Press Releases

Find below all press releases from Fraunhofer HHI.





November 21, 2018 CiViQ brings quantum technologies to the telecommunications arena
November 15, 2018 Volucap receives “VR Technology Award” and “VR NOW Grand Prize” at the VR NOW Awards 2018
October 31, 2018 Fraunhofer HHI will present 3D endoscope system for industrial and medical applications at VISION
October 15, 2018 A leap into quantum technology: Fraunhofer HHI participates in Q.Link.X project consortium, sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
September 11, 2018 Fraunhofer HHI shows latest video technologies at IBC
September 3, 2018 Real-time layer thickness measurement with terahertz
August 27, 2018 IFA 2018: High-definition video footage enters Virtual Reality with MPEG-OMAF and HEVC tiles of Fraunhofer HHI
August 16, 2018 Fraunhofer HHI is developing next-generation quantum communications technology in the UNIQORN project
July 11, 2018 Project completion of 5G-CHARISMA – Successful Development of new Network Architectures for the 5G Mobile Communication Networks
June 15, 2018 2.5 Gb/s millimeter radio communication for 5G via Ethernet-based fronthaul demonstrated
June 14, 2018 Fraunhofer HHI enables live broadcast of the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Ultra HD on Swisscom TV
June 14, 2018 First real-time test of Li-Fi utilization for the industrial Internet of Things 
June 11, 2018 Volumetric studio opens in Babelsberg just outside Berlin
June 5, 2018 CeBIT 2018: Mixed Reality: Walking naturally between worlds
April 26, 2018 First Li-Fi-product with technology from Fraunhofer HHI launched in Japan
April 16, 2018 Real-time layer thickness measurement with terahertz
April 5, 2018 Award for walk-in movie „Ein Ganzes Leben“ (A whole life)
March 16, 2018 Fraunhofer HHI develops a distributed aggregation and reception of a record net capacity of 400 Gb/s superchannel in a single-photodiode 110-GHz Kramers-Kronig Receiver
February 26, 2018 Arne Schönbohm, President of the Federal Office for Information Security: "Germany can be proud of its achievements with regard to science and technology"
February 21, 2018 Camera technology in vehicles: Low-latency image data compression
February 19, 2018 Fraunhofer HHI presents latest VR and 5G technologies at Mobile World Congress
February 16, 2018 Fraunhofer HHI put into operation first volumetric video studio on the European continent 
February 7, 2018 Fraunhofer HHI presents the latest Li-Fi research at the first Global LiFi Congress in Paris
January 23, 2018 Fraunhofer HHI at Photonics West
January 18, 2018 Kathleen Schröter, Fraunhofer HHI, is awarded with the AIS Distinguished Leadership Award 2018
January 17, 2018 Fraunhofer HHI receives AIS Technology Innovation Award 2018 for 3D Human Body Reconstruction


November 23, 2017 Slawomir Stanczak from Fraunhofer HHI unanimously elected Chairman of a new ITU Focus Group on ‘Machine Learning for Future Networks including 5G’
November 6, 2017 Medica 2017: Fraunhofer HHI and ARRI Medical present digital 3D surgical microscope
November 3, 2017 Classroom in Stuttgart with Li-Fi of Fraunhofer HHI opened
November 2, 2017 A New Language for VR Streaming: MPEG Technically Finalized First International Standard for VR Streaming
October 26, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI, Huawei, MediaTek, Nokia, Qualcomm Incorporated, Samsung and Sony Corp. Celebrate the Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding 2017 Primetime Emmy Engineering Award
October 18, 2017 PolyPhotonics project Berlin: Fraunhofer HHI and partners present optical chips made of polymer
October 5, 2017 Unternehmen und Forschungseinrichtungen bringen Anwendungsfälle für Industrie 4.0 in die internationale 5G-Standardisierung ein (German only)
September 28, 2017 25G/50G Low-Latency Ethernet MAC, Optimized for Xilinx Ultrascale+ Transceiver Technology
September 20, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI presents MPEG OMAF viewport-dependent VR video streaming using HEVC tiles
September 15, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI at ECOC in Gothenburg
September 14, 2017 SES and Fraunhofer HHI broadcast live 360-degree panorama video via satellite with HEVC
September 13, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI shows new Virtual Reality application at IBC
September 12, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI with latest VR and AR technologies at IBC in Amsterdam
August 15, 2017 Virtual Reality: 3D Human Body Reconstruction from Fraunhofer HHI digitizes human beings
August 15, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI released new version of its open-source radio propagation model QuaDRiGa to be used in future 5G evaluations
July 5, 2017 ZDF relies on Rohde & Schwarz and Fraunhofer HHI for the transition to DVB-T2
June 28, 2017

Fraunhofer HHI successfully completes the project “Installation of VLC technology on the Island of Mainau”

June 22, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI at Laser World of Photonics, June 26-29, 2017, Munich, Germany
June 15, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI öffnet Forschungslabore zur 17. Langen Nacht der Wissenschaften (German only)
May 4, 2017 Control 2017: Fraunhofer HHI presents digital 3D endoscopy and Terahertz sensing
April 24, 2017 NAB 2017: Rohde und Schwarz and Fraunhofer HHI present latest encoding solutions
April 21, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI with latest VR technologies at NAB in Las Vegas
April 20, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI presents interaction components for contactless human-machine operation at the Hannover Messe trade fair
April 18, 2017 Hannover Messe 2017: 5G the ultrafast wireless communications standard – Industrie 4.0 in real time
April 12, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI and UFA present Germany’s first volumetric film test production at NAB in Las Vegas
March 31, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI at FOE, April 5-7, 2017, Tokyo
March 17, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI at OFC 2017
March 13, 2017 CeBIT 2017: Analysis software for neural networks – Watching computers think
March 01, 2017 Project start Industrial Communication for Factories (IC4F)
February 27, 2017 NanoSemi, N.A.T. and Fraunhofer HHI at Mobile World Congress: Multi-Band/ Multi-Carrier demonstration with a linearized Power Amplifier
February 24, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI at Mobile World Congress with VR and 5G technologies
February 17, 2017

VR experience at Berlinale 2017 – on the red carpet with the OmniCam-360 from Fraunhofer HHI

January 25, 2017 Fraunhofer HHI at Photonics West 2017, January 28 to February 2, San Francisco
January 3, 2017 Tile Based DASH Streaming for Virtual Reality with HEVC – Enabler for high quality 360 degree video from Fraunhofer HHI at CES