Visual Computing

Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD

Fraunhofer IGD is the world's leading institute for applied research in Visual Computing. Visual Computing is image- and model-based information technology and includes computer graphics, computer vision, as well as virtual and augmented reality.

We develop prototypes and complete solutions based on customer-specific requirements. Our research and development projects are directly applicable to current problems in the economy.

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SMM 2014: Virtual design of ship cabins by computer

2014/09/04
 
SMM 2014: Virtual design of ship cabins by computer

Leather, wood or cloth? So far, the owner had to make these decisions without any visual reference to the actual ship’s interior. Fraunhofer IGD shows how this will be easier in the future at SMM 2014 in Hamburg, Germany, from September 9 through 12.

 

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SMM 2014: Fraunhofer researchers improve underwater images

2014/09/01
 
SMM 2014: Fraunhofer researchers improve underwater images

Videos and images of the submarine world are important for the maritime industry. How underwater images can be improved and evaluated is shown by the researchers of Fraunhofer IGD at this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Germany, from September 9 through 12. The submarine world is becoming more transparent.

 

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Policy Modeling Book published

2014/08/07
 
Handbook of Research on Advanced ICT Integration for Governance and Policy Model

The FUPOL consortium is proud to announce that as of the 30th June 2014 the book:
Handbook of Research on Advanced ICT Integration for Governance and Policy Modeling
written by Peter Sonntagbauer (Cellent AG, Austria), Kawa Nazemi (Fraunhofer IGD, Germany), Susanne Sonntagbauer (Cellent AG, Österreich), Giorgio Prister (Major Cities of Europe, Italien) and Dirk Burkhardt (Fraunhofer IGD, Germany) – all are partners of the FUPOL project - has been released.

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VC-Report - Video Podcast

2014/08/05
 
Visual Computing Report - Video Podcast

Our "Visual Computing Report" will be published quarterly [http://s.fhg.de/Visual-Computing-Report] and gives you an overview on current research projects. Now, there is a new video podcast! Our researchers show you the developments in their labs.

 

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Fraunhofer technology thrills Frankfurt museum

2014/07/31
 
Fraunhofer technology thrills Frankfurt museum

Disasters are threatening historic cultural treasures. For the first time last week, Fraunhofer researchers automated 3D reconstruction of artifacts in the Frankfurt Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, making them accessible for eternity.

 

 

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