Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB



Listed below are current and recently completed projects of the department "Interactive Analysis and Diagnosis" (IAD).


Attention-sensitive assistance robots for a more intuitive human-robot interaction.


Research for a safe human-machine interaction in modern production facilities.

Pointing gesture-based defect identification on bumpers


Camera-based driver observation supports the interaction between driver and automated vehicle.

InCarIn – IntelligentCarInterieur

The individual needs of all passengers are registered and analyzed.

Test Area Autonomous Driving Baden-Württemberg

Karlsruhe and its surroundings are becoming a test field for autonomous vehicles.


KonsensOP is an assistive system that monitors the operating theatre and offers support in case of deviations from the routine.


OnkoLeit supports the treating physician in diagnosis and therapy decisions in the case of oncological diseases.


The aim of the fully automated immun chip is to predict the immune response to a drug or chemical of up to 100 individuals at the same time.



Providing safety in urban enviroments via crowd monitoring, prediction and decision support.


RecceMan® supports image evaluators in the analysis of infrastructure, e.g. airfields, port facilities and industrial plants.

Industrial Data Space

Secure exchange and simple linkage of data in business ecosystems.


GUIDELines for data protection in scientific research on aspects of human-technology interaction. 


The Competence Center for Applied Security Technology (KASTEL) is one of three competence centers  for cyber security in Germany, which were initiated in March 2011.

People tracking on big video walls - Porsche Museum Stuttgart

People tracking in Elbedome Mixed Reality Laboratory


A self-learning assistance system is developed to increase the efficiency of modern combine harvesters.

ExBA - Experimental System for Image Exploitation

Fraunhofer technologies in the field of image exploitation are combined and further developed.

Gaze-based image evaluation


Visual perception for the human-machine interaction - human interaction in and with attentive environments.


The main goal of the project OCEAN2020 is to support maritime surveillance and interdiction missions at sea.


A data fusion toolkit will support the security communities operating at sea by improving the information exchange and processing.