Press Release ENTOURAGE among the winners in the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy’s Smart Service World competition
Project seeks to build a bridge connecting the Internet of Things with smart assistance systems
ENTOURAGE, an interdisciplinary project involving the CONWEAVER GmbH, has succeeded in attracting funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) through its Smart Service World technology competition. ENTOURAGE is one of 16 successful projects selected out of 130 entries. Over the next three years it will seek to build a bridge connecting the Internet of Things with smart assistance systems.
CONWEAVER GmbH develops methods for IoT interoperability
One of the project’s goals is the open interconnection of usually closed and manufacturer specific Internet of Things platforms. With the help of such connections, domain-independent assistance systems could be developed. Joachim Caspar from CONWEAVER GmbH explains: “Our focus in the project is the analysis of existing platforms and the development of interfaces for interoperable data exchange. CONWEAVER contributes to the project: Expertise on IT integration of heterogeneous data worlds, traceability, semantic representations, i. e. knowledge networks.”
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