Category: Hardware


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A computer is a mathematical machine that can automatically execute sequences of instructions formulated as programs.

Autonomous systems

Autonomous systems are complex processes that carry out actions independently without human control.

Quantum computing

The theory of quantum computing states that the use of quantum mechanical computation leads to a lower runtime complexity for some problems that would not be possible using a conventional computer.


With a history going back to the 1960s, the word internet nowadays is used as a generic term combining various technologies, services, entertainment offerings and much more.

Internet of Things

The term Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the connectivity of various devices in industry and private households.

Digital infrastructure

The digital infrastructure is the foundation for internet access and digital services. We distinguish between the cable-based fixed network and the mobile network.