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

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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 ... Read more

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
Sign Language for Cars - 3D Hand Gesture Control Goes Automotive  Who and when? Dr. Alexander Barth, Technical Manager for Vision Engineering at Delphi, Wuppertal, is going to visit our University on Tuesday, November 15th 2016. His ... Read more

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
Medical Data Understanding  Who and when? Prof. Dr. Marcin Grzegorzek, from the University of Siegen, is going to visit our University on Wednesday, September 14th 2016. His talk will ... Read more

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
NDR reports on EPICSAVE  On 05 and 06 August 2016, NDR Info science magazine “Logo” featured our project EPICSAVE in a report titled “Der virtuelle Notfallsanitäter” (“The virtual paramedic”). ... Read more

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
Best paper award at ICCSA  The team of authors Katharina Stollenwerk (Institute of Visual Computing, IVC), Anna Vögele (University of Bonn), Björn Krüger (Gokhale Method Institute, Palo Alto, USA), André ... Read more

Friday, June 3rd, 2016
Professor Hinkenjann - invited expert at Cologne network meeting on Virtual and Augmented Reality  On Thursday evening, 02 June 2016 Web de Cologne e.V. rallied decision-makers of the digital economy to a future-oriented topic in the digital world. Professor ... Read more