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                                                                                                                               Prof. Edward G. Krubasik, Member
                                                                                                                               of the Managing Board of Siemens
                                                                                                                               AG, has special responsibilities for
1    EN     1/2001    2        Editorial      Edward Krubasik   Pictures of the Future    A look to the future                 Corporate Technology as well as for
                                                                                                                               various Groups in the
                                                                                                                               Transportation and Automation and
                                                                                                                               Control business segment

                                                                                                                                Recognizing which innovations
                                                                                                                                have high growth potential,
                                                                                                                                identifying key technological
                                                                                                                                breakthroughs, anticipating future
                                                                                          Pictures of the future - A process to customer requirements, spotting
2    EN     1/2001    4         Article       Ulrich Eberl      Pictures of the Future
                                                                                          help shape tomorrow's world           new business
                                                                                                                                opportunities—Siemens is
                                                                                                                                systematically doing all of these
                                                                                                                                things in its quest to "invent the

                                                                                                                               The complex future scenarios
                                                                                                                               developed by Siemens experts in
                                                                                                                               formulating what they call "Pictures
                                                                                                                               of the Future" have one thing in
                                                                                                                               common: They illustrate the great
                                                                Pictures of the Future,
3    EN     1/2001    6         Article       Ulrich Eberl                                Pictures of the furture              extent to which information and
                                                                                                                               communications technologies will
                                                                                                                               impact all areas of life in the future.
                                                                                                                               What follows is an overview of the
                                                                                                                               most important trends uncovered by
                                                                                                                               these composite visions.
                                                                                                       What passes as standard operating
                                                                                                       procedure today will soon look as
                                                                                                       primitive as Stone Age clubs and
                                                                                                       bone saws. By 2015, surgeons will
                                                                                                       use powerful visualization tools to
4   EN   1/2001   14   Scenario    Arthur Pease       Heathcare              The cutting edge          navigate through the patient's
                                                                                                       anatomy on a millimeter level. They
                                                                                                       will repair tissues using minuscule
                                                                                                       robotic instruments in procedures
                                                                                                       minutely planned through

                                                                                                       At Siemens, researchers are
                                                                                                       developing technologies that will
                                                                                                       make patients appear transparent
5   EN   1/2001   17    Article    Arthur Pease       Heathcare              The transparent patient   and may one day allow surgeons to
                                                                                                       operate through micro robots on a
                                                                                                       cellular level. Just around the
                                                                                                       corner are genetic testing systems
                                                                                                       that promise to replace many of
                                                                                                       today's operations with early
                                                                                                       detection and wellness programs.

                                                      Tomorrow's Operating
6   EN   1/2001   22   Interview   Ulrike Zechbauer                          Customized operations
                                                                                                               Doctors, technicians, engineers and
                                                                                                               computer scientists at the Klinikum
                                                                                                               rechts der Isar—one of Munich's
                                                                                                               largest hospitals—are working with
7    EN   1/2001   28    Article   Ulrike Zechbauer   Heathcare           Hand in hand                         Siemens to develop the operating
                                                                                                               room (OR) of the future. The main
                                                                                                               focus of their efforts is the
                                                                                                               improvement of minimally invasive
                                                                                                               procedures and treatments.

8    EN   1/2001   31    Article                      Heathcare           In Brief

                                                                                                               Ever tried using a new cell phone or
                                                                                                               computer program and wound up
                                                                                                               being totally frustrated? Customers
                                                      Global Network of   The fine art of listening to the     often wonder why some products
9    EN   1/2001   32   Feature    Guy Pirerce
                                                      Innovation          customer                             are easy to use while others defy
                                                                                                               logic. The secret lies in making
                                                                                                               things simple and, above all,
                                                                                                               listening to the customer.

                                                                                                               Money will become increasingly
                                                                                                               immaterial in the years and
                                                                                                               decades to come. With the advent
                                                                                                               of ever more refined technologies, a
                                   Norbert                                Digital money - Paying in bits and   large percentage of payments will
10   EN   1/2001   34   Scenario                      E-business
                                   Aschenbrenner                          bytes                                be conducted electronically—via
                                                                                                               the Internet, a SmartCard or a cell
                                                                                                               phone. As a result, transactions
                                                                                                               involving bills and coins will
                                                                                                               become something of a rarity.
                                                                                            Electronic transactions can be
                                                                                            made using a wide range of
                                                                                            processes—some successful,
                                                                                            others less so. In fact, companies
                                                                                            are still investigating what form of
11   EN   1/2001   37   Article   Güven Purtul   E-business   The long road to Eldorado
                                                                                            digital money will be most
                                                                                            acceptable to customers, how best
                                                                                            to encrypt personal data, and which
                                                                                            standard is likely to gain worldwide

                                                                                            Tomorrow's pay phone. Siemens
                                                                                            Elasa is now testing its WebPhone.
                                                                                            Outfitted with a 12" tempered glass
                                                                                            monitor, built-in video camera,
12   EN   1/2001   39   Article   Arthur Pease   E-business   Money talks                   ADSL line, and the latest payment
                                                                                            validation technology, the phone is
                                                                                            designed to provide what cell
                                                                                            phones can't—and to reverse
                                                                                            declining use of public phones

                                                                                            How can cell phones be used to
                                                                                            pay bills in a fast and simple way?
                                                                                            What features will determine the
                                                                                            success or failure of the
                                                                                            SmartCard? Will we be using
13   EN   1/2001   40   Article   Michael Lang   E-business   Paying with your finger tip   fingerprint ID systems in the future
                                                                                            to authorize payments? What's the
                                                                                            best way to encrypt an electronic
                                                                                            signature? Siemens and Infineon
                                                                                            are working on the answers to
                                                                                            these questions and many more.
                                                                                                            Hans Bauer, a director at
                                                                                                            Germany's Bundesbank, began
                                                                                                            working at the Frankfurt-based
                                                                                                            central bank in 1979. Since 1990,
                                                                                                            he has been in charge of credit
                                                                           "Internet commerce is boosting
14   EN   1/2001   44   Interview   Sylvia Trage         E-business                                         sector analyses. Besides dealing
                                                                           demand for e-money"
                                                                                                            with bank business structures and
                                                                                                            earnings trends, he handles the
                                                                                                            monetary policy aspects of banking
                                                                                                            supervision and payment

15   EN   1/2001   47    Article                         E-business        In Brief

                                                                                                            As in many other areas of work,
                                                                                                            research benefits from the pooling
                                                                                                            of resources. That's why Siemens
                                                                                                            works with partners from around the
16   EN   1/2001   48   Feature     Sylvia Trage         R&D Cooperation   My phone understands Chinese     world. One example is the
                                                                                                            company's partnership with
                                                                                                            Shanghai's Jiao-Tong and Beijing's
                                                                                                            Tsinghua universities in the field of
                                                                                                            speech recognition systems.

                                                                                                            In the near future, maybe by 2015,
                                                                                                            everything from home appliances to
                                                                                                            personal robots will be networked.
                                                                                                            The key to universal networking will
17   EN   1/2001   50   Scenario    Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Communications    Special agents in the future     be invisible software agents. They
                                                                                                            will ensure that devices exchange
                                                                                                            and filter information, work with
                                                                                                            each other, and be available around
                                                                                                            the clock from any location.
                                                                                                             They work quickly and efficiently
                                                                                                             and relieve their users of routine
                                                                                                             tasks. Siemens researchers are
                                                                        Invisible helpers in the world of    developing intelligent software units
18   EN   1/2001   53   Article   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Communications
                                                                        networked computers                  that can, for example, search for
                                                                                                             hard-to-find specialists or the best
                                                                                                             travel connections in a completely
                                                                                                             autonomous manner.

                                                                                                             Although the international research
                                                                                                             community has been pushing
                                                                                                             ahead with agent technology since
                                                                        Creating the right environment for   the late 1970s, it has produced very
19   EN   1/2001   58   Article   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Communications
                                                                        agents                               few independent products to date.
                                                                                                             In particular, the problem of
                                                                                                             standardization is proving a difficult
                                                                                                             nut to crack.

20   EN   1/2001   59   Article                        Communications   In Brief

                                                                                                             A new Siemens spin-off has
                                                                                                             developed diagnostic algorithms
                                                                                                             that can listen to heart sounds,
                                                                                                             identify where they were produced,
                                                                                                             and interpret their probable causes.
21   EN   1/2001   60   Feature   Arthur Pease         Start-ups        If the heart could speak
                                                                                                             Spin-off partner SPEEDUS is
                                                                                                             working on an Internet-accessible
                                                                                                             database for archiving the sounds
                                                                                                             and harvesting information from
                                                                                 Patents and potent weapons; Here
                                                       Patents and
22   EN   1/2001   62   Feature     Harmut Runge                                 comes the electronic ticket; Zero
                                                                                 emission ship in sight; Interview

23   EN   1/2001   64   Feature                                                  464,000 Employees

                                                                                                                    Prof. Dr. Claus Weyrich, Member of
                                                                                                                    the Managing Board of Siemens AG
24   EN   1/2002   2    Editorial      Claus Weyrich         Innovation          Innovation is the Competitive Edge and Head of Corporate Technology,
                                                                                                                    on the relevance of innovation for

                                                                                                                     The first edition of Pictures of the
                                                                                                                     Future introduced Siemens' method
                                                                                                                     of visualizing the future to draw up a
                                                                                                                     comprehensive overview of future
25   EN   1/2002   4    Interview       Ulrich Eberl    Pictures of the future   The Process of Picturing the Future technological developments. The
                                                                                                                     process has served to identify the
                                                                                                                     most important trends in the
                                                                                                                     company's business areas. What's
                                                                                                                     the next step?
                                                                                                      July 2010: Pioneers in mobile
                                                                                                      communication systems are
                                                                                                      meeting at the 4GSM World
                                                     Mobile         Scenario 2010: The Always-On      Congress in Cannes, France, to
26   EN   1/2002   6    Scenario
                                                  Communications             Generation               discuss the latest developments.
                                                                                                      UMTS cell phones are now
                                                                                                      everyday devices, buth there's also
                                                                                                      a new trend ...

                                                                                                      The mobile communications
                                                                                                      systems of tomorrow will offer much
                                                                                                      more than just telephony and text
                                                                                                      messaging. Experts predict that
                                                     Mobile                                           mobile multimedia services will play
27   EN   1/2002   9     Article   Ulrich Eberl                            UMTS and More
                                                  Communications                                      a major role in our daily lives.
                                                                                                      Ushering in the new era will be
                                                                                                      radio standards such as UMTS
                                                                                                      backed up by local mobile networks
                                                                                                      and digital radio services.

                                                                                                     Pictures that are too small and
                                                                                                     connections that are too slow—two
                                                                                                     reasons why Internet and
                                                                                                     multimedia applications for cell
                                                                                                     phones have yet to take off. GPRS
28   EN   1/2002   12    Article   Dörte Otten                     Maxi Displays and Mini Projectors and the new UMTS networks will
                                                                                                     increase data transfer rates, thus
                                                                                                     making cell phones suitable for
                                                                                                     videos. But the question is: which
                                                                                                     display best serves the depiction of
                                                                                                     multimedia content?
                                                                                                             As laptops, organizers and cell
                                                                                                             phones assume ever more
                                                                                                             functions, power requirements are
                                                                                                             growing by leaps and bounds. In
29   EN   1/2002   14   Article     Bernd Müller                          Filling Stations for Cell Phones   short, the coming multimedia
                                                                                                             revolution will need better power
                                                                                                             storage technologies and some
                                                                                                             exotic new batteries if it is to fulfill
                                                                                                             its promise.

                                    Enno Kapitza /        Mobile
30   EN   1/2002   17   Article                                                  Japan's Pioneers
                                   Sebastian Moser     Communications

                                                                                                             When it comes to the success of
                                                                                                             the new mobile communications
                                                                                                             networks, the biggest uncertainty
                                                                                                             remains the customer. Which
                                                                                                             applications will be attractive
                                  Sebastian Moser /       Mobile            Plugging Customers in the        enough to persuade users to part
31   EN   1/2002   18   Article
                                    Ulrich Eberl       Communications           Multimedia Picture           with their money? Industry studies
                                                                                                             and experts are focusing on
                                                                                                             multimedia messaging,
                                                                                                             entertainment, localized and
                                                                                                             personalized services, and
                                                                                                             business applications.

                                                                                                          The Isle of Man is home to the first
                                                                                                          field test in Europe of a third-
                                                                                                          generation mobile communications
                                                          Mobile        Multimedia in Motion: UMTS on the network. Featuring location-based
32   EN   1/2002   20   Article   Evdoxia Tsakiridou
                                                       Communications               Isle of Man           services, the new network guides
                                                                                                          users to all the interesting sights,
                                                                                                          including the next pub or even a
                                                                                                          nearby ATM.
                                                      Mobile           Getting New Business Ideas off the
33   EN   1/2002   22    Article
                                                   Communications                   Ground

34   EN   1/2002   23    Article                                                    In Brief

                                                                                                            In the future, power supply units in
                                                                                                            passenger cars will integrate the
                                                                                                            starter and generator into a single
                                                                                                            unit. The resulting solution makes
                                                                                                            more power available to the axles,
                                      Norbert      Global Network of
35   EN   1/2002   24   Feature                                              Powerful Partnership           recovers braking energy and saves
                                   Aschenbrenner      Innovation
                                                                                                            fuel. In a unique example of global
                                                                                                            cooperation, the software for the
                                                                                                            integrated starter-generator is being
                                                                                                            written by developers in Germany
                                                                                                            and India

                                                                                                            Driving is set to change in many
                                                                                                            ways. By 2015, onboard sensors
                                                                                                            will help to guide motorists out of
                                                                                                            harm's way. Automated travel on
                                                                                                            special lanes may be possible.
36   EN   1/2002   26   Scenario   Arthur Pease     Transportation            Next Exit: Tomorrow
                                                                                                            Entertainment and information will
                                                                                                            be tailored to driver preferences,
                                                                                                            location and real-time needs. Here's
                                                                                                            a personal look at what it might be
                                                                                                         Whether it's clothes, furniture or
                                                                                                         mobile phones—these days
                                                                                                         everything has to have a sense of
                                                                                                         unique identity. Automakers and
37   EN   1/2002   29   Article   Ulrike Zechbauer   Transportation         Cars with Character
                                                                                                         parts suppliers feel the same way,
                                                                                                         and are investing in technologies
                                                                                                         that will give cars plenty of

                                                                                                         Sensors are now being developed
                                                                                                         that will help tomorrow's vehicles
                                                                                                         avoid accidents. The next step is to
38   EN   1/2002   33   Article    Arthur Pease      Transportation    The Road to Intelligent Traffic   put these sensors online so that
                                                                                                         each vehicle becomes part of a real-
                                                                                                         time, intelligent traffic information

                                                                                                         Driver assistance systems will help
                                                                                                         to prevent accidents only if they can
                                                                                                         provide unambiguous information at
                                                                                                         exactly the right time. But just when
39   EN   1/2002   37   Article     Rolf Sterbak     Transportation   Looking Inside the Driver's Head   is the optimum moment?
                                                                                                         DaimlerChrysler researchers want
                                                                                                         to find out—by observing the
                                                                                                         processes going on inside the
                                                                                                         driver's head.
                                                                                                           Dr. Burkhard Göschel, 56, is the
                                                                                                           Member of the BMW AG Board of
                                                                                                           Management who is responsible for
                                                                                                           Development and Purchasing. A
                                                                                                           mechanical engineer by training, he
                                                                                                           joined BMW 24 years ago and has
                                                                                                           worked in a wide range of areas at
                                                                         In the Future, We Will Have Cars the company. Initially employed in
40   EN   1/2002   39   Interview     Ulrich Eberl     Transportation
                                                                        that Can Be Electronically Updated engine development, he then
                                                                                                           served as head of Motorcycle
                                                                                                           Development, manager of the
                                                                                                           Roadster Project, director of the
                                                                                                           Special Models Series, and head of
                                                                                                           Complete Vehicle Development. He
                                                                                                           was appointed to the Board of
                                                                                                           Management in 2000

                                                                                                            Japan is spending billions on high-
                                                                                                            tech traffic management systems.
                                    Christoph Roth /                     Saying Sayonara to Dangerous       As in Europe and the U.S., the
41   EN   1/2002   42    Article                       Transportation
                                     Arthur Pease                                   Driving                 focus is on video and radar systems
                                                                                                            designed to keep cars from

                                                                                                          Dr. Christine Johnson is the
                                                                                                          Director of the Multimodal Intelligent
                                                                                                          Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint
                                                                                                          Program Office at the U.S.
                                                                                                          Department of Transportation in
                                                                        Testing Tomorrow's Transportation
42   EN   1/2002   43   Interview    Arthur Pease      Transportation                                     Washington, D.C. She has been
                                                                                                          instrumental in shaping Federal ITS
                                                                                                          program strategies and policies. Dr.
                                                                                                          Johnson received her PhD in public
                                                                                                          policy analysis from the University
                                                                                                          of Illinois
43   EN   1/2002   45    Article                       Transportation                  In Brief

                                                                                                            A new device is revolutionizing
                                                                                                            blood analysis. Developed by
                                                                                                            Siemens Dematic in cooperation
                                                                                                            with Leipzig-based pes
                                                                                                            Diagnosesysteme, the device
                                      Norbert                                                               provides on-the-spot analysis of the
44   EN   1/2002   46   Feature                    Research Collaboration      Intelligent Blood Sensors
                                   Aschenbrenner                                                            concentration of up to eight proteins
                                                                                                            at the same time. In conjunction
                                                                                                            with special analytic software, it can
                                                                                                            also help doctors make a diagnosis
                                                                                                            on the basis of the ratio of specific
                                                                                                            marker proteins present in the blood

                                                                                                            With fuel cells, people will be able
                                                                                                            to generate electricity and heat for
                                                                                                            themselves. Market liberalization
45   EN   1/2002   48   Scenario                          Energy            Scenario 2020: Personal Power   will make energy a freely negotiable
                                                                                                            commodity, while trade in emissions
                                                                                                            rights will also have a major impact
                                                                                                            on markets.
                                                                                          Our energy landscape will undergo
                                                                                          dramatic changes in coming years.
                                                                                          The liberalization of markets,
                                       Norbert                                            combined with efforts to reduce
46   EN   1/2002   50    Article                    Energy      Gentle Revolution
                                    Aschenbrenner                                         greenhouse gases, will lead to a
                                                                                          decentralization of electric power
                                                                                          generation. Fuel cells will play an
                                                                                          important role in this scenario.

                                                                                          Manfred Remmel, 55, is a member
                                                                                          of the RWE Executive Board. Since
                                                                                          October 2000, he has been
                                                                                          responsible for RWE's Multi Utility
                                                                                          Division, which covers the
                                                                                          company's electricity, gas and water
                                                                                          supply activities. An industrial
                                                                                          engineer, Remmel joined
                                       Norbert                                            Germany's largest power utility in
47   EN   1/2002   55   Interview                   Energy   I Believe in the Fuel Cell
                                    Aschenbrenner                                         1999. Before that he worked at
                                                                                          Daimler-Benz (now
                                                                                          DaimlerChrysler) in a number of
                                                                                          departments, including Accounting,
                                                                                          Controlling and Corporate Planning,
                                                                                          before ultimately becoming a
                                                                                          member of the Divisional Board of
                                                                                          Management for Passenger Car
                                                                                          Production and Materials
                                                                                            Information and communications
                                                                                            technology will play a key role in
                                                                                            ensuring successful power plant
                                                                                            management in the 21st century.
48   EN   1/2002   58   Article   Syvia Trage    Energy       The Virtual Power Plant       This technology will be particularly
                                                                                            valuable when it comes to linking a
                                                                                            spectrum of energy suppliers into a
                                                                                            tight network—thus creating a
                                                                                            virtual power plant.

                                                                                            The efficiency of power plant
                                                                                            turbines continues to increase.
49   EN   1/2002   61   Article   Bernd Müller   Energy      The Power of Small Steps       Considering their output, even small
                                                                                            steps can result in major savings for
                                                                                            their operators.

                                                                                            The initial euphoria about high-
                                                                                            temperature superconductors has
                                                                                            given way to the sober light of
                                                                                            reality. Ten years ago, their ability to
50   EN   1/2002   64   Article   Bernd Müller   Energy          Irresistible Power         transmit electricity without loss was
                                                                                            celebrated as a revolution in the
                                                                                            power supply industry. Now, the first
                                                                                            commercial applications are finally

                                                                                            Gases harmful to the environment
                                                                                            could soon become a source of
                                                                                            income and new business if the
                                                                                            regulated trade in emissions rights
                                                          Emissions Certificate Trading—a
51   EN   1/2002   67   Article   Syvia Trage    Energy                                     becomes reality. A compromise
                                                           New Opportunity for Business?
                                                                                            reached at the World Climate
                                                                                            Conference in Marrakesh in
                                                                                            November 2001 laid the
                                                                                            foundations for such trade.
52   EN   1/2002   69    Article                            Energy                    In Brief

                                                                                                           The aim of Siemens Technology
                                                                                                           Accelerator (STA) is to bring good
                                                                                                           ideas to market-readiness. One of
                                                                                                           the first companies to be funded by
53   EN   1/2002   70   Feature     Ulrike Zechbauer   Start-up Companies     An Ocean Full of Energy      STA is EnOcean GmbH, which was
                                                                                                           set up by former Siemens
                                                                                                           employees who came up with a
                                                                                                           remarkable idea: a radio sensor that
                                                                                                           does not need any power supply.

                                                                                                           You don't like the sound of your
                                                                                                           engine? You'd like it to sound a little
                                                                                                           more sporty or a bit quieter? "No
                                                                                                           problem," says Ian McLean from
                                                                                      Patents              Siemens VDO in Tilbury, Canada.
                                                          Patents and           Inventors of the Year      Correct instrument panel
54   EN   1/2002   72   Feature
                                                          researchers       Sound Design and Instruments   illumination is an essential safety
                                                                                      Lighting             factor. If the dashboard is too
                                                                                                           colorful or bright, it will irritate and
                                                                                                           distract the driver. If it's too muted,
                                                                                                           the driver might overlook an
                                                                                                           important piece of information.

                                                                                                           For companies involved in global
                                                                                                           competition, patents granted in
                                                                                                           countries outside their traditional
                                                                                                           home market are becoming
                                                          Patents and
55   EN   1/2002   73   Interview   Hartmut Runge                             Global Patent Strategies     increasingly relevant. Wilhelm von
                                                                                                           Lieres, Spokesman for the Board at
                                                                                                           Siemens Corporate Intellectual
                                                                                                           Property, talks about the
                                                                                                           importance of such patents
                                                                                                                Comment by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang
                                                                                                                Wahlster, director of the German
                                                                               Streamlining Research in Dynamic
56   EN   2/2002   2   Editorial   Wolfgang Wahlster   Streamlining research                                    Research Center for Artificial
                                                                                     Innovation Networks
                                                                                                                Intelligence, on new structures of

                                                                                                                  Innovations such as cleaning
                                                                                                                  robots, voice control, and
57   EN   2/2002   4   Feature        Ulrich Eberl       Home automation             The Electronic Home          household appliances with Internet
                                                                                                                  access will transform domestic life.
                                                                                                                  Here's a look at what it might be like

                                                                                                                  Long before construction begins,
                                                                                                                  future factories will function as
                                                                                                                  virtual systems. Designers,
                                                                                                                  engineers, suppliers and customers
58   EN   2/2002   8   Scenario                              Industry               The Magic of Virtuality       will be able to see the final product
                                                                                                                  before production actually starts.
                                                                                                                  This will accelerate processes,
                                                                                                                  increase flexibility, prevent planning
                                                                                                                  errors and lower costs.
                                                                                                  With innovation and design cycles
                                                                                                  getting shorter each year,
                                                                                                  companies are under pressure to
                                                                                                  become not only increasingly
                                                                                                  flexible, but also more productive
                                                                                                  and customer-focused. Digitization
                                       Norbert                                                    and virtualization are helping them
59   EN   2/2002   9     Article                    Industry         Factory in a Computer
                                    Aschenbrenner                                                 meet this challenge. In the future,
                                                                                                  production lines, machine tools,
                                                                                                  products, and even the entire
                                                                                                  logistics process will be modeled
                                                                                                  and tested in advance on
                                                                                                  computers. Shorter times to market
                                                                                                  and higher quality will be the result.

                                                                                                   Dr. Emmerich Schiller, 36, is head
                                                                                                   of the Digital Production Planning
                                                                                                   Department and the Digital Factory
                                                                                                   Project at DaimlerChrysler in
                                                                                                   Sindelfingen near Stuttgart,
                                                                                                   Germany. An industrial engineer,
                                                                                                   Schiller has been with
                                                                                                   DaimlerChrysler for five years,
                                                               Simulating Factories and Industrial
60   EN   2/2002   13   Interview    Sylvia Trage   Industry                                       initially as an assistant plant
                                                                                                   manager, and later in Production
                                                                                                   Planning at Mercedes-Benz
                                                                                                   Passenger Cars. Before that, at the
                                                                                                   University of Karlsruhe, he
                                                                                                   developed processes that are now
                                                                                                   being applied to digital
                                                                                                   representations of industrial
                                                                                                   The chemical industry is under
                                                                                                   pressure to become more flexible
                                                                                                   and to bring its products to market
                                                                                                   more quickly. But with huge plants,
                                       Norbert                  Lilliputian Factories—The Micro that's simply not possible—which is
61   EN   2/2002   16    Article                    Industry
                                    Aschenbrenner              Revolution in the Chemical Industry why companies are turning to
                                                                                                   microreaction technology. Siemens
                                                                                                   is participating in a research project
                                                                                                   designed to explore the industrial
                                                                                                   suitability of tiny reactors.

                                                                                                 They are the ultimate track-and-
                                                                                                 trace technology. They can hold
                                                                                                 loads of information and be
                                                                                                 attached to almost anything.
                                                               Transforming Production with Tiny Scientists just have to figure out
62   EN   2/2002   19    Article    Tim Schröder    Industry
                                                                        Transponders             how to manufacture them cheaply
                                                                                                 enough. When that happens,
                                                                                                 factories—and the robots that work
                                                                                                 in them—will be able to micro-
                                                                                                 manage every phase of production.

                                                                                                    Pipes and conveyer belts that talk?
                                                                                                    Valves and bolts with Internet
                                                                                                    addresses? Factories that harvest
                                                                                                    maintenance information on each
                                                                                                    and every part to build expert
63   EN   2/2002   23    Article    Arthur Pease    Industry          Hello, I'm Pump 235
                                                                                                    knowledge for on-the-spot repairs?
                                                                                                    It's all possible thanks to a
                                                                                                    developing technology called
                                                                                                    Speech-Enabled Augmented
                                                                                                    Robots, intelligent sensors, the
                        Facts and                                                                   Internet and virtual planning are the
64   EN   2/2002   25                Sylvia Trage   Industry     Industry: Facts and Forecasts
                        Forecasts                                                                   driving forces behind the
                                                                                                    automation industry.
                                                                                                             Prof. Engelbert Westkämper, 56, is
                                                                                                             a leading expert in the field of
                                                                                                             manufacturing engineering. Since
                                                                                                             1995 he has served as Director of
                                                                                                             the Fraunhofer Institute for
                                                                                                             Production Engineering and
                                                                                                             Automation in Stuttgart, Germany
                                                                                                             and as Director of the Institute of
                                                                                                             Manufacturing and Factory
                                                                                                             Operation at the University of
                                                                         Visualizing Tomorrow's Industrial
65   EN   2/2002   27   Interview   Evodoxia Tsakiridou     Industry                                         Stuttgart. A mechanical engineer,
                                                                                                             Westkämper also has a hands-on
                                                                                                             industrial background, including
                                                                                                             positions as Manager of
                                                                                                             Manufacturing Engineering and
                                                                                                             Technology at MBB in Munich and
                                                                                                             as Manager of Production
                                                                                                             Engineering at AEG in Frankfurt. He
                                                                                                             was also responsible for
                                                                                                             manufacturing technology at Airbus
                                                                                                             in Hamburg and Bremen

66   EN   2/2002   29    Article                            Industry                 In Brief

                                                                                                             Genes make each person unique.
                                                                                                             Brandprotection technology from
                                                                                                             biotech company november AG
                                                                                                             works in a similar manner with
                                                                                                             products. The new technology aims
                                         Norbert           Ressearch          Protecting Brands with
67   EN   2/2002   30   Feature                                                                              to put a stop to brand piracy. Labels
                                      Aschenbrenner       Partnerships            Biomolecules
                                                                                                             will carry a unique marker made of
                                                                                                             synthetic DNA, and a mobile
                                                                                                             reading device from Siemens
                                                                                                             Automation and Drives will check
                                                                                                             their authenticity.
                                                                                                Once fiber optic lines reach our
                                                                                                homes, life will change in
                                                                                                fundamental ways. High definition
                                                                                                video communication will not only
                                                                                                be affordable, but ubiquitous—ditto
                                                                                                computing. The result: A range of
68   EN   2/2002   32   Scenario   Arthur Pease   Internet             Being There              services such as online
                                                                                                translations, intelligent agents that
                                                                                                extrapolate information from the
                                                                                                Web, and communication devices
                                                                                                that automatically network their
                                                                                                output. Here's a look at what it
                                                                                                might be like.

                                                                                               Virtual video conferencing,
                                                                                               television from a telephone line,
                                                                                               flawless quality, unlimited
69   EN   2/2002   35    Article   Arthur Pease   Internet   Building the Unlimited Expressway
                                                                                               bandwidth. The Next Generation
                                                                                               Internet is coming, and it's headed
                                                                                               straight for your living room.
                                                                                                        In the future, the Internet will cease
                                                                                                        to be a jumble of unstructured
70   EN   2/2002   41    Article       Bernd Müller       Internet         The Thinking Web             knowledge. Instead, it will provide
                                                                                                        information tailored to each user's

                                                                                                        The Internet as we know it is only
                                                                                                        the beginning. On the horizon is an
                                                                                                        all-inclusive network of
71   EN   2/2002   44    Article    Evodoxia Tsakiridou   Internet   Inside the All-Inclusive Network   communicating objects. Computing
                                                                                                        and communications will then
                                                                                                        become ubiquitous, indivisible and

                                                                                                        Corporations may like to think they
                                                                                                        are part of a value chain, but in
                                                                                                        reality they are linked in a value
                                                                                                        web where collaboration with other
                                                                                                        companies—even competitors—is
                        Facts and                                                                       crucial to success. As a result, the
72   EN   2/2002   47                   Peggy Salz        Internet        Facts and Forecasts
                        Forecasts                                                                       corporate model of the 20th
                                                                                                        century—essentially hierarchical
                                                                                                        and isolated—is disintegrating. The
                                                                                                        21st century enterprise is one
                                                                                                        embedded in a complex system of

                                                                                                        In tomorrow's Internet, tens of
                                                                                                        terabits will flash through an all-
                                                                                                        optical system, bringing us a
73   EN   2/2002   49   Interview      Arthur Pease       Internet   Envisioning Tomorrow's Teranet     spectrum of affordable
                                                                                                        communication services ranging
                                                                                                        from unicasting to video telephony.
                                                                                                        Virtually everyone stands to benefit.
                                                                                                             The gap between technological
                                                                                                             haves and have-nots is a complex
74   EN   2/2002   51    Article    Victor Chase            Internet          Crossing the Digital Divides
                                                                                                             and persistent problem. Solving it
                                                                                                             holds great promise for the future.

75   EN   2/2002   53    Article                                                        In Brief

                                                                                                             Driverless freight cars could help
                                                                                                             shift traffic from congested roads to
                                                                                                             integrated rail networks. The first
                                                                                                             demonstration vehicle of this sort,
76   EN   2/2002   54   Feature      Ulrich Eberl     Network of Innovation   The Automatic Freight Car
                                                                                                             the CargoMover, is being jointly
                                                                                                             developed and tested by several
                                                                                                             Siemens Groups together with
                                                                                                             external partners.

                                                                                                             If you've always wished you could
                                                                                                             get reliable and affordable
                                                                                                             household help, you've got
                                                                                                             something to look forward to. In a
                                                                                                             few years, service robots will
77   EN   2/2002   56   Scenario   Ulrike Zechbauer          Robots           Servants that Never Sleep
                                                                                                             perform a wide variety of tasks.
                                                                                                             They'll clean windows, serve
                                                                                                             beverages, empty the dishwasher
                                                                                                             and more. And they'll enable older
                                                                                                             people to live at home longer.
                                                                                                 Self-propelled autonomous service
                                                                                                 robots have been cleaning the
                                                                                                 floors of several supermarkets with
                                                                                                 a high degree of reliability for the
                                                                                                 last three years. The robots are
78   EN   2/2002   59    Article    Ulrike Zechbauer   Robots    Mr. Clean Reports for Service   piloted by SINAS, the world's most
                                                                                                 advanced robotic navigation
                                                                                                 system. At Siemens, researchers
                                                                                                 are now working on systems that
                                                                                                 will allow these machines to work
                                                                                                 together as teams.

                                                                                                 Professor Gerd Hirzinger is Director
                                                                                                 of the Institute of Robotics and
                                                                Why Robots Are Just Around the
79   EN   2/2002   62   Interview   Ulrike Zechbauer   Robots                                    Mechatronics at the German
                                                                                                 Aerospace Center (DLR) in
                                                                                                 Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich

                                                                                                 There are two kinds of robots:
                                                                                                 industrial and service, and they are
                                                                                                 headed in two different directions.
                                                                                                 Last year, the market for industrial
                                                                                                 robots dropped by about 32 %, from
                                                                                                 $ 5.7 billion in 2000 to only $ 3.9
                        Facts and                                                                billion in 2001. In Japan, sales sank
80   EN   2/2002   64                                  Robots    Robots: Facts and Forecasts
                        Forecasts                                                                by close to 60 %. Service robots are
                                                                                                 a different story. Their
                                                                                                 numbers—although still relatively
                                                                                                 small—are expected to skyrocket
                                                                                                 from around 190,000 in 2001 to
                                                                                                 more than 2.2 million within four
                                                                                                     Instilling human intelligence or
                                                                                                     common sense into robots is one of
                                                                                                     the greatest challenges facing
                                                                                                     researchers. One possible
81   EN   2/2002   66   Article     Jeanne Rubner        Robots   Can We Build Intelligent Machines? approach is to create artificial nerve
                                                                                                     cells in software and hardware and
                                                                                                     wire them together in the same way
                                                                                                     they are connected in the human

                                                                                                       Robots and artificial creatures on
                                                                                                       computer displays are being
82   EN   2/2002   69   Article       Bernd Müller       Robots           Say It with Feeling          designed to show more emotion.
                                                                                                       The goal is better communication
                                                                                                       with people.

                                                                                                       Computers started out as large,
                                                                                                       remote machines in air-conditioned
                                                                                                       rooms tended by white-coated
                                                                                                       technicians. Subsequently they
                                                                                                       moved onto our desks, then under
83   EN   2/2002   71   Opnion        Ray Kurzweil       Robots       We Are Becoming Cyborgs
                                                                                                       our arms, and now into our pockets.
                                                                                                       Soon, we'll routinely put them inside
                                                                                                       our bodies and brains. Ultimately
                                                                                                       we will become more nonbiological
                                                                                                       than biological.

                                                                                                       Scientists and engineers around the
                                                                                                       world are laying the foundations for
84   EN   2/2002   73   Article   Andreas Kleinschmidt   Robots           In Our Own Image             robots that may one day challenge
                                                                                                       human intelligence. What makes
                                                                                                       them do it?

85   EN   2/2002   75   Article                          Robots                 In Brief
                                                                                                               Siemens supports young
                                                                           Getting Started with a Powerful     companies throughout all phases of
86   EN   2/2002   76   Feature     Ulrich Eberl         Venturing
                                                                                       Partner                 their development—from initial idea
                                                                                                               to IPO and beyond.

                                                                                                               Björn Magnussen has managed it
                                                                                                               all. His miniature piezoelectric
87   EN   2/2002   78   Feature   Ulrike Zechbauer   Start-up Companies           Minuscule Motors             motors are precise, cost-effective,
                                                                                                               silent and light—and they have
                                                                                                               excellent prospects worldwide.

                                                                                                              The human brain is increasingly
                                                                                                            serving as a role model for
                                                                                                            technical systems. Gustavo Decois
                                                                                                            an expert in this area.       If Internet
                                                                                                            traffic continues to grow at the
                                                                                                            current rate, it will soon be
                                                                                                            necessary to manage data flows of
                                                                                 Modeling the Brain         several terabits (1012 bit) or even
                                                      Researchers and
88   EN   2/2002   80   Feature                                           On the Road to the Petabit Router petabits (1015 bit) per second. John
                                                                                 Licenses in the Bag        Mansbridge is developing the
                                                                                                            equipment to do just that.
                                                                                                            Negotiating patent licenses on the
                                                                                                            international market takes nerves of
                                                                                                            steel, negotiation skills, prudence
                                                                                                            and a clear understanding of your
                                                                                                            company's strengths and
                                                                                                       Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Wucherer,
                                                                                                       Member of the Corporate Executive
                                                                                                       Committee of Siemens AG
89   EN   1/2003   2   Editorial   Klaus Wucherer     Innovations     Innovations Are Always in Demand
                                                                                                       responsible for the top+ Business
                                                                                                       Excellence Program, about the
                                                                                                       importance of innovations

                                                                        Landing on Mars with a Gentle
                                    Arthur Pease                      Your Own Personal Guide       Lab
90   EN   1/2003   4   Feature         Norbert      Innovation News                on a Chip
                                   Aschenbrenner                                Ready to Roll
                                                                        Cell Phone is a Virutal Mouse
                                                                         Cars that Show Where to Go

                                                                                                          May 2015. Michel Louis is a
                                                                                                          professor of bio-organic
                                                                                                          nanomaterials science who lives in
                                      Norbert                                                             Paris. Since he retired, he's had
91   EN   1/2003   6   Scenario                        Materials              Hidden Wonders
                                   Aschenbrenner                                                          more time for his favorite
                                                                                                          hobby—telling people in the local
                                                                                                          café about the wonders of

                                                                                                          Wood, stone, ceramics—for
                                                                                                          thousands of years people have
                                                                                                          made use of all kinds of naturally
                                                                                                          available materials. But things are
                                      Norbert                                                             changing in a big way. Researchers
92   EN   1/2003   9    Article                        Materials            Invisible Revolutions
                                   Aschenbrenner                                                          are now customizing materials for a
                                                                                                          variety of purposes, and they're
                                                                                                          even doing it at the atomic level.
                                                                                                          The future belongs to intelligent
                                                                                               From fibers that register mechanical
                                                                                               stress in airplane rudders to
                                                                                               automobile roofs and magnetic
                                                                                               resonance tomographs that
93   EN   1/2003   12   Article   Tim Schröder     Materials    New Materials Take Shape       counteract vibrations and cut
                                                                                               noise—a quieter, safer world is
                                                                                               taking shape thanks to
                                                                                               developments in adaptronic

                                                                                               Ceramics with the microstructure of
                                                                                               trees, nanocatalysts in bacterial
                                                                                               proteins, nerve cells on
94   EN   1/2003   15   Article   Carola Hanisch   Materials       Surprising Symbiosis
                                                                                               microchips—bioengineering is set
                                                                                               to create a surpising symbiosis of
                                                                                               nature and technology.

                                                                                               Materials with completely new
                                                                                               properties, quantum dots,
                                                                                               nanotubes, microchips that rewire
95   EN   1/2003   18   Article    Bernd Müller    Materials   Great Oaks from Little Acorns   themselves—in short,
                                                                                               nanotechnology is likely to be the
                                                                                               most promising innovation of the
                         Facts and                               Nano 101: The Economics of the
96    EN   1/2003   22               Anette Freise   Materials
                         Forecasts                                        21st Century

                                                                                                 Richard E. Smalley, 59, shared the
                                                                                                 Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996 for
                                                                                                 the discovery of fullerenes. A
97    EN   1/2003   23   Interview                   Materials   Small Worlds – Quantum Harvests professor of chemistry at Rice
                                                                                                 University in Houston, Texas,
                                                                                                 Smalley is dedicated to the study of
                                                                                                 carbon nano-particles

                                                                                                   Dr. Harry Kroto, 63, was awarded
                                                                                                   one of three Nobel Prizes in
                                                                                                   chemistry in 1996 for the discovery
                                        Norbert                                                    of fullerenes. He conducts
98    EN   1/2003   25   Interview                   Materials       Molecules that Do Things
                                     Aschenbrenner                                                 nanotube research at the University
                                                                                                   of Sussex, England, and presents
                                                                                                   technology subjects for television

                                                                                                   High-performance computers and
                                                                                                   robots are accelerating the search
                                                                                                   for new industrial materials.
                                                                                                   Researchers can create any
                                                                                                   combination of chemical elements
88    EN   1/2003   26    Article                    Materials        In Search of Substance       in the lab and quickly analyze their
                                                                                                   properties. In addition, simulations
                                                                                                   can be used to demonstrate the
                                                                                                   behavior of materials from the
                                                                                                   atomic level all the way to finished

100   EN   1/2003   29    Article                    Materials                In brief
                                                                                                     Sending images over a cell phone
                                                                                                     is the latest trend in mobile
                                                                                                     communications. In cooperation
                                                                                                     with Tsinghua University in Beijing,
                                       Norbert                                                       Siemens researchers have
101   EN   1/2003   30   Feature                    Research Partnerships   How to Mail a Smile
                                    Aschenbrenner                                                    developed a simple procedure that
                                                                                                     enables mobile phone users to
                                                                                                     transform an image of a person into
                                                                                                     an animated graphic icon—an

                                                                                                     Catching a thief in a crowded
                                                                                                     shopping mall can be devilishly
                                                                                                     difficult. But smart cameras that
                                                                                                     translate image content into words
102   EN   1/2003   32   Scenario   Arthur Pease          Security          How to Catch a Thief
                                                                                                     will make it possible to search vast
                                                                                                     video databases for a particular
                                                                                                     person. Here's one possible

                                                                                                     Whether activating a cell phone or
                                                                                                     making an online purchase, the
                                                                                                     ability to identify ourselves is
103   EN   1/2003   35    Article   Arthur Pease          Security          A Question of Identity   essential. In the near future, card-
                                                                                                     based biometrics could be
                                                                                                     compared with on-the-spot data to
                                                                                                     certify who we are.
                                                                                                 No two people are the same. With
                                                                                                 this in mind, researchers are
                                                                                                 developing methods that enable the
104   EN   1/2003   38    Article    Rolf Sterbak   Security            Body Language            unique characteristics of eyes,
                                                                                                 faces and voices to be converted
                                                                                                 into data keys that enhance security
                                                                                                 and convenience.

                                                                                                Prof. Christoph von der Malsburg,
                                                                                                60, heads the Institute for
                                                                                                Neuroinformatics at the Ruhr
                                                                                                University in Bochum, Germany and
                                                                                                the Laboratory for Computational
                                                                                                and Biological Vision at the
                                                               Face Recognition Systems: Almost University of Southern California at
105   EN   1/2003   41   Interview   Rolf Sterbak   Security
                                                                    Ready For Prime Time        Los Angeles. He developed one of
                                                                                                the world's leading face recognition
                                                                                                systems and set up ZN Vision
                                                                                                Technologies to market it. His
                                                                                                process is now used for access
                                                                                                control at airports in Berlin and by
                                                                                                police forces throughout Europe

                                                                                              Biometric systems are breaking into
                                                                                              the mainstream. Heightened
                         Facts and   Peggy Salz                The Next Mega-Market Investing security concerns are behind some
106   EN   1/2003   42                              Security
                         Forecasts   Sylvia Trage                  in Safety at U.S. Airports of the growth. But it's increased
                                                                                              demand for convenience that will
                                                                                              make biometrics a mega-market.
                                                                                                    Cameras are turning up everywhere
                                                                                                    from subway stations to company
                                                                                                    parking lots. What used to be a
                                                                                                    trickle of video images is turning
107   EN   1/2003   44    Article    Arthur Pease   Security           Getting the Picture
                                                                                                    into a torrent. Zeroing in on what's
                                                                                                    important will require cameras that
                                                                                                    can extract information from what
                                                                                                    they see.

                                                                                                Tomorrow's smart sensors will
                                                                                                communicate with each other and
108   EN   1/2003   48    Article    Sylvia Trage   Security   Sensors That Organize Themselves provide early warning of hazards
                                                                                                such as forest fires, floods and

                                                                                                    The convergence of telephony and
                                                                                                    the Internet is creating major new
                                                                                                    security challenges. Ultimately, the
109   EN   1/2003   49    Article    Bernd Müller   Security       Viruses, Worms & Hackers         only protection against attacks by
                                                                                                    hackers is a comprehensive
                                                                                                    security architecture and a high
                                                                                                    level of employee awareness.

                                                                                                    As technology makes it increasingly
                                                                                                    possible to identify people by their
                                                                                                    distinctive biological traits, the
                                                                Will We Pay for Security with Our   question of how to apply these
110   EN   1/2003   53   Interview   Victor Chase   Security
                                                                           Privacy?                 biometrics to help maintain security,
                                                                                                    while preserving privacy and civil
                                                                                                    liberties becomes ever more
111   EN   1/2003   55    Article                         Security            In brief

                                                                                                The Transrapid celebrated its
                                                                                                maiden run on New Year's Eve
                                                                                                2002 in Shanghai—some 70 years
                                                                                                after the first patent registration and
112   EN   1/2003   56   Feature    Luitgard Marschall   Transrapid    Only Flying Is Faster
                                                                                                over 30 years after development
                                                                                                began. The maglev train thus offers
                                                                                                proof of why innovative companies
                                                                                                need to have staying power.

                                                                                                Preventive medicine in 2010.
                                                                                                Imaging methods and biochips will
113   EN   1/2003   58   Scenario   Ulrike Zechbauer     Healthcare   An Ounce of Prevention    detect the earliest signs of illness at
                                                                                                the cellular level. A manager tells
                                                                                                his story.

                                                                                                Sophisticated imaging technologies
                                                                                                are making it possible to detect
                                                                                                ever more illnesses at an early
114   EN   1/2003   61    Article     Tim Schröder       Healthcare    Before Illness Strikes
                                                                                                stage. Virtual "flights" through the
                                                                                                body are making some exploratory
                                                                                                procedures unnecessary.
                                                                                                        Prof. Dr. Jörg F. Debatin, 41, has
                                                                                                        been the director of the Institute for
                                                                                                        Diagnostic and Interventional
                                                                                                        Radiology at the University Clinic in
                                                                                                        Essen, Germany, since August
                                                                                                        1999. More than 150 employees at
                                                                                                        the institute conduct between 400
                                                                                                        and 500 radiological tests every
                                                                                                        day. Debatin was instrumental in
115   EN   1/2003   66   Interview     Ulrike Zechbauer    Healthcare        A Picture of Health
                                                                                                        the development of the Essen
                                                                                                        concept for image-assisted early
                                                                                                        diagnosis. In only 60 minutes,
                                                                                                        magnetic resonance tomography
                                                                                                        can be used to display the central
                                                                                                        nervous system, entire vascular
                                                                                                        system, heart, lungs, liver, kidneys
                                                                                                        and large intestine—and identify
                                                                                                        early signs of disease

                                     Tim Schröder Arthur                A Uniform Imaging Interface
116   EN   1/2003   68    Article                          Healthcare
                                            Pease                       Help for Harried Radiologists

                                                                                                        More and more people are
                                                                                                        discovering the convenience of
                                                                                                        Internet shopping and online
                                                                                                        banking. Just turn on your home
                                                                                                        computer and you'll find thousands
117   EN   1/2003   69    Article       Michael Lang       Healthcare    Getting Well With the Web      of Web stores waiting for you. And
                                                                                                        for those who would like to do
                                                                                                        something for their health, there will
                                                                                                        soon be a range of telemedicine
                                                                                                        services available on the Web as
                                                                                                      The sooner an illness is recognized,
                                                                                                      the better the chance of recovery.
                                                                       The Sooner, the Better—with    New imaging techniques and
118   EN   1/2003   72    Article    Ulrike Zechbauer    Healthcare
                                                                          Molecular Diagnostics       biochips from Siemens are helping
                                                                                                      detect the very first signs of illness
                                                                                                      on a molecular level.

