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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Fraunhofer @ Hanover Fair 2014: Virtual and digital factory are merging

2014/04/03
 
Fraunhofer @ Hanover Fair 2014:  Virtual and digital factory are merging

Researchers of Fraunhofer IGD are working on making the production processes inside a factory comprehensible. For this purpose, they are realizing a constant alignment of real and digital world, thus allowing for an evolution whose status they will present at this year’s Hanover Fair.

 

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HANOVER FAIR 2014: Fraunhofer assisting assemblymen

2014/04/01
 
HANOVER FAIR 2014: Fraunhofer assisting assemblymen

Machines and plants should be assembled as quickly as possible and without any delays. Tablet PCs, smartphones and smartwatches can help assemblymen do their jobs. The Fraunhofer researchers are showing just how this works at this year’s Hanover Fair.

 

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CeBIT 2014: How to effectively use large data volumes

2014/03/03
 
CeBIT 2014: How to effectively use large data volumes

“Datability” is the main topic of CeBIT 2014. The goal of allowing people to interactively use large data volumes is the focus of the trade show. How this becomes possible is shown by the researchers of Fraunhofer IGD in Hanover.

 

 

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Fraunhofer launches a new forum for the use of 3D computer graphics

2014/01/30
 
Fraunhofer launches a new forum for the use of 3D computer graphics

The future of the oceans is coming in the focus of research. In the process, 3D computer graphics are becoming more important for the maritime economic area. With the 3D maritim forum, Fraunhofer IGD establishes a central contact for all parties interested in the use of 3D in shipbuilding, ship operation and maritime technology.

 

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Fraunhofer researchers develop safety floor

2014/01/16
 
Fraunhofer researchers develop safety floor

For senior citizens in particular, the risk of accidents increases with age. Falls are among the most common causes of severe injuries. With CapFloor, Fraunhofer researchers have developed a system helping to recognize falls.

 

 

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