With more than 20 years of industry experience, Christoph Runde is one of the pioneers in the field of professional systems and applications of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). After starting his career at Porsche, he joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA) in 1999, where he led the institute's activities in VR/AR. In 2006 he achieved a Ph.D. degree with his thesis on “Conception and industrial implementation of virtual reality as a digi
Virtual Dimension Center (VDC)
The Virtual Dimension Center (VDC) is Germany's leading competence network for Virtual Engineering.rnrnTechnology and service providers, users, research institutions and multipliers work together in the VDC network along the entire value chain of Virtual Engineering- namely in 3D simulation, 3D visualization, product lifecycle management (PLM), and Virtual Reality (VR).rn rnThe VDC members gain improved innovation activity and a higher productivity by acquiring additional information and cost advantages.