ViGEM management board: CTO Karl Georg Esser (left) and CEO Markus Trauth (right)

Since its foundation in 2009, ViGEM GmbH has made an important contribution to the efficient validation of innovative mobility concepts. With high-performance data logging solutions, the technology leader provides automobile manufacturers and their engineering service providers with a scalable, compact tool for recording the largest data volumes in the development of automated and autonomous driving functions. With about 100 employees, a service office in Munich, as well as international distribution partners, the company with headquarters in Karlsruhe, has developed into one of the world's leading manufacturers of high-performance data loggers. ViGEM's integrated project-specific solutions consist of high-speed CCA (Car Communication Analyzer) data loggers, robust removable data storages and high-performance copy stations. With a unique data handling concept the company sets new standards in mobile measurement and diagnostic electronics.

ViGEM supports renowned customers of the automotive industry in the development of their innovative products, for example in the production of individual prototypes, in the validation phase, and in product adaptations. The technology leader has therefore played an important role for years in the qualification and validation of automated driver assistance, camera and in-vehicle network and thus in the development of autonomous driving.

Scope of services:

  • High-performance CE-certified products (hardware and software solutions)
  • Professional support in project management
  • System integration
  • Development of test environments
  • International customer service


Honors such as the CyberChampion Award 2018 and the 2. State Prize for Young Entrepreneurs 2018 underline the great economic and technical potential as well as the innovative strength of this medium-sized company. With Markus Trauth, Karl Georg Esser, Carsten Oetker and Rainer Adlich, all four ViGEM founders are still operationally active in the company, whereby the executive management is in the hands of Markus Trauth (CEO) and the Technical Director Karl Georg Esser.