Institute

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

Latest News

Friday, June 16th, 2017
Beyond Fun and Games: VR and Visualization as a Tool of the Trade  Who and when? Prof. Carolina Cruz-Neira and Prof. Dirk Reiners, from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA, are going to visit our University on ... Read more

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Carolina Cruz-Neira - inventor of the CAVE - visiting IVC  The inventor of the Cave, Carolina Cruz-Neira, will visit our University and give a talk. She will be joined by Dirk Reiners who will in ... Read more

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
It’s Time to Stop Staring at Your Phone’s Mobile Map: The Importance of HCI Perspectives for Next-generation Navigation Devices  Who and when? Prof. Johannes Schöning, from the University of Bremen, Germany, is going to visit our University on Thursday, June 8th. His talk will start ... Read more

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
Value of the Open  Who and when? Prof. Walid Karam, from the University of Balamand, Balamand Al Kurah, Lebanon, is going to visit our University on Friday, May 19th. His ... Read more

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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 ... Read more

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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 ... Read more