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

    Metal AM on the verge of a breakthrough

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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