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InES, a R+D orientated institute of the School of Engineering, is primarily occupied with networked embedded systems in the automation industry. As one of the major R+D centres in real time communication systems we can offer clients and partners low-risk access to innovative and/or high-risk technologies. With a team of 40 graduate engineers our world-class experience in the technological foci listed below has made us the partner of choice for many leading Swiss companies. 

  • Industrial communication – Real-Time Ethernet and field-bus systems
  • Precision time-synchronisation
  • Wireless communication, RFID  and energy harvesting
  • Distributed automation
  • Formal engineering methods for embedded system design
  • Process interfacing, visualisation and registration



ZHAW School of Engineering
Institute of Embedded Systems
Technikumstr. 9
CH-8401 Winterthur

Tel. +41 58 934 75 25
Fax: +41 58 935 75 25
E-Mail: info.ines(at)


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