The Center for Interoperability at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS bundles the expertise of the institute’s competence centers. The laboratory environments at the center make it possible to sound out the semantic, technical, organizational and legal dimensions of interoperability of various industry topics and takes them into account during the standardization processes. We provide consulting on questions about interoperability and standardization, development of test and approach scenarios as well as adaptors, test beds, workshops, training and joint marketing activities among other services.


FOKUS Media Web Symposium 2014
Fraunhofer FOKUS, together with partners and friends, invites to the FOKUS Media Web Symposium 2014, May 8 - 9, in Berlin, Germany.

Whitepaper "Interoperability Digital Rights Management and the Web"
Fraunhofer FOKUS Famium platform introduces a Content Decryption Module (CDM) implementation for Microsoft PlayReady DRM. Click here to download the whitepaper.

OpenMTC Release 1 is available
Building upon the great success of OpenIMC and OpenEPC, Fraunhofer FOKUS released a new M2M communication platform: OpenMTC.

Cloud Computing for the public administration
Watch the new video on public administration!

The final report IPv6 is available
Click here to download "The Internet Protocol version 6 - Opportunities and challenges for the business location Germany".

Fraunhofer FOKUS

The Center for Interoperability addresses different topics in industry-oriented approach, to optimally support the dialogue between the individual parties. [more]

Interoperability Laboratories
The approach of the interoperability laboratories is practice oriented: technical scenarios from various fields are analyzed and evaluated regarding their interoperability issues. [more]

The Center for Interoperability offers independent consulting and scientific expertise. The application oriented, cross discipline service range includes competence, workshops and showcases. [more]


 Call for Papers

I-ESA 2014 - 7th International Conference on Interoperability for Enterprise Systems and Applications
March 24-28, 2014 | Albi, France

NTMS 2014 - 6th International Conference on new Technologies, Mobility & Security
March 30-2, 2014 | Dubai, UAE

NTMS 2014 - 6th International Conference on new Technologies, Mobility & Security
October 30, 2013 | Full paper submission deadline