• Fraunhofer IDM@NTU is involved in one of the three focus areas of the new Future Mobility Research Lab set up in Singapore as a BMW-NTU collaboration.

    The Fraunhofer Centre is looking at “Human-Machine Interface for Future Car Driving”. The research is driven by Dr Olga Sourina who heads the Human-Computer Interaction research team at the Centre.

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    Fraunhofer IGD develops customer-specific visualization solutions for CAE oriented applications and environments for numerical simulations. In cooperation with customers, we analyze latest methods of scientific visualization and their applicability. The iFX visualization framework serves as core technology for our implementations.

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  • A major challenge for SMEs, which are daily involved in worldwide competition, is the efficient management and control of production and its comprehensive use of in-house knowledge. Methods and technologies have been researched by the BMWi-promoted network IMAP to use them for an integrated assembly portal with flexible and adaptable tools to support the production processes of SMEs.

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    Industrial production is moving away from serial mass production towards individual products and industrially-manufactured small series. Their profitable production is enabled by the fourth industrial revolution. After water and steam power, electrical energy as well as electronics and information technology, sensor networks and simulation are now entering the factory halls.

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    InfoLand is an interactive information software program that focuses on providing an experience. This highly visual application guides users through its hierarchy of information in a hands-on manner that uses images to transfer information. Image galleries and videos are available for broad topics and location-based information can be stored in virtual tiles. Even 3D data can be integrated. Connected web services give the application a dynamic character and automatically keep information up to date. Every InfoLand license is tailored to suit the intended use.

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  • Instant3Dhub is a new, intelligent software platform for using “visual computing as a service” solutions in customer environments. Its focus is on end-to-end applications that can be implemented on site, in the cloud and in hybrid environments.

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    “Maritime 4.0” is the current buzzword in the maritime industry and includes the digitization of all processes from planning through design to maintenance. The abundance and heterogeneity of the data, however, presents difficulties for many companies. The 3D data form an essential part of the so-called "digital twin," however 3D data are often only accessible to specialists using expensive, complex software and powerful hardware.

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  • Presentations are an integral part of one’s professional life. But regardless of creating customer presentations or internal meetings, the preparation takes up valuable working hours! Images, videos, PowerPoint presentations, impressive 3D models of products – each item has to be devised appropriately for the respective target audience. The higher the demands, the more thoroughly the presentation has to be prepared. 

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  • The instantreality framework is a high-performance Mixed-Reality-system, which combines various Input- and Output devices, application and rendering components and provides a single and consistent interface for AR/VR developments. Those components have been developed at the Fraunhofer IGD in close cooperation with industrial partners. The framework offers a comprehensive set of features to support classic Virtual Reality and advanced Augmented Reality equally well.

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    INA – Intelligent Anomaly Detection for miniaturized sensor systems and data loggers

    The aim of the subproject "piSmart-Ina" is the recognition and visualization of anomalies based on heterogeneous sensor data collected with intelligent data loggers. This involves analyzing data with pattern recognition methods and porting anomaly classifiers from analysis platforms to the data loggers so that they are independent and autarkic.

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