Research area Networks and Identification

Networks and Identification

The technologies from the business field “Networks and Identification” build the basis for many Industry 4.0 and IoT applications. Solutions from smart objects to cyber-physical systems are part of the extensive technology and system offerings. For optimal networks and identification, we adapt our technologies individually and specifically to our customers' requirements.


At a glance



Our engineers constantly improve technologies for various applications.


Applications & Projects

Our solutions are implemented with the help of renowned partners - this is done in order to acheive the highest level of satisfaction possible.



We are not just conducting research. We also provide consultation services in terms of development and licencing.



You can find the brochure for the business field “Networks and Identification” of the Fraunhofer IIS here.


»Networks and Identification« Press Releases

All press information on »Networks and Identification« can be found in the Fraunhofer IIS press area.



Pick-by-light in testing at VW

Since March 2018, Volkswagen's Factory in Dresden has been running a first test system for the pick-by-light picking system. Initial tests have shown that orders can be processed twice as fast with the new system.



Quality assurance

Nuremberg: Together with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), the Fraunhofer IIS developed a tracking system that monitors selected sensor data in an energy-efficient manner. With existing solutions, it is only possible to reliably locate rescue workers in hazardous environments or to track containers in the industry with little effort. The results of the project will be presented at the Hanover Fair 2017.

Exhibitions and Events

Fair 26.02. - 28.02.2019

Embedded World

s-net® is a wireless networking technology that provides flexible and extremely low-power communication combined with positioning capabilities.

Join us at the Fraunhofer booth (Hall 4, 470) for more information.


Fair 01.04. - 05.04.2019

Hannover Fair

Find out what's behind the latest global industry trends in forums, podium discussions, presentations, and conventions.


Hanna Herger

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Hanna Herger

Contact Networks and Identification

Fraunhofer IIS
Nordostpark 84
90411 Nürnberg, Germany

Phone +49 911 58061-9414

Fax +49 911 58061-9499