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Department of Engineering and Communication

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Dr Martin Neumann

Media Technology


Department of Engineering and Communication


Sankt Augustin


B 283


Grantham-Allee 20

53757 Sankt Augustin


  • Media Technology for journalists (Master)
  • Acoustics, speech-recognition and human machine interfaces (HMI) for electrical engineers (Bachelor)

Curriculum vitae

Chemist (Diplom); PhD on quantum mechanical molecular force fields; 1994 Ruhr-Universität

Lecturer at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg since 2009

CEO of innospiring GmbH since 2009

  • Conception, planing and production of the worlds first commercially available integrated Augmented-Reality (AR) see-through solution for end consumers! (universe2go)
  • Development of an IP-Energy Sensor in collaboration with the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University
  • Consulting project: Ambient Assisted Living
  • Several proof-of-concepts for diverse technologies
  • Development of a trend radar for new technologies
  • Development of a rain forecast app in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institut, Sankt Augustin

CEO of tecolo GmbH from 2008-2011

  • Development of smart home platform „iButler“
  • Project „Zukunft Wohnen“ (future of living); IHK Köln
  • Consulting on concepts for energy efficiency for companies like Rheinenergie und GIRA
  • Patent on a special process for configuring a building control system
  • Employee at Bayer AG / Bayer Business Services GmbH from 1995-2007
  • Fostering the innovation process (Head of Innovation Management)
  • Definition und implementation of best-practices (e.g. enhancing innovation culture; introducing a stage-gate process)
  • Organizing a successful innovation fair (InnoTech) to foster customer relation
  • In charge of the web based software architecture of Bayer (Head of Web Architecture)
  • Project lead for several software development projects for R&D especially lab automation
  • Design und implementation of a ChemInformatics Software Architecture
  • Leading an international and interdisciplinary team of software-developers, lab technicians and process engineers

Martin was born in 1965, has 3 sons, loves the night sky and has finished the Cologne Marathon seven times. He also likes making music and is an author and blogger.


  • Energy efficiency-display for mobile platforms
  • Doorminator - an intelligent butler at the front door (incl. energy consumption display)
  • Where-Is-Bot - projecting robot controlled by speech
  • AR/VR light saber - Digital Signal Processing (DSP) for the Force ;-)