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Fraunhofer IIS / 28.10.2022

Discover technology with the InnoHikes app – Take on exciting AI challenges at Fraunhofer IIS and throughout the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region

 

Series: Artificial Intelligence / 29.6.2022

High distinction, more networking: Prof. Ute Schmid named EurAI Fellow

Interview with Prof. Ute Schmid

 

Cognitive Sensor Technologies / 15.6.2022

Digital sovereignty – Maintaining technological self-determination in Europe

A statement by Prof. Albert Heuberger, Executive Director of Fraunhofer IIS

 

Fraunhofer SHORE® technology – face detection and emotion analysis

SHORE turns 15 - a summary of technology and ethics

 

Series: Hydrogen Technologies / 16.12.2021

Gas pipelines for hydrogen?

How can we use the existing natural gas infrastructure to carry hydrogen? What benefits could repurposing natural gas pipelines have for the hydrogen economy? And what challenges still need to be addressed? We asked two experts for their opinions.

 

 

 

Series: eResourcing / 2.2.2022

Keeping an eye on a plant’s development

Interview with IIS department head Dr. Stefan Gerth and PhenoKey managing director Bas van Eerdt about eResourcing in plant breeding.

 

 

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.

 

Audio and Media Technologies / Communiaction System / 23.11.2022

Campus radio funklust e.V. is broadcasting from a new home

Looking back on 19 years of fruitful cooperation

 

21.10.2022

The Ada Lovelace podcast series in the Fraunhofer IIS Magazine

The ADA Lovlace Center for Data, Analytics and Applications combines AI research with AI applications for business in Bavaria. In a conversation with Ada Lovelace, the ADA Lovelace Center's namesake, the experts talk about their work, their research projects and news from the partner network.

 

Communication Systems / Positioning and Networks / 14.10.2022

How the InSignA High-Performance Center is helping local SMEs with digitalization

 

Audio and Media Technologies / 30.8.2022

Light-field: Joachim Keinert talks about new potential in photo and film production

 

Series: Quantum technologies / 21.7.2022

Quantum machine learning at Fraunhofer IIS: An interview with Dr. Daniel Scherer

The state of Quantum Machine Learning at Fraunhofer IIS

 

Series: Quantum computing / 14.7.2022

Quantum technology at Fraunhofer IIS – interesting facts

A brief overview of quantum technology principles and projects at Fraunhofer IIS

 

Series eResourcing / 6.5.2022

Using data to create more sustainability

Prof. Alexander Martin explains how data recycling and clever use of the data life cycle lead to greater sustainability.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series: AI / 21.3.2022

Dr. Marco Breiling – “We can’t wait for the rest of the world”

Portrait of one of our experts in neuromorphic hardware

 

Series: AI / 18.3.2022

Fraunhofer-project SEC-Learn

How the combination of spiking neural networks and federated learning will make future technology more energy efficient and secure.

 

Fraunhofer IIS / 1.2.2022

Donor, philanthropist, business angel – An interview with Dr. Karl Weick

Dr. Karl Weick has spent many years supporting the Fraunhofer IIS.

 

Cognitive Sensor Technologies / Smart Sensing and Electronics / 20.12.2021

How can cardiac activity be measured in a simple, integrated way and, above all, conveniently and comfortably?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cognitive Sensor Technologies / Smart Sensing and Electronics / 14.12.2021

Matthias Struck heads the Center for Sensor Technology and Digital Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series: Industry 4.0 for SMEs / 30.11.2021

The human factor in Industry 4.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series: Industry 4.0 for SMEs / 16.11.2021

Forecasts and performance indicators make forklift fleets more efficient

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series: Industry 4.0 for SMEs / 2.11.2021

Intelligent assembly with Industry 4.0: screwdrivers that think along with you

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series: Industry 4.0 for SMEs / 19.10.2021

Error-free processes with the picking armband and near-field positioning

 

 

 

 

 

 

AI series / 20.10.2021

Neuromorphic hardware turns AI into a “quick thinker”

 

Smart Sensing and Electronics / 7.10.2021

Dr. Dr. Theresa Götz – Carving Out a Career Between Schnitzel and Solar Cells

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series: Industry 4.0 for SMEs / 5.10.2021

Picking made flexible and error-free: Wireless pick-by-light technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ANNUAL REPORT 2021 – Highlights

Top picks from our annual report

 

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#WeKnowCommunication

mioty® wireless technology: Award-winning and standardized

Wherever people need to acquire and collect billions of tiny data packets on a decentralized basis mioty® wireless technology can help.

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#WeKnowDigitalTransformation

AI revolutionizes the supply chain

In the Analytics department of our Center for Applied Research on Supply Chain Services, we are developing application-oriented algorithms that propose decision scenarios on a (partially) automated basis and combine predictions with solid optimization.

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#WeKnowAudio

Better audio experiences around the world

The continued uptake of our 4th generation audio codecs by prominent licensees in 2021 has advanced their further establishment. Indeed, companies all over the world have embraced the Fraunhofer IIS codecs, which improve listening experiences in a huge variety of areas.

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#WeKnowSmartSensing

Switching and measuring with unique precision

One of our teams has successfully managed to develop cost-effective high-tech 3D magnetic field sensor chips that will allow switching, turning and tilting motions to be perceived magnetically without any contact at all. This will make wear a thing of the past.

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#WeKnowX-Ray

New gold standard for industrial CT

At the electron synchrotron facility in Grenoble, a globally unparalleled measuring station is being created for the non-destructive testing of large components. The computed tomography system offers a resolution of 25 micrometers, which puts it well ahead of the previous standard resolution of 100 micrometers.

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#WeKnowCommunication

Golden opportunity to try out 5G

Our mobile campus network provides companies with a simple and cost-effective way to find out in advance whether setting up and operating their own 5G campus network is worthwhile.

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