Mobile-based solution to optimize dermatological screening
The SkinLesionsRS, developed by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, is one of the projects supported by RESOLVE. The mobile-based solution aims to improve the referral process of skin lesions between Local Health Centres and Hospital Dermatology Departments.
Knowledge Sharing: Two internal workshops on Machine Learning and Unity3D
Promoting knowledge sharing and continuous training among researchers is one of the focus of Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS. Recently, two internal workshops took place, one of which was dedicated to Machine Learning and the other to the Unity3D game development platform.
iBoccia: a simple game with huge outcomes for seniors
Boccia was the game chosen by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS and Centro Algoritmi (University of Minho) to promote elderly’s physical activity. The iBoccia paper will be presented at the 14th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), taking place from 26th to 28th of July, in Madrid (Spain).
ShopView: a solution for better operational process in retail stores
The ShopView solution is one of the candidates to the Portugal Digital Awards 2017. The latest demonstrator project, called ShopView2Market, developed by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, Sonae and WeDo Technologies is applying for the category of Best Digital Operational Process. The contest is organized by IDC Portugal and Jornal de Negócios, in partnership with Vodafone and Axians.
Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS Master Students Workshop 2017
Fourteen Master students presented in the first week of July, their work and achievements to a broad audience, who included FhP-AICOS researchers and collaborators. This workshop allowed to demonstrate the practical utility from the academic into the industry reality.
StepDetector: Interactive cognitive motor training with Pandlets
Detecting steps with high accuracy using inertial sensors is a challenge that has been taken recently by many teams. Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS joined the Swiss company Dividat GmbH and took the challenge of detecting steps on every direction (up-down-left-right) while the user is standing on a single spot.
Technological and scientific knowledge disseminated around the world
Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS (FhP-AICOS) is promoting several dissemination actions of technological and scientific knowledge and results. Contests, knowledge transfer days, workshops, studies, exhibitions, networking and the participation at international events are some of the actions proposed by the Portuguese research center for the next months.
SmartBEAT app: Prototype under construction to assist heart failure patients
Ten European partners are working together to detect early signs and symptoms of heart failure decompensation in senior patients. The consortium of the SmartBEAT project, coordinated by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, gathered on 6th and 7th of April in Eindhoven (Netherlands) to discuss the details of the pilot. In June, the prototype will be tested in a real case scenario.
More than 1.000 cultural contents available in ACP countries
The project ACP Street Libraries – Culture For All, coordinated by Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, has already collected 1.160 cultural contents that are available online in African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States’ countries. The project has been implemented in Ghana, Liberia and Cameroon since January 2014.
2635998 is the number of the first European patent that got granted to Fraunhofer Portugal, under the title ‘Mobile Device and Infrastructure System‘. The innovation that is covered by the patent is ULF-MC, a system for Ultra-Low Frequency Magnetic Communication.
Students who choose to work on projects in Fraunhofer Portugal research centers have excellent prospects of starting and developing a career in industry, by virtue of the practical training and experience they have acquired.