• The intelligent rollator helps in the aftercare of knee and hip operations by analyzing the individual gait pattern of the person concerned.
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    The intelligent rollator helps in the aftercare of knee and hip operations by analyzing the individual gait pattern of the person concerned.

    The autonomous robot rollator RoRo is used for support in hospitals or nursing homes to analyze the walking behavior of the users after a hip or knee surgery. RoRo helps to train them individually and provides certain walk exercises. In addition, the autonomous robot rollator will pick up the patients independently for hospital-internal appointments, such as X-rays, physiotherapy, etc. and provide accompanying and navigation support, so that also the nurses are relieved.

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    Nowadays, before industrial robots can effectively be used in production environments, the robots undergo a time-consuming teach-in process. As a consequence, repeatedly conceptualizing the three-dimensional movement options for a robot, mapped in the form of a coordinate system, and programming the movement paths represents an extremely complex task and restricts the flexibility.

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  • The joint project BAAL (www.baal.aal-mv.de) aims at developing a modular, flexible and scalable system for further training in ambient assisted living (AAL). On the one hand professional and academic trainings are to be developed which meet the requirements of different target groups. On the other hand communication and networking opportunities between the different professional groups involved are to be created.

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    Wie entstehen die medizinischen Wirkstoffe von morgen?

    Bei Molecular Modeling geht es darum, Wirkstoffe direkt für einen vorgegebenen Zweck zu entwerfen. Dafür müssen Eigenschaften des Ziels genauestens untersucht werden. Hierfür wird beispielsweise die atomare Struktur eines Proteins erfasst und daraus werden funktionale Elemente identifiziert und eine Oberflächenstruktur abgeleitet. Mit Hilfe dieser Informationen können Wirkstoffe entwickelt werden, die direkt bestimmte Bereiche des Proteins blockieren.

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  • The project BD2Decide is funded by the European Union within its Horizon 2020 framework program. Its aim is to develop a prediction model for the re-occurrences of tumors in the head & neck area. BD2Decide is the successor of the FP7 funded project OraMod, whose focus was on cancers of the oral cavity – now extended to the complete head & neck area.

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  • The competence network “BeProductive!” combines partners from science, develepment and industry with the aim of optimizing production and maintenance by the application of tailor-made information assistance. We focus onto joint development, testing and establishment of products and services for machinery and plant engineering as well as collectivly openinig new markets.

    This project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology.

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  • The BGM keyboard collects important environmental and vital parameters. Among other things, it measures the ambient noise, pulse and blood oxygen of the user, air pressure & temperature or the user presence. These variables are to be used to detect stress and diseases at an early stage and to counteract them with sensible measures as for example a better break management, the detection of fever illnesses or the warning of carpal tunnel syndrome, just to mention a few possible areas of application.

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  • In biometric systems, the stored reference data comprise unique features of a data subject, which can contain sensitive data (i.e., ethnicity, diseases). If the reference data is compromised, biometric characteristics cannot be cancelled or replaced. Furthermore the amount of biometric characteristics of a single subject is limited. Multiple enrolments of biometric features for different applications can further lead to a Cross-Matching-Problem if those applications get linked with each other.

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  • The market for biometric systems is young and experiencing dynamic growth. Quality and performance are constantly improving. However, individual products differ considerably and systems from different manufacturers do not necessarily work together or comply with the same standards. Due to the steadily improving technology and resulting increases in user convenience, biometrics is working its way into the consumer market and the demand for biometric systems is rising at an ever faster rate.

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    In September and October 2020, Fraunhofer IGD carried out an online survey on behalf of the DIN Consumer Council to determine consumer views on voluntarily usable biometric recognition systems.  The unlocking of mobile devices turned out to be the »killer application« that helps biometrics (especially fingerprint and facial recognition) to get accepted in everyday consumer life.  From the survey results, we derived recommendations for consumer protection in the voluntary use of biometric recognition systems.  Furthermore, we identified shortcomings in the standardization of biometric techno

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