Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS

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 2016 – Our Annual Report

Plant analysis, Ta revolution in tv sound, satellite communication of the future and smart data: the future of logistics. The highlights in our annual report 2016.

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Leistungszentrum Elektroniksysteme (LZE)

The Leistungszentrum Elektroniksysteme (LZE) is a joint initiative of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Fraunhofer IIS, Fraunhofer IISB, and Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), in addition to other non-university research institutes and various industry partners.

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News

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

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Fraunhofer IIS

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS
Am Wolfsmantel 33
91058 Erlangen
Phone +49 9131 776-0
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Current Press Releases

8.6.2017

The Internet of Things for security functions – Future Security Conference 2017 in Nürnberg

Nürnberg (Germany): In future the Internet of Things (IoT) can also play a large role in security functions. The emergency services can use the IoT to improve networking in an emergency. The Future Security Conference will be held on September 26–28, 2017, under the motto »Internet of Things for Security« in Nürnberg, Germany. Experts from the sciences, industry, and public bodies will be presenting the latest developments.

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30.5.2017

Telephone calls as clear as a bell – Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize goes to Erlangen Researchers

Erlangen/Munich, Germany: Smartphones are perfect all-rounders, but their poor voice quality is still a vexing issue. With the new EVS codec mobile conversations sound as natural as if the person you’re calling was standing right next to you. The Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2017 went to Markus Multrus, Dr. Guillaume Fuchs and Stefan Döhla for the development of the codec. They accepted the prize on behalf of the 50-strong team of researchers and engineers at Fraunhofer Institute of Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen who worked on this project.

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9.5.2017

European Consortium Demonstrates Ultra-High Throughput Transmission over Satellite

Erlangen/Holzkirchen/Berlin, Germany: A consortium consisting of the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, WORK Microwave and AVANTI Communications recently completed highly successful over-the-air trials on Avanti HYLAS satellite capacity employing the latest DVB-S2X modulator and demodulator equipment. The demonstrations used wideband carriers exploiting full transponder bandwidth and outperforming the target throughput of more than one gigabit per second (1 Gbps) using a single communication carrier. The technology demonstration was part of a development funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) under the "ARTES Advanced Technology" program.

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24.4.2017

Fraunhofer IIS Joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES FDXcelerator™ Program to Enable Dynamic Biasing IPs

Erlangen, Germany: The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, a leading applied research and development center for ASIC, system-on-chip (SoC), and IP, today announced that it will offer dynamic biasing IPs for advanced SoC designs in GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 22FDX® technology. This new capability offers dynamic adaption of block level performance versus power consumption ratio to customize and optimize SoC and ASIC designs.

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09/15/2017 - 09/19/2017

IBC 2017

We are looking forward to seeing you in Amsterdam (NL).

09/25/2017 - 09/29/2017

ION GNSS+ 2017

We are looking forward to seeing you at ION GNSS+ 2017 at Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, USA.

Blogs

Blog: Thematic Worlds
Are you aware of the myriad ways our technologies touch your life? To find out, explore our four  thematic worlds, which we cover in a clear and concise multimedia blog. Enjoy!

 

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

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23.6.2017

Fraunhofer IIS Magazine is now online

Research is full of interesting stories and the Fraunhofer IIS Magazine has been digging for details. Read about successful cooperations, learn about the latest developments and get the back stories of colleagues in the interview section.

 

Our Annual Report 2016

 

30.5.2017

Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize goes to Erlangen Researchers

One of this year’s Joseph von Fraunhofer Prizes went to Dipl.-Ing. Markus Multrus, Dr. Guillaume Fuchs and Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Döhla for the development of the EVS codec. They accepted the prize on behalf of the 50-strong team of researchers and engineers who worked on this project.