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Wibu Systems

Booth number: Hall E - 976

About us

Wibu-Systems, a privately held company founded by Oliver Winzenried and Marcellus Buchheit in 1989, is an innovative security technology leader in the global software licensing market. For medical device manufacturers, the company offers the most secure and versatile technology to safeguard intellectual property against fraudulent use, reverse engineering and tampering. Its flexible internet-based licensing capabilities opens the door to new markets with modern licensing models, such as subscription, feature-on-demand, and pay per use.

The company’s CodeMeter technology is a comprehensive, award-winning suite of hardware and software-based solutions for computers, embedded systems, mobile devices, PLCs, and microcontrollers to protect the integrity of digital assets. In addition to software protection, CodeMeter offers medical device manufacturers cyber protection against machine sabotage and espionage in production environments.

Products and services

CodeMeter is the universal technology created by Wibu-Systems to provide manufacturers of intelligent devices with:

  • Protection against piracy and reverse engineering.
  • Secure and easy license and entitlement management, which includes the creation of flexible licensing models, the integration of their delivery, and the management of their complete lifecycle with your existing back office systems.
  • Security to safeguard your users against tampering and attacks from third parties.

CodeMeter highlights:

  • Uniformity: one framework for multiple platforms that supports a plethora of license containers
  • Comprehensiveness: one gateway to CRM, ERP, and e-commerce solutions
  • Robustness: strong encryption that no hacking contest could break
  • Simplicity: simple integration and transparent customization
  • Uniqueness: one dongle for standalone and network scenarios available to multiple vendors at once
  • Legacy: support and security updates delivered constantly since 1989
CodeMeter Embedded 2.0

CodeMeter Embedded 2.0

CodeMeter Embedded 2.0 is a unique runtime environment that provides software protection, license lifecycle management, and security mechanisms. It supports the complete array of platforms and operating systems medical device manufacturers typically rely upon. The modular and scalable design enables developers to integrate only the functionality they need and create a software solution with the smallest footprint possible without affecting performance.



CmCards, which are available in microSD, SD, Compact Flash, and CFast form factors, are specifically created for the secure storage of encryption keys and sensitive license data in industrial applications. Intelligent device manufacturers benefit from greater security, lower operational costs, lower power consumption, industrial-grade and small-scale design, long life and availability, upgradeability for brown-field scenarios, and versatility.



CmSticks come in a complete array of variants; CmStick/C is the most compact with USB cap and keychain ring. All CmSticks embed a smart card chip, which includes a secure storage area for cryptographic keys and the firmware. It offers 328 kByte of memory for license storage, accommodating up to 2,000 licenses with different license models even from different vendors, can be easily transferred from one computer to another, and allows for secure firmware and license updates in the field.

News & Innovations

Sirona Protects its Patented Dental System and Ensures System Integrity 

Sirona, a global manufacturer of medical appliances and the patented CEREC procedure for producing dental crowns, employs CodeMeter to protect its software against counterfeiting, ensure device integrity, and enable flexible licensing. CodeMeter encrypts the source code and code signatures to pro...| » Further reading 

Fritz Stephan Protects Its Ventilators and Implements Internet-Based Licensing with CodeMeter 

Fritz Stephan GmbH, a world leader in medical ventilation solutions, utilizes Wibu-Systems’ CodeMeter to protect its IP against counterfeiting and reverse engineering, implement a secure internet-connected software licensing solution, and enable secure system upgrades in the field. With CodeMete...| » Further reading 

Agfa HealthCare’s Pay per Use Licensing Opens the Door to More Healthcare Providers 

Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions, utilizes CodeMeter to implement time-based licensing that allows healthcare providers to use the computed radiography package in a pay-per-use scenario. Small laboratories, orthopedic doctors and other healthc...| » Further reading 


Wibu Systems
Rueppurrer Str. 52 – 54
76137 Karlsruhe

Phone: +49 721 931720

Daniela Previtali
Global Marketing Director
Phone: +49 721 931720

PO Box 1687
Edmonds, WA 98020-1687

Phone: +1 425 7756900
Fax: +1 206 2372644

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