• © ZF/Fraunhofer IGD

    (M): The AEOLIA software package from Fraunhofer IGD supports automotive supplier ZF in quality control.

    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. It is now being used at ZF Airbag Germany GmbH in Laage (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern/Germany) and is currently being rolled out at other locations worldwide

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  • © PlatformUptake.eu

    The EU project PlatformUptake.eu aims to advance the use of platform-based solutions in the field of active aging.

    The EU project PlatformUptake.eu aims to promote the development and dissemination of open platforms and their acceptance, especially in the field of healthy and active aging throughout Europe. For this purpose, Fraunhofer IGD has analyzed platform-based solutions, their ecosystems and stakeholder networks and developed a comparison portal.

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  • © Rostock Business

    Competence networks for marine and underwater technology from Canada, Norway and Germany want to cooperate even more closely in the future. At the second Digital Ocean Convention on August 25, 2021, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed by (from left to right): Gordon Gale, Director of International Business at the Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia (OTCNS) and Enrico Nake, Trade Representative of the Canadian Embassy, representing Melanie Nadeau, Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE), Dr. Carl Thiede and Prof. Uwe Freiherr von Lukas, Subsea Monitoring Network e.V., and Dr. Gisle Nondal for Ocean Innovation Norwegian Catapult Centre and for GCE Ocean Technology. (Rostock Business)

    On the occasion of the 2nd Digital Ocean Convention (DOC), the Canadian Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE) and the Ocean Innovation Norwegian Catapult Centre have signed up to the Memorandum of Understanding already agreed between Germany’s Subsea Monitoring Network e.V. and GCE Ocean Technology based in Norway.

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  • © Fraunhofer IGD

    A 3cm diameter and 5cm diameter sphere printed using the same 80-primitive input, using point-normal (PN) curved triangles implemented with our framework.

    A new technique is increasing the efficiency of 3D printing at native device resolution, especially with multi-material jetting, aka Polyjet, printers. With the Cuttlefish® 3D printer driver, even the finest textures can be reproduced with efficiency and robustness at reduced file size – a decisive factor in any large print job. The results will be presented at SIGGRAPH 2021.

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  • Press release / Tuesday, 25. May 2021 - 10:00

    Ensuring diver safety during munitions recovery

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    An AR-based alarm system will make diving operations to recover wartime munitions much safer in future.

    A new research project has been launched to develop safety systems for divers tasked with salvaging wartime munitions that have been dumped at sea. Sensors alert the divers to acute levels of TNT and other hazardous substances, and an alarm system shows them the source of danger in real time by means of an augmented reality display inside their goggles.

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  • Press release / Tuesday, 27. April 2021 - 9:15

    Underwater test facility enters operation

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    Underwater technology can be tested under real conditions in Fraunhofer IGD's Digital Ocean Lab

    Ocean Technology Campus Rostock clears another important hurdle: Fraunhofer IGD starts work at Digital Ocean Lab, an underwater test facility for marine technology in the Baltic Sea.

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  • News / Thursday, 22. April 2021 - 10:00

    Automation for camera-only 6D object detection

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    Congratulations, Dr.-Ing. Pavel Rojtberg!

    The public defense of Pavel Rojtberg's dissertation took place on April 21 at Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt and online.

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