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Project thurAI

In thurAI, IMMS is working on sensor technology for SmartCity and methods to intelligently process data in the network for AI evaluations.

In the thurAI project, Ilmenau TU, Jena FSU and IMMS are working on current solutions in the three areas of Smart City, healthcare and medical technology as well as production and quality assurance. IMMS and Ilmenau TU will implement a “LivingLab” in Ilmenau for the SmartCity topic together with the city. The core of this is data that is needed for a wide variety of AI-based services in the SmartCity context.

On the one hand, IMMS will select and test sensor technology for recording various parameters. To this end, it will further supplement and expand existing measurement platforms. Topics here are energy self-sufficiency, size optimisation as well as the creation of intelligent IoT systems with e.g. analysis functions integrated at the gateway and concepts for cooperative measurement tasks in which several sensor information can be combined.

The second focus of work is on the provision of so-called “smart data” through suitable pre-processing mechanisms at the sensor node itself or in the downstream network. The goal is to ensure that clean data is stored in the data platform, thus facilitating the application of AI algorithms.

Acronym / Name:

thurAI / Intelligent sensor and measurement systems to provide smart data for smart city services

Duration:2021 – 2024


Environmental monitoring and smart city applications|local authorities| environmental technology

Research field:Smart distributed measurement and test systems

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All publicationsthurAI


Digitalisierung im Mittelstand 2023

Thementage Digitalisierung im Mittelstand 2023 | Teil 4: Sensorik/ Smarte Sensorsysteme

Messmodul für die Anbindung unterschiedlicher Sensoren an eine Umweltmonitoring-Plattform.


FGSN 2023

20. Fachgespräch Sensornetze (20th expert meeting on wireless sensor networks)

Press release,

Ilmenauer Straßenlampen auf Sendung mit funkbasiertem Monitoring-System

Erster SmartCity-Testaufbau des IMMS im Projekt thurAI installiert



Dr.-Ing. Tino Hutschenreuther

Head of System Design

tino.hutschenreuther(at) (0) 3677 874 93 40

Dr. Tino Hutschenreuther will answer your questions on our research in Smart distributed measurement and test systems and the related core topics Analysis of distributed IoT systems, Embedded AI and Real-time data processing and communications, on the lead applications Adaptive edge AI systems for industrial application and IoT systems for cooperative environmental monitoring as well as on the range of services for the development of embedded systems.


The thurAI research project is funded by the German Land of Thüringen via the Thüringer Aufbaubank under the reference 2021 FGI 0008.

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