Press Releases

  • Dresden/Erfurt: M³Infekt, a Fraunhofer cluster project, aims to develop a moni-toring system that enables early intervention in the event that a patient’s condi-tion suddenly starts to deteriorate. It will be a modular, multimodal and mobile system, and will also be suitable for use in the treatment of COVID-19 patients. By facilitating the required intervention at an early stage, the system helps to lessen the effects of disease, shorten the duration of therapy and make flexible use of intensive care wards.

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  • From driver assistance systems to infotainment - more and more data is being transmitted in modern vehicles. In the on-board network, data streams must be prioritized differently and transmitted using various communication protocols. The Fraunhofer IPMS develops different IP Core designs for this purpose, which meet the functional safety requirements of the automotive sector and can be used independently of the platform. At the Bordnetz Congress on September 22, 2020, the experts of the Fraunhofer IPMS will present the IP Core designs for the automotive sector.

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  • Virtual industrial fair "INDUSTRIAL production + handling" / 2020

    Fraunhofer IPMS presents communication solutions for modern production

    June 09, 2020

    In modern industrial plants, machines, logistics and products talk directly to each other and require technology solutions for error-free and fast data transmission. The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems presents innovative solutions for industrial communication in the technology fields of Li-Fi, RFID sensors and Communication IP-Cores at the virtual industrial fair "INDUSTRIAL production + handling" from June 17th to July 3rd, 2020.

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  • NED technology from Fraunhofer IPMS is expanding the fields of application for hearables / 2020

    From Invention to creation – how Fraunhofer IPMS applied an innvoation by founding the Arioso spin-off company

    April 23, 2020

    Fraunhofer IPMS founded the spin-off company Arioso Systems GmbH in October 2019. The aim of founding this company was to launch an innovative sound transducer principle for miniaturized headphones (also known as ‘hearables’) onto the market. These voice-operated, multi-talented devices are worn in the ear and will even be able to completely take over Internet communication in the future thanks to their unique Nanoscopic Electrostatic Drive (NED) technology from Fraunhofer IPMS. We spoke to Dr. Herrmann Schenk, Chief Operating Officer of the spin-off company, about the reasons behind this.

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  • Successful first financing round for Fraunhofer spin-off company Arioso Systems GmbH / 2020

    Micro loudspeaker made from silicon

    April 01, 2020

    The Fraunhofer IPMS spin-off company Arioso Systems GmbH has successfully completed its first round of financing. The spin-off company is launching an innovative sound transducer principle for miniaturized headphones (also known as ‘hearables’) to the market. The revolutionary new micro loudspeaker technology made from 100% silicon, is based on the patented Nanoscopic Electrostatic Drive (NED) principle from the Fraunhofer IPMS. This can considerably extend the functional scope for miniaturized headphones, meaning that hearables may independently take over Internet communication in the future.

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  • Covid-19 situation

    March 18, 2020

    The corona pandemic has now reached Europe, and Germany in particular, and presents us with major challenges. Cases of infection are increasing exponentially and in recent days more and more countermeasures have been ordered by the authorities.

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  • From lane departure warning to automatic emergency braking: numerous assistance systems are at work in modern vehicles. These driver assistance systems continuously send large amounts of data, processing more and more information that must be transmitted in real time and sorted according to priority. Fraunhofer IPMS has developed real-time capable IP cores, that meet the Ethernet time sensitive networking (TSN) standard, for the automotive sector.

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