• Press release / Tuesday, 5. February 2019 - 10:00

    Routine use of AR for industry 4.0 or digital twins

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    Image (M): Intuitive access to product data from a digital twin thanks to augmented reality.

    The latest versions of instant3Dhub and VisionLib can now be used to run cloud-based augmented reality applications (“software as a service”).

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  • News / Monday, 21. January 2019 - 14:00

    We need your help!

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    We’re looking for photos of the three bronze reliefs from the Darmstadt Waldfriedhof cemetery that were stolen just before Christmas 2017.

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  • Press release / Tuesday, 15. January 2019 - 10:00

    Stable tracking for industrial AR solutions with VisionLib

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    Photo: Stable tracking is required for industrial AR applications. Tracking makes it possible to precisely determine the position of objects in a camera image.

    Seed round for Visometry – Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the HTGF are taking a stake in the AR startup Visometry GmbH, a spinoff of Fraunhofer IGD.

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  • News / Monday, 10. December 2018 - 10:00

    The latest generation of simulation

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    With the latest generation of simulation software, engineers can see whether a specific part will do what it’s supposed to even before it’s manufactured.

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  • News / Thursday, 29. November 2018 - 9:45

    Future of Maritime Economy

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    At the 8th Future Conference of the Maritime Economy, Prof. Uwe Freiherr von Lukas called on all maritime stakeholders to actively take part in major projects like OTC and MarDS.

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  • News / Friday, 23. November 2018 - 14:15

    Blue Economy Call 2018

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    The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund is calling stakeholders of the maritime sector to submit their projects for the European funding program. – Professor Uwe Freiherr von Lukas was on the panel as an independent consultant.

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  • Press release / Thursday, 15. November 2018 - 10:00

    Lab for underwater research in the Baltic sea

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    Image (M): The new offshore infrastructure of the “Digital Ocean Lab”, linked to the artificial reef off the coast of Nienhagen, will make it possible to develop and test underwater technology under real ocean conditions.

    Rostock is becoming the center of digital underwater technology. A one-of-a-kind undersea test site will put the Hanseatic city at the top of the world’s leading technology locales.

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