                         Facts and   Wolfgang Geiger
119   EN   1/2003   75                                   Healthcare   Tapping Markets for Tiny Labs
                         Forecasts   Ulrike Zechnbauer

                                                                                                      John Clymer, 42, is President of the
                                                                                                      Washington, D.C.-based
                                                                                                      Partnership for Prevention, a
                                                                                                      national organization that
                                                                                                      advocates effective disease
120   EN   1/2003   76   Interview    Karen Rafinski     Healthcare   Does Preventive Medicine Pay?
                                                                                                      prevention and health promotion. Its
                                                                                                      members include businesses, non-
                                                                                                      profit policy and research
                                                                                                      organizations, health plans and
                                                                                                      others in the healthcare industry.

                                                                                                      Dr. Sue Barter, 47, is a consulting
                                                                                                      radiologist with Britain's National
121   EN   1/2003   77   Interview    Karen Rafinski     Healthcare    Why Screening Saves Lives      Health Service and is Secretary of
                                                                                                      the Royal College of Radiologists'
                                                                                                      Breast Group

122   EN   1/2003   79    Article                        Healthcare              In brief
                                                                                                                     Ismayil Güracar has come up with
                                                                                     Ultrasound: Getting More        patents on 37 ultrasound inventions
                                                                                Information with Contrast Medium     Formula 1, diesel and gasoline
123   EN   1/2003   80   Feature                           Patent Researchers
                                                                                New Injector Technology for Better   engines. Andreas Kappel (top) and
                                                                                          Diesel Engines             Achim Przymusinski are making
                                                                                                                     them faster and cleaner

                                                                                                                     Guido Gürtler, 59, Head of
                                     Claudia Voss Harmut                            Committed to International
124   EN   1/2003   81   Feature                               Interview                                             Corporate Standardization &
                                             Runge                                        Standards

                                                                                                                     Dr. Klaus Kleinfeld, Member of the
                                                                                                                     Board of Siemens AG and
125   EN   2/2003   2    Editorial      Klaus Kleinfeld       Applications         Applications are Everything       President and CEO of Siemens
                                                                                                                     Corporation, USA, about the road
                                                                                                                     from innovations to applications

                                                                                 The Perfect Illusion Takes to the
                                           Norbert                                  How to Flash Your Phone
126   EN   2/2003   4    Feature                              Innovations
                                        Aschenbrenner                           Electrifying Oil Cleaning   Sensor
                                                                                Protects Pedestrians       Parking
                                                                                             by Numbers

                                                                                                                     In 2015, a highly optimized logistics
                                                                                                                     chain will incorporate a
                                                                                                                     comprehensive electronic network
127   EN   2/2003   6    Scenario      Ulrike Zechbauer        Logistics                Goods on the Go
                                                                                                                     including automated warehouses
                                                                                                                     that reliably track goods from an
                                                                                                                     order's receipt to its delivery.
                                                                                                         In a global market, companies with
                                                                                                         international operations face a real
                                                                                                         challenge in coordinating streams
                                     Sebastian Moser
128   EN   2/2003   9     Article                       Logistics      A Flawless Flow of Goods          of materials and information. An
                                     Ulrike Zechbauer
                                                                                                         optimally organized logistics system
                                                                                                         is increasingly becoming the key to

                                                                                                         Warehouses are a blurr of activity.
                                                                                                         Every day, they dispatch hundreds
                                                                                                         of packages and thousands of
                                                                    Intelligent Stacking, Tracking and   products. Advanced robotic and
129   EN   2/2003   14    Article     Tim Schröder      Logistics
                                                                                  Packing                computer systems not only locate
                                                                                                         containers and stack boxes neatly
                                                                                                         on pallets; they also ensure that
                                                                                                         nothing goes astray.

                                                                     Why Transponders are Making
130   EN   2/2003   16    Article                       Logistics

                         Facts and   Sebastian Moser                  Boom in Worldwide Product
131   EN   2/2003   19                                  Logistics
                         Forecasts   Ulrike Zechbauer                         Shipments
                                                                                                        Siemens' new Postal Automated
                                                                                                        Redirection Technology is set to
132   EN   2/2003   20    Article      Arthur Pease       Logistics     The Medium Is the Message       save the United States Postal
                                                                                                        Service hundreds of millions of
                                                                                                        dollars per year.

                                                                                                       How can delivery costs for letters
                                                                                                       and packages be lowered in the
                                                                                                       age of e-commerce? In the race to
133   EN   2/2003   22    Article    Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Logistics   Many Roads Lead to the Last Mile
                                                                                                       find the best solution for the last
                                                                                                       mile, experts are examining several
                                                                                                       competing systems.

                                                                                                        A 40-km conveyor network has
                                                                                                        been installed in the new Terminal
                                                                                                        2 at Munich Airport. Not only does it
134   EN   2/2003   24    Article    Ulrike Zechbauer     Logistics           Flying Suitcases          allow baggage to reach its
                                                                                                        destination at high speed, it also
                                                                                                        makes the airport one of the world's
                                                                                                        fastest for connecting flights.

                                                                                                        Since 1997, Dr. Inga-Lena Darkow,
                                                                                                        32, a business consultant and
                                                                                                        university lecturer, has been
135   EN   2/2003   26   Interview   Ulrike Zechbauer     Logistics       IT Networking Is the Key      analyzing logistics at the Institute of
                                                                                                        Technology and Management at the
                                                                                                        Technical University of Berlin,

                                                                                                        Professor Wilhelm Dangelmaier,
                                                                                                        53, is Professor of Business
                                                                                                        Computing at the Heinz Nixdorf
                                                                                                        Institute at the University of
                                                                      Technology Can't Replace Good
136   EN   2/2003   26   Interview    Sebastian Moser     Logistics                                     Paderborn, Germany. He also
                                                                                                        heads the Fraunhofer Application
                                                                                                        Center for Logistics-Oriented
                                                                                                        Business Administration in
                                                                                                        Siemens has developed route-
                                                                                                        planning software that is 1,200
                                                                                                        times faster than previous
137   EN   2/2003   27    Article   Sylvia Trage         Logistics          Predicitng with Precision   technology. It has also come up
                                                                                                        with a process capable of predicting
                                                                                                        product sales figures that's up to 85
                                                                                                        % accurate.

138   EN   2/2003   27    Article                        Logistics                 In Brief...

                                                                                                        Siemens Corporate Research
                                                                                                        works closely with top universities
                                                                                                        worldwide. The result? A focused
                                                                                                        R&D program, close cooperation
139   EN   2/2003   30   Feature    Arthur Pease   University Cooperation     Focusing on Results       with Siemens' operating companies,
                                                                                                        concrete insights into new
                                                                                                        technologies, and top notch
                                                                                                        students who decide to stick with

                                                                                                        Tomorrow's lighting will open
                                                                                                        entirely new worlds. In additon to
                                                                                                        today's light sources, new
                                                                                                        technologies will be available that
140   EN   2/2003   32   Scenario   Arthur Pease      Light & Displays        Light Entertainment       will blur the distinctions between
                                                                                                        lighting, entertainment, and
                                                                                                        information. Welcome to a hotel in
                                                                                                        2020 that has specialized in the
                                                                                                        best of everything.
                                                                                                   In 20 years or so, the most
                                                                                                   advanced light sources will blur the
                                                                                                   distinction between light and
                                                                                                   information. Long before that
                                                                                                   happens, existing light sources will
                                                                                                   merge into intelligent networks that
141   EN   2/2003   35    Article    Arthur Pease   Light & Displays   The Wavelength of Change
                                                                                                   automatically alter their brightness
                                                                                                   and color in harmony with each
                                                                                                   other and the environment. Figuring
                                                                                                   out and controlling the processes
                                                                                                   that produce light is the first step
                                                                                                   down a long, bright path.

                                                                                                   Light-emitting diodes are
                                                                                                   outstanding performers. They have
                                                                                                   a long lifespan, use little energy and
142   EN   2/2003   38    Article    Bernd Müller   Light & Displays        A Bright Future
                                                                                                   produce lots of light. In a few years,
                                                                                                   they might even compete with the
                                                                                                   incandescent bulb.

                         Facts and
143   EN   2/2003   42               Peggy Salz     Light & Displays    Small Lights, Big Impact
                                                                                                           Dr. Arpad Bergh is President of the
                                                                                                           Optoelectronics Industry
                                                                                                           Development Association (OIDA),
                                                                                                           Washington, D.C., which represents
                                                                                                           the North American optoelectronics
                                                                                                           industry. A physical chemist, Bergh
                                                                                                           spent many years at Bell
144   EN   2/2003   43   Interview     Victor Chase       Light & Displays    A Bright New Paradigm
                                                                                                           Laboratories and Bellcore working
                                                                                                           on lasers, LEDs, and other photonic
                                                                                                           devices. While at Bell Labs he co-
                                                                                                           authored a book entitled Light
                                                                                                           Emitting Diodes. Published in 1976,
                                                                                                           this pioneering work is still used as
                                                                                                           a university text

                                                                                                           Organic light-emitting diodes
                                                                                                           (OLEDs) could revolutionize the
                                                                                                           market for displays. OLEDs are self-
                                                                                                           luminous, rich in contrast, extremely
145   EN   2/2003   45    Article                         Light & Displays        Brilliant Plastics       flat, and video-capable. Numerous
                                                                                                           manufacturers have now introduced
                                                                                                           their own brands for OLED
                                                                                                           products, including OSRAM Opto

                                                                                                           The right lighting can improve
                                                                                                           health and productivity. Intelligent
146   EN   2/2003   49    Article    Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Light & Displays   A New Architecture of Light   light management technology and
                                                                                                           new light sources ensure an optimal
                                                                                                           mix of daylight and artificial light.
                                                                                                          Although it's completely natural for
                                                                                                          humans to see in three dimensions,
                                                                                                          most displays can still show only
                                                                                                          two-dimensional images.
147   EN   2/2003   51    Article   Bernhard Gerl     Light & Displays           Images in Space          Nevertheless, some 3D displays
                                                                                                          have been developed, and their
                                                                                                          potential applications range from
                                                                                                          chemistry labs to Internet shopping
                                                                                                          and 3D television.

148   EN   2/2003   53    Article                     Light & Displays               In Brief...

                                                                                                          Siemens Technology Accelerator
                                                                                                          GmbH helps Corporate Technology
                                                                                                          employees to establish their own
149   EN   2/2003   54   Feature    Guido Weber     Business Acceleration   A Partner for Ups and Downs
                                                                                                          companies. Such a partner is
                                                                                                          crucial to a company's survival in
                                                                                                          the start-up phase.

                                                                                                          May 2015. A universal remote
                                       Norbert                                                            control device and an avatar help
150   EN   2/2003   56   Scenario                         Usability             Home, Sweet Home
                                    Aschenbrenner                                                         78-year-old Olivia Berger manage
                                                                                                          her life.

                                                                                                          Product design should focus on
                                                                                                          meeting user needs. In the future,
151   EN   2/2003   59    Article                         Usability          The Science of Simplicity    devices will be operated by voice
                                                                                                          commands and user enjoyment will
                                                                                                          become increasingly important.
                                                                                                     The magic formula for satisfied,
                                                                                                     enthusiastic customers is called
                                                                                                     user-focused design. Siemens
152   EN   2/2003   62    Article                    Usability        What Customers Want            experts integrate users in the
                                                                                                     development process, determining
                                                                                                     the requirementsa product must
                                                                                                     fulfill and how it should look.

                         Facts and
153   EN   2/2003   65               Anette Freise   Usability   The Value of Easy-to-Use Products

                                                                                                     Prof. Michael Burmester, 42, has
                                                                                                     been exploring the interactions
                                                                                                     between humans and machines
                                                                                                     since he completed his degree in
                                                                                                     psychology. After working at
                                                                                                     Siemens, he joined consulting firm
154   EN   2/2003   66   Interview    Rolf Sterbak   Usability      Adapting Products to People
                                                                                                     User Interface Design GmbH (UID),
                                                                                                     where he is Manager for Research
                                                                                                     and Innovation. In addition, he
                                                                                                     teaches ergonomy and usability in
                                                                                                     an information design course at the
                                                                                                     College of Media in Stuttgart

                                                                                                     Psychologists, anthropologists,
                                                                                                     designers and engineers are
                                                                                                     working together at designafairs to
155   EN   2/2003   68    Article    Michael Lang    Usability       Designing Easy Interfaces
                                                                                                     develop operating concepts that
                                                                                                     could make all the difference for
                                                                                                     product sales.
                                                                                                   The needs of elderly and disabled
                                                                                                   people are playing an increasingly
                                                                                                   important role in the development of
156   EN   2/2003   70    Article        Bernd Müller       Usability   An Internet for Everyone
                                                                                                   cell phones, washing machines and
                                                                                                   websites. But ease of operation
                                                                                                   benefits all users.

                                                                                                   Supported by virtual characters,
                                                                                                   sophisticated devices will do our
                                                                                                   bidding and adapt to our personal
157   EN   2/2003   73    Article      Birgitt Salamon      Usability   Creatures in Computers     needs. These computer-generated
                                                                                                   creatures will not only provide data
                                                                                                   and carry out assignments; they will
                                                                                                   also live their own lives.

                                                                                                   Martin Edmondson, 35, founder of
                                                                                                   Reflections Interactive, released his
                                                                                                   first computer game in 1984 – when
                                                                                                   he was still in grade school. By the
                                                                                                   time his "Driver" game hit the
                                                                                                   market in 1999, he was already
                                                                                                   considered to be one of the world's
158   EN   2/2003   76   Interview   Andreas Kleinschmidt   Usability   Designs on Customers
                                                                                                   experts in his field. Behind the huge
                                                                                                   success of his games – 8 million of
                                                                                                   which have been sold – is a
                                                                                                   commitment to simplicity that many
                                                                                                   industrial designers would be well
                                                                                                   advised to emulate. Edmondson
                                                                                                   lives in Newcastle, England.
159   EN   2/2003   77   Article                        Usability                   In Brief...

                                                                                                            Siemens is using cutting-edge
                                                                                                            semiconductor technology to bring
                                                                                                            new life to high voltage direct
160   EN   2/2003   78   Feature   Bernd Schöne    Power Transmission          More Power to You!
                                                                                                            current transmission technology –
                                                                                                            and to efficiently transmit renewable
                                                                                                            energy over greater distances.

                                                                                                          Once a year, Siemens honors
                                                                                                          outstanding employees for their
                                                                                                          patent registrations with the
                                                                                                          "Inventors of the Year" award. The
                                                                                                          prize winners (usually 12 in number)
                                                                                                          are chosen from thousands of
                                                                           Antennas that Combine Their    researchers and developers
                                                    Researchers and
161   EN   2/2003   80   Feature                                        Signals                     Laser throughout Siemens. About 600
                                                                             Flash Detects Distance       inventions are credited to last year's
                                                                                                          12 winners alone. Representative of
                                                                                                          this impressive achievement are
                                                                                                          two inventors responsible for
                                                                                                          important advances in the fields of
                                                                                                          multimedia mobile communication
                                                                                                          systems and sensor technology.

                                                                                                            Dr. Winfried Büttner is head of
162   EN   2/2003   81   Feature    Ulrich Eberl       Interview          In Search of Golden Nuggets       Corporate Intellectual Property and
                                                                                                                        Prof. Dr. Walter Kröll, President of
                                                                                                                        the Helmholtz Association of
                                                                                                                        German Research Centers and a
                                                                                     Optimizing the Interface between
163   EN   1/2004   2   Guest Editorial     Walter Kröll     Innovation in Science                                      member of the Supervisory Board
                                                                                          Science and Business
                                                                                                                        of Siemens AG, on the importance
                                                                                                                        of cooperations between science
                                                                                                                        and business.

                                                                                                                        High-tech imaging methods such as
                                                                                                                        magnetic resonance tomography
164   EN   1/2004   4      Feature        Ulrike Zechbauer    Full-Body Scanning            Medical Milestone
                                                                                                                        can now deliver razor-sharp images
                                                                                                                        of the whole body in one go.

                                                                                                                        Transmission via fiber optics is the
                                                                                                                        only way to handle the rapidly
                                                                                                                        growing amount of data traffic.
                                                                                                                        Researchers from Siemens and the
                                                                                                                        Technical University of Eindhoven
165   EN   1/2004   6      Feature         Bernhard Gerl     Research Partnerships         Switching in a Flash
                                                                                                                        have developed a process that
                                                                                                                        dramatically increases the capacity
                                                                                                                        of fiber optics—thanks to an
                                                                                                                        extremely fast light-controlled

                                                                                                                        Driverless trains and automated
                                                                                                                        transportation networks are already
                                                                                                                        popping up in some cities. At
                                                                                                                        current rates of development,
166   EN   1/2004   8     Scenario         Arthur Pease           Megacities              Welcome to MetroCon
                                                                                                                        twenty years from now, entire metro
                                                                                                                        areas may be running on automatic.
                                                                                                                        Here’s what one reporter might
                                                                                                "The most exciting city on the
                                                                                                planet" and "The world's most
                                                                                                promising place for companies."
                                                                                                That's how headlines in The
                                                                                                Washington Post and Forbes have
                                                                                                describe Shanghai. Indeed, no
167   EN   1/2004   11    Article    Ulrich Eberl   Megacities       City of Superlatives       other place on earth is pushing
                                                                                                forward as quickly and forcefully.
                                                                                                And in the midst of it all, Siemens is
                                                                                                providing solutions for everything
                                                                                                from transportation and power
                                                                                                plants to hospitals and waste-water
                                                                                                treatment facilities.

                                                                                                Peter Borger, 62, is Executive Vice
                                                                                                President of Siemens Ltd. China,
                                                                                                and is responsible for eastern
                                                                                                China and the establishment of the
                                                                                                One Siemens program throughout
                                                                                                the country. In addition to having
                                                                                                worked on the installation of
                                                                                                communication networks in a
                                                                                                number of countries, including
                                                                                                Argentina, Brazil, Greece, Nigeria
                                                                                                and Indonesia, he has also held
168   EN   1/2004   14   Interview   Ulrich Eberl   Megacities   Building a 21st Century City   executive positions at Siemens
                                                                                                companies in the Philippines and
                                                                                                India. From 1998 to 2003, he
                                                                                                headed Siemens Shanghai Mobile
                                                                                                Communications Ltd. (SSMC). In
                                                                                                recognition of his contributions to
                                                                                                Shanghai’s economic development,
                                                                                                Borger has received the city’s
                                                                                                prestigious Magnolia Prize and was
                                                                                                named an Honorable Citizen in
                                                                                                2002 — one of the highest honors
                                                                                                the city bestows.
                                                                                                        It’s true. New York never sleeps.
                                                                                                        From its 24/7 subway system to its
                                                                                                        world-class financial and health
169   EN   1/2004   16    Article      Arthur Pease       Megacities              24/7 City
                                                                                                        institutions, downtime is simply not
                                                                                                        part of the program. Siemens is
                                                                                                        helping it stay that way.

                                                                                                        Daniel L. Doctoroff (45), New York
                                                                                                        City’s Deputy Mayor for Economic
                                                                                                        Development and Rebuilding, is in
                                                                                                        charge of implementing policies that
                                                                                                        affect the economic prosperity of
170   EN   1/2004   18   Interview     Arthur Pease       Megacities     Investing in Infrastructures
                                                                                                        the city. His responsibilities include
                                                                                                        leading the effort to rebuild lower
                                                                                                        Manhattan, and spearheading the
                                                                                                        city’s bid for the 2012 Olympic

                                                                                                        This summer, the Olympic Games
                                                                                                        will come home to their
                                                                         Jump-Starting an Ancient
171   EN   1/2004   19    Article    Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Megacities                                    birthplace—Athens—a perfect
                                                                                                        reason to fundamentally update the
                                                                                                        Greek capital’s infrastructures.

                                                                                                        The Olympic Games are coming
                                                                                                        back to the country that gave birth
                                                                                                        to them. With August 2004 just
                                                                                                        around the corner, Athens’ Mayor
                                                                       Recreating Athens for the 2004
172   EN   1/2004   21   Interview   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Megacities                                    Dora Bakoyanni (49) explains that
                                                                                                        the city will use the event to
                                                                                                        recreate itself as one of Europe’s
                                                                                                        most attractive and technologically
                                                                                                        sophisticated capitals.
                          Facts &
173   EN   1/2004   22               Mary Lisbeth D'Amico   Megacities   The Value of E-Government

174   EN   1/2004   23    Article        Tobias Hahn        Megacities   Creating a New City District

                                                                                                        Urban travel is changing. In the
                                                                                                        future, sensors will monitor traffic
                                                                                                        flows, while traffic light control
                                                                                                        systems will adjust signals
175   EN   1/2004   24    Article        Rolf Sterbak       Megacities       Getting out of Jam         according to real time data.
                                                                                                        Automated driverless subway trains
                                                                                                        will run at short intervals and
                                                                                                        electronic tickets will be issued via
                                                                                                        mobile radio.
                                                                                                    Cell phones that show the user’s
                                                                                                    location and send out calls to
                                                                                                    friends—the smart city of the future
                                                                                                    will feature a host of information
176   EN   1/2004   28    Article    Anja Stemmer   Megacities          Pilot in Your Pocket        and communication technologies,
                                                                                                    including pocket computers for
                                                                                                    police and emergency personnel,
                                                                                                    and e-government applications for

                                                                                                    Today, users can already operate
                                                                                                    kitchen appliances via their cell
                                                                                                    phones or even automate their
                                                                                                    household systems. But the home
177   EN   1/2004   31    Article    Sylvia Trage   Megacities       Phones that Open Doors         of the future will have even more to
                                                                                                    offer: network technology, comfort,
                                                                                                    entertainment and security.
                                                                                                    Adequate transmission capacity,
                                                                                                    however, is still a problem.

                                                                                                   William J. Mitchell is professor of
                                                                                                   Architecture and Media Arts and
                                                                                                   Sciences at the Massachusetts
                                                                                                   Institute of Technology. Formerly
                                                                                                   the Dean of MIT’s School of
178   EN   1/2004   34   Interview   Victor Chase   Megacities   Why Buck Rogers Will be Invisible Architecture & Planning, he is also
                                                                                                   the author of numerous books,
                                                                                                   including, Me++: The Cyborg Self
                                                                                                   and the Networked City and City of
                                                                                                   Bits: Space, Place, and the
179   EN   1/2004   35    Article                         Megacities                 In Brief

                                                                                                         There’s new hope for patients with
                                                                                                         inoperable tumors. A new treatment
                                                                                                         developed by Siemens in
                                                                                                         conjunction with the GSI Society for
180   EN   1/2004   36   Feature     Anja Stemmer       Particle Therapy       Tumors under Fire         Heavy Ion Research shows
                                                                                                         promise. Based on irradiation with
                                                                                                         fast particles, the therapy destroys
                                                                                                         tumors permanently with minimum

                                                                                                         Even in 2010, fossil fuels will
                                                                                                         continue to meet most of our energy
                                                                                                         needs. However, thanks to
181   EN   1/2004   38   Scenario   Ulrike Zechbauer   Natural Resources        Unlimited Power          companies like "Energy for Us,"
                                                                                                         power-plant efficiency will be higher
                                                                                                         and the use of renewable energy
                                                                                                         sources will be on the rise.

                                                                                                         As the world’s population grows, so
                                                                                                         too does demand for energy.
                                                                                                         Today, this primarily means more
                                                                                                         coal, oil and gas. However,
                                                                                                         reserves of fossil fuels are on the
                                                                                                         wane, and greenhouse gases such
182   EN   1/2004   41    Article    Tim Schröder      Natural Resources   Energy for Tomorrow's World
                                                                                                         as carbon dioxide pose a threat to
                                                                                                         our climate. Here’s a look at how
                                                                                                         we can satisfy our need for more
                                                                                                         energy while reducing our
                                                                                                         consumption of raw materials and
                                                                                                         cutting emissions.
                                                                                                           Zero emission coal-fired power
                                                                                                           plants? The dream may soon
183   EN   1/2004   44    Article      Bernd Müller     Natural Resources           Clean Future           become a reality—thanks to
                                                                                                           integrated coal gasification

                                                                                                           In 2005, emission-rights trading for
                                                                                                           carbon dioxide will be introduced in
                                                                                                           the EU. Not only will this change
184   EN   1/2004   47    Article      Sylvia Trage     Natural Resources   Trading with Greehouse Gases
                                                                                                           basic corporate economics; it will
                                                                                                           also open up new sources of profit
                                                                                                           for the most efficient players.

                                                                                                           Due to higher emissions taxes, the
                                                                                                           removal of carbon dioxide from the
                                                                                                           exhaust gases produced by power
                                                                                                           plants could become not only
185   EN   1/2004   49    Article    Carola Hanisch     Natural Resources    Deep-Sixing Carbon Dioxide
                                                                                                           environmentally but also
                                                                                                           economically desirable in 15 to 20
                                                                                                           years. Pilot projects are already
                                                                                                           under way.

                                                                                                           As demand for oil increases,
                                                                                                           attention is shifting to deposits that
                                                                                                           were previously too expensive to
186   EN   1/2004   51    Article       Ute Kehse       Natural Resources         Going for the Gas        exploit, such as deep-sea reserves
                                                                                                           and oil sands. Another exciting
                                                                                                           technology is natural gas

                                                                                                           Willy Gehrer, 58, has headed
                                                                                                           Power Systems at Siemens
                                                                                                           Switzerland since 1994. Since 1998
187   EN   1/2004   53   Interview   Ulrike Zechbauer   Natural Resources       Energy from the Earth
                                                                                                           he has been President of ETG
                                                                                                           Electrosuisse, the Swiss
                                                                                                           Electrotechnical Association.
                                                                                                         Lights out in New York, radio
                                                                                                         silence in Italy. Ever-expanding
                                                                                                         power networks worldwide seem
188   EN   1/2004   54    Article    Tim Schröder     Natural Resources       Preventing Blackouts
                                                                                                         more susceptible to disruptions
                                                                                                         than ever before. But there are
                                                                                                         ways to prevent a collapse.

                                                                                                         Energy consumption in the
                                                                                                         industrialized world could be cut in
                                                                                                         half. Unfortunately, consumers are
                                                                                                         often unaware of how easy it is to
189   EN   1/2004   57    Article   Günter Heismann   Natural Resources        Hidden Treasures
                                                                                                         reduce their energy use, which is
                                                                                                         why experts from Siemens are
                                                                                                         willing to help them discover the
                                                                                                         hidden potential for savings.

190   EN   1/2004   59    Article                     Natural Resources             In Brief

                                                                                                         France’s MotionBridge has
                                                                                                         developed a fast, simple search
                                                                                                         engine for the mobile Internet. This
191   EN   1/2004   60   Feature                          Start-Ups       Searching the Cell Phone Web   Siemens-financed start-up has
                                                                                                         become the market leader in
                                                                                                         Europe, with customers such as T-
                                                                                                         Mobile, Orange and O2.

                                                                                                         July 2015: Harold Kuhn must
192   EN   1/2004   62   Scenario                        Knowledge             Desktop Detective         identify a deadly virus—as fast as
                                                                                                       At home or in the office—we’ve
                                                                                                       never before faced such a flood of
                                                                                                       information. The question is, how
                                       Norbert                                                         can useful information be separated
193   EN   1/2004   65   Article                       Knowledge      Putting the Bits Together
                                    Aschenbrenner                                                      from the worthless, sensibly turned
                                                                                                       into knowledge, and shared in a
                                                                                                       way that allows individuals and
                                                                                                       companies to succeed?

                                                                                                       More and more companies are
                                                                                                       realizing that the way they manage
                                                                                                       knowledge is a major factor
                                                                   Heading for Knowledge-Guided        affecting their competitiveness.
194   EN   1/2004   68   Article   Sabine Saphörster   Knowledge
                                                                             Networks                  Eventually, say the experts,
                                                                                                       knowledge management is
                                                                                                       expected to transform companies
                                                                                                       into knowledge-guided networks.

                                                                                                       Each day, several gigabytes of
                                                                                                       information enter the IT systems of
                                                                                                       almost every large company—as
                                                                                                       orders, production data, or
                                                                                                       customer inquiries at call centers.
195   EN   1/2004   71   Article                       Knowledge     Electronic Treasure Hunting       Data-mining technologies can sift
                                                                                                       through this information and extract
                                                                                                       valuable knowledge, which can be
                                                                                                       used to boost revenues, develop
                                                                                                       better marketing strategies, or
                                                                                                       improve maintenance.

                                                                                                       Companies are like sponges. They
                                                                                                       soak up the knowledge in their
                                                                                                       employees’ minds.
196   EN   1/2004   75   Article     Bernd Müller      Knowledge   Greater that the Sum of its Parts   Communities—virtual teams on the
                                                                                                       Internet—can help share this
                                                                                                       treasury of information if employees
                                                                                                       are effectively motivated.
                                                                                                          Google is the de facto standard for
                                                                                                          Internet search engines. Pictures of
                                                                                                          the Future asked Craig Silverstein,
                                                                                                          31, Google’s Director of
197   EN   1/2004   78   Interview     Werner Pluta       Knowledge     Google's Search for Perfection
                                                                                                          Technology, how his market leading
                                                                                                          company sees the future of
                                                                                                          intelligent search technologies on
                                                                                                          the Internet.

198   EN   1/2004   80                  Dörte Otten       Knowledge    Knowledge Management in Flux

                                                                                                        Prof. Thomas Christaller, 54, is
                                                                                                        director of the Fraunhofer Institute
                                                                                                        for Autonomous Intelligent Systems
                                                                                                        in Sankt Augustin, Germany. He is
                                                                                                        also a professor at the University of
                                                                      Machines with Human Intelligence?
199   EN   1/2004   81   Interview    Jeanne Rubner       Knowledge                                     Bielefeld, and head of the GMD-
                                                                               Not a Chance
                                                                                                        Japan Research Laboratory in
                                                                                                        Kitakyushu. An expert in robotics,
                                                                                                        Christaller has helped to create a
                                                                                                        large number of autonomous

                                                                                                          Lifelong learning is a fundamental
                                                                                                          requirement for survival in the
                                                                                                          knowledge-based society. Thanks
                                                                                                          to modern information and
200   EN   1/2004   82    Article    Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Knowledge     The Classroom Comes Home          communication technology,
                                                                                                          students and professionals can
                                                                                                          learn according to their own
                                                                                                          individual rhythms—at any time or
                                                                                                                   Prof. Eckhard Freise, 59, is a
                                                                                                                   historian at the University of
                                                                                                                   Wuppertal in Germany. His primary
                                                                                                                   interest is the Middle Ages,
                                                                                                                   especially the transfer of knowledge
                                         Norbert                                  Knowledge and the Art of Dealing and education in monasteries.
201   EN   1/2004   84   Interview                             Knowledge
                                      Aschenbrenner                                      with Uncertainty          Freise received broad public
                                                                                                                   attention in Germany on December
                                                                                                                   2, 2000, when he became the first
                                                                                                                   contestant to win a million German
                                                                                                                   Marks on the "Millionaire"

202   EN   1/2004   85    Article                              Knowledge                      In Brief

                                                                                                                     Fast, powerful, environmentally
                                                                                                                     friendly—The electric train has
203   EN   1/2004   86   Feature     Luitgard Marschall          History                 Electrifying Trains         proven itself for now 125 years.
                                                                                                                     Siemens has been with it from the
                                                                                                                     very start.

                                                                                  Cool Care for Turbines   Dialing
204   EN   1/2004   88   Feature                          Patents & Innovations   for Doors               Write on
                                                                                            with PenPhone
                                                                                                                   The world economy is undergoing a
                                                                                                                   radical transformation. Global
                                                                                                                   markets with tremendous
                                                                                                                   competitive potential are emerging,
                                                                                                                   and IT, communications and
                                                                                                                   biotechnology are setting the
                                                                                   Looking Ahead to Success -
205   EN   1/2004   89   Feature         Ulrich Eberl     Book Recommendation                                      trends. Against this backdrop,
                                                                                   Tomorrow and the Day After
                                                                                                                   companies will survive only if they
                                                                                                                   push forward with new ideas.
                                                                                                                   "Management in 20XX" by Georg
                                                                                                                   Berner explains how they should
                                                                                                                   proceed in order to achieve

                                                                                                                  Johannes Feldmayer is a member
                                                                                                                  of the Siemens AG Corporate
                                                                                                                  Executive Committee. He is
                                                                                Europe and Siemens: Innovation Is responsible for the business region
206   EN   2/2004   2    Editorial   Johannes Feldmayer        Innovation
                                                                                            the Key               Europe, as well as for several
                                                                                                                  Siemens Groups and corporate
                                                                                                                  departments (L&A, SBT, CIO,

                                                                                                                   What developments will
                                                                                                                   characterize our society, our
                                                                                                                   economy and our political system in
                                                                                                                   the coming 10 to 15 years? With its
                                                                                                                   "Horizons2020" scenario—the
                                                             Horizions 2020        Horizons2020 Scenario – A
207   EN   2/2004   4    Feature         Ulrich Eberl                                                              result of a comprehensive
                                                               Scenario            Glimpse of Things to Come
                                                                                                                   questionnaire sent to international
                                                                                                                   experts—Siemens hopes to
                                                                                                                   stimulate public discussion of the
                                                                                                                   issues involved and help formulate
                                                                                                                   appropriate solutions.
                                                                                                   Munich, October 2015: Bogoroth,
                                                                                                   the dwarf, is battling his way
                                                                                                   through the virtual world of a
208   EN   2/2004   8    Scenario   Norbert Achenbrenner   Always-on Society    Fantasy Online     computer game. Back in real life,
                                                                                                   he’s Peter, the engineer, who has
                                                                                                   just corrected a malfunction at the

                                                                                                   In the "always on" society of the
                                                                                                   future, we’ll be able to continuously
                                                                                                   keep in touch with the whole world,
                                                                                                   if we choose—regardless of which
209   EN   2/2004   11    Article   Norbert Achenbrenner   Always-on Society    Always Online      terminals we use and without
                                                                                                   having to think about how the data
                                                                                                   is transmitted. Siemens is creating
                                                                                                   devices and networks to meet just
                                                                                                   these challenges.

                                                                                                   The use of different terminals and
                                                                                                   separate networks makes
                                                                                                   accessing office data difficult when
210   EN   2/2004   14    Article    Evdoxia Tsakiridou    Always-on Society   The Mobile Office   on the go. But help is on the way.
                                                                                                   Siemens has developed solutions
                                                                                                   for ensuring unimpeded, user-
                                                                                                   friendly communications.
                                                                                                         If you’re always online, you are
                                                                                                         always a potential target for
                                                                                                         hackers. Businesses, in particular,
211   EN   2/2004   17    Article       Karin Nikolaus      Always-on Society       Moving Target        need solid, multi-layered protective
                                                                                                         mechanisms as their employees
                                                                                                         access corporate data networks
                                                                                                         from the outside.

                                                                                                         Thomas Geitner has been a
                                                                                                         member of the Board of Vodafone
                                                                                                         Group Plc. since May 2000. As
                                                                                                         Group Technology Officer, he’s in
                                                                                                         charge of technological
                                                                                Why Cell Phones have a   development, the expansion of
212   EN   2/2004   19   Interview   Norbert Achenbrenner   Always-on Society
                                                                                  Multimedia Future      UMTS and business integration for
                                                                                                         the entire Vodafone Group. Prior to
                                                                                                         joining Vodafone, he was a member
                                                                                                         of the Board of the RWE Group with
                                                                                                         responsibility for

                                                                                                         Manufacturers need to react to new
                                                                                                         market conditions faster and faster.
                                                                                                         That means closing the information
                                                                                                         gap between business
                                                                                                         management, production and
                                                                                                         control systems, so that meaningful
213   EN   2/2004   20    Article        Achim Born         Always-on Society      Real-Time Value
                                                                                                         data can be obtained in realtime.
                                                                                                         The foundation for this is provided
                                                                                                         by Internet technology, real-time-
                                                                                                         capable Ethernet, intelligent
                                                                                                         sensors and end-to-end digitization
                                                                                                         of processes.
                                                                                                                 Online everywhere and all the
                                                                                                                 time—broadband connections and
                                                                                                                 new mobile communication
                                                                                                                 technologies are changing the way
                                                                                                                 we watch television, make phone
                                                                                                                 calls and run our homes. And
                                                                                                                 Siemens is developing all the
214   EN   2/2004   23    Article        Bernd Müller       Always-on Society          Two-Way Street
                                                                                                                 technologies that are needed. In the
                                                                                                                 future, TVs will have a feedback
                                                                                                                 channel so viewers can participate
                                                                                                                 in broadcasts, while cell phones will
                                                                                                                 be able to receive TV signals and
                                                                                                                 send texts and images in chat

                          Facts &
215   EN   2/2004   26               Mary Lisbeth D'Amico   Always-on Society   Boom in Broadband Technologies

                                                                                                                 In terms of broadband Internet
                                                                                                                 access, South Korea and Japan are
                                                                                                                 world leaders. It is nothing unusual
                                                                                                                 for users in these countries to be
216   EN   2/2004   28    Article      Nikola Wohllaib      Always-on Society         Broadband Mecca            able to download videos and
                                                                                                                 games, have access to telelearning,
                                                                                                                 conduct online banking by cell
                                                                                                                 phone, or keep an eye on play
                                                                                                                 areas remotely.
                                                                                                             Always on is changing our society.
                                                                                                             The value of privacy is growing, but
                                                                                                             people are also communicating
                                                                                                             faster and more often about more
                                                                                                             trivial matters. At work we’re
217   EN   2/2004   31    Article   Florian Martini    Always-on Society     Heading for the Lonely Crowd?   becoming more flexible than ever.
                                                                                                             And we are unconsciously
                                                                                                             developing new norms of
                                                                                                             communication—like the ones that
                                                                                                             govern the distinction between work
                                                                                                             and leisure.

218   EN   2/2004   33    Article                      Always-on Society                In Brief

                                                                                                             Siemens and the Feitoza foundation
                                                                                                             in Manaus, Brazil, are creating
219   EN   2/2004   34   Feature    Arthur Pease      Research Cooporation        Good Connections           applications for cell phones that
                                                                                                             merge reality and the virtual world
                                                                                                             in real time

                                                                                                             Armed with haptic gloves, 3D
                                                                                                             headsets and their own personal
                                                                                                             navigation devices, visitors to the
                                                                                                             Center for Living Memory will be
220   EN   2/2004   36   Scenario   Arthur Pease            Software                Living Memory
                                                                                                             able to interact with "exhibits" in
                                                                                                             ways never before dreamed.
                                                                                                             Software that already exists could
                                                                                                             make it a reality.

                                                                                                             With over three billion euros a year
                                                                                                             invested in software R&D, Siemens
                                                                                                             is not only exploring the evolution of
                                                                                                             this crucial field—it’s driving it.
221   EN   2/2004   39    Article   Arthur Pease            Software          Creating Tomorrow's Codes
                                                                                                             Experts explain why software is
                                                                                                             becoming pervasive, networked,
                                                                                                             self-optimizing and responsive to
                                                                                                             our needs.
                                                                                                      Software has become the heart of
                                                                                                      every complex system. The result:
                                                                                                      exploding demand for faster, more
                                                                                                      accurate and economical
222   EN   2/2004   42    Article     Andreas Beuthner      Software    Taming Complex Systems
                                                                                                      programming technologies. The
                                                                                                      goal: adaptable software
                                                                                                      architectures made of optimally
                                                                                                      matched, reusable components.

                                                                                                      Office computers regularly receive
                                                                                                      software updates. Industrial
                                                                                                      processes, however, must function
                                                                                                      properly from the word go. Siemens
223   EN   2/2004   44    Article       Bernd Schöne        Software        Faultless Future?
                                                                                                      has taken on this challenge and is
                                                                                                      now researching methods to
                                                                                                      develop secure and reliable

                          Facts &                                      Falling Prices and Exploding
224   EN   2/2004   45               Mary Lisbeth D'Amico   Software
                         Forecasts                                              Complexity

                                                                                                      The processes involved in software
                                                                                                      development can hide a multitude
                                                                                                      of inefficiencies. Analyzing these
225   EN   2/2004   46    Article        Bernd Müller       Software         Model Process            processes with the help of
                                                                                                      objective, standardized models can
                                                                                                      sharply reduce development costs
                                                                                                      and significantly improve quality.
                                                                                                      Researchers have long dreamt of
                                                                                                      pervasive computing, which
                                                                                                      enables everyday objects to
                                                                                                      recognize our needs and react to
226   EN   2/2004   48    Article    Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Software     Developing a Digital Aura
                                                                                                      them in an intelligent manner. The
                                                                                                      requisite hardware is already
                                                                                                      available. What’s needed now is
                                                                                                      new software and global standards.

                                                                                                      Two software projects—one to
                                                                                                      streamline processes in hospitals,
                                                                                                      the other to transform cell phones
227   EN   2/2004   51    Article      Arthur Pease       Software   Software in the Global Village
                                                                                                      into multimedia platforms—illustrate
                                                                                                      the complexities of global software

                                                                                                      From cars to communications,
                                                                                                      standards are the key to radically
                                                                                                      cutting the cost of software
                                                                                                      development—and ushering in a
228   EN   2/2004   53    Article      Arthur Pease       Software       Efficiency Revolution
                                                                                                      new world of efficiency in which
                                                                                                      consumers benefit from a widening
                                                                                                      spectrum of new, affordable
                                                                                                      functions and services.

                                                                                                      Michael Cusumano (50) is the
                                                                                                      Sloan Management Review
                                                                                                      Distinguished Professor at MIT in
                                                                                                      Cambridge, Massachusetts. A world-
                                                                       Looking for an Automatic
229   EN   2/2004   55   Interview    Jeanne Rubner       Software                                    renowned expert on software
                                                                                                      management, he is the author of
                                                                                                      books such as Microsoft Secrets,
                                                                                                      Competing on Internet Time and
                                                                                                      The Business of Software.
                                                                                                        Today, software inventions are
                                                                                                        every bit as important as
                                                                                                        innovations in hardware. Yet there
230   EN   2/2004   56    Article     Günter Heismann          Software        Protecting Innovations
                                                                                                        are major differences between U.S.
                                                                                                        and European law when it comes to
                                                                                                        software patents.

231   EN   2/2004   57    Article                              Software               In Brief

                                                                                                        Start-up company PolyIC has an
                                                                                                        ambitious goal. It plans to replace
232   EN   2/2004   58   Feature    Norbert Achenbrenner     Polymer Chips       The Chip Printers      today’s ubiquitous barcodes on
                                                                                                        merchandise with electronic chips
                                                                                                        made of plastic.

                                                                                                        Argentina, 2015. Maria-Laura, a
                                                                                                        sensor expert from Buenos Aires,
                                                                                                        takes a little vacation at a remote
233   EN   2/2004   60   Scenario      Forian Martini      Sensor Technology   Sensing the Best Wine
                                                                                                        vine-yard. Yet even in this quiet
                                                                                                        area, she still finds herself
                                                                                                        surrounded by sensors.
                                                                                                          Sensors can detect a vast range of
                                                                                                          microscopic particles and identify
                                                                                                          odorless gases. Destined to
                                                                                                          become smaller and smarter, they
                                                                                                          will one day even be able to
                                                                                                          recognize one another and form
                                                                                                          networks.              Technology
                                                                                                          from ElekSen makes it possible to
                                                                                                          manufacture flexible sensors and
                                    Forian Martini                       Superhuman Senses      Sensitive switches that can be integrated into
                                   Stefanie Hense                          Textiles     Continual Tire    everyday objects such as cell
234   EN   2/2004   63   Article                     Sensor Technology
                                   Bernhard Gerl                            Monitoring   Cutting Fuel     phones, toys and car seats.
                                    Sylvia Trage                         Consumption, Emssions and Noise A piezo sensor developed by
                                                                                                          Siemens VDO can be integrated
                                                                                                          into a glow plug to directly monitor
                                                                                                          combustion in diesel engine
                                                                                                          cylinders. The sensor could be
                                                                                                          ready by 2006.              A new
                                                                                                          sensor measures tire pressure and
                                                                                                          temperature. Although minuscule, it
                                                                                                          could make a big contribution to
                                                                                                          road safety.

                                                                                                            Siemens engineers have developed
                                                                                                            sensors that can monitor events
                                                                                                            inside a gas turbine during normal
                                                                                                            operation—at speeds of 3,600
235   EN   2/2004   67   Article   Tim Schröder      Sensor Technology          Defying the Inferno
                                                                                                            r.p.m. and temperatures as high as
                                                                                                            1,500 °C. As a result, damage can
                                                                                                            be recognized in good time or in
                                                                                                            some cases completely prevented.
                                                                                                     The capabilities of the new
                                                                                                     Somatom Sensation 64 CT system
                                                                                                     are largely dependent on the unit’s
                                                                                                     detector, which contains a high-
                                                                                                     speed ceramic that efficiently
236   EN   2/2004   68   Article   Tim Schröder   Sensor Technology   Fast Ceramic in X-Ray Light    transforms X-rays into light quanta
                                                                                                     without delay. This makes it
                                                                                                     possible to create extremely sharp
                                                                                                     images of the beating heart as well
                                                                                                     as fast scans of any part of the

                                                                                                     In the future, tiny sensors could be
                                                                                                     used to control systems in
                                                                                                     buildings. They will measure
237   EN   2/2004   70   Article   Tim Schröder   Sensor Technology   Buildings that Think and Act   temperatures, light levels,
                                                                                                     communicate with one another, and
                                                                                                     decide what has to be

                                                                                                     The miniaturization of electronic
                                                                                                     components and communication
                                                                                                     devices has enabled sensor
                                                                                                     networks to organize themselves
238   EN   2/2004   72   Article   Sylvia Trage   Sensor Technology      Smart Grains of Sand        using radio signals. Applications of
                                                                                                     such networks include the control of
                                                                                                     industrial plants, building
                                                                                                     technology and medicine. The first
                                                                                                     prototypes are already in operation.

