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!

Current topics

Catching the light - Film technology of the future

Imaging | Sensors | Medicine

Catching the light - Film technology of the future

New methods of post-production through light-field technology

Combined forces
© Photo Fraunhofer IIS/David Hartfield

Into the future

Combined forces

In the Leistungszentrum Elektroniksysteme (LZE), industry and research are working side by side ...

Immersed in sound

Audio and Media Technologies

Immersed in sound

Taking you there ...

Deriving energy from body heat and vibrations – energy harvesting makes it possible
© Photo Fraunhofer IIS/Kurt Fuchs

Energy Management

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

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

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. ...

Annual Report 2015

 

Into the future

The intelligence of objects

The Internet of Things is bringing innovations to manufacturing ...  

 

Audio and Media Technologies

Immersed in sound

Taking you there ...  

 

Imaging | Sensors | Medicine

Catching the light - Film technology of the future

New methods of post-production through light-field technology ...

 

Into the future

Combined forces

In the Leistungszentrum Elektroniksysteme (LZE), industry and research are working side by side ...

 

Non-Destructive Testing

X-ray in the fast lane

Cost-effective testing technologies for various sectors ...  

 

Interview

»Industry is being transformed«

We speak with Prof. Heuberger, Director of Fraunhofer IIS, about Industry 4.0

In brief

On the following pages, you will find out what else happened in our institute in 2015 aside from research progress. We have compiled a selection of notable events for your reading. 

 

Download Annual Report 2015

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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