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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HANOVER FAIR 2015: Fraunhofer IGD presents high-tech solutions for underwater applications

09.04.2015
 
HANOVER FAIR 2015:  Fraunhofer IGD presents high-tech solutions for underwater applications

From the coast to the deep sea – The ocean offers various forms of utilization for the maritime industry. How these may be accessed by means of special visual computing technologies will be presented by the Fraunhofer researchers at this year’s Hanover Fair.

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First edition of the VC-Report - Video Podcasts 2015 online

19.03.2015
 
First edition of the VC-Report - Video Podcasts 2015 online

Right on time for the start of spring, the first edition of our »Visual Computing Report - Video Podcasts« in 2015 is online.

 

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CeBIT 2015: Big information cleverly illustrated

12.03.2015
 
CeBIT 2015: Big information cleverly illustrated

Informing, deciding and communicating is facilitated by Fraunhofer technologies. Visualizations make large amounts of data comprehensible and assist in urban planning, environmental or tourism issues.

 

(Darmstadt/Rostock/Graz) Visual aids make it easier for people to access information. Fraunhofer technologies help people’s visual imagination when it comes to accessing abstract, complex or particularly large amounts of data. They process, link and visualize the data in such a way that even non-experts will be able to understand them.

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Experts for project software bring Fraunhofer on board

11.03.2015
 
Experts for project software bring Fraunhofer on board

think project!, the provider of the project platform by the same name and expert for cross-enterprise collaboration, has developed a solution for the quick utilization of digital building data. In terms of visualization, think project! is now supported by Fraunhofer IGD.

 

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Fraunhofer web technology allows quick visualization of 3D printing models

11.03.2015
 
Fraunhofer web technology allows quick visualization of 3D printing models

Objects can meanwhile be printed three-dimensionally. However, the customer’s printing data are often faulty and cannot be printed three-dimensionally without any automated processing. A new interactive tool is to improve this process.

 

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