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IKT supports its customers and cooperation partners in all respects of converting recent results of R&D and standardization into applicable solutions and market ready products.

The direct vicinity to the Communication Systems Laboratory of Ostfalia University ensures transfer of results from current research projects as well as the participation of ambitious students who, guided by the director and the members of scientific staff, bring their creativity and innovative power into projects carried out in the institute.


Institute Director

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Diederich Wermser, Director of the University of Applied Sciences in Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel's Communication Systems Laboratory has represented the Communication Systems specialization in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University since 1994. After graduating from the Institute for Theoretical Telecommunication Engineering at Hannover University, he has led the design and implementation of communication systems and applications in corporations such as British Petroleum (BP), Axel Springer Verlag, US West and VIAG Interkom. As founding partner and managing director for two nationwide network operators he has gathered extensive experience in the corporate implementation of innovations in communication technology.

You find a list of recent publications here.

Fields of Activity

  • OpenStandard Communication Protocols
  • SDN – Software Defined Networks, OpenFlow, OF-Config
  • NFV - Network Function Virtualisation, OpenStack
  • Industrie 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Voice over IP (VoIP), Unified Communications (UC)
  • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), Presence Service
  • Soft-PBX: SipXecs, OpenUC, Asterisk, FreeSWITCH
  • Web RealTime Communication (WebRTC)
  • NGN: IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem)
  • All-IP Mobile Communication, LTE
  • Critical Communications, TETRA – LTE
  • Workflow-Integration of RTC
  • Quality-of-Service-Mechanisms (QoS) for RTC
  • IntServ, DiffServ, MPLS, IPv6
  • Routing, Load Balancing, NAT
  • Analysis of „VoIP-Readiness“, Security in VoIP-Systems
  • Test of IP-based Communication Systems
  • Conformity Tests, TTCN-3
  • Interoperability Tests, Stress Tests
  • Development / Integration of OpenStandard Network Elements
  • Contributions to Open Source Projects

Co-Operation Partners

The staff of IKT has utilized its competence in projects with numerous national and international partners:

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