The energy-efficient wireless sensor network developed by IMMS tracks ground vehicles on airports. Photograph: IMMS.
The energy-efficient wireless sensor network developed by IMMS tracks ground vehicles on airports. Photograph: IMMS.

Communication solutions

According to your specifications we develop flexible and energy-efficient communication solutions that connect devices to the Internet of Things. We design your product optimally for given interaction requirements and partner systems. Based on our experience from numerous research and customer projects, we implement solutions for a wide range of applications from wireless communication modules with industrial interfaces and real-time support up to self-organizing wireless adhoc networks with multihop capability for environmental monitoring. We provide support from concept to production. Our services include:

  • Development of wireless sensor and actuator networks

    • Wireless ISM band networks and modules (2,4 GHz, 868 / 433 MHz)
    • Implementation of self-organizing adhoc networks with multihop capability
    • Local sensor data processing and data fusion
    • Implementation of gateway solutions
    • Transponder localization in wireless sensor networks
    • Development of sensor nodes (hardware and software)
    • Energy-efficient design for multi-year battery life
  • Industrial communication with real-time support

    • Wireless communication based on 802.15.4, GSM, LTE, WLAN, Bluetooth
    • Implementation of intelligent gateways
    • Development of communication modules with industrial interfaces (CAN, 1394b, Ethernet, …)
    • Implementation of real-time communication over real-time bus systems (such as EtherCAT) and integration into operating systems
  • Host systems for wireless sensors

    • Wireless communication using RFID and 802.15.4
    • Wired communication via USB, RS232, I²C, SPI, analog
    • Protocol stack support (wireless M-Bus, 6LoWPAN)
  • Applications

    • Automation
    • Environmental technology
    • Facility operation (smart home)
    • Traffic
    • Medical technology
    • Logistics
  • Lab equipment

    • Extensive measurement equipment for wireless communication
    • Climate chamber
  • Documents

    • Flyer „Kommunikation“