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    The autonomous, colour-faithful 3D scanning system CultArm3D GT10 by Fraunhofer IGD automatically and safely generates high-resolution 3D scans -- perfect for use in museums.

    The Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt has developed a product to make it easier for museums to digitize their collections and is now cooperating with Danish camera manufacturer Phase One. The mobile scanner CultArm3D delivers precise 3D models of exhibits of various sizes at the push of a button.

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    This year’s slogan for the “Jugend forscht” contest is “Leave a future for the next generation” It is intended to encourage youths to take responsibility and come up with their own ideas and concepts for shaping our world for the future.

    “Jugend forscht” is Europe’s largest contest for youth and young adults in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. For over 50 years, this contest has enjoyed immense popularity. Young people vie for recognition for their experiments and research in seven subjects across two divisions. Every single STEM up-and-comer counts here! This year's edition will take place entirely digitally.

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  • News / Wednesday, 3. February 2021 - 18:00

    Ocean Technology Campus Rostock distinguished as future cluster

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    Rostock’s growth as a location and region for innovative, forward-looking research continues to gain traction. Today in Berlin, Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek announced the winners of the first round of her ministry’s “Clusters4Future” competition. From now on, seven new regional innovation networks may call themselves future clusters, including the Ocean Technology Campus Rostock.

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    Rostock researchers develop a new underwater vehicle with flexible equipment.

    A project group in Rostock has developed a modular system for underwater vehicles consisting of components that can be readily combined with each other. These modular remote-operated vehicles (ROVs) can be used in various scenarios -- a first in underwater technology. The prototype has now passed testing in the Baltic Sea.

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  • Press release / Thursday, 10. December 2020 - 9:30

    Fraunhofer IGD spin-off Threedy secures seed funding

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    instant3Dhub is easily connected to existing PLM systems and leverages 3D data of any size and any format on any device within any applications.

    Threedy is a spin-off from Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD in Darmstadt, Germany. It has now raised early-stage venture capital to commercialize its instant3Dhub platform. This platform primarily supports visualization, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications, and will initially serve companies in the automotive, aerospace and energy industries, as well as users of building information modeling (BIM) solutions.

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  • News / Thursday, 3. December 2020 - 19:00

    Computer Graphics Night 2020 – Award winners

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    The Computer Graphics Night took place completely digital in 2020.

    As every year, the Computer Graphics Night was looking for the brightest minds in visual computing - but this year in an unusual form: The event had to take place completely virtually. The award ceremony took place nevertheless and the jury, consisting of scientists of the Fraunhofer IGD and chairs associated with the institute, chose this year's winners in the usual way. We congratulate once again and thank the numerous guests, who have given us a wonderful winter evening also in the 22nd edition.

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    Perpetuated in the foyer of the Fraunhofer IGD: Research Coach Prof. Dr. Arjan Kuijper (left) and Institute Director Prof. Dr. Dieter W. Fellner (right) congratulate Dr.-Ing. Biying Fu on the successful defense of her doctoral thesis.

    We congratulate Biying Fu on the successful defense of her PhD thesis "Sensor Applications for Human Activity Recognition in Smart Environment"!

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  • Press release / Thursday, 19. November 2020 - 10:15

    IoT-based assistant systems to help the elderly

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    The “Internet of things” enables the elderly to live in their own homes for as long as possible.

    The “Internet of things”, typically known for its use in manufacturing and logistics, can utilize its strengths in this domain as well by assisting the elderly and allowing them to live in their own homes for as long as possible. How well it works has been demonstrated by the EU project “ACTIVAGE”, in which Fraunhofer IGD was involved.

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