Controlling Drones Via Voice Channels

The future is airborne. Drones may soon become the key to relieving the burden of traffic on our streets, optimizing deliveries and improving the safety and efficiency of...

Improved Efficiency Of Aircraft Engines

Combustion chambers of modern aircraft engines produce temperatures of over 2,000 Kelvin during combustion. This value is several hundred degrees above the melting temperatures of the materials used and certain...

New Kinematics For Milling – Customized, High-Precision Manufacturing

Manufacturers generally must offer high-quality products at low prices in order to remain competitive. Three Fraunhofer Institutes are therefore working on the next generation of industrial robots...

CFRP Recycling – Into The Battery Instead Of The Garbage

Carbon fiber-reinforced plastics are gaining importance as components of aircraft. The trend is increasing the need for sustainable recycling concepts. At the ILA in...

Automated Lightweight Construction Reduces Weight And Costs

Like veins in the human body, copper cables run through the fuselage of aircrafts. They transmit electrical signals for temperature-measuring sensors, LEDs in ceilings or electronic connections...

All-Purpose Talent In Aircraft Manufacturing

In aircraft manufacturing, much of the milling, drilling and assembly is still done by hand. This is because the raw components vary not only in...

Autonomous 3D Scanner Supports Individual Manufacturing Processes

Let’s say the armrest is broken in your vintage car. As things stand, you would need a lot of luck and persistence to find...

Efficient Use Of Resources In Manufacture Of Metal Components

Additive Manufacturing has established itself in many industrial sectors as a method for making plastic parts. The 3D printing of metals is on the road...

Tracking Debris In The Earth’s Orbit With Centimeter Precision Using Efficient Laser Technology

Space debris is a massive problem in low Earth orbit space flight. Decommissioned or damaged satellites, fragments of space stations and other remnants of space...

Beyond 5G – After The Next Generation

Today it is already becoming apparent that the data rates offered by the coming 5G mobile communications standard will not sate private users’ and...