Günter Obiltschnig is a software engineer and entrepreneur from Carinthia, Austria.
In 2004, Günter started the POCO C++ Libraries open source project. He still leads the project and regularly contributes code to it. The POCO C++ Libraries are highly regarded due to their rich features, ease of use and quality of implementation and have been widely used by leading companies worldwide. In 2013, Günter started to work on what is now known as macchina.io, an open source toolkit for building IoT applications.
As an entrepreneur, Günter is the founder and managing director of Applied Informatics Software Engineering GmbH.
Tinkerforge is an open source hardware platform of stackable microcontroller building blocks (Bricks) that can control different modules (Bricklets), typically sensors or I/O devices. Tinkerforge devices are connected to a computer via USB. Alternatively, the RED Brick, a tiny, 40×40 mm Linux computer can be used.