Information & Communication

Information and Communication technology faces new challenges, because of the new era of increasing connectivity and digitalization. The efficient sharing and storing of data needs ever larger data centers and the means to transmit electric and optical signals. Digitalization itself brings its own challenges: There is increasing demand for highly dynamic networks that can transport, process, and analyze data.

Fraunhofer IZM can offer solutions for these challenges because of more than two decades of experience in the field of system integration.

Fraunhofer Designintegrated, miniaturized, autonomous, and robust sensor systems and wireless networks and constructs high-frequency systems and electro-optical components. The provided services also include the Optimization of processes and transfer of construction technologies for highly integrated systemsReliability testing and service life forecasting and Consulting and eco-design services for sustainable ICT products 

HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING – FROM VIDEOGAMES TO AUTONOMOUS CARS

Over the next ten years, major progress needs to be made in the area of conventional computing in order to keep pace with the requirements of new applications. High Performance Computing (HPC) is one option to amplify the capabilities of…

HOW TO TEST ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR THE REAL WORLD? DESIGN FOR RELIABILITY

Tom Dobs is an expert for the reliability of electronic systems at Fraunhofer IZM. In the video, he introduces different methods for testing and optimizing products concerning their reliability. Vibration measurement and test with electronic components, if required in combination…

ROBOTICS 101: HOW SMART MACHINES ARE CONQUERING OUR WORLD

In 2021 alone, robots are expected to generate a turnover of over 41 billion US dollars. That is equivalent to the GDP of a medium-sized European economy. Time to take a look at robotics as a scientific discipline: What makes…

ECO-RELIABILITY: THE NEW APPROACH TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE AND RELIABLE ELECTRONICS

Driven by the digital and ecological transition, the term “eco-reliability” has gained increased popularity within the last years. The main objective of this article is to present this new approach from its complementary perspectives “ecology and reliability” and to highlight…