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  • Fraunhofer IKS and Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) are hosting the scientific conference for computer system safety and security / 2021

    SafeComp 2022 to be held in Munich

    Press Release / September 10, 2021

    The 41st International Conference on Computer Safety, Reliability and Security, SafeComp, will take place next year in Munich. For its 2022 edition, the annual event has the motto »New frontiers of safety assurance«.

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  • Local cloud computing (Multi-access Edge Computing – MEC) is a key enabling technology for connected driving, specifically for driving safety. It is vitally important that the industries involved in connected driving work closely together to turn the concepts into sustainable business for all parties involved. These are the main conclusions of the Car2MEC project after two years of intensive trialing and testing by Continental, Deutsche Telekom, Fraunhofer ESK, MHP and Nokia on the A9 motorway digital test track in Germany.

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  • Fraunhofer ESK at the ITS 2018 World Congress / 2018

    Dependable communication improves autonomous vehicle systems

    Press Release / September 05, 2018

    Dependable communication between vehicles is a basic prerequisite for connected and automated driving. To address this issue, Fraunhofer ESK developed a leading-edge approach: Quality of Service monitoring and prediction that makes wireless vehicle-to-vehicle communication foreseeable, and thus dependable. Fraunhofer ESK will introduce its approach during the 2018 ITS World Congress in Copenhagen from September 17 to 21 (hall C3, exhibit booth 054).

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  • During a series of drive tests on the A9 motorway digital test track in Germany, Deutsche Telekom, Fraunhofer ESK, Hexagon and Nokia have achieved a milestone on the path to safe automated driving. The companies achieved a positioning accuracy for vehicles in the range of centimeters, demonstrating the effectiveness of their combined technologies.

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