Press Releases 2018

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  • The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility (CNF) has entered into a partnership with the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IPMS) in Dresden, Germany, to help small companies accelerate product research and development. The partners have completed a tool map – a list of tools and fabrication-process steps that both labs support – that allows companies to plan the growth of their R&D prototyping activities by minimizing technology disruptions as they transfer their micro/nanofabrication processes from lab to foundry.

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  • No Industry 4.0 without RFID and Sensors

    Press Release / 10.4.2018

    Cost reductions resulting from transparent supply chains, workpiece-controlled production lines or preventive maintenance measures would not be possible without the interaction of identification methods, sensors, software, and secure data storage concepts. Fraunhofer IPMS will demonstrate a system made up of various wireless RFID sensors, specially-developed RFID OPC UA middleware and a tamper-proof data storage concept based on blockchain technology at this year's Hannover Messe. Visitors to the world's largest trade show for industrial technology can view the Fraunhofer IPMS system demonstration at the OPC Foundation booth from 23-27 April.

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  • Researchers at Fraunhofer IPMS have developed a wireless, battery-free RFID sensor able to monitor both temperature and deformations on metallic rotating parts such as shafts or spindles. Experts will present the complete Fraunhofer IPMS portfolio for the automation industry at the 2018 RFID Journal LIVE!, the world's largest conference for RFID technology, taking place in Orlando, Florida USA from April 10-12.

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  • Blockchain is the new magic word in logistics, providing all members a transparent supply chain in which goods and status data are securely recorded and exchanged. Fraunhofer IPMS in Dresden has developed wireless RFID sensor systems to be used for identification and status purposes in a wide range of industries and also offers software solutions based on these systems that can be extended by blockchain concepts. Experts from Fraunhofer IPMS will be on hand at the 2018 LogiMat International Trade Fair for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management to present these new products.

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  • Fraunhofer IPMS in Dresden Germany will present Li-Fi communication modules at the 2018 Optical Fiber exhibition & conference OFC in San Diego from March 13 to 15. In competition with Wi-Fi industrial solutions, wireless optical technology promises faster, interference-free and more secure infrastructures.

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