Reference projects



digitalization of production processes

Central process control, by intelligent good carriers and cyber-physical systems (CPS) enables a complete transparency of the current production status in order to control production planning flexibly an efficiently.



wireless mobile order picking

The wireless Pick-by-Light system based on s-net® technology enables a fast installation and simple redesign of shelves for flexible and low-effort order picking.




smart container for Kanban systems

Containers are equipped with sensors and s-net® technology, e.g. to detect and communicate filling levels. The smart containers form a cyber-physical system and provide the necessary data to automate Kanban processes.




Process optimization in clinics

OPAL Health is a wireless location and environmental monitoring system for medical devices and blood supplies. This simplifies device management - and increases safety in transfusion medicine.



analysis of movement behavior

The INNOVAGE project combines a continuous analysis of the movement behavior of seniors with the implementation of appropriate movement measures based on s-net® technology.



Process optimization for patients

With Olog-Pat, Smart Objects collect localization and condition data of the patients. They can collect, store and communicate information with their environment. 



continuous monitoring of ULDs

The combination of asset tracking systems and s-net® networking technology ensures secure monitoring and localization of cargo for real-time control of air freight containers.



cargo monitoring for sea containers

ConTrack is a freight tracking system with localization and mobile or satellite communication. Both the containers and the freight are monitored on their transport routes. For example, to optimize logistics processes or initiate measures to protect the goods.


networking to increase productivity

Development of a generic system for the flexible networking of multi-level production processes to increase resource-efficient productivity

Application in industry 4.0



Condition monitoring (switching states predictive maintenance)

Smart metering (remote meter reading or consumer control)

M2M communication



mioty® for cold chain monitoring

Closely meshed monitoring of the environmental conditions to ensure high quality in the storage of lebkuchen.


mioty® in automotive production

Efficient digital monitoring of air pressure, temperature and humidity in production areas to improve production conditions for man and machine.


mioty® in natural gas and oil production

Efficient digital remote monitoring of wells according to legal requirements

Application in the smart city sector


Environmental monitoring

Building automation and

Parking lot monitoring

Smart metering

Tree irrigation monitoring 



mioty® for smart irrigation in the city of Erlangen

To prevent the loss of trees in cities, a data-driven recommendation algorithm is being developed that determines when which urban tree needs to be watered. The mioty® wireless technology for data transmission is ideal for this task.


mioty® for the urban leisure sector

transmission of location data to visualize and analyze various bike routes


mioty® in the Smart City – Saarlouis

The transformation of the district town of Saarlouis into a smart city is to be made possible by, among other things, parking space monitoring, a traffic guidance system, sensors for recording environmental data and the reading of meter readings using mioty®.

Application in the safety sector


Atmospheric measurements  

Occupational safety

Predictive maintenance

Mine monitoring




mioty® for atmospheric measurements

In the "SMARTIES" research project, Fraunhofer IIS and the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPI-DS) are testing small weather balloons equipped with the wireless transmission technology mioty®. The aim is to develop a system of intelligent atmospheric tracers, known as SMARTIES.



The results from the was4wos project are intended to protect lone workers in the future and prevent unnoticed accidents by means of a reliable and fail-safe real-time system. The developed emergency signal system for lone workers thus helps end users as well as large companies to increase the safety of their employees and to reduce costs at the same time.


Intelligent screw connection

Critical screw connections protect all our lives and must be checked regularly. The intelligent screw connection enables wireless and energy-autonomous monitoring of the screw as a simple and universal assembly option.


mioty® – ensuring safety in mines

Continuous assessment and transmission of air quality and ventilation data throughout the mine.

Application in the agricultural sector


Water consumption

Soil temperature

Soil moisture    

Air humidity

Use of fertilizers


mioty® in the agricultural sector – FutureIoT

The soil sensor technology sub-project of FutureIoT is concerned with technology and application research into future IoT systems for use in digital agriculture. IoT solutions for recording soil parameters are being developed and tested to ensure needs-based fertilization and the careful distribution of water. 


mioty® in the agricultural sector – Regional Sensor Cloud Knoblauchsland

Building on the soil sensor technology sub-project of FutureIoT, Fraunhofer IIS is continuing to pursue the collection and evaluation of sensor data in agriculture as part of the Regional Sensor Cloud (RSC) project.

Further application areas


Chemical industry

Critical infrastructure monitoring: smart grid, mining, oil and gas

Facility management

Smart building






Maintenance free mioty®-LPWAN with energy harvesting

Sensors with batteries are now a thing of the past. The combination of our Energy Harvesting- and mioty-technologies enables energy-efficient and maintenance-free operation of sensors.”


mioty® for smart metering at Munich Airport

The FutureIOT joint research project develops IoT solutions for practical challenges in the “” and “” project domains. Robust radio transmission is provided by the mioty® LPWAN technology.


Smart Fiber

Wireless data and energy transmission

Components made of fiberglass composite are reliably checked for constant loads. Integrated sensors can record temperature and load data. These can be read out by means of wireless data and energy transmission.



RFID in lightweight construction

Development of reliable RFID transponders, which function perfectly within conductive and at the same time heavily physically loaded parts.