Fast-Charging Electric Bus

...fully electric bus operation according to the DockingPrinciple

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HandyTicket Deutschland

...convenient, mobile and cash-free ­­­­­­­­- buy your public transport tickets via mobile phone

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E-Bike »VeloCité«

...riding pleasure and efficiency

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...mobility in situations of high risk and catastrophe

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Octocopter HORUS

...flying sensor platform for the acquisition of measuring data

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Public Transport Navigation

...a reliable companion in unknown public transport networks

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AutoTram® Extra Grand

...high-tech in-between a bus and a tram

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autartec® self-sufficient life on the water

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The Fraunhofer IVI Contributes Paper to the 10th »Heat Management for Vehicles« Conference

Schematic of the control strategy for the optimization of the energy consumed by vehicle heating and cooling systems

Schematic of the control strategy for the optimization of the energy consumed by vehicle heating and cooling systems

Within the scope of the EU-funded iCOMPOSE project, the Fraunhofer IVI and the AVL List GmbH (Graz, Austria) are developing a model-based control strategy for the optimization of the energy consumed by vehicle heating and cooling systems. The model library and simulation environment developed in this context, as well as first results from the controller validation process, were recently presented to an broad expert audience at the 10th »Heat Management for Vehicles« Conference (10. Tagung »Wärmemanagement des Kraftfahrzeugs«) in Potsdam.

The complete paper and further contributions are now available in print (in German).

Dresden Researchers Night 2016

June 13, 2016

At this year’s event, almost 900 guests had the opportunity to gain fascinating insights into selected research projects of the Fraunhofer IVI. Under the motto »Staunend durch die Nacht« (Through the night in awe), the guests had the chance to make a few quiet laps on the test track – either as the drivers of an electric car or as the passengers of a plug-in-hybrid bus. A virtual tour of the autartec® building, which was realized by an augmented reality app, was a highlight for the young and the old. A crafts and drawing table was provided for the youngest guests. In addition, they could participate in a treasure hunt during which they were able to get to know future-oriented locating and positioning technologies.

The Fraunhofer IVI was again chosen as the first stop on the special tour of Dresden’s First Mayor, Dirk Hilbert. Before the official start of the event, the tour’s high-profile guests, one of them being Saxony’s State Minister of Science and Art, Dr. Eva-Maria Stange, had the opportunity to see the many booths and take part in the activities provided by the Fraunhofer IVI.

EUSTO Final Conference

June 8, 2016

The EUSTO Final Conference with the title »Towards Secure Transport Systems« was recently held in the City Hall of Culture in Dresden/Germany, chaired by Dr. Ralf Hedel (Fraunhofer IVI). The conference aimed at bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field of surface transport and its protection, thus strengthening collaboration and cooperation. Speakers from several European countries and the U.S. addressed topics related to the protection of transport infrastructures and secure operations such as emerging threats, best practice and technological innovations. Finally, speakers and audience discussed high-priority topics for future research and development in a panel discussion.

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