                                                                                                     Molecular diagnostics is becoming
                                                                                                     increasingly important in the
                                                                                                     identification of illnesses. The latest
                                                                                                     biosensors and a new technology
239   EN   2/2004   74   Article   Michael Lang   Sensor Technology     The Pocket Laboratory
                                                                                                     platform known as quicklab are
                                                                                                     expected to make many medical
                                                                                                     tests faster, simpler and less
                                                                                                                 The human eye is hard to beat. To
                                                                                                                 equal its power, about 125 million
                                                                                                                 photo sensors would have to be
                                                                                                                 concentrated in a few square
                                                                                                                 millimeters, and that’s without
240   EN   2/2004   77    Article      Rolf Sterbak     Sensor Technology         Electronic Eagle Eyes          considering image processing.
                                                                                                                 Although today’s sensors still can’t
                                                                                                                 match that, when it comes to some
                                                                                                                 things—like resolution and speed—
                                                                                                                 they are already superior to the
                                                                                                                 human eye.

                          Facts &                                           Toward Intelligent and Networked
241   EN   2/2004   80               Kerstin Purucker   Sensor Technology
                         Forecasts                                                       Sensors

                                                                                                                 The latest gas sensors are making
                                                                                                                 our lives safer, industrial plants
                                                                                                                 more efficient, and driving less
242   EN   2/2004   81    Article      Ute Kehse        Sensor Technology          Digital Bloodhounds           risky. Reliable, fast and small, they
                                                                                                                 range from methane sensors that
                                                                                                                 can spot defects in gas pipes to an
                                                                                                                 alcohol tester in a cell phone.

                                                                                                                  Dr. Udo Weimar (41) is a lecturer
                                                                                                                  and specialist in biological and
                                                                                                                  chemical sensors at the Physical
                                                                                                                  Chemistry department of the
                                                                                                                  University of Tuebingen. He
243   EN   2/2004   84   Interview    Tim Schröder      Sensor Technology   Sniffing out Illnesses by their Odors
                                                                                                                  believes the biggest challenge
                                                                                                                  facing detector developers is how to
                                                                                                                  come up with sensor probes
                                                                                                                  capable of detecting odors on a
                                                                                                                  selective basis.

244   EN   2/2004   85    Article                       Sensor Technology                 In Brief
                                                                                                                     Siemens founder Werner von
                                                                                                                     Siemens built a telephone amplifier
                                                                                                                     for the hard-of-hearing way back in
                                                                                                                     1878. Over the past 125 years,
245   EN   2/2004   86   Feature      Bernd Schöne            Hearing Aids                Electronic Ears
                                                                                                                     these devices have evolved into
                                                                                                                     high-tech mini-marvels that can
                                                                                                                     handle even extreme acoustic

                                                                                                                         Once a year, Siemens honors
                                                                                                                        outstanding employees for their
                                                                                                                     patent registrations by naming them
                                                                                                                      "Inventors of the Year." The prize-
                                                                                                                        winners (there are usually 12 of
                                                                                                                        them) are selected from among
                                                                                  Energy-Saving LEDs Illuminate          thousands of researchers and
246   EN   2/2004   88   Feature    Louise Christensen    Patents & Innovations              Runways                   developers in all of the Siemens
                                                                                  Chin Up in the Car of the Future         groups. Approximately 600
                                                                                                                      inventions can be attributed to the
                                                                                                                      winners from last year alone. Here
                                                                                                                            we introduce two typical
                                                                                                                      researchers whose developments
                                                                                                                      have made traffic safer—in the air
                                                                                                                               and on the ground.

                                                                                                                            Wristband with RFID
247   EN   2/2004   89   Feature   Norbert Achenbrenner     Innovation News                                               Early, Accurate Diagnosis
                                                                                                                           Cell Phone Photo Diary
                                                                                                               Thomas Ganswindt is a member of
                                                                                                               the Siemens AG Corporate
                                                                                                               Executive Committee, where he is
                                                                                                               responsible for Information and
                                                                                                               Communications and the
                                                                                                               company’s top+ Business
                                                                               Formulas for Success Must Focus
248   EN   1/2005   2   Editorial   Thomas Ganswindt         Innovation                                        Excellence Program. Ganswindt is
                                                                                      on the Customer
                                                                                                               also chairman of Initiative D21,
                                                                                                               Germany’s largest public-private
                                                                                                               partnership program, which
                                                                                                               coordinates joint projects between
                                                                                                               business and government to
                                                                                                               promote information technology.

                                                                                                                 Was Einstein a genius in an ivory
                                                                                                                 tower? This cliché is as widespread
                                                                                                                 as it is wrong. On the contrary,
                                                                                                                 rather than being abstractions,
                                                                                                                 many of Einstein’s ideas can be
                                                                                                                 found in everyday technology,
                                                                                                                 including quite a number of
249   EN   1/2005   4   Feature     Roland Wengenmayr Scientific Development         Powered by Einstein
                                                                                                                 Siemens products. These range
                                                                                                                 from navigation systems—soon to
                                                                                                                 be accurate to within centimeters,
                                                                                                                 thanks to Einstein—to blue laser
                                                                                                                 diodes, which are set to usher in the
                                                                                                                 next generation of data-storage

                                                                                                               …life may still be wonderful,
                                                                                                               according to a famous song by the
                                                                                                               Beatles. But that’s by no means a
                                                                                        When I'm 64...
                                                                                                               certainty. Our society has not yet
                         Feature        Bernd Müller                            User-Friendly Products are the
                                                                                                               fully adapted to the needs of a
250   EN   1/2005   8   Interview      Florian Martini   The Graying Society               Solution
                                                                                                               growing number of senior citizens.
                         Feature     Sabine Saphörster                         How Changing Demographicsnwill
                                                                                                               But that’s changing as more and
                                                                                  Shape tomorrow's Markets
                                                                                                               more companies realize that it’s not
                                                                                                               difficult to design senior-friendly
                                                                                             Siemens has developed a software-
                                                                                             based technique that analyzes and
                                                                                             simulates the gene activity in cells.
                                                                                             This could enable the development
                                       Norbert      Biomax Research
251   EN   1/2005   14   Feature                                      Molecular Detectives   of new, more individualized
                                    Aschenbrenner      Partnership
                                                                                             therapies. In particular, the
                                                                                             pharmaceuticals industry plans to
                                                                                             tailor medicines to groups of
                                                                                             genetically similar patients.

                                                                                             A middle-aged man checks into a
                                                                                             high-tech hospital. Everything he
                                                                                             experiences, from his own wellness
252   EN   1/2005   16   Scenario   Arthur Pease    Personalization     One More Time        portal and tailored treatment to his
                                                                                             beautiful avatar, is personalized.
                                                                                             But when he wakes up, his feelings
                                                                                             have changed…

                                                                                             No two people are alike. Although
                                                                                             that’s a simple fact, technological
                                                                                             solutions tend to ignore it. Just
                                                                                             about everyone would like
                                                                                             technology to adapt itself to users
                                                                                             and address their individual needs.
253   EN   1/2005   19    Article    Rolf Sterbak   Personalization      As You Like It      But such a capability is by no
                                                                                             means a utopian vision. New
                                                                                             technological solutions from
                                                                                             Siemens can not only be adjusted
                                                                                             to meet individual requirements;
                                                                                             they can also automatically adapt
                                                                                             themselves to their users.

                                                                                             We spend a lot of time in our cars
                                                                                             and homes, which is why they tend
254   EN   1/2005   20    Article   Anja Stemmer    Personalization    Home on Wheels        to reflect our personalities and
                                                                                             tastes. Soon, we will be able to
                                                                                             communicate with both of them.
                                                                                                       Hartmut Wandke (56) is Professor
                                                                                                       of Engineering Psychology at
                                                                      Strengthening Our Emotional Bond Humboldt University in Berlin. For
255   EN   1/2005   23   Interview   Werner Pluta   Personalization
                                                                                 to Products           over 20 years, he has been
                                                                                                       studying human-technology

                                                                                                        In the future, each of us will benefit
                                                                                                        individually from a vast, integrated
                                                                                                        and steadily improving knowledge
                                                                                                        base that includes genetic as well
256   EN   1/2005   24    Article    Arthur Pease   Personalization    The Promise of Personalization   as traditional health information,
                                                                                                        provides access through health
                                                                                                        cards, and crystallizes our health
                                                                                                        needs in a personalized patient

                                                                                                        By 2020 many major illnesses,
                                                                                                        including cancer and heart disease,
                                                                                                        may be managed to the extent that
                                                                                                        the threat they pose is substantially
                                                                                                        reduced. Genetic testing and a new
257   EN   1/2005   26    Article    Arthur Pease   Personalization           Tiny Terminators
                                                                                                        group of molecular-based sciences
                                                                                                        being developed by Siemens and
                                                                                                        the Center for Molecular Imaging
                                                                                                        Research in Boston could make this
                                                                                                               Alegent Health Lakeside Hospital in
                                                                                                               Omaha, Nebraska may be the most
258   EN   1/2005   28    Article        Arthur Pease       Personalization        High-Speed Health           technologically integrated medical
                                                                                                               facility in the world—and the most
                                                                                                               human. Here’s why.

                         Facts and
259   EN   1/2005   31                   Sylvia Trage       Personalization     Why Personalization Sells

                                                                                                               Could radio frequency ID chips and
                                                                                                               medical chipcards be the first step
                                                                                                               toward a surveillance society? IT
                                                                                                               security experts don’t think so. In
260   EN   1/2005   32    Article    Andreas Kleinschmidt   Personalization   Transparency, not Surveillance   fact, the new technologies could go
                                                                                                               a long way toward providing data
                                                                                                               availabilty while ensuring that
                                                                                                               access is strictly limited to
                                                                                                               authorized users.

                                                                                                               It may one day be possible to equip
                                                                                                               just about any object—be it a milk
                                                                                                               carton, a car, or a machine
                                                                                                               tool—with a chip that stores the
261   EN   1/2005   34    Article        Bernd Müller       Personalization         Things that Think          item’s own digital memory. Given
                                                                                                               that billions of things could then
                                                                                                               exchange information, the number
                                                                                                               of possible applications is virtually
262   EN   1/2005   37    Article                       Personalization                   In Brief

                                                                                                               In the future, conversations will hop
                                                                                                               from cell phone to cell phone and
                                                                                                               even skip over areas with no
263   EN   1/2005   38    Feature    Tim Schröder    Research Partnerships         Fusing Ad Hoc & P2P
                                                                                                               coverage. That’s the vision being
                                                                                                               pursued by Siemens and the
                                                                                                               Technical University of Munich.

                                                                                                               May 2015. Jan Brenner, an
                                                                                                               augmented reality specialist, just
                                                                                                               joined a company that provides
264   EN   1/2005   40   Scenario                      Remote Services             Always at Your Service      remote maintenance services to
                                                                                                               customers worldwide. Today he’s
                                                                                                               getting a truck in Australia back on
                                                                                                               the road.

                                                                                                               High machine and plant availability
                                                                                                               is crucial to competitiveness. Here,
                                                                                                               remote maintenance can help to cut
                                        Norbert                                                                costs and accelerate production.
265   EN   1/2005   43    Article                      Remote Services                 Data on Call
                                     Aschenbrenner                                                             Siemens is going one step further
                                                                                                               with an approach that will eventually
                                                                                                               make it possible to optimize entire
                                                                                                               plants via the Internet.

                                                                                                            Gerald Weiß, 46, is head of Power
                                                                                                            Plant Technical Service at
                                                                                                            Vattenfall Europe Generation,
                                                                                                            Europe’s fifth-largest energy
                                        Norbert                              Remote Services Ensure Maximum
266   EN   1/2005   45   Interview                     Remote Services                                      supplier. Weiß is responsible for
                                     Aschenbrenner                                     Availability
                                                                                                            ensuring high-quality service at ten
                                                                                                            Vattenfall power plants with a total
                                                                                                            installed capacity of more than
                                                                                                            12,000 MW.

                         Facts and                                              Networks: Driving Growth in
267   EN   1/2005   47                Sylvia Trage     Remote Services
                         Forecasts                                                  Remote Services
                                                                                                    More and more communication-
                                                                                                    enabled industrial facilities are
                                                                                                    being remotely monitored and
268   EN   1/2005   48   Article   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Remote Services   Service without Borders   optimized. Siemens specialists
                                                                                                    serve hundreds of facilities around
                                                                                                    the world via phone and Internet

                                                                                                    Remote services aren’t only used to
                                                                                                    monitor devices and machines; in
                                                                                                    some cases, they can also repair
                                                                                                    equipment. Furthermore,
269   EN   1/2005   51   Article   Andreas Beuthner     Remote Services   Data Mining Machines      information from around-the-clock
                                                                                                    monitoring helps Siemens
                                                                                                    engineers to more effectively
                                                                                                    analyze problems and optimize their
                                                                                                    service response.

                                                                                                    A world of two-way video
                                                                                                    communication between service
                                                                                                    technicians and experts is about to
270   EN   1/2005   54   Article     Arthur Pease       Remote Services     Service with Vision     open, allowing specialized
                                                                                                    knowledge to be inexpensively
                                                                                                    focused when and where it’s
                                                                                                         More and more companies are
                                                                                                         choosing to have their building
                                                                                                         management systems remotely
                                                                                                         controlled. This approach not only
                                                                                                         makes it possible to integrate safety
271   EN   1/2005   56    Article     Tim Schröder     Remote Services    Closely Watched Buildings
                                                                                                         and monitoring services, but also
                                                                                                         reduces energy costs. After all,
                                                                                                         remote stations are run by experts
                                                                                                         who know how to maximize

                                                                                                         An important trend in healthcare is
                                                                                                         home monitoring via mobile radio or
                                                                                                         the Internet. Readings of vital signs
                                                                                                         taken at home will mean fewer trips
272   EN   1/2005   58    Article     Michael Lang     Remote Services       Readings from Home          to the doctor and shorter hospital
                                                                                                         stays. Software solutions from
                                                                                                         Siemens are helping medical
                                                                                                         professionals evaluate, interpret
                                                                                                         and manage the data.

                                                                                                         Siri Birgitte Uldal, 36, works at the
                                                                                                         Center for Telemedicine at Tromsø
                                                                                                         University Hospital, Norway. She is
                                                                         Scandinavia is a Telemedicine
273   EN   1/2005   60   Interview    Michael Lang     Remote Services                                   also president of the Nordic
                                                                                                         Telemedicine Association of
                                                                                                         Scandinavian telemedicine

                                                                                                         Remote services help to detect
                                                                                                         possible malfunctions in passenger
                                                                                                         cars, trucks and trains. As a result,
                                                                                                         fleet operators can reduce
274   EN   1/2005   61    Article    Günter Heismann   Remote Services       Information Autobahn
                                                                                                         downtime and serve their
                                                                                                         customers more quickly. An
                                                                                                         electronic pathfinder helps to save
275   EN   1/2005   63    Article                      Remote Services                 In Brief

                                                                                                             A plastic film that can power a radio
                                                                                                             on the beach—Solar cells made of
                                                                                                             organic materials have brought this
                                                                                                             vision within reach. Konarka, a
276   EN   1/2005   64   Feature    Bernhard Gerl     Organic Solar Cells   Photons from Flexible Plastics   leading manufacturer of these
                                                                                                             materials, has joined forces with
                                                                                                             Siemens and is planning to
                                                                                                             introduce its first prototypes this

                                                                                                             It’s 2020, and India has been
                                                                                                             spectacularly successful in
                                                                                                             improving the quality of its water
277   EN   1/2005   66   Scenario   Florian Martini    Elements of Life              River of Life           treatment systems. The Ganges,
                                                                                                             India’s sacred river, has benefited
                                                                                                             from this progress—as two students
                                                                                                             from England discover...

                                                                                                             As population rises, demand for
                                                                                                             clean water continues to grow.
                                                                                                             Advanced water treatment systems
                                                                                                             have an important role to play.
                                                                                                             Membrane filtering plants and
278   EN   1/2005   69    Article   Florian Martini    Elements of Life     Solutions for a Thirsty Planet
                                                                                                             ulraviolet water disinfection already
                                                                                                             offer particularly efficient solutions.
                                                                                                             Furthermore, exciting new
                                                                                                             technologies are just around the
                                                                                                         Planning water and sewage
                                                                                                         networks is no easy task. If pipes
                                                                                                         and pumps don’t have the right
                                                                                                         dimensions, major problems can
279   EN   1/2005   73    Article     Tim Schröder     Elements of Life        Fluid Information         occur. But newly developed
                                                                                                         software is making it possible for
                                                                                                         engineers to precisely calculate and
                                                                                                         simulate these labyrinths before
                                                                                                         excavators even start their work.

                                                                                                         Start-up inge AG plans to use its
                                                                                                         innovative technology to become
280   EN   1/2005   75    Article    Björn Gondesen    Elements of Life   Purification with Nano Pores   the leading supplier of ultrafiltration
                                                                                                         modules. Siemens Venture Capital
                                                                                                         is supporting its efforts.

                         Facts and
281   EN   1/2005   76                 Ute Kehse       Elements of Life     Water: The Elixir of Life

                                                                                                         Catherine Day (50) has been
                                                                                                         Director General for Environment at
                                                                                                         the European Commission since
                                                                                                         2002. In her previous position, her
                                                                                                         area of responsibility included
                                                                           We Will Achieve the UN’s
282   EN   1/2005   77   Interview   Florian Martini   Elements of Life                                  relations with the Balkan states and
                                                                             Development Goals
                                                                                                         the countries along the
                                                                                                         Mediterranean. A native of Ireland,
                                                                                                         Day studied International Trade and
                                                                                                         Economic Integration at University
                                                                                                         College, Dublin.
                                                                                                               Although pollutants in wastewater
                                                                                                               are becoming increasingly complex,
                                                                                                               higher quality is also being
                                                                                                               demanded of purified water.
                                                                                                               Specialists at Water Technologies,
283   EN   1/2005   78   Article       Ute Kehse        Elements of Life   Cannibals, Porous Fibers and Purity
                                                                                                               a Siemens business unit, and at
                                                                                                               Siemens Corporate Technology
                                                                                                               have come up with new methods for
                                                                                                               purifying water more effectively
                                                                                                               while cutting costs.

                                                                                                                 Siemens takes a life-cycle
                                                                                                                 approach to its equipment. During
                                                                                                                 product planning, engineers take
                                                                                                                 into account how equipment can be
284   EN   1/2005   81   Article      Sylvia Trage      Elements of Life          A New Lease on Life
                                                                                                                 repaired and resold later in its
                                                                                                                 service life. Equipment from
                                                                                                                 Siemens Medical Solutions is a
                                                                                                                 case in point.

                                                                                                                 In the past, stringent regulations left
                                                                                                                 little room for innovation in the
                                                                                                                 pharmaceuticals industry. As a
                                                                                                                 result, processes often remained
285   EN   1/2005   82   Article    Carola Hanisch      Elements of Life     Medications with Built-In Quality   unchanged from licensing onward.
                                                                                                                 Soon, however, advances in
                                                                                                                 process technology will ensure
                                                                                                                 quality to such an extent that final
                                                                                                                 testing will be obviated.

                                                                                                                 New diesel engine technologies
                                                                                                                 save fuel and deliver good
                                                                                                                 performance while reducing
286   EN   1/2005   84   Article   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Elements of Life              Fighting Soot
                                                                                                                 nitrogen oxides. They also filter out
                                                                                                                 those soot particulates that are
                                                                                                                 most dangerous to health.
287   EN   1/2005   85   Article                          Elements of Life                  In Brief

                                                                                                                  About 50 years ago, Siemens
                                                                                                                  introduced microelectronics to
                                                                                                                  automation technology. Suddenly,
                                                         History of Industrial                                    transistors were being used to
288   EN   1/2005   86   Feature   Luitgard Marschall                             Five Decades of Automation
                                                             Automation                                           control enormous steam turbine
                                                                                                                  sets. It was an advance that marked
                                                                                                                  the beginning of solid-state
                                                                                                                  industrial automation.

                                                                                                                  Once a year, Siemens honors its
                                                                                                                  "Inventors of the Year" for their
                                                                                                                  outstanding patent registrations.
                                                                                                                  The company usually selects 12
                                                                                                                  winners from among the thousands
                                                                                                                  of researchers and developers
                                                                                 Traffic Lights that Talk to Cars throughout all the Siemens groups.
289   EN   1/2005   88   Feature                        Patents & Innovations Finding Meaning in Floods of Image Siemens registered approximately
                                                                                               Data               5,000 patents in its last business
                                                                                                                  year. Here we present two
                                                                                                                  researchers whose inventions are
                                                                                                                  making new communication
                                                                                                                  applications for traffic systems
                                                                                                                  possible while making it easier to
                                                                                                                  process and analyze image data.

                                                                                 Watch DVB TV on Your Phone
290   EN   1/2005   89   Feature                          Innovation News         Tutankhamen: Not Murder
                                                                                   Cell Phone with Projector
                                                                                                                      Dr. Heinrich v. Pierer on the
                                                                                                                      success and the secrets of success
                                                                                                                      of Siemens. Dr. von Pierer is the
                                                                                                                      Chairman of the Supervisory Board
291   EN   2/2005   2   Editorial   Heinrich v. Pierer   Continuity and Change           158 and Counting
                                                                                                                      of Siemens AG. He has worked for
                                                                                                                      Siemens since 1969. From 1992
                                                                                                                      until January 2005 he served as

                                                                                   Siemens: Two Nominations for
                                                                                       German Future Prize
                                        Norbert                                  Giant TV Screen                New
292   EN   2/2005   4   Feature                                 In Brief
                                     Aschenbrenner                                Look for Products           High-
                                                                                        Voltage Connection
                                                                                     Television via the Internet

                                                             Patents and                Stereo Hearing Aid
293   EN   2/2005   6   Feature      Aschenbrenner
                                                             Innovations               Personalized Car Key
                                     Florian Martini

                                                                                                                      In response to China's growing
                                                                                                                      importance as a research location,
                                                         Siemens Research in       Innovation in the Land of the      Siemens Corporate Technology is
294   EN   2/2005   7   Feature     Nikola Wohllaib
                                                               Beijing                       Dragon                   speeding up its formation of a team
                                                                                                                      that will develop solutions for China
                                                                                                                      and the global market.
                                                                                                            Brazil 2014. The hosts and the
                                                                                                            German national team are head to
                                                                                                            head in the opening game of the
                                                                                                            soccer World Cup. In Rio de
295   EN   2/2005   8    Scenario     Florian Martini    Intelligent Networking    High Tech on the Ball    Janeiro’s completely networked
                                                                                                            stadium, sports writers Harry and
                                                                                                            Luiz are becoming familiar with
                                                                                                            Brazilian strategies—and German
                                                                                                            high tech throughout the stadium.

                                                                                                            Avoiding traffic congestion,
                                                                                                            increasing safety, speeding up
                                                                                                            industrial production and sales
                                                                                                            channels, or simply making our
                                                                                                            lives more comfortable—intelligent
                                                                                                            networking is increasingly doing all
296   EN   2/2005   11    Article     Florian Martini    Intelligent Networking     Networks for Living     these things. Few other companies
                                                                                                            can equal Siemens when it comes
                                                                                                            to specialized knowledge of a field
                                                                                                            that includes everything from
                                                                                                            sensors, actuators and software to
                                                                                                            the necessary information and
                                                                                                            communication technology.

                                                                                                            Intelligent cameras automatically
                                                                                                            detect unexpected events and
297   EN   2/2005   13    Article   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Intelligent Networking   Improving Tunnel Vision
                                                                                                            interact with other systems to
                                                                                                            activate safety systems in tunnels.

                                                                                                            Offshore wind parks are playing an
                                                                                                            increasingly important role in power
298   EN   2/2005   14    Article      Sylvia Trage      Intelligent Networking    Answers in the Wind      generation. Siemens has developed
                                                                                                            a concept that could enable them to
                                                                                                            operate much more efficiently.
                                                                                                          Taipei 101 has 101 floors and
                                                                                                          towers more than 500 m above the
                                                                                                          capital of Taiwan. It’s the world’s
299   EN   2/2005   15    Article    Werner Pluta    Intelligent Networking     Tower of Superlatives     tallest building—and, like many
                                                                                                          other skyscrapers, it’s fully
                                                                                                          equipped with networked facilities
                                                                                                          from Siemens.

                                                                                                          Europa-Park in Rust, Germany, is a
                                                                                                          major success story. Over the last
                                                                                                          30 years, Siemens has provided
                                                                                                          state-of-the-art automation
                                                                                                          technology for all of the rides,
                                                                                                          delivering excitement,
                                                                                                          entertainment, and the highest level
                                                                               Wow, I Gotta Ride That!
                           Article      Norbert                                                           of safety for visitors of all ages.
300   EN   2/2005   16                               Intelligent Networking   Combining Technology and
                         Interview   Aschenbrenner                                                        Interview with Roland Mack
                                                                                                          Roland Mack (56), a mechanical
                                                                                                          engineer, is a managing partner of
                                                                                                          the Europa-Park in Rust. He is also
                                                                                                          one of the three partners of the
                                                                                                          family firm Mack Rides, one of the
                                                                                                          world’s largest manufacturers of
                                                                                                          amusement park rides.

                                                                                                          American software manufacturers
                                                                                                          Myrio and Verimatrix have
                                                                                                          transformed the old fashioned TV
                                                                                                          set into an Internet-based
301   EN   2/2005   19    Article    Bernhard Gerl   Intelligent Networking    Tuning in to Internet TV
                                                                                                          entertainment and communication
                                                                                                          center. Siemens not only holds
                                                                                                          shares in both companies—it now
                                                                                                          owns Myrio.
                                                                                                                      Life inside the home of the future is
                                                                                                                      on display in T-Com House on
                                                                                                                      Berlin’s Potsdamer Platz. Here,
302   EN   2/2005   20    Article       Florian Martini    Intelligent Networking       At Home in the Future
                                                                                                                      sophisticated Siemens technology
                                                                                                                      has created a domestic
                                                                                                                      environment worthy of Star Trek.

                                                                                                                      Friedemann Mattern is a professor
                                                                                                                      at the Swiss Federal Institute of
                                                                                    An Internet of Things? Yes! But   Technology and is Director of its
303   EN   2/2005   22   Interview      Bernd Müller       Intelligent Networking
                                                                                          Hold onto Your Hat          Institute for Pervasive Computing.
                                                                                                                      He is developing visions of a future
                                                                                                                      in which all objects are networked.

                                                                                                                      Telematics—the convergence of
                                                                                                                      computers and
                                                                                                                      telecommunications—is changing
                                                                                                                      how we travel. Siemens is linking
                                                                                                                      centralized traffic management
304   EN   2/2005   23    Article    Harald Hassenmüller   Intelligent Networking   The Road to Telematic Travel
                                                                                                                      systems with terminals such as
                                                                                                                      vehicle navigation systems and
                                                                                                                      mobile phones, as well as an array
                                                                                                                      of new services. The result is less
                                                                                                                      stress and shorter travel times.

                         Facts and
305   EN   2/2005                       Sylvia Trage       Intelligent Networking   Traffic Networking is Booming
                                                                                                                  Siemens is leading the way in
                                                                                                                  development of radio frequency
                                                                                                                  identification solutions (RFID). Now,
                                                                                                                  major customers are starting to
                                                                                                                  implement this new technology on a
                                                                                                                  large scale. Initial applications in
                                                                                                                  the field of logistics have been
                                                                                                                  extremely promising.
                           Article                                               Taking Stock             Keeping
306   EN   2/2005   28                 Tim Schröder       Intelligent Networking                                  For the past few months, logistics
                         Interview                                                       Tabs on the Goods
                                                                                                                  services provider Kühne + Nagel
                                                                                                                  has been monitoring printer
                                                                                                                  deliveries from Germany to the U.S.
                                                                                                                  with the help of RFID software from
                                                                                                                  Siemens. Alexander Unruh (38),
                                                                                                                  head of the RFID project at Kühne +
                                                                                                                  Nagel in Hamburg, explains the
                                                                                                                  project’s goals and challenges

                                                                                                                       Siemens is developing telephone
                                                                                                                       systems that work without central
307   EN   2/2005   32    Article      Bernd Müller       Intelligent Networking         Phones with Brains            switching. The phones
                                                                                                                       communicate with one another
                                                                                                                       independently—via the Internet.

                                                                                                                       Greenland will have high-speed
                                                                                                                       Internet and mobile
                                                                                                                       communications this year.
308   EN   2/2005   33    Article     Nikola Wohllaib     Intelligent Networking   High-Speed-Internet for the Inuit
                                                                                                                       Technicians from Siemens and Tele
                                                                                                                       Greenland braved atrocious
                                                                                                                       weather to deliver the equipment.

                                                                                                                       Industrial Wireless Local Area
                                                                                                                       Networks (IWLANs) allow machines
                                                                                                                       to be operated without contact. Not
309   EN   2/2005   34    Article    Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Intelligent Networking          Wireless Wizardry
                                                                                                                       only does wireless technology put
                                                                                                                       an end to elaborate wiring, it
                                                                                                                       improves production processes.
                                                                                                    Several Siemens Groups are
                                                                                                    helping to expand Dubai
                                                                                                    International Airport. This "Siemens
310   EN   2/2005   36    Article   Gitta Rohling   Intelligent Networking   Flying High in Dubai
                                                                                                    One" strategy ensures that large-
                                                                                                    scale projects can be handled

311   EN   2/2005   37    Article                   Intelligent Networking         In Brief

                                                                                                    Increasingly, microchips are being
                                                                                                    outfitted with secret codes to
                                                                                                    encrypt data. In principle, however,
                                                                                                    these codes can be broken if a
                                                      Side Channel of
312   EN   2/2005   38   Feature     Bernd Müller                            Keepers of the Codes   chip's power consumption or
                                                                                                    electromagnetic emissions are
                                                                                                    monitored. A new lab at Siemens
                                                                                                    plans to close these security

                                                                                                    October 2020. As Robert drives his
                                                                                                    grandmother home in the new
                                                                                                    family car, he proudly explains all
313   EN   2/2005   40   Scenario                     Auto Electronics       High-Gear Grandma      the high-tech systems on
                                                                                                    board—ranging from the latest
                                                                                                    driving assistance technology to
                                                                                                    multimedia infotainment.
                                                                                                                    The European Union is working to
                                                                                                                    reduce traffic fatalities by half in
                                                                                                                    coming years, while strict emissions
                                                                                                                    limits in the U.S. will require new
                                                                                                                    solutions. It all adds up to
                                           Norbert                                                                  tremendous challenges for the
314   EN   2/2005   43    Article                              Auto Electronics       Ingenious Electronics
                                        Aschenbrenner                                                               automotive industry. Siemens VDO
                                                                                                                    is responding with innovative
                                                                                                                    technologies, including sensor-
                                                                                                                    supported driver assistance
                                                                                                                    systems and environmentally
                                                                                                                    friendly engine controls.

                                                                                                                    Human eyes are sometimes just not
                                                                                                                    enough on today’s busy roads.
                                                                                                                    Assistance systems can help
                                                                                                                    reduce stress and improve safety
                                                                                                                    by monitoring traffic conditions and
                                                                                                                    warning drivers of potential
                                     Jürgen Goroncy     Rolf
315   EN   2/2005   46    Article                              Auto Electronics       Sensors See the Light         dangers. Siemens VDO has
                                                                                                                    developed pro.pilot, a system that
                                                                                                                    unites a number of automotive
                                                                                                                    assistance systems. The
                                                                                                                    technology was showcased at this
                                                                                                                    year’s International Motor Show in

                         Facts and                                                Electronics: Driving Automative
316   EN   2/2005   51                   Sylvia Trage          Auto Electronics
                         Forecasts                                                          Innovation
                                                                                                            A revolution in braking technology
                                                                                                            is in the making. A new electronic
                                                                                                            wedge brake currently being
                                                                                                            developed for market launch by
317   EN   2/2005   52    Article                    Auto Electronics            Wonder Wedge               Siemens can be used for any type
                                                                                                            of vehicle. But that’s not all. The
                                                                                                            new brake is also faster, less
                                                                                                            expensive and more efficient than
                                                                                                            conventional hydraulic systems.

                                                                                                           Hans-Georg Metzler (57) is Head of
                                                                                                           the Laboratory for Active Safety and
                                                                                                           Driver Assistance Systems at
                                                                                                           DaimlerChrysler in Stuttgart. An
                                                                        Equipping Cars to Understand their
318   EN   2/2005   55   Interview   Tim Schröder    Auto Electronics                                      electrical engineer, Metzler’s goal is
                                                                                                           to make cars so intelligent that they
                                                                                                           can recognize hazards—without
                                                                                                           burdening drivers with too much

                                                                                                            Automobiles are becoming
                                                                                                            increasingly intelligent. In
                                                                                                            tomorrow’s cars, engine
                                                                                                            performance will become less
                                                                                                            important as their ability to process
                                                                                                            and relay information grows. For
319   EN   2/2005   56    Article     Rolf Sterbak   Auto Electronics        My Car Understands Me          example, a virtual passenger will
                                                                                                            talk to the driver, warn of impending
                                                                                                            traffic danger and even hunt down
                                                                                                            music on the Internet. To this end,
                                                                                                            Siemens is merging information and
                                                                                                            communications to generate
                                                                                                    Systems requiring maximum
                                                                                                    reliability are proliferating in
                                                                                                    vehicles. A new, open standard
                                                                                                    developed by the automobile
                                                                                                    industry will ensure that such
320   EN   2/2005   59    Article   Arthur Pease     Auto Electronics     We've Upgraded Your Car   systems speak the same language
                                                                                                    and can be economically combined
                                                                                                    and upgraded. A new software
                                                                                                    architecture from Siemens is
                                                                                                    designed to do the same for
                                                                                                    automotive infotainment systems.

321   EN   2/2005   61    Article                    Auto Electronics              In Brief

                                                                                                    Magnetic resonance tomography is
                                                                                                    an essential instrument in brain
                                                                                                    research. Research conducted by
                                                                                                    Siemens and the Massachusetts
322   EN   2/2005   62   Feature    Arthur Pease   Research Cooperation     Collaboration in Mind   General Hospital in Boston is
                                                                                                    yielding insights into new MR
                                                                                                    products—and providing clues as to
                                                                                                    the physiological mechanisms
                                                                                                    associated with mental illnesses.

                                                                                                    A first-of-a-kind operation takes
                                                                                                    place—the product of knowledge-
323   EN   2/2005   64   Scenario   Arthur Pease       Digital Health        The Perfect Patient
                                                                                                    guided systems. The only question
                                                                                                    is: where was the patient?...
                                                                                                     Information technology is
                                                                                                     transforming healthcare. Vast
                                                                                                     knowledge bases are being
                                                                                                     squeezed into algorithms that can
                                                                                                     detect and characterize pathologies
324   EN   2/2005   67    Article    Arthur Pease   Digital Health   Experts Inside the Algorithms   with the accuracy of a world-class
                                                                                                     expert. In the operating room,
                                                                                                     image fusion and advances in
                                                                                                     magnetic resonance are leading the
                                                                                                     way to real-time visualization of
                                                                                                     microsurgical procedures.

                                                                                                     The usefulness of computer
                                                                                                     technology is not limited to
                                                                                                     managing patient data or to
325   EN   2/2005   70    Article    Michael Lang   Digital Health   Software-Guided Intervention
                                                                                                     diagnostic procedures. Software-
                                                                                                     based systems can also aid
                                                                                                     physicians performing treatment.

                                                                                                     Fast computer programs have
                                                                                                     opened the door to a new category
                                                                                                     of medical imaging
                                                                                                     systems—hybrids. These combine
326   EN   2/2005   72    Article    Tim Schröder   Digital Health   One Plus One is a Lot More      different systems to achieve images
                                                                                                     of unprecedented quality. The
                                                                                                     result: improved diagnoses and
                                                                                                     more efficient procedures in

                         Facts and
327   EN   2/2005   75               Michael Lang   Digital Health    IT: Prescription for Health
                                                                                                                  Nine million residents of Lombardy
                                                                                                                  have received new electronic
                                                                                                                  "citizen cards" that offer a range of
                                                                                                                  benefits, especially for visits to the
                                                                                                                  doctor. Now that there’s less
328   EN   2/2005   76    Article    Andreas Kleinschmidt   Digital Health        Nine Million Trump Cards        administrative work to deal with,
                                                                                                                  doctors have more time for healing.
                                                                                                                  It’s virtually impossible to issue the
                                                                                                                  wrong prescriptions, confidential
                                                                                                                  patient data is more secure, and
                                                                                                                  costs are decreasing.

                                                                                                                   Dr. Gérard Comyn (59) is Acting
                                                                                                                   Director of the Directorate for
                                                                                                                   Information and Communication
                                                                                                                   Technologies (ICT) for Citizens and
                                                                                                                   Businesses in the Directorate
                                                                                                                   General for Information Society and
                                                                                                                   Media in the European
                                                                                                                   Commission. He is also head of the
                                                                             e-Health is Playing a Crucial Role in unit on ICT for Health. Before
329   EN   2/2005   79   Interview     Ulrike Zechbauer     Digital Health
                                                                                         Health Care               joining the European Commission,
                                                                                                                   he was managing director of the
                                                                                                                   European Computer Industry
                                                                                                                   Research Center (ECRC) in
                                                                                                                   Munich, and was also a Professor
                                                                                                                   at the University of Lille. Comyn
                                                                                                                   hold a Master’s Degree in Applied
                                                                                                                   Mathematics and a PhD in
                                                                                                                   Computer Science.

                                                                                                                  Suzhou Municipal Hospital is an
                                                                                                                  example of how investment in
330   EN   2/2005   80    Article     Bernhard Bartsch      Digital Health   High-Tech Helps a Million Patients
                                                                                                                  advanced technology can pay off
                                                                                                                  for hospitals in China.
                                                                                                       Tomorrow’s patients will wear
                                                                                                       wristbands outfitted with tiny radio
                                                                                                       labels, thus allowing clinics to
                                                                                                       organize processes more efficiently.
331   EN   2/2005   82   Article    Tim Schröder      Digital Health        Calling all Patients       Pilot projects in New York and
                                                                                                       Saarbrücken, Germany are
                                                                                                       demonstrating how the labels help
                                                                                                       prevent identification and treatment

                                                                                                       Whether for teleradiology or a
                                                                                                       therapy center, Siemens’ medical
                                                                                                       equipment and information
332   EN   2/2005   83   Article   Ulrike Zechbauer   Digital Health      Putting IT into Practice
                                                                                                       technology guarantee fully
                                                                                                       integrated clinical processes at the
                                                                                                       Passau Radiology Center.

                                                                                                       It’s only been two years since The
                                                                                                       Heart Center of Indiana opened, but
                                                                                                       THCI is already ranked among the
                                                                                                       top 15 % of U.S. hospitals
333   EN   2/2005   84   Article    Lauralee Ortiz    Digital Health    Taking Healthcare to Heart
                                                                                                       specializing in cardiology. The
                                                                                                       center’s partnership with Siemens
                                                                                                       played a vital role in this impressive
                                                                                                       success story.

                                                                                                       Neurologists are exploring the
                                                                                                       deepest areas of the brain. New
                                                                                                       and extremely powerful magnetic
                                                                                                       resonance tomographs make it
                                                                       The Hubble Telescope of Brain
334   EN   2/2005   86   Article      Ute Kehse       Digital Health                                   possible to not only observe
                                                                                                       individual living cells as they work,
                                                                                                       but also monitor the path that
                                                                                                       biochemical molecules travel
                                                                                                       through the brain.

335   EN   2/2005   87   Article                      Digital Health              In Brief
                                                                                  100 Years of Corporate Research
336   EN   2/2005   88    Article                          Corporate Technology
                                                                                            at Siemens

                                                                                                                   Over 2,400 employees work for
                                                                                                                  Corporate Technology (CT)
                                                                                                                  worldwide. CT’s principal locations
                                                                                                                  are Munich, Erlangen and Berlin in
                                                                                Siemens' R&D: Tuned in to Today's Germany; Princeton and Berkeley in
337   EN   2/2005   90   Interview     Jeanne Rubner       Corporate Technology
                                                                                          Megatrends              the U.S.; Roke Manor in the U.K.;
                                                                                                                  Beijing and Shanghai in China;
                                                                                                                  Bangalore in India; Tokyo in Japan;
                                                                                                                  and Moscow and St. Petersburg in

                                                                                                                    Over 100 years ago, Siemens
                                                                                                                    researchers created the first reliable
                                                                                                                    lamp to use an incandescent
338   EN   2/2005   92   Feature     Andrera Hoferichter   Corporate Technology          Let there be Light
                                                                                                                    filament. Today they are still helping
                                                                                                                    to chart the way toward innovative
                                                                                                                    lighting systems.

                                                                                                                    In 1945, Siemens researchers
                                                                                                                    converted a manor house into a lab.
                                                                                                                    There, they invented a new method
339   EN   2/2005   94   Feature       Björn Schaffer      Corporate Technology         The Silicon Pioneers        for producing ultrapure
                                                                                                                    monocrystalline silicon—a process
                                                                                                                    that’s still used for 80 percent of the
                                                                                                                    world’s production.
                                                                                                               Software is a key technology for
                                                                                                               Siemens. Back in 1954, a small
                                                                                                               team of 16 pioneering technicians
                                                                                                               began to develop what would
340   EN   2/2005   96    Feature   Günter Heismann      Corporate Technology       Software is the Key        become the world’s first fully
                                                                                                               transistorized, general-purpose
                                                                                                               computer. Today, half a century
                                                                                                               later, Siemens employs more than
                                                                                                               30,000 software specialists.

                                                                                                               The pointer telegraph, our
                                                                                                               company’s foundation stone, was
                                                                                                               invented by Werner von Siemens in
                                                                                                               1847. Communications have come
                                                                                                               a long way since then. Today, the
341   EN   2/2005   98    Feature    Nikola Wohllaib     Corporate Technology   Communications come of Age
                                                                                                               focus is on the convergence of fixed-
                                                                                                               line networks, mobile
                                                                                                               communications, Internet and
                                                                                                               TV—and once again Siemens is
                                                                                                               leading the way.

                                                                                                               Microscopy and imaging techniques
                                                                                                               revolutionized medicine and
                                                                                                               materials sciences in the 20th
                                                                                                               century. Innovations from Siemens
                                                                                                               broke new ground in these
342   EN   2/2005   100   Feature   Luitgard Marschall   Corporate Technology   Views of the Smallest Worlds
                                                                                                               areas—and helped to advance
                                                                                                               technologies ranging from electron
                                                                                                               microscopy and ultrasound to
                                                                                                               computer and magnetic resonance

                                                                                                               Piezo technology offers prime
                                                                                                               examples of sensor and actuator
                                                                                                               systems. Siemens has made key
343   EN   2/2005   102   Feature      Ute Kehse         Corporate Technology        Promising Power           contributions to almost every area
                                                                                                               of the technology’s application—the
                                                                                                               latest is the revolutionary piezo
                                                                                                               injector for diesel engines.
                                                                                                                   Siemens has shaped the history of
                                                                                                                   power engineering, and Werner von
                                                                                                                   Siemens started it all with his
                                                                                                                   dynamo machine. His successors
344   EN   2/2005   104   Feature         Björn Schaffer   Corporate Technology          Powered by Siemens
                                                                                                                   are developing environmentally
                                                                                                                   friendly power plants,
                                                                                                                   superconducting engines and fuel
345   EN   2/2005   106   Feature          Ulrich Eberl        Reader Survey             2005 Reader Survey

346   EN   1/2006    2    Editorial   Klaus Kleinfeld      Megacities             A Partner for Megacities

347   EN   1/2006    4    Feature                                                 Redefining Computer Tomography

348   EN   1/2006    5    Feature                          Infrastructure         The Phone for the Home

349   EN   1/2006    5    Feature                          Digital health         Safe Care with Health Cards

350   EN   1/2006    5    Feature                          Infrastructure         Normal or Sensitive?

                                                                                                                   The DVB-H standard has big
                                                                                                                   potential, including simultaneous
                                                                                                                   transmission of TV programs to
351   EN   1/2006    6    Feature     Nikola Wohllaib                             Television for Travelers         large numbers of viewers. Siemens
                                                                                                                   is a driving force in DVB-H and is
                                                                                                                   field testing it in the Czech

352   EN   1/2006    7    Feature                                                 Talk, Watch and Surf

353   EN   1/2006    7    Feature                                                 How to Kick a Virtual Ball
                                                                                                            India's booming economy is
                                                                                                            growing almost as fast as China's.
                                                                                                            That's why Mukul Saxena and the
354   EN   1/2006   8    Feature    Nikola Wohllaib                    Made for India - in India            new Siemens Corporate
                                                                                                            Technology team in Bangalore are
                                                                                                            working hard to tap the domestic

355   EN   1/2006   9    Feature                      Digital health   A Healthy dose of Data

356   EN   1/2006   9    Feature                                       Better Signals for Cells

                                                                                                        China, 2020: For retiree Jun Yang,
                                                                                                        it’s a dream come true. After 30
                                                                                                        years, he’s returning to Shanghai
357   EN   1/2006   10   Scenario   Florian Martini   Infrastructure   Scenario 202: Return to Tomorrow —a megacity that looks nothing like
                                                                                                        the place of his memories. An old
                                                                                                        laptop keeps him in e-mail contact
                                                                                                        with his grandson…

                                                                                                            Infrastructures are the lifelines that
                                                                                                            tie cities and societies together.
                                                                                                            They bring us water, power,
                                                                                                            communications and transportation.
                                                                                                            In short, they are the lifeblood of
                                                                                                            any successful economy. And when
358   EN   1/2006   13    Article   Florian Martini   Infrastructure   Lifelines for Cities and Societies   it comes to providing innovative
                                                                                                            infrastructural solutions, Siemens is
                                                                                                            leading the way. Its solutions
                                                                                                            enhance efficiency, convenience,
                                                                                                            and the quality of our lives—in the
                                                                                                            most remote regions as well as in
                         Facts and
359   EN   1/2006   15               Sylvia Trage          Infrastructure   Magnetic Megacities

                                                                                                               Population growth and economic
                                                                                                               development continue to drive up
                                                                                                               energy consumption, particularly in
                                                                                                               urban centers. To meet the world’s
                                                                                                               demand for electricity in an
                                                                                                               environmentally compatible way, it
360   EN   1/2006   16    Article    Bernhard Gerl         Infrastructure   More Power, Lower Emissions
                                                                                                               will be necessary to exploit fossil
                                                                                                               fuels more efficiently and make
                                                                                                               greater use of renewable energy
                                                                                                               sources. Four Siemens projects
                                                                                                               illustrate how this can be

                                                                                                               Persian Gulf countries want to
                                                                                                               expand their energy and water
                                                                                                               infrastructures. A power and
361   EN   1/2006   19    Article    Björn Gondesen        Infrastructure   Energy for Electricity and Water   desalination complex built by
                                                                                                               Siemens in Abu Dhabi is the most
                                                                                                               powerful facility of its kind

                                                                                                               The world's longest undersea cable
                                                                                                               is bringing energy generated from
                                                                                                               renewable sources on the island of
                                                                                                               Tasmania to the Australian
362   EN   1/2006   20    Article    Evodoxia Tsakiridou   Infrastructure   Green Power for Victoria
                                                                                                               continent. If necessary, the link,
                                                                                                               which was built by Siemens, will
                                                                                                               work in the opposite direction as

                                                                                                               By teaming up with global
                                                                                                               companies and investing in
                                                                                                               education and state-of-the-art
                                                                            Singapore - Paradigm for a High-
363   EN   1/2006   22    Article    Bernhard Bartsch      Infrastructure                                      infrastructures, Singapore has
                                                                            Tech Future
                                                                                                               become one of the world’s most
                                                                                                               dynamic cities. Other countries
                                                                                                               hope to learn from its experiences.
                                                                                                            Dr. Tony Tan, 66, is one of the
                                                                                                            architects of Singapore’s economic
                                                                                                            success story. He was Deputy
                                                                                                            Prime Minister from 1995 to 2005.
                                                                                                            Before that he consecutively
                                                                                                            headed the ministries for finance;
                                                                                                            education; health; trade and
                                                                            "What We Can Do in Five Years   industry; and security and defense.
364   EN   1/2006   24   Interview   Bernhard Bartsch      Infrastructure
                                                                            Might Take 50 Elsewhere"        Today, he is chairman of the
                                                                                                            National Research Foundation, a
                                                                                                            powerful and well-funded
                                                                                                            government body established in
                                                                                                            January 2006 to oversee
                                                                                                            Singapore’s effort to become an
                                                                                                            international hub for research and

                                                                                                            Bangkok is notorious for its smog
                                                                                                            and traffic congestion. But things
                                                                                                            are getting better. Instead of
                                                                                                            building wider roads, planners in the
365   EN   1/2006   26    Article    Andreas Kleinschmidt Infrastructure    Ticket to the Future
                                                                                                            Thai capital have teamed up with
                                                                                                            Siemens to develop
                                                                                                            environmentally friendly rapid transit

                                                                                                            There are 22 different rail signaling
                                                                                                            and security systems in the
                                                                                                            European Union member countries.
                                                                                                            But in the future, a uniform standard
                                                                                                            known as ETCS will make rail travel
366   EN   1/2006   29    Article    Tim Schröder          Infrastructure   Spain’s Trains to the Plains
                                                                                                            across national boundaries easier.
                                                                                                            The effectiveness of this technology
                                                                                                            is already being demonstrated by
                                                                                                            the new Velaro E in Spain—the
                                                                                                            fastest train on wheels.
                                                                                                 Key infrastructure elements must be
                                                                                                 secured against outages, damage
367   EN   1/2006   32   Article   Sylvia Trage      Infrastructure   Protecting Key Assets
                                                                                                 and sabotage. Siemens offers
                                                                                                 comprehensive solutions.

