With the SENTINEL lighthouse project, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is launching a lead project to develop key technologies for the upcoming 6G mobile communications standard. The focus is on terahertz technologies and solutions for flexible networks. Fraunhofer FOKUS, as well as four other Fraunhofer institutes, are involved in SENTINEL.
The ALADIN project aims to ensure safer forest firefighting in the future employing demand-oriented 5G networking of emergency forces and response resources. As a first step, a nomadic, i.e. local and temporary, network is being set up at the Schönhagen airfield in Brandenburg. The network will then be used as a basis for controlling unmanned response equipment and monitoring and securing the site of operations.
The use of new technological approaches, such as the digital twin, can optimize the maintenance process of gas turbines in power plants. Fraunhofer FOKUS provides new approaches for the expansion of the communication infrastructure in connection with Digital Twins.
The increasing networking of the value chain in the course of digitalization requires further development of networking software in the field of the Internet of Things (IoT). For this purpose, the FAMOUS project combines the research expertise of the University of Augsburg, ifak, the Fraunhofer Institutes IPK and FOKUS with the competencies of the companies Endress+Hauser, Lenze, and Bosch.
Vertical demos over Common large scale field Trials for Rail, energy and media Industries
The Digitising European Industry (DEI) strategy aims to reinforce EU's competitiveness in digital technologies and ensure that any industry in Europe, big or small, wherever situated and in any sector can fully benefit from digital innovations. One pillar of the strategy is to setup a pan-European network of Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH), to broadly foster and disseminate digital innovation.
Fed4FIRE+ is an Integrating Project under the European Union’s Programme Horizon 2020, addressing the work programme topic Future Internet Research and Experimentation. It started in January 2017 and will run for 60 months, until the end of September 2021.
The H2020 project ElasTest aims at assisting companies developing large scale complex distributed systems to create a testing ecosystem that enables them to reduce time-to-market and ship software products that are more robust while at the same time increase the productivity of developers and testers.
5G Ready Trial Platform aims to provide support for the technology development between prototype implementation and commercial systems addressing the development and trialing needs in the last phases of development.
Federating Japanese and European 5G Testbeds to Explore Relevant Standards and Align Views on 5G Mobile Network Infrastructure Supporting Dynamic Creation and Management of Network Slices for Different Mobile Services.
IEEE TSN standards are the technology for unifying network infrastructures in the manufacturing industry. They gradually replace existing non-interoperable networking solutions and guarantee seamless communication from enterprise to field level. High bandwidth, full interoperability, strict and dependable real-time communication – TSN is a game changer for interconnecting shop floor assets.
Advanced ICT platforms (including Cloud, M2M, SDN, NFV and Mobile Broadband), tools and cutting edge expertise for testing, monitoring, test control, remote usage and federation with external testbeds.