Automated Design of interoperable Room Automation Systems

We proudly present AUTERAS, the innovative design tool for room automation system. AUTERAS is capable of automating labor-intensive tasks during planning and design of vendor-independent, interoperable room automation systems, starting at the creation of VDI 3813-2 compliant room control schematics and followed by the selection of appropriate devices and the logical interconnections between them.


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  • System Designer

    The automated cutting-edge approach of AUTERAS relieves System Designers as well as System Integrators from the most labor- and cost- intensive tasks while planning and designing room automation.

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  • Device Manufacturer

    Your products can easily be picked by the design algorithm of AUTERAS – simply add a description of your products to our device database!

    Or are you interested in an OEM version of AUTERAS featuring only your own products?

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  • Builders and Architects

    In addition to the AUTERAS® design tool, the AUTERAS® LITE tool is available for you to get started. It queries the functional customer requirements and determines the necessary standard functions, sensors, etc., which must be covered by the room automation devices to be used. At the moment AUTERAS® LITE ist just available in German.

  • Consultation

    Every 1st Tuesday of the month we offer an introduction to the AUTERAS® tool in the form of a telco. Please send an e-mail to

    A screencast of the tool can be found here.

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13th Silicon Saxony Day

Silicon Saxony DayOn 29 May 2018 the 13th Silicon Saxony Day took place. This Silicon Saxony Day was all about "Smart System Hubs".

The topic was HARDWARE.SOFTWARE.CONNECTIVITY. A key topic was the interoperability of networked sensors, controllers and actuators. The professorship for Technical Information Systems is a member of the Silicon Saxony Network and has actively helped shape the 13th Silicon Saxony Day.


Construction Research Centre

The Construction Research Centre at the TU Dresden as an interdisciplinary scientific institution was founded last year. On 11 April 2017 a tour of the Construction Research Centre was carried out for the guests of the Center for Energy Efficient Buildings Prague (UCEEB) and other interested parties.



Representatives of th IHK ChemnitzTo take advantage of the digital design possibilities and succeed in the fast-paced competition for innovative developments and their added value, the Dresdner Smart Systems Hub relies on a closely networked cooperation of all involved actors. One of the actors of the first hour is the professorship for Technical Information Systems. She is involved in the Smart Systems Hub in order to talk to external stakeholders.


Standard VDI 3812 "Automation functions for residential buildings"

In the new VDI 3812 workgroup, the industry is developing a modular system of automation functions, from which thousands of frequently built living space types can be compiled in planning. This means that complete equipment concepts can be generated from simple checklists in just a few minutes.