By 2025, the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to network up to 75 billion objects. Currently, 27 billion networked devices are already in use.

Trends such as Industry 4.0, connected mobility or the inevitable platform thinking will further accelerate the growth and variety of applications and will certainly raise many questions.

Regardless of what stage of digital change your company is in, in the global community of MindSphere World you will find like-minded people from various disciplines who want to help shape and drive these rapid developments.

Sharing visions, exchanging experiences, getting creative together and developing use cases or simply challenging an application: That is the power of many. 

Become part of MindSphere World.


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  •  Dr. Kurt Schmalz
    The technical possibilities and opportunities of digitalization are the subject of much discussion today. However, concrete solutions in the form of cloud-based services – with clearly defined benefits for the customer – are much more important. Such solutions are needed in order to actually create a working business model from the frequently cited trend of digitalization. As a manufacturer of innovative vacuum technology and a founding member of the Mindsphere user organization, we are operating within an extremely innovative environment. We are very pleased to have this opportunity to advance the latest developments in the Mindsphere IoT platform together with other enterprises. And we are happy to contribute our requirements as a component manufacturer.
    Dr. Kurt Schmalz
    J. Schmalz GmbH
  • Michael Haag
    As users, we all face similar challenges, including data governance, meaning access to, use and exploitation of data, as well as app architecture and the uniform use of MindSphere components. From now on, we can help shape these developments and contribute our specific requirements for MindSphere.
    Michael Haag
  • Bruno Geiger
    MindSphere’s open structure offers many advantages for us as users, especially the manufacturer-neutral connection of machines and plants and advantages in the development of apps. Within the framework of MindSphere World, we can now also discuss with other users how disruptive technologies will change the world of business in general and how that will create business potential for IoT-based solutions.
    Bruno Geiger
    Eisenmann SE
  • Andreas Oroszi
    The development of standards is crucially important for the development of a worldwide ecosystem. The members of MindSphere World will therefore jointly develop recommendations for standards for MindSphere-based applications. We will also prepare proposals for solutions to enable interoperability between different MindSphere-based solutions.
    Andreas Oroszi
    Festo AG & Co. KG
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