The coronavirus home office survey: How well are we working from home?

The coronavirus home office survey: How well are we working from home?

The coronavirus home office survey, along with immediate feedback on respondents’ answers, will feed into a study based on an analysis of the current work situation and its impact on employee collaboration and wellbeing.

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Patenticus: a fun way to get a grip on intellectual property rights

Start of the Fraunhofer Competence Center “Quantum Computing Baden-Württemberg”

In order to advance application-oriented research on quantum computing, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is founding a national network on quantum computing. The first center to start is the Competence Center “Quantum Computing Baden-Württemberg”.

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Contactless measurement method detects infections

Contactless measurement method detects infections

An innovative measurement method is helping to detect people infected with coronavirus from a safe distance. It detects fever, increased pulse rates and fast breathing without endangering the person conducting the testing.

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FutureWork360: Just how virtual can research be?

FutureWork360: Just how virtual can research be?

FutureWork360, a joint project by the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO and the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA, shows how new and, most especially, virtual forms of communication and collaboration can help.

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June 2, 2020

Information for our customers regarding the COVID-19 pandemic

The measures enforced to combat the spread of coronavirus are gradually being eased. Strict isolation is no longer necessary, and we are now working on a step-by-step process to restore day-to-day activities on site at the Institute. The following information provides an update for our customers and partners on the current status and latest developments at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO in Stuttgart.

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IAO-News / Jul 13, 2020

Virtual reality can assist with the evaluation of future transport concepts

In a multimedia project – “2049: Zeitreise Mobilität” – conducted together with the German regional broadcaster Hessischer Rundfunk, Fraunhofer IAO has used virtual reality to send test persons on a journey through time to German and U.S. cities in the year 2049. The concluding study shows which future transport concepts meet with acceptance and are regarded as realistic. When it comes to tomorrow’s transport, however, different generations do not always agree on which attributes are most desirable.

 

IAO-News / Jun 17, 2020

Art and robots – how digitalization can change a visit to museums

The use of innovative technology and smart services can substantially enhance the museum experience, providing visitors with a new approach to art, history and knowledge. That’s the latest lesson from the Future Museum project, a joint initiative by the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO and the company MUSEUM BOOSTER GmbH. But what does a digital museum experience actually involve?

 

IAO-News / Jun 17, 2020

Catalyst for sustainable cities and regions

Cities are some of the biggest emitters of CO2 – and that makes them a powerful lever in the fight against global warming. The team behind the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s Morgenstadt initiative recently published a position paper that aims to help German municipalities fast-track the implementation of sustainable urban development and digitalization. The goal of this new publication is to pool existing solutions, make them accessible and financially viable for municipalities and cities everywhere, and create new capacities.

 

IAO-News / May 15, 2020

The coronavirus home office survey: How well are we working from home?

The coronavirus home office survey, along with immediate feedback on respondents’ answers, will feed into a study based on an analysis of the current work situation and its impact on employee collaboration and wellbeing