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DB Systel GmbH



The question is not what IT is but what IT does

Christa Koenen
CEO DB Systel GmbH


Limitless networking with digital images

02/2019 – The digital images of trains, stations and other corporate assets are part of the Internet of Things – and an essential building block for the smart digitalisation of Deutsche Bahn.

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Find out in our current issue, how the technology improves employee training, supports maintenance and repair, and enables more efficient planning of construction projects.

En route to transparent tracks

02/2019 – The digital recording of the track condition is taking significant strides forward: the new database technology, SAP Business Warehouse on HANA, makes possible the paperless inspection of track magnets. And it does not stop there.

How “FINANCE 4 DB” is rethinking the financial function digitally

02/2019 – The group programme "FINANCE 4 DB" is reconstructing the financial department of Deutsche Bahn into a key factor of success. In shaping the transformation process, the programme is also relying on the digital competence of DB Systel.

Hunting down graffiti with artificial intelligence

02/2019 – Damage caused by graffiti is a nuisance, but also costs millions to repair. In order to discover it more quickly, Deutsche Bahn is now resorting to intelligent means: in future, a combination of cameras and artificial intelligence should detect graffiti automatically.

One switch for better quality

02/2019 – Whether booking meeting rooms, counting people, monitoring stock or measuring temperatures: with innovative sensor solutions work processes at Deutsche Bahn will in future be made easier, more efficient and cost effective.

On track for the future

11/2018 – With innovative training using virtual reality technologies, Deutsche Bahn is turning heads within the Group and beyond. The new EVE "mechanical signal box" learning application has added another state-of-the-art training module to the digital classroom.

Smartphones as windows on augmented reality

11/2018 – In a DB Systel test project, a smartphone camera shows much more than just reality. The "Companion" AR app is designed to supplement the device's real field of view with all the relevant information and data – superimposed on objects.

So real you can almost touch it

11/2018 – Virtual reality is no longer the stuff of science fiction: Deutsche Bahn has been using immersive solutions of this kind for some time now. The technology improves employee training, supports maintenance and repair, and enables more efficient planning of construction projects.

Make the best decision

11/2018 – With a new approach to software development, the KIRA project enables dispatchers to respond more quickly and produces rapid and valuable results.

Hands free thanks to the digital language assistant

09/2018 – The DB Systel "Dialogue on track" team is developing a language assistant for wagon technicians together with DB Cargo – in order to make daily work easier and more effective. This is a project of great importance for many areas of Deutsche Bahn.