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 researchers on SmartHome, Lifestyle and Industry 4.0: “Potential of activity recognition is far from being exhausted”

18.08.2015
 
Fraunhofer researchers on SmartHome, Lifestyle and Industry 4.0: “Potential of activity recognition is far from being exhausted”

Fraunhofer researchers are working on taking activity recognition to another level. The digital change will open up opportunities at home as well as at the workplace.

 

 

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3D city models: Fraunhofer researchers allow direct access to their technology

13.08.2015
 
3D city models: Fraunhofer researchers allow direct access to their technology

3D city or landscape models are a key to civic participation. An enormous volume of data must be processed for this purpose, however. The technology by the researchers of Fraunhofer IGD makes this processing much more efficient. They will show their current developments at this year’s INTERGEO in Stuttgart.

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3D printing: The future belongs to color

11.08.2015
 
3D printing: The future belongs to color

The world’s largest specialized conference on technical color sciences in Darmstadt 3D printers and their products are attracting much attention. A group of Fraunhofer researchers steps up to provide them with color. They are convinced that 3D color printing is the future and are bringing industry leaders to Darmstadt.

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Industry 4.0: Fraunhofer researcher sees great potential for SMEs

06.08.2015
 
Industry 4.0: Fraunhofer researcher sees great potential for SMEs

Industry 4.0 takes internet technologies into factories. Current studies show that this is an opportunity for SMEs. One Fraunhofer expert encourages entrepreneurs to break new ground.

 

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Biometrics: More independent children and less stress for parents

04.08.2015
 
Biometrics: More independent children and less stress for parents

Fraunhofer biometrics recommends parents rely on biometrics. Fingerprints, faces, or hand vein patterns cannot be lost like a key. Whatever provides children with more independence will keep the peace in the family.

 

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