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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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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3D scanning facility of Fraunhofer IGD in use in a museum for the first time

2014/07/28
 
3D scanning facility of Fraunhofer IGD in use in a museum for the first time

Disasters are threatening historical cultural treasures. Resaechers of Fraunhofer IGD automated artifacts in the Frankfurt Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung and making them accessible for eternity.

 

 

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How biometrics wins against the password

2014/06/17
 
How biometrics wins against the password

Biometric systems have advantages and disadvantages compared to passwords. One Fraunhofer researcher believes that the disadvantages are a matter of technology.

 

 

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