                                                                                                 Siemens delivers complete
                                                                                                 infrastructure solutions for major
                                                                                                 sports events all over the world.
                                                                                                 And it will also be on hand for the
                                                                                                 2006 soccer World Cup. In fact,
                                                                                                 experts from Siemens have been
                                                                                                 preparing for years for this major
368   EN   1/2006   34   Article   Nikola Wohllaib   Infrastructure   Technology for Champions
                                                                                                 sporting event. All 12 of the German
                                                                                                 World Cup stadiums are now
                                                                                                 equipped with the latest Siemens
                                                                                                 technology—from banks of
                                                                                                 floodlights and security systems to
                                                                                                 smart traffic management systems
                                                                                                 for surrounding areas.

                                                                                                 Sports technology is booming.
                                                                                                 Siemens Venture Capital (SVC) is
                                                                                                 investing in Dutch company
369   EN   1/2006   37   Article   Gitta Rohling     Infrastructure   Managing Data for Sports   51pegasi, which has designed a
                                                                                                 solution for simple and intelligent
                                                                                                 data management during sporting

                                                                                                 A city within the city is taking shape
                                                                                                 in Las Vegas —with pioneering
370   EN   1/2006   38   Article   Robert E. Tevis   Infrastructure   City within a City         technologies from Siemens that will
                                                                                                 increase comfort, improve security
                                                                                                 and limit environmental impact.

                                                                      A Mecca for Top Hotel
371   EN   1/2006   39   Article   Rob Simpson       Infrastructure
372   EN   1/2006   40    Article   Sebastian Webel   Infrastructure      First Aid for the Infrastructure

                                                                                                             Electricity, clean drinking water and
                                                                                                             telecommunications are crucial
                                                                                                             requirements of our civilization and
                                                                                                             the basis of prosperity. How can
373   EN   1/2006   41    Article   Ute Kehse         Infrastructure      Plugging into a New Life
                                                                                                             these essentials be brought to
                                                                                                             regions that don’t even have roads?
                                                                                                             Siemens projects in Africa and Asia
                                                                                                             offer solutions.

374   EN   1/2006   43    Article                     Infrastructure      In brief

                                                                                                             Many IT administrators dream of a
                                                                                                             network that not only repairs itself
                                                                                                             but also automatically immunizes
                                                                                                             itself against attacks. Wishful
                                                                          Immunization for Computer
375   EN   1/2006   44    Article   Gitta Rohling     Electric machines                                      thinking? A project group from
                                                                                                             Fujitsu Siemens Computers and
                                                                                                             Siemens Business Services is
                                                                                                             using all its know-how to develop
                                                                                                             such auto-immune systems

                                                                                                             Cadarache, in the summer of 2015.
                                                                                                             One year before commissioning of
                                                                                                             the ITER fusion reactor, the energy
376   EN   1/2006   46   Scenario                     Electric machines   This Way to the Sun                ministers of the countries
                                                                                                             participating in this major research
                                                                                                             project are visiting the facility in
                                                                                                      Even though today’s electric motors
                                                                                                      are the product of 170 years of
                                                                                                      technology development, they still
                                                                                                      have plenty of potential for
                                     Norbert                                                          improvement. Siemens researchers
377   EN   1/2006   49    Article                    Electric machines   Mighty Motors
                                     Aschenbrenner                                                    are finding out how to make electric
                                                                                                      motors more powerful, economical
                                                                                                      and flexible. Their objective is to
                                                                                                      combine individual components into
                                                                                                      a harmonized drive system.

                                                                                                      Inspired by Toyota’s success,
                                                                                                      automakers around the world are
                                                                                                      working on hybrid vehicles that offer
                                     Norbert                                                          high potential fuel savings—and a
378   EN   1/2006   53    Article                    Electric machines   Fine Tuning the Hybrid
                                     Aschenbrenner                                                    green image. Siemens is
                                                                                                      developing solutions that will help
                                                                                                      automobile manufacturers fine tune
                                                                                                      this complex technology.

                                                                                                      Robert Peugeot, 55, is a member of
                                                                                                      the Executive Committee of PSA
                                                                                                      Peugeot Citroën, the second-largest
                                                                                                      European passenger car
                                                                                                      manufacturer. He is responsible for
379   EN   1/2006   54   Interview                   Electric machines   Heading for Diesel Hybrids   the areas of innovation and quality.
                                                                                                      PSA Peugeot is the market leader
                                                                                                      in diesel technology. In February it
                                                                                                      presented a prototype of a diesel
                                                                                                      full hybrid car that is due for market
                                                                                                      launch in 2010.

                         Facts and
380   EN   1/2006   57               Sylvia Trage    Electric machines   The Drive for Growth
                                                                                                       Whether destined for use in
                                                                                                       locomotives, ships or conveyor
                                                                                                       belts, all of Siemens' large electrical
                                                                                                       drives are extensively tested by
381   EN   1/2006   58   Article   Günter Heismann      Electric machines   The Toughest of Tests      experts at the system test center in
                                                                                                       Nuremberg before shipping. Even
                                                                                                       the motors for Bill Gates' yacht were
                                                                                                       subjected to their first challenging
                                                                                                       workout in this unique lab.

                                                                                                       The world's first generator with a
                                                                                                       high-temperature superconductor
                                                                                                       (HTS) is designed for marine
                                                                                                       propulsion. Smaller, lighter and
382   EN   1/2006   60   Article   Tim Schröder         Electric machines   Cruising on Cold Power     more powerful than conventional
                                                                                                       systems, HTS systems are suitable
                                                                                                       for use in a range of vessel
                                                                                                       types—and even on drilling

                                                                                                       Rail systems have to compete with
                                                                                                       airplanes and cars. That’s why only
                                                                                                       the most economical, reliable,
                                                                                                       fastest and comfortable trains will
383   EN   1/2006   62   Article   Bernhard Gerl        Electric machines   The Competitive Drive
                                                                                                       attract passengers. With its
                                                                                                       versatile, high-performance drives,
                                                                                                       Siemens is ensuring a competitive
                                                                                                       future for rail travel.

                                                                                                       Siemens researchers are
                                                                                                       developing new kinds of drives
                                                                                                       made of piezoceramics, plastics
                                                                                                       and nickel-titanium alloys. Voltages
                                                                                                       or temperature changes can be
384   EN   1/2006   64   Article   Andrea Hoferichter   Electric machines   Future Motors Take Shape
                                                                                                       used to deform these smart
                                                                                                       materials in a controlled fashion.
                                                                                                       This characteristic enables them to
                                                                                                       power motors while also acting as
                                                                                                                 Worldwide, there are approximately
                                                                                                                 20 million industrial motors—with
                                                                                                                 vast potential for saving energy.
385   EN   1/2006   44    Article   Evodoxia Tsakiridou   Electric machines     Energy Misers
                                                                                                                 Siemens is developing solutions to
                                                                                                                 protect the environment and reduce

386   EN   1/2006   67   Feature                          Electric machines     In brief

                                                                                                                 Together with the Technical
                                                                                                                 University of Munich and other
                                                                                                                 partners, Siemens is developing a
387   EN   1/2006   68   Feature    Ulrike Zechbauer      Research Cooperation Entering the Comfort Zone
                                                                                                                 unique system that simulates air-
                                                                                                                 conditioning comfort—interactively
                                                                                                                 and in real time

                                                                                                                 May 2020. A tour of a future virtual
                                                                                                                 automobile production center
388   EN   1/2006   70   Scenario   Arthur F. Pease       Simulation            Scenario 2020: Hidden Identity   reveals the extraordinary scope of
                                                                                                                 simulation and optimization—as
                                                                                                                 well as a case of hidden identity.

                                                                                                                 Less than two decades from now
                                                                                                                 we will be able to see, hear, and
                                                                                                                 interact with hyper-realistic
                                                                                                                 products, processes, materials and
389   EN   1/2006   73    Article   Arthur F. Pease       Simulation            Paths to Perfection
                                                                                                                 environments in their full dynamic
                                                                                                                 diversity long before they exist.
                                                                                                                 Simulation and optimization will
                                                                                                                 make it all possible.
                                                                                                Global competition is forcing
                                                                                                manufacturers to develop and make
                                                                                                better products—and to do so faster
                                                                                                and at lower cost. Simulation
                                                                                                technologies and virtual reality have
390   EN   1/2006   76   Article   Rolf Sterbak         Simulation   Visit to A Virtual World
                                                                                                a key role to play here, as they
                                                                                                make it possible to virtually create
                                                                                                products and entire production lines
                                                                                                long before any real machines or
                                                                                                parts exist.

                                                                                                Computer simulations are an
                                                                                                indispensable tool in industry. They
                                                                                                replace many physical tests,
                                                                                                accelerate development times and
391   EN   1/2006   79   Article   Bernd Müller         Simulation   Current Events             cut costs. Dynamic systems that
                                                                                                can be visualized in this manner
                                                                                                range from wind and gas turbines to
                                                                                                micro reactors, magnetic resonance
                                                                                                tomographs and airbags.

                                                                                                Whether it’s complex systems for
                                                                                                transmitting power or developing
                                                                                                microchips—simulations and
392   EN   1/2006   82   Article   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Simulation   Testing with Simulation
                                                                                                extensive advance tests shorten
                                                                                                commissioning time and eliminate
                                                                                                errors at an early stage.
                                                                                                   Demonstrating system solutions for
                                                                                                   airports is difficult. You can’t just let
                                                                                                   third parties move at will through
                                                                                                   passport checkpoints, past
                                                                                                   baggage handling systems, or over
                                                                                                   taxiways—and possibly disrupt
393   EN   1/2006   83   Article   Katrin Nikolaus   Simulation   An Apirpot that's Ready to Fly
                                                                                                   operations as they go. With its
                                                                                                   Airport Center, Siemens is now
                                                                                                   providing a globally unique facility
                                                                                                   for planning, testing and improving
                                                                                                   these systems—in the form of a full-
                                                                                                   scale airport simulation center.

                                                                                                   Siemens researchers are simulating
                                                                                                   the operation of the Galileo
394   EN   1/2006   86   Article   Rob Simpson       Simulation   Locating the Customer
                                                                                                   system—before the satellites are

                                                                                                   Most managers dream about finding
                                                                                                   ways to boost productivity while
                                                                                                   cutting costs. But very few of them
                                                                                                   know that many decision processes
395   EN   1/2006   87   Article   Bernd Müller      Simulation   Optimization by the Numbers      and automation tasks can be
                                                                                                   optimized using mathematics.
                                                                                                   Siemens has established a
                                                                                                   Technical Center at Corporate
                                                                                                   Technology for just that purpose.

                                                                                                   It’s been 18 years since Siemens
                                                                                                   first started developing learning
                                                                                                   software. Over that period, the
                                                                                                   company has assembled a library of
396   EN   1/2006   90   Article   Jeanne Rubner     Simulation   Formula for Efficiency           methods that boost the efficiency of
                                                                                                   systems, ranging from rolling mills
                                                                                                   and power plants to genetic
                                                                                                   engineering, dishwashers and
                                                                                                        Prof. Martin Grötschel, 57, teaches
                                                                                                        at the Technical University in Berlin.
                                                                                                        He is Vice President of the Konrad
                                                                                                        Zuse Center for Information
                                                                                                        Technology and spokesperson of
                                                                                                        the DFG research center
                                                                                                        MATHEON, which focuses on
                                                                                                        "Mathematics for Key
                                                                     Mathematics is the Key to          Technologies." An active supporter
397   EN   1/2006   93   Interview   Andreas Beuthner   Simulation   Visualizing and Optimizing Complex of dialogue between research and
                                                                     Processes                          industry, Grötschel is a member of
                                                                                                        the Executive Committee of the
                                                                                                        International Mathematical Union
                                                                                                        and holder of the Leibniz Prize, the
                                                                                                        most heavily endowed German
                                                                                                        research award. He also has won
                                                                                                        the Karl Heinz Beckurts Prize,
                                                                                                        which honors innovative services to

                                                                                                          Bits and bytes instead of mountains
                                                                                                          of files. The Siemens eGovernment
398   EN   1/2006   94    Article    Werner Pluta       Simulation   Public Services on a Chip
                                                                                                          Lab in Berlin reveals how the public
                                                                                                          services of the future will work.

                                                                                                          A Siemens training center that
                                                                                                          specializes in simulating complex
                                                                                                          interventional procedures on the
399   EN   1/2006   95    Article    Ulrike Zechbauer   Simulation   Why Simulation Saves Lives
                                                                                                          heart helps prospective as well as
                                                                                                          experienced cardiologists hone
                                                                                                          their skills.

400   EN   1/2006   97   Feature                        Simulation   In Brief
                                                                                                   Prof. Dr. Hermann Requardt is a
                                                                                                   member of the Siemens AG
401   EN   2/2006   2   Editorial   Hermann Requardt     Innovation          We Have Ignition      Corporate Executive Committee
                                                                                                   and is head of Corporate

                                                                            Happy Anniversary
                                         Norbert                               Rail Record
                                     Aschenbrenner                          Proud Publication
402   EN   2/2006   4   Feature                            In Brief
                                    Ulrike Zechbauer                          Steam Power
                                    Sebastian Webel                         Airbags with Ears
                                                                          Sensor Sees Everything

                                                                                                   Mumbai in 2025. Architect and
                                                                                                   urban planner Vijay Mukherjee is
                                                                                                   showing former fellow students from
                                        Norbert        Sustainable City
403   EN   2/2006   6   Scenario                                             The Green Hope        San Francisco and Shanghai how
                                     Aschenbrenner      Development
                                                                                                   he and others have transformed the
                                                                                                   Indian megacity into a world-class
                                                                                                  Particularly in emerging markets,
                                                                                                  megacities face huge challenges
                                                                                                  ranging from rampant growth and
                                                                                                  stretched budgets to inefficient
                                       Norbert        Sustainable City                            infrastructures. Nevertheless,
404   EN   2/2006   9    Article                                         Sustainable Megacities
                                    Aschenbrenner      Development                                sustainable development is
                                                                                                  achievable. What’s needed is
                                                                                                  political leadership, help from
                                                                                                  private investors, and intelligent
                                                                                                  technological solutions.

                                                                                                  Chongqing, the world’s largest city,
                                                                                                  doesn’t have it easy. Located deep
                                                      Sustainable City
405   EN   2/2006   12   Article   Bernhard Bartsch                          Hot Pot Town         in China’s interior, it has long been
                                                                                                  cut off from the boom that’s swept
                                                                                                  other regions. Now it’s catching up.
                                                                                                      Beijing is reinventing itself for the
                                                                                                      2008 Olympic Games. In addition to
                                                                                                      building high-tech sports facilities,
                                                      Sustainable City                                the city is modernizing and
406   EN   2/2006   15   Article   Bernhard Bartsch                      Beijing: Countdown to 2008
                                                       Development                                    expanding its transportation and
                                                                                                      energy infrastructures, relocating
                                                                                                      production facilities, and looking
                                                                                                      even further ahead.

                                                                                                      Hong Kong and Macau are
                                                                                                      discovering new niches where they
                                                                                                      can benefit from China’s booming
                                                      Sustainable City                                economy. One serves as a
407   EN   2/2006   18   Article   Bernhard Bartsch                        From Niches to Riches
                                                       Development                                    revolving door to the Chinese
                                                                                                      market, the other as a luxurious
                                                                                                      retreat for wealthy Chinese visitors.
                                                                                                      Both need top technology.
                                                                                                       Prof. Albert Speer, 72, is one of the
                                                                                                       world’s most famous architects and
                                                                                                       urban planners. Projects he has
                                                                                                       worked on with partners in his
                                                                                                       Frankfurt office include a
                                                                                                       development plan for Doha in the
                                                                                                       Persian Gulf and a transport
                                        Norbert      Sustainable City   An Architecture for Resource   concept for Nigeria. Since the
408   EN   2/2006   20   Interview
                                     Aschenbrenner    Development              Conservation            1990s, Speer has been awarded
                                                                                                       several key contracts, including one
                                                                                                       for designing Shanghai’s Auto City.
                                                                                                       He was also recently awarded the
                                                                                                       planning contract for an automotive
                                                                                                       center in Changchun that
                                                                                                       encompasses factories and housing
                                                                                                       for 300,000 people.

                                                                                                       New Delhi, Mumbai,
                                                                                                       Bangalore—India’s megacities are
                                                                                                       struggling with chaotic traffic
                                        Norbert      Sustainable City
409   EN   2/2006   22    Article                                         Toward a Turning Point       conditions and shortages of energy,
                                     Aschenbrenner    Development
                                                                                                       water and housing. More public and
                                                                                                       private investment would help bring
                                                                                                       about a better future.
                                                                                                  Airplanes and airports are two of
                                                                                                  today’s fastest-growing sectors.
                                                                                                  With passenger safety and comfort
                                                       Sustainable City
410   EN   2/2006   26    Article    Katrin Nikolaus                          Soaring Sales       high on the list of top priorities,
                                                                                                  Siemens is helping to drive this
                                                                                                  boom with tailor-made solutions for
                                                                                                  major airports worldwide.

                         Facts and                     Sustainable City
411   EN   2/2006   29                Sylvia Trage                         The Urban Millennium
                         Forecasts                      Development

                                                                                                  Technology is making it possible to
                                                                                                  operate large buildings such as
                                                                                                  hotels and office complexes in an
                                                       Sustainable City                           environmentally friendly manner.
412   EN   2/2006   30    Article    Katrin Nikolaus                      When Green Means Gold
                                                        Development                               What’s more, intelligent networks
                                                                                                  are not only cutting costs, but
                                                                                                  attracting top customers and
                                                                                                  improving service.
                                                                                              Whether its beer with guarana or
                                                                                              mineral water with papaya, the
                                                                                              ability to create and perfect new
                                                                                              beverages is possible only with
                                                                                              perfectly organized systems.
                                                    Sustainable City
413   EN   2/2006   32   Article   Bernhard Gerl                       Technology on Tap      Siemens has standarized key
                                                                                              hardware and software
                                                                                              components, thus enabling
                                                                                              breweries and soft drink producers
                                                                                              to achieve the highest levels of
                                                                                              production quality.

                                                                                              Efficiency, safety and flexible
                                                                                              production are trends that are
                                                                                              crucial to the chemical and
                                                    Sustainable City                          pharmaceutical industries. Siemens
414   EN   2/2006   34   Article   Björn Gondesen                      Perfecting Processes
                                                     Development                              helps customers in these fields by
                                                                                              offering new processes, modern
                                                                                              facilities and sophisticated
                                                                                              automation technology.

                                                                                              Natural gas is steadily gaining in
                                                                                              importance in the energy mix. But
                                                                                              because it often travels thousands
                                                    Sustainable City
415   EN   2/2006   36   Article     Ute Kehse                            Gas on the Go       of miles from production fields to
                                                                                              consumers, powerful compressors
                                                                                              are needed to keep it moving at the
                                                                                              highest possible speed.
                                                                                                        How can millions of tons of steel be
                                                                                                        produced for booming cities
                                                                                                        –without severely polluting the soil,
                                                       Sustainable City                                 water or atmosphere? Siemens
416   EN   2/2006   38   Article   Günter Heismann                          Metals for the Megacities
                                                        Development                                     offers extensive solutions, from
                                                                                                        energy-saving cast rolling facilities
                                                                                                        to software that can learn
                                                                                                        production control.

                                                                                                        Siemens is developing new
                                                                                                        solutions that not only improve the
                                                       Sustainable City
417   EN   2/2006   40   Article    Tim Schröder                                Ready for Action        security of telephone connections in
                                                                                                        emergencies, but also make
                                                                                                        chasing criminals easier.

                                                       Sustainable City
418   EN   2/2006   41   Article                                                    In Brief

                                                                                                        Using interventional magnetic
                                                                                                        resonance imaging, Johns Hopkins
                                                                                                        Medical Institutions in Baltimore,
                                                                                                        Siemens Corporate Research, and
                                                                                                        Siemens Medical are developing
419   EN   2/2006   42   Feature    Arthur Pease     Research Cooperation   Transforming Treatment
                                                                                                        strategies for curing arrhythmias
                                                                                                        and regenerating infarcted hearts.
                                                                                                        Behind it all is the development of a
                                                                                                        groundbreaking new interface for all
                                                                                                        MR treatments.
                                                                                            It’s October 2020, and we’re at the
                                                                                            "Best Innovations of the Year"
                                                       Inventors and                        awards ceremony in a high-rise
420   EN   2/2006   44   Scenario   Ulrike Zechbauer                   Innovation Mentors
                                                         Innovators                         building in Shanghai. The ceremony
                                                                                            is a meeting point for innovators
                                                                                            from all over the world.

                                                                                            To make money from innovations, a
                                                                                            company must be versatile and able
                                                                                            to motivate its inventors and
                                                                                            innovators. Companies must also
                                                                                            give their creative people plenty of
                                                                                            intellectual elbow room, while
                                                       Inventors and
421   EN   2/2006   47    Article   Ulrike Zechbauer                    One Step Ahead      nevertheless ensuring that their
                                                                                            efforts are in line with business
                                                                                            strategy and that customers are
                                                                                            involved from the word go.
                                                                                            Siemens' goal is to become the
                                                                                            world leader at this difficult juggling
                                                                                                           Steven Veldhoen, 42, has worked
                                                                                                           for Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) in
                                                                                                           Europe, the U.S., and Asia for 18
                                                                                                           years as a business consultant
                                                                                                           specializing in the automotive
                                                                                                           industry. He is currently based in
                                                                                                           Tokyo, where he co-leads BAH
                                                                                                           technology and strategy consulting
                                                          Inventors and    R&D Spending: How Much is       activities for Japan and Korea. He
422   EN   2/2006   50   Interview    Nikola Wohllaib
                                                            Innovators             Enough?                 also plays an important role in
                                                                                                           BAH’s global Innovation Team,
                                                                                                           which helps companies improve
                                                                                                           their innovative strength. Veldhoen
                                                                                                           studied business administration in
                                                                                                           the Netherlands and Spain. Prior to
                                                                                                           joining BAH, he worked with ABN
                                                                                                           Amro Bank in the Netherlands and
                                                                                                           the U.S.

                                                          Inventors and      Innovations@Siemens:
423   EN   2/2006   52    Article    Harald Hasenmüller
                                                            Innovators      Expenditures and Results

                                                          Inventors and   Universal Language for Medical
424   EN   2/2006   56    Article      Tim Schröder
                                                            Innovators               Systems
                                                          Inventors and   From Halogen to Light Emitting
425   EN   2/2006   57   Article     Nikola Wohllaib
                                                            Innovators              Diodes

                                                          Inventors and
426   EN   2/2006   58   Article       Rolf Sterbak                        New Spin on Wedge Brake

                                                          Inventors and
427   EN   2/2006   58   Article      Tim Schröder                              Lilliputian Sniffers

                                                          Inventors and
428   EN   2/2006   59   Article       Arthur Pease                         Robust Information Fusion

                                                          Inventors and
429   EN   2/2006   60   Article    Evdoxia Tsakiridou                      Software's Human Touch

                                                          Inventors and
430   EN   2/2006   60   Article   Andreas Kleinschmidt                     Bringing Buildings to Life

                                                          Inventors and
431   EN   2/2006   61   Article       Bernd Müller                         Total Imaging Revolution

                                                          Inventors and
432   EN   2/2006   62   Article       Bernd Müller                         Father of Control Systems

                                                          Inventors and
433   EN   2/2006   62   Article       Bernd Müller                         Best Factory, Best People

                                                          Inventors and
434   EN   2/2006   63   Article       Bernd Müller                          Turbine Efficiency Guru
                                                          Inventors and
435   EN   2/2006   64   Article       Bernd Müller                       Fastest Tomograph in Town

                                                          Inventors and
436   EN   2/2006   64   Article   Andreas Kleinschmidt                    Right Spirit for Hospitals

                                                          Inventors and
437   EN   2/2006   65   Article   Andreas Kleinschmidt                   Wireless Factory Flexibility

                                                                                                         In 2005, Siemens launched over
                                                                                                         1,000 collaborative projects with
                                                                                                         universities and research
                                                                                                         establishments worldwide. In
                                                          Inventors and                                  general, both parties profit from
438   EN   2/2006   66   Article    Luitgard Marschall                        Learning Together
                                                            Innovators                                   such relationships. Siemens
                                                                                                         employs a variety of models, from
                                                                                                         supporting students, all the way up
                                                                                                         to strategic alliances to expand its
                                                                                                         global cooperation network.

                                                                                                         In addition to providing specialized
                                                                                                         knowledge, the university of the
                                                                                                         future will teach students how to
                                                                                                         collaborate in globally networked
                                                          Inventors and                                  teams. Crucial requirements include
439   EN   2/2006   69   Article   Andreas Kleinschmidt                      Competing for Talent
                                                            Innovators                                   a sound educational concept and a
                                                                                                         modern technical infrastructure.
                                                                                                         Siemens technology is helping
                                                                                                         schools to master the challenges of
                                                                                                         the 21st century.
                                                                                                       The Information Society is about a
                                                                                                       better life for everyone. NESSI —
                                                                                                       the Networked European Software
                                                                                                       and Services Initiative—is a
                                                    Inventors and                                      visionary program supported by key
440   EN   2/2006   72   Interview   Arthur Pease                   The Environment Is the Interface
                                                      Innovators                                       European companies and the
                                                                                                       European Union that could
                                                                                                       transform our cars, homes and
                                                                                                       institutions into intuitive, service-
                                                                                                       based interfaces.

                                                                                                       Siemens’ Generation21 global
                                                                                                       training program promotes up-and-
                                                                                                       coming talent in the natural
                                                                                                       sciences and technical
                                                                                                       fields—starting right from
                                                    Inventors and
441   EN   2/2006   74    Article     Ute Kehse                        Tomorrow's Researchers          kindergarten and continuing through
                                                                                                       the university years. Providing
                                                                                                       young people with knowledge and
                                                                                                       skills is a form of social
                                                                                                       responsibility that also helps ensure
                                                                                                       a bright future for the company.

                                                    Inventors and
442   EN   2/2006   77    Article                                               In Brief
                                                                                                        With a total staff of 430, Siemens
                                                                                                        Corporate Research in Princeton,
                                                                                                        New Jersey, is Siemens’ largest
                                                                                                        research institute outside Europe.
                                                                                                        For more than 25 years, it has been
                                                   Siemens Corporate   Converging Trends and A Holistic responsible for producing top
443   EN   2/2006   78   Feature    Arthur Pease
                                                       Research                 Vision of Data          quality innovations that are
                                                                                                        incorporated into a full range of
                                                                                                        Siemens products and services.
                                                                                                        Today, it is a leading research
                                                                                                        organization for medical imaging
                                                                                                        and real time vision.

                                                                                                         October 18, 2020. The City of New
                                                                                                         York is testing a new class of
                                                                                                         autonomous networked systems.
                                                                                                         The mobile devices learn by seeing.
444   EN   2/2006   80   Scenario   Arthur Pease    Machine Vision          The ANS Are Coming           A meta text (machine language)
                                                                                                         report generated by the devices and
                                                                                                         automatically paraphrased into
                                                                                                         human language explains how they
                                                                                                         perceive the world around them.

                                                                                                         Vision systems are proliferating—in
                                                                                                         surveillance, in the automotive
                                                                                                         sector, in industrial environments,
                                                                                                         healthcare, and the military. Behind
                                                                                                         this trend is a revolution in the
                                                                                                         accuracy of image processing, the
445   EN   2/2006   83    Article   Arthur Pease    Machine Vision         Machines See the Light
                                                                                                         ability to fuse key data from large
                                                                                                         numbers of sensors in such a way
                                                                                                         as to automate processes or
                                                                                                         provide decision support, and the
                                                                                                         ability of systems to intelligently
                                                                                                         interpret and report what they see.
                                                                                                           Video monitoring systems that
                                                                                                           automatically detect unauthorized
                                                                                                           persons and follow their every step
                                                                                                           are edging out of labs and moving
                                                                                                           into the mainstream. On the way
446   EN   2/2006   86    Article    Sebastian Webel    Machine Vision        The Digital Watchman
                                                                                                           are systems that differentiate
                                                                                                           between humans, animals and
                                                                                                           vehicles, identify unusual behavior,
                                                                                                           and track suspects even in crowded

                                                                                                           Dr. Norbert Bauer, 61, is the
                                                                                                           director of the Fraunhofer Allianz
                                                                                                           Vision office in Erlangen, Germany.
                                                                                                           Over the last 25 years, he has been
                                                                           Image Processing: Unlimited     addressing all aspects of digital
447   EN   2/2006   89   Interview   Andreas Beuthner   Machine Vision
                                                                                    Horizons               image processing. Bauer now
                                                                                                           coordinates the activities of 13
                                                                                                           Fraunhofer institutes, all of which
                                                                                                           are investigating different aspects
                                                                                                           of image processing.

                                                                                                           Machines are getting better at
                                                                                                           recognizing 3D objects. Progress in
                                                                                                           this area is being driven by stereo
448   EN   2/2006   90    Article      Rolf Sterbak     Machine Vision   Machine Vision's In-Depth Picture cameras, light stripe projection
                                                                                                           systems, laser scanners—and the
                                                                                                           intelligent software that makes them
                         Facts and                                          Image Processing: A Booming
449   EN   2/2006   93                Sylvia Trage      Machine Vision
                         Forecasts                                                    Market

                                                                                                          High-performance scanners and
                                                                                                          reading technologies play a key role
                                                                                                          in ensuring that letters and
                                                                                                          packages reach their destinations
                                                                                                          quickly. In addition to capturing
                                                                                                          address data on up to 60,000
450   EN   2/2006   94    Article    Tim Schröder       Machine Vision            Speed Readers           pieces of mail per hour, these
                                                                                                          machines read Arabic and Chinese.
                                                                                                          In addition, the automobile and
                                                                                                          aviation industries are investing in
                                                                                                          reliable reading systems and
                                                                                                          counterfeit-proof markings in order
                                                                                                          to protect their products.

451   EN   2/2006   97    Article                       Machine Vision                In Brief

                                                                                                          Prof. Dr.-Ing. Erich R. Reinhardt on
                                                                                                          the challenge on medical
                                                        Healthcare and                                    technology. Prof. Reinhardt a
452   EN   1/2007   2    Editorial   Erich Reinhardt                          A Long and Healthy Life
                                                       medical technology                                 member of the Managing Board of
                                                                                                          Siemens AG and President and
                                                                                                          CEO of Siemens Medical Solutions
                                                                               How Innovations are Really Born
                                                                                     Jack of all Trades
                                   Ulrich Eberl Norbert                             Vegetable Oil as Fuel
453   EN   1/2007   4   Feature        Aschenbrenner           In Brief             Safe Blood Donations
                                      Sebastian Webel                                  Small Wonder
                                                                                    New Turbine Coating
                                                                                   Cardiac Catheter in 3D

                                                                                                                 Experts from Siemens Venture
                                                                                                                 Capital (SVC) constantly search the
                                                                                                                 startup scene for technology trends
                                                          Siemens Venture
454   EN   1/2007   6   Feature    Harald Hassenmüller                              Healthy Investments          and business ideas. By making
                                                                                                                 targeted investments, Siemens is
                                                                                                                 able to offer its customers state-of-
                                                                                                                 the-art solutions.

                                                                                                                 It’s June 2020. Municipal manager
                                                                                                                 John Gardiner is explaining to a
                                         Norbert                                                                 visiting student how he has
455   EN   1/2007   8   Scenario                          Livable Megacities          Talk of the Town
                                      Aschenbrenner                                                              improved the quality of life in his
                                                                                                                 urban neighborhood while cutting
                                                                                                                 energy consumption in half.
                                                                                                           Megacities are like magnets.
                                                                                                           Although their infrastructures are
                                        Norbert                                                            often inadequate and their
456   EN   1/2007   10    Article                    Livable Megacities         Lights and Dreams
                                     Aschenbrenner                                                         populations face huge challenges,
                                                                                                           they are still regarded as the places
                                                                                                           where dreams come true.

                                                                                                           Interview with Harald Mieg and
                                                                                                           Christian Hoffmann
                                                                                                           Prof. Harald Mieg, 45, is the director
                                                                                                           of the interdisciplinary Georg
                                                                                                           Simmel Center for Metropolitan
                                                                                                           Studies at Humboldt University in
                                                                                                           Berlin. A geographer, Mieg is also a
                                                                                                           professor of Metropolitan and
                                        Norbert                           Experiencing Megacities in New   Innovation Studies whose work is
457   EN   1/2007   13   Interview                   Livable Megacities
                                     Aschenbrenner                                    Ways                 focused on sustainable urban
                                                                                                           development and human interaction
                                                                                                           in megacities. Psychologist
                                                                                                           Christian Hoffmann, 38, specializes
                                                                                                           in the psychology of innovation and
                                                                                                           urban-environment relationships.
                                                                                                           Hoffmann is a co-publisher of the
                                                                                                           magazine Umweltpsychologie
                                                                                                           (Environmental Psychology).
                         Facts and
458   EN   1/2007   14               Sylvia Trage      Livable Megacities    What People Think of Cities

                                                                                                               São Paulo is South America’s No. 1
                                                                                                               metropolis. But the city’s size also
                                                                                                               with it tremendous challenges in
459   EN   1/2007   16    Article    Florian Martini   Livable Megacities         Supercity Solutions          terms of water supply, power supply
                                                                                                               and transportation. Siemens is
                                                                                                               providing solutions for virtually all of
                                                                                                               the city’s major infrastructures.

                                                                                                                 Interview with Jaime Lerner, the
460   EN   1/2007   18   Interview   Florian Martini   Livable Megacities      Buses and Clean Water
                                                                                                                     former mayor of Curitiba

461   EN   1/2007   19    Article                      Livable Megacities   Curitiba: Cutting Traffic by 30%   Curitiba
                                                                                               Old and new high-rises characterize
                                                                                               the frenetic boomtown that Moscow
                                                                                               has become. St. Petersburg, on the
                                                                                               other hand, is more relaxed and
                                                                                               cultivates its historic image. But
462   EN   1/2007   20   Article   Thomas Veser   Livable Megacities    Tale of Two Cities     Russia’s two biggest cities have
                                                                                               much in common: increasing traffic
                                                                                               and overextended electricity
                                                                                               networks. Municipal authorities are
                                                                                               increasingly relying on Siemens
                                                                                               technologies to provide solutions.

                                                                                               Chicago was once the commercial
                                                                                               center of an aspiring U.S. But it
                                                                                               later fell behind Los Angeles and
                                                                                               New York. Now, the city is rapidly
                                                                                               regaining its past glory as a
463   EN   1/2007   22   Article   Harald Weiss   Livable Megacities   My Kind of Metropolis
                                                                                               progressive and dynamic city in the
                                                                                               heart of America. The metropolis on
                                                                                               Lake Michigan offers a high quality
                                                                                               of life and is one of the safest cities
                                                                                               in the U.S.
                                                                                                                    A city’s reputation depends largely
                                                                                                                    on whether residents and visitors
                                                                                                                    feel safe. Siemens offers solutions
                                                                                    Eyes on Everything
464   EN   1/2007   25   Article      Katrin Nikolaus     Livable Megacities                                        that range from intelligent video
                                                                               Biometrics - A Quiet Revolution
                                                                                                                    surveillance of public spaces and
                                                                                                                    subway system to worldwide
                                                                                                                    container tracking for major ports.

                                                                                                                    Bankers, scientists, artists—London
                                                                                                                    attracts skilled and talented people
                                                                                                                    from all over the world. But
                                                                                                                    expansion of the city’s infrastructure
465   EN   1/2007   28   Article   Andreas Kleinschmidt   Livable Megacities   Building a Better Life in the City   has not always kept up with the
                                                                                                                    rapid growth in population. Siemens
                                                                                                                    technology is now helping Europe’s
                                                                                                                    biggest city make better use of
                                                                                                                    existing infrastructures.

                                                                                                                    Excessive noise is a problem all
                                                                                                                    over the world. Noise in cities not
                                                                                                                    only can lead to stress, but can
                                                                                                                    actually make people ill. That’s why
466   EN   1/2007   32   Article       Rolf Sterbak       Livable Megacities          The Color of Quiet
                                                                                                                    Siemens strives to keep the noise
                                                                                                                    levels of its products for cars, trains
                                                                                                                    and even entire power plants as low
                                                                                                                    as possible.
                                                                                                                  Light-emitting diodes and
                                                                                                                  luminescent plastics are changing
                                                                                                                  the way cities are lit. These
                                                                                                                  innovative sources of light, which
                                                                                                                  are economical, efficient and long-
                                                                                                                  lasting, will illuminate our days and
467   EN   1/2007   34    Article   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Livable Megacities         Let There be Light            nights in new ways. For example,
                                                                                                                  they will be used as guidance
                                                                                                                  elements in sidewalks, as displays,
                                                                                                                  as virtual sunlight in offices, as
                                                                                                                  transparent room dividers, and as
                                                                                                                  illuminated wallpaper and ceilings in

                                                                              Picture of the Lighting Future: A
468   EN   1/2007   36    Article      Ulrich Eberl      Livable Megacities
                                                                                 Spectrum of Applications

469   EN   1/2007   37   Scenario      Ulrich Eberl      Livable Megacities    Light: A Day in the Year 2020

                                                                                                                  Researchers at Siemens VDO
                                                                                                                  Automotive and Siemens Corporate
                                                                                                                  Technology are helping people to
                                                                                                                  navigate unfamiliar cities more
470   EN   1/2007   38    Article    Nikola Wohllaib     Livable Megacities          Pocket Navigator
                                                                                                                  efficiently, whether by car or on
                                                                                                                  foot—while providing them with a
                                                                                                                  constant flow of updated
                                                                                                         More and more public authorities
                                                                                                         are providing e-government
                                                                                                         services. Such services reduce
471   EN   1/2007   41   Article   Martin Arnold    Livable Megacities    A Door that's Always Open      costs, improve efficiency and make
                                                                                                         cities and states more attractive to
                                                                                                         businesses and citizens. Siemens
                                                                                                         offers a full range of IT solutions.

                                                                                                         So-called diseases of civilization,
                                                                                                         such as diabetes and heart
                                                                                                         ailments, are on the rise, especially
472   EN   1/2007   42   Article   Michael Lang     Livable Megacities    Happy Fish - Healthy Patient   in cities. Telemedicine solutions
                                                                                                         and Internet-based information
                                                                                                         platforms can help patients stay out
                                                                                                         of the hospital.

                                                                                                         Even with rapidly advancing
                                                                                                         technology, housework will still be
                                                                                                         part of everyday life in the future.
                                                                                                         With smart appliances, however,
473   EN   1/2007   44   Article   Dagmar Brau      Livable Megacities        Home Smart Home
                                                                                                         household chores will be much
                                                                                                         easier. Innovations from Siemens
                                                                                                         help to save energy and protect the

474   EN   1/2007   45   Article                    Livable Megacities              In Brief

                                                                                                         Siemens researcher Robert
                                                                                                         Rauschenberger is looking into the
                                                                                                         brains of test subjects. In
                                                                                                         cooperation with Harvard University
                                                                                                         and the University of Utrecht, he’s
475   EN   1/2007   46   Feature                   Research Cooperation       Watching Thoughts          using an MR tomograph to monitor
                                                                                                         cognitive phenomena. Although his
                                                                                                         work is limited to basic research
                                                                                                         today, it could have practical
                                                                                                         applications in the not-too-distant
                                                                                                         Eduardo has colon cancer. But in
                                                                                                         2020 such a diagnosis is far from
                                                                                                         threatening. Genetic screening has
                                                                                                         encouraged frequent blood testing,
                                                                                                         which has resulted in early
                                                                                                         identification of his tumor. Molecular
                                                                                                         imaging agents allow the tiny tumor
476   EN   1/2007   48   Scenario   Arthur Pease   Molecular Medicine        Microscopic Miracles
                                                                                                         to be perfectly visualized on a
                                                                                                         scanner. Miniaturization and
                                                                                                         knowledge-based diagnostics make
                                                                                                         a virtual biopsy possible. And on-
                                                                                                         the-spot micro-surgical intervention
                                                                                                         ensures that no cancer cells are left

                                                                                                         The potential benefits of molecular
                                                                                                         medicine are immense. At the top
                                                                                                         of the list is the promise of early
                                                                                                         disease detection and treatments
                                                                                                         optimized for each patient. Getting
477   EN   1/2007   51    Article   Arthur Pease   Molecular Medicine   Dissecting the Disease Machine   from here to there will take us on a
                                                                                                         journey through the genome and
                                                                                                         require the integration of colossal
                                                                                                         amounts of data as we seek to
                                                                                                         understand and manage the
                                                                                                         mechanisms of disease.
                                                                                                          The acquisitions of Diagnostic
                                                                                                          Products Corporation and Bayer
                                                                                                          Diagnostics have brought exciting
                                                                                                          new technologies to
478   EN   1/2007   54   Article   Arthur Pease   Molecular Medicine             The Right Mix
                                                                                                          Siemens—opening the door to a
                                                                                                          revolutionary symbiosis of the
                                                                                                          previously separate worlds of
                                                                                                          laboratory data and clinical imaging.

                                                                                                         Researchers are developing
                                                                                                         biomarkers that bind to key
                                                                                                         substances associated with
                                                                                                         Alzheimer’s, cancer and heart
                                                                                                         disease. As they learn to visualize
479   EN   1/2007   57   Article   Tim Schröder   Molecular Medicine   Nipping Deadly Disease in the Bud
                                                                                                         these biomarkers with refined
                                                                                                         imaging technologies, they are
                                                                                                         discovering how to identify initial
                                                                                                         changes in cell metabolism, and
                                                                                                         opening the door to new therapies.
480   EN   1/2007   61   Article                         Molecular Medicine   Detecting Cancer with Ultrasound

                                                                                                                 Researchers have developed iron
                                                                                                                 nanoparticles that zero in on
                                                                                                                 tumors. The particles can be used
481   EN   1/2007   62   Article    Ulrike Zechbauer     Molecular Medicine          Zeroing on Cancer           as drug delivery vehicles or can be
                                                                                                                 exposed to focused magnetic fields,
                                                                                                                 thus delivering lethal heat to hard-to-
                                                                                                                 reach lesions.

                                                                                                                 Software now under development
                                                                                                                 promises to help specialists identify
                                   Evdoxia Tsakiridou,
482   EN   1/2007   65   Article                         Molecular Medicine       Focusing on Single Cells       malignant tumors more accurately
                                    Ulrike Zechbauer
                                                                                                                 than ever before. A new graphic
                                                                                                                 interface is the key.
                                                                                                                   Software now under development
                                                                                                                   promises to help specialists identify
                                     Michael Lang, Ulrike
483   EN   1/2007   67    Article                           Molecular Medicine      Visualizing Tumor Growth       malignant tumors more accurately
                                                                                                                   than ever before. A new graphic
                                                                                                                   interface is the key.

                                                                                                                 Prof. Detlev Ganten, 65, is
                                                                                                                 Chairman of the Board of
                                                                                                                 Berlin, one of the largest university
                                                                                                                 medical centers in Europe. The
                                                                                                                 center has 15,000 employees,
                                                                                                                 3,200 beds and an annual budget of
                                                                                                                 1 bill. €. From 1991 until 2004
                                                                                                                 Ganten was founding director of the
                                                                                                                 Max Delbrück Center for Molecular
                                                                                                                 Medicine (MDC) in Berlin. As a
                                                                                 Detecting Diseases by Combining
484   EN   1/2007   68   Interview    Ulrike Zechbauer      Molecular Medicine                                   research scientist, he has
                                                                                     Images and Lab Results
                                                                                                                 elucidated fundamental
                                                                                                                 mechanisms in the development of
                                                                                                                 high blood pressure. He has
                                                                                                                 received many honors for his work,
                                                                                                                 including the Max Planck Research
                                                                                                                 Prize, the Okamoto Prize, Japan,
                                                                                                                 and the CIBA Prize of the Council
                                                                                                                 for High Blood Pressure Research,
                                                                                                                 American Heart Association.
                                                                                                                 Ganten is also Editor of the Journal
                                                                                                                 of Molecular Medicine.
                                                                                                                  Our knowledge of the human
                                                                                                                  genome is stored in gigantic
                                                                                                                  databases. New software is now
                                                                                                                  capable of mining this vast mass of
                                                                                                                  data to uncover the key
485   EN   1/2007   70    Article      Tim Schröder      Molecular Medicine         Digging Out the Data
                                                                                                                  connections, such as which genes
                                                                                                                  play a role in cancer and how such
                                                                                                                  genes interact. The resulting
                                                                                                                  information makes it easier to
                                                                                                                  develop new medications.

