Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB

Image exploitation

Image exploitation

Image exploitation comprises preparation, real-time processing, automatic and interactive information acquisition from images and videos.


In the department of image exploitation, Fraunhofer IOSB is active in a wide range of scientific categories. Please select one of the categories below to learn more about our research activities.


Classification and pattern recognition in images and image sequences

  • ABUL
  • Object Recognition (OBJ)

    The department Object Recognition (OBJ) develops and evaluates algorithms for automatic object recognition and tracking in sensor networks.


  • Scene Analysis (SZA)

      The department Scene Analysis (SZA) develops automatic procedures for the processing of multi sensor image data in the network of reconnaissance.


  • Signatorics (SIG)

    Innovative warning sensor systems for the civil and military sector


  • Video Exploitation Systems (VID)

    Automatic imagery and signal analysis for recognition, analysis and diagnosis in complex environments.



Human-machine interaction

Movement analysis and tracking methods

Visual inspection systems

Exploitation of aerial, satellite and SAR images and image sequences

Machine vision in robotics and vehicles

Assistance systems for image exploitation

3-D analysis

Multisensory technologies and system architectures and methods