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INESC TEC, coordinated by INESC Porto, was hired by AdClick to develop research in digital marketing and provide services to the company to optimise their email marketing and key-word research marketing tools.
Researchers at the Telecommunications and Multimedia Units (UTM) at INESC TEC, coordinated by INESC Porto, recently published articles in international journals in both health and multimedia.
The musical application GimmeDaBlues developed by a team of researchers at INESC TEC won first prize in the category “Multimedia Contents and applications” in the ZON Creativity in Multimedia 2011 Awards. The majority of the team also work closely with the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP). The award ceremony took place on 31st January at the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon.
Project SITMe will be travelling on STCP route 207 buses
Pilot trial on the STCP 207 bus route that now offers passengers wireless Internet. RTP1 Interview with Hélder Fontes and Nuno Salta.
The project is called SITMe (Serviços Integrados para Transportes Metropolitanos – Integrated Services for Metropolitan Transport) and offers Internet and Digital TV. It was developed for STCP buses (Society of Collective Transport in Porto) by a Consortium led by Xarevision and including INESC TEC and the Faculties of Engineering (FEUP) and Economics (FEP) of the University of Porto. The system is now available for passengers on STCP route 207 (Campanhã/Mercado da Foz). RTP1 Praça da Alegria Programme Interview with Tânia Calçada.
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.
Project SITme is co-funded by the NSRF and is part of a partnership between the STCP and Xarevision, INESC TEC, FEUP, Porto Canal and Grande Porto
The Telecommunications and Multimedia Unit at INESC TEC will be organising the 13th edition of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2012) that will take place at the São Bento da Vitória Monastery in Porto between 8th and 12th October 2012.
In collaboration with the Robotics and Intelligent Systems Unit (ROBIS) and the Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Laboratory (LIACC), the Telecommunications and Multimedia Unit (UTM) has developed an algorithm that understands the synchronisation of rhythm and this algorithm has been incorporated into a humanoid robot at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP).
Project P3 is a new informative site aimed at youngsters (students and graduates) and adapted to their interests and their experience of using the internet. The project was created through a partnership consisting of the Portuguese newspaper, Público, the University of Porto and INESC Porto and was funded by the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF). The site will be produced by a team of journalists from the Portuguese newspaper and university professionals.
P3, an informative site for the Público Portuguese newspaper aimed at youngsters has been available since 22nd September. The portal was developed by Ricardo Morla and Bruno Ribeiro, researchers at the Telecommunications and Multimedia Unit at INESC Porto.
From Thursday 22nd September the Portuguese newspaper PÚBLICO will be offering its readers a new editorial project.
The Portuguese application for mobile phones with an Android operating system will inform drivers in real-time about the closest place where they can change or charge their battery.
INESC Porto is developing advanced software to determine the highest number of compatible patient-donor pairs in paired kidney exchange programmes. The aim of this technology is to maximise the number of renal transplants and it gives new hope for patients suffering from kidney failure with incompatible living donors who are forced to wait for a deceased donor. The software will be completed in December 2012 and is being developed in collaboration with the University of Minho, the University of Lisbon, the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto and the Portuguese Blood Establishment and Transplant Authority.
Software developed by researchers at INESC Porto can automatically recognise cases where breast cancer is clear, based on similar images. The diagnosis is 100% accurate and aids specialists, speeding up the diagnosis process.
In conjunction with a team from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Porto (FEUP), INESC Porto has developed software that can automatically analyse mammograms. The process is based on comparing similar cases and the software automatically analyses and validates cases where a breast cancer diagnosis is clear. The project is called Semantic PACS and is an innovative system that is 100% reliable when detecting malignant tumours. It reduces the waiting time for a diagnosis, thus reducing the patient’s emotional stress, and represents a significant advance in the detection of breast cancer.
Palco Mobile is the name of the application developed by INESC Porto for the Android for the Palco Principal portal. This portal is for artists, those who like to listen to music and professionals in the world of music. The application is part of project Palco 3.0.
The latest challenge for the Telecommunications and Multimedia Unit (UTM) at INESC Porto is to create a leading system to compare the aesthetic results of breast cancer conservative treatment.