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Endoscopy with panoramic view
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Whether physicians examine or operate on the bladder wall with an endoscope, they can catch a glimpse of only a miniscule section of the organ – their viewpoint is like that of someone looking through...

Diagnosing prostate cancer quickly and safely
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Distinguishing between benign and malignant prostate tissue is difficult. A new device facilitates the diagnosis for doctors: Through a visual analysis, they can reliably determine if they are dealing...

Line camera makes magnetic field lines visible in 3D and real time
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0100
Fraunhofer scientists have developed a high-resolution magnetic line camera to measure magnetic fields in real time. Field lines in magnetic systems such as generators or motors, which are invisible t...

Fraunhofer develops economical process for micro energy harvesting
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0100
The trend toward energy self-sufficient probes and ever smaller mobile electronics systems continues unabated. They are used, for example, to monitor the status of the engines on airplanes, or for med...

Dazzlingly sharp images on curved screens
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0100
Projecting images on curved screens poses a dilemma. The sharper the image, the darker it is. A novel optical approach brings brightness and sharpness together for the first time on screens of any cur...

EARTO prize for Fraunhofer
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Fraunhofer researchers receive an Innovation Prize this year from the European Association for Research and Technology Organisations EARTO for the development of software that protects companies from ...

Prof. Manfred Hauswirth becomes new Executive Director of Fraunhofer FOKUS
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
The Senior Vice President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft appointed Prof. Dr. Manfred Hauswirth to Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communications Systems FOKUS in Berlin. Hauswirth will a...

Variable glass coatings to stop condensation on windows
Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Thin-film coatings impart new properties to glass in applications as diverse as window glazing, solar cells and touchscreens. With the Megatron® sputtering system, it is now possible for the first tim...

Lead-free glass decor
Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Whether on baby bottles, beer mugs or perfume bottles, imprints on glass consist mainly of lead oxide. Fraunhofer researchers have developed printing inks for glass that do not contain any toxic eleme...

Inspection system for high-strength steels
Mon, 6 Oct 2014 09:30:00 +0200
High-strength steels are in demand as lightweight construction materials. Now Fraunhofer researchers have developed a new inspection system that allows them to examine the materials contact-free. They...