Back from ISMAR 2011 in Basel

November 2nd, 2011 No comments

We are back from ISMAR 2011, where we presented the current state of the EXAR-Projekt (funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology).

More info here.

EXAR demonstration at ISMAR 2011, Basel, Switzerland


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“CUDA: Week in Review” links to Volt volume renderer

October 12th, 2011 No comments

The weekly CUDA newsletter of Oct. 10th mentions our volume renderer Volt and links to its project page.

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Best Paper Award

September 20th, 2011 No comments

A team of authors who are part of the BRSU focal research area on Visual Computing (Hochschulschwerpunkt Visual Computing) and DFKI Saarbrücken has received the Best Paper Award at the GI Workshop on Virtual and Augmented Reality at the University of Applied Sciences in Wedel (September 15-16, 2011). read more»

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Award “AFCEA Studienpreis 2011” for Martin Weier

September 8th, 2011 No comments

Martin Weier won one of the AFCEA Studienpreis awards for his Masters Thesis about the generation and visualisation of large vegetated areas. More information here.

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Innova Desk Video

August 14th, 2011 No comments

First results of our new designed hardware: Innova Desk.

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EXAR project demonstrated

June 20th, 2011 No comments

Intermediate results of the EXAR project were demonstrated during the “Tag der Technik” in Düsseldorf on 17th and 18th June.

The setup involved a 3D TV, optical marker tracking, two real magnets and a PC. The users could watch the superposition of the two fields from magnets which they held in their hands.


EXAR demonstration at the "Tag der Technik"

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EXAR project

June 10th, 2011 No comments

Find more information about our Augmented Reality project EXAR: Experiments with Augmented Reality.

The list of projects was updated.

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Talk on “Interactive Reconstruction” by Prof. Leif Kobbelt, RWTH Aachen

May 10th, 2011 No comments

On 11th May, Prof. Leif Kobbelt of RWTH Aachen (Computer Graphics & Multimedia) will give a talk on “Interactive Reconstruction”.

The talk will be at 16:30 in C120. More info here

YouTube channel

April 19th, 2011 No comments

For those who didn’t know: We have a YouTube channel presenting some of our works.

Categories: Projects

List of projects updated. New list of publications

April 19th, 2011 No comments

We updated the list of our projects.

By selecting “Projects” from the top menu, please find more info about

  • InFlex: Real-time simulation of flexible objects in virtual environments
  • TraCell: Interactive ray tracing for eye surgery simulation and design review
  • basho: A flexible software framework for interactive environments, used by most of our projects
  • PixelStrom: A hardware pixel combiner and software for parallel rendering
  • Silva: A system to simulate and visualize large vegetated areas
  • GrIP: An extensible framework for screen space post-processing of interactive graphics
  • Volt: A fast, GPU based volume renderer
  • Image-based Tracking: Markerless tracking

We have added a new list of publications which includes abstracts and images, bibtex sources and pdfs.