Nr. 72 / November 2018
- Key handover at the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics
On July 1, Prof. Patrick Bressler succeeded Dr. Joachim Pelka as head of the Berlin-based business office. In this interview, the two of them talked about the Group’s origins as well as the tasks and challenges that lie ahead.
- Fast Internet high above the clouds
Fast Internet on a plane – a dream of both airlines and passengers. So far, it has remained but a dream due to the low strength of data communication signals between the ground and the aircraft. But there is a solution in sight: signals with a transmission rate of 8 Gb/s can now be sent between a plane and a ground station.
- Wristband for personalized dementia therapy
In Germany alone, almost 1.6 million patients suffer from dementia. The health and care parameters are often not measured quickly enough – or in a sufficiently structured manner. That is why Fraunhofer IZM is working with partners from industry and research on a wristband that automatically measures and processes this data.