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This robot is Portuguese and it patrols areas by itself; it is capable of detecting smoke, gas, water and people. Equipped with cameras and sensors, the aim with this robot is to facilitate the work of security officers. However, it will not replace them.
In less than a decade FiberSensing won contracts with important international groups. This year, the aim is to invest in markets such as Brazil, China and Russia.
27-29 June at the Faculty of Science of the University of Porto
It is responsible for developing technology applied in tunnels in São Paulo (Brazil), in EDP’s (Portuguese energy company) wind turbines, in nuclear reactors, and soon in space - FiberSensing is the name of this Portuguese company, located in the city of Maia, which is now preparing to work with the European Space Agency.
A robot that detects intruders, dangerously high temperatures and floods could soon be patrolling large scale buildings, such as warehouses or shopping centres thanks to a project developed by INESC TEC.
RobVigil is the name of the robot that can detect intruders, high temperatures or floods, as well as monitor large facilities, such as warehouses or shopping centres, avoiding dangerous situations for security guards.
Interview with Sílvio Macedo, CEO at XAREVISION
The musical application GimmeDaBlues one first place in the category “Multimedia Contents and Applications” in the ZON Creativity in Multimedia awards 2011. The application was developed by a team of researchers from INESC TEC in conjunction with the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP). The application will soon be available in the App store. Beira TV, 10th February, 2012.
With a degree in Information Management, in 2004 Paulo Ferreira dos Santos joined a group that three years later would form a company within UPTEC, the University of Porto’s company incubator. In 2007, this company, Tomorrow Options went from being a team of Masters students to being a company in the health sector, using the most advanced technology. Their first product was launched in 2010: an insole that measures foot pressure.
Cláudia Ferreirinha wins the Gulbenkian Promoting Research Award with an innovative project.
Nine Portuguese researchers have won awards from the Gulbenkian Science Foundation as part of the Programmes to Encourage Research and the Internationalisation of Social Sciences in Portugal.
INESC Porto (the coordinating entity of INESC TEC) is developing advanced software to determine the maximum number of patient-donor pairs in Paired Kidney Exchange Programmes. The “Consultório” Programme on the Porto Canal channel interviewed the researcher Ana Viana.
I’m tired of the financial crisis and saving money but every time I read an article about investing in tourism, I swop my wrinkled frown for a wide, refreshing smile.
Discovering the Douro and travelling around the valley is now easy. CITMAD (the Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro Centre of Innovation) recently launched “DouroValley, a portal to promote the Douro”, available at www.dourovalley.eu.
Update. Company in Gondomar brings together technology and school furniture, creating successful internationally awarded business.
Douro Valley is a new tool that to provides information and promotes the Douro Valley. It will be presented on 24th January at 11.00 at the Palácio da Bolsa in Porto.
The Department of Textile Engineering at the University of Minho is coordinating the design of training devices to help swimming coaches evaluate the diverse biometric parameters and performance of competition swimmers to develop the area and improve results.
SITme was developed by INESC TEC and Xarevision and offers information and Wi-Fi Internet access
“Did you know that this morning Porto Football Club opens its doors to fans to watch the training session? You will now on route 207”. This is one of the slogans of the STCP’s new trial service, SITme that was presented yesterday and offers free Internet and digital television for passengers.
«Due to that fact that energy represents between 30 and 40 per cent of the national debt, energy policies must now focus on reducing this dependency» stated the General Director of Energy and Geology, José Perdigoto, at the opening of the International Energy Forum as part of the 6th edition of the Energy Expo.