• How can sculptures and artifacts be made accessible to people all over the world and conserved for posterity? By using the CultLab3D concept. Developed by Fraunhofer IGD, this scan technology impressed with its innovative approach at this year's Digital Leader Award, winning the Special Award for Innovation.

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  • People working in business and research are often overwhelmed by an excessive variety of file formats and software products. This presents a challenge when it comes to getting a standardized view of data. Data driven design tackles this very problem and was also the topic for this year's Fireside Gathering at Fraunhofer Austria.

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  • What do trees have in common with visual analytics? Nothing, if the truth be told. Yet Dr. Tatiana von Landesberger uses them to illustrate her postdoctoral thesis on visual data comparison. An extensive variety of data are examined in such comparisons, revealing a great deal of information about correlations which had not been available before now.

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  • News / 06.06.2017

    Fraunhofer Singapore founded

    Today, we are celebrating the creation of Fraunhofer Singapore, twenty years after Fraunhofer IGD initially stepped foot in Singapore for the first time.

    In 2010, the Fraunhofer Project Center for Interactive Digital Media IDM was established as a result of a project group set up in 1997 based on a cooperative partnership with Nanyang Technological University. This has now led to the formation of the legally independent company Fraunhofer Singapore.

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  • Press release / 31.05.2017

    AR hype 2017: What happens next?

    As of today the Fraunhofer IGD is demonstrating at the Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara that AR does not have to stay a hype. For many years the Fraunhofer researchers have been developing AR solutions for industrial applications. With VisionLib they are presenting an AR tracking library, specifically designed for companies, from May 31 to June 2.

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  • Production will become increasingly more flexible in the future. For employees, this means that work processes will be constantly changing. An intelligent workshop trolley now optimally guides workers through their tasks with the aid of AR glasses. Researchers will be showcasing this newly developed solution at the Hannover Messe (Booth D11, Hall 7) between April 24 and 28, 2017.

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  • Revolutions are accompanied by changes due to their very nature – the same applies to the fourth industrial revolution, known as Industrie 4.0. But how can companies handle the big data that this revolution is producing? The Plant@Hand3D system offers a solution: it displays all key information at a glance, making decision processes easier. Fraunhofer IGD researchers will be presenting their newly developed Plant@Hand3D system at Hannover Messe 2017. 

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