Development Center X-ray Technology EZRT

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Intelligent software-based methods can be used to extract information from comprehensive data in a targeted manner.

At the Fraunhofer Development Center for X-ray Technology, the researchers are developing modern cognitive sensor systems that generate an extensive amount of data. From this data, information can be extracted in a targeted manner using intelligent software-based methods. These are then linked with further meta data in order to integrate the collected sensor data and their evaluation into an application-specific context. The knowledge generated and processed this way enables our customers to make well-founded, data-based decisions quickly.

When gathering information, the focus is on the collection of task-specific characteristics. We use classic algorithms or machine learning methods to acquire extracted features from the measured raw data. On this basis, an evaluation based on objective decision criteria can already be made.

The linking of collected information over several measurement cycles or a link with other complementary methods leads to aggregated knowledge. The semantic combination of the different data is an essential part of generating knowledge. In addition to the characteristics collected or the knowledge generated, this enables access to information from a comprehensive context.

This enables us to use visualizations or methods for data analytics to prepare recommendations for actions, for working out such actions or for deriving automated decisions from them.

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We research and develop various technologies in the field of non-destructive testing.



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Our specialist departments offer custom solutions ranging from optical 3D measurement systems and industrial x-ray cameras to turnkey x-ray systems for various stages of industrial production.  


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Fairs and Events


XXL-CT challenge

October 2022 - Winter 2023

Instance segmentation XXL-CT challenge of an historic airplane.


Control 2024

International trade fair
for quality assurance

Hall 7 Booth 7301

23. - 26. April 2024

Stuttgart, Germany

IFAT 2024

World's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management

Booth B5. 124 (WeSort.AI GmbH)

13. - 17. Mai 2024

Munich, Germany

The Battery Show 2024

Exhibition and conference for
battery production and technology

Booth 10-J36 (Fraunhofer Battery Alliance)

18. - 20. June 2024

Stuttgart, Germany

Norman Uhlmann

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Fraunhofer IIS
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90768 Fürth, Germany

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Fraunhofer IIS
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90768 Fürth, Germany

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