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, January 12th, 2018

Prof. Rainer Herpers is back from Canada  A strong international research team: Professors Scott Bateman, Gerhard Dueck, Rainer Herpers and Ken Kent (l. t. r.) in front of the building of the ... Read more


Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Use the error, Luke!  Who and when? Prof. Dr. Martin Eisemann, from the TH Cologne, is going to visit our University on Thursday, November 23rd. His talk will start at ... Read more


Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Rainer Herpers is Visiting Professor in Canada  The German Academic Exchange Service and the Centre for Advanced Studies of the University of New Brunswick financially support a short-term professorship in computer science ... Read more


Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

RISE intern Suzannah Smith @ IVC  The department of computer science is glad to welcome another RISE intern from our Canadian partner university in New Brunswick. Suzannah Smith is a third ... Read more


Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Open-minded: H-BRS is "Excellent Place" 2017  The IVC’s project EPICSAVE has been voted into the top 100 award winners of this years innovation competition “Ausgezeichnete Orte im Land der Ideen” (Excellent ... Read more


Friday, July 14th, 2017

Best Paper Award at ICME  The team of authors Jens Maiero, Ernst Kruijff, Andre Hinkenjann and George Ghinea received the Best Paper Award (Platinum Award) at the IEEE International Conference ... Read more