itk Engineering

Innovations on the Track

“High availability and increasing complexity in safety-critical applications – we solve the mounting challenges in rail technology with our distinct methods and tool expertise. We are partners for the long haul.”

Observing Signals – Ensuring Safety
Software Development on the Fast Track

Our Services

 Safety-critical System Development


Standardized Development (CENELEC)

  • CENELEC Reference Workflow (based on COTS Tools; ITK in-house development and IP)
  • RAMS(S) management according to EN 50126
  • Standardized development process according to EN 50128/50657 up to SIL 4
  • Appraisal with declaration of conformity by an EBA-assessor

Method Expertise 

  • Model-based development
  • Modular software architectures and platforms
  • Tool-based development process
  • ALM (Application Lifecycle Management)
  • Formal methods (formal specification, formal verification)
  • Big Data
  • Algorithm development

Range of Applications

Rail vehicles: from TCMS over Predictive Maintenance to comfort functions

Infrastructure: from electronic interlockings over ETCS (European Train Control System) to passenger information

  • Modular Software Architecture
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Cyber-Security
  • Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS)
  • Automated Train Operation
  • Precise and Reliable Localization

Online Presentation:

From 7th – 8Th July the first live online from TÜV Süd took place. Our colleagues Dr. Tobias Hofbaur and Dr. Sebastian Labitzke hosted an exciting presentation about “solution approach for highly dynamic software updates with consideration of security aspects.”

Click here for our presentation > Video

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