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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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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Fraunhofer IGD at the SMM 2014

2014/06/02
 
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What can visual computing technologies do for the maritime industry? At SMM in Hamburg from September 9 to 12, 2014, Fraunhofer IGD will demonstrate how shipbuilders may already view yachts before they are built and how it improves the quality of underwater footage.

 

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Hessian Day in Bensheim: Life-saving floor meets stair-climbing walker

2014/05/27
 
Hessian Day in Bensheim: Life-saving floor meets stair-climbing walker

The theme days “technology in old age, nursing care and dementia” and “generations, quality of life and housing” are a main focus at the Hessian Day booth of the city of Bensheim. Visitors can expect to take a look into the future of housing.

 

 

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Environmentally friendly aircraft construction

2014/05/20
 
Environmentally friendly aircraft construction

Flying consumes resources and pollutes our environment. An EU research project is to mitigate the impact. Fraunhofer researchers are working on making the impact on the environment visible in aircraft design. The goal is making aircraft construction more environmentally friendly.

 

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The magnificent garments of Artemis: Fraunhofer makes it possible to interactively experience cultural heritage

2014/05/06
 
The magnificent garments of Artemis: Fraunhofer makes it possible to interactive

Playful visit to the museum? It’s possible with Augmented Reality. Fraunhofer researchers are bringing statues alive by making them tell their own story.

 

 

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