                         Facts and                                            Molecular Medicine: Market of the
486   EN   1/2007   73               Karsten Hiltawsky   Molecular Medicine
                         Forecasts                                                        Future

                                                                                                                  Ralph Weissleder M.D., PhD, is
                                                                                                                  Professor of Radiology at the
                                                                                                                  Harvard Medical School, and
                                                                                                                  Director of the Center for Molecular
                                                                                                                  Imaging Research at
                                                                                                                  Massachusetts General Hospital in
487   EN   1/2007   74   Interview     Arthur Pease      Molecular Medicine       Tomorrow's Treatments           Boston. A leader in the emerging
                                                                                                                  field of molecular imaging research,
                                                                                                                  Weissleder has developed methods
                                                                                                                  for detecting cancer cells using
                                                                                                                  magnetic resonance imaging,
                                                                                                                  positron emission tomography, and
                                                                                                                  new, optical technologies.
488   EN   1/2007   75    Article                      Molecular Medicine             In Brief

                                                                                                         Voith Siemens Hydro has years of
                                                                                                         experience with hydroelectric
                                                                                                         power. Now the Siemens and Voith
                                                                                                         joint venture is developing another
489   EN   1/2007   76   Feature     Gitta Rohling    Emerging Technologies   Tapping the Sun and Moon
                                                                                                         alternative energy source: the sea.
                                                                                                         Commercial introduction of wave
                                                                                                         and tidal power plants is already
                                                                                                         under way.

                                                                                                         June 2020. At the headquarters of
                                                                                                         CO2NTRACT, a research institute
                                                                                                         that develops environmentally
                                                        Technology for the                               friendly processes and solutions,
490   EN   1/2007   78   Scenario   Sebastian Webel                           The Power of Persuasion
                                                          Environment                                    the institute’s director and energy
                                                                                                         expert Leonard Grossman is
                                                                                                         showing his family the building.
                                                                                                         They stop at a special place…
                                                                                                              Global warming is already a reality.
                                                                                                              What remains uncertain is how it
                                                                                                              will play out over the next few
                                                                                                              decades. Will we face a climate
                                                       Technology for the                                     disaster, or will we be able to
491   EN   1/2007   81    Article    Sebastian Webel                             Our Vanishing Options
                                                         Environment                                          somehow master the situation? We
                                                                                                              still have a chance to determine our
                                                                                                              destiny by developing and
                                                                                                              implementing efficient, energy-
                                                                                                              saving technologies.

                         Facts and                     Technology for the
492   EN   1/2007   83                 Sylvia Trage                         The Sources of Greenhouse Gases
                         Forecasts                       Environment
                                                                                                           Prof. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber is
                                                                                                           Director of the Institute for Climate
                                                                                                           Impact Research in Potsdam.
                                                                                                           Schellnhuber, 56, was one of the
                                                                                                           first researchers to investigate the
                                                                                                           consequences of climate change.
                                                                                                           The physicist was also Research
                                                                                                           Director at the Tyndall Centre for
                                                                                                           Climate Change in Norwich (UK)
                                                                                                           from 2001 to 2005. The exceptional
                                                                                                           value of his work was officially
                                                     Technology for the   Why Carbon Dioxide Emissions
493   EN   1/2007   84   Interview   Jeanne Rubner                                                         recognized when the Queen named
                                                       Environment        Need to be Cut in Half by 2050
                                                                                                           him "Honorary Commander of the
                                                                                                           Most Excellent Order of the British
                                                                                                           Empire" (CBE). German Chancellor
                                                                                                           Angela Merkel recently appointed
                                                                                                           Schellnhuber to serve as Advisor
                                                                                                           on Climate Issues to the Federal
                                                                                                           Government during Germany’s
                                                                                                           presidency of the EU Council and
                                                                                                           chairmanship of the G8 conference.
                                                                                                           The country assumes both roles
                                                                                                           this year.
                                                                                                           A broad range of energy-efficient
                                                                                                           solutions and technologies that
                                                                                                           could rapidly and substantially
                                                                                                           reduce power consumption in a
                                                                                                           modern industrial country are
                                                      Technology for the
494   EN   1/2007   86   Article    Tim Schröder                           How Cities Can Save A Fortune   already available. A study of a
                                                                                                           hypothetical city—the world
                                                                                                           champion in energy
                                                                                                           efficiency—provides insight into
                                                                                                           how such solutions could work in

                                                                                                           Siemens’ new headquarters in
                                                                                                           China shows that, thanks to
                                                      Technology for the                                   advanced building systems,
495   EN   1/2007   90   Article   Bernhard Bartsch                               Working Smart
                                                        Environment                                        environmental protection and
                                                                                                           economic efficiency go hand in
                                                                                                          The zero-emission power plant is
                                                                                                          no longer a fantasy. Filters are
                                                                                                          becoming increasingly
                                                                                                          sophisticated, removing dust and
                                                                                                          other harmful substances from
                                                                                                          exhaust gases. And in the future,
                                                        Technology for the
496   EN   1/2007   91   Article     Bernd Müller                            Zero-Emission Power Plants   new power generation technologies
                                                                                                          should prevent emissions of carbon
                                                                                                          dioxide getting into the atmosphere.
                                                                                                          Enhanced measurement methods
                                                                                                          and more efficient power
                                                                                                          distribution are also helping to
                                                                                                          ensure cleaner air.

                                                                                                          You can’t make a silk purse out of a
                                                                                                          sow’s ear, but when it comes to
                                                                                                          garbage, you can do a lot better
                                                        Technology for the
497   EN   1/2007   94   Article   Andrea Hoferichter                          Treasures in the Trash     than just burying it. Siemens is
                                                                                                          involved in developing three
                                                                                                          pioneering facilities that turn trash
                                                                                                          into fuel.
                                                                                                        Fuel cell power plants are on the
                                                                                                        way. Prototype installations have
                                                                                                        proved their reliability, and Siemens
                                                     Technology for the                                 now plans to build a megawatt-
498   EN   1/2007   96   Article    Bernd Müller                                Hybrid Future
                                                       Environment                                      class hybrid plant by 2012 that will
                                                                                                        achieve 70-% efficiency. Costs are
                                                                                                        expected to be dramatically
                                                                                                        reduced by that time.

                                                     Technology for the
499   EN   1/2007   98   Article   Sebastian Webel                        Earth, Fire, Wind and Water

                                                                                                        Automakers and governments want
                                                                                                        to get pollutants off the road.
                                                                                                        Solutions from Siemens are helping
                                                                                                        by making combustion engines
                                                                                                        cleaner and improving hybrid
                                                                                                        cars—the forerunners of fully
                                                                                                        electric vehicles. Siemens
                                                                                                        engineers are also developing
                                                                                                        technologies to make trains and
                                                     Technology for the
500   EN   1/2007   99   Article     Rolf Sterbak                            Lowering Emissions         ships run cleaner. Automakers and
                                                                                                        governments want to get pollutants
                                                                                                        off the road. Solutions from
                                                                                                        Siemens are helping by making
                                                                                                        combustion engines cleaner and
                                                                                                        improving hybrid cars—the
                                                                                                        forerunners of fully electric vehicles.
                                                                                                        Siemens engineers are also
                                                                                                        developing technologies to make
                                                                                                        trains and ships run cleaner.
                                                                                                               Environmental protection pays
                                                                                                               off—especially when life cycle costs
                                                                                                               and economic effects are taken into
                                                                                                               consideration from the start. The
                                                            Technology for the
501   EN   1/2007   102    Article    Harald Hassenmüller                              Going Greener           products that result are a boon to
                                                                                                               nature and help ensure business
                                                                                                               success—as demonstrated by
                                                                                                               examples from Siemens’ Eco
                                                                                                               Excellence Program.

                                                                                                               Microbes, excessive amounts of
                                                                                                               nutrients and persistent organic
                                                                                                               pollutants in water can damage our
                                                            Technology for the                                 health and the environment.
502   EN   1/2007   104    Article        Ute Kehse                              Solutions You Can Swallow
                                                              Environment                                      Siemens researchers are
                                                                                                               developing innovative processes for
                                                                                                               removing or destroying these
                                                                                                               harmful substances.

                                                            Technology for the
503   EN   1/2007   105    Article                                                         In Brief

                                                                                                               Peter Löscher, CEO of Siemens
                                                            Challenges of the                                  AG, reviews to 160 years of
504   EN   2/2007    2    Editorial      Peter Löscher                           Answering the Big Questions
                                                                  future                                       Siemens and identifies the
                                                                                                               challanges of the future.

505   EN   2/2007    4    Feature                                In Brief              Brainy Solution
                                                                             Palm Reading
                                     Norbert                              Mission with Vision
506                 4   Feature                          In Brief
                                  Aschenbrenner                           New Era of Power
                                                                         Higher Resolution CT

                                                                                                 G2 Microsystems has developed a
                                                                                                 chip that can locate and identify
                                                     Siemens Venture
507   EN   2/2007   6   Feature   Katrin Nikolaus                             All in One         objects. It has interfaces not only for
                                                                                                 WLAN and RFID but also for
                                                                                                 special sensors.

                                                                                                 Siemens can look back on a 120-
                                                                                                 year history in Hungary. Back in
                                                                                                 1887, Siemens & Halske
                                                                                                 established a company in Budapest
                                                                                                 to build the city’s first streetcar line.
                                                                                                 Today, Siemens has 2,100
508   EN   2/2007   7   Feature    Sylvia Trage     Siemens Worldwide   Building a New Hungary
                                                                                                 employees in Hungary who
                                                                                                 generate annual sales of
                                                                                                 approximately €420 million. Their
                                                                                                 work focuses on providing
                                                                                                 innovative product solutions for all
                                                                                                 Siemens business areas.
                                                                                                               With help from Siemens, a
                                                                                                               residential community in New York
                                                                                                               City’s northern borough has
                                                                                                               increased the capacity of its power
                                                                                                               plant to such an extent that it will be
                                                   Siemens Worldwide -
509   EN   2/2007   8    Feature    Harald Weiss                              Powerful Idea in the Bronx       able to sell surplus energy to the
                                                                                                               local utility at market prices, thus
                                                                                                               generating substantial profits.
                                                                                                               Future revenues will be channeled
                                                                                                               into improvements for the
                                                                                                               complex’s 16,000 housing units.

                                                                                                               By 2020 manufacturers will be able
                                                                                                               to move from idea to finished
                                                                                                               product in a fraction of the time that
                                                                                                               is now required. The reason: even
510   EN   2/2007   10   Scenario   Arthur Pease   Factories of the Future       Surprisingly Realistic        the most complex products—and
                                                                                                               their associated production
                                                                                                               processes—will be designed and
                                                                                                               tested to perfection in the virtual

                                                                                                               Products and manufacturing
                                                                                                               processes are already being
                                                                                                               developed and tested in virtual
                                                                                                               environments. But translating them
                                                                                                               into their real-world counterparts is
                                                                                                               still a challenge. As Siemens draws
511   EN   2/2007   13    Article   Arthur Pease   Factories of the Future   Rebirth in the Virtual Universe
                                                                                                               closer to bridging this gap, new
                                                                                                               possibilities are materializing,
                                                                                                               including factories that design
                                                                                                               themselves and walk-in Websites in
                                                                                                               which consumers build their own
                                                                                                                 Siemens’ recent acquisition of UGS
                                                                                                                 has given its Automation and Drives
                                                                                                                 Group—the leader in the 121-billion-
512   EN   2/2007   16    Article      Arthur Pease       Factories of the Future   Journey to a Unified World
                                                                                                                 € world automation market—the
                                                                                                                 tools to merge the real and virtual
                                                                                                                 worlds of production.

                         Facts and
513   EN   2/2007   19               Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Factories of the Future   The Buzz About Automation
                                                                                                            Siemens experts simulate new
                                                                                                            factories on computers long before
                                                                                                            anything is built. These 3D virtual
                                                                                                            models contain thousands of
                                                                                                            parameters, most of which are from
                                                                                                            real machines. The models are
514   EN   2/2007   20   Article   Tim Schröder   Factories of the Future        Blending Realities
                                                                                                            used in calculating optimal machine
                                                                                                            arrangements, component transport
                                                                                                            routes, the risks associated with
                                                                                                            transferring production to another
                                                                                                            location, and even the strain on a
                                                                                                            worker’s back.

                                                                                                          Planning and designing technically
                                                                                                          sophisticated products was, until
                                                                                                          recently, a long, drawn-out process.
                                                                                                          Today, however, Siemens relies on
                                                                                                          digital product development, which
                                   Tim Schröder                           Prototype for Perfection  Robot involves planning all steps—from
515   EN   2/2007   23   Article                  Factories of the Future
                                   Arthur Pease                               Sharpens Medical Images     the first model sketches to
                                                                                                          prototypes—in virtual reality. This
                                                                                                          makes it much easier for experts to
                                                                                                          coordinate their activities and often
                                                                                                          shortens the product development
                                                                                                          process by months.
                                                                                                                     Siemens’ electronics plant in
                                                                                                                     Amberg, Germany, demonstrates
                                                                                                                     that even supposedly expensive
                                                                                                                     manufacturing locations can be
                                                                                                                     competitive. The facility boasts low-
516   EN   2/2007   26   Article   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Factories of the Future           Simply the Best
                                                                                                                     cost production, brings innovative
                                                                                                                     products to market, and is always
                                                                                                                     striving to improve. As a result, it
                                                                                                                     was recently named Europe’s Best

                                                                                                                     Simulation has made it possible to
                                                                                                                     build and test complex baggage
                                                                                                                     handling facilities—including
517   EN   2/2007   29   Article   Sebastian Webel      Factories of the Future   Designing the Belly of the Beast
                                                                                                                     Beijing’s new dragon-shaped
                                                                                                                     terminal—before construction

                                                                                                                     To make high-tech products you
                                                                                                                     need a high-tech development
                                                                                                                     environment. That’s why Siemens
                                                                                                                     in Krefeld, Germany, relies on a
                                                                                                                     purely virtual product and
518   EN   2/2007   30   Article     Gitta Rohling      Factories of the Future       Trains of Bits and Bytes
                                                                                                                     production development system
                                                                                                                     that allows it to design entire trains
                                                                                                                     on computers. What’s more, it
                                                                                                                     expects to digitize the complete
                                                                                                                     production process by 2009.
                                                                                                        In 2008 the heavy-ion therapy
                                                                                                        center in Heidelberg will begin
                                                                                                        treating cancer patients. Siemens
                                                                                                        configured the facility and optimized
519   EN   2/2007   33   Article     Bernd Müller     Factories of the Future   Optimizing Throughput
                                                                                                        its workflows using simulation
                                                                                                        expertise gained in designing
                                                                                                        manufacturing processes for

                                                                                                        Finex, a technology developed by
                                                                                                        Siemens and Korean steel
                                                                                                        company Posco, is revolutionizing
                                                                                                        the iron smelting industry. The new
520   EN   2/2007   35   Article   Bernhard Bartsch   Factories of the Future     Smarter Smelting
                                                                                                        technology is more efficient, more
                                                                                                        environmentally friendly, and less
                                                                                                        expensive than any previous
                                                                                                            Companies that offer
                                                                                                            environmentally friendly solutions
                                                                                                            should implement them themselves.
                                                                                                            At Siemens, the principle of
                                                                                                            sustainable business extends from
521   EN   2/2007   37    Article    Sebastian Webel   Factories of the Future   Practice What You Preach
                                                                                                            reducing the company’s own energy
                                                                                                            consumption to refurbishing used
                                                                                                            equipment and working with the EU
                                                                                                            to promote the use of energy-saving
                                                                                                            industrial motors.

                                                                                                            Roddy Martin, (50), is general
                                                                                                            manager and vice president of AMR
                                                                                                            Research Value Chain Strategies
                                                                                                            Group, the world’s number one
                                                                                                            advisor on the optimization of
                                                                                                            supply chains, enterprise
                                                                                                            applications, and infrastructures.
                                                                                                            After completing a degree in
522   EN   2/2007   39   Interview    Arthur Pease     Factories of the Future   Rethinking Manufacturing
                                                                                                            engineering, Martin worked for a
                                                                                                            consulting engineering company
                                                                                                            and later became chief engineer for
                                                                                                            electrical infrastructure, process
                                                                                                            control, and automation for South
                                                                                                            African Breweries. At AMR, he
                                                                                                            leads value chain research across
                                                                                                            all industries
                                                                                                                    Prof. Dr. G. Günter Voß, 57,
                                                                                                                    a professor of Industrial Sociology
                                                                                    Wanted: Workers with Broad      and Sociological Technology
523   EN   2/2007   40   Interview   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Factories of the Future
                                                                                          Qualifications            Studies at Chemnitz University of
                                                                                                                    Technology, discusses the social
                                                                                                                    impact of automation

524   EN   2/2007   41    Article                         Factories of the Future              In Brief

                                                                                                                    The European Laboratory for
                                                                                                                    Particle Physics (CERN) is building
                                                                                                                    an accelerator that’s designed to
                                                                                                                    solve some of the great mysteries
525   EN   2/2007   42   Feature                          Research Cooperation      Solving the World’s Mysteries   of the universe. Components from
                                                                                                                    Siemens will play a key role in
                                                                                                                    ensuring that the accelerator’s
                                                                                                                    superconducting magnets keep
                                                                                                                    their cool at -271 °C.

                                                                                                                    October 2020. At the grand opening
                                                                                                                    of a luxury hotel, representatives
                                                                                                                    from the world’s hospitality industry
                                                             Materials for the                                      are on hand to admire the building’s
526   EN   2/2007   44   Scenario    Ulrike Zechbauer                                 Invisible Revolutionaries
                                                              Environment                                           innovations. Among other things,
                                                                                                                    the hotel is able to generate most of
                                                                                                                    its own energy, thanks in part to
                                                                                                                    new materials.
                                                                                                      Special materials boost power plant
                                                                                                      efficiency, keep air pure, and clean
                                                                                                      our water. The smaller the particles,
                                                      Materials for the
527   EN   2/2007   47   Article   Ulrike Zechbauer                          Promising Particles      the more effectively they combat
                                                                                                      harmful substances such as ozone,
                                                                                                      thus improving environmental

                                                                                                      New materials are making gas and
                                                                                                      steam turbine blades ever more
                                                                                                      resistant to heat and corrosion. This
                                                      Materials for the
528   EN   2/2007   50   Article     Bernd Müller                             Taking the Heat         results in higher efficiency and
                                                                                                      lower fuel consumption, thus
                                                                                                      helping to cut environmental

                                                                                                      Ceramics protect gas turbines from
                                                                                                      scorching combustion gases. By
                                                      Materials for the
529   EN   2/2007   53   Article   Ulrike Zechbauer                       Precision-Made Protection   developing protective materials and
                                                                                                      production processes, Siemens has
                                                                                                      gained a competitive advantage.
                                                                                                        The world’s largest turbine, with an
                                                                                                        output of 340 MW, will enter trial
                                                                                                        service in November 2007. In
                                                                                                        combination with a downstream
                                                        Materials for the
530   EN   2/2007   54   Article     Bernhard Gerl                           Unmatched Efficiency       steam turbine, it will help ensure
                                                                                                        that a new combined cycle power
                                                                                                        plant achieves a record-breaking
                                                                                                        efficiency of more than 60 % when
                                                                                                        it goes into operation in 2011.

                                                                                                        Siemens researchers are making
                                                                                                        electronic components more
                                                                                                        environmentally friendly. They’re
                                                                                                        eliminating lead from soldering
                                                        Materials for the
531   EN   2/2007   57   Article   Andrea Hoferichter                       Circuit Boards Go Green     pastes and bromine-based flame
                                                                                                        retardants from some printed circuit
                                                                                                        boards. Fujitsu Siemens Computers
                                                                                                        is already selling PCs containing
                                                                                                        "green" circuit boards worldwide.

                                                                                                        Plastics produced by bacteria will
                                                                                                        make many electronic products
                                                                                                        more environmentally friendly in the
                                                        Materials for the
532   EN   2/2007   58   Article      Ute Kehse                             Plastics: A Growing Field   future. Scientists are studying the
                                                                                                        properties of these polymers and
                                                                                                        identifying possible applications for
                                                                                                          Siemens Wind Power is more than
                                                                                                          just the global market leader for
                                                                                                          offshore wind turbines. In Denmark,
                                                                                                          in a unique, one-shot process, the
                                                        Materials for the
533   EN   2/2007   60   Article   Sebastian Webel                              Catching the Wind         company produces rotor blades that
                                                                                                          are up to 52 meters in length. It also
                                                                                                          manufactures the world’s largest
                                                                                                          serially-produced wind turbine,
                                                                                                          which has an output of 3.6 MW.

                                                                                                          Cutting energy consumption,
                                                                                                          banishing pollutants, and boosting
                                                                                                          lamp service life—that’s the mission
                                                        Materials for the
534   EN   2/2007   63   Article   Andrea Hoferichter                       Light-Emitting Developments   of Osram’s lamp developers. Just
                                                                                                          around the corner: Bright, white
                                                                                                          LEDs with a service life of 90,000

                                                                                                          Some Siemens products that
                                                                                                          contain electronic components are
                                                                                                          scrupulously analyzed in a special
                                                                                                          laboratory for traces of toxic
                                                                                                          substances such as lead or
                                                        Materials for the
535   EN   2/2007   64   Article     Tim Schröder                             Catching Contaminants       cadmium. The lab, which has
                                                                                                          expertise in chemistry and physics,
                                                                                                          not only helps to clear up
                                                                                                          mysterious product failures, but has
                                                                                                          also defined international test
                                                                                                          standards for environmental toxins.
                         Facts and                      Materials for the
536   EN   2/2007   67                 Sylvia Trage                         The World Turns to Renewables
                         Forecasts                       Environment

                                                                                                            Wan Gang, 55, has been China’s
                                                                                                            Minister of Science and Technology
                                                                                                            since April 2007. He is also the first
                                                                                                            non-Communist Party member to
                                                                                                            have become a minister in 35
                                                                                                            years. Wan received a Master’s
                                                                                                            degree in automotive engineering at
                                                                                                            the renowned Tongji University in
                                                                                                            Shanghai. In 1990 he received a
                                                                                                            PhD from the Clausthal University
                                                        Materials for the    China’s Road to Sustainable    of Technology in Germany, after
537   EN   2/2007   68   Interview   Bernhard Bartsch
                                                         Environment                Development             which he joined Audi in Ingolstadt,
                                                                                                            working initially in the Vehicle
                                                                                                            Development department and later
                                                                                                            serving on the Planning Committee.
                                                                                                            At the end of 2000 Wan returned to
                                                                                                            Tongji University to coordinate a
                                                                                                            nationwide research program for
                                                                                                            the development of electric vehicles
                                                                                                            and hydrogen technology. In 2004,
                                                                                                            he was named president of his alma
                                                                                                  Aircraft, ships and trains are heavy
                                                                                                  energy users. But by implementing
                                                                                                  the latest materials technologies,
                                                                                                  their energy demands can be
                                                                                                  significantly reduced. Siemens
                                                   Materials for the
538   EN   2/2007   70   Article   Tim Schröder                        Road to a Lighter Future   researchers are developing a
                                                                                                  package of solutions to this end,
                                                                                                  including ultra-light subways,
                                                                                                  compact drives for railcars, and
                                                                                                  high temperature superconducting
                                                                                                  motors for ships.

                                                                                                  Siemens uses the cumulative
                                                                                                  energy demand (CED) method to
                                                                                                  find ways of reducing medical
                                                   Materials for the                              devices’ energy requirements. This
539   EN   2/2007   72   Article   Rolf Sterbak                           Pinpointing Costs
                                                    Environment                                   approach addresses the entire
                                                                                                  product lifecycle, from materials and
                                                                                                  production to operation and

                                                                                                  Whether at base or peak load, high-
                                                                                                  performance energy storage
                                                   Materials for the
540   EN   2/2007   74   Article   Bernhard Gerl                        Piggybanks for Power      devices and smart energy
                                                                                                  management systems guarantee
                                                                                                  optimal power supplies in vehicles.
                                                    Materials for the
541   EN   2/2007   75    Article                                                 In Brief

                                                                                                      The most modern solar- and
                                                                                                      geothermal power plants are now
542   EN   2/2007   76   Feature    Jeanne Rubner    Test Facilities    Power from Heaven and Earth   being built in the U.S., Spain, and
                                                                                                      Germany using technology from

                                                                                                      Munich, 2015. Only Julian’s cooking
                                                                                                      community can save him now. His
                                       Norbert        Seamless
543   EN   2/2007   78   Scenario                                                 Hot Tip             wife is bringing along a dinner
                                    Aschenbrenner   Communication
                                                                                                      guest, and Julian, a game designer,
                                                                                                      has to improvise.
                                                                                                  Communications technology is
                                                                                                  increasingly impacting our daily
                                                                                                  lives. Bandwidths are expanding in
                                                                                                  wireless networks and on the
                                                                                                  Internet, creating new possibilities
                                        Norbert        Seamless
544   EN   2/2007   81    Article                                      New Social Network         for social interaction. Meanwhile,
                                     Aschenbrenner   Communication
                                                                                                  the Internet, wireless networks, and
                                                                                                  fixed-line networks are converging.
                                                                                                  In spite of many changes, Siemens
                                                                                                  still plays a key role in all of these

                                                                                                  Jarkko Sairanen, 43, is responsible
                                                                                                  for Nokia’s business strategy and
                                                                                                  technology planning. Before joining
                                        Norbert        Seamless                                   the cell phone giant, Sairanen
545   EN   2/2007   82   Interview                                   Usability is the Challenge
                                     Aschenbrenner   Communication                                worked at Boston Consulting. He
                                                                                                  has an MBA from INSEAD and an
                                                                                                  M.Sc. from the Helsinki University
                                                                                                  of Technology.
                                                                                                 Nokia Siemens Networks has what
                                                                                                 it takes to be successful in an
                                                                                                 extremely competitive market. The
                                      Norbert          Seamless                                  joint venture boasts a unique
546   EN   2/2007   84   Article                                           Billions Online
                                   Aschenbrenner     Communication                               technological portfolio for creating a
                                                                                                 system that will ensure seamless
                                                                                                 communication for billions of

                                                                                                 The rapid increase in broadband
                                                                                                 connections is resulting in a
                                                                                                 growing number of networked
                                                                                                 homes, especially in the realm of
                                                       Seamless                                  infotainment. Siemens solutions
547   EN   2/2007   86   Article   Nikola Wohllaib                   Welcome to the Smart Home
                                                     Communication                               enable new comfort and security
                                                                                                 features, while new communication
                                                                                                 standards simplify the wireless
                                                                                                 networking of individual system

548   EN   2/2007   88   Article                                        Limitless Availability
                         Facts and                       Seamless
549   EN   2/2007   89               Nikola Wohllaib                   Broadband Technologies Boom
                         Forecasts                     Communication

                                                                                                     Today’s power plants are dynamic
                                                                                                     facilities that can be supervised and
                                                                                                     managed via the Internet. One of
                                                                                                     the most powerful control systems
550   EN   2/2007   90    Article     Werner Pluta                          Networked Power          on the market is made by Siemens.
                                                                                                     It consolidates all of a plant’s
                                                                                                     functions and is easy to use,
                                                                                                     thereby increasing efficiency and
                                                                                                     cutting operating costs.

                                                                                                     Reliable communication systems
                                                                                                     that extend from the factory floor to
                                                                                                     plant offices are the key to faster,
551   EN   2/2007   92    Article    Dagmar Brown                        Factory Data Democracy      more efficient, and more flexible
                                                                                                     production. Whether it’s wireless or
                                                                                                     wired systems—Siemens has the
                                                                                                     right technology for every situation.
                                                                                                   Many production plants are linked
                                                                                                   to the Internet and utilize standard
                                                       Seamless                                    software, which makes them a
552   EN   2/2007   94   Article    Bernd müller                     Raising the Bar for Hackers
                                                     Communication                                 potential target for hackers.
                                                                                                   Siemens is making these systems
                                                                                                   more secure.

                                                                                                   Tremendous advances have been
                                                                                                   made in networking communication
                                                                                                   systems in the healthcare sector.
553   EN   2/2007   96   Article    Michael Lang                      Data that’s Always There     Patients are benefiting from this
                                                                                                   progress, as they can now receive
                                                                                                   better quality treatment faster, more
                                                                                                   comfortably, and at a lower cost.

                                                                                                   Five years after Argentina was
                                                                                                   shaken by a severe financial crisis,
                                                                                                   Buenos Aires, the city of the tango,
                                                                                                   is booming again. Among the forces
                                                       Seamless                                    behind this rebirth are infrastructure
554   EN   2/2007   98   Article   Nikola Wohllaib                       The Music is Back
                                                     Communication                                 technologies from Siemens. At the
                                                                                                   same time, economic growth is
                                                                                                   creating major challenges in the
                                                                                                   power generation and
                                                                                                   transportation sectors.
                                                                                                                     A pioneering traffic concept that
                                                                                                                     encompasses all forms of
                                                                     Seamless                                        transport—from cars and trains to
555   EN   2/2007   100       Article       Harald Hassenmüller                           Trouble-Free Travel
                                                                   Communication                                     planes and ships—is designed to
                                                                                                                     make travel as easy and convenient
                                                                                                                     as possible.

                                                                                                                     Whether they’re run by police, fire
                                                                                                                     departments, or traffic assistance
                                                                                                                     services, control centers benefit
                                                                     Seamless                                        from comprehensive networks.
556   EN   2/2007   103       Article       Andreas Kleinschmidt                       On Call Around the Clock
                                                                   Communication                                     Intelligent Siemens software
                                                                                                                     handles complex requirements and
                                                                                                                     ensures that help is rushed to
                                                                                                                     wherever it’s needed.

557   EN   2/2007   105       Article                                                           In Brief

                                                                                                                     Reinhold Achatz heads Siemens
558   EN   1/2008    2    Guest Editorial     Reinhold Achatz                        Transformational Technologies   Corporate Research and
                                                                                       Mummy Marvel
                                                                                       Osram Honored
                                                                                    Ultrasound Anywhere
                                  Daniel Schwarzfischer
559   EN   1/2008   4   Feature                                In Brief              Portable Purification
                                    Sebastian Webel
                                                                                        Quantum Leap
                                                                              Less Carbon Dioxide          Lower-
                                                                                        Cost Imaging

                                                                                                                    Thanks to Europe’s most modern
                                                                                                                    hot strip mill, which was built by
                                                                                                                    Siemens, the world’s leading steel
                                                                                                                    company, ArcelorMittal, has been
560   EN   1/2008   7   Feature      Thomas Veser         Siemens Worldwide   A Polish Steel Plant that’s on a Roll
                                                                                                                    able to boost production in Kraków,
                                                                                                                    Poland, and manufacture even
                                                                                                                    harder and more resistant grades of
                                                                                                             U.S. start-up Zolo Technologies is
                                                                                                             working closely with Siemens on
                                                       Siemens Venture                                       optimizing combustion processes in
561   EN   1/2008   9    Feature    Nikola Wohllaib                         How Lasers Make Coal Burn Better
                                                           Capital                                           coal-fired power plants in order to
                                                                                                             make such facilities more efficient
                                                                                                             and environmentally friendly.

                                                                                                               China, 2020. Pensioner Jun Yang
                                                                                                               has been invited by his nephew to
                                                                                                               visit the new Ministry of Energy.
                                                                                                               The small village where Jun Yang
                                                                                                               lives has been connected to the
562   EN   1/2008   10   Scenario   Florian Martini   Energy for Everyone              New World               electrical grid for only a few years,
                                                                                                               so he’d like to know where the
                                                                                                               energy that has changed his life
                                                                                                               comes from. He reports on his
                                                                                                               experiences in a letter to his friend

                                                                                                               The world’s population is
                                                                                                               growing—as is its thirst for energy,
                                                                                                               which is increasingly being
                                                                                                               quenched, especially in emerging
                                                                                                               markets, by streams of coal. But
563   EN   1/2008   12    Article   Florian Martini   Energy for Everyone     Light at the End of the Tunnel   solutions are in sight. Emissions
                                                                                                               can be cleaned and CO2 can be
                                                                                                               sequestered. Efficiency can stretch
                                                                                                               supplies and cut pollution. And new,
                                                                                                               renewable energy technologies are
                                                                                                               right around the corner.
                          Facts &
564   EN   1/2008   15                Sylvia Trage   Energy for Everyone   Why Renewable Energy is Needed

                                                                                                           The boom in renewable energy
                                                                                                           sources is benefiting developing
                                                                                                           countries, especially in remote
                                                                           Renewable Energy for Developing
565   EN   1/2008   16    Article    Jeanne Rubner   Energy for Everyone                                   areas not connected to power grids.
                                                                                                           It is also leading to environmental
                                                                                                           projects in large emerging markets
                                                                                                           such as India and China.

                                                                                                            Economist and China expert Prof.
                                                                                                            Andreas Oberheitmann, 43, is the
                                                                                                            director of the Research Center for
                                                                                                            International Environmental Policy
                                                                                                            (RCIEP), as well as a guest
                                                                                                            professor at Tsinghua University in
                                                                                                            Beijing. Oberheitmann previously
                                                                            Why China Needs and Wants to    worked at the RWI economic
566   EN   1/2008   17   Interview   Jeanne Rubner   Energy for Everyone
                                                                                  Conserve Energy           research institute in Essen. His
                                                                                                            activities at RCIEP focus on a
                                                                                                            program sponsored by the GTZ
                                                                                                            technical cooperation organization
                                                                                                            that seeks to develop practical
                                                                                                            solutions to problems associated
                                                                                                            with climate protection in
                                                                                                            developing countries
                                                                                                             Generating capacity has long been
                                                                                                             regarded as the Achilles heel of
                                                                                                             China’s boom. But thanks to new
                                                                                                             technology from Siemens, power
567   EN   1/2008   19   Article   Bernhard Bartsch   Energy for Everyone        Olympic Efficiencies
                                                                                                             generation in the People’s Republic
                                                                                                             is becoming increasingly efficient,
                                                                                                             environmentally compatible, and

                                                                                                             In Australia’s Kogan Creek,
                                                                                                             Siemens has built a coal-fired
568   EN   1/2008   20   Article     Bernd Müller     Energy for Everyone          Fit for the Desert        power plant that requires very little
                                                                                                             cooling water and is therefore ideal
                                                                                                             for use in arid regions.

                                                                                                             Of all the technology challenges we
                                                                                                             will face in our lifetimes, none will
                                                                                                             be bigger than the one represented
                                                                                                             by climate change. Today,
                                                                                                             California is a leader in providing
                                                                                                             answers to this threat. With its
569   EN   1/2008   22   Article   Arthur F. Pease    Energy for Everyone   Saving Our Planet for Tomorrow   unparalleled ecosystem of venture
                                                                                                             capitalists, top universities, inspired
                                                                                                             leaders, and risk-ready state of
                                                                                                             mind, the Golden State is
                                                                                                             generating clean technology
                                                                                                             solutions at a rate that might just
                                                                                                             save our planet.
                                                                                                                Dr. Steven Chu has been director of
                                                                                                                the Lawrence Berkeley National
                                                                                                                Laboratory in Berkeley, California
                                                                                                                since 2004. He is also Professor of
                                                                                                                Physics and of Molecular and Cell
                                                                                                                Biology at UC, Berkeley. While at
                                                                                                                Stanford University his work led to
                                                                              Prescriptions for a Threatened
570   EN   1/2008   24   Interview   Arthur F. Pease   Energy for Everyone                                      the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1997.
                                                                                                                Dr. Chu is active in energy
                                                                                                                questions and is co-chair of an
                                                                                                                international InterAcademy Council
                                                                                                                (IAC) study entitled, "Lighting the
                                                                                                                way: Toward a Sustainable Energy
                                                                                                                Future; Transitioning to Sustainable

                                                                                                                Jackalyne Pfannenstiel was
                                                                                                                appointed to the California Energy
                                                                                                                Commission (CEC) on April 20,
                                                                                                                2004, by Governor Arnold
                                                                                                                Schwarzenegger. She was named
                                                                                                                Chairman in June 2006. Ms.
                                                                                                                Pfannenstiel was an independent
                                                                             How California is Cutting Carbon   energy policy and strategy advisor
571   EN   1/2008   26   Interview   Arthur F. Pease   Energy for Everyone
                                                                                       Emissions                with the CEC from 2001 to 2004.
                                                                                                                Previously, she was vice president
                                                                                                                for planning and strategy with
                                                                                                                Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). Her
                                                                                                                earlier work was with the California
                                                                                                                Public Utilities Commission, where
                                                                                                                she served as a senior economist
                                                                                                                from 1978 until 1980.
                                                                                                              Each year, pioneering ideas from
                                                                                                              the fields of mathematics, natural
                                                                                                              sciences and technology are
                                                                                                              honored in Siemens school
572   EN   1/2008   28   Article   Andrea Hoferichter   Energy for Everyone   Getting Excited about Science
                                                                                                              competitions in the U.S. and
                                                                                                              Germany. The slogan for this year’s
                                                                                                              German competition was "Climate

                                                                                                              High energy consumption in
                                                                                                              buildings is not only wasteful, but
                                                                                                              relatively easy to overcome. A
573   EN   1/2008   29   Article    Katrin Nikolaus     Energy for Everyone        Building with Brains       growing focus on automation is
                                                                                                              helping to achieve substantial
                                                                                                              savings in new office high-rises,
                                                                                                              swimming pools, and schools.
                                                                                                       To achieve 50 % efficiency and cut
                                                                                                       environmental impact, tomorrow‘s
                                                                                                       coal-fired power plants will use
574   EN   1/2008   32   Article   Bernd Müller   Energy for Everyone   Preparing for a Fiery Future   hotter steam. Testing turbine
                                                                                                       materials at hellish temperatures
                                                                                                       and centrifugal forces is part of the
                                                                                                            Coal will continue to be a
                                                                                                            cornerstone of the world’s energy
                                                                                                            supply for years to come. New
                                                                                                            technologies are being developed
575   EN   1/2008   36   Article   Ulrike Zechbauer   Energy for Everyone     Coal’s Cleaner Outlook        to rid power plant flue gases of
                                                                                                            carbon dioxide, thus vastly
                                                                                                            diminishing the environmental
                                                                                                            impact of our most abundant fossil

                                                                                                            Emissions from coal-fired power
                                                                                                            plants must become
                                                                                                            cleaner—which means removing
                                                                                                            their carbon dioxide content. The
576   EN   1/2008   40   Article     Bernd Müller     Energy for Everyone   Testing Eternal Incarceration   best place to store this greenhouse
                                                                                                            gas permanently is deep
                                                                                                            underground. That’s exactly what is
                                                                                                            happening at a test facility near
                                                                                                            Potsdam, Germany.
                                                                                                              Professor Reinhard Hüttl, 50, is the
                                                                                                              scientific director of the
                                                                                                              GeoForschungs- Zentrum in
                                                                                                              Potsdam, the German Research
                                                                          Sequestration: A Key Transitional
577   EN   1/2008   42   Interview   Bernd Müller   Energy for Everyone                                       Center for Geosciences. A
                                                                                                              geoscientist, Hüttl formerly worked
                                                                                                              as an environmental expert in the
                                                                                                              Council of Advisers of the German
                                                                                                              Federal Government.

                                                                                                              The oil and gas industry plans to
                                                                                                              build production facilities on the
578   EN   1/2008   43    Article     Ute Kehse     Energy for Everyone       Pumping from the Floor          ocean floor. Siemens engineers are
                                                                                                              helping it to achieve this ambitious

                                                                                                              StatoilHydro of Norway and
                                                                                                              Siemens are developing the world’s
579   EN   1/2008   45    Article    Tim Schröder   Energy for Everyone      Tapping an Ocean of Wind         first floating wind turbine—opening
                                                                                                              the door to harvesting the power of
                                                                                                              the wind on the high seas.
                                                                                                Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is
                                                                                                becoming a desirable source of
                                                                                                energy. For gas fields in remote
                                                                                                regions, where a pipeline would be
                                                                                                too costly, liquefaction and transport
                                                                                                via tankers offer a viable
580   EN   1/2008   46   Article   Tim Schröder   Energy for Everyone   Tapping Remote Fields   alternative. Siemens has moved
                                                                                                into this booming market, supplying
                                                                                                huge compressors for liquefaction
                                                                                                and carbon dioxide separation as
                                                                                                well as high-power electric motors
                                                                                                for the first all-electric LNG plant
                                                                                                                Intelligent network technology helps
                                                                                                                to integrate renewable energy
                                                                                                                sources such as wind and solar
                                                                                                                power into the grid. It can also
                                                                                 Tomorrow’s Power Grids—Getting smooth fluctuations in supply and
581   EN   1/2008   50   Article   Harald Hassenmüller     Energy for Everyone
                                                                                        Smarter and Safer       demand by using automatic network
                                                                                                                control processes and financial
                                                                                                                incentives. Siemens is the leading
                                                                                                                developer of solutions for
                                                                                                                sustainable power networks.

                                                                                                                  In India, Osram is offering free
                                                                                                                  energy-saving lamps in exchange
                                                                                                                  for energy-hungry incandescent
582   EN   1/2008   53   Article   Daniel Schwarzfischer   Energy for Everyone          India's New Light         bulbs. In doing so, it has become
                                                                                                                  the first lighting manufacturer to
                                                                                                                  participate in the UN’s Clean
                                                                                                                  Development Mechanism.
                                                                                                   Internet usage plays a significant
                                                                                                   role in global CO2emissions. New
583   EN   1/2008   54   Article   Andrea Hoferichter   Energy for Everyone   Low-Carbon Surfing   strategies for making computers,
                                                                                                   servers and server farms more
                                                                                                   efficient are in the pipeline.

                                                                                                   Siemens provides solutions for
                                                                                                   optimal operational planning at
                                                                                                   large power plants and for
584   EN   1/2008   56   Article     Gitta Rohling      Energy for Everyone   Optimized Planning   decentralized energy generation.
                                                                                                   Software helps plant operators
                                                                                                   make the right decisions and plan
                                                                                                   daily operations.

585   EN   1/2008   57   Article                        Energy for Everyone        In Brief
                                                                                                        Regional weather forecasts are
                                                                                                        becoming increasingly detailed.
                                                                                                        Researchers in Switzerland hope to
                                                                                                        use this data to automatically
586   EN   1/2008   58   Feature     Christian Buck   Research Partnership   Forecasts that Come Home
                                                                                                        optimize energy use in buildings
                                                                                                        while keeping costs to a minimum.
                                                                                                        Siemens engineers are providing
                                                                                                        practical help.

                                                                                                        May 2020. Iceworld, a miniature
                                                                                                        replica of Iceland, has just opened
                                                                                                        at a desert location. Project
587   EN   1/2008   60   Scenario   Sebastian Webel    Tailored Solutions           Desert Ice
                                                                                                        manager Jimmy Cargon is showing
                                                                                                        a journalist the gigantic hall’s many
                                                                                                        technological refinements.

                                                                                                        Customers’ wishes are becoming
                                                                                                        increasingly individualized.
                                                                                                        Manufacturers must thus achieve
                                                                                                        fast, flexible production cost-
588   EN   1/2008   62    Article   Sebastian Webel    Tailored Solutions    Your Wish Is My Command
                                                                                                        efficiently. For Siemens, this means
                                                                                                        focusing on platform strategies, key
                                                                                                        account management, and the
                                                                                                        virtual world.
                                                                                                           Prof. Dr. Günther Schuh, 49, has
                                                                                                           been Chairman of the Production
                                                                                                           Systems department at the RWTH
                                                                                                           Aachen University in Germany
                                                                                                           since 2002 and is a member of the
                                                                                                           Board of Directors of the Fraunhofer
                                                                                                           Institute for Production Technology
                                                                          Toward Factories that Optimize
589   EN   1/2008   65   Interview   Klaudia Kunze   Tailored Solutions                                    (IPT). He developed the concept of
                                                                                                           the "virtual factory" and has played
                                                                                                           a key role in motivating the
                                                                                                           discussion on "lean innovation." His
                                                                                                           most important research results
                                                                                                           include definitive methods and
                                                                                                           instruments for complexity

                                                                                                           As the world market leader for
                                                                                                           automation systems, Siemens is
                                                                                                           addressing the next challenge on
                                                                                                           the path to super-flexible production
                                                                                                           systems: achieving complete
                                                                            The Road to Personalized
590   EN   1/2008   66    Article    Klaudia Kunze   Tailored Solutions                                    integration of all product lifecycle
                                                                                                           data so that information can flow
                                                                                                           optimally. A live demonstration with
                                                                                                           the VW Tiguan at the 2008
                                                                                                           Hannover Fair offered an example
                                                                                                           of the company’s work in this area.
                                                                                                      Government agencies are
                                                                                                      increasingly working with private-
                                                                                                      sector investors on infrastructure
                                                                          Making Municipal Services
591   EN   1/2008   68   Article   Katrin Nikolaus   Tailored Solutions                               renewal projects and new
                                                                                                      construction. Here’s a look at why
                                                                                                      Siemens has invested in many such

                                                                                                      Thanks to the Siemens One
                                                                                                      initiative, Siemens is offering
                                                                                                      customers complete, made-to-
                                                                                                      measure solutions—for airports,
592   EN   1/2008   70   Article   Sebastian Webel   Tailored Solutions     All-Inclusive Solutions
                                                                                                      hotels, hospitals, and entire districts
                                                                                                      such as the four-billion euro New
                                                                                                      Wembley construction project in
                                                                                                              Thomas Dieckhoff, 55, has been
                                                                                                              the Siemens Corporate Account
                                                                                                              Manager (CAM) for the world’s
                                                                                                              leading chemicals company, BASF,
                                                                                                              in Ludwigshafen since 2002.
                                                                                                              Dieckhoff, who has a Masters
                                                                                Inside Corporate Account
593   EN   1/2008   72   Interview   Sebastian Webel      Tailored Solutions                                  Degree in Engineering, has worked
                                                                                                              for Siemens since 1980, most
                                                                                                              recently as the spokesman for the
                                                                                                              Chemical Industry sector team.
                                                                                                              He’s one of more than 100 Siemens
                                                                                                              CAMs who support companies such
                                                                                                              as Coca-Cola, Daimler, and Shell.

                                                                                                              Nuremberg’s subway system will be
                                                                                                              the first in Germany to use trains
                                                                                                              without drivers. It will also boast the
                                                                                                              first line anywhere to share
                                                                                                              automated trains with
594   EN   1/2008   74    Article      Dagmar Braun       Tailored Solutions     Driverless in Nuremberg      conventionally operated ones. The
                                                                                                              concept is ideal for the custom
                                                                                                              conversion of existing lines.
                                                                                                              Siemens is providing the project’s
                                                                                                              unique technology, systems, and

                                                                               Rail Systems of the Future –
595   EN   1/2008   76    Article    Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Tailored Solutions
                                                                                 Lighter, Smarter, Faster
                                                                                                                  The locomotives of the Eurosprinter
                                                                                                                  family can be flexibly adapted to
                                                                                                                  each customer’s requirements.
596   EN   1/2008   77   Article      Christian Buck       Tailored Solutions            Flexible Family          They have been designed to
                                                                                                                  support cross-border rail
                                                                                                                  traffic—and thus benefit railroad
                                                                                                                  operators and passengers alike.

597   EN   1/2008   78   Article       Gitta Rohling       Tailored Solutions   Custom Terminals that Come & Go

                                                                                                                  Siemens transformers are in
                                                                                                                  service all over the world. Whether
598   EN   1/2008   79   Article   Daniel Schwarzfischer   Tailored Solutions        Power for All Climates       in the desert, the tropics or at the
                                                                                                                  Arctic Circle—they are optimized for
                                                                                                                  their locations.

