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SMM 2016: Improved underwater vision by means of visual computing
   SMM 2016: Maritime 4.0 – Interactively using highly detailed 3D ship models anywhere
Industrie 4.0: Delegation from Singapore visited Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt to learn about internet technologies
Fraunhofer IGD at the SMM 2016
Fraunhofer IGD at the SIGGRAPH 2016
3D Printing: Fraunhofer technology thrills US moviemakers © Image LAIKA
Hannover Messe 2016: Interactive flow simulation in real time
Hannover Messe 2016: Improving compressors via the cloud

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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OCEANS’16 – Fraunhofer research on Visual Computing under water

19.09.2016
 
OCEANS’16 – Fraunhofer research on Visual Computing under water

From September 19 to 22, the international conference and fair MTS/IEEE OCEANS’16 opens its doors in Monterey, California. Experts in the fields of marine technology, research and science exchange views and engage in discussions. Fraunhofer research on Visual Computing under water will be introduced as well.

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SMM 2016: Improved underwater vision by means of visual computing

07.09.2016
 
SMM 2016: Improved underwater vision by means of visual computing

From the coast to the deep sea – oceans provide economic forms of use. The Fraunhofer researchers will present how these can be developed by means of visual computing technologies at SMM 2016 in Hamburg.

 

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SMM 2016: Maritime 4.0 – Interactively using highly detailed 3D ship models anywhere

01.09.2016
 
  SMM 2016: Maritime 4.0 – Interactively using highly detailed 3D ship models anywhere

Digital 3D models are essential for the shipbuilding industry and comprise all design data. These are hardly reverted to in operation, however. At this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Fraunhofer researchers will demonstrate how the 3D data can provide added value even on mobile devices.

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Industrie 4.0: Delegation from Singapore visited Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt to learn about internet technologies

26.07.2016
 
Industrie 4.0: Delegation from Singapore visited Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt to learn about internet technologies

With Industrie 4.0, internet technologies are entering factory halls. In early July, a group of Singapore government officials visited Fraunhofer IGD to better understand its research efforts in this area.

 

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3D Printing: Fraunhofer technology thrills US moviemakers

31.05.2016
 
3D Printing: Fraunhofer technology thrills US moviemakers

The features of 3D printing are significant for the movie industry. The US animation studio LAIKA, relies on using the cutting edge software and 3D printing hardware to make its films. A new collaboration with Fraunhofer and Stratasys now adds the ability to print thousands of precise colors and subtle gradients in plastic, achieving color accuracy unseen in the past.

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