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German television station MDR reports about the PortForward project

September 13th, 2019|

German television MDR produced on September 11th, 2019 a segment on the digitalization of the Magdeburg Port for its science magazine »MDR Wissen«. PortForward coordinator Christian Blobner presented the VR Model of the Magdeburg [...]

The 3rd Project Management Meeting in Kristiansand, Norway on September 3-5, 2019

September 5th, 2019|

The PortForward consortium team met for the third project management meeting on September 3-5th, 2019 in the harbour city Kristiansand in South-Norway. The main points of the agenda covered the review of the results [...]

Testing of the virtual model of the Port of Magdeburg in Elbedome

August 30th, 2019|

Following the transport logistic trade fair in Munich, where the digital interactive model of the port area has been presented, the project partners from the Fraunhofer IFF and Port of Magdeburg have successfully tested [...]

PortForward on the RFID & Wireless IoT tomorrow 2019 – Europe’s largest event for RFID & wireless IoT technology on October 29-30 in Darmstadt, Germany

August 23rd, 2019|

Christian Blobner and Olaf Poenicke from the Fraunhofer IFF will introduce the PortForward project on the RFID & Wireless IoT tomorrow 2019, Europe's largest event for RFID & wireles IoT technoloy on October 29-30 [...]

Virtual Fort Knox – a platform for service oriented port management systems

August 2nd, 2019|

Introduction and integration of cyber-physical systems or Internet of Things (IoT) technology in common lead to disruptive changes and  increasing complexity for IT solutions in the field of production and logistics. The use of [...]

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