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

2014/11/06
 
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.

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Fraunhofer: Health with Visual Computing

2014/11/05
 
Dr. Stefan Wesarg, Head of „Visual Healthcare Technologies“ at Fraunhofer IGD

Everyone wants to stay healthy. Aside from treating diseases, prevention is therefore of particular concern. A competence center at Fraunhofer IGD brings visual computing into play. The researchers are thus also supporting prophylaxis.

 

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INTERGEO 2014: Utilizing geodata three-dimensionally

2014/10/07
 
INTERGEO 2014: Utilizing geodata three-dimensionally

Digital geographic data are one of the bases of our information society. How these data can be used interactively for construction projects is shown by Fraunhofer IGD at this year’s INTERGEO in Berlin.

 

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SMM 2014: Virtual design of ship cabins by computer

2014/09/04
 
SMM 2014: Virtual design of ship cabins by computer

Leather, wood or cloth? So far, the owner had to make these decisions without any visual reference to the actual ship’s interior. Fraunhofer IGD shows how this will be easier in the future at SMM 2014 in Hamburg, Germany, from September 9 through 12.

 

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SMM 2014: Fraunhofer researchers improve underwater images

2014/09/01
 
SMM 2014: Fraunhofer researchers improve underwater images

Videos and images of the submarine world are important for the maritime industry. How underwater images can be improved and evaluated is shown by the researchers of Fraunhofer IGD at this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Germany, from September 9 through 12. The submarine world is becoming more transparent.

 

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