Digital Business

In numerous projects and research projects, the »Digital Business« research unit develops and tests new methods and intelligent IT solutions for the benefit of companies and society.

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IAO News

7.3.2019

AI solutions for autonomous vehicle fleets

How can artificial intelligence (AI) be used in vehicle fleets? How can autonomous vehicles be integrated in car sharing information and communications technology (ICT) systems? The Fraunhofer IAO project KI4ROBOFLEET is investigating the possible applications of AI in the area of autonomous driving.
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3.4.2018

eMobility-Scout

What is the most efficient way of integrating electric vehicles into my fleet? How can I reduce the costs of installing and connecting a charging infrastructure? These questions are being studied by a consortium of research partners in the eMobility-Scout project, which deals with the conceptualization, implementation and testing of a cloud-based IT solution for operating electric vehicles and sharing private charging infrastructures.
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24.10.2017

Fraunhofer IAO joins “Partnership on AI“

Founded by big tech companies such as Apple, IBM and Microsoft, the Partnership on AI promotes collaboration and exchange on the important topic of artificial intelligence. Through its membership, Fraunhofer IAO is playing an active part in developing AI best practices and technologies to benefit businesses and society.
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16.8.2017

SME 4.0 Cloud Agency

The Agency’s work supports multipliers, such as competence centers, professional organizations and associations, that in turn support companies on the path toward digitalization.
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Event / 13.5.2019

Unternehmensdialog Künstliche Intelligenz

Artificial intelligence (Künstliche Intelligenz) is regarded as one of the most important future topics for the economy and society. But how far are companies prepared for it? What effects can be expected? Which strategies and concepts do successful companies pursue? These and similar questions are the focus of the event "Unternehmensdialog Künstliche Intelligenz"

 

Event / 3.7.2019

Esslinger Forum: Internet of Things

For the fourth time, Fraunhofer IAO invites executives and decision-makers from sectors such as automotive, mechanical and plant engineering and logistics to exchange information and discuss current topics and examples on the Internet of Things. The event offers a practical seminar in the morning and impulse lectures and networking at the Forum in the afternoon. 

 

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People and IT Fraunhofer News

7.3.2019

AI solutions for autonomous vehicle fleets

How can artificial intelligence (AI) be used in vehicle fleets? How can autonomous vehicles be integrated in car sharing information and communications technology (ICT) systems? The Fraunhofer IAO project KI4ROBOFLEET is investigating the possible applications of AI in the area of autonomous driving.
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5.2.2019

The human factor in artificial intelligence

Everyone is talking about artificial intelligence. It’s a topic that is generating high hopes but also provoking some fears. Fraunhofer IAO therefore intends to try and dispel some of the myths in the course of the “2019 Science Year”, devoted to AI. A series of lectures, publications and projects will explain how companies and specific business sectors can use artificial intelligence, and what impact it will have on the world of work.
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23.5.2018

Germans open to the idea of 3D printed organs

Many Germans are open to the idea of 3D printed organs, permanent body scans and cell repairing nanorobots as part of healthcare in the future, says an international survey conducted by BR, ARTE and Fraunhofer IAO as part of the “Homo Digitalis” project. In all, more than 22,000 respondents from Germany and France took part in the online quiz, which tested their acceptance levels for new technologies.
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6.11.2017

Launch of the world’s first online platform for digital accessibility

The world’s first online platform for digital accessibility has been launched. As part of the EU’s “Prosperity4All” project, DeveloperSpace is where interested parties, developers, companies, and the scientific community come together. The aim is to develop simple, cost-effective and efficient solutions for assistive technologies.
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Research Unit Digital Business

The Research Unit Digital Business is located at the Fraunhofer IAO in Stuttgart-Vaihingen.

 

Application Center KEIM in Esslingen

The KEIM Application Center, located at the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, is a branch of the Digital Business research department.