Software Engineering

Software Engineering: New horizons to build the digital services and capabilities your company needs to become more efficient and profitable.

Secure your Digital Advantage with us

We immerse ourselves in your operations to collaboratively build solutions specific to each problem and context, from AI Solutions to Decision Support Systems. We develop projects that lay the foundations for continuous growth and build sustainable digital capability in your organisation.

Software Engineering

Digitisation for New Value Generation

  • Digital Services: creation of innovative new applications for more efficient processes. Connecting and leveraging data across the enterprise (data threads) and extracting information and value from data lakes for operating faster and more efficiently.
  • Cloud computing: Increased flexibility and new possibilities for connection, collaboration and sharing along the value chain
  • AI & Decision Support Systems: Artificial Intelligence to augment manufacturing processes for greater efficiency, performance, and profitability. Increased  cognitive capability for improved decision making and for data-driven processes.
  • Digital Twins for replicating and predicting the behavior of physical products and processes.
  • Predictive Maintenance: real-time data to diagnose the condition of your equipment or systems to prevent anomalies.
  • Detection of causality and correlation

Technology

  • Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Digital Platforms: C++, C#, HTML5, Node JS, Postgres, Kubernetes Engines…
  • Machine Learning & Deep Learning methods and techniques
  • Deep learning neural networks
  • Random forest of decision trees
  • Support Vector Machine
  • Clustering techniques (SOM/DBSCAN)
  • Dimension reduction techniques (AutoEncoder)
  • Reinforcement learning (Deep Q Network, Q-Learning)

Our Solutions

Tailor-made digital solutions for industry.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US

Thanks to the good work done between the teams of IRIS Technology and GESCASER, we have been able to get a great benefit from the end-to-end solutions development they have done for us with CTC+, a software capable of providing very detailed information of the stored grain quality as well as adding a prediction system, based on artificial intelligence tools, which learns from previous experiences in the silo, improving the efficiency of the ventilation system. For GESCASER, this software has been a qualitative leap that our customers have been grateful for.

Amadeu Casañé

Chief executive officer at GESCASER

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Research, Development & Innovation

R+D+I: Creating groundbreaking innovations to Shape the Industry of the Future

OUR EXPERTISE & MAIN AREAS OF INTEREST

Innovation Unit

Our Innovation Lab manages the knowledge and knowhow generated over the course of many years working in R&D+I projects, channeling it into innovations to boost the products and solutions commercialised by IRIS, so that we can help our clients increase their competitiveness and efficiencies. 

Collaborative Projects

Together with our Open Innovation international network we perform high-tech R+D+I projects in the fields of Applied Photonics, ICT, and Circular-Bio Economy, collaborating with leading Technological Centres, Institutes and Universities to advance the state-of-the-art and push the boundaries of technology.

IRIS Consultancy

We help our network of industry and academic partners to shape winning grant applications. We lever our skills in technology evangelism, our deep market understanding, our business and innovative thinking to lead the way in authoring highly competitive bids.   

Our Innovation Lines

We excel in the most relevant Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) for pioneering Industry 4.0 innovation

WHAT OUR PARTNERS/CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US

IRIS is a clear example of how an SME can greatly contribute to SPIRE 8 founding sectors. IRIS’ commitment since the moment they joined the association has overcome the expectations. They have a technical and human well-balanced professional team, with a high and great engagement to face challenges and pursue excellence. No doubt their vision has allowed them to seize every opportunity of belonging to our community and find new market opportunities.

Àngels Orduña Cao

Executive Director A. SPIRE

Within the framework of a European research project, Optoprecision GmbH has been working closely with the experts from IRIS for several years. In an excellent working atmosphere between the colleagues of both companies, highly professional software solutions were efficiently developed, which were tailored to the application needs in close cooperation between several partners.

Markus Nägele, PhD

Head of Department Analysis Technology at OptoPrecision GmbH

100+

R&D Projects

15+

Patents

50+

Publications

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Digital Analytics Platforms

Digital Analytics Platforms: Enabling companies to thrive in Industry 4.0 and the Digital Economy

Methodology

Agile methodology. The client is the product owner. The client has a voice since the very beginning ensuring that the solution complies with requirements and milestones.

Robust Software Quality Assurance Methodologies.

Technology

The latest technologies to ensure maximum performance: C++, C#, HTML5, Node JS, Postgres, Kubernetes Engines, among others. Cloud and microservice architectures to scale globally. Application Programming Interfaces and documentation for Open Platforms.

Proficient in deployments on both Google and AWS Cloud.

Benefits

  • Experienced Senior Software Engineering team
  • A wealth of knowledge across web and mobile development, software platform development and integrations.
  • Flexibility is our main principle.
  • Convert industrial devices into IIoT
    redefine the customer experience
  • Bring innovative ideas to market
  • Create digital-first business models
  • Extract value from data with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Prioritise data integrity with blockchain

Our SOLUTIONS

Tailor-made digital solutions for industry.

IIoT Solutions

IIoT Solutions

We convert industrial devices- such as sensors, valves, switches, field devices…- into ‘smart devices’ with the capabilities to send data to HMI and SCADA systems or the cloud.
A network of connected industrial devices and machines can collect, exchange, monitor, analyse, and provide new insights that can improve all aspects of your business.

Industrial Cloud Platforms

Industrial Cloud Platforms

Industrial cloud platforms with a deep focus on operational technology.
We build Industrial Cloud Platforms allowing data gathering throughout manufacturing production processes (and indeed across sites), in order to improve performance as well as predict failures before they happen.

