Embedded Software & Electronics

Embedded Systems are the hidden yet powerful core of modern world’s intelligent products. This applies for a wide range of technological areas like consumer electronics, automotive and transportation, medical and implantable devices, wearables, light modules and industrial automation. Embedded Systems enable a whole new level of artificial intelligence by processing a variety of sensor data and making responsible decisions on the actuator side. Intuitive user interfaces create new and exciting possibilities of human-machine interaction. Helbling provides the know-how of experienced engineering experts to outfit our customer’s Embedded Systems with reliable electronics, proven PCB layouts and dependable embedded software.

We help you with the following core services

Power Electronics and Battery Management

Precise management of power supplies is crucial for the reliable and efficient operation of Embedded Systems, especially in the mobile battery-powered world. Our portfolio includes:

  • Power electronics from mW to kW performance class
  • Electric motors, inverters, AC/DC and DC/DC converters
  • Battery management systems (BMS), hardware and software
  • Inductive charging and charge management
  • Calculation and implementation of continuous feedback control loops
  • EMC simulation and analysis using in-house laboratories
  • Control cabinet engineering and wiring layout
  • Test equipment for wired and wireless signals


Connectivity and IoT in Consumer and Industrial Electronics

Today’s consumer products are not just technical devices which make life easier. Intelligent design of user interfaces, sophisticated business logic and smart links to cloud services pave the way for a fascinating user experience. Our expertise covers:

  • Linux
  • Wireless communication: Bluetooth LE, WiFi, ZigBee, Thread, GSM
  • Integration of cloud services: AWS, Azure
  • GUI development with Qt
  • System updates: On the Device / from the cloud, incl. Integrity check and certificate check
  • Continuous Integration: Automated build toolchain, Test Automation, Connection to the test management system
  • IT Security for Embedded Systems
  • System development with Yocto
  • Lightweight real-time capable IoT operating systems: FreeRTOS, RIOT, Zephyr
  • Driver and application development
  • transmission protocols e.g. MQTT, TCP/IP, UDP, CAN

Light Modules

Advanced lighting for automotive and other industrial sectors involving individually controlled LEDs placed on ultra-flat PCB designs. Our portfolio includes:

  • Efficient LED driver and firmware development
  • Design and layout of electrical components and PCBs
  • Construction and verification of complete light modules


ECUs and Software

The Electronic Control Unit (ECU) is the key component of any mechatronic system. We have the knowledge and experience to develop the complete ECU under one roof:

  • Establishing hardware and software architectures for embedded systems
  • High quality design, implementation and test of hardware and software
  • Electrical engineering and rapid prototyping
  • Safety integrity requirements
  • Model based software development
  • MIL and HIL test automation

Process Regulations and Quality Assurance

Defined procedures ensure that project success is planned and trackable. We are familiar with the following regulations and procedures:

  • ISO 9001 (certified organization)
  • ISO 13485 (certified organization)
  • IEC 62304 (medical software development)
  • ASPICE (automotive software development)
  • ISO 26262 (functional safety for automotive systems)
  • EN 50128 (functional safety for rail transportation software)
  • EN ISO 13849 (functional safety for industrial control systems)
  • EN 61558 (safety for transformers and power supplies)
  • DIN EN 60335 (safety for household devices)
  • State-of-the-art PLM tooling
  • Agile project management approaches

Give us a call.

Helbling Technik Bern AG, Bern
Stationsstrasse 12
CH-3097 Liebefeld-Bern
Telephone:+41 31 979 16 11

We will advise you personally.

Helbling Technik AG, Zurich
Hohlstrasse 614
CH-8048 Zurich
Telephone:+41 44 438 17 01

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Helbling Technik Wil AG, Wil SG
Hubstrasse 24
CH-9500 Wil
Telephone:+41 71 913 82 11

We will advise you personally.


Helbling Technik GmbH, Munich
Leonrodstrasse 52
DE-80636 Munich
Telephone:+49 89 459 29 250