IoT Training: 

The IoT transfer center offers various training programs. Besides scheduled courses offered by FOKUS Academy there are customized courses tailored to the individual requirements and interests of our customers. The following training modules are currently offered:


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IoT Basics Fundamental Knowledge ( 3 hrs – 2 x 90 min) :

Introduction into Internet of Things:

- Essential IoT definitions, taxonomies

- IoT application domains

- Motivation and goals of IoT

- Risks and challenges in IoT

- IoT market, market trends, forecasts on future interconnected things

- IoT standardization

- Cyberphysical systems

- Interconnection in IoT

- Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication

- IoT platforms

- Security in IoT

- IoT business models

- Selected practical examples

Target group: Beginners who want to familiarize themselves with the basic matter

Contact: Dr.-Ing. Florian Schreiner

E-Mail: florian.schreiner@fokus.fraunhofer.de

IoT Advanced Comprehensive Overview (6 hrs – 4 x 90 mins) :

EIntroduction into the world of Internet of Things

- Essential IoT definitions, taxonomies

- IoT application domains

    o IoT in the consumer sector

    o IoT in industrial applications

- Motivation and goals in IoT

- Risks and challenges in IoT

- IoT market, market trends, forecasts on future interconnected things

- IoT and Industrial IIoT Standardization

- IoT architectures

- Cyber-physical systems

- Connectivity in IoT

    o M2M sensor networks

    o Near-field communication technologies (NFC)

    o Mobile and wireless communication technologies

- Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication

    o M2M communication protocols

    o M2M communication standards

    o M2M platforms

- IoT Infrastructures

    o IoT cloud infrastructures        

    o Fog and edge computing in IoT

      Advantages of Fog/Edge computing

      Fog/Edge computing standards

      Fog/Edge platforms

- IoT Platforms

   o Core functionality of IoT platforms

   o IoT device management

   o Data management in IoT

   o Comparison of relevant platforms

- Security in IoT

- IoT assessment / technology readiness level of IoT in the enterprise

- IoT business models

- Selected IoT examples in practice

- Selected live demonstrations


Target group: Newcomers who want to gain a comprehensive overview of core topics and technologies in IoT and get a hands-on experience of IoT solutions

Contact: Dr.-Ing. Florian Schreiner

E-Mail: florian.schreiner@fokus.fraunhofer.de

IoT Technology Deep-Dive

Customized training programm comprising IoT Advanced modules and further specialization from the following modules (2-3 Days)

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) IoT in der industriellen Nutzung (3 Stunden – 2x 90 min)

Overview/Motivation:

The digital transformation in industry causes a fusion of real and virtual world into an Internet of things, services and data. The digital interconnection creates a foundation that enables new business models by data analysis, reduces costs and improves efficiency. We concentrate in this course on the important core topics of connectivity, communication, data and programmability.

Target group: Start-ups, SMEs and large enterprises that haven’t fully exploited yet the potential of their (hidden) data in a profitable way.


Contact: Dr.-Ing. Alexander 

E-Mail: Willner Alexander.Willner@fokus.fraunhofer.de