51 Hessian and European enterprises, academic and research institutions presented ICT innovations at iTEC08. In the theme parks Games, Innovations and E-Skills the visitors explored thrilling high-tech exhibits and obtained information at first hand:   

The Games Park showed modern developments in the games industry:

  • the winners of the European Innovative Games Awards (EIGA) 2008 presented games applications, consols and concepts in the fields of education, health und sports as well as  retrospective automats of the digital games culture.


The Innovation Park offered besides the themes of ambient technologies, eInclusion, satellite navigation and software engineering among others the following highlights:

  • The IT security forum demonstrated security-oriented tasks and solutions.
  • The Auto-ID forum focussed parts of the logistical process within a supply chain in cooperation with the industry-oriented association AIM-Deutschland. As an example barcodes, 2D Codes and RFID were illustrated for the labelling of products and transport containers.
  • The 3D-forum demonstrated innovative technologies for the industrial use of virtual and augmented reality. Complex industrial production arrangements could be operated at the Multi Touch Table by simple navigation with one's fingers.


The E-Skills Park offered IT-competences for young and old people:

  • 16 exploration stations of the exhibition „Abenteuer Informatik – Informatik begreifen“ invited to an entertainig tour. How does a navigation computer count? Why can a DVD with scratches still play? Why do so many digital pictures fit on a memory card? The following attractions of the exhibition „Abenteuer Informatik – Informatik begreifen“ have been offered free of charge:
    - for teachers an accredited workshop on 06.11.2008, 10-17 h, and
    - for school classes a visiting period on 07.11.2008, 11.30-17 h.
  • Of the inventor of the computer Konrad Zuse from Hessen the Graphomat, which is the first CAD system of the world, could be observed
  • … and the visitors could learn how to design barrier-free websites.


E-Commerce consultations and website checks were offered of the Hessian competence centres BIEG (Frankfurt), EC-M (Gießen) and ECCN (Kassel) at their collective stand. A website check analyses the opportunity to improve a website. 

Would you like to participate in iTEC10? Please contact: 


Dr. Matthias Donath
HA Hessen Agentur GmbH

T +49 611 774-8963
F +49 611 774-58963

> matthias.donath
> www.hessen-agentur.de

Abraham-Lincoln-Str. 38-42
D-65189 Wiesbaden 


Exhibitors of iTEC08:

  • 54u
  • Agentur für Arbeit Darmstadt
  • AIM-D
  • Arbeitskreis Forum Hessen-IT
  • ATARI Deutschland GmbH
  • Beratungs- und Informationszentrum Elektronischer Geschäftsverkehr BIEG Hessen
  • CAST e.V.
  • Cesah GmbH
  • Cluster Unternehmenssoftware Rhein Main Neckar - Die IT-Region Deutschlands
  • Computerspiele Museum
  • DE-CIX Management GmbH
  • Deutsche Telekom AG
  • ECCN eCommerce-Kompetenzzentrum Nordhessen GbR
  • EC-M
  • eco e.V.
  • Enterprise Europe Network Hessen
  • erisa
  • ESA / ESOC
  • etamax-space
  • European Commission
  • Feig Electronic GmbH
  • F.A.Z.-Institut
  • FH Wiesbaden
  • FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH
  • Fraunhofer Ambient Assisted Living Alliance
  • Fraunhofer IGD
  • Fraunhofer SIT
  • Hessen-IT
  • Hochschule Darmstadt
  • Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach
  • INI-GraphicsNet Stiftung
  • InnoGames Forum e.V.
  • Interxion Deutschland GmbH
  • KIBNET IG Metall
  • Konrad-Zuse-Museum
  • Livingston Electronic Services GmbH
  • Motorola Enterprise Mobility Business
  • Museum für Kommunikation
  • Nintendo of Europe GmbH
  • Pepperl + Fuchs / Omnitron
  • Punchbyte
  • SAP Research
  • Sozialnetz Hessen c/o Hessen Agentur´
  • Stadtentwicklungsgesellschaft Rüsselsheim mbH & Co. KG
  • TU Darmstadt - Fachgebiet Multimedia Kommunikation
  • TU Darmstadt - Simulation, Systems Optimization and Robotics Group
  • TU Darmstadt - Abenteuer Informatik
  • Verimatic GmbH i.Gr.
  • Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt Marketing GmbH
  • ZGDV e.V.