Viprinet is a German development company producing a line of unique WAN/VPN routers: The Multichannel VPN Router series is able to bond multiple different Internet access media (like ADSL + UMTS/3G) to form a highly reliable and fast corporate Internet connection at near to any place in the world. These days, Viprinet routers can be found in the corporate environment, but also in fire trucks, ships, TV stations, and hospitals. Viprinet is supporting Nordlicht 2016 by providing reliable Internet access and video stream uplink to the party.
Viprinet was founded in 2006 by Simon Kissel, widely known inside the demoscene as scamp. His heavily growing company is now distributing their products world wide, most development including all hard- and software taking place at their corporate central Bingen am Rhein. Lots of demosceners are part of Viprinet as full-time employees and freelancers. Ethics are strong, leadership concepts are innovative, and nerds are the heart of the company. You might be able to spot some of the Viprinet folks at Nordlicht among the party visitors.
Individual Computers is a German computer hardware company specializing in retrocomputing accessories for the Commodore 64, Amiga, and PC platforms. The company is owned and run by Jens Schönfeld and is already in business for over 20 years. Individual Computers is highly recognized in the scene for excellent hardware products for current and retro-computers such as Amiga and C64.
The "Oldenburger Computermuseum" is dedicated to providing hands-on displays of home computers and arcade machines from the 1970s and 1980s eras. Some of their exhibits you will be able to check out at Nordlicht Demoparty, where they will be outfitting this year's retro gaming corner.