Thematic Worlds - The Fraunhofer IIS Blog

»I had no idea that Fraunhofer IIS has its fingers in so many pies!« Sound familiar? Then we're here to enlighten you. Since August 2014, we've been exploring our thematic worlds by talking about Fraunhofer IIS topics, projects and technologies, and also shedding light on various innovations, developments and solutions that we have worked on, through a clear and concise multimedia blog that will make you say aha! from time to time. Enjoy!

Highlights annual report 2016

Detecting high-yield varieties of plants
© Photo Fraunhofer IIS/David Hartfiel

Detecting high-yield varieties of plants

Plant analysis in the age of climate change

A revolution in tv sound
© Photo Fraunhofer IIS/David Hartfiel

A revolution in tv sound

MPEG-H offers individually adjustable sound

Satellite communication of the future
© Photo Fraunhofer IIS/David Hartfiel

Satellite communication of the future

Making for future communication more efficient, more flexible, and more stable

Smart data: the future of logistics
© Photo Fraunhofer IIS/David Hartfiel

Smart data: the future of logistics

How will logistics develop?

Annual report 2016

 

Interview

"Individual products are no longer the focus"

Prof. Dr. Albert Heuberger and Dr. Bernhard Grill talking about digitalization.

 

Detecting high-yield varieties of plants

Plant analysis in the age of climate change

 

Satellite communication of the future

Making communication more efficient, more
flexible, and more stable

 

Download annual report 2016

Other topics of the Fraunhofer IIS

 

Audio and Media Technologies

Fraunhofer Announces MPEG-H Trademark to Identify Interoperable Products

In preparation for the start of South Korea’s new MPEG-H-based ATSC 3.0 broadcast channels scheduled to go on the air in 2017, Fraunhofer IIS has developed a trademark program for products incorporating its MPEG-H TV Audio System.

 

Energy Management

Deriving energy from body heat and vibrations – energy harvesting makes it possible

In the early morning hours when it's still dark, many joggers, cyclists and hikers strap portable lamps on their foreheads to make sure they can see - and be seen by vehicle drivers - without restricting their own mobility. ...

Positioning

Never Lose Your Way Again – Apps Enhanced with Awiloc Can Guide You Around Buildings and Urban Spaces

 

Having just arrived by plane in an unfamiliar city, I now need to find the right subway line, and fast. This is easier said than done – the signage is more confusing than helpful. But no matter: I take my smartphone out of my pocket and ...

 

 

 

Non-destructive Testing

We’ve got X-ray eyes – and XXL panoramic vision

It’s an attribute normally associated with comic-book heroes, but believe it or not real people can do it too, with the right technology. ...

 

Communication

Goooooooaaaaaaaaal! Or maybe not?

Goal or no goal? This question can be rather inconsequential, or it can mean everything:...

 

Communication

Reaching new heights! Our digital communication radio tower in Erlangen-Tennenlohe

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