Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Artificial vision system for the semaphoric control of the access to parking and garages, through the monitoring of pedestrians.The research group “Intelligent Vehicles and Traffic Technologies” of the Automation Department of the University of Alcalá has developed a procedure for the semaphoric control of the access roads to parkings and garages by monitoring pedestrians using artificial vision. It is a road safety system that ensures that the exit access of the vehicles from the parking is performed safely for pedestrians, by monitoring the different access points to the parking, using a stereoscopic vision system with infrared lighting. The images provided by the stereoscopic vision system are processed by a computer, obtaining information regarding the presence of pedestrians in the vicinity of the monitored access point. This information is used to act on a traffic light that controls the exit access of vehicles. The group looks for licensing agreements, technical cooperation agreements, manufacturing agreements or commercial agreements with technical assistance, with companies from the sector of transport infrastructure and traffic safety.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Derivatives of Indolin-2-one and its therapeutic use in inflammatory, autoimmune, metabolic, cardiovascular, neurological and cancer diseases.The research group of “Neuroendocrinology of the cannabinoid / vanilloid system” of the University of Alcalá, in collaboration with researchers from the Institute of Medical Chemistry of CSIC, have developed a series of compounds derived from indolin-2-one, emphasizing the pharmaceutical compositions containing in the compounds and their use for the treatment of diseases mediated by AMPK (AMP-activated kinase), particularly inflammatory, autoimmune, metabolic, cardiovascular, neurological and cancer. The group is looking for companies in the pharmaceutical and health sector with the objective of reaching technical cooperation agreements, commercial agreements with technical assistance or patent licensing.
Mª Eugenia Garcés Castellote posted this:
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Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Procedure for measuring the speed of motor vehicles in the short section, with minimum error geometry, using 2 cameras and artificial vision algorithms.The research group in Intelligent Vehicles and Traffic Technologies of the Automation Department of the University of Alcalá has developed a procedure for the punctual measurement of the speed of motor vehicles, through the use of at least two cameras, pointing to two different regions of the track, calculating the relative distances of the vehicle from the cameras by detecting the license plate and its internal elements, storing timestamps, calculating the speed for all possible combinations of distances between cameras that are at the optimum distance that generates minimum error in the calculation of the speed and calculating the average speed of all the speed measurements obtained for optimal distances of minimum error. The group seeks for licensing agreements, technical cooperation agreements, manufacturing agreements and commercial agreements with technical assistance with companies that perform maintenance and commercialization of precision kinemometers and companies that produce intelligent systems of transport.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Sensor system for the detection of objects / obstacles in critical points of railway linesThe research group in Electronics Engineering Applied to Intelligent Spaces and Transport (GEINTRA) of the Department of Electronics of the University of Alcalá has developed a sensor device and its corresponding procedure to detect the presence of any type of objects (vehicles, people, animals, etc…) in points of interest of the railway route (level crossings, tunnels, etc.), sending to the train the visual information and corresponding warning signs. The device consists of a set of cameras located in the environment of each point of interest, an infrared lighting system, an image processing module and a wireless communication system with the train. The system contributes to the increase of safety in rail transport, providing the machinists with visual information about the state of the conflicting points and notifying the presence of obstacles. The system is capable of detecting the presence of objects in daylight and nighttime conditions. The group seeks for licensing agreements, technical cooperation agreements or commercial agreements with technical assistance, with companies that work in the manufacture of safety equipment for rail transport systems.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Supervision System through artificial vision to monitor children when traveling in Child Retention SystemsThe research group of the University of Alcalá, "Recognition and Multisensory Analysis", has developed a system of supervision through artificial vision, to monitor children traveling in child retention systems, alerting the driver of possible situations of risk. The group is looking for automotive companies, road safety, child retention systems manufacturers or telecommunications companies, interested in reaching agreements of collaboration, license or commercial agreements with technical assistance.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrons functionalized with fatty acids: Formation of micelles and uses in biomedicine as antiviral, antibacterial, antiprionic, antimicrobial and drug transporters.The research group of the University of Alcalá in «Dendrimers for biomedical applications» presents the following invention that refers to the formation of dendrons of carbosilane structure that have in their periphery preferably anionic or cationic groups and in the focal point fatty acids or derivatives of these. Its main field of application is in biomedicine, as non-viral transport agents, as drug transporters, to elaborate a drug, as antimicrobial, antiviral or antipyretic agents. In the environmental sector we also find its application as biocides for water treatment. The group seeks to reach license agreements, collaboration or commercial agreements with technical assistance with companies from the sector of Health, Pharma and Environment.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrimers with terminal thiol groups on their surface. Their preparation and their uses.The research group in «Dendrimers for biomedical applications» of the University of Alcalá presents the procedure for obtaining and using carbosilane dendrimers with terminal thiol groups on their surface, as antioxidants and radical scavengers for their application in the food industry, cosmetic and pharmaceutical. The group seeks to reach licensing agreements, collaboration agreements or commercial agreements with technical assistance, with enterprises from the food industry, cosmetic, biotechnology, Biomedicine or pharmaceutical sector.
Fundació URV posted this:Self-oscillating electronic ballast with dimming control for lamps and system that includes it.This invention describes a self-oscillating electronic ballast with dimming control for fