The Fraunhofer IDM model
The Fraunhofer IDM research centre carries out applied research. The Centre looks at real world problems and uses technologies in the field of interactive digital media to provide visual solutions. In essence, the Centre looks at user-centered, immersive, real-time visual environments that allow users to interact with information.
Fraunhofer IDM@NTU is an enabler for various vertical sectors of the industry such as healthcare and medicine, urban solutions, smart manufacturing, maritime, logistics, marketing, training, education, and future learning.
This includes also Visual Computing for Industry 4.0 such as visual interfaces to enhance communication between machines and workers. Industry 4.0 describes the 4th stage of industrial revolution based on Cyber-Physical Systems.
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InfoLand at NTU convocation
27 July – 4 Aug 2015
Fraunhofer IDM@NTU has developed a visual social interaction platform for NTU’s 2015 convocation. Here, the freshly graduated students can create short visual messages on a large interactive screen using emoticons and other annotations and link them to personal pictures taken during the event. This way, the students can recall the past years at NTU, share their experiences and exciting moments during their study, tell what things they are going to miss and what they are looking forward to.
New Air Traffic Management Project
2 July 2015
Fraunhofer IDM@NTU is developing a new working place for future air traffic controllers in a 4-year research project together with the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of NTU.
Details about the project can be found here.
Exhibition at Singapore Discovery Center
31 March – 24 June 2015
The International Friendship exhibition at the Singapore Discovery Centre is coming to an end. Fraunhofer IDM@NTU participated with an installation of the in-house developed “Discover Germany” application.
Details about the event can be found here.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Info Seminar
13 May 2015
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Fraunhofer IDM@NTU organised a “Research in Germany” information seminar on 13 May 2015 in the Reality Theatre at NTU.
Over 100 students registered to find out more about doing a doctorate or post-doc in Germany. Details about the event can be found here.
Singapore Maritime Week 2015
23-25 April 2015
FraunhoferIDM@NTU presented the project “Human Factors in Maritime Risk Management: Simulation & Modeling” in collaboration with MAE (NTU) and Singapore Maritime Academy at the Singapore Maritime Week (SMW).
The event was held at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Read more about the event here.
INTERPOL World 2015, Singapore
14-16 April 2015
Fraunhofer IDM@NTU is heavily involved in the INTERPOL WORLD 2015 in Singapore. Prof Wolfgang Mueller-Wittig and Dr Antonio Feraco are members of the Expert Panel “Safe Cities”. Further to this, Fraunhofer IDM@NTU introduces its Visual Analytics solutions in close collaboration with Fraunhofer IGD at the exhibition (Booth B2-14). Finally, the centre developed the touch-based One-Stop-Information-Point “Get in touch with INTERPOL WORLD” which is installed at the main entrance and in the networking lounge of Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre. Read more.
CeBIT 2015, Germany
16-20 Mar 2015
Fraunhofer IDM@NTU will showcase its technologies at CeBIT 2015, the world’s largest IT expo. Visit us in hall 9 at booth E40 to see the latest developments. This year’s highlights will be the Fraunhofer IDM@NTU interactive marketing application “infoland” as well as interactive smart data dashboards.
Read more about the event and our showcase here.
Official visit of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Dresden, Germany
1-4 Feb 2015
To find out more about the various exhibitions, conferences and workshops Fraunhofer IDM@NTU had participated, visit here.