Li-Fi GigaDock®

Wireless replacement of cables and connectors for data rates up to 12.5 Gbps.

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Li-Fi HotSpot

Real-time wireless communication to replace WiFi with data rates up to 1 Gbps.

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RFID Sensor Systems

Maintenance-free and batteryless sensor nodes in LF, HF, NFC and UHF ranges.

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ROAD Server

Middleware for manufacturer-independent reading of RFID tags and sensors in the LF, HF, NFC and UHF ranges.

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IP Cores

IP cores for use in mixed signal ASICs and FPGAs.

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Wireless Microsystems

The Wireless Microsystems research area provides solutions for industrial wireless communication using Li-Fi, RFID sensors and IP cores technology.


Solutions for Wireless Communication

Research and development in the area of wireless microsystems involves work on wireless solutions and technologies for the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0. This includes research and development services from the technology fields:


Services for Technology Fields

  • Technology and process consulting
  • Feasibility studies and proof of concepts
  • Simulation
  • Module and system development
  • Process Development
  • Prototype and demonstrator construction
  • Characterization and testing
  • Pilot production

Technology Fields



Optical Wireless Communication


RFID Sensor Systems


Wireless ans Battery-free Sensor Nodes 


IP Cores


For Use in Mixed-signal ASICs and FPGAs 

Press Releases

Press Release | November 19, 2018

TSN IP Core making devices fit for real-time Ethernet

Press Release | November 5, 2018

High Speed Data Transmission in Real Time

Press Release | October 31, 2018

Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN)

News Release from our Partner | 29.06.18

CAST Releases TSN Ethernet Subsystem for Automotive and Industrial Applications

Press Release | April 10, 2018

No Industry 4.0 without RFID and Sensors

Press Release | March 1, 2018

RFID & Blockchain for Data Management Throughout the Supply Chain

Press Release | February 19, 2018

Li-Fi for wireless communication in the industrial environment

Press Release | November 09, 2017

From wireless RFID sensor to cloud connection

Press Release | November 08, 2017

Li-Fi instead of Wi-Fi: Multipoint-to-multipoint-capable optical data transmission for automation

Press Release | September 4, 2017

Sensor meets RFID

Press Release | June 14, 2017

CAST Drives Automotive IP Forward With New AVB/TSN Ethernet and SAE J2716 Sensor Bus Cores Plus CAN-FD Time-Stamping

Press Release | May 10, 2017

With RFID sensors into the cloud

Press Release | March 2, 2017

Intelligent storage bins using RFID-based weighing and pick-by-light solutions simplify picking process

Press Release | February 28, 2016

OFC 2017: Fraunhofer IPMS presents Li-Fi technology for setting up wireless company networks

Press Release | February 28, 2017

2017 Embedded World: Fraunhofer IPMS presents RFID sensors for measurements in demanding environments

Press Release | November 2, 2016

Clever monitoring – wireless monitoring for safety critical industrial systems

Press Release | October 27, 2016

High-Speed with Data Reception Guarantee

Press Release | November 1, 2016

CAN Bus Design IP From CAST Now Bundles in Avery Verification IP

Press Release | September 19, 2016

Cleverly Packaged, Intelligently Protected: Magic RFID Formula for the Packaging Industry

Press Release | August 22, 2016

Realtime Li-Fi for Industry 4.0

Press Release | June 16, 2016

CAN FD Controller IP Core Excels Through Third Plug Fest Testing

Press Release | June 6, 2016

Universal Adapter for RFID Components

Press Release | April 18, 2016

RFID OPC UA AutoID Server facilitates the implementation of transponder technology in Industrie 4.0 environments

Press Release | April 15, 2016

CAN FD Plug Fest Shows Robust Operation of Controller IP Core by CAST and Fraunhofer IPMS

Press Release | March 4, 2016

Data transmission of the future: Fraunhofer IPMS to present Li-Fi technology at OFC 2016

Press Release | February 8, 2016

Maintenance-Free Sensor Nodes for the Internet of Things

Press Release | February 7, 2016

CAN FD IP Core with Additional Benefit

Press Release | January 14, 2016

Industrie 4.0: Fraunhofer IPMS and HTW Dresden cooperate