Visual Computing

Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung 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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CeBIT 2015: Better energy networks thanks to smart data

03.03.2015
 
CeBIT 2015: Better energy networks thanks to smart data

Smart data applications regulate energy networks by capturing, comprehending and utilizing data. Fraunhofer researchers demonstrate at this year’s CeBIT how they help people develop data.

 

 

Out of the ivory tower

23.02.2015
 
Out of the ivory tower

Darmstadt professor and Fraunhofer director is bringing the European Academy to Germany. For one week, from September 7 through 10, 2015, Darmstadt will be Europe’s center of science.

 

(Darmstadt) The Academia Europaea is one of Europe’s most renowned scientific institutions. Founded in 1988, the association assembles among its members distinguished researchers, including Nobel Prize winners.

 

Fraunhofer 3D scanning facility tried and true even in transportation

18.12.2014
 
Fraunhofer 3D scanning facility tried and true even in transportation

It has been done. For the first time, CultLab3D traveled overseas and back on an aircraft for application testing. The scanning facility thus did not only stand out with its digitalization procedure but also with its mobility.

 

 

Open collection: Fraunhofer researchers are scanning dinosaur bones & co. in Berlin — and you can watch

06.11.2014
 
The 3d scanning system CultLab3D of Fraunhofer IGD

The 3D scanning system CultLab3D of Fraunhofer IGD will be tested at the Museum of Natural History in Berlin next week. This should explore the opportunities and challenges to digitalize natural and cultural goods quickly and efficiently. All interested parties are welcome at the panel discussion on 11 November 2014 and to visit the scanning system from 11 to 14 November 2014.

 

Fraunhofer: Health with Visual Computing

05.11.2014
 
Dr. Stefan Wesarg, Head of „Visual Healthcare Technologies“ at Fraunhofer IGD

Everyone wants to stay healthy. In addition to treating diseases, prevention is of particular concern. A competence center at Fraunhofer IGD brings visual computing into play to support prophylaxis.