Local 5G network assists in the fight against forest firesDate of Release: May 06, 2022
One third of all forest fires in Germany occur in the federal state of Brandenburg. This is where the ALADIN (Advanced Low Altitude Data Information System) project aims to set up a mobile 5G campus network to obtain real time information on the situation. This is achieved with the help of the 5G+ Nomadic Node from the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS
Deutsche Telekom, Bosch take part in campus network project in GermanyDate of Release: Feb. 10, 2022
Fraunhofer FOKUS und HHI coordinate the CampusOS flagship project, together with 22 industry partners. The aim is to create a digital ecosystem that guarantees open radio technologies and interoperable network components, which will be realized in the form of a technology toolbox.
Fraunhofer Fokus supports 6G research hubs in GermanyDate of Release: Aug. 11, 2021
Fraunhofer Fokus has confirmed its involvement in two of four planned 6G research hubs in Germany over the next four years: the “6G Research and Innovation Cluster” (6G-RIC) and the Open6GHub. The project is funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Fraunhofer Institutes kick off 6G research project in GermanyDate of Release: Feb. 08, 2021
Five Fraunhofer Institutes are cooperating to conduct research activities on “6G” technology. With the 6G Sentinel project the research institutes aim to develop key technologies for the future 6G mobile communications standard.
Media Broadcast starts 5G campus network to test new servicesDate of Release: Dec. 17, 2020
Media Broadcast, a leading broadcasting provider has received permission from the german Federal Network Agency to set up its own 5G campus network, using the ”Open5GCore“ software developed by Fraunhofer FOKUS.
Fraunhofer Fokus and Norigin Media develop OTT ad replacement platformDate of Release: Dec. 08, 2020
Fraunhofer FOKUS has developed a new advertising system for pay-TV operators, in partnership wit the Scandinavian company Norigin Media. The over-the-top (OTT) ad tech will provide pay-TV operators with the ability to identify ads on premium streaming services and replace them with advertising aimed at specific target groups.
Fraunhofer Institute carries out positive test of 5G core network with various manufacturersDate of Release: June 17, 2020
Interoperability tests conducted by the Berlin-based research institute Fraunhofer FOKUS have shown that the Open5GCore, the reference 5G core network by Fraunhofer FOKUS, works smoothly with the base stations of Huawei and Nokia.
AI-based electronic solutions can make autonomous driving saferDate of Release: Dec. 04, 2019
Fully automated and autonomous vehicles should be able to respond appropriately in every situation. Together with partners in the “KI-FLEX” project, the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is developing a platform that uses Artificial Intelligence methods to help measure vehicle position and determine vehicle environment in the future. Fraunhofer FOKUS is part of the project.
5G Automotive Association tests C-V2X technologies in BerlinDate of Release: May 24, 2019
At the live demonstration of the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), smart mobility experts of Fraunhofer FOKUS presented two use cases of C-V2X technology, which included warning before emergency braking and construction sites, and tele-operated driving. For the latter demo, a system has been developed that enables a teleoperator to switch to automated control in the event of an emergency, thus enabling unforeseen obstacles to be mastered reliably.
Eclipse Foundation launches openMobility group to plan future of autonomous carsDate of Release: May 14, 2019
The Eclipse Foundation has launched the openMobility group, which will focus on open and shared collaboration around one of the major issues in urban planning around autonomous vehicles and future transportation requirements – traffic simulation and modelling. The business unit Smart Mobility of Frauhofer FOKUS is part of the group.
Adressing urban planning issues around autonomous vehiclesDate of Release: May 13, 2019
Fraunhofer FOKUS joins working group “openMobility” launched by the Eclipse Foundation alongside the German Aerospace Center, BOSCH and Vector Informatik. The group will focus on open and shared collaboration around autonomous vehicles and urban transportation. Dr. Ilja Radusch, head of Smart Mobility, hopes that an open platform “will provide the industry a comprehensive environment allowing a more efficient app and system development.”
Can digitalisation save us?Date of Release: Apr. 11, 2019
Ina Schieferdecker and Dirk Messner, members of the German Advisory Council of Global Change (WBGU) explain how the potential of digitalization should be mobilized to adress the challenges of climate change and social inequality.
Controlling industrial robots via 5G edge
Hannover Trade Fair 2019Date of Release: Apr. 02, 2019
Fraunhofer FOKUS and the German Edge Cloud (GEC) are presenting an application scenario at the Rittal stand during the Hannover Fair: Using Virtual Reality (VR) glasses and two VR controllers, visitors can control a two-armed industrial robot connected to an Edge-based 5G core network.
How Germany is winning at turning its research to commercial application
The country is using science for economic benefitDate of Release: Mar. 27, 2019
Fraunhofer is one of the leading applied research organizations in Europe, but it maintains an academic flavour, says Ina Schieferdecker, director of the Fraunhofer FOKUS Institute.