The DGQ (German Association for Quality) is the national, centralised society for quality in Germany. The DGQ acts primarily as a first port of call and as a presenter and mediator for quality issues. The umbrella organisation is a registered association comprising a unique network of experts. With 750 professional members, around 5,650 individual members and 63 regional groups and 10 expert groups, the DGQ acts as a platform for sharing experiences and provides further training.

TÜV Akademie GmbH Unternehmensgruppe TÜV Thüringen was founded in 1991 and is an integral part of the TÜV Thüringen Group. With the know-how of TÜV Thüringen's experts and specialists, TÜV Akademie GmbH guarantees training and further education that is needs-based, flexible, innovative and, above all, practical. The internal pool of experts is supplemented by more than 300 external lecturers, trainers and experts from all disciplines.

Founded 1993 by the umbrella organisation of German Magazine Publishers (VDZ Verband Deutscher Zeitschriftenverleger), VDZ Akademie is the leading training institution for magazine publishers in the German-speaking countries. VDZ Akademie provides continuous education and performance enhancement for all management levels as well as specialists and executives from the media and publishing industry.

Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) is the first higher education institution in Germany to integrate academic studies with workplace training. Founded on March 1, 2009, DHBW traces its roots back to the Berufsakademie Baden-Wurttemberg. Today the university continues to carry on the highly successful tradition of cooperative education.

Flightradar24 is a global flight tracking service that shows real-time aircraft flight information on a map. It includes flight tracks, origins and destinations, flight numbers, aircraft types, positions, altitudes, headings and speeds. It can also show time-lapse replays of previous tracks and historical flight data by airline, aircraft, aircraft type, area or airport. It aggregates data from multiple sources but, outside of the United States, mostly from crowdsourced information gathering by volunteers with ADS-B receivers. Flightradar24 started as a hobby project in 2006 by two Swedish aviation enthusiasts. It is available via a web page or mobile device apps.

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