• 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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  • News / Friday, 17. May 2019 - 11:00

    CRISP researchers will present six papers at the ICB 2019

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    CRISP researchers at Fraunhofer IGD and the Technical University of Darmstadt will present a total of six papers at the 12th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics, or ICB 2019 for short. This conference is one of the leading international conferences on biometrics and addresses every area of today’s biometrics research and application.

    The accepted papers are:

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  • News / Saturday, 11. May 2019 - 17:00

    Portugal’s science minister visits Rostock

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    Portugal’s minister for science, technology and higher education, Manuel Heitor, was in the Hanseatic city of Rostock from May 10 to 11 to attend various meetings.

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  • News / Monday, 29. April 2019 - 13:00

    Go-3D in Rostockcall for papers ending soon

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    The now-established conference of maritime research and industry partners will provide insight into the possibilities and progress of 3D technology for the ninth time.

    The Go-3D conference is now in its ninth year and, as always, we are excited about the active involvement of its participants. This is why we cordially invite you to submit your conference paper by May 13, 2019. This year’s themes are “3D technology” and “applications”. All the documents you need to submit online can be found on the Go-3D website.

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  • Press release / Thursday, 25. April 2019 - 10:00

    Quality checks with augmented reality

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    If the system detects a deviation, it halts the track and signals to the workers that intervention is required. (Click to download high-resolution press picture)

    Fraunhofer IGD introduces a rapid deviation analysis method for CAD-based industrial components.

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  • News / Wednesday, 10. April 2019 - 12:45

    J. Paul Getty Trust puts CultArm3D-P to the test

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    The Getty and Fraunhofer IGD Cultural Heritage Digitization Competence Center successfully collaborated in 2016/17, and have now joined forces again. Their previous project was a musical matter: they created a scaled-down 3D model of the Berlin Philharmonic concert hall. This time around, the focus is on the visual arts. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Research Institute, and Getty Conservation Institute possess a broad range of objects, from full-length sculptures and busts to furniture.

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