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  • Smart Nation Singapore

    May 26, 2021

    Climate change is a critical global issue. We are honoured to have our interactive visualisation solution on rising sea levels featured in this article on Singapore as a Smart Nation by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

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  • Future-Ready Older Workforce

    News / May 19, 2021

    With one of the world's fastest aging populations, Singapore's elderly have varying levels of technology literacy. With a firm belief that technology serves the well-being of society, Fraunhofer Singapore applies virtual reality technology to bridge the digital divide.

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  • Even as Singapore moves towards a more cashless society, ATMs are still a vital part of the financial system, especially for the elderly who still use cash. Channel NewsAsia speaks to Prof Wolfgang Mueller-Wittig to understand how virtual reality technology could serve to enhance digital literacy for senior citizens.

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  • 30 Years of German Unity

    News / October 02, 2020

    Singapore holds global relevance as a bridge between Europe and Asia for technology exchange. Fraunhofer Singapore is the first Asian affiliate of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the world's leading applied research organisation. We seek the mastery of of future challenges with technological breakthroughs.

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  • At the Frontiers of a Pandemic

    News / August 07, 2020

    To support COVID-19 research and education, computer scientists at Fraunhofer Singapore at NTU have launched Virtual SARS-CoV-2, a digital 3D model of the novel coronavirus. The resource will be made available to scientists and the public, and can be run on personal computers or in immersive virtual reality scenarios using virtual reality equipment.

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  • A virtual 3D model developed by Fraunhofer Singapore, a joint research institute between NTU and German software company Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, allows the cross-section and exterior of the Sars-Cov-2 virus particle before it enters the human cell to be seen.

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  • Virtual reality training gives trainees the opportunity to work in immersive environments that are digital twins of the trains in real life. This virtual training resolves the challenges of how trainees could observe safe distancing while under training, as practice for each trainee may take place anytime, anywhere with the software downloaded on a laptop, accompanied by a virtual reality headset, controllers and internet.

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  • What Germany Can Learn from Singapore

    News / January 07, 2020

    The Asian city-state Singapore is the model for progress in the world - and offers itself as a test laboratory for new technologies. The economic technocrats are not interested in democratic procedures, but in practical solutions.

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  • This year’s ITAP, which is designed as a personalized learning journey for each attendee, serves as a community enabler connecting buyers to all aspects of their needs in their I4.0 journey — from learning and networking to sourcing, retrofitting, and implementing. The event will help attendees learn from industry giants who will present innovations, valuable insights, and case studies that will inspire practical engagement.

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