Partners and memberships
To offer our customers comprehensive support in their embedded projects, we maintain a network of partnerships and memberships.
BlackBerry® QNX® is a trusted supplier of commercial operating systems, hypervisors, development tools, support and services, all purpose-built for the world’s most critical embedded systems. BlackBerry QNX helps customers streamline their development efforts to more efficiently launch safe, secure and reliable systems. Their technology is trusted in more than 195 million vehicles and is deployed in embedded systems around the world across a range of industries including aerospace and defense, automotive, commercial vehicles, heavy machinery, industrial controls, medical, rail and robotics. Founded in 1980, BlackBerry QNX is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and was acquired by BlackBerry in 2010.
IBV is technology partner and authorized distributor since 2007 for products from BlackBerry QNX in Southern Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein.
Read more about the products and services offered by IBV for QNX.
EtherCAT (Ethernet for Control Automation Technology) is an Ethernet-based fieldbus system, invented by Beckhoff Automation. The protocol is standardized in IEC 61158 and is suitable for both hard and soft real-time computing requirements in automation.
The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) keeps EtherCAT technology open for all potential users. It brings EtherCAT device manufacturers, technology providers, and users together to further the technology. It provides multiple Technical Working Groups where experts carefully work on various specific aspects of EtherCAT.
IBV is a member of the ETG since 2008 and has deep knownledge and experience with this fieldbus technology.
Read more about the products and services offered by IBV for the EtherCAT technology.
POWERLINK is a patent-free, manufacturer-independent and completely software-based communication system for hard real time that has been available as a free open source solution since 2008.
The Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG) was founded in 2003 in Switzerland as an independent association with a democratic structure. Its goals are the standardization, promotion and further development of POWERLINK technology, which was first presented to the public in 2001.
IBV is a member of the Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG) since 2017.
Read more about the products and services offered by IBV for the POWERLINK technology.
With 6500 students the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest in Bavarian Swabia. With over 150 professors and more than 300 tutors, the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences uses the latest teaching methods and equipment to provide students with the best education in science, technology and the arts.
IBV cooperates with the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences in research projects.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. is a global semiconductor company creating solutions that enable secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world. NXP focuses on research, development and innovation in its target markets.
Since many years, IBV is working in customer projects with microcontrollers and application processors from NXP. Based on this knownledge and experience, we offer software products dedicated for NXP controllers and provide high-quality software engineering services to our customers.
IBV is NXP Registered Partner since 2021.
PROFIBUS is the world’s most successful fieldbus with 65.9 million devices installed by the end of 2021. PROFINET has become the leading Industrial Ethernet Standard in the market.
PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) is the most influential interest group in the field of industrial communication. Through the member companies working closely together ideas will become standards, standards will lead to innovative products, and innovative products will deliver powerful automation solutions for the future.
IBV is member in the PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V. (PNO) and provides engineering services to implement the PROFINET technology in custom applications.
PHYTEC develops and produces microprocessor-based solutions for the global, industrial embedded market at its headquarters in Mainz. PHYTEC’s range of products and services include System on Modules, Single Board Computern and custom products as well as housing design and complete assembly.
PHYTEC and IBV have a long-term partnership in joint customer projects.
IBV provides software products and board support packages for PHYTEC SOMs.