Latest Heinrich-Hertz-Institut Stories

2011-02-12 08:19:30

Researchers at Fraunhofer have combined the new mobile radio standard LTE-Advanced with a video coding technique. This puts 3-D films on your cell phone. The experts will be presenting their solution from February 14-17 in Hall 2, Stand E41 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Halting page loading and postage stamp sized-videos jiggling all over the screen "“ those days are gone for good thanks to Smartphones, flat rates and fast data links. Last year, 100 million videos were seen...

2010-08-26 22:44:37

Blockbusters like Avatar, UP or Toy Story 3 will bring the 3-D into home living rooms, televisions and computers. There are already displays available and the new Blu-Ray players can already play 3-dimensional movies based on MVC. The first soccer games were recorded stereoscopically at the Football World Championships in South Africa. What is missing is an efficient form of transmission.The problem is the data rate required by the movies "“ in spite of fast Internet and sat-ellite...

2009-02-20 14:58:38

The »iPoint 3D« allows people to communicate with a 3-D display through simple gestures "“ without touching it and without 3-D glasses or a data glove. What until now has only been seen in science fiction films will be presented at CeBIT from March 3-8 by experts from the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, HHI (Hall 9, Stand B36).»The heart of iPoint 3D is a recognition device, not much larger...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.