Research

The main research areas include spatio-temporal 3D reconstruction, modern calibration and image orientation, dense stereo image matching, surface reconstruction using motion, shading, focus or silhouette, aerial image analysis for autonomously navigating flight systems as well as object recognition using knowledge-based image analysis.

Research:

  • Text-Image-Structure - Digital humanities and the discourse of modernity (1880-1930)
  • nVisDa - Structures for a consistent building inspection with digital images and data analytics
  • InfraCloud - Subproject: Automatic image analysis for damage detection
  • MetaReal - Immersive communication, collaboration and intelligent services in a digital world copy
  • 3reCapSL - Mobile 3D reality capture scanlab
  • ScanSim (smoodPLAN) - Data acquisition and processing of city quarters
  • VIGITA - Networked intelligent objects through, on and around interactive tables in everyday life
  • AISTEC - Modern technology for assessment of ageing infrastructure

Research:

  • Vogtland pioneers - The foundations of digitalization in the preservation of monuments and renovation
  • ISBau - Intelligent control of construction machines and realistic training
  • Research group - Digital engineering for planning and revitalisation processes of urban areas
  • ZukunftBau - Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for condition determination of structures - sequel

Projects:

  • Support of the assessment according to DIN 1076 by (semi-)automated image analysis using UAV (GMTIB, Federal Institute of Road Transport)
  • Scientific emergency protection concept for the choral pillar sculptures in Halberstadt Cathedral (Professorship Modelling and Simulation – Construction, Dipl. Rest. Corinna Grimm)
  • Feasibility study for the implementation of an automated aerial image-based building monitoring (GMTIB, Deutsche Bahn Netz AG)

Labs:

Immersive knowledge access, collaborative exploration and intelligent retrieval in a digital world copy

Duration: 01/2020 - 05/2023
Sponsor: TMWWDG
Funding: ~1.34M € (total)
Partners: Prof. Fröhlich, Prof. Stein, Prof. Schmidgen, Prof. Broll (TU Ilmenau)
Contact: Jan Frederick Eick

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Digital humanities and the discourse of modernity (1880-1930)

Duration: 01/2021 - 12/2022
Sponsor: TMWWDG/EFRE
Funding: ~398T € (total)
Partners: Prof. Schmidgen, Prof. Stein
Contact: David Tschirschwitz

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ScanSim – Data acquisition and processing of city quarters

Duration: 07/2019 - 06/2022
Sponsor: BMBF
Funding: ~1.1M € (total)
Partners: Prof. Völker, Prof. Morgenthal
Contact: Sven Daubert

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Networked intelligent objects through, on and around interactive tables in everyday life

Duration: 07/2019 - 06/2022
Sponsor: BMBF
Funding: ~266T €
Partners: Uni Regensburg, Extend3D
Contact: Florian Echtler, Anton Frolov

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Structures for consistent building inspection with digital images and data analytics

Duration: 11/2020 - 04/2022
Sponsor: BMVI/mFUND
Funding: ~26T €
Partners: Infralytica, engineering office Probst
Contact: Thomas Gebhardt, Christian Benz

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Subproject: Automatic image analysis for damage detection

Duration: 06/2020 - 09/2022
Sponsor: TMWWDG/EFRE (FTI guideline)
Funding: ~38T €
Partners: GMTIB, engineering office Probst, TLBV
Contact: Volker Rodehorst, Anton Frolov

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Assessment of aging infrastructure structures with digital technologies

Duration: 09/2018 - 12/2021
Sponsor: BMBF
Funding: ~3,3M € (total)
Partners: Prof. Morgenthal, Prof. Fröhlich, BAM, DB Netz AG, engineering office LAP
Contact: Paul Debus, Christian Benz, Thomas Gebhardt

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Mobile 3D RealityCapture ScanLab

Duration: 01/2020 - 10/2021
Sponsor: TMWWDG/EFRE
Funding: ~352T €
Contact: Volker Rodehorst, Sven Daubert

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Priority project WIR! alliance: The foundations of digitalization in the preservation of monuments and renovation

Duration: 06/2020 - 07/2021
Sponsor: BMBF
Funding: ~250T € (total)
Partners: Prof. Fröhlich, Infralytica, Pons Asini
Contact: Sven Daubert, Thomas Gebhardt

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Intelligent control of construction machines and realistic training

Duration: 01/2019 - 12/2020
Sponsor: BMBF
Funding: ~239T € (total)
Partners: Prof. Fröhlich, Batix Software, RSP
Contact: Anton Frolov

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Digital engineering for planning and revitalisation processes of urban areas

Duration: 11/2016 - 02/2019
Sponsor: TMWWDG/EFRE
Funding: ~700T € (total)
Partners: Prof. Morgenthal, Prof. Völker, IMMS Ilmenau
Contact: Paul Debus, Jens Kersten

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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for condition determination of structures - sequel

Duration: 01/2017 - 03/2018
Sponsor: BBR
Funding: ~112T € (total)
Partners: Prof. Morgenthal, Prof. Völker, Intel
Contact: Thomas Gebhardt, Paul Debus, Sven Daubert

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