• Press release / Thursday, 22. August 2019 - 10:00

    Fibre3D: visual support for fibre-optic expansion

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    Photo (M): Fibre3D interactive visualization tool by Fraunhofer IGD facilitates the planning and approval process for Deutsche Telekom’s fiber-optic network expansion.

    Two million households are slated to enjoy faster online speeds by 2021 thanks to fiber-optic Internet. Fraunhofer IGD’s visualization tool, Fibre3D, is making the necessary network planning for Deutsche Telekom easier.

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  • Press release / Friday, 9. August 2019 - 14:00

    Official kick-off of major technology research project in Baltic Sea

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    Image (M): The new offshore infrastructure of the Digital Ocean Lab (DOL) allows underwater technology to be developed and tested under real ocean conditions. Various underwater testing areas are planned that will cover the entire spectrum of underwater applications

    The first step on the path toward the Ocean Technology Campus in Rostock.

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  • Press release / Thursday, 25. July 2019 - 8:45

    Exhibits archived by visitors

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    The CultArm3D-P autonomously digitizes objects.

    A new exposition concept lets visitors to the State Museum of Baden hold the exhibits in their own hands and digitize them with the help of Fraunhofer IGD. 

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    A new modular underwater vehicle is being equipped by Fraunhofer IGD with a smart camera.

    Even the dark side of the Moon has been studied more than the depths of the oceans. Fraunhofer IGD is developing trendsetting digital underwater technologies to help the study of the ocean take a major step forward.

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  • News / Wednesday, 3. July 2019 - 16:00

    Mobile digitization of cultural assets

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    Had a close look at the CultArm3D-P: Andreas Christoph (FSU), Antje Jakob (Thüringer Staatskanzlei), André Karliczek (FSU)

    The CultArm3D-P automatic 3D scanner will digitize items from cultural institutions in Thuringia.

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    In his easily accessible talk, Dieter W. Fellner, director of Fraunhof IGD, will discuss 3D visualization. The more realistic it seems to us, the more diverse their areas of application. Whether digitally archiving cultural artifacts, presenting products online or prototyping: The level of detail is critical, since exact 3D digitization and 3D reproduction is essential for professional use.

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  • Press release / Tuesday, 18. June 2019 - 10:00

    Fraunhofer software: visualizations for efficient urban planning

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    With realistic visualizations, everyone involved can be optimally included as early as the planning stage.

    Urban planning in the era of the “Smart City” is only promising if it includes everyone involved digitally and in an uncomplicated fashion. Following pilot stages and practical tests, Fraunhofer IGD has developed two digital urban planning systems that are now available for use in any municipality.

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  • News / Tuesday, 11. June 2019 - 8:45

    Shape Modeling International (SMI) 2019

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    Das Fraunhofer IGD stellt ein Paper vor: Effcient Slicing of Catmull-Clark Solids for 3D Printed Objects with Functionally Graded Material

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  • Press release / Thursday, 23. May 2019 - 10:00

    U.S. movie relies on German 3D printing technology

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    In stop-motion animation, characters are moved in small increments between individual shots. 24 images create one second of film.

    Software by Fraunhofer IGD brings LAIKA’s “Missing Link” to life worldwide.

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