Visualization shows data and is a fundamental tool for analysis and understanding of complex issues in many fields.
Interactive visualization allows an explorativ experiencing of data an builds the basis for a visually conrolled analysis process. The use of spatial data is the basis for comprehensive spatial visualizations. Thes produces understandable map-based representations which are of increasing relevance in desicion-making processes.
The institute is engaged in interacive geospatial visualization in different application fields. These includ controlling, security, social media and healthcare. The research and development work is focused in particular on Geovisual Analytic applications, including consideration of mobile devices.