By Silke Bruns | Freelance editor – People and technology work as a team in the social networked industry. In three transfer projects at the Innovationlab, companies have now been able to sound out what this looks like in practice. These have shown that employees’ acceptance of digital assistants is high – and the efficiency gain for the company is also high. »Read More
By Andreas Nettsträter | Fraunhofer IML – Digital solutions for the purpose of work organization help to design this new form of cooperation between humans and technology in the social networked industry to be as uncomplicated and natural as possible for the staff. The focus is on developing an »intelligent shelf« that communicates with people and recognizes their stress level. »Read More
By Silke Bruns | Freelance editor – »Making Innovative Leaps in Tandem« is the idea behind the transfer projects at
the Innovation Laboratory in which science and business lay the foundations for the implementation of new technologies together – here are two examples.
By Andreas Nettsträter | Fraunhofer IML – Whether it is fault prevention during stock-taking, more efficient receiptless deliveries or anticipatory maintenance: small and medium-sized companies from all over Germany are currently sounding out the potential for hybrid services in new transfer projects at the Innovationlab – under special consideration of human-technology interaction. »Read More
By Sascha Feldhorst | Fraunhofer IML – Within the context of the MotionMiners start-up initiative at Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML, research demonstrates how machines can support people meaningfully. Automated activity recognition will improve both processes and ergonomics in intralogistics – a benefit for companies and employees alike. »Read More
By Andreas Nettsträter | Fraunhofer IML – Transferring knowledge and technology to companies is a significant pillar of the Innovationlab. So-called transfer projects aim specifically at small and medium-sized companies – and they soon pay off in many ways. »Read More
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In the research centre at the Innovationlab, new methods and technologies are tested in experiments e. g. in the field of localisation and wireless communication.
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In the application centre new methods and technologies can be demonstrated realistically in a model environment.
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