Press Releases

Press release / September 08, 2022

Fraunhofer IGD uses augmented reality to visualize Corvey monastery in its original state

The history of the monastery at Corvey can be traced back over a period of 1,200 years, and the old walls of this UNESCO World Heritage Site are still a hive of activity today. Fraunhofer IGD has developed an AR (augmented reality) app to show what it looked like when originally constructed.

Press release / July 28, 2022

Fraunhofer IGD develops new process for the avoidance of stair-step artifacts

Scientists at Fraunhofer IGD have devised a purely geometric and algorithmic method for the elimination of stair-step artifacts in multi-material 3D printing. To avoid quantization errors, the surface of the object is modulated with a high-frequency signal. This results in geometrically accurate and color-true surfaces.

Press release / April 26, 2022

Fraunhofer IGD develops AI-based component inspection for faster changeover times

MARQUIS software from Fraunhofer IGD facilitates the mobile inspection of components in real time. Customers in the automotive sector benefit from shorter changeover times, from user-friendly operation and from lower costs as a result of less downtime on production lines.

Press release / April 07, 2022

Characterizing lymph nodes by means of ultrasound and reliably diagnosing malignant growths

Researchers at Fraunhofer IGD have developed software that will enhance the quality of information yielded by ultrasound examinations of the neck and head area.

Press release / March 24, 2022

Health advice from your work computer

At DMEA, Fraunhofer IGD will be showcasing a software package that serves as a personal health assistant to office staff who spend their working day sitting at a computer. The only extra feature required is a standard webcam.

Press release / February 24, 2022

Marispace-X: Launch of the largest European project for the digitization of maritime data

The stabilization of maritime climate, the servicing of offshore wind farms and the mapping of munitions dumps in the North and Baltic Seas all require one thing above all, namely comprehensive and publicly available data.

Press release / December 09, 2021

Optimizing cybersecurity by means of visual analytics

A six-hour outage for Facebook, Instagram and associated platforms resulted in losses running into billions for the US company Facebook Inc. But how do such problems occur and how can they be detected and remedied at the earliest possible juncture?

Press release / November 29, 2021

Fraunhofer technology revolutionises 3D printing of prosthetic eyes

Prosthetic eye replacements will be manufactured by 3D printers in the future. Fraunhofer IGD has developed a number of technologies that supersedes the current and entirely manual production of individual prostheses.

Press release / November 02, 2021

Fraunhofer Institutes present the first prototype for digital twins of patients

Optimum prevention, diagnosis and treatment in just one click: As part of the “MED²ICIN” lighthouse project, seven Fraunhofer Institutes are presenting the first prototype of a digital patient model.

Press release / October 07, 2021

Optimizing final inspection in the series production of airbag inflators with intelligent software from Fraunhofer

Fraunhofer IGD has developed the AEOLIA software package for the optical final inspection of airbag inflators, thereby economizing on time and effort in the quality management process.