• Press release / Tuesday, 3. March 2020 - 9:45

    Machine learning improves underwater visibility in real time

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    Fraunhofer IGD is developing underwater image enhancement methods based on artificial intelligence.

    Fraunhofer IGD is developing special image processing methods based on artificial intelligence to instantly improve visibility under water.

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  • Press release / Tuesday, 25. February 2020 - 9:30

    Automated quality control makes high-vis clothing safer

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    Automated optical quality control ensures to a greater degree and with greater precision that the high-vis clothing meets strict safety standards even after being washed.

    High-visibility or “high-vis” clothing provides many people safety in their day-to-day work. Fraunhofer IGD has paired with textile service provider MEWA to develop an automated system for inspecting the quality of this clothing faster and more reliably. Both companies have filed a joint patent for the system.

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  • News / Tuesday, 11. February 2020 - 10:15

    Ambient intelligence - practical research at Fraunhofer IGD

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    Conducting applied research while also going to school: The Interactive Graphics Systems Group at TU Darmstadt makes it possible. The lecture “Ambient Intelligence” is held in close cooperation with Fraunhofer IGD.

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  • Press release / Tuesday, 4. February 2020 - 10:00

    Will a film using Darmstadt technology win an Oscar?

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    Mister Link’s different faces and emotions were 3D-printed with the patented Cuttlefish technology of Fraunhofer IGD.

    A research group at Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt is following this year’s Oscars with particular interest: “Missing Link” has been nominated for Best Animated Film, in which every single facial expression was 3D-printed with the Cuttlefish software developed in Darmstadt.

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

    3D printer driver Cuttlefish by Fraunhofer now available for Mimaki printers

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    Partially translucent 3D anatomical models printed on the Mimaki 3DUJ-553 using Fraunhofer’s 3D printer driver Cuttlefish.

    The 3D printer driver Cuttlefish by Fraunhofer IGD has had yet another rollout - now, more users than ever before can benefit from the functions of the universal printer driver.

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  • News / Friday, 6. December 2019 - 14:30

    Computer Graphics Night 2019 – award winners

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    In addition to the award ceremony, the guests were also offered exhibits on the subject of Visual Computing.

    Like every year, Fraunhofer IGD was looking for the brightest heads of visual computing at the Computer Graphics Night. The jury, consisting of scientists from Fraunhofer IGD and chairs associated with the institute, had no easy task this year either. Now, however, the winners have been chosen. Once again, we would like to congratulate and thank the numerous guests who contributed to a wonderful winter evening in the 21st edition.

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  • Press release / Thursday, 10. October 2019 - 14:15

    Fraunhofer Austria founds “KI4LIFE” innovation center in Carinthia

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    Dr. Markus Maresch, head of the KI4LIFE innovation center, and Dr. Eva Eggeling, head of the Visual Computing competence center at Fraunhofer Austria.

    An alliance of industry representatives, businesses and research institutes to assist firms in Carinthia with digitization and the key future issue of artificial intelligence

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