Symonics GmbH

Symonics GmbH develops and operates innovative and customized communication solutions. Symonics was¬†founded in 2012. It is a spin-off of the Eberhardt Karls University of T√ľbingen.

Our leading expertise is based on the development of the award-winning web communication services and the standardization of the audio codec Opus. Opus is now used worldwide in smartphones and all WebRTC-enabled web browsers.

Dr.-Ing. Christian Hoene

Dr.-Ing. Christian Hoene


Christian Hoene is founder and director of Symonics GmbH. He has a passion for high-quality communication solutions. He built his first telephone switch at the age of 20. Since then, he has won numerous awards for his contributions to communication innovations.

In addition, he works on autonomous driving ensuring audio and video communicaiton to remote control the vehicles.

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award-gi¬†September 2014: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award by the German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft f√ľr Informatik e. V.)

award-ihk¬†¬†June 2012: Best formation at the third Neckaralb¬†Summit by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Reutlingen, T√ľbingen,¬†Zollernalb

award-weconomy  June 2012: Weconomy Award by Handelsblatt and Wissensfabrik

award-kmuinnovativ  March 2012 : Start-up contest at IKT Innovativ

award-bwcon¬†April 2011: bwcon “Best Business Idea”¬†Award

award-exist April 2011: BMWi EXIST research transfer