New project will use walking speed assessment for personalized interventions on geriatric giants
A new concept of home-based exergaming will use walking speed assessment to generate tailor-made interventions to improve health in older adults. VITAAL is the name of this new project, based on FhP-AICOS’ background knowledge in movement sciences and inclusive design.
New technological solution will use FhP-AICOS’ µSmartScope for cervical cancer screening
FhP-AICOS’ extensive knowledge on image processing and machine learning applied to health care is now being leveraged to build a new solution to tackle cervical cancer, by making screening in low-resource areas easier and less costly.
COLABORAR volunteers test FallSensing Clinical Application
Researchers at FhP-AICOS are testing a technological solution for supporting fall prevention exercises at the physiotherapy clinic, with the help of COLABORAR volunteers. This pilot tests will allow researchers to further develop and perfect the FallSensing Clinical Application, ensuring a quality product built for future real-world use.
FhP-AICOS held its first alumni reunion this weekend. Over 100 people attended the event, where the alumni were engaged in a tour of the facilities, and demonstration of FhP-AICOS’ most recent innovations, followed by a social gathering.
Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS Master Students Workshop 2018
The sixteen MSc students who in March started developing their thesis at FhP-AICOS presented their work and achievements so far to a broad audience, who included FhP-AICOS researchers and collaborators.
FhP-AICOS’ industrial developments distinguished by the scientific community
The paper that presents WGW4IIoT, a modular gateway for Industry 4.0, was accepted for presentation at IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications 2018, namely at the ICT4I40 Workshop, where it won the distinction of ‘Best Paper’.
Open Day at Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS highlights cooperation opportunities within Industry 4.0
An Open Day event organized by FhP-AICOS under the scope of the project CTFhP – Collective Transfer FhP, took place last Tuesday, with a programme of activities open to the public, and aimed at companies and professionals within Industry 4.0.
FhP-AICOS’ researcher presents paper on FallSensing as a customizable clinical tool at international conference
FhP-AICOS’ researcher Dinis Moreira presented a paper on FallSensing as a customizable clinical tool, at the 13th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, held las week in Rome, Italy, at La Sapienza University of Rome.
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.