Smart industrial solutions
The factory of the future will be more digital, more efficient and more automated. Machines, production and services will be intelligently connected across technologies. In the application area Intelligent Industrial Solutions, Fraunhofer IPMS is therefore developing innovative solutions in the areas of logistics, production and processes. In the future, automated systems and robots will make work easier for people. In order to make this vision a reality, Fraunhofer IPMS is developing sensors based on microelectromechanical systems, optical components as well as actuators that detect the environment and make interaction safe. Sensor technology becomes the sensory organ of digitalisation: it forms the interface between machine and human. For the information transfer of the data collected by the sensors, Fraunhofer IPMS is also developing communication technologies and interfaces that can transmit data securely, in real time and with high bandwidth.