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September 16, 2022

Winners of the 16th European Biometrics Max Snijder, Research, and Industry Awards

On 14 September 2022 the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) awarded young researchers for their outstanding works in the area of biometrics. An international jury chose 3 candidates out of a broad range of submitted high quality papers to present their significant contribution in front of the jury, the EAB members and the public audience in a virtual meeting.

September 02, 2022

Arjan Kuijper elected President of the Executive Committee of the IAPR

Fraunhofer IGD congratulates Professor Dr. Arjan Kuijper, Research Coach at the Institute! Professor Kuijper has been elected President of the Executive Committee of the IAPR. The IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition) is a worldwide association of non-profit and scientific organizations broadly concerned with pattern recognition, computer vision (CV) and image processing.

December 23, 2021

Automatic model-based teeth segmentation, numbering and 3-D reconstruction using routinely collected images

Oral health issues like tooth decay affect billions of people worldwide. The early detection as well as the treatment of those problems is an important part of today's healthcare.

June 30, 2021

Extending the Design Space of Assistive Flexible Smart Environment Applications

The thriving field of Smart Environments has allowed computing devices to gain new capabilities and develop new interfaces, thus becoming more and more part of our lives.

April 22, 2021

Automation for camera-only 6D object detection

Today a widespread deployment of Augmented Reality (AR) systems is only possible by means of computer vision frameworks like ARKit and ARCore, which abstract from specific devices, yet restrict the set of devices to the respective vendor.

April 21, 2021

Mitigating Soft-Biometric Driven Bias and Privacy Concerns in Face Recognition Systems

Biometric verification refers to the automatic verification of a person’s identity based on their behavioural and biological characteristics.

February 18, 2021

Arjan Kuijper re-elected Secretary of the Executive Committee of the IAPR

Fraunhofer IGD congratulates Professor Dr. Arjan Kuijper, Research Coach at the Institute! Professor Kuijper has been re-elected Secretary of the Executive Committee of the IAPR.

February 03, 2021

Ocean Technology Campus Rostock distinguished as future cluster

Rostock’s growth as a location and region for innovative, forward-looking research continues to gain traction.

December 03, 2020

Computer Graphics Night 2020 – Award winners

As every year, the Computer Graphics Night was looking for the brightest minds in visual computing - but this year in an unusual form: The event had to take place completely virtually.

November 20, 2020

Sensor Applications for Human Activity Recognition in Smart Environment

We congratulate Biying Fu on the successful defense of her PhD thesis "Sensor Applications for Human Activity Recognition in Smart Environment"!