Fraunhofer Gesellschaft


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Fraunhofer Gesellschaft

(company)
(FhG, FhG IIS, Institut f?r Integrierte Schaltungen) A german company, named after the physicist. IIS is Integrated Circuit Institute.

FhG are known for their research on audio compression, especially MPEG-1 Layer-3 (MP3).
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Major organization : FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FRDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.
Fraunhofer IPK of Berlin, part of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft Research Institute, drafted plans to sort, scan, and archive millions of pages of the Stasi files within five years, drawing on expertise in office automation, image processing, biometrics, and handwriting analysis, as well as sophisticated software.
Philippe Busquin, European Commissioner for Research, had a meeting on April 10 in Brussels, with officials from the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, a research institute based in Munich, (1).

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