Germany's Digital Council holds first meeting with Chancellor MerkelDate of Release: Aug. 24, 2018
The German Digital Council appointed to help the country accelerate its digitization efforts have convened for the first time. Peter Parycek, head of Competence Center Public IT at the Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS, is one of ten members.
NI partners with Huawei, others on new testbed to advance the IIoTDate of Release: Apr. 27, 2018
At HANNOVER MESSE 2018, more than 20 international organizations and industry vendors jointly announced the "Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) + OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA)" smart manufacturing testbed covering six major industrial Internet scenarios. The stakeholders engaged in the testbed include the Alliance of Industrial Internet (AII), Avnu Alliance, Edge Computing Consortium (ECC), Fraunhofer FOKUS, Huawei, Schneider Electric, HollySys, National Instruments Corporation (NI), B&R Automation, TTTech, and Spirent Communications.
Edge Computing: Innovation Bridges the “Last Mile” for Industrial InternetDate of Release: Apr. 25, 2018
At the world’s largest industrial fair HANNOVER MESSE 2018, Fraunhofer FOKUS together with more than 20 international organizations and industry vendors jointly announced the “Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) + OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA)” smart manufacturing testbed covering six major industrial Internet scenarios.
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Huawei and partners present TSN applications at Hannover Trade FairDate of Release: Apr. 24, 2018
Fraunhofer FOKUS along with Huawei and 18 additional partners presented their testing environment Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) + OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) at the Hannover Trade Fair.
Visions for 5G futureDate of Release: Mar. 04, 2018
At the Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, Huawei shared its visions for the development of 5G. Together with Huawei and other partners, Fraunhofer FOKUS announced the inauguration of the “5G Slicing Association” at the MWC. The association will address requirements from vertical industry and the potential application scenarios of 5G network slicing.
Deutsche Telekom co-launches open RAN, network slicing groupsDate of Release: Feb. 27, 2018
Deutsche Telekom has coordinated two new industry groups focusing on open radio access network architecture and network slicing. A separate alliance, the 5G Network Slicing Association, comprises China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, Digital Domain, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Huawei, CEPRI of SGCC, Tencent, TIM and Volkswagen.
Fraunhofer designs AR component for Hamburg city appDate of Release: Dec. 17, 2017
German research institute Fraunhofer Fokus has developed the augmented reality (AR) component for a new app that lets users digitally discover Hamburg’s Speicherstadt, its historic warehouse district.
FREQUENTIS Communication and Collaboration Platform 3020 LifeX Provides New Solutions for “Networked Safety”Date of Release: Nov. 22, 2017
In the event of a major incident, providing a prompt public warning is a core task for crisis management. KATWARN, a warning system developed by Fraunhofer FOKUS.
Fraunhofer develops software platform for automated driving in extreme conditionsDate of Release: Oct. 17, 2017
In the European project RobustSENSE, over the past two years, researchers from the Fraunhofer FOKUS along with 14 partners, among others the Daimler AG and Robert Bosch GmbH, developed a software platform on which various sensor data from cameras, laser, radar and further information like weather data can be combined
Universities combine to steer German internet policy
New institute will receive €10 million a year for interdisciplinary researchDate of Release: May 30, 2017
How do we teach cars to see?
Sensors for self-driving cars and the mobility of the futureDate of Release: Apr. 01, 2017
Today's cars feature a host of different sensors to make them smarter and safer. Ilja Radusch, Director of Business Unit Smart Mobility, about LiDAR-scanner and the mobility of the future.
German govt commits to gigabyte network by 2025Date of Release: Nov. 09, 2016
After a meeting of the “Net alliance Digital Germany", federal minister Dobrindt presented key points of the Zukunftsoffensive Gigabit-Deutschland (Future initiative Gigabit-Germany). The basis for the key features is the study “Netzinfrastrukturen für die Gigabit-Gesellschaft” (“Network infrastructures for the Gigabit-society”) launched by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure at the initiative of Netalliance and carried out by FOKUS.