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Visually guided underwater robots

Who and when? Prof. Michael Jenkin, from York University, Toronto, Canada, is going to visit our University on Wednesday, March 1st. His talk will start at 10 am in the Visual Computing Lab C 061. Topic: Visually guided underwater robots Vision has proven to be a particularly effective sensor for robots operating on ...

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Alumni portrait: Alexander Barth

One of our alumni, Dr. Alexander Barth, is featured in the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg's series on outstanding graduates. His full portrait can be read here (in German).

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Self-motion and self-orientation: studies using Virtual Reality and the human centrifuge

Who and when? Dr. Laurence Harris, Director of the York Centre for Vision Research at York University, Canada, is going to visit our University on Wednesday, December 14th 2016. His talk will start at 10:30 am in the Visual Computing Lab C 061. Topic: Self-motion and self-orientation: studies using Virtual Reality and ...

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From J9 to OMR: Developing Technologies to Improve Virtual Machines

Who and when? Dr. Kenneth Kent, Director of the IBM Center for Advanced Studies and Professor at the University of New Brunswick, Canada, is going to visit our University on Wednesday, December 7th 2016. His talk will start at 11:00 am in the Visual Computing Lab C 061. Topic: From J9 to ...

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Honorable mention paper award at SUI

The team of authors Ernst Kruijff, Alexander Marquardt, Christina Trepkowski, Robert Lindeman, Andre Hinkenjann, Jens Maiero, and Bernhard Riecke has won the Honorable Mention Paper Award for their work titled "On Your Feet! Enhancing Vection in Leaning-Based Interfaces through Multisensory Stimuli". Ernst presented their contribution at this year's ACM Symposiom ...

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Welcome to the website of the Institute of Visual Computing at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences.

The field of Visual Computing covers a wide range of applications, generally related to computer environments with a visual paradigm that enable interaction and control.

Visual computing includes virtual, augmented and mixed reality as well as computer graphics, computer vision and similar fields. Technologies from these areas can open completely new perspectives in terms of analysis, creativity, interaction, decision-making and manufacturing in many industrial, research, education and training sectors.

Our main research fields include:

  • Rendering & Visualization
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Applied Experience
  • Computer Vision
  • Emerging Technologies