• © Fraunhofer IGD

    In dentistry, imaging data (X-rays) is the first source of information for an initial assessment of a patient’s dental health and is also the basis for further planning of a patient’s treatment. Both extraoral images, such as a panoramic radiograph or a lateral teleradiograph, and intraoral images, such as bitewing radiographs, are used. Panoramic radiographs are typically the first image since all of the teeth, including roots, are pictured very clearly.

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  • © Fraunhofer IGD – Tine Casper

    Public health departments are facing a great challenge in obtaining available data on the spread of COVID-19, connecting it to other sources of data and analyzing it with regard to ever-pressing questions on how to proceed in combatting the virus. This is why CorASiV actively aids public health departments with visualization and analytics technology. The project addresses various leverage points in decision-making support for public health departments by using a flexible data set to expand both AI methods as well as smart analytical methods and models in combination with visualization.

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    Head/neck model with over 40 anatomical structures.

    Medical imaging data contains anatomical information that, given the volume of data and especially with radiological 3D imaging data, can no longer reasonably be marked/contoured by hand. The challenge for automatic processes is that not all anatomical regions stand out from their surroundings through strong differences in contrast. Nevertheless, radiologists are able to assign such regions in the imaging data. For automatic algorithms, this requires representing the anatomical knowledge of a clinical expert in a form that is comprehensible to the computer.

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  • Mass customization and 3D printing centres are a recent trend since a few years. But how to support novice designers and laymen in designing workable objects within some given design space for 3D printed objects? CUPstomizer is a prototype solution that integrates parametric modelling, simulation and optimization approaches to enable the user to vary design parameters and to guide him/her to choose parameters satisfying a goal function of maintaining stability while adding as little as possible material – all in an easy-to-use, interactive 3D application.

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    Data@Hand detects deviations from the normal operation of a ma-chine

    Data@Hand is an automated data analysis framework for various applications. Data@Hand can be used to quickly analyze data, detect anomalies early and draw conclusions about the significance of data. When used in predictive maintenance, issues can be analyzed to determine the cause, predicted and avoided in the future. Data@Hand connects AI tools to existing visual data processing platforms, such as Plant@Hand3D or Health@Hand.

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  • © DataBio Consortium

    The Data-Driven Bioeconomy project (DataBio) focuses on the production of best possible raw materials from agriculture, forestry and fishery for the bioeconomy industry to produce food, energy and biomaterials taking into account responsibility and sustainability.

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  • It is one of the standard tasks of marine research and the ecological evaluation of offshore installations to document the flora and fauna on the ocean floor or in the water column. Underwater images are making an important contribution to these research purposes. In the submarine world, different limiting conditions are to be observed than on land: severe interference caused by floating particles and difficult lighting conditions strongly affect the quality of underwater images.

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  • © Fraunhofer IGD

    The Digital Health Companion (DHC) project is a spin-off initiative funded by the research transfer program of the German federal government. We are developing an automatic smartwatch-based health assistant.

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