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fraunhofer

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Need to lend your key? E-mail it, Fraunhofer says

The German research organization is showing technology that lets NFC-equipped smartphones unlock doors, and let one person effectively e-mail a key to another.

By March 4, 2013

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Audi partners with Bang & Olufsen, Fraunhofer IIS for 3D Sound

Audi steps its ultra-premium audio offerings up a notch with a 23-channel 3D sound system.

By January 8, 2013

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Fraunhofer's artistic robot at CeBIT (photos)

The Fraunhofer Institute shows off a robot at CeBIT that could take a digital photo and convert it into a drawing. Its day job is measuring the performance of reflective materials.

5 Images March 7, 2012

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How fast is that soccer player? Fraunhofer can tell

At CeBIT, the research firm shows wireless tracking technology that lets coaches or fans see statistics such as how far a player ran or how fast the ball was shot.

By March 6, 2012

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MIT, Germany's Fraunhofer Institute form energy research center

The Center for Sustainable Energy Solutions at MIT will have $6 million in initial funding to research solar, building efficiency, and energy devices.

By April 12, 2008

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LED lights could become network devices, too

Fraunhofer Institute has demonstrated how conventional LED lighting could be used to send and receive data to laptops or smartphones, with speeds up to 3Gbps.

By April 12, 2013

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You're going to want to keep your shirt on for this workout

High-tech textiles, like self-cleaning jackets and self-charging backpacks, welcome a new member to the ranks: a shirt that measures your heart rate and more.

By November 5, 2013

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Portrait-drawing robot shows CeBIT's artistic side

The Van Goghs of the world needn't worry for now, but a robot at CeBIT is drawing portraits of people at the tech show.

By March 7, 2012

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Listening in on Audi 3D audio

Audi brought a Q7 SUV to CES 2013 to showcase its partnership with Bang & Olufsen and The Fraunhofer Institute to develop what it calls 3D audio in the car.

By January 9, 2013

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Google Nexus 7 launches in Australia

Google's 2013 Nexus 7 tablet has launched in Australia, with two models available in local stores.

By August 28, 2013