Milestones

2020
  • David Gschwend is nominated Department Head of the ‘High Performance Systems’ department.
2019
  • The Swiss Air-Rescue Rega puts a fully integrated VoIP communication solution into operation, which was developed for their command center by SCS.
  • Patrik Wernli is nominated Department Head of the ‘Software’ department.
2018
  • Swisseldex mandates SCS to develop its ‘datahub’, the Swiss electricity sector’s central platform for energy metering data.
  • SBB commences operations with the gDFZ (railway infrastructure diagnosis vehicle).
  • SCS celebrates its 25th anniversary.
  • Alain Brenzikofer heads the newly founded departement ‘Decentralized Systems’ with focus on blockchain and ITO systems.
  • Florentin Marty is nominated Department Head of the ‘Measure&Decide’ department.
2017
  • Since 2017, we are over 100 employees.
2016
  • The FPGA based stock-exchange allows to trade 10 times faster and absolutely fair. The Swiss Trading Box AG will further market the technology.
  • The modular design of the SBB ZKE once again enables the solution to be adapted promptly for the commissioning of the Gotthard Base Tunnel while still ensuring 100% availability.
  • The GridBox project gives rise to Smart Grid Solutions AG as a technology and solution provider.
  • Dr. Alexis Guanella leads the newly founded ‘Software Solutions’ Department with a focus on public transport.
2015
  • With the GridBox project, Switzerland’s most comprehensive smart grid project goes live in the Bernese Kiental (BKW) and Zurich Affoltern (ewz).
  • The FARO archive system enables the journalists at Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF) to  search and access video and radio material efficently.
  • SCS receives the contract for the development of central systems for the SBB “towed diagnostics vehicle” (gDFZ).
  • transports publics genevois (tpg) concludes the retrofit program for 500 ticket vending machines with great success.
  • SCS is one of the first IT companies in Switzerland to certify its management system according to SN EN ISO 9001:2015 and now also SN EN ISO 14001:2015 (environmental management).
 

 

2014
  • The first tumor patients recieve irradiation treatment at PSI with the pioneering Gantry2 technology with protons.
  • STUDER launches the CPU-based DSP core.
  • With the new wireless system REMICO, Rega has a communications system which significantly supports rescue operations.
  • SCS is awarded the excellent 4th place when participating in the “Swiss Employer Award” for the first time
  • Certification for maintainability and quality of the source code by SIG/TÜViT.
2013
  • Mercedes brings the new E- and S-Classes with driver assistance systems onto the market based on stereovision.
  • SCS celebrates its 20th anniversary.
2012
  • Retrofitting of the ticket machines for public transport service of Zug (ZVB) is completed. Successful integration into the ITV Z-Pass.
  • Public transport service of Lucerne passenger information platform is selected as a regional data hub.
  • SAT1/Pro7 adopts FARO, a digital video archive system.
  • SCS establishes its eighth department, and the company expands to 80 employees.
2011
  • Product launch of the Limmex emergency watch.
  • Roll-out of the new Swisslex platform.
  • BLS networks its own train monitoring systems.
  • The public transport service of Lucerne modernises its passenger information platform.
2010
  • SCS is ISO 9001 certified.
2009
  • Schubert brings a packaging system with integrated OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency) Cockpit onto the market.
2008
  • Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF) puts the FARO digital video archive into operation.
  • The ZKE alarm system, used for the detection of overheating brakes and hot boxes, increases safety on SBB’s rail network.
  • SCS wins the Vision Award and implements its first project in accordance with CENELEC standards.
2007
  • The NOVA 3D-Display brightens the hall of Zurich Main Station.
  • SCS gains the trust of its one-hundredth customer.
  • SCS employs more than 50 staff members.
2006
  • PSI commissions the control system of the Gantry2 proton therapy system in ‘fast scanning mode’.
2005
  • SCS relocates to larger office buildings within Technopark and is restructured into four departments.
2003
  • SCS is headed by a CEO for the first time. The Administrative Board is enlarged with two external members.
2002
  • Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF) manages its first channel with the Proteus planning tool.
2001
  • The Swiss Light Source (SLS) is commissioned at PSI with digitally controlled power supplies.
  • Anton Gunzinger receives the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2001’ award in the category Commerce/Services.
1999
  • SCS gets its first international customer project, the scope of which significantly exceeds 1 million Swiss Francs.
  • SCS relocates within Technopark.
1997
  • AGFA converts image processing in photo laboratories into digital technology.
  • SCS ceases to market its own products and instead fully focuses on customer projects.
1996
  • SCS receives the Design Award at the CeBIT/Hannover Messe.
1995
  • D950, the first digital mixing system by STUDER Professional Audio, enters the market.
  • The first industrial project lays the foundation for customer-oriented development projects.
1994
  • The Gigabooster, the first and only SCS product, enters the market.
1993
  • Anton Gunzinger founds SCS with the aim of turning supercomputer technology at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich into specific products and marketing them.
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