FREQUENTIS Communication and Collaboration Platform 3020 LifeX Provides New Solutions for “Networked Safety”

Date of Release: Nov. 22, 2017

In the event of a major incident, providing a prompt public warning is a core task for crisis management. KATWARN, a warning system developed by Fraunhofer FOKUS.

Source: Ambulance Today

Fraunhofer develops software platform for automated driving in extreme conditions

Date of Release: Oct. 17, 2017

In the European project RobustSENSE, over the past two years, researchers from the Fraunhofer FOKUS along with 14 partners, among others the Daimler AG and Robert Bosch GmbH, developed a software platform on which various sensor data from cameras, laser, radar and further information like weather data can be combined


Austrian Interior Ministry starts testing Katwarn system

Date of Release: July 05, 2017

The Austrian Ministry of Interior has started testing the Katwarn public warning system, developed by the German Fraunhofer Institute Fokus.

Source: Telecompaper

Universities combine to steer German internet policy

New institute will receive €10 million a year for interdisciplinary research

Date of Release: May 30, 2017
The Berlin consortium has won the competition on the German Internet Insitute against four other German cities. The winning host institutions are: four universities of Berlin, the University of Potsdam, the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems, and the Berlin Social Science Centre.
Source: Times Higher Education

How do we teach cars to see?

Sensors for self-driving cars and the mobility of the future

Date of Release: Apr. 01, 2017

Today's cars feature a host of different sensors to make them smarter and safer. Ilja Radusch, Director of Business Unit Smart Mobility, about LiDAR-scanner and the mobility of the future.

Source: Photonics in Germany Print

Fraunhofer Fokus opens IoT Lab

Date of Release: Mar. 30, 2017

Fraunhofer FOKUS opens its new transfer center “Internet of Things Lab which involves a demonstration and test center as well as a development laboratory for clients and business partners.


ETSI drives NFV interoperability with first plugtests event

Date of Release: Jan. 13, 2017

German govt commits to gigabyte network by 2025

Date of Release: Nov. 09, 2016

After a meeting of the “Net alliance Digital Germany", federal minister Dobrindt presented key points of the Zukunftsoffensive Gigabit-Deutschland (Future initiative Gigabit-Germany). The basis for the key features is the study “Netzinfrastrukturen für die Gigabit-Gesellschaft” (“Network infrastructures for the Gigabit-society”) launched by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure at the initiative of Netalliance and carried out by FOKUS.


OPNFV expands with 4 new members

Date of Release: Nov. 03, 2016