AI & Deep Learning

Deep learning is a subset of machine learning where artificial neural networks, algorithms inspired by the human brain, learn from large amounts of data through Artificial Intelligence. The Deep learning solutions provided by IRIS allow machines to solve complex problems even when using a data set that is very diverse, unstructured and inter-connected.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US

Thanks to the good work done between the teams of IRIS Technology and GESCASER, we have been able to get a great benefit from the end-to-end solutions development they have done for us with CTC+, a software capable of providing very detailed information of the stored grain quality as well as adding a prediction system, based on artificial intelligence tools, which learns from previous experiences in the silo, improving the efficiency of the ventilation system. For GESCASER, this software has been a qualitative leap that our customers have been grateful for.

Amadeu Casañé

Chief executive officer at GESCASER

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Process & Quality Control Systems

We help industry integrate real-time physical chemical analysis solutions to optimize process and quality control.

EQUIPMENT FOR REAL-TIME QUALITY CONTROL

Under the Visum® brand, we manufacture end-to-end solutions to improve quality and control production processes in a wide variety of industries. Our systems based on NIR spectroscopy, Hyperspectral imaging, Raman spectroscopy and Machine Vision provide real-time information and results. Visum® brings the laboratory to the production line.

Technologies

Online spectroscopy

We combine NIRS (Near-Infrared Spectroscopy), Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI) and real-time Raman spectroscopy, among other photonic techniques such as UV and fluorescence with artificial intelligence tools and software to develop solutions for the analysis and sorting of food, grains, plastics, organic and inorganic waste, wood panels, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, cosmetics, among a wide variety of materials and mixtures.

 

Machine Vision & Deep Learning

We use our knowledge in optics, software and engineering to develop machine vision systems and neural networks -or deep learning- to distinguish and classify anomalies, characters and natural variations in complex patterns. Our machine vision systems are used for the control and analysis of defects in grains, nuts, fish, labeling, packaging, among the most popular technology applications.

 

Benefits

  • Real-time monitoring of physical and chemical parameters.
  • Industrial use and does not require specialized personnel.
  • Possibility of analyzing multiple parameters simultaneously.
  • Time savings in laboratory analysis, inputs or visual inspection.
  • Real time information to rectify processes and optimize decision making.
  • Detection of superficial foreign bodies.
  • Reduction of losses, claims and/or returns.

SOLUTIONS BY INDUSTRY

Food
Bakery & Oils
Fruits, vegetables and derivatives
Dairy
Fish & Seafood
Meat
Baby Food
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Pharma
Pharmaceutical
Chemical
Cosmetics
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Other Industries
Wood
Plastics
Waste
Other industries
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Visum™ Devices

Non-destructive, accurate and real-time analytical solutions. Get to know our Visum® line of devices.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US

The use of the VISUM Palm represents a huge revolution in terms of keeping the quality of the processes under control. This portable nir equipment brings us real-time and reliable information and cost-saving data about total acidity and the content of the polar components in the frying oil of the production line. VISUM Palm is a handheld NIR equipment that gives us useful data to determine the quality of fried products, like moisture and fat percentages. This functionality helps to save on arduous lab tasks and allows our employees to focus on other high value-added duties. The return on investment is clear and well founded.

Marina Diana

Scientific Research Manager at EUROPASTRY, S.A.

At Almirall, we are committed to quality, innovation and the continuous improvement to make our processes more effective and efficient. For this reason, last year we incorporated into our quality control laboratory the new portable NIR analyzer VISUM Palm, intended, in our case, for the online determination of different quality parameters in multiple products. Thanks to the excellent communication between IRIS Technology Solutions and Almirall, the process of developing the Machine Learning models and qualifying the device for our technical requirements has been fluid and agile. At Almirall, we know that this is only the first step on a prosperous path together with IRIS towards the implementation of other PAT solutions, framed in our commitment to the Industry 4.0 paradigm.

José Martínez

Industrial Pharmaceutical Development Manager at Almirall

In short, VISUM Palm is a robust, portable NIR equipment that is easy to use and has a lot of potential. We and Professor Elliott's team have been working in the field of food authenticity and vegetable oil speciation for several years and are looking for opportunities to make food analysis fast, portable and cost-effective. With the right application, the VisumPalm ticks all the boxes.

Dr. Tassos Koidis’ team

Research Leader and Lecturer in Food Science and Nutrition at Queen's University Belfast

Under the framework of the EU funded H2020 project, Agrimax, in Nofima we have been testing the feasibility of selected rapid and non-destructive sensors for monitoring and controlling different extraction processes. Testing the dry matter content in cutin paste monitoring, an expensive and high-resolution lab instrument from a leading brand has been compared with the hand-held VISUM Palm, yielding strikingly similar results. While both systems were capable of performing the analysis with the same level of accuracy, the VISUM PALM offers the added advantage of measuring on a quite small spot, thereby enabling high-quality spectra to also be obtained from hard and bulk samples.

Dr. Jens Petter Wold

Senior scientist at Nofima

The development proposal we jointly presented was highly challenging. Despite the unforeseen and technical/scientific difficulties, a higher than expected target was achieved and today BIMBO Iberia has Visum equipment with hyperspectral technology which we use to achieve our mission "to make delicious and nutritious food".

Juan A. Mena Gil

I+D Bimbo Iberia

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