Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD is the world's leading institute for applied research in the field of visual computing. Visual computing stands for image- and model-based information technology. It includes computer graphics, computer vision, as well as virtual and augmented reality.
Fraunhofer IGD develops prototypes and complete solutions based on customer demands. The range of applications of the concepts, models, and practical solutions spans from virtual product development to medicine, commerce, and multimedia learning and training.
The research and development projects of Fraunhofer IGD are directly related to current requirements of market and economy. Numerous spin-offs ensure that prototypes are quickly brought to market.
Together with its partner universities, Fraunhofer IGD also performs key technology sresearch and cooperates with companies of various industrial sectors. Apart from its headquarters in Darmstadt, Fraunhofer IGD has locations in Ros