Press Releases

Here you find all internal and external press releases of the Intel Visual Computing Institute. 


Manuel Gorius and Sven Gehring received the Intel Doctoral Student Honor Award

Intel Doctoral Student Honor Awards go to Sven Gehring and Manuel Gorius. Manuel Gorius is working on the ITC3D-project and Sven Gehring is a student at Saarland University. more »


Christian Theobalt received the "Deutsche Mustererkennungspreis 2012"

The German Association for Pattern Recognition (DAGM) awarded Christian Theobalt from the Max Planck Institute for Informatics the “Deutsche Mustererkennungspreis 2012”. more »


Capturing movements of actors and athletes in real time with conventional video cameras

Within milliseconds, and just with the help of mathematics, computing power and conventional video cameras, computer scientists at the Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken can automatically capture the movements of... more »


German Computer Scientists Join Forces to Make Interactive 3D Graphics Part of the World Wide Web

Interactive 3D graphics are not available on the World Wide Web even though almost all PCs as well as mobile and embedded devices already contain high-performance 3D graphics hardware to process it. Now, computer scientists from... more »


Request for Project Proposals in the Intel Visual Computing Institute, Saarbrücken, Germany

The Intel Visual Computing Institute (Intel VCI) was launched at Saarland University (UdS), in Saarbrücken, Germany as a lightning rod for collaborative and exploratory Visual Computing research within Europe. The founding... more »


Eurographics Distinguished Career Award 2012

Hans-Peter Seidel receives the Eurographics Distinguished Career Award 2012 for his outstanding technical contributions to many areas of computer graphics, his continued and successful role in training young researchers, who have... more »


Prime Minister visits the booth of research of Saarland University

On the traditional “Day of Saarland” at the world’s largest and most important computer fair CeBIT in Hannover the Prime Minister of the Saarland, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, and Gerhard Wack, State Secretary at department of... more »


CeBIT 2012 – Internet service prevents cable tangle in presentations at conferences and trade shows

To connect a laptop to an additional monitor, projector or even to a monitor wall, a special cable was required, until now. Researchers of the Saarland University’s Intel Visual Computing Institute overcome this obstacle by... more »


CeBIT 2012: Interactive 3D graphical objects as an integral part of online shops

When customers visit an online shop, they want to see all parts of a product; they want to enlarge it, or visualize adjusting single elements. Until now, web developers have been dealing with a multiplicity of different programs,... more »


Eight of the best projects at Intel's Research Day

I’ve just got back from one of Intel’s occasional research days. The last one I went to – in Santa Clara, California last June – showcased some fascinating projects, including wireless power, a processor with 48 cores and a... more »

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