• Press release / Wednesday, 9. October 2019 - 13:45

    Metal AM on the verge of a breakthrough

    © Fraunhofer IWU, Chemnitz

    The planned system technology, with which the post-processing is to be automated, is constructed according to a modular principle.

    In the Fraunhofer lighthouse project “futureAM – Next Generation Additive Manufacturing,” an alliance of six Fraunhofer institutes shall accelerate 3D printing with metal powder by at least a factor of ten. The first tangible results prove that this is not a dream of the future.

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  • News / Tuesday, 1. October 2019 - 14:30

    Applied cybersecurity at it-sa 2019

    © Fraunhofer IGD

    Europe’s largest IT security convention is just one week away. As part of the National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity in Darmstadt, Fraunhofer IGD will naturally be in attendance, with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörn Kohlhammer, head of the Information Visualization and Visual Analytics Competence Center, among our representatives. Prof. Kohlhammer and his team develop solutions, strategies and technology for visualizing crucial data for cybersecurity. Their focus is on the following areas:

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  • Press release / Tuesday, 1. October 2019 - 10:00

    Ambulance Simulator and Engineers Trainings

    © DRK KV Herford-Stadt e.V.

    The ambulance simulator prepares trainees and volunteers for emergencies.

    Training faster and better with virtual reality - the assistance system Machine@Hand will soon be used in the training of paramedics

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  • News / Monday, 30. September 2019 - 16:45

    Honorary doctorate for Prof. Dieter W. Fellner

    © ITMZ | Universität Rostock

    On September 30, Prof. Dieter W. Fellner was awarded the honorary doctorate of the University of Rostock.

    We warmly congratulate the director of our institute, Prof. Dieter W. Fellner, who was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Rostock for his outstanding scientific achievements. The ceremony took place during the festivities celebrating the 50th anniversary of computer graphics at the University of Rostock.

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  • Press release / Tuesday, 24. September 2019 - 10:00

    Combatting stress with a headband

    © Fraunhofer IGD

    A headband measures the physical signs of stress and can be used in occupational health management.

    New, objective measuring method for occupational health management - see it live at MEDICA 2019 in Düsseldorf.

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  • News / Thursday, 19. September 2019 - 8:30

    Fabricating Beauty: The Art and Science of Graphical 3D Printing

    © Fraunhofer IGD

    3D printing is no longer just a niche technology. Whether spare parts on a train, refrigerator magnets of a person’s likeness or entire movies¾it seems nothing is impossible anymore. What the next steps are likely to be will be explored by Dr. Philipp Urban at the “Printing for Fabrication” conference.

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  • News / Thursday, 12. September 2019 - 10:00

    Special exhibit “Java Gold”: digitization with CultArm3D-P

    © CES / 3D-model: Fraunhofer IGD

    The golden earring in form of a mythological demon (found in Java, ca. 14.-15. century AD) was digitized by Fraunhofer IGD.

    In August, our experts from the Cultural Heritage Digitization Competence Center spent a week in Mannheim color-scanning gold jewelry (from the 7th to 15th centuries) from the Reiss Engelhorn Museum (rem) in three dimensions using the autonomous CultArm3D-P scanning system.

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