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Sports tracking for hockey

At the NHL All-Star Game in San José our jogmo-tracking system convincingly demonstrates its perfomance in precision, robustness and real-time capacity - even in such a high complex team sport as hockey.

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Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2018 Goes to Fraunhofer IIS Researchers

Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize for New Dimension of X-ray Analysis.

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Research for the Future

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is one of the world’s leading application-oriented research institutions for microelectronic and IT system solutions and services. By driving technology ideas and anticipating and inspiring the technologies and applications of tomorrow, we are playing a major role in maintaining Germany’s technological leadership.

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Highlights 2017 – Our Annual Report

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All news at a glance can be found in our press section.

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Globalfoundries, Fraunhofer and Next Big Thing found start-up in Dresden

Sensry enables small and medium-sized businesses to gain access to innovative semiconductor technologies
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Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve users soon able to mix and encode MPEG-H Audio

Fraunhofer IIS announced today at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas that they are working with Blackmagic Design to include MPEG-H editing and authoring tools in the Fairlight audio subsystem of this popular content creation application. NAB visitors will be able to hear a preview of the technology at the Fraunhofer (SU4816) and Blackmagic Design (SL216) booths, where it will be shown in DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio, using the Fairlight 5-bay audio console. MPEG-H mixing and panning, as well as basic metadata authoring, is already supported in this preview, allowing creation of immersive MPEG-H programming using the MPEG-H control track format.
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Fraunhofer IIS, RoodMicrotec GmbH and EBV Elektronik GmbH announce cooperation

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS gives access to new technologies using EBV Chips platform. Turnkey manufacturing services for chips will be performed by RoodMicrotec. Fraunhofer IIS has been developing various best-in-class solutions for over 30 years. Two of new technologies are RFicient® Basic, an Integrated Ultra-Low-Power WakeUp Receiver with low latency, and s-net®, a networking protocol for low power, self-organizing multi-hop communication. With this new cooperation, these solutions will be available for a broad range of applications.
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Launch of “5G Bavaria” initiative

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is launching a 5G initiative in Bavaria. The “5G Bavaria” initiative supports the transition from research on the new 5G mobile communication standard to its application. Specifically, 5G Bavaria involves a test center at Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen and various testing environments in Bavaria. Here, companies evaluate new mobile communications functionalities in a 5G overall system context by means of simulation and emulation in the laboratory as well as in an actual mobile communications environment.
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Hannover Exhibition Ground / 04/01/2019 - 04/05/2019

Hannover Trade Fair

Hall 2 Booth C22 - Cognitive Systems for Industry 4.0 and IIoT

Hall 17 Booth C24 - Ultra reliable Wireless Industrial Network

Fraunhofer IIS, Erlangen, Germany / 04/29/2019 - 04/30/2019

NXP Cup 2019

We are proud to be host of the EMEA NXP Cup final 2019. Nineteen teams are bringing their autonomous model vehicles to compete for the cup on April 30, facing a host of new challenges.  



Fraunhofer IIS Magazine
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Fraunhofer Audio-Blog
A look at the world of audio coding

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Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, USA / 04/06/2019 - 04/11/2019

NAB Show 2019

Visit us at booth SU4816 in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper South Hall. We look forward to seeing you!

Nuremberg / 05/21/2019 - 05/23/2019


Connecting the medical technology supply chain! Visit us at booth 618 in hall 10 - we look forward to seeing you there!

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Annual Report 2017

Our highlights from 2017


Fraunhofer Prize 2018

New Dimension of X-ray Analysis: The Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2018 went to Michael Salamon, Nils Reims, and Dr. Michael Böhnel for the development of XXL computer tomography.



License Agreement with BTI for MIOTY™ as new technology for Low-Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) communications

Research Fab Microelectronics

Fraunhofer IIS is participant of the Research Fab Microelectronics Germany.