                                                                                                                  Attractive design, ergonomics, and
                                                                                                                  ease-of-use have long been
                                                                                                                  important in consumer goods.
599   EN   1/2008   80   Article       Rolf Sterbak        Tailored Solutions          Operation Interface        Usability experts are applying these
                                                                                                                  factors with scientific precision to
                                                                                                                  the development and optimization
                                                                                                                  of products for professionals.
                                                                                                        Flexible IT solutions from Siemens
                                                                                                        are changing the way people live
                                                                                                        and work. They range from secure
600   EN   1/2008   82    Article   Nikola Wohllaib   Tailored Solutions    Personalized Programs
                                                                                                        border crossings and simplified tax
                                                                                                        returns to real-time electricity billing
                                                                                                        in the smart grid.

601   EN   1/2008   83    Article                     Tailored Solutions            In Brief

                                                                                                        The future of ultrasound may lie in
                                                                                                        devices that can generate three-
                                                                                                        dimensional high-resolution images
602   EN   1/2008   84   Feature    Bernhard Gerl        Lab report        From Silicon to Ultrasound   in real time. Such devices will rely
                                                                                                        on transducers that consist of tiny
                                                                                                        vibrating membranes that are
                                                                                                        applied to a silicon wafer.

                                                                                                        In just a few years, the number of
                                                                                                        intelligent medical
                                                                                                        assistants—programs that
                                                                                                        recognize illnesses at an early
603   EN   1/2008   86   Scenario   Arthur F. Pease   Digital Assistents           One of Us            stage—will be such that they may
                                                                                                        be combined into a hybrid decision
                                                                                                        support system. Here’s how such a
                                                                                                        system might work—as told by the
                                                                                                        system itself.
                                                                                                     An army of algorithms is being
                                                                                                     developed. Built on expert
                                                                                                     knowledge and capable of learning
                                                                                                     from experience, these systems are
                                                                                                     pointing out anomalies in radiology
                                                                                                     exams, providing decision support
604   EN   1/2008   88   Article   Arthur F. Pease   Digital Assistents    Harvest without End
                                                                                                     in a range of fields, and optimizing
                                                                                                     split-second decision making in
                                                                                                     high-speed industrial processes. As
                                                                                                     such systems harvest knowledge,
                                                                                                     there will be no limit to what we will
                                                                                                     learn from them.

                                                                                                     Medical diagnostic procedures are
                                                                                                     overwhelming physicians with data.
                                                                                                     In response, doctors are turning to
                                                                                                     computer programs that help them
605   EN   1/2008   92   Article    Michael Lang     Digital Assistents   Digital Decision Support
                                                                                                     assess and interpret results. Newly-
                                                                                                     developed software is now
                                                                                                     providing fast, accurate decision
                                                                                                    How can a computer learn to
                                                                                                    interpret images, catalogue them,
                                                                                                    find them in databases, and
606   EN   1/2008   95   Article   Klaudia Kunze   Digital Assistents   Computers Get the Picture   recognize similarities? That’s what
                                                                                                    researchers want to find out in the
                                                                                                    Medico project—a part of the
                                                                                                    German Theseus program.
                                                                                                            Digital assistants are substantially
                                                                                                            increasing safety and efficiency in
607   EN   1/2008   96     Article    Eduard Rüsing   Digital Assistents    Advent of an Invisible Army
                                                                                                            pipelines, wind parks, cement
                                                                                                            plants, and tunnels.

                           Facts &                                         Electronic Safety and Security
608   EN   1/2008   98                 Syvia Trage    Digital Assistents
                          forecasts                                         Assistants are on the March

                                                                                                            Siemens Financial Services utilizes
                                                                                                            IT solutions it developed itself for in-
                                                                                                            house banking processes and the
609   EN   1/2008   100    Article                    Digital Assistents      Tracking Transactions         assessment of credit and stock
                                                                                                            market risks. These systems keep
                                                                                                            finance specialists up to date on all
                                                                                                            financial movements.
                                                                                                            Reliable, environmentally-friendly
                                                                                                            power supply networks rely on
                                                                                                            computers and high-performance
                                                                                                            information technology and control
                                                                              Optimizing Energy and Water   systems—as do water networks in
610   EN   1/2008   102    Article    Andreas Beuthner   Digital Assistents
                                                                                    Supply Networks         major cities. An optimal solution for
                                                                                                            these applications is provided by
                                                                                                            Siemens’ Spectrum Power CC
                                                                                                            network monitoring and control

                                                                                                            Dr. Tom M. Mitchell, 56, is
                                                                                                            Professor and Head of the Machine
                                                                                                            Learning Department at Carnegie
                                                                                                            Mellon University in Pittsburgh,
                                                                                                            Pennsylvania. His research
                                                                                                            interests are generally in machine
                                                                                                            learning, artificial intelligence, and
                                                                              Toward Computers that Can     cognitive neuroscience. Mitchell is
611   EN   1/2008   104   Interview    Karen M. Dente    Digital Assistents
                                                                              Analyze the Content of Text   author of the widely used textbook
                                                                                                            "Machine Learning," past president
                                                                                                            of the American Association of
                                                                                                            Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), and a
                                                                                                            recent member of the U.S. National
                                                                                                            Research Council’s Computer
                                                                                                            Science and Telecommunications
612   EN   1/2008   105       Article                           Digital Assistents          In Brief

                                                                                                              Jim Reid-Anderson is Chief
                                                                                                              Executive Officer of Siemens'
                                                                                                              Healthcare Sector.               As
                                                                                                              the global population continues to
                                                                                                              grow and the average age rises, the
613   EN   2/2008    2    Guest Editorial   Jim Reid-Anderson      Healthcare        A Vision of Healthcare   need to control healthcare spending
                                                                                                              is becoming urgent. Early detection
                                                                                                              of disease can offer an answer to
                                                                                                              this growing challenge that will
                                                                                                              benefit individuals, hospitals and
                                                                                                              societies alike.

614   EN   2/2008    4       Feature        Sebastian Webel       Short Takes         No Eavesdropping

615   EN   2/2008    4       Feature          Florian Martini     Short Takes         Good-bye Gearbox

616   EN   2/2008    5       Feature        Sebastian Webel       Short Takes           Living Sensors

617   EN   2/2008    5       Feature          Florian Martini     Short Takes        Luminescent Plastics

618   EN   2/2008    5       Feature        Sebastian Webel       Short Takes          Ships with Plugs
619   EN   2/2008   6   Feature     Sebastian Weber           Short Takes             New View of the Body

620   EN   2/2008   6   Feature      Florian Martini          Short Takes               Ceramic Bakery

                                                                                                                  Rhön-Klinikum AG is in the process
                                                                                                                  of networking its 46 clinics based
                                                           Electronic Patient                                     on the use of Web-based patient
621   EN   2/2008   7   Feature   Andreas Kleinschmidt                                   Health on File
                                                               Records                                            files. The objective is to generate a
                                                                                                                  dramatic improvement in the quality
                                                                                                                  of care.

                                                                                                                Siemens’ leadership in products
                                                                                                                and solutions designed to protect
                                                                                                                the environment and the climate is
                                                                                                                worth a bundle. In 2007 the
                                        Norbert                                  Why Climate Change Is Powering
622   EN   2/2008   8   Feature                          Environmental Portfolio                                company posted sales of
                                     Aschenbrenner                                           Growth
                                                                                                                approximately €17 billion in this
                                                                                                                area and helped its customers
                                                                                                                reduce their carbon dioxide
                                                                                                                emissions by 114 mill. t.
                                                                                                 Russia in 2020. Vasily is an
                                                                                                 engineer who manages a new type
                                                                                                 of oil sand production facility in
                                                                                                 Siberia at a location that is virtually
                                                                                                 isolated from the rest of the world.
623   EN   2/2008   12   Scenario   Florian Martini   Raw Materials   Report from Morning Star
                                                                                                 The facility is, however, very
                                                                                                 efficient and environmentally
                                                                                                 friendly. A visiting journalist is
                                                                                                 touring the installation to learn
                                                                                                 about its operations.

                                                                                                 The world’s population is growing,
                                                                                                 and so is its demand for raw
                                                                                                 materials. That’s made natural
                                                                                                 resources costly. Siemens is
624   EN   2/2008   14    Article   Florian Martini   Raw Materials    Indispensable Assets
                                                                                                 developing efficient,
                                                                                                 technologies to keep raw materials
                                                                                                 available at reasonable prices.

                                                                                                 Located high in the Andes, the Los
                                                                                                 Pelambres open-pit copper mine in
                                                                                                 Chile is one of the world’s most
                                                                                                 profitable mining operations.
625   EN   2/2008   17    Article    Ute Kehse        Raw Materials     High-Altitude Profits    Siemens automation and drive
                                                                                                 solutions help to make this facility
                                                                                                 one of the country’s showpieces for
                                                                                                 energy efficiency and resource
                                                                                                  At open pit mines all over the world,
                                                                                                  mechanical monsters are hard at
                                                                                                  work. They dig for bituminous sand,
                                                                                                  for example, or transport tons of
                                                                                                  copper ore. By equipping the giant
626   EN   2/2008   20   Article   Andrea Hoferichter   Raw Materials       Monster Drives
                                                                                                  excavators and trucks with state-of-
                                                                                                  the-art, ultra-efficient electrical drive
                                                                                                  systems, Siemens helps its
                                                                                                  customers to save energy, time,
                                                                                                  and money.

                                                                                                  Copper, indium, germanium—our
                                                                                                  world would not function without
                                                                                                  these raw materials and others like
                                                                                                  them. Yet their prices are increasing
627   EN   2/2008   22   Article     Bernd Müller       Raw Materials   The Mother of Invention   dramatically and reserves appear to
                                                                                                  be declining. A team at Siemens is
                                                                                                  analyzing what shortages would
                                                                                                  mean for the company, and
                                                                                                  suggesting some alternatives.
                                                                                                       Vladimir Troyan, 68, is Chairman of
                                                                                                       the Department of Geophysics at
                                                                                                       St. Petersburg State University, one
                                                                                                       of the oldest and most prestigious
                                                                                                       institutions of higher education in
                                                                                                       Russia. Troyan’s work focuses on
                                                                                                       seismology and the mathematical
                                                                                                       modeling of geophysical processes.
                                                                                                       Between 1993 and 2006 he served
                                                                                                       as the university’s vice-rector for
628   EN   2/2008   25   Interview   Thomas Veser    Raw Materials   Tapping New Technologies for Fuel Science. Professor Troyan teaches
                                                                                                       courses for a Siemens-funded,
                                                                                                       English-language master’s program
                                                                                                       in Applied and Computational
                                                                                                       Physics, which was set up by St.
                                                                                                       Petersburg State University in
                                                                                                       cooperation with three German
                                                                                                       institutions: the Technical University
                                                                                                       of Munich, the Technical University
                                                                                                       of Ilmenau, and the University of

                                                                                                         Pipelines carry valuable raw
                                                                                                         materials to consumers. Keeping
                                                                                                         natural gas and oil flowing as
                                                                                                         quickly and reliably as possible
                                                                                                         requires powerful compressors and
                                                                                                         pumps, as well as sophisticated
629   EN   2/2008   26    Article    Jeanne Rubner   Raw Materials        Optimizing Our Lifelines       software that monitors and
                                                                                                         manages pipelines around the
                                                                                                         clock. Not only does Siemens
                                                                                                         supply all of the technology needed,
                                                                                                         but customers can also check out
                                                                                                         what’s on offer in a new Pipeline
                                                                                                         Demo Center.
                                                                                                        Raw materials are basic
                                                                                                        substances that enter production in
                                                                                                        an unprocessed state. There are
                                                                                                        plant and animal-based agricultural
                          Facts &                                     Valuable Raw Materials: Balancing raw materials, industrial raw
630   EN   2/2008   29               Sylvia Trage     Raw Materials
                         Forecasts                                         Demand and Production        materials such as petroleum and
                                                                                                        natural gas, base metal ores such
                                                                                                        as copper and iron, and
                                                                                                        construction raw materials such as
                                                                                                        sand and gravel.

                                                                                                         About one fourth of all known oil
                                                                                                         reserves are beneath the sea floor.
                                                                                                         Tapping these remote deposits is
                                                                                                         an extremely complex and costly
                                                                                                         endeavor. Oil companies must drill
                                                                                                         kilometers beneath the seabed,
631   EN   2/2008   30    Article    Christian Buck   Raw Materials       An Ocean of Opportunity
                                                                                                         while coping with gale-force winds
                                                                                                         and stormy seas. Technologies
                                                                                                         from Siemens play a key role in
                                                                                                         enhancing safety and reducing
                                                                                                         costs on offshore platforms and
                                                                                                         drilling ships.
                                                                                                  Matthew R. Simmons is Chairman
                                                                                                  of Simmons & Company
                                                                                                  International, a specialized energy
                                                                                                  investment banking firm that has
                                                                                                  completed projects with a combined
                                                                                                  value in excess of $140 billion. He
                                                                                                  received an MBA with Distinction
                                                                                                  from Harvard Business School. He
632   EN   2/2008   33   Interview   Arthur A. Pease    Raw Materials   Twilight at the Pump      is a member of the National
                                                                                                  Petroleum Council, Council on
                                                                                                  Foreign Relations, and The Atlantic
                                                                                                  Council of the United States.
                                                                                                  Simmons’ recently published book
                                                                                                  Twilight in the Desert: The Coming
                                                                                                  Saudi Oil Shock and the World
                                                                                                  Economy has been listed on the
                                                                                                  Wall Street Journal’s best-seller list.

                                                                                                  Around 90 % of global oil reserves
                                                                                                  are bound up in tar sands and
                                                                                                  schists. Although expensive,
                                                                                                  extracting oil from these reservoirs
                                                                                                  is becoming increasingly viable.
633   EN   2/2008   34    Article     Florian Martini   Raw Materials   Electrifying Extraction
                                                                                                  Siemens is developing a
                                                                                                  revolutionary, induction-based
                                                                                                  process that promises to obviate
                                                                                                  excavation, cut water demand, and
                                                                                                  significantly boost profits.

                                                                                                  Clean drinking water is a scarce
                                                                                                  resource worldwide. But modern
                                                                                                  membrane technology of the type
                                                                                                  Siemens produces in Australia can
634   EN   2/2008   36    Article    Bernhard Bartsch   Raw Materials       Hope on Tap
                                                                                                  help ensure supplies for people
                                                                                                  everywhere—like the victims of the
                                                                                                  recent earthquake in southern
                                                                                                            Siemens manager Rhett Butler,
                                                                                                            who established the Skyjuice
                                                                                                            Foundation, has transformed a high-
                                                                                                            tech water treatment process into
                                                                          Solving the Global Drinking Water
635   EN   2/2008   38   Interview   Bernhard Bartsch     Raw Materials                                     an everyday application for third
                                                                                                            world countries. In recognition of
                                                                                                            this achievement, he was presented
                                                                                                            with the 2007 Siemens Corporate
                                                                                                            Responsibility Award

                                                                                                            Singapore has established itself as
                                                                                                            the world’s "Water Hub"—a perfect
                                                                                                            place for Siemens Water
                                                                                                            Technologies, with its worldwide
636   EN   2/2008   39    Article    Bernhard Bartsch     Raw Materials    Singapore: Pooling Resources
                                                                                                            water R&D activities. Working with
                                                                                                            local partners, the company is
                                                                                                            developing energy-efficient water
                                                                                                            treatment technologies there.

                                                                                                            Clothing and analgesic tablets have
                                                                                                            one thing in common: Their
                                                                                                            production creates wastewater that
                                                                                                            may contain large amounts of
637   EN   2/2008   41    Article    Andrea Hoferichter   Raw Materials       Making Pollutants Edible      pollutants that are difficult to
                                                                                                            decompose. Existing treatment
                                                                                                            plants are ineffective against some
                                                                                                            of these pollutants. A new process
                                                                                                            from Siemens may change that.

                                                                                                            A technology developed by
                                                                                                            Siemens makes it possible to
638   EN   2/2008   42    Article        Urs Fitze        Raw Materials            Flaming Scrap
                                                                                                            convert biomass waste into energy
                                                                                                            with a high degree of efficiency.
639   EN   2/2008   43    Article                        Raw Materials                In Brief

                                                                                                        Those who want to have fun while
                                                                                                        they explore the inventions of
                                                                                                        humankind and the trends that are
                                                                                                        shaping our future won’t find a
                                                                                                        better place to pursue this interest
640   EN   2/2008   44   Feature      Ulrich Eberl        Cooperation         Create Your Own Future!   than Disney’s Epcot theme park in
                                                                                                        Florida. The facility has been
                                                                                                        shaped by a winning team that
                                                                                                        combines Walt Disney Imagineers,
                                                                                                        Siemens, and Pictures of the

                                                                                                        Summer 2020. Efficiency planner
                                                                                                        Fun Jie Fan is showing his friend
                                                                                                        and mentor Tan Xiao his latest
                                                                                                        successfully completed project—the
641   EN   2/2008   48   Scenario   Sebastian Webel   Sustainable Buildings       Efficient Dragon
                                                                                                        modernization and efficiency
                                                                                                        optimization of a neighborhood in
                                                                                                        which Tan Xiao lived for many years
                                                                                                        before moving to Beijing.
                                                                                                                    Buildings account for about 40 % of
                                                                                                                    energy consumption worldwide, and
                                                                                                                    approximately 21 % of all
                                                                                                                    greenhouse gas emissions.
642   EN   2/2008   51   Article     Sebastian Webel      Sustainable Buildings   Simple Steps that Save a Bundle   However, the implementation of a
                                                                                                                    number of simple measures can
                                                                                                                    make it relatively easy to save at
                                                                                                                    least a quarter of energy in most

                                                                                                                    State-of-the-art technology is
                                                                                                                    making it possible to reduce energy
                                                                                                                    consumption in buildings by up to
                                                                                                                    30 %. Four buildings—in New York,
                                                                                                                    Malmö, Madrid, and
643   EN   2/2008   53   Article   Andreas Kleinschmidt   Sustainable Buildings        Nature is their Model        Sydney—demonstrate what can be
                                                                                                                    achieved for people and the
                                                                                                                    environment when sensors, special
                                                                                                                    materials, energy supply systems,
                                                                                                                    and information technology interact
                                                                                                                    in an optimal manner.
                                                                                                              Siemens real estate wants to slash
                                                                                                              energy and water use in thousands
                                                                                                              of company buildings. Potential
                                                                                                              savings are illustrated by an office
644   EN   2/2008   56   Article   Evdoxia Tsakiridou   Sustainable Buildings   Going for Greener Pastures
                                                                                                              complex to be built in Vienna,
                                                                                                              where 65 % of the energy used for
                                                                                                              heating and cooling will be

                                                                                                              London plans to cut its greenhouse
                                                                                                              gas emissions by up to 60 % by
645   EN   2/2008        Article      Petra Zacek       Sustainable Buildings     Shrinking our Footprints
                                                                                                              2025. A Siemens-McKinsey study
                                                                                                              shows how it can meet its objective

                                                                                                              Sensors are set to give buildings a
                                                                                                              spectrum of information—and
646   EN   2/2008   60   Article    Katrin Nikolaus     Sustainable Buildings   When Buildings Come to Life   scientists at Siemens are working
                                                                                                              on combining many of their
                                                                                                              functions on a single chip.
                                                                                                 Smart electric meters not only
                                                                                                 provide the feedback that helps
                                                                                                 customers cut their energy
                                                                                                 use—they also give utilities a real-
647   EN   2/2008   63   Article   Bernd Müller   Sustainable Buildings   Stabilizing the Grid   time overview of power demand.
                                                                                                 Siemens’ Automated Metering and
                                                                                                 Information System (AMIS) paves
                                                                                                 the way for the stable power grid of
                                                                                                 the future.
                                                                                                      Centralized management of building
                                                                                                      systems such as lighting and
                                                                                                      climate control results in more
                                                                                                      efficient operation and reduced
                                                                                                      energy use. Proof is offered by
                                                                                                      numerous buildings running on
648   EN   2/2008   66   Article   Nikola Wohllaib   Sustainable Buildings   Smart Homes and Cities
                                                                                                      Siemens automation systems. Even
                                                                                                      greater savings would be realized
                                                                                                      through the implementation of
                                                                                                      intelligent sensor networks that
                                                                                                      would connect the dots from smart
                                                                                                      homes to smart cities.
                                                                                                              Paolo Bertoldi, 47, is director of the
                                                                                                              GreenBuilding Initiative, which was
                                                                                                              created by the European
                                                                                                              Commission to improve the
                                                                                                              efficiency of buildings. After
                                                                                                              completing his studies in electrical
                                                                                                              engineering at the University of
                                                                                                              Padua, Italy, Bertoldi joined the
                                                                                                              European Union’s Joint European
                                                                                                              Torus (JET) nuclear fusion project
                                                                          The Tools for Realizing Vast Energy
649   EN   2/2008   68   Interview   Thomas Veser   Sustainable Buildings                                     in Great Britain in 1986. In 1993 he
                                                                                 Savings are at Hand
                                                                                                              became Head of Administrative
                                                                                                              Services in the EU Directorate-
                                                                                                              General for Energy and Transport.
                                                                                                              Since 2001, Bertoldi has been
                                                                                                              Principal Administrator of the
                                                                                                              European Commission Joint
                                                                                                              Research Center (JRC), where he
                                                                                                              heads research activities aimed at
                                                                                                              increasing energy end-use

                                                                                                                Almost 40 % of the world’s energy
                                                                                                                is used by buildings. According to
                                                                                                                the German Energy Agency
                                                                                                                (DENA), potential savings of 30 %
                                                                                                                are possible for heat and 15 % for
                                                                                                                electric power. A study by the
                                                                                                                German Federal Environment
                          Facts &                                            Groundswell of Support for More    Agency has even calculated that by
650   EN   2/2008   70               Sylvia Trage   Sustainable Buildings
                         Forecasts                                                 Efficient Buildings          thoroughly renovating and
                                                                                                                insulating walls and cellar ceilings
                                                                                                                in old buildings, and installing
                                                                                                                double glazed windows, savings of
                                                                                                                56 % could be made in terms of
                                                                                                                heating energy (see Pictures of the
                                                                                                                Future, Spring 2007, Energy
                                                                                                   Siemens’ High Performance
                                                                                                   Building Project is harnessing the
                                                                                                   intellectual power of top
651   EN   2/2008   71   Article   Klaudia Kunze    Sustainable Buildings   Living for Tomorrow
                                                                                                   researchers and universities to
                                                                                                   develop new visions of tomorrow’s

                                                                                                   One of the principal causes of
                                                                                                   hospital-based infections is the
                                                                                                   presence of airborne germs during
                                                                                                   operations. Simulation tools now
                                                                                                   under development for the
                                                                                                   visualization of operating room
652   EN   2/2008   72   Article   Bernd Müller     Sustainable Buildings   Seeing the Invisible
                                                                                                   airflows will help designers optimize
                                                                                                   the placement of vents so that
                                                                                                   surgical wounds are ideally
                                                                                                   ventilated. More advanced
                                                                                                   simulation systems will take body
                                                                                                   heat and lighting into account.

                                                                                                   Alaska’s extreme weather is a
                                                                                                   challenge for buildings as well as
                                                                                                   for people. This makes it an ideal
                                                                                                   location for developing and testing
                                                                                                   energy-efficient, robust
653   EN   2/2008   74   Article   Christian Buck   Sustainable Buildings   Learning in Alaska
                                                                                                   technologies for the houses of
                                                                                                   tomorrow. And that’s exactly what
                                                                                                   the Cold Climate Housing Research
                                                                                                   Center (CCHRC) in Fairbanks is
                                                                                                   doing in cooperation with Siemens.
                                                                                                             The world’s first CO2-neutral city is
                                                                                                             taking shape in Abu Dhabi. Masdar
                                                                                                             City is to consume so little energy
                                                                                                             that local resources will satisfy
654   EN   2/2008   76   Article   Andreas Kleinschmidt   Sustainable Buildings       Oil-Free Future?       requirements—without generating
                                                                                                             net emissions. If the project is
                                                                                                             successful, urban planners will
                                                                                                             have a blueprint that could help
                                                                                                             them prepare for an oil-free future.

                                                                                                             Innovative heating systems not only
                                                                                                             provide warmth but also satisfy two
655   EN   2/2008   78   Article       Gitta Rohling      Sustainable Buildings   How to Own a Power Plant
                                                                                                             thirds of the electricity demand of
                                                                                                             an average four-person household.

656   EN   2/2008   79   Article                          Sustainable Buildings           In Brief

                                                                                                             Together with researchers from the
                                                                                                             Helmholtz Association, Siemens is
                                                                                                             working on magnetic resonance
657   EN   2/2008   80   Feature      Christian Buck      Research Partnership        Magnetic Mission       imaging techniques for the early
                                                                                                             diagnosis and treatment of cancer,
                                                                                                             cardiovascular problems and
                                                                                                             neurological disorders.
                                                                                                        Since 2005, Prof. Jürgen Mlynek,
                                                                                                        57, has been president of the
                                                                                                        Helmholtz Association, the largest
                                                                                                        scientific organization in Germany,
                                                                                                        with 26,500 employees in 15
                                                                                                        research centers and an annual
                                                                                                        budget of 2.4 bill. €. Mlynek, who
                                                                                                        holds a doctorate in physics, was
                                                                                                        previously president of Humboldt
                                                                                                        University in Berlin, which he
                                                                                                        developed into a leading German
                                                                        What Germany Must Do to Develop university. From 1996 to 2001, he
658   EN   2/2008   81   Feature   Ulrike Zechbauer      Interview
                                                                             a Culture of Innovation    was Vice President of the German
                                                                                                        Research Foundation. Prior to
                                                                                                        becoming involved in research
                                                                                                        management, Mlynek taught and
                                                                                                        carried out research for ten years in
                                                                                                        experimental quantum optics,
                                                                                                        nuclear physics and surface
                                                                                                        physics. As a scientist, he has
                                                                                                        authored over 240 publications and
                                                                                                        holds several patents. He has also
                                                                                                        received a number of scientific

                                                                                                           A blood test developed by Cylex
                                                                                                           Inc. can help determine how well a
                                                      Siemens Venture                                      patient’s immune system is
659   EN   2/2008   83   Feature    Bernhard Gerl                        New Hope for Organ Transplants
                                                          Capital                                          functioning. Siemens Venture
                                                                                                           Capital has invested in the
                                                                                                   Dr. Fernandez has early-stage
                                                                                                   Alzheimer’s disease and prostate
                                                                                                   cancer. Cause for alarm? Not really.
                                                                                                   By 2020 extremely early detection
                                                      Early Detection of
660   EN   2/2008   84   Scenario   Arthur A. Pease                         No Cause for Alarm     technologies and a combination of
                                                                                                   lab tests and smart imaging may
                                                                                                   make it possible to treat both
                                                                                                   conditions rapidly, painlessly and
                                                                                                   effectively without surgery.

                                                                                                   From genes and proteins to cells,
                                                                                                   tissues and our entire organism,
                                                                                                   scientists are in the process of
                                                                                                   piecing together a systems view of
                                                                                                   how we work. As they do so, they
                                                      Early Detection of                           are linking the results of laboratory
661   EN   2/2008   87   Feature    Arthur A. Pease                        From Molecules to Man
                                                          Diseases                                 tests to diagnostic images, injecting
                                                                                                   the resulting knowledge into
                                                                                                   advanced decision-support
                                                                                                   systems, and devising strategies for
                                                                                                   early detection and targeted
                                                                                                          Medical imaging is helping to detect
                                                                                                          diseases earlier than ever before.
                                                                                                          On tap are infrared-based systems
                                                                                                          that pinpoint abnormal tissues and
                                                     Early Detection of                                   cells, blood tests that detect traces
662   EN   2/2008   89   Article   Arthur A. Pease                        The Future of Medical Imaging
                                                         Diseases                                         of cancer proteins, research that is
                                                                                                          zeroing in on imaging the first signs
                                                                                                          of Alzheimer’s, and strategies for
                                                                                                          accelerating the process of
                                                                                                          discovering new drugs.
                                                                                                                John V. Frangioni (44), M.D., PhD,
                                                                                                                is an Associate Professor of
                                                                                                                Medicine and Associate Professor
                                                                                                                of Radiology at the Beth Israel
                                                                                                                Deaconess Medical Center
                                                                                                                (BIDMC) and Harvard Medical
                                                                                                                School, in Boston. His academic
                                                                                                                training includes an Engineering
                                                       Early Detection of
663   EN   2/2008   91   Interview   Arthur A. Pease                        Detecting Cancer Cells with Light   Sciences degree from Harvard
                                                                                                                College. Frangioni is co-founder of
                                                                                                                the BIDMC Center for Molecular
                                                                                                                Imaging and the Longwood Small
                                                                                                                Animal Imaging Facility. His
                                                                                                                laboratory is focused on solving
                                                                                                                clinical problems through the
                                                                                                                application of advanced
                                                                                                                engineering and chemistry.

                                                                                                                Dr. Mukesh G. Harisinghani has
                                                                                                                been director of the Clinical
                                                                                                                Discovery Program at the Center for
                                                                                                                Molecular Imaging Research and
                                                                                                                Director of Body MRI,
                                                       Early Detection of                                       Massachusetts General Hospital,
664   EN   2/2008   93   Interview   Arthur A. Pease                           The Nanoparticle Toolbox
                                                           Diseases                                             since 2002. He is also Associate
                                                                                                                Professor of Radiology at the
                                                                                                                Harvard Medical School. Dr
                                                                                                                Harisinghani is active in the clinical
                                                                                                                applications of magnetic
                                                                                                               Early detection and diagnosis are
                                                                                                               crucial in the fight against breast
                                                       Early Detection of                                      cancer. Major advances in imaging
665   EN   2/2008   95    Article    Michael Lang                           The Battle against Breast Cancer
                                                           Diseases                                            technologies are now making
                                                                                                               possible more precise examinations
                                                                                                               that place less stress on patients.

                                                                                                               Researchers are closing in on a
                                                                                                               diagnostic test that will be able to
                                                                                                               predict whether a patient with
                                                                                                               breast cancer can be successfully
                                                       Early Detection of
666   EN   2/2008   100   Article   Ulrike Zechbauer                          How to Fingerprint a Tumor       treated without chemotherapy.
                                                                                                               Automated analysis of tumor-
                                                                                                               specific genes is the key to a new
                                                                                                               world of individually-tailored
                                                                                                              People are now living longer, not
                                                                                                              least thanks to advances in health
                                                                                                              care. At the same time, the world’s
                                                                                                              population continues to grow. It will
                                                                                                              increase from 6.6 billion today to
                                                                                                              9.2 billion by 2050. Partly as a
                                                                                                              result of this demographic
                                                                                                              development, global health care
                           Facts &                      Early Detection of   The Sooner the Better: New Focus
667   EN   2/2008   103               Dagmar Braun                                                            costs are expected to more than
                          Forecasts                         Diseases               on Early Diagnostics
                                                                                                              double within ten years (from 2003
                                                                                                              to 2013)—from about €2.3 trillion to
                                                                                                              over €5.5 trillion. The costs of
                                                                                                              treating chronic illnesses account
                                                                                                              for a large share of this, and they
                                                                                                              already make up 60 % of health
                                                                                                              care expenditures, according to the

                                                                                                                In northeastern Germany, medical
                                                                                                                researchers are examining
                                                                                                                thousands of subjects in one of the
                                                        Early Detection of                                      world’s most comprehensive health
668   EN   2/2008   104    Article    Katrin Nikolaus                              Patterns in the Puzzle
                                                            Diseases                                            surveys. Together with Siemens,
                                                                                                                they hope to gain insight into the
                                                                                                                origin and treatment of the most
                                                                                                                common illnesses.
                                                                                                    Accurately diagnosing illnesses
                                                                                                    such as cancer can be an extremely
                                                                                                    complex and protracted process.
                                                   Early Detection of                               Yet there are now many tests that
669   EN   2/2008   106   Article   Tim Schröder                          Answers in the Blood
                                                       Diseases                                     provide a fast and foolproof
                                                                                                    identification of diseases in the
                                                                                                    lab—often using just a few drops of

                                                                                                    Siemens has developed an
                                                                                                    automated laboratory system that
                                                                                                    combines a large number of
                                                   Early Detection of                               instruments and tests in one
670   EN   2/2008   111   Article   Tim Schröder                        New Vistas in Diagnostics
                                                       Diseases                                     machine and greatly accelerates
                                                                                                    workflows. Every hour, it can
                                                                                                    analyze 200 samples and perform
                                                                                                    1,500 diagnostic measurements.

                                                   Early Detection of
671   EN   2/2008   113   Article                                                In Brief
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control, power generation and distribution,
transportation, health, medical trends, security
Tomorrow's operating room, the year 2015, microbot,         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
theranostic measures, simulation, surgical                  tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2001/pictur
management, augmented reality, specialization,              es_of_the_future_introduction/the_cutting_e
visualization, miniaturization, microsurgery                dge.htm

Tomorrow's operating room, Siemens' developments, in
situ visualization, augmented reality image guidance,       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
virtual colonscopy, virtual biopsy, theranostics, cancer    tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2001/pictur
managment, gene profiling, bioinformatics, robotic          es_of_the_future_introduction/the_transpare
technology, magnetic resonance, MR, computed                nt_patient.htm
tomography, CT, ultrasound

Tomorrow's operating room, interviews with experts,
augmented reality, robot technology, Axel Perneczky,
Martin Börner, Tim Lüth, intraoperative techniques,
intraoperative imaging, minimally invasive surgery,         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
ultrasound, computer tomography, CT, magnetic               tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2001/pictur
resonance tomography, MRT, angiography, computer-           es_of_the_future_introduction/customized_o
based preoperative planning, Robodoc, artificial joints,    perations.htm
medical robots, patient acceptance, voice-activated
robot, technical aid, operating room robots, Otto von der
Decke, dental practices, RoboDent, implant precision
Tomorrow's operating room, working with clinics,
Minimally Invasive Interdisciplinary Therapeutic
Intervention, MITI, minimally invasive procedures,
gastroenterology, teamwork, computer tomography, CT;
positron emission tomograph, PET, CT-PET image
fusion, metastasis, ionizing radiation, margnetic
resonance imaging, MRI, high equipment costs,
ultrasound, navigational ultrasound laparoscope probe,
3D image data, SIOS, Siemens Integrasted Operation
System, microtherapy, interdisciplinary workplace,
combination surgery, rendezvous technique, navigation
system, positron sensors, monitor image, syngo

Tomorrow's operating room, computer technology,
medical technology, robotics, minimally invasive surgery

User interface design, UID, usability studies, common
sense approach, usability engineering, B2B website,
business-to-business website , simplification website
navigation, streamline service reports, price quotes
small orders, simulation online orders, customer's
perspective, development costs savings

Electronic money in 2010, virtual account, SmartCard,    http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
personal digital assistant, PDA, broad band service,     tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2001/ebusi
virtual-reality headset, data-glove                      ness/digital_money.htm
International activities in electronic money, electronic
transactions, encryption, CyberCoin, CyberCash GmbH,
SSL, secure sockets layer, SET, secure electronic        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
transaction standard, electronic wallet, security,       tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2001/ebusi
validation, card-reader, billing systems, online         ness/the_long_road.htm
payments, prepaid internet cards, Paysafecard, cell
phone-supported payment, Paybox

Elasa, coin validation software, teleprogram public     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
phones, euro sensors, magnetic sensors, optical         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2001/ebusi
sensors, sound sensors, bimnetallic coin                ness/the_long_road.htm

Siemens developments in electronic money, fingerprint
identification, SmartCards, Infineon FingerTIP sensors,
payment with cell phone, Pay@Once, PIN, online
transactions, fast economical and secure payment
procedures, Siemens Information and Communication
Mobile, ICM, API, software interface for payment
procedures, lack of standardization and interfaces, E-
Speak, Payment Group, payment by transponder,           http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
automatic debit, chip cards, SmartCards, Multos, Multi- tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2001/ebusi
Application Operating System for SmartCards,            ness/paying_with_your_fingertips.htm
JavaCard, Geldkarte, cash card, non-contact chip
cards, systems on a card, Virtual Touchscreen, B2B,
online customer credit rating, virtual in-house bank,
ePayments, multiple biometry, voice recognition,
Capaxx, dynamic hand-contour recognition, encryption,
RSA encryption, asymmetrical crpytographic method,
elliptical curves, UN / EDIFACT data format
Electronic money, Hans Bauer, SmartCards, credit card,
debit card, counterfeit, consumer confidence, B2B
transactions, business-to-business transactions, risk of
misuse, security, anonymity, shadow accountng

Electronic payment, e-maoney, standards, SmartCards,
microchips, FingerTip sensor

Speech recognition, speech synthesis, speech-driven
teleservices, pooling of resources, non-rule based
approaches, speech databases, alorithms, Mandarin,

In the year 2015, service robot, software agents,
intelligent computer programs, avatar technologies,     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
content management systems, radio technology,           tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2001/agent
personal digital assistant, PDA, personal agent,        _technology/special_agents.htm
personal robot
Siemens developments in communications, personal
travel assistant, PTA, multiagent system, Human
Resources, NetAgent, agent characteristics, MOTIV,
Mobility and Transport in Intermodal Transportation,
LEAP, Lightweight Extensible Agent Platform, scalable
platform, AMP, Multimedia Workplace of the Future,
software agent, security, data protection, avatar, laws
for robots, MPEG-4 standard, UMTS

International activities, agent technology,
standardization, standard communications protocol,
Avatar Conference, virtual conference environment,
multi-user platform, content management system, FIPA,
Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents, OMG, Object
Management Group, interoperability standard, Corba,
Crumpet, creation of user-friendly mobile services
personalized for tourism, UMTS, portable tourist
guidebook, tourist route planner

Agent, avatars, robots, intelligent software              tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2001/agent

Heart sound analysis, Raymond Watrous, general
practitioner, doctor, SPEEDUS, Tricorder,
phonocardiogram, normal heart sounds, valves opening
and closing, heart contraction and relaxation,
algorithms, heart sound database, Zargis Medical
Bruno Wenger, Wolfgang Rzadki, Horst Fischer,
SmartCard, electronic ticket, long range card, public
transportation, radio signal, pilot test, Basel, zero
emission ship, electric thruster, hydrojet, gas turbine
generator, Siemens-Schottel Propulsor, SSP, energy-
saving propulsion system, permanent-magnet excited
motor, patents and licenses, intellectual assets, license-
exchange agreements, partnerships, acquisitions,
divestments, patent portfolio, patent exploitation,
software patents

Siemens facts and figures                                    ionen/publications_pof/pof_fall _2001/PoF_2-

Prof. Claus Weyrich, survival of the fittest, trendsetter,
forefront technological development, market
leadership, strategic innovation management, market
driven innovations

Claus Weyrich, Bernd Kolpatzik, interview, pictures-of-
the-future techniique, technological overview, new
business opportunities, visionary and innovative
organization, scenario planning, information and
communication, multiple impact technologies,
sensorics, automation, transportation systems,
expertise, know-how, trend anticipation, identifying
underlying technologies, new business opportunities,
future goals, forward planning, Delphi method,
extrapolations, retropolations, holistic process, visual-
emotional approach, synergy potential, business areas,
permanently up-to-date, synergy focus, external experts
Scenario 2010, mobility and multimedia, electronic
clothing, multimedia cell phone, MMS, avatar

Data transfer rates, mobility and multimedia, UMTS,
radio standards, multimedia mobile communications,
transmission times for different applications, third
generation standards, 3G standards, easy access to
information, Vision Wireless World 2010, HSCSD,
Edge, GPRS, W-LAN systems, high-speed connection,
hot spots, i-Gate access point, GSM, Global System for
Mobile Communication, High Speed Circuit Switched
Data, General Packet Radio Service, Enhanced Data
Rates for Global Evolution, Universal Mobile
Telecommunications System, W-CDMA, Wideband
Code Division Multiple Access, FDD, Frequency
Division Duplex, TD-CDMA, Time Division CDMA, TDD,
Time Division Duplex, DECT, , Bluetooth, Wireless
Local Area Network, HiperAccess, W-LAN combined
with GPRS or UMTS, digital broadcast services, Digital
Video Broadcasting, satellite transmission, terrestial

Displays, mobility and multimedia, data transfer rate
increase, OLED, organic light-emitting diodes, LCD,
liquid crystal display, ultra-thin monitors, Osram Opto
Semiconductors, OLED short lifespan, CeBIT, fisheye
view process, optimize small screen area, 3D laser        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
projector, mini video projector, LED, 3D cell pone        tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/co
images, conventional display improvements, image          mmunications/displays.htm
transmission algorithms, mathematical wavelet
compression, demand-driven image transmission, PC
MOBIC, Mobile Industrial Communicatior, JPEG 2000,
data standard, MPEG-7metadata standard
Power, mobility and multimedia, batteries, efficient
energy storage technologies, conserve energy, thin-film
organic LED, lithium polymer batteries, direct methanol http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
fuel cell, DMFC, methanol mixture, polymer-coated       tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/co
electrodes, fuel cells, notebook operating times,       mmunications/power.htm
FreeCharge, crank dynamo, polymer battery, super

FOMA and i-mode, mobility and multimedia, third
generation mobile radio, FOMA, freedom of mobile
multimedia access, W-CDMA, data transfer rates, i-
mode, NTT DoCoMo

Applications, mobility and multimedia, UMTS
applications, WAP services, Roke Manor Research,
high data transfer rates, Internet, cell phone location
technology, location-based information, mobile office,
Solutions, Siemens Information and Communication
Mobile, m.traction, electronic city guide, m.traction
Shopping, multimedia messaging solution, chat rooms,
multimedia streaming solution, interactive games,
symbol of a new lifestyle, killer apps, MMS, Multimedia
Messaging Service, SMS, EMS, Enhanced Messaging
Services, personalization, Services on the Move, Mobile
Office, user's trust, adequate data security, hot spots

Applications, mobility and multimedia, Isle of Man, field
test, third-generation mobile communications network,
Manx Telecom, larger display, user-friendlier keypad
Applications, Siemens mobile acceleration, mobility and
multimedia, smac, Siemens Mobile Acceleration GmbH, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
start-up companies, innovative applications for mobile tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/co
communications, scaraboo GmbH, Siemens Mobile           mmunications/the_smac_articles.htm
Travel Solutions GmbH, PhonePages of Sweden AB

Mobile communications, data transfer rates, displays,
power supply, services

Integrated starter-generator, SISL, Siemens Infomration
Systems Ltd., ISG, Integrated Starter-Generator, power
converter, replacement starter and generator, greater
efficiency, kinetic energy conversion to electrical     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
energy, fuel consumption, Integrated Powertrain         tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/sta
Management software, intelligent software               rter_generators.htm
development, global cooperation at Siemens, SCS,
Siemens Communications Software, Bangalore,
Würzburg, CMM international quality standard

Scenarion 2025, networked vehicles, automated travel,
driver preferences, biometric security, BlindSpot sensor,
adaptive cruise control, navigation system, passenger
display terminal, HUD, head-up display
Networked vehicles, personalized cars, unique identity,
wireless keys, smart cards, PASE, Passive Start and
Entry, keyless access control system, radio frequencies,
kilohertz, megahertz, gigahertz, radar, biometric
methods, driver's preferences, internet access,
navigation system, indicators and displays, Siemens
VDO, on-board computer, reconfigurable displays, four-
zone driver recognition, secure automatic locking,
projection display, HUD, head-up display, electronic
scout, organic LED, SAT, Siemens Adaptive
Transmission Control, fuzzy logic, IntelligenTip, IAA
Passenger Cars 2001

Networked vehicles, safety, intelligent traffic information
network, cell phone, GPS, INVENT, intelligent traffic
use technology, driver assistance, active safety, traffic
management, transport logistics, accident and
congestion reduction, Siemens VDO AG, Stop-and-Go
Assistant, rear-end collisions, data compression
algorithms, Roke Manor Research, structure from             http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
motion, long-range, radar systems, adaptive cruise          tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/tra
control, ACC, short-range 24 GHz radar sensing,             nsportation_articles/safety.htm
camera and radar systems, Multimedia Platform,
Advanced data fusion technology, navigation
system/telematics, Top Level Architecture, TLA,
passenger position detection camera, airbag activation,
laser diodes, infrared light pulses, shape recognition
system, traffic jams, crash prevention

Networked vehicles, accident prevention, driver
assistance system, driver's brainwaves, safer cars,
airbag, ABS, ESP, BAS, Brake Assistant, driver
inattention, lane assistant, driver miscalculation, laser   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
eyes, city assitant, stop-and-go traffic, flight reflex,    tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/tra
selective perception, neurophysiology, functional           nsportation_articles/accident_prevention.ht
magnetic resonance tomography, fMRT, mobile                 m
electroencephalograph, EEG, near-infrared imaging,
NR, ACEA, European sutomobile manufacturers
association, causes of fatal accidents
Networked vehicles, Dr. Burkhard Göschel, Connected-
Drive, drive-by-wire, multimedia networked car,
networked driver assistance system, telematics, iDrive
system, vehicle internet address, service checkup via

Networked vehicles, Japan, video and radar systems,
traffic management systems, intelligent transportaiton
system. IST, vehicle detectors, traffic condition         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
monitoring, Universal Traffic Management System,          tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/tra
Smart Cruise, dynamic route guidance, speech              nsportation_articles/japan_article.htm
recognition, dynamic road signs, portable navigation
systems, on-board communication channels

Networked vehicles, Dr. Christine Johnson, IST,
Intelligent Transportation Systems, automated
responses, San Diego, full-scale automated highway
demonstration, crash avoidance technology, telematics,    http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
navigation, GPS, mid-level price range cars, crash        tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/tra
avoidance, situationally aware vehicle, lane change and   nsportation_articles/interview_with_christine
merge accidents, enhanced night vision, intelligent       _.htm
cruise control, blind spot sensing, rear-end crash
avoidance, real-time travel information, radar-based
technology, run-off-the-road crashes, problem areas
Information technology, communication technology,         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
comfrt, personalization, head-up displays, infortainment, tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/tra
adaptive cruise control, sensors                          nsportation_articles/in_brief.htm

Protein diagnostics, point-of-care testing, Siemens
Dematic, blood analysis, optical detection method,
mechoptronics specialists, in vitro diagnostic appliance,
MultiCheck, c-reactive protein, CRP, marker proteins,
coronaries, prostate cancer, pneumonia, biochemistry,
antibodies, fluorescent dyes, laser prism, fluorescence

Personal power plants, fuel cells, emissions rights,
combined-cycle facility
Personal power plants, fuel cells, market liberalization,
decentralization of electric power generation, compact
power plants, private households, reduction greenhouse
gas emissions, energy demand, International Energy
Agency, IEA, power trading, alternative power sources,
Organization for Economic Cooperation and
Development, OECD, energy intensity, utilization of       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
energy carriers, combined-cycle power plants, gas and tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/en
steam turbine, heat transport, PEM cells, proton-         ergy/gentle_revolution.htm
conducting polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells,
solid oxide fuel cells, SOFC, carbon dioxide, Siemens
Westinghouse Power Generation, power failures, PEM
cells in submarines, fuel cell configuration,
interconnected fuel cells, competition between electrcity
and gas grids

