• https://www.igd.fraunhofer.de/en/institut/mission-vision/vision/smart-city

    ... inclusive. These concepts are summarized under the title »Smart City«. These solutions target all areas of urban living. Our core competence visual computing helps optimize ... supports the energy turnaround, and drives intelligent living. Visual computing unleashes great potential in terms of intelligent ... management, and individualized mobility. We develop technologies for data integration and exploration, process large amounts of ...
  • https://www.igd.fraunhofer.de/en/projects/living-lab

    The Smart Couch The Smart Bed The CapTab Indoor Localization and Fall Detection Gesture ... Laser-Support of Pointing Gestures Reconstruction of Living Areas VAALIDATE – Planning Barrier-Free The Fraunhofer IGD Living Lab was established in 2008 as a showroom and test bed for Ambient ... IGD Living Lab in the past years, ranging from assistive technologies to human-computer interaction devices. The layout distributed in ... cost per square meter is considerably lower than with competing technologies. The prototype is communicating to a central systems wired or ...
  • https://www.igd.fraunhofer.de/en/press/news/fraunhofer-biometrics-part-intelligent-living

    For Fraunhofer researchers in Darmstadt, intelligent living is the goal. Biometrics is what makes it so comfortable. The research center »Smart Living & Biometric Technologies« now stands for this approach. ... living«, says Dr. Andreas Braun , Head of the newly founded »Smart Living & Biometric Technologies« Competence Center at Fraunhofer IGD. »Only once the home ...
  • https://www.igd.fraunhofer.de/en/institut/vernetzung-bei-fraunhofer/alliances

    Ambient Assisted Living Big Data Embedded Systems Additive Manufacturing Numerical ... Institutes or departments of institutes with different competences cooperate in Fraunhofer alliances to jointly process and market a ... solutions and accommodates the evolution of ambient intelligence (AmI) technologies such as communications, power supplies, sensors and actuators. This approach results in smart products that are mutually compatible, suitable for ... partners, the alliance develops new rapid strategies, concepts, technologies and processes to enhance the performance and ...
  • https://www.igd.fraunhofer.de/en/services

    ... is practical, which is why the development of innovative key technologies plays a decisive role. At the same time, this kind of innovation ... you even in smaller challenges. You have heard of new technologies but are unable to assess their relevance for your company? You ... others: Virtual and augmented reality Industrie 4.0 technologies 3D visualizations 3D on the internet Visual analytics Visual healthcare Biometrics Smart living There is no need for us to develop everything you need ...
  • https://www.igd.fraunhofer.de/en/en/press/annual-report-2017/facial-recognition-new-hype

    ... increasingly adopted in the world of electronics—to unlock smartphones, to identify criminals, and more. However, security mechanisms ... of your hand. On older models all you need to do is enter your smartphone PIN. These four-number codes are designed to keep personal data ... is still less than perfect. As Dr. Andreas Braun, Head of the Smart Living & Biometric Technologies Competence Center at Fraunhofer IGD, explains, “The ... scientists prefer short videos to photos. These clips can be rapidly analyzed by machine learning technologies, or more ...