the past 12 months we have been following the discourse about Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet and Internet of Things – here are some of our preliminary conclusions and our positioning.
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Reference projects all

NIMBLE

An open source based infrastructure for B2B platforms that can be customised for regional and sector-specific applications. Small or large enterprises can join, define supply chains and can synchronise their production logistics. mehr

I40-Transform

Study to explore new, innovative business models for smart production, with a focus on manufacturing companies. mehr

SCISSOR – Security in Trusted SCADA and Smart Grids

The SCISSOR project is concerned with the security of SCADA systems that are employed in industrial control processes – often in the context of critical infrastructures like energy, water, transport, finance, and health where security breaches potentially have devastating consequences. mehr

CarSense

The CarSense project surveys, tests and assesses different existing and probably upcoming vehicle sensor technologies as potential data sources for road operators.

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Maintenance 4.0

Surveys of the needs of manufacturers with respect to maintenance strategies. mehr

More R&D Projects

OpenheaRTEd

The objective of this project is to study the application of software-defined networking (SDN) approaches to real-time Ethernet (RTE) networks. mehr

IoT4Industry – Secure, Privacy-preserving Agents for the Industrial Internet

In order to benefit from the emerging Industrial Internet, manufacturing companies will have to adapt their current automation infrastructure. mehr

LabSchedulerPlus

LabSchedulerPlus is a research and development project in cooperation with the Johannes-Kepler-University Linz, aimed at developing a planing tool for a company from the chemical industries. mehr

UNDERSTANDER

Exploratory research project for industrial R&D in the field of Business Intelligence (BI) for small to medium enterprises. mehr

STEP – online measurements for dispatching of waste disposal vehicles

In STEP, a prototype of a planning system will be developed and that uses online measurements from waste containers for the dispatching of waste disposal vehicles. Waste container measurements such as fill-level and temperature will be integrated into a mathematical planning-procedure to calculate and visualize optimal routes for daily, demand-driven waste disposal using large containers. mehr