Skip to main content

Institute of Visual Computing (IVC)

Logo IVC transparent
Demonstrations in our Showrooms
Read more
Professor Hinkenjann as a guest on WDR Local Time Bonn
Read more
20220405_lokalzeit_wdr_andre_hinkenjann_img_8117-bild.jpg (DE)
Infosys visits the IVC showroom
Read more
ctw_infosys_20210921_zwt-ctw_img_kira_wazinski_005_web.jpg (DE)
Review of gamescom 2023
Read more
Topics and projects
Read more
informatik_labor_ivc_hornet_20220426_foto_eric_lichtenscheidt_16_fs22.jpg (DE)
The Institute of Visual Computing (IVC) is a research-oriented institute that focuses on the design and development of key technologies in the areas of computer graphics, human-computer interaction, computer vision, visualization, and augmented/mixed/virtual reality. The institute conducts both basic and applied research, thus creating the basis for successful knowledge and technology transfer and practice-oriented, high-quality teaching.


Björn Franken IVC

Politics shows interest in games as a driver of innovation

informatik_game_studio_sta_20220426_foto_eric_lichtenscheidt_01_fs22.jpg (DE)

The IVC invites you to gamble in the Game Studio

Alexander Marquardt verteidigt seine Doktorarbeit

Congratulations Dr.-Ing. Alexander Marquardt!

20210715_fbinf_collage_bi_bild_kira_wazinski_845x478.jpg (DE)

H-BRS establishes itself as a player in the games sector

Press releases

Medien in der Bibliothek

Fri, 19. July 2024

Department of Computer Science: Exam administration now only with Apollo

The examination administration for the Department of Computer Science has been switched from SIS or DIAS to Apollo.(1) Students and examiners in the Department of Computer Science will therefore now only deal with examination-related matters using Apollo - and no longer with SIS or DIAS.

Read more
20180717_fbinf_tastatur_kw_img_2422.jpg (DE)

Mon, 15. July 2024

Course enrolment for the winter semester 2024/25

The enrolment process for courses in the winter semester 2024/25 has begun. It ends on Wednesday, 31 July 2024, at 23:59.

Read more
Data Saturday #50 - 2024

Fri, 05. July 2024

Data Saturday Rhineland 2024 a complete success

„Data Saturday“ was held for the ninth time at Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences. Together with PASS Deutschland e. V. UG Rheinland, Professor Harm Knolle from the Department of Computer Science organised a varied programme for experts on the various data platforms from Microsoft and other manufacturers.

Read more
Dr. Alexander Marquardt (IVC) präsentiert den mit Vago Solutions gemeinsam entwickelten KI Avatar mit eigenem deutschen Sprachmodell

Thu, 27. June 2024

Great interest in AI avatar at the Museumsmeilenfest in Bonn

At the Museumsmeilenfest, Dr Alexander Marquardt from the Institute for Visual Computing (IVC) at H-BRS presented the prototype of an innovative AI avatar together with Dr Daryoush Vaziri and David Golchinfar, the two founders of the company Vago Solutions. This avatar is based on the German language model SauerkrautLM, which was developed by Vago Solutions.

Read more
UNB Predident Paul Mazerolle (l), Kenneth Kent and UNB Vice-President David MaGee

Fri, 14. June 2024

Kenneth Kent receives UNB's -Award for Excellence in Research

University of New Brunswick in Canada honours Prof. B. Kenneth Kent, Honorary Professor at H-BRS in the Department of Computer Science, for his outstanding achievements in research.

Read more




Fachbereichsratssitzung im FB Informatik Juli 2024

Der Fachbereichsrat lädt zu seiner Sitzung ein.

Read more
20201007_fbinf_a102_mt_5j2a6837-teaser.jpg (DE)



GameJam 2024 - creative chaos, thrills and lots of fun

The second H-BRS GameJam is just around the corner and you are cordially invited to take part! From 15 August at 10:00 to 18 August at 10:00, you have 72 hours to develop a game on a specific theme - three days full of creative chaos, thrills and lots of fun.

Read more
GameJam 2024



19. Free and Open Source Software Conference (FrOSCon)

The Free and Open Source Software Conference (FrOSCon), an annual summer conference for users and developers of FOSS, will take place from 17 August to 18 August at the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences on the Sankt Augustin campus.

Read more



Gamescom 2024 - We are part of it!

This year, the university is once again taking part in gamescom. The Department of Computer Science will be presenting exciting projects and providing information about the various degree programmes.

Read more
202208_fbinf_gamescom_oe-team_066 querformat



Fachbereichsratssitzung im FB Informatik September2024

Der Fachbereichsrat lädt zu seiner Sitzung ein.

Read more
20201007_fbinf_a102_mt_5j2a6837-teaser.jpg (DE)
Publications IVC

At the Institute for Visual Computing (IVC), we are proud of our extensive collection of scientific publications resulting from numerous research projects funded by the institute itself and by external partners.

The IVC has produced a wealth of scientific publications stemming from a wide range of research projects. These publications are the fruits of our commitment to advancing knowledge and understanding in the fields of computer graphics, human-computer interaction, computer vision, visualisation and augmented/mixed/virtual reality.

Our research outputs are a direct result of both Institute-funded initiatives and projects supported by external funding sources. These projects form the backbone of our academic contributions, fostering innovation and contributing to the wider scientific community.

Explore our extensive library of academic publications that demonstrate the breadth and depth of our research endeavours. From ground-breaking developments in medical imaging to interactive virtual reality applications, the IVC is dedicated to shaping the future of visual technologies.


informatik_game_studio_sta_20220426_foto_eric_lichtenscheidt_25_fs22.jpg (DE)

"Hochschulperle" for the new game studio

IVC Workshop Showroom Visualisierung

Transfer workshop in the Showroom Visualization

ws_gtn_hsd.jpg (DE)

Games Technology Network (GTN) Workshop

GTN Workshop Kultur

GTN meets culture “Games for future experiences”

ctw_showroom_panorama.jpg (DE)

IVC presents showroom at nationwide Digitaltag 2022

fringe ensemble_IVC

fringe ensemble meets IVC

Drummerin am Gig-Simulator

Usability-Tests on Mixed Reality at drummer's focus Köln




Contact Institut of Visual Computing (IVC)


Sankt Augustin




Grantham-Allee 20

53757 Sankt Augustin