Personal power plants, Manfred Remmel, RWE,
European energy market, liberalization, environmental
legislation, combined heat and power generation, CHP,
decentralized power production, centralized large-scale
power generation, fuel cell technology, wind power,
photovoltaic generation, ceramic fuel cell tubes, molten
carbonate fuel cell, MCFC, solid oxide fuel cell, SOFC,
polymer-electrolyte membrane fuel cell, PEM fuel cell,
building-based power supply systems, full range utility
services, Nuvera
Personal power plants, networking, virtual power plant,
decentralized energy management systems, DEMS,
online optimization system, energy production
management, load regulation technology, comparison
setpoint and actual values, deregulation of energy
market, Siemens PROFIT Cockpit, EDISon, Power
Distribution Networks with Innovative, Distributed
Energy Transducer, Storage and Communications
Systems, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems,
Fraunhofer ISE, DEMS processing system

Personal power plants, higher efficiencies, power
turbine efficiency, combined-cycle power plants, gas
and steam turbines, 3DS blades, computational fluid
dynamics, CFD, 3DV generation of blades,
thermodynamics, ceramic layer, solid fiber-reinforced
ceramics turbine blades

Personal power plants, superconductivity, Hans-Peter
Krämer, current limiter for high-voltage systems,
ceramic superconductor, yttrium-barium-copper oxide,
YBCO, high-temperature superconductors (HTSC),         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
liquid nitrogen, cryogenic superconducting technology, tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/en
magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), particle accelerator ergy_articles/superconductors.htm
for high-energy physics, HERA, superconductors in
power supply industry, pulse tube refrigerators,
synchronous motor with superconducting rotor winding

Emissions certificates, sulfur dioxide emissions, Kyoto
Protocol, Marrakesh Morocco, HEW, Transalta, Annex        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
B countries, Clean Development Mechanism, CDM,            tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/en
Joint Implementaiton, JI, International Emissions         ergy_articles/emissions_certificates.htm
Trading, ET, verification and sanctions
Energy market, liberalization, environmental policy,     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
virutal power plants, cost pressure, feul cells, PEM,    tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/en
SOFC                                                     ergy_articles/in_brief.htm

Siemens Technology Accelerator, STA, seed phase,
venture capital, start-ups, EnOcean, energy-stingy
electrical switch, battery-less radio sensors, battery-less
radio technology, battery-less radio car keys, patents,
Siemens Automation and Drives, wireless light switch,
battery-less tire sensors

Patents and researchers, Ian McLean, Heinrich Noll,      http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Inventors of the Year, sound dampers, colored light-     tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2002/pat
emitting diodes, LEDs                                    ent_site.htm

Patents, Wilhelm von Lieres, intellectual property
departments, application strategy, patent strategy,
Intellectual Property department, licensing agreements,
Professor Wolfgang Wahlster, cycles of innovation,
production-line principle, dynamic innovation networks,
integration of publicly financed basic research,
application development and product transfer, centers
of excellence, German Research Center for Artificial
Intelligence (DFKI), public-private partnerships

Communications and remote diagnostics, mobile and
networked household appliances, internet connection,
intelligent waste center, biometric recognition, cleaning
robots, voice control, home of the future analysis,          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Pictures of the Future, BSH Bosch, business                  tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/electr
opportunities, single households, working women,             onic_home_article.htm
teleworkers, aging population, increasing automation
and networking, Smart@Home, home delivery box,
Futurelife house, logistics, synergies

Scenario 2010, digital factories, virtual factory, process
acceleration, increase flexibility, planning error
prevention, lower costs, clothing with integrated
electronic components
Digital Production, design cycles, Boston Consulting
Group, modular production, digital factory, production
optimization, virtual trial runs, machine utilization,
manufacturing status, logistics and materials flow,
Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D), virtual digital
model, planning costs, plan production facility and
workstations, design tunnels without real test drives,
acoustics, air and heat flows in tunnel design, pressure
waves in train tunnels, mechatronics, eM-PLC software
tool, Tecnomatix, SIMATIC 57 controller, simulation
interplay mechanics and electronics, simulate
unforeseen, detection design flaws, compatible
software, Totally Integrated Automation concept, Totally
Integrated Power (TIP), SIMARIS, energy distribution
costs, machine tracking, remote monitoring and control,
as-needed maintenance, virtual planning, fuzzy logic,
SIFLOT, Lang Papier, recycled paper whiteness
optimization, optimum quality at minimum cost

Interview with Emmerich Schiller, Daimler-Chrysler,
third revolution in auto industry, integrated data model,
digital planning methods, integration product
development and production planning, Computer
Integrated Manufacturing (CIM), Digital Factory Project, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
integration existing insular IT solutions and adding      tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/indust
functionalities, Product Data Management, PDM, digital ry_articles/interview.htm
mock-up (DMU), faster production ramp-ups, revision
loops, limits of current technology, auto industry, new
materials, active and passive safety, small production
Miniaturization, miniaturized pressure sensor, chemical
industry, microreaction technology, scaling up time,
Siemens Axiva, modular units, microreactors, Institute
of Microtechnology (IMM), miniaturization technology,
flexible production, thermal conductivity detector,     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Siemens Automations and Drives, A&D, Fraunhofer         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/indust
Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT), German         ry_articles/lilliputian_factories.htm
Federal Ministry of Education and Research, continuous
production, kilogram scale, nitration, integration of
fluidic and electrical bus systems, Coriolis force,
microreformers for fuel cells

Communications, electronic tags, Moby I software,
RFID (radio frequency identification), rewritable
transponders, product and merchandise tracking,
ProjectParcelCall, global positioning system, GPS,        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
XML data format standard, field test, conductive and      tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/indust
semiconductive long-chain polymers, polymer chips,        ry_articles/transponders.htm
PODOS project, Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and
Microintegration, roll-to-roll technology, multitag
capability, extra-high frequency technology

Augmented reality, Siemens Corporate Research
(SCR), Virtual Reality Modeling Language, VRML,
Speech-Enabled Augmented Reality (SEAR),
maintenance information, 3D Voices, Very Smart          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Recognizer voice recognition engine, interface with     tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/indust
existing facility databases, more efficient maintenance ry_articles/augmented_reality.htm
and repairs, instruments with internet address, AVRIKA,
German Federal Ministry for Education and Research,
head-mounted display, data glasses with camera

Information technologies, virtual simulations, robots,
intelligent sensor and image-processing, e-business
Interview with Engelbert Westkämper, concept of digital
factory, dynamic representation, modeling and
simulation of processes, simulation helps optimization,
integrate new standards in older equipment, efficient
collection of missing data, virtual reality displays, VR,
logistics issues, remote upgrades and maintenance,
teleoperations, consistent standards necessary, self-
organizing machines, security and protection of know-
how, virtual workstations, Fraunhofer Institute for
Production Engineering and Automation, jobs

Innovation cycles, design cycles, digitization, virtual
planning, simulations, online maintenance assistance,
embedded software, voice-control, transponders,
microreaction technology

November AG, piracy, International Chamber of
Commerce (ICC), counterfeit products, encryption with
synthetic DNA, brandprotection, security label, DNA
information carrier, fluorescent dye, forgery-proof,
complementary DNA, test pen, Moby, identification
Scenario 2015, fiber optic lines, high definition video
communication, complete and automatic networking,
secure connection translation and event compression
service identifiers, portable communication terminal

Network Convergence, virtual video conference,
television from telephone line, Next Generation Network
(NGN), objects with internet address, SURPASS
architecture, IP, Internet Protocol, voice over IP, phone
and data networks, KING (Next Gerneration Internet
components), German Ministry for Research and
Education, voice and video techniques, admission
control, Prof. Cornelis Hoogendoorn, DSL, digital
subscriber line, TCP (Transmission Control Protocol),
router, IPv6, new generation of Internet Protocol, DSL
access multiplexer, DSLAM, very high bit rate DSL
(VDSL), home media server, Roke Manor Research,
home hub system, Service Deployment System,
bandwidth upgrade button, optical fibers, Internet
Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(ICANN), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF),
Internet Architecture Board (IAB), Internet Society
(ISOC), all-optical Internet, Rip-Core LightBus-based
router, Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (QPSK),
modulate laser
Semantics, semantic Web, information tailored to user's
requirements, super-informed dialog system, SInDia,
out-of-domain problem, predefined semantic
relationships, tagging Web page program codes,           http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
tagging by parsers, mobile internet, German Research tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/intern
Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), onotology     et_articles/semantics.htm
languages, Adaptive Internet Agent (AIA), Resource
Adaptive Localization (REAL), multicast method, peer-to-
peer data exchange, tag-reading software agents

Ubiquitous Computing, Mark Weiser, Xerox's Palo Alto
Research Center, Nicholas Negroponte, wireless
communication, internet standards, telemedicine,
noninteracting terminals, microsystem technology,       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
embedded systems, remote conference room, Instabus tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/intern
system, affordable data line for building services,     et_articles/ubiquitous_computing.htm
gateway access, embedded systems, security
challenges, smart homes, Elite Care Oatfield Estates in
Oregon, comprehensive monitoring

Internet of the future, access to product or service,
ubiquitous networking

Interview with Dr. Raj Reddy, all-optical internet system,
ubiquitous and inexpensive information and computing
power, IBM, Autonomic Systems, connection costs,
unicasting, broadcasting, government investment,
Qwest, increase bandwidth of fiber, killer applications,
Society, digitial divides, Lisa Servon, Internet in schools
and libraries, internet literacy, implementation in         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
schools, determine own website content, e-commerce, tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/intern
Euclides, training technicians and engineers via            et_articles/digital_divide.htm
Internet, potential for increasing prosperity of poor

Next Generation Network, NGN, DSL, digital subscriber
line, all-opitcal system, semantic Web

Cargo Mover, Weberg-Wildenrath (DE), railroad vehicle
test center, Siemens Transportation Systems Group,
automatic freight car, most goods transported locally or
regionally, timetables, use secondary lines, available all
hours, Network of Innovation, Siemens and external
partners, link to headquarters, link to ETCS (European
Train Control System), sophisticated sensor technology,
obstacle identifcation, accurate track switching

 Scenario 2020, service robots, intelligent wheelchair,   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
sensors and neurocognitive system, humanoid biped         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/robots
robot, sports robot wih fuel cell system                  _articles/scenario.htm
Cooperative Navigation Systems, self-propelled
autonomous service robots, SINAS (Siemens
Navigation System for Autonomous Service Robots),
robot teams, Hefter Cleantech, ST82 R, intelligent pilot,
Intelligent Autonomous Systems Department,
Automation and Drives Group, real-time situation-
specific commands, no external navigation aids,
dynamic operation, wireless LAN, cooperative behavior

Interview with Gerd Hirzinger, positioning machines,
avoiding liability issues, return production to Europe,
ABB (Sweden), Fanuc (Japan), Kuka Roboter                 http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
(Germany), robonauts, household assistant for elderly,    tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/robots
replacement of factory workers, medical applications,     _articles/interview.htm
prosthetics, surgical robots, Sony, Aibo, lightweight

Robot applications, market volumes, robotic
 Artificial Intelligence, AI, common sense in robots,
artificial nerve cells, neural networks, temporal
dynamics with pulsed signals, neurocognitive,
knowledge of brain function organization, specialized
functions in brain, Prof. Bernd Schürmann, Neural
Computation, Dr. Gustavo Deco, Rudolf Kober,
Intelligent Autonomous Systems Center, learning by
doing, modeling and imitating intelligence

Emotional Intelligence, robots and artificial creatures,
Dr. Bernd Kleinjohann, C-LAB in Paderborn, Mexi
(Machine with Emotionally Extended Intelligence),
trigger emotional reactions in people, roboter user
interfaces, monitor-based robots, friendly computer
voice, brain piercing

Neural implants, neuromorphic modeling, cochlear
implants, noninvasive communication with neurons,
biological microelectromechanical systems (bioMEMS),
micromachines in blood stream, find pathogens, deliver
medications, full-immersion virtual reality, nanobots,
expanding mental capacity, Stephen Hawking

Society, annual Robocup, machines with minds,             http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
cameras for eyes, robot soccer, radio link, robots mirror tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/robots
humans, golem                                             _articles/research_and_game.htm

Robots                                                     tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/robots
Siemens Venture Capital GmbH (SVC), investing in
start-ups and venture capital funds, mutual strategic
technology fields, Siemens Technology Accelerator
(STA), Siemens Technology-To-Business Center (TTB),
Siemens Business Accelerator, Siemens Mobile
Acceleration GmbH (smac)

Nuremberg Toy Fair, Elliptec Resonant Actuator AG,
lightweight miniature piezoelectric motor, piezo electric
motors have neither rotors nor gears, Dr. Björn
Magnussen, for movement of small parts with little
effort, controlled minute oscillations, piezo ceramics,
Siemens Technology-To-Business Center

Inventors of the Year, Gustavo Deco, John Mansbridge,
Dieter Reinhardt, human brain as role model, apply to http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
technical systems, petabit router, fiber optic cables, tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2002/patent
LightBus architecture, licensing negotiations, patent  _site.htm
disputes, licenses related to new standards, patents
Prof. Dr. Klaus Wucherer, global presence, local market
demands, competition from China, innovation, research
and development, trends, exploit synergies and          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
resources, top+, Business Excellence Program, cross- tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/edi
Group cooperation, knowledge management, idea           torial.htm
development and evaluation, employee motivation and
development, international networks

European Space Agency, Beagle 2, Mars, Mars
Express Mission, payload, analytical instruments, Radar
Altimeter Trigger, Roke Manor Research, Enterprise on
Air, wireless mobile personal guide, broadband
technologies, positioning precision, miniature
laboratory, fluid processes, simplify process control,
capillary electrophoresis, roll-up display for cellular
phones, electrochromatic molecules, virtual mouse for
cell phone, navigation concept, augmented reality, route
in real-time image

Scenario 2015, new materials, nanotubes, magnetic
permanent storage chips, mini fuel cell, methanol         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
cartridge, nanostructured metal magnesia foam,            tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/ma
nanostructuring concept, learn fron nature, piezo fibers, terials_articles/scenario_2015.htm
vibration damping, LEDs, technologial revolution

Intelligent materials, Rainer Nies, customizing materials,
nantechnology, bioengineering, adaptronics,
biomaterials, biopolymers, artificial spider-silk fibers,
biomorphic ceramics, materials that adapt to
envronmental conditions, Richard Smalley, Electronic       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Technology Association (VDE), foamed lightweight           tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/ma
metals, improved manufacturing processes,                  terials_articles/intelligent_materials.htm
superplastic forming, piezo injector, engine combustion
chamber, computer simulations, mathematical models,
trial-and-error, nanotubes, LED improvements,
production parameters
Adaptronics, memory metals, adapt to surroundings,
combine sensors, atomic lattice structure, nitinol (nickel-
titanium alloy), optical sensor, calcium content of water,
Holger Hanselka, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural
Durability (LBF), lightweight materials, vibration
detection, piezomaterial fibers, sol-gel process, Dr.
Dieter Sporn, Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research
(ISC), piezo as sensor and actuator, Adaptonics Pilot
Project, vibration damping, aerospace industry, crack
detection, simplify airplane safety checks, airbag
inflation, driving safety, medical electronics, vibrations
in MR tomograph

Peter Fromherz, bioengineering, biological concepts,
biomaterials as templates, biomorphic ceramics,
catalyst carriers, filters, high-temperature insulation, self-
organizing proteins, catalytic potential, gas sensors,         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
biomineralization, man-made biomaterials, prosthetic           tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/ma
devices, tissue engineering, bioreactors, customized           terials_articles/bioengineering.htm
replacement parts, piezo actuators, hybrid neurochip,
neuroprostheses, neurocomputer, brain research,
Infineon, learning network

Wolfgang von Gentzkow, Alex Zettl, nanotechnology,
polymer with nanoparticles, lens for LEDs, chip
structure, Moore's Law, field-effect transistors (FETs),
quantum-dot memory module, carbon nanotubes,
semiconducting, electrical current conducting, heat
transporting, high tensile strength, flexible, conductors,
diodes, transistors, top-down approach, bottom-up
approach, self-organization, quantum effects, magnetic
multilayer memory chips, MRAMs, photodetector with
buckyballs, conversion light into electricity,
reconfigurable logic chips, magnetization direction,
organic solar cells, polymer semiconductor
Refining new and exisitng materials, targeted
manipulation, fields of application

Interview with Richard E. Smalley, Nobel Prize in
chemistry, fullerenes, nanotechnology, cautious
investors, continuous carbon nanotubes, metallic
quantum wire, materials science, replacement of
metals, fuel cells, combustion engine, Moore's law,
computers in clothing, nanoelectronics, smart tags,
solar cells with fullerenes, solar energy

Interview with Harry Kroto, Nobel Prize in Chemistry,   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
fullerenes, green technology, molecular computing,      tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/ma
aligned nanotube bundles, metal nanowires               terials_articles/interview_with_h_kroto.htm

Combinatorial Chemistry, Wolfgang Rossner, libraries
of chemical compounds, Symyx Technologies, hte (high
throughput experimentation) AG, catalyst research,
metal oxides mixtures, suitability test, split-and-pool
technique, hydrogen carriers, auto emissions,            http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
ferromagnetic materials, dielectrics, gigahertz          tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/ma
frequency, transceiver modules, piezoelectric materials, terials_articles/combinatorial_chemistry.htm
LED phosphors, accelerate search, technical parameter
analysis, piezoactuator for diesel injection, Bourdon
spring, simulations, materials research, properties
prediction, multiscale modeling

Animated avatar faces, Liu Yanghua, Thomas Riegel,
MPEG-4, international standard, multimedia data           http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
transmission in existing networks, face location, face    tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/co
and speaker recognition, advanced lecture hall, lecture   oparations_article.htm
accessible via Internet, multistreaming technology

 Scenario 2015, biometric templates, verification, coded
voice samples, fingertip and face scans, personalized
information, electronic license plate ID, high-resolution
cameras, hand scanners, descriptors

Biometric Applications, fingerprint checkins, Hotel
Palafitte (Lausanne), Finger-Tip Reader, Infineon
fingerprint sensor chip, Siemens Building Security
Product Creation Center, Siemens TopSec ID module,
minutia, encryption, fingerprint template, hotel chains,
residential applications, vehicles, offices, fingerprint http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
biometrics, forgery-proof ID cards, Macao, electronic    tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/se
purse, voice scanning, security and comfort, speaker     curity_articles/biometric_applications.htm
recognition technology, Charles Schwab, voice-
activated screensaver, telephone access, Intelligent
Digital Passport (IDP), Smartkom project, Siemens
Virtual Touchscreen overhead projection (SiVit),
multimedia phone booth, hand gestures, shape of hand
 Biometric technology, dactyloscopy, biometrics, finger
lines, minutia, speaker recognition, background noise
suppression, non-linear template matching, user's
signature, dynamic factors, pens with contact sensors,
recognition algorithm, face recognition, HISCORE         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
project, 3D face registration, 3D hand-gesture           tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/se
recognition, iris scanning, Iridian Technologies,        curity_articles/biometric_technologies.htm
combine methods, increased security, SmartKom,
convenience, sensor, recognition software, verification,
identification, false rejection rate (FRR), false
acceptance rate (FAR)

Interview with Christoph von der Malsburg, ZN Vision
Technologies, Phantomas, automatic face recognition
system, police investigations, video sytems, cameras
with computing units

International Biometric Group (IBG), US Visa Reform
Act, biometric access, smart stores, security and
efficiency, fingerprint identification, airports, Explosives
Detection Systems (EDS), Explosive Trace Detection
Systems (ETD), Boeing Company, Siemens USA, L3
Communications, InVision
Anthony Dixon, camera training, face recognition,
license plates and barcode recognition, descriptors of
image, meta data, word-based searches, traffic
anomalies, MPEG-7 standard, Setrix Inc., vision        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
sensors for homes, pan-tilt cameras, focus and zoom    tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/se
on faces, Swiss tunnel cameras, Video Motion Anomaly curity_articles/smart_cameras.htm
Detection (VMAD), patented feature extractor, learning
algorithms, Hawk-Eye, Roke Manor Research,

Sensor Networks, miniature heat sensors with GPS,
sensor inter-communication, early hazard warnings,
short sensor range, central data evaluation, monitor
production, maintain secure data network

 Data Networks, comprehensive security architecture,
employee awareness, Computer Emergency Response
Team (CERT), cyber assaults, Kevin Mitnick, social
engineering, denial-of-service, worms (self-replicating
programs), Website defacements, webwasher.de,
Internet telephony, Voice over IP (VoIP), multimedia
applications security, intrusion-proofs logs, DirX
solutions products, access authorization, security gap
testing, smartcard processor security, German
Signature Law, electronic auto keys, truck trip
recorders, war on mobile networks, WarChalker,
WarDrivers, hackers, wireless network security, Liberty
Alliance, access code, mobile ad-hoc networks,
subscriber certificates

Interview with Marc Rotenberg, biometrics for security,
safeguard privacy, civil liberties, subject's consent,       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
identification easier, identity theft, information misuse,   tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/se
company obligations, right to access, one-way function,      curity_articles/interview_with_marc_rotenber
disclosing identity, disclosing credentials, US national     g.htm
ID card

Transrapid, magnetic levitation train, Hermann Kemper,
maglev rail, Transrapid 01, electromagnetic levitation
(EMS), electrodynamic levitation (EDS), EET 01 train,
technical readiness, Shanghai, Bavaria, North Rhein-
Westphalia, list of advantages, contact-free levitation,
high speeds

Scenario 2010, non-invasive multipurpose tomograph,
intelligent software, piezo vibration dampeners,             http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
electronic patient file, accessibility, authorization,       tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/he
intelligent software, biochip laboratory analysis, Nikolai   althcare_articles/scenario_2010.htm
Kondratieff, economic cycles

Imaging Trends, prevention, early detection, imaging
technologies, Siemens Somatrom Sensation 16 CT,
magnetic resonance, computer tomography, Heart View
CT, 3D heart images, plaque in vessels, cardiac
catheterization, German Future Prize, screening, high-
risk patients, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer,
digital mammography, Digiscan M, phosphor storage
plates, Mammomat NovationDR detector, non-contact
colonoscopy, endoscopic camera, chronic polyarthritis,
infrared light scanner, digital technology, Richard
Hausmann, Thomas Flohr, Bernd Ohnesorge, 4D
ultrasound imaging, Sonoline Antares
Interview with Jörg F. Debatin, image-assisted early         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
diagnosis, magnet resonance (MR), computer                   tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/he
tomography (CT), whole-body CT, holistic medicine,           althcare_articles/interview_with_joerg_f_deb
Praeventicum, responsibility for own health                  atin.htm

Software Solutions, standardized imaging processes,
Soarian, workflow system, Interactive Computer-Aided http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Diagnostics (ICAD), accurate and consistent diagnosis, tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/he
Lung CARE, small lung nodules, colon cancer, prostate althcare_articles/software_solutions.htm

Telemedicine, Web-based health care, MedStage,
DIADEM project, diabetics, call-center, EU TOSCA
project, prevent blindness, glaucoma, diabetic
retinopathy, automatic image evaluation, t@lkingeyes,        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
risk for a stroke, target group, screening tests, legal      tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/he
issues, electronic fitness trainer, responsibility for own   althcare_articles/telemedicine.htm
health, software agents, health checks from home,
artificial intelligence, causal networks, HealthMan,
cardiac insufficiency
Molecular diagnostics, imaging technology, Biograph,
PET, CT, metabolic changes, laboratory diagnostics, in
vivo imaging, tagged sugar solution, radioactive
isotope, contrast agents, miniscule plaques, planning  http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
and monitoring therapy, molecular imaging, in vitro    tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/he
diagnostics, biopsy alternative, pes Diagnosesysteme   althcare_articles/molecular_diagnostics.htm
GmbH, blood analysis on a chip, lab-on-a-chip,
november AG, fully automatic analysis, cancer
detection, optical imaging, fluorescence

Laboratory diagnostic procedures, in vitro diagnostics      http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
(IVD), nucleic acid markers (genes), protein markers,       tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/he
biochip                                                     althcare_articles/facts_and_forecasts.htm

Interview with John Clymer, Partnership for Prevention,     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
preventive medicine, U.S. healthcare system,                tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/he
immunizations, usage of preventive services, cost           althcare_articles/interview_with_john_clymer
effective, Healthier U.S. initiative                        .htm

Interview with Sue Barter, Royal College of Radiologists'
Breast Group, Great Britain, preventive medicine,           http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
government targets, breast-screening program, quality       tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/he
assurance, reduction in mortality, cervical cancer          althcare_articles/interview_with_sue_barter.
screening, WHO, EU mammography screening                    htm
guidelines, digital mammography

Patents, Ismayil Güracar, Andreas Kappel, Achim
Przymusinski, Inventor of the Year, Acuson, ultrasound
images, contrast agent, Automatic Gain Compensator http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
for Ultrasound Agent, Sequoia, diesel injector          tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/pat
technology, piezo injector, multilayered electroceramic ent_site.htm
component, fuel consumption, pollutant emissions,
production-engine control software

International standards, Guido Gürtler, standards, ISO,   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
IEC, ITU, product development, international              tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/pat
standardization                                           ent_site.htm

Applications, innovation, performance, costs, business
growth, effective problem solving, Postal Automated       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Redirection System (PARS), envelope scanning              tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/editori
technology, benefit customer, university cooperation,     al.htm

European train network, standard control panel,
European Driver's Desk (EUDD), virtual reality lab, LED
flash unit, built-in reflector, Osram Opto
Semiconductors, service life, ISOPur process, electrical w1.siemens.com/innovation/pool/en/publikat
voltage, industrial oils, Mechanik Center, ISOPur Fluid ionen/publications_pof/PoF_Fall
Technologies, Restrain Systems, sensor, accident         _2003/PoF104art15_1195492.pdf
victim, impact, International Auto Show, opitcal fibers,
crumple zone, Vienna, parking fee, M-Parking,
Mobilkom Austria, SMS, pocket computers, GPRS

Scenario 2015, software agents, order processing,         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
warehouse operations, automation, robots, assembly,       tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/logisti
transponder tags, storage shelving system                 cs_articles/scenario.htm
Trends, linked logistics chain, automotive industry,
Munich-Nuremberg Autobahn Traffic Management
Center, telematics, TMC (Traffic Message Channel),
SITRAFFIC, traffic-control equipment, Federal Ministry
of Transport, accident rate, variable message signs,
Traffic Eye, MOTION, emission reduction, floating car
data, fleet management, just in time, just in sequence, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Internet orders, survival factor, globalization, individual tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/logisti
manufacturing, end-to-end tracking, automation,             cs_articles/trends.htm
warehouses, mail-distribution centers, baggage-transfer
systems, bar code reader, OCR (optical character
recognition), line-of-sight connection, RFID (radio
frequency identification), inventory management,
storage temperature, driverless transport systems,
software agents, Internet-based logistics

Warehousing, robotic and computer systems, stacking
robots, mail-order companies, Ottto, Klingel, bar codes,
transponders, line-of-sight contact, Moby-R, Siemens     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Dematic, Pierau Planung, Moby, palleting system,         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/logisti
MobMan (Mobile Manipulator), RFID, Siemens               cs_articles/warehouses_article.htm
Navigation System for Autonomous Service (SINAS),
order tracking, digital agents

Warehousing, radio technology, Magellan Technology,
department stores, Kaufhof, Auto ID Center,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), intelligent
toolbox, German Association of Engineers (VDI),
German Automobile Industry Association (VDA),

Container transport, air freight, road transport, electronic
logistics, HVB Equity Research, megacontainer ships, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
German Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing,          tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/logisti
end-to-end tracking systems, automated warehouses,           cs_articles/facts_and_forecasts.htm
Postal automation, Postal Automated Redirection
Technology, United States Postal Service, address
changes, undeliverable mail, Postal Automated          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Redirection System (PARS), Siemens Dematic, optical tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/editori
character recognition (OCR), undeliverable as          al/postal_automation.htm
addrressed (UAA), forwarding reader, redirection image
controller, combined input-output subsystem (CIOSS),

Delivery systems, SkyBox, Siemens Dematic Postal
Automation, last mile, urban pick-up, delivery traffic,
Condelsys, pick-up stations. Fraunhofer Institute for
Material Flow and Logistics (IML), PickPoint,
Collectpoints, real-life test, Deutsche Post, reduction
delivery costs

Baggage handling, conveyor network, redundant
computer system, Simatic S7, frequency-controlled         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
electric motors, barcodes, photoelectric barriers,        tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/logisti
container scanners, integrated security checks, X-ray,    cs_articles/baggage_handling.htm
baggage control center, Lufthansa, Star Alliance airlines

Dr. Inga-Lena Darkow, value-creation chain,             http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
networking, logistic chain, backlogs, wasted resources, tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/logisti
transport costs                                         cs_articles/interview_with_i._darkow.htm

Professor Wilhelm Dangelmaier, planning, logistics         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
chain, short delivery times, custom production, flexible   tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/logisti
working hours, adaption, integrated conception,            cs_articles/interview_with_w_dangelmaier.ht
problem-solving approach                                   m
Simulation and optimization, value-creation chain, route-
planning software, product sales production,
international supply chains, neural networks,
Competence Center for Neural Computation, Learning
Systems in Business Processes, information focuses,
long-term supply contracts, production capacity,
inventory, customer buying habits, seasonal events,
simulation software, preferred roads, input neurons,
hidden neurons, output neurons, recurrent networks,
feed-forward networks

Transponder tags, warehouse robots, mail-forwarding
system, batch sizes, value-creation chain, automated     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
warehouses, route optimization, seamless tracking, e-    tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/logisti
commerce, delivery concepts, baggage conveyor            cs_articles/review.htm
systems, forecasting model

Siemens Corporate Research, Real-Time Vision and
Modeling Technology Department, machine vision
systems, research projects, multiple cameras, algorithm http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
stability, lighting conditions, video monitoring systems, tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/coope
statistical models, image formation process, high         ration_article.htm
dynamic image range, pan-tilt camera, 3D image

Scenario 2020, luminescent walls, Internet TV, video     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
telephony, programmable experiences, adaptable           tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/light_
lighting, holography, entertainment, information         articles/scenario.htm
Trends, Powerball high intensity discharge (HID) lamp,
mercury-free lamps, sunlight, fluorescent lamps,
phosphor coatings, electric arc, charged particle flow,
tungsten electrodes, metal halides, mercury, OSRAM
GmbH, electronics, gas flow pattern, magnetic ballast,
computational power, simulation, transparent ceramics,
ceramic burner, quartz burner, incandescent, halogen,
fluorescent, light-emitting diode (LED), organic light-
emitting diode (OLED), market, environmentally friendly,
lifetime, networked lamps, Digitally Addressable
Lighting Interface (DALI), building management,
technological convergence, adaptive lighting, PLANON,
flat fluorescent white light, German Federal Ministry of
Education and Research, electrons

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs), traffic light, lighted signs,
automobile lights, light-emitting diodes, cell phone flash
units, room illumination, optical semiconductors, Osram,
optical chip factory, chip materials, semiconductor         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
doping, quantum efficiency, chip design, power laser        tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/light_
diodes, optical resonator, light intensity amplification,   articles/leds.htm
Continental Temic, projection technology, laser TV,
semiconductor lasers, solid-state lasers, black-panel
displays, automotive head-up display

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs), on/off indicator lights, high
efficiency, long lifetime, cost per lumen, instrument       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
panel lighting, backlighting for LCDs, Strategies           tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/light_
Unlimited, high-brightness LEDs, Osram, Frost&              articles/facts_and_forecasts.htm
Dr. Arpad Bergh, Bell Laboratories, Light Emitting
Diodes, solid state technology, transistors, liquid crystal
displays, OLEDs, low voltage, oxygen-sensitive, water
vapor, inexpensive organic materials, efficiency, high
index refraction, energy savings, environmental

Organic Light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), self-luminous,
video-capable, extremely flat, Bernhard Stapp, liquid
crystal displays (LCDs), Osram Opto Semiconductors,
Kodak, Cambridge Display Technology, polymers, long-
chained plastics, iSuppli, SID trade show, International http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Display Technology, IBM, Pictiva, flip phones, car          tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/light_
stereos, household appliances, indium tin oxide (ITO), articles/oleds.htm
photolithography, spin coating, full-color displays, ink-
jet, cleanienss standards, Covion, optical filters, active-
matrix, passive-matrix, smart cards, lighting,
fluorescence, phosphorescence, Alq3, PPV, PEDT:PSS

Adaptive lighting, light management, luminous
efficiency, service life, workplace lighting, DALI (Digital
Addressable Lighting Interface), ballasts, motion             http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
detectors, building management, preprogrammed                 tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/light_
lighting, BMBF, hybrid light source, fluorescent, LEDs,       articles/adaptive_lighting.htm
Prof. Christian Bartenbach, psychology of light, visual
animals, color temperature
3D displays, Internet shopping, 3D TV, auto-
stereoscopic 3D LCD, SeeReal Technologies, 4D-
Vision, Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI), movable lens grid,
MPEG4 standardization, ATTEST (Advanced Three-             http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
dimensional Television System Technologies), surgical tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/light_
microscopes, shutter glasses, stereo projection,           articles/3d_displays.htm
biomolecules, avatar, laser holography, electro-
holography, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
colored lasers, CeBIT

Lighting research, electronic ballasts, adaptive lighting, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
energy savings, comfort, LED, high intensity gas           tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/light_
discharge lamp, OLED                                       articles/review.htm

Siemens Technology Accelerators (STA), EnOcean,
Panoratio, technopreneurship, radio signal
transmission, piezo technology, solar cells, tire
pressure, temperature, ELTEC, Karstadt/Quelle, MP3
for databases, Siemens Power Generation (PG),
parameter identification

Scenario 2015, information, home technology,
multimedia system, remote control, voice command,
health data transmission, home care system, home
diagnostic device, SkyBox delivery

User-interface design, Usability Lab, user needs, voice
command, product reliability, design, price, user-
friendliness, Nielsen Norman Group, e-commerce
companies, website visitors, Human Factors
International, software presentation, UID Center,
ergonomy, brand presentation, syngo, Soarian, software
platform, operating interface, medical technology
experts, ISO norms, intuitive operation, function and
design, spoken command, Embassi, input options,
personalization, fun of use, product attractiveness
Laboratory testing, user-focused design, usability test,
candid answers, stylus for cell phone, Bluetooth,          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Dynamic Lights, Soarian, contact with users, Connexx       tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/usabili
software, hearing aids, preliminary examination, test      ty_articles/usability_lab.htm

User-friendliness, market potential, uniformly designed    http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
webpages, Nielsen Norman Group, user interfaces,           tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/usabili
learnability, Connexx, productivity losses                 ty_articles/facts_and_forecasts.htm

Prof. Michael Burmester, usability expert, user-friendly,
joy of use, emotional aspect, Xelibri, unusual design,
user's culture, target markets, cognitive abilities, design
for all

Designafairs, control panel design, customer behavior,
customer habits, customer preferences, ergonomic         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
design, parallel hardware and software development,      tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/usabili
environmental information, organic LEDs, electronic ink, ty_articles/designafairs.htm
automatic program selection, transponder on clothing
Accessibility, elderly and disabled people, benefits of
ease of operation, Braille display, Klaus-Peter Wegge,
C-Lab, Access Initiative, Svox, Research Institute for
Technology to Help the Disabled, Bosch und Siemens
Hausgeräte (BSH), Breaking Barriers Award, model
kitchen, German Society for Gerontotechnology (GGT), http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Federal Communications Commission, Equal                tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/usabili
Opportunities for the Disabled Act, Web for All,        ty_articles/accessibility.htm
accessible website design, German Ministry of
Economics, legibility and navigation problems, Sentha,
household technology for senior citizens, smart home
project, home safety, EIB instabus control system,

Virtual beings, Bernd Holz auf der Heide, computer-
generated creature, Siemens Information and
Communication Mobile (ICM), access, Nokia, 3D
animation standard, natural-language dialogue, voice-
based user manual, Virtual Call Center Agent (ViCA),
interpersonal communication, Embassi (multimodal
assistance for infotainment and service infrastructures),
multimodal communications booth, SmartKom, avatar,
SIVIT (Siemens Virtual Touchscreen), gesture-
recognition, voice-operated cockpit

Martin Edmonson, Reflection Interactive, computer
game, Driver, 3D imagery, addictive effect of games,
usability, voice-controlled, realism, practical applications
User interface (UI) design, multimodal, user needs,      http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
interdisciplinary work, fun factor, personalization,     tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/usabili
avatars                                                  ty_articles/in_brief.htm
Thyristor valve, earthquake resistant, high voltage direct
current transmission (HVDCT), high voltage alternating
power, regional networks, heat, power loss, electrical
oscillation phases, Werner von Siemens, current            http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
rectification, alternating current, converter valves,      tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/hvdc_
mercury-arc rectifier, semiconductor element, Gui-         article.htm
Guang project, submarine cable, light-controlled
semiconductors, electromagnetic screening, fiber optic

Researchers and patents, Dr. Stephan Bahrenburg, Dr.
Peter Mengel, Shanghai, production location, TD-
SCDMA 3G standard, antenna, detailed spatial vision, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits (IMS), tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/patent
3D sensor, light-sensitive semiconductor components      _site.htm
(CMOS image converters), Inventor of the Year, license
exchange contracts, intellectual property

Dr. Winfried Büttner, patent portfolio, protection,
license exchange contracts, company takeovers, sell-      http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
offs, IP+ projects, key patent, international or de facto tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2003/patent
standard, GSM/GPRS portfolio, remote service,             _site.htm
Invention-on-Demand, synergy potential, patent strategy
Innovation, technology transfer, economic growth,
science, Helmholz Association of German Research
Centers, innovation-oriented research, cooperative
projects, Society for Heavy Ion Research, radiation
treatment, interface between science and business,
guiding concepts, joint ventures

Hannah Stockbauer, Siemens Avanto magnetic            http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
resonance (MR) tomograph, Total Imaging Matrix        tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/to
technology (Tim), high resolution, Narcisse Ewodo     mography_article.htm

Fiber optics, data transmissionn, copper-wiring
technology, COBRA Institute, Technical University of
Eindhoven, BTexact Technologies, FASHION (UltraFast http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Switching in High-Speed OTDM Networks), Optical      tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/fib
Time Division Multiplexing (OTDM), switching         eroptics_article.htm
technology, Gottfried Lehmann, add/drop multiplexer,
British Telekom, non-linear four-wave mix process

Scenario 2025, interconnection of major automated
services, automatic emergency response, Automatic     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Traffic Priority Messaging (ATPM), wireless           tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/ind
surveillance, EarlyAlert Network, public network,     ustry_articles/scenario.htm
coordinated city logistics
Shanghai, Expo 2010, city development plans,
excessive immigration, public transportation, Jin Mao
building, container harbor, bridge, satellite cities,
Automobile City, Pudong Airport, Medical Zone, coal-
fired plant, Waigaoqiao, emission limits, waste water
treatment facility, Prof. Zhang Ao, sustainable
development, Pictures of the Future for Shanghai,
quality of life, e-government, medical care, Transrapid,
TD-SCDMA cell phone standard, W-CDMA standard,

Peter Borger, Shanghai, Chinese century, public
transportation, financial sector, cell phone factory, One   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Siemens, comprehensive solutions, strategic                 tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/me
partnership, customer's business processes, mutual          gacities/interview.htm
New York, New York City Department of Health, syngo,
Soarian, New York University Medical Center, Memorial
Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Rail Control Center
(RCC), system reliability, human error, New York City http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Transit, Communication-Based Train Control (CBTC),    tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/me
Automatic Train Supervision (ATS), fiber optic        gacities/new_york_article.htm
communications network, Public Address Customer
Information Center (PACIS), hot standby computer

Daniel L. Doctoroff, New York, Economic Development          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
and Rebuilding, rebuild lower Manhatten, Ground Zero         tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/me
vision, budget deficits, call center technology, Web site,   gacities/interview_with_daniel_l._doctoroff.h
public transit, Olympics 2012                                tm

Athens, Olympic games, infrastructure, quality of life,
business environment, SAIC, IBM, Motorola, Athens
Olympics Organising Committee, C41 (Command-
Control-Communication-Computers & Intelligence)              http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
infrastructure, optical fiber network, cable TV,             tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/me
CosmOTE, Olympic Security Digital Trunked Radio              gacities/athens_article.htm
Network, Automatic Vehicle Location system, gas-
insulated switchgear substations, Olympic Ticket Call
Center, suspension bridge

Dora Bakoyanni, Athens, Help at Home phone
assistance program, digital administration and services,
Citzens Services Centres, telecommunications, holiday
destination, businesses, eastward expansion, European
E-government, megacities, OECD, e-Government
Imperative, operational efficiency, trust in government,
International Data Corp (IDC), Accenture, E-               http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Government Readiness Index, E-Participation Index,         tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/me
population growth, urban regions, megacities, telecom      gacities/facts_and_forecasts.htm
infrastructure, public education, customer relationship
management, Canada, Finland

Munich, Isar South, urban construction project, Siemens
Real Estate GmbH, Future Office

Traffic and Transport Solutions, Telematics Business
Development, location positioning technology,
identification technology, mobile radio system,
geographical information system, Traffic Management
Center (VMZ), Berlin, SITRAFFIC CONCERT, Siemens
Industrial Solutions and Services, above-ground traffic
monitoring, infrared detector, Traffic Eye, MOTION,
INVENT (Intelligent Traffic and User-Friendly
Technology), German Ministry of Education and
Research (BMBF), Balanced Network for Personal
Transportation, route planner, public transportation
systems, Nuremberg/Erlangen, driverless trains,
Electronic Ticketing, cell phone, intermobilPASS, chip
card, Easy Ride, location registration technology
Digital Cities, City on Air, Siemens ICM, unified system
platform, location-based services, A-GPS (Assisted
Global Positioning System), GSM, wireless LAN (W-
LAN), SIMON (Siemens Mobile Guide with Natural
Interaction), multimodal shopping mall assistant, free
voice dialog (Diane), IDC, electronic European
Parliament elections, Italy, Eastern Europe, paperless
administration, mobile rescue services, emergency call
management systems, PoC (Push to Talk over
Cellular), walkie-talkie functions, LEAP (Lightweight
Extensible Agent Platform), German automobile club
(ADAC), British Telecom, Space2Go, Siemens
smartcards, GPS equipment, SMS (short messaging

Intelligent Buildings, serve@home, networked
household equipment, remote control, early adopters,
Futurelife Internet, Innovation Center Intelligent House,
Internet protocol, Universal Plug and Play (UPnP),
residential gateways, MHP (Multimedia Home Platform),
cordless phones, OPCAP-DECT (Open Platform for
Cordless Applications), control cluster, instabus EIB
(European Installation Bus), radio technology, building
automation, meter manufacturers, glass-fiber (fiber-to-
the-home) technology, Optical Network Unit

William J. Mitchell, cities, buildings, virtual government, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
location-based services, privacy, online habits, social     tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/me
interactions, face-to-face communications                   gacities/interview_william_mitchell.htm
Urban regions, population growth, Shanghai, Munich, e-
government, telematics, urban infrastructure, urban    http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
regions, subway control system, Athens, Olympics,      tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/me
open urban district, smartcards, electronic tickets,   gacities/review.htm
location-based services

Inoperable conditions, GSI Society for Heavy Ion
Research, irradiation with fast particles, patient-friendly,
particle therapy, initial clinical successes, grid scanning http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
process, pilot system, University Clinic Heidelberg, GSI tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2003/par
patent, positively charged ions, penetration depth, linear ticle_therapy_article.htm
accelerator, synchrotron ring, pulsed particle beam,
defined energy

Scenario 2010, global power network                      tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/nat

Trends, World Energy,Technology and Climate Policy
Outlook (WETO), EU Commission, World Energy
Outlook 2002, International Energy Agency (IEA),
carbon dioxide emission, CO2 emission, Federal Office
of Geosciences and Raw Materials (BGR), China, coal,
Future Studies and Technology Assessment (IZT),
cogeneration, district heating system, gas-fired
generation, nuclear power, Framatome, pressurized-
water reactor, hydroelectric power, renewable energy
sources, Oil Depletion Analysis Center, oil sand,
synthetic liquid fuels, gas-liquefaction techniques,
carbon dioxide storage
Clean coal, combined cycle plants, gas turbines, steam
turbines, low-emission combustion, synthesis gas,
Clean Coal Power Initiative, Integrated Gasification
Combined Cycle (IGCC), power plant, pollutants,
Buggenum, Puertollano, Priolo, refinery residue, brown
coal power plant equipped with optimized technology
(BoA), Niederaußern, entrained flow gasification, Komet
650, VEW power plant, nickel-based materials, AD700

Emission certificates, carbon dioxide, CO2, emission
certificate trading, Kyoto Protocol, Chicago Climate     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Exchange (CCX), business opportunities, emissions        tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/nat
trading simulation, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and ural_resources/emission_certificates.htm
Innovation Research (ISI)

Carbon dioxide sequestration, Statoil, North Sea,
natural gas facility, CO2, carbon dioxide storage, carbon   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
dioxide separation, sequestration, CASTOR, ENCAP,           tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/nat
CO2 SINK, Integrated Gasification Combine Cycle             ural_resources/carbon_dioxide_sequestratio
(IGCC), synthesis gas, hydrogen-rich gas processing,        n.htm
leakage, groundwater acidification

Reserves, underwater pumping station, International
Energy Agency (IEA), deep-sea oil, oil sands, Ormen         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Lange, liquefied natural gas (LNG), synthetic crude oil,    tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/nat
gas-to-liquid (GTL), IGCC plants, Fischer-Tropsch           ural_resources/reserves.htm
process, OPEC, Natural Resources Canada, Alberta

Geothermal Power Plants, Willy Gehrer, emission-free,
volcanically active regions, Hot-Dry-Rock process,
Basel, injection wells
Network stability, blackout, German Association for
Electrical Electronic and Information Technologies
(VDE), supply and demand, Union for the Co-ordination
of Transmission of Electricity (UCTE), liberalization,
European market, pumped-storage power stations,
transmission capacity, network oscillations, high-voltage
direct-current connection, Mediterranean ring, wind
power, Morocco, FACTS (Flexible AC Transmission
Systems), damping elements, decentralized electricity
production, North American Electric Reliability Council
(NERC), sea-based wind parks, German Wind Energy
Association (BWE)

Saving Energy, performance contracting, energy costs,
Siemens Building Technologies (SBT), Rocky Mountain
Institute, Osram, energy-saving lamps, Dulux EL       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Economy Classic lamp, Sitras, energy storage,         tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/nat
locomotive braking energy, procurement costs,         ural_resources/saving_energy.htm
operating costs, Schering, German Rail (DB), Wola
Hospital, Energy Services & Solutions

Electricity production, fossil fuels, coal-fired power http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
plants, integrated gasification units, emission        tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/nat
certificates, energy-saving measures, renewable energy ural_resources/in_brief.htm

Start-ups, MotionBrige, mobile Internet, search engine,
keywords, Wizard, Classic search function, Symbian        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
operating system, revenue source, Siemens Mobile          tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/sta
Acceleration (SMAC), mobile business applications,        rt_up_article.htm

Scenario 2025, knowledge manager, memex,                  http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
multimedia information desk, data mining, compatible      tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/kn
data sets, cluster program                                owledge_articles/scenario_2015.htm
Trends, Institute for Future Studies and Technology
Assessment, service sector, information services,
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and
Development (OECD), lifelong learning, knowledge-
based society, knowledge sharing, knowledge
management, Communities of Practice, license-free
programs, open-source software, semantic web,
information quality, Google, user's needs

Knowledge management, Joachim Döring, ShareNet,
Knowledge Management (KM), AgiLiENCE Group,
Mona expert system, Siemens Information and
Communication Networks (ICN), offer solutions,
knowledge exchange, Communities of Practice (CoP),
knowledge-related added value, Most Admired
Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE)

Data mining, Dr. Volker Tresp, Christof Störmann,
Analytical Solutions Excellence Center, SAS, decision
trees, neural networks, cluster analysis, Boss,
Panoratio, clicking behavior, deviation recognition, ATM
stocking, VisDB system, data protection, Teklis,
Microsoft, Yukon, Oracle, IBM, text mining

Communities, forums, weblogs, Christoph Müller,
Knowledge Management, face-to-face meetings, Most
Admired Knowledgement Enterprise Award, Web logs,
work process documentation, Center for New Media,
Krems Danube University, Vitero software, virtual
community, open-source programmers
Craig Silverstein, search engines, public information     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
sources, accurate query, software agents, meta-tags,      tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/kn
Semantic Web, search engines, paid content,               owledge_articles/interview_with_craig_silver
accessible information, Google Answers program            stein.htm

Knowledge management, added value, KPMG, internal
knowledge, knowledge management (KM), brain drain, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Internet as information source, good practices in  tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/kn
knowledge management, European Committee for       owledge_articles/facts_and_forecasts.htm
Standardization, synergy effects

Thomas Christaller, artificial intelligence (AI), trial   tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/kn
behavior                                                  owledge_articles/interview_with_thomas_chr

E-learning, lifelong learning, Institute for Artificial
Intelligence, Zurich, experimental global instruction,
interactive multimedia technology, subject and            http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
methodological expertise, problem-solving skills,         tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/kn
blended learning, on-site instruction, Siemens            owledge_articles/e_learning.htm
Professional Education (SPE), Siemens Live Learning,
SieMap, Siemens intranet, Web logs
Prof. Eckhard Freise, knowledge gap, knowledge,
information, intuitive guess, knowledge-based society,
basic cultural skills, soft skills

Knowledge, information, data mining, lifelong learning,   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
selective knowledge, in-house knowledge, Weblogs,         tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/kn
text analysis                                             owledge_articles/in_brief.htm

History, electric locomotive, Werner von Siemens,
Intercity Express (ICE), steam locomotives, direct
current, bow collector, three-phase alternating current, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Siemens-Schuckert-Werke (SSW), single-phase              tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/ele
alternating current, LAG-1 locomotive, rail network, E44 ctric_trains_article.htm
locomotive, Walter Reichel, cars, planes, hydroelectric
power, Velaro, High-Speed Train europe (HTE)

Detlef Haje, rotary cooling system, turbines, CeBIT,
multimedia phone, data-reading device, identification
chip, security, public transportation, RFID (Radio
Frequency Identification), NFC (Nearfield
Communication), handwritten texts, PenPhone, image-
recognition system, infrared camera
Book recommendation, Management in 20XX, Gerorg          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Berner, technological trends, everyday life, corporate   tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2004/ne
managers, flexibility, individual responsibility         ws_and_book_discussion.htm

Extension of European Union, largest single market,
Asia, top+ business excellence program, synergy,
uniform platforms, reusable modules, cross-sectional
technologies, software development, TNS Infratest

Comprehensive questionnaire, international experts,
society in the future, TNS Infratest Munich, Taylor
Nelson Sofres, Science Days, communication scenario,
critical descriptors, megatrends, development in
European tradition, solidarity and sustainability,
economically dynamic development, markets and global
competition, individual responsibility, socially
responsible market economy, security
Scenario 2015, 3-D glasses, data glove, virtual world,   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
computer game, company crisis center, video              tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/alway
conference, remote services                              s-on_articles/scenario_2015.htm

Trends, Harry Strasser, always on society, data
transmission technology, WLAN, WiMAX, UMTS,
HSDPA, Siemens Communications, LifeWorks concept,
single platform, Internet Protocol (IP), packet switched,
Voice over IP (VolP), convergence trend, third-
generation mobile communications (3GPP), Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), nomadic
system, standards, Push toTalk over Cellular (PoC),
push and talk, TeliaSonera, Software Defined Radio
(SDR), WINNER research project, universal radio
technology, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
(OFDM), wireless multihop stations, antennae, MIMO

Life at work, HiPath OpenScape, user-friendly
communications, broadband applications, LifeWorks,
Softwitch, cross-network control, connection interface,
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), Siemens Network
Convergence (SNC), TV cable, phone calls, Randy
Wuerfel, uniform PC interface, top+ Innovation program,
Sync ML, data synchronization, Presence Service
Virtual Secretary, mobile Private Branch Exchange
(PBX), voice communication, Internet Protocol (IP),
VoWLAN (Voice-over WLAN), WiMAX Forum, Intel,
broadband radio technology standard, Wireless Cabin
Security, hackers, always-on society, Cabir cell-phone http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
virus, mobile personal firewalls, virtual private networks tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/alway
(VPNs), secure tunnel, standard data encryption            s-on_articles/security.htm

Interview with experts, Thomas Geitner, user-            http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
friendliness, security, battery life, Vodafone live,     tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/alway
Vodafone office, mobile data services, GPRS, killer      s-
application, UMTS, access technologies, GSM              on_articles/interview_with_thomas_geitner.h
standard, WAP                                            tm

Industry, XHQ information portal, real-time-capable
Ethernet, top+ Innovation, IndX Software Corporation,
El Segundo Refinery of ChevronTexaco, Real-Time
Operations Intelligence, NetWeaver, integration and
application platform, user-customized overviews,
Management Dashboards, end-to-end linkup,
teleoperations, virtual reality, RFID labels, logistics,
Profinet IO, field bus, high data throughput, isochronous
real-time Ethernet, WLAN, machine operation, IWLAN,
encryption, redundant antennas
Home and leisure, Surpass Home Entertainment
Solution, Siemens Com, technology convergence,
broadband internet access, DSL networks, business
areas, digital homes, UPnP (Universal Plug & Play),
Microsoft, international standards, Digital Living
Network Alliance, top+ Innovation, residential gateway,
customer-oriented solutions, DVB-H (digital video
broadcasting for handhelds), mobile infotainment, My-
Ay, Internet telephony, Skype software, Push to Talk
over Cellular (PoC), Picture Chat

Data transmission rates, DSL (Digital Subscriber Line),
Ethernet, broadband connections, eMarketer Inc.,          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), consumer             tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/alway
behavior, Industrial Ethernet, Isochronous Real-time      s-on_articles/facts_and_forecasts.htm
Ethernet (IRT), UMTS

Far East, South Korea, Japan, Kevin Morrow,
broadband Internet, e-Korea Vision 2006, very high data
rate digital subscriber lines (VDSL), Dasan, wireless
interface products, Samsung Electronics, homevita,
Korean Ministry for Information and Communication, IT-
8-3-9 Strategy, Internet telephony (VolIP), fiber-to-the-
home, Freedom of Mobile Access (FOMA), fourth-
generation services, EV-DO network, WIBRO (wireless
broadband), China, Internet penetration, broadband
connections, TD-SCDMA, FuTURE (Future
Technologies for Universal Radio Environment),
Chinese Research Initiative 863
Society, Heinz Bude, always on, social effects, privacy,
face-to-face communication, network etiquette,
information elite, flexibility, inaccessibility, information

Always online, Internet, mobile communications, VoIP,      http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
broadband transmission, HSDPA, UMTS, WiMAX,                tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/alway
comprehensive networking                                   s-on_articles/in_brief.htm

Feitoza Foundation, Manaus, Brazil, Siemens Com,
augmented reality, algorithms for movement estimation, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Global Support Center for the Java and Symbian         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/resear
community, special mouse, eye movements, Cuddly        ch_cooperation.htm
Combat, Genius Institute, Fucapi, DBA, Quality

Scenario 2015, digital auras, real-time simulation,
haptic gloves, head-mounted display

Trends, software, product functionality, embedded
systems, automotive industry, safety-critical functions,
software quality, equipment information network, route
optimization, digital pheromones, pick-and-place           http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
machines, software modularization, Object-Oriented         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/softwa
Programming (OOP), Aspect-Oriented Programming             re_articles/trends.htm
(AOP), Model-Driven Development (MDD),
Technomatrix, Digital Graffiti, digitally mark location,
GPS transmitter
Programming, machine-level programming,
prefabricated software components, design patterns
(templates), programming languages, procedural           http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
languages, encapsulated building blocks, reusable        tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/softwa
code, Model Driven Development (MDD), development        re_articles/programming.htm
tools, reliable and secure software, CARE
Technologies, automatic software generation

Security, safety-critical software, walk-through, software
syntax, program verification, unscheduled debugging,       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
system redundancy, Model Driven Development (MDD), tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/softwa
code analysis, design faults, fault tree analysis, Prof.   re_articles/security.htm
Peter Liggesmeyer, clean descriptions, reusable model

Memory chips, software market, automobile, embedded
applications, electronics, iSuppli, IDC, software   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
development, DRAM (dynamic random access            tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/softwa
memory), falling prices, electromechanical devices, re_articles/facts_and_forecasts.htm
encapsulation, standardized modules

Quality, Software Initiative, optimized processes,
Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) level,
metrics, define program code quality, syngo, platform
strategy, incremental methods, Gustav Pomberger,         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
prototyping, software development, systems               tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/softwa
engineering, embedded systems, operating system for      re_articles/quality.htm
cars, syntax errors, program sections, Fraunhofer
Institute, Quasar, Daimler-Chrysler, safety-critical
functions, code inspector, program source code
Pervasive Computing (PvC), digital aura, RFID tags,
Bluetooth wireless radio standard, Ubiquitous
Computing, task-specific processors, self-configuration,
self-optimization, self-organization, self-repair, self- http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
teaching, XML (Extensible Markup Language),              tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/softwa
household hardware network, Universal Plug & Play        re_articles/pervasive_computing.htm
(UPnP), autonomous systems, MOPS (Mobility
Communication & Policy-based Systems), security,

International development, global software projects,
Soarian, healthcare information system, IMS (IP Based
Multimedia Subsystem), IMS/SIP-enabled cell phones, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
SIP (Session Initiation Protocol), de facto Internet  tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/softwa
standard, service control, infrastructure, tapping    re_articles/international_development.htm
specialized knowledge, separation functional blocks,
independent deelopment, end-to-end functionality

Standardization, OPC Foundation, non-profit
international standards organization, open software
standards, atomation, AUTOSAR (Automotive Open
System Architcture), standardized software platform
architecture, homeserver, mixing and matching
software, Universal Plug and Play (UPnP), automatic
                                                          re_articles/standardization.htm; wrong
recognition, Internet Gateway device, wireless
                                                          article linked in English PoF website
transmission, powerline transmission, software tool
harmonization, Linux, General Purpose License (GPL),
common embedded operating system platform, Java,
standard programming language

Interview with experts, Prof. Michael Cusumano, Sloan
Management Review Distinguished Professor, MIT,           http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
usability labs, self-diagnosis program, computer crash,   tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/softwa
monopoly, software development, global business,          re_articles/interviews_with_experts.htm
German toll collection system
Patents, patent laws, Europe, U.S., software patents,
value creation, technological invention,
Competitiveness Council of the European Union, EU,
Patentability of Computer-Implemented Inventions

Software development, embedded software, adaptable
architecture, reusable components, Software Initiative,
programming methods, global teams, know-how, Code
Inspector, standardization

Polymer chips, PolyIC, spin-off, barcodes, plastic chips,
RFID (radio frequency identification), automatic check- http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
out line, silicon chips, Leonhard Kurz GmbH & Co. KG, tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/polyic
simulation models, circuit layouts, printing procedures, _article.htm
gold electrodes, conductive polymer electrodes

Scenario 2015, sensors                                    tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/senso
Trends, sensors, MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical
Systems), microelectronics, micromechanics, smaller
dimensions, new applications, disposable sensor, pill
form, affordable technology, ElekSen, flexible sensors,
textile sensors, pressure, humidity, biosensors, dengue http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
fever, Quicklab, mini-laboratory, check card format,     tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/senso
defective tires, Goodyear, tire pressure, tire           rs_articles/trends.htm
temperature, inductive transmission, selectivitiy, piezo
sensor, diesel engines, Euro V, glow plug, CS10, optical
sensor, Staudt, autonomous, self-organizing, fires,

Trends, turbine blades, radial gap, electrical
capacitance, infrared camera, optical probe
Ceramic Detectors, Medicine, Somatom Sensation 64
CT, computed tomography (CT), X-rays, light signals,
electrical pulses, photodiodes, yttrium-gadolinium oxide,
UltraFastCeramic (UFC), multi-slice system

Building Technologies, Micro-Electro-Mechanical        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Systems (MEMS), silicon, sensor, transmit information, tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/senso
cameras, monolithic MEMS, test on mouse cages          rs_articles/building_technologies.htm

Sensor Networks, self-organizing, U.S. DARPA
(Defense Advanced Research Projects), Smart Dust
Project, targeted laser beams, Scatterweb project, Free
University of Berlin, Web browser access, multihop      http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
technique, local positioning radar technology, fireman, tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/senso
PC-integrated sensor node, building security, bi-       rs_articles/sensor_networks.htm
directional radio communication, SiRoute radio units,
EU Eyes and Bison projects, Great Duck Island, UC

Biosensors, molecular diagnositics, handheld devices,
Quicklab, genetic material (DNA), proteins, SiBAanT
project (Silicon Chip System for Biochemical Analysis
Technology), German President's award, German
Future Prize, microfluidic system, electro-chemical
sensor, piezo ceramic, micro-balance sensor
Optical Sensors, 3D SISCAN, 3D cameras, biometric
procedures, imaging technology, optical sensors, 3D
vision, confocal microscope, semiconductor laser, glass http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
fiber-optical laser, laser flash, CMOS sensor, overhead tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/senso
rail power lines, diode line cameras, CS10 sensor, color rs_articles/optical_sensors.htm
pattern comparison, data matrix codes, letter-sorting,
LED lamp, X-ray tubes, hearing aids

Sensor market, INTECHNO Consulting, MEMS,                 http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
integrated network interfaces, automotive industry,       tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/senso
Infineon, Freedonia Group                                 rs_articles/facts_and_forecasts.htm

Gas sensors, gas pipes, combustion processes,
detection of illnesses, metal oxide semiconductor, field-
effect transistor gas sensor, FET gas sensor, room
temperature, diode lasers, AltOptronic, LDS 6, Sinteso,
fire detector, combustion processes, petrochemical
facilities, explosion risk

Interview with experts, Dr. Udo Weimar, cross-            http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
sensitivity, sensor selectivity, sensor arrays, disease   tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/senso
detection through odor                                    rs_articles/interviews_with_experts.htm

Sensors, car, industrial production, environment,
buildings, medicine, micro-electro-mechanical systems,
sensor communication, self-organizing, optical sensor,
gas sensor
Werner von Siemens, telephone amplifier, Siemens
Audiologische Technik (S.A.T.), Phonophor, Triano,
digital hearing aid, selective frequency amplification,
custom fit

LED runway lights, light-emitting diodes, Jean-Claude     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Vandervoorde, long service life, Dr. Heinz-Bernhard       tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2004/patent
Abel, head-up displays, safety, BMW 5 Series              s_and_news.htm

RFID (radio frequency identification) chip, patient
wristband, Web address of file, constant medical
supervision, True Point SPECT·CT technology, Single
Photon Emission CT, computer tomography, 3D
images, photo location data, GPS, chronological
Thomas Ganswindt, focus on customer, innovation,
Albert Einstein, theory and practice, competitive
advantage, aging society, synergies,

Albert Einstein, GPS (Global Positioning System),
photon emission, laser (Light Amplification by
Stimulated Emission of Radiation), Osram Opto
Semiconductors, semiconductor crystals, quantum
physics, light emitting diodes (LEDs), brilliant blue LED,
galllium nitride, optical memroy media, quantum
cryptography, fiber-optic network, Einstein-Podolsky-
Rosen Paradox

Design for All, Institute of Human Factors Engineering
and Product Ergonomics, Senior Research Group,
Horizons 2020, TNS Infratest, Generation Research
Program (GRP), Gigaset E150, auto cockpits, Prof.
Ernst Pöppel, cross-generational basic research, 50+
generation, home appliances, Bosch and Siemens
Hausgeräte (BSH), Serve@Home technology,
refrigerator with drawers, demographics, health sector,
physical labor, age pyramid, decreasing birthrate, state
pension systems, supplementary private pensions
Biomax, gene activity simulation, software-based
technique, medical technology, bioinformatics, BioSim,
side-effects, genetic disposition, acute lymphoblastic
leukemia (ALL), Bayesian network, effect of medicines

Scenario 2020, personalized Web portals, whole-body
magnetic resonance scan

Trends, automatic adaptation, individualization, human-
machine interface, product usability, collaborative
filtering, Amazon.com, Siemens Enterprise Portal,       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Siemens CX70 Emoty cell phone, self-learning            tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/per
software, multimedia messaging (MMS), avatar            sonalization/trends.htm
technology, supplier industry, common interfaces, Smart
Home project, Deutsche Telekom

Trends, modular cockpit, link cars with homes, hands-
free system, driver distraction, EasyCo multi-modal
operating concept, Passive Start and Entry Systems       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
(PASE), car keys, chip card, transponder,                tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/per
authentication process, safety, lifecycles, vehicles,    sonalization/transportation.htm
electronic systems, Top Level Architecture (TLA),
Interviews with Experts, Harmut Wandke, tailoring
devices and systems, emotional bond, practical
advantages, Apple, loss of control, adaptive
personalization, personalized service robot

Healthcare, electronic patient record, personalized
treatment, genetic information, proteomic information,
quicklab, database structure, U.S. National Institutes of
Health, European Union Commission, e-Health action
plan, molecular level, Computer-aided Diagnosis and
Therapy (CAD), decision support systems, radio
frequency ID bracelets, health card, medication errors,
Lombardy Ministry of Health

Molecular imaging, individual cancer cells, fluorescent
nanoparticles, quicklab, genetic testing, Center for
Molecular Imaging Research (CMIR), Massachusetts        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
General Hospital, CTI Molecular Imaging, whole body     tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/per
MR scan, proteins unique to cancer cells, glowing       sonalization/molecularimaging.htm
cancer cells, micro-endoscopy, radio-frequency heating,
cryoblation, software platform, MI Portal
Hospital applications, Alegent Health Lakside Hospital,
single solution environment, integrated systems,
diagnostic systems, surgical systems, lighting, building
controls, fire safety, security, IT, electronic patient
record, centralized database, information access,
authorized care givers, Soarian, Clinical access and
Health Information Management (HIM), SIENET, picture
archiving and communications system (PACS), patient
wristbands, radio frequency identification device (RFID),
RFID-enabled PDA, Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA), access tracking, computer-
assisted physician order entry (CPOE), patient safety

Personalization, biometrics, individualized websites,
users' personal profiles, car theft-proof, biometrics, chip-
based fingerprint systems, aviation security, electronic
health cards,

Data protection, data access, authorized users, Radio
Frequency Identification (RFID), Big Brother Award,
German Association for the Promotion of Public Mobile http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
and Immobile Data Traffic, cultural issues, application tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/per
acceptance, electronic medical record, access tracking, sonalization/data_protection.htm
medical chipcard, chipcard operating system,
encryption, connector boxes, data server

Context awareness, Metro AG, Futurestore, NEC, RFID
transponders, Radio Frequency Identification, antenna,
chip, inventory discrepancy, MOBY, Electronic Product
Code (EPC), pervasive computing, peer-to-peer          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
communication, autonomous equipment organization,      tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/per
machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, Railion,       sonalization/context_awareness.htm
freight cars, autonomous telematics terminal,
transportdata AG, radio-based security system, RFID-
tickets, 2006 Soccer World Cup
Personalization, consumer goods industry, individual       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
preferences, avatars, healthcare, medicine, access         tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/per
rights                                                     sonalization/in_brief.htm

Technical University of Munich, P2P network, direct
contact, ad hoc networks, fourth generation mobile
technology, IPonAir (Internet Protocol on Air), peer-to-
peer communication, PeerThings, Resource
Management Framework, multihop, Center of
Knowledge Interchange (CKI)

Scenario 2015, image transmission, radio contact, cell
phone display, automatic diagnostic tool

Trends, remote maintenance, Remote Expert Center for
Power Plants, fault correction, preventive maintenance,
software updates, plant optimization, wireless
networking, high bandwidths, higher computing
performance, larger data volumes, security, secure
network zones, encryption, Vattenfall Europe, single
service channel, Dispolok, rental locomotives,
consolidate remote maintenance

Interviews with Experts, Gerald Weiß, time factor,
expertise, plant availability, diagnostic systems,
increase efficiency, remote preventive maintenance,
data protection

Networks, remote maintainance, Gartner Group, remote
vehicle diagnostic systems, machine-to-machine (M2M)
data exchange, networked homes, electronic health
services, telemedicine
Facilities and power plants, Service for Fossil Power
Plants, Remote Expert Center (REC), combined cycle
plants, coal plants, wind power stations, geothermal
plants, combined expert knowledge, Power Diagnostics         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Center (PDC), continuous remote monitoring, anomaly          tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/re
detection, security, firewalls, encryption, Power Monitor,   mote_services/facilities_and_power_plants.
self-learning diagnostic system, neural algorithms, rule-    htm
based expert system, Remote Services Initiative,
common applications platform, PG AID, optical address
recognition, remote reading system, Internet

Machines and appliances, monitoring, repair, optimize
service response, Siras (Siemens Remote Access
System), data collection tool, status overviews,
excavator control systems, wireless Internet connection,
machine-specific Web page, cordless phone, central
user interface, Gigaset Home Control, DECT radio
module, serve@home, GAMMA wave, ePS service
center, online diagnostic data, privacy, manipulation,
encryption, access rights, medical equipment, central
platform, Mobile Control over IP (MCoIP), cell phone,

Ubiquitous video support, two-way video
communication, Visual Service Support (VSS), MPEG-4
AVC (Advanced Video Coding), H.264 video
compression standard, codec, augmented reality (AR),
Artesas project
Building technology, Tesco, Advantage Operation
Center, operational errors, Energy Monitoring and
Controlling program (EMC), gas and electric meters,
heating, air conditioning, user behavior, central
monitoring stations (CMS), Security Systems Division
(SES), break-ins, fires, leaks

Telemedicine, Soarian, health information system,
central unit, connectable measuring devices, data via
modem, mobile radio transmission, Sendsor, telephone-
based supervision, Intel, Alzheimer patients

Interviews with Experts, Siori Birgitte Uldal,           http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Telemedicine in Northern Norway, low population          tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/re
density, wireless communications, homecare personnel,    mote_services/interviews_with_experts_siri_
ECG measurements, easy-to-operate devices                birgitte_uldal.htm

Vehicles, rescue services, navigation system,
malfunctions, telematics, addresses via SMS,
automated shipment tracking, Datcom S-Box,
unmanned vehicle monitoring, C-IQ software,              http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
passenger cars, up-to-date information, TMC (Traffic     tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/re
Message Channel), sensors, drivetrain components,        mote_services/vehicles.htm
remote diagnostics, telediagnostics, rail vehicles,
Dispolok, location of locomotive, IEC trains, wireless
LAN, networks (WLAN), passenger safety
Remote services, cost pressures, remote maintenance, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
secure data transmission, cost savings, Vattenfall   tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/Re
Europe Generation, Virtual Service Support           mote_Services/In_Brief.htm

Konarka, plastic film, organic solar cells, power small
devices, nanotechnology, fullerenes, semi-conducting          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
polymers, Shell Solar, Alan J. Heeger, Nobel Prize,           tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/org
printing process, artificial light, sunlight, service life,   anic_solar_cells.htm
oxidation, humidity, poly-(3-hexylthiopene)

Scenario 2020, sewage treatment, water purification,          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
membrane bioreactors, ultraviolet light, pulsed high-         tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/ele
voltage electricity, autonomous continuous monitoring         ments_of_life/scenario2020.htm

Trends, membrane filtering plants, ultraviolet water
disinfection, unclean drinking water, global killer,
Radium, Water Technologies, reverse osmosis (RO),
tsunami, southeast Asia, Memcor AXIM, linear arrays,
multiple modules, mobile water treatment plants,
AWACSS (Automated Water Analyzer Computer
System), mobile UV system, pulsed electrical fields,
free radicals, ozone, mobile water analysis system,
online data transmission, text message (SMS), biochip,
laser light
Simulated Water Networks, storm sewage system,
SIWA PLAN (Siemens Water), flood control,
scavenging effects, simulator (SIM), training (TRAIN),
training personnel, United Arab Emirates, desalinization

Ulttrafiltration, start-up, inge AG, ultrafiltration modules, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Siemens Venture Capital, nanotechnology, drinking             tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/ele
water, multi-bore technology                                  ments_of_life/ultrafiltration_start_up.htm

Water, availability, membrane processes, Sustainable
Asset Management (SAM), clean drinking water,              http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
wastewater, charcoal filters, UV, ozone, water             tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/Ele
disinfection, water monitoring, chlorine, water            ments_of_Life/Facts_and_Forecasts.htm
management, Beijing, Olympic Games

Interviews with Experts, Catherine Day, UN Millenium
development goals, World Summit on Sustainable             http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Development, European Union, EU Water Initiative,          tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/Ele
endocrine disruptors, EU drinking water legislation, EU    ments_of_Life/Interviews_with_Experts_Cat
Water Framework Directive, Public-Private-Partnerships     herine_Day.htm
Wastewater purification, Boston, Deer Island, water
treatment plant, Siemens Water Technologies, bacteria,
USFilter, Memjet, membrane bioreactor, cannibal
process, biological process, jet of air bubbles,           http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
decentralized facilities, aeration basin, industrial       tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/ele
wastewater, pretreatment, Mewaprev (Metal Waste            ments_of_life/wastewater_purification.htm
Prevention), electroplating industry, hollow fiber module,
sulfuric acid, automatic control system, real-time
analysis chip

Conserving resources, equipment life-cycle, re-market
equipment, quality seal, integrated product policy,          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
environment-friendly design, European WEEE (Waste            tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/ele
Electrical and Electronic Equipment), AXIOM Iconos           ments_of_life/conserving_resources.htm
R200 X-ray system, Refurbished Systems (RS)

Pharmaceuticals, process technology, automatic
control, flu vaccine, bacterial contamination, U.S. Food
and Drug Administration (FDA), Process Analytical        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Technology (PAT), quality enhancement, real-time         tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/ele
product release , Pa Rel (Parametric Release) research ments_of_life/pharmaceuticals.htm
project, biotechnological processes, bioreactors, near-
infrared (NIR) spectrometers

Minimizing dangerous substances, diesel engine
technology, nitrogen oxides (NO), soot particulates, PM
filter catalyst, Euro 4 (EU4), EU5, Emitec, PM
(particulate matter), platinum oxidation, particle filter,   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
maintenance-free, fuel consumption, exhaust gas              tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/ele
recirculation, Homogeneous Charged Combustion                ments_of_life/minimizing_dangerous_substa
Ignition (HCCI), pollutants, fluorescent lamps, mercury,     nces.htm
Planon, xenon, non-toxic, pulsed dielectrically inhibited
discharge, service life, Linex, high-frequency pulsed
DC voltage
U.N., clean drinking water, sewage systems, membrane
filters, water purification, pulsed electrical fields,   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
cannibal process, membrane bioreactor,                   tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/ele
pharmaceuticals, production monitoring, toxic materials, ments_of_life/in_brief.htm
conservation of resources

Automation technology, microelectronics, solid-state
industrial automation, SIMATIC PCS 7, process control
system, Siemens-Schuckert, Building-Block System for
Solid-State Controls, SIMATIC G, Totally Integrated
Automation (TIA), flawless interaction, arc control
system, programmable logic controls (PLCs), software,
bus systems, data communication, data network, end-to-
end automation, system incompatibilities, open
architectures, uniform platform, top+ Innovation
business excellence program, Profibus, Ethernet

Dr. Paul Mathias, Dorin Comaniciu, traffic lights,
improve traffic flow, traffic guidance systems, increase
safety, image interpretation system, traffic monitoring,
stop-and-go traffic, tunnels

Digital Video Broadcasting Handheld (DVB-H),               http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
television, cell phone, pharaoh Tutankhamen, CT            tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2005/pat
scanner, integrated projector, electronic pen              ents_and_innovations.htm
Long-lived companies, continuity and change,               http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
innovations, electrical engineering, German Future         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/editori
Prize, Innovation Prize of German Industry,                al.htm

German Future Prize, Prof. Dr. Hans Meixner, Friedrich
Böcking, Dr. Klaus Egger, piezo fuel injection, Dr. Peter
Schardt, Dr. Karin Söldner, Prof. Wolfgang Knüpfer,
Straton X-ray tube, Robert Bosch GmbH, computed
tomography, diagnostic quality, CT Somatom Sensation
64, VDO Automotive, flat screen displays, backlighting
system, Osram Opto Semiconductors, Golden Dragon http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
light-emitting diodes (LEDs), ultra-thin electrochromic      tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/in_bri
film, display information, batteries, flexible mini screens, ef.htm
Pirelli Energy Cables and Systems, Long Island, high-
voltage direct current (HVDC), seasonal electricity
demand, power transmission, long distances, direct-
light-triggered thyristors, integrated overvoltage
protection, interactive digital television, Internet,
Belgacom, KPN, TV-over-IP, single source provider

Dr. Torsten Niederdränk, Acuris hearing aid, Alain
Brillon, PASE, Passive Start and Entry, radio
transceiver, Mercedes S-Class, keyless, RFID (radio
frequency identification)

Arding Hsu, China, Corporate Technology, healthcare,
communication, automation, automotive engineering,
fourth-generation mobile communications, FuTUR
program, EU Wireless World Initiative New Radio
(WINNER), OFDM, transmission procedure, low-cost
vehicle, rural inhabitants, alternative medical
technology, traditional Chinese medicine, Western
diagnostics, think tank, underprivileged groups
Scenario 2014, traffic management systems,
personalized navigation, smart cameras, security, chip
in soccer ball, laptops, Personal Digital Assistants

Trends, intelligent networking, sensors, actuators,
software, added value, synergies, Internet of inanimate
objects, traffic sector, Ruhrpilot, simulation, congestion,
bottlenecks, accidents, alternative transportation, T-
Com Haus, safety, amusement parks, Tapei 1010,
Taiwan, SiPass, access control system, EMCS, energy
control system, complete RFID solutions, Guohua
Electric Power Corporation (GEPC), cockpit portal

Trends, parallel safety tunnel, video detectors, fire,
stalled cars, congestion, Profibus data transfer system

Trends, wind manager, offshore wind parks, North Sea, http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Baltic Sea, repairs on the high seas, down times,     tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
wireless sensor network                               rking_articles/wind_manager.htm
Trends, Taiwan, Tapei 101, world's tallest building,
control room, surveillance cameras, heating, ventilation,
climate control systems, air pressure, Energy             http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Management and Control system ( EMCS), SiPass             tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
access control system, Total Building Solutions (TBS), rking_articles/buildings.htm
standardized protocols, standardized interfaces,
modular structure

Europa Park, amusement parks, Roland Mack, Hotel
Colosseo, electronic control system, Simaris, instabus,   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
building management system, Desigo system, remote         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
maintenance, high level of availability, continuous       rking_articles/europa_park.htm

Home entertainment, Myrio, Verimatrix, TV, Internet-
based entertainment, Internet-based communication      http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
center, complete Internet TV package, SURPASS          tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
Home Entertainment System, security software, multiple rking_articles/home_entertainment.htm
watermarks, pirate copies
T-Com House, Deutsche Telekom, WeberHaus,
Neckermann, Gigaset cordless phone, PDA, WLAN Hot http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Spot, authorized password, Mood Manager, real estate tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
developers, Home Automation Platform (HAP), UPnP     rking_articles/t_com_house.htm
interfaces, universal plug-and-play standard

Interview with Experts, Prof. Friedemann Mattern,
networked objects, microelectronics, wireless
communications, sensors, convergence of
technologies, reducing power consumption,
infrastructure, wireless standards, business models,
technical implementation, security, privacy

Telematics, traffic, centralized traffic management
systems, navigation systems, mobile phones, Ruhrpilot,
Traffic Management Center (VMZ), PTV AG, German
Data Association (DDG), Essen public transportation
company, Essener Verkehrs-AG, simulation
calculations, public financing, public-private partnership,
paperless ticketing system, EasyRide, Allfa (Alles
fahren), Ride Everything, negligible electromagnetic
fields,Vogtland, mobile payments, handheld GPRS
computers, SITA, London, satellite-monitoring of buses,
Seattle, satellite-based toll system, New York, subway
monitoring system

Telematics, infotainment, integrated systems, German
automobile club (ADAC), traffic jams, German Electrical http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (ZVEI),       tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
vehicle management systems, Fiat, Microsoft,            rking_articles/facts_and_forecasts.htm
standardized entry-level telematics solution
RFID Applications, interviews with experts, Alexander
Unruh, Kühne and Nagel, RFID tags, flag tags, radio
frequency identification, Rewe GmbH, electronic goods
monitoring system, delivery papers, paperless goods          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
movement system, bar codes, hand scanner, RFID               tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
gate, high water content, aluminum, radio signal             rking_articles/rfid_applications.htm
interference, Otto Group, Hermes shipping company,           http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
operating costs, transponder price, PolyIC, U.S. Food        tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
and Drug Administration, batch tracing,                      rking_articles/interview_with_alexander_unr
Limmatdruck/Zeiler, Global Positioning Systems (GPS),        uh.htm
temperature sensors, LogMotionLab, Dematic, SAP,
kanban process, Intel, Cargo 2000 initiative, applicable
standards, International Electronic Product Code (EPC)

Self-organizing telephone networks, LAN (Local Area          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Network), peer-to-peer telephony (P2P), Siemens Com          tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
Enterprise Systems, pure software solution,                  rking_articles/self_organizing_telephone_ne
conventional VoIP phones                                     tworks.htm

IT in Greenland, Inuit, directional radio system, Intelsat   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
satellite, ADSL equipment, GSM base stations, high-          tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
speed Internet connection, local switching                   rking_articles/it_in_rough_climate.htm

Industry, Industrial Wireless Local Area Networks
(IWLANs), Volkswagen, SIMATIC NET, RCoax
technology, leaky waveguide, improved manufacturing          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
quality, better ergonomics, monorail conveyors, non-         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
contact technology, from the office to the shop floor,       rking_articles/industry.htm
universal communication system, Profibus, TCP/IP,
Profinet standard, Industrial Ethernet, Maval
Airports, Dubai, Al Maktoum family, Dubai International
Airport, Department of Civil Aviation (DCA), baggage
handling systems, runway lighting, building              http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
technologies, Siemens One strategy, services from a      tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/netwo
single source, cargo center, underground passenger       rking_articles/airports.htm
terminal, IT system, temporary airport terminal, Siemens

Intelligent networking, T-Com building, amusement
parks, office buildings, traffic problems, traffic
management, toll systems, RFID chips, industrial
network systems, production quality, work conditions

Electronic security, Side Channel Laboratory, power
consumption, electromagnetic emissions, security
loopholes, chip cards, data encryption, mathematical
security, tachographs, security standard norms,
Common Criteria international initiative, dual rail logic,
constant average current, noise generator, random wait
cycles, mechanical intrusions, quantum crytography,
social engineering

Scenario 2020, night vision display, lane-change
assistant, emergency braking system, head-up display,
voice-activated systems, passenger display, OLED
display, hybrid engine, cameras
Trends, traffic fatalities, emission limits, German
Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), The
Future of Automotive 2020, safety, warning system,
International MotorShow (IAA), cars that can see,
INVENT initiative, German Federal Ministry of
Education and Research, pedestrian safety, gas          http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
sensors, Awake project, assistance systems, driver      tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/auto_
autonomy, mechanical defects, electronic system faults, electronics/trends.htm
AUTOSAR consortium, environmentally friendly, fuel
management, piezo direct injection, modular hybrid
drive systems, emissions, user-friendliness,
ergonomics, Gerico project, French Ministry of
Environment, IERSET research association

Driver Assistance, assistance systems, pro.pilot, night-
vision system, European Union, halve road fatalities,
Electronic Stability Program (ESP), U.S. National
Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA),
automatic parking assistance, traffic sign recognition,
CMOS sensor, video cameras, lidar sensor (light
detection and ranging), laser, radar sensor,               http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
electromagnetic waves, infrared sensor, thermal            tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/auto_
imaging camera, lane-change assistant, stop-and-go         electronics/driver_assistance.htm
assistant, Lane Departure Warning (LDW), camera-
controlled lane-guidance system, adjustable cruise
control (ACC), self-propelled robots, navigation
systems, augmented reality, pathfinder, head-up
display, ergonomic, road safety. gas sensors, noxious
exhaust fumes, feel-good sensors

Driver assistance systems, active safety systems, anti-
lock braking system (ABS), Electronic Stability Program http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
(ESP), adaptive cruise control, lane deviation warning, tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/auto_
blind spot warning, tire pressure monitoring, night vision electronics/facts_and_forecasts.htm
systems, Dekra
Braking systems, electronic wedge brake (EWB),
hydraulic systems, Bernd Gombert, brake lines, brake
fluid reservoir, ABS (anti-lock braking system),
electronic stability program (ESP), electric vehicles,
hybrid cars, Toyota Prius, recover kinetic energy during
braking, eStop, truck trailers, trains

Interviews with experts, Hans-Georg Metzler,
DaimlerChrysler, road safety, driver assistance, reduce
driving sttress, radar systems, video cameras, digital
maps, immediate traffic situation, intersection assistant,
combine sensor data, accident-free driving

Vehicle communications, voice commands, avatar,
digital aide, onboard infotainment system, content-
based multimedia systems, central search function,
wireless network (WLAN), GSM, UMTS, buddy-tracking
system, Invent project, German Federal Ministry of
Education and Research, mobile WLAN technology,
voice-recognition technology, Very Smart Recognizer
(VSR), array microphones, lip-reading technology,
Papageno, voice synthesizer, speech rhythm, prosody,
Diane dialog machine, personalized voice recognition
Software, open communication standard, Automotive
Open System Architecture (AUTOSAR),
interchangeable suppliers, Top Level Architecture
(TLA); Java; Open Service Gateway Initiative,
plug'n'play basis, XML-based human-machine interface
(HML), modular software

Future of Automotive study, passive safety systems,  http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
airbags, ABS, manual override, Very Smart Recognizer tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/auto_
(VSR), electronic wedge brake (EWB)                  electronics/in_brief.htm

Siemens Magnetom Allegra 3-Tesla scanner,
Massachusetts General Hospital, Bruce Rosen, Larry
Wals, Graham Wiggins, magnetic resonance
tomography, MR, noninvasive, drug development,
AutoAlign, image plane alignment, Martinos Center,
image signal-to-noise ratio, Biomedical Informatics
Research Network (BIRN), improve resolution, radio-
frequency channels, RF, Total imaging matrix (Tim)

Scenario 2015, knowledge-guided systems, computer-
aided detection, computer-aided characterization,
patient through-put simulations, remotely controlled
Trends, knowledge-driven software, learning-based
software, clinical decision support, electronic health
card, radio-frequency identification wristbands,
computer-aided detection (CAD), LungCARE NEV,
Nodule Enhanced Viewing, nodule characteristics, U.S. http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Food and Drug Administration (FDA), mammography,          tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/digital
colonography, colon cancer, PEV (Polyp Enhanced           _health/trends.htm
Viewing), U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI), National
Institutes of Health (NIH), health informatics, CADVision
Medical Technologies, cardiac ultrasound, cardiac
arrhythmia, ablation catheter

Computers in therapy, malpractice, medical errors,
Institute of Medicine (IOM), Soarian software, Center for
Disease Control, Stereotaxis Inc., angiography system,
magnetic navigation, AXIOM Artis dFC MN, joystick, St.
Georg General Hospital, catheter ablation, radiation
exposure, automatic navigation, syngo Inspace 3D
software, HipGraphics, soft tissues, during operations,
cerebral hemorrhage, angiographic C-arm systems,
AXIOM Artis dBA DynaCT, patient relocation,

Hybrid Systems, software, Symbia, CT-SPECT,
computed tomography, single photon emission
computed tomography, biograph, Positron Emission
Tomography (PET), nuclear medicine, Molecular
Imaging, FusedVision 3D software, follow-up
examinations, Angio CT Miyabi, angiographic system,
Primatom, linear accelerator, Acuson Antares Premium,
fourSight 4D technology

Information technology, image evaluation,
administration and accounting systems, medical
applications, electronic patient files, Computerized     http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Physician Order Entry (CPOEs), PACS (Picture             tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/digital
Archiving and Communication System), China,              _health/facts_and_forecasts.htm
management systems, medical equipment, India,
computer-aided detection (CAD), mammography
Health, Lombardy, citizen card, health service
coordination center, Azienda Sanitaria Locale,
confidential data, electronic prescription, regulated   http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
access rights, Lombardia Informatica, Siemens           tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/digital
Informatica, Smart Cards, guaranteed compatibility,     _health/health_card.htm
security, complete extranet, emergency systems, digital
system, GO IN, German physicians' network

Dr. Gérard Comyn, Directorate for Information and
Communication Technologies (ICT), access to quality
care, aging society, eEurope 2005 program, i2010
initiative, cost-benefit assessments of eHealth,
computer-assisted diagnosis, Open Clinical report,
preventable medical errors, better use of scarce
resources, European health insurance card

Suzhou Municipal Hospital (SMH), China, Sienet Sky,      http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
image-archiving and communication unit, user-friendly,   tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/digital
Sienet Cosmos, increased efficiency                      _health/suzhou_municipal_hospital.htm
RFID in the hospital, treatment errors, Radio Frequency
Identification, hospital central computer, pocket PC
programs, WLAN network, RFID wristbands, reliable
patient identification, monitoring heart disease patients

Passau Radiology Center, private radiology centers, for-
profit medical organization, diagnostics, radiotherapy,
joint IT platform, image archiving, therapy planning,
patient documentation, teleradiology

The Heart Center of Indiana (THCI), totally digitized
cardiovascular care facility, HealthGrades, Society of
Thoracic Surgeons, benchmarks, Electronic Health         http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Record, monitor at every bed, Medication                 tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/digital
Administration Check (MAK), patient data process         _health/the_heart_center_of_indiana.htm
administration, billing management, ASP (Application
Services Provider)

MR imaging, 7-tesla magnetic resonance tomograph,
superconducting niobium-titanium wire, Leibnitz Institute http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
for Neurobiology (IfN), spectroscopy, GABA, gamma-        tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/digital
amino butyric aicd, CEA (French Atomic Energy             _health/mr_imaging.htm
Agency) Neurospin, molecular imaging

Information tecchnology, networking, digital technology,
diagnosis, treatment planning, medical imaging devices,
automatic image processing, magnetic navigation
systems, cardiac catheters, hybrid devices, software
Siemens history, electrical engineering

Claus Weyrich, transformation of industrial research,
strategically important technologies, trendsetter,
industrial automation, medical technology, lighting
technology, mobile radio networks, power engineering,
rail automation, automotive electronics, anticipate        http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
customers' needs, Pictures of the Future, Horizons         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/corpor
2020, technological synergies, platform strategies,        ate_technology/interview_with_claus_weyric
global presence, patents, know-how protection,             h.htm
corporate citizenship, nanotechnology, biochips,
lightweight engineering, sensors, actuators, human-
computer cooperation, automatic information

Lighting, tantalum lamp, organic light-emitting diodes
(OLEDs), LED, incandescent filament, tungsten
filament, Siemens and Halske, Deutsche Glasglühlicht
AG, AEG, Osram GmbH, Heinrich Welker, III-IV
semiconductors, semiconductor lasers, IREDs, infrared,
Werner Bolton

Semiconductors and microsystems, floating zone
method, Bell Telephone Laboratories, germanium,
silicon, seed crystal, Walter Schottky, Eberhard Spenke,
Kay-Ulrich Stein, single-transistor storage cell, DRAMS
(dynamic random access memory), CMOS technology,
MEMS (microelectromechanical systems), quicklab,
microfuidic systems, microreaction technology
Computers and software, 2002 digital computer, IT,
software, embedded intelligence, information
processing, German Research Foundation (DFG), 3003
computer, integrated circuitry, computer-integrated       http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
manufacturing (CIM), computer aided design (CAD),         tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/corpor
parallel computer, synapse neurocomputer, neural          ate_technology/computer_and_software.htm
application, fuzzy logic applications, adaptive learning,
adaptive algorithms, Strategic Software Program,
Software Initiative, top+ program

Communications technology, pointer telegraph, digital
telephone switching system, Ambient Intelligence (AmI),
wireless connection systems, Bluetooth, WLAN,             http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
miniaturization, Hans Ferdinand Mayer, Echo               tionen/publications_pof/pof_fall_2005/corpor
Suppressor with Electron Relay, Hicom private             ate_technology/communications_technology
communications system, ISDN, digital electronic           .htm
switching system (EWSD), UMTS, software, Session
Initiation Protocol (SIP), Gustav Hertz

Microscopy and imaging techniques, electron
microscope, Siretom, Somatom Sensation 64,
Farbwerke Hoechst, Elmiskop I, Vidoson, ultrasound
device for medical diagnostics, Ernst Ruska, Bodo von
Borries, computed tomography, ceramic detectors, 3D
image processing, magnetic resonance tomography,
MR, Magnetom Tim machine, positron emission
tomography, PET, radioactive contrast medium, Smart
Contrast Agents, Richard Soldner

Piezo technology, sensor and actuator systems, diesel
engines, Siemens Matsushita Components, Epcos AG,
piezo stacks, inkjet printers, ultrasound diagnostics,
Piezo Laboratory, surface acoustic wave filter (SAW),
Grundig televisions, mobile phones, EnOcean, Elliptec
Resonant Actuator AG
Power engineering, dynamo-electric principle, power
generation, electrical engineering, gas and steam
turbines, combined cycle, superconductivity, fuel cells,
high-temperature superconductors (HTS), Klaus Riedle,
Global Energy International Prize, Erlangen Research

Megacities, infrastructure                              tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2006/edi
Somatom Definition, CT, Straton tube, German Future
Prize, computer tomography
Infrastructure, communication, Gigaset, cordless phone,
networked home, serve@home, Gamma wave, DECT
Health card, health care, memory chip, Mount Sinai      http://w1.siemens.com/innovation/en/publika
Medical Center, Elmhurst Hospital Center, New York,     tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2006/ne
medical history                                         ws.htm
automaticWascher, sensors, degree of soiling, aqua

Communications, DVB-H, Digital Video Broadcasting for
Handhelds, time-slicing process, digital television
standard, cell phone, terrestrial digital standard,
streaming services

broadband access techniques, triple play service,
VDSL2, Very High Speed Digital Subscirber Line,
transmission rates up to 100 mbits per second,
WayMAX, MPEG-4, HDTV, high-definition TV
mobile phone, Kick Real, C-Lab, augemented reality      tionen/publications_pof/pof_spring_2006/ne
Research and development, algorithms for cameras,
traffic monitoring, Mukul Saxena, intelligent i