July 13, 2014

FIFA World Cup Final to be filmed in pioneering 360° Ultra HD

The 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Production of the Final Match will pioneer a 360-degree viewing experience thanks to a panoramic, Ultra HD OmniCam.

May 23, 2014

The Fraunhofer HHI becomes a member of the Fraunhofer Vision Alliance

The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute has been accepted as a new member of the Fraunhofer Vision Alliance.

May 05, 2014

Interactive Trabi Tour in the DDR Museum

Some people might have driven one themselves; others only know it from stories and films –the Trabant or “Trabi” as it was popularly known, the iconic car from the former German Democratic Republic. The first of its kind rolled off the assembly line in 1957 – the total production run came to over three million vehicles.

March 27, 2014

Girls'Day 2014

Three different workshops in Berlin and Goslar give fascinating insights into the world of optical telecommunications. The sixth time in a row the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI is taking part in Germany's biggest career guidance project for school girls.

March 24, 2014

Dr. Torsten Mehlhorn in his Interview
with the Photonics Cluster

At the center of all our activities is the customer seeking a solution – Dr. Torsten Mehlhorn in his interview with Markus Wabersky on Fraunhofer HHI cooperation partners, the Cluster Alliance Berlin-Warsaw and the projects "Phoenix" and "ActPhast".

February 27, 2014

Every second bit now carried on the Internet involves an optical component developed by Fraunhofer HHI – Executive director Professor Martin Schell in his interview with the Photonics Cluster

In his interview with Markus Wabersky, Professor Martin Schell, executive director of the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, talks about future technologies in optical data communication, the takeover of the HHI spin-off u2t Photonics by technology leader Finisar, HHI’s collaboration with SMEs and the forms and benefits of such cooperation.


July 07, 2014

Germany's "Digital Minds" 2014

Thomas Wiegand, executive director of Fraunhofer HHI has been honored as one of “Germany’s Digital Minds” by the German Informatics Society for his work in the field of video coding and transmission.

Meet us


September 5, 2014 – September 10, 2014, Berlin, Germany



September 12, 2014 – September 16, 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands, RAI Center



September 22, 2014 – September 24, 2014, Cannes, France

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