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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

Latest News


Thursday, September 10th, 2015

OSSCOM 2015 conference on Jordanian TV  On 10 September 2015, the 1st International Conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM 2015) launched at the German Jordanian University under the auspices of ... Read more


Monday, September 7th, 2015

IVC hosts GI VR/AR workshop at BRSU  The Institute of Visual Computing will host this year’s Gesellschaft für Informatik’s Workshop ‘Virtual and Augmented Reality’ (GI VR/AR). The workshop will take place at ... Read more


Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Tobias Haubrich and Sergej Alexandrov won AFCEA Studienpreis award  Tobias Haubrich and Sergej Alexandrov from the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences share second place in this year’s AFCEA Studienpreis award with Joel Janai from ... Read more


Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

BEAMING between Virtual and Reality: Studies in Asymmetric Telepresence  Who and when? Prof. Anthony Steed, Professor in Virtual Environments and Computer Graphics at the Department of Computer Science of the University College London in the ... Read more


Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Kirschner with two talks at ACS meeting in Denver  IVC senior research associate and member of the renowned American Chemical Society (ACS) Dr. Karl Kirschner gave two talks at this year’s ACS national meeting ... Read more


Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

3DUI 2015 Best Technote Award  The team of authors David Scherfgen, Rainer Herpers and Timur Saitov of the Institute of Visual Computing (IVC) were awarded a Best Technote Award for ... Read more