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2.11.2018

PhD developed at AICOS highlights the bond between research and academy

 
AICOS’ Researcher Luís Rosado defended today, at Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, his PhD developed while working at AICOS and based on one of the center’s flagship projects MalariaScope. By successfully completing this final step, Luís Rosado has now completed his Doctoral Program in Biomedical Engineering.
 

26.10.2018

Final results of the FallSensing project presented to the scientific and medical community

 
AICOS was present in the ‘2 nd Meeting FallSensing’, at October 19 th and 20 th, where the final results of the FallSensing project were presented. The event, which brings together national and international specialists in the field of Physical Therapy.
 

23.10.2018

MSc and PhD students compete for the podium at the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2018 Closing Event

 
The 9th edition of the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge is in its final stretch. On October 31 st, the six finalists will present their ideas at the Closing Event, at the headquarters of Fraunhofer Portugal (Porto).
 

17.10.2018

AICOS’ SousChef and Cordon Gris solutions were recognized by the Food & Nutrition Awards 2018

 
The SousChef and Cordon Gris projects were named finalists of the Food & Nutrition Awards (FNA) 2018. The award ceremony occurred on October 16 th, and SousChef received an honourable mention. An important distinction for AICOS and its work in the field of nutrition recommendation tools and food sustainability.
 

17.10.2018

Accurately tracking mobile signals indoors is the goal of new project at AICOS

 
GARMIO is the name of a new project that brings together Fraunhofer AICOS and industry partner Celfinet, with researchers working on creating a new web-based solution destined to locate and characterize mobile devices users with high accuracy, both indoors and outdoors, without requiring GPS data.
 

3.10.2018

Fraunhofer Portugal amongst top rank in call to support scientific employment

 
Fraunhofer Portugal was the 2 nd best ranked private research centre, and 12 th overall, in a ranking of Portuguese institutions that applied for FCT’s (Foundation for Science and Technology) Scientific Employment Stimulus.
 

25.9.2018

Researchers complete successful trial of SmartBEAT technology

 
Researchers at Fraunhofer AICOS concluded this month a 3-month long pilot trial of the SmartBEAT technology. With a kit of sensors and a smartphone app instead of ECG monitors, at home instead of the doctor's office, 10 patients with Heart Failure monitored their own conditions. 
 

20.9.2018

Citizens in Mocuba and Alto Molocue now connected to the internet thanks to SV4D project

 
This month, the first pilot of the SV4D project took AICOS’ researchers to Mocuba and Alto Molocue Districts in Mozambique, where they travelled to complement and deploy networking infrastructure, allowing locals to connect to the internet.
 

20.9.2018

AICOS’ researcher presents paper at top Entertainment Computing conference

 
AICOS’ researcher Eduardo Pereira presented, today, a paper at the IFIP International Conference on Entertainment Computation (IFIP-ICEC), the longest lasting and prime scientific conference in the area of Entertainment Computing.
 

17.9.2018

DIATOMIC Network session supported by AICOS and MDevNet occurs on September 20th

 
With the support of Fraunhofer AICOS and the MDevNet project, UPTEC – Science and Technology Park of University of Porto is hosting, on September 20th, a DIATOMIC Digital Innovation Hubs networking session that aims to accelerate innovation processes and boost activity with the help of industry experts.
 

6.8.2018

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.
 

25.7.2018

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.
 

24.7.2018

FhP-AICOS’ researcher presents paper on how to bridge the gap between real-world falls data and simulated falls data at international conference

 

Joana Silva presented a paper at the 40th International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference.

 
 

20.7.2018

Hardware Development Kits: Emerging Trends and Technologies for IoT

 
FhP-AICOS researchers have analyzed a number of IoT hardware developer kits, and wrote a report detailing their findings.
 

18.7.2018

COLABORAR volunteers test FallSensing Clinical Application

 
Researchers at FhP-AICOS are testing a technological solution for supporting fall prevention exercises at the physiotherapy clinic. This pilot tests will allow researchers to ensure a quality product built for future real-world use.

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