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Door Manufacturer Benefits From Simulation Tools

December 7, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Building burglary-resistent doors with thermal insulation is a challenge for manufacturers. Their complex structure provides holes for the flow of air. With scientific simulation methods, Fraunhofer researchers have designed an insulating construction on the…

Morgenstadt City Challenge Focuses on Future Ready Actions

August 1, 2014 - in Modeling, Planning, Projects, Smart Cities

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s Morgenstadt Innovation Network honored the first winning city of the Morgenstadt City Challenge at its network meeting…

Thinking Houses for Intelligent Cities

June 10, 2013 - in Energy, Projects

By 2030, four out of five people will live in megacities. Supplying them with power and water will be crucial. IT networking, intelligent power grids…

Germany Surveys Roads at 100 km/h

April 3, 2013 - in Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

Germany’s roads are worth 470 billion euros. Roads in fact account for over 60 percent of the capital assets of many municipalities. But there’s a risk that this value is deteriorating, as many roads now look back on 30 years of service and more. Weather…

3D Positioning for Museums

November 21, 2012 - in Corporate, Facility Management

Fraunhofer IIS will be presenting the awiloc technology at the MUTEC trade fair in Leipzig from November 22 – 24, hall 2 (booth H30). Convenient pocket size, easy handling: Multimedia guides with awiloc positioning offer museum visitors behind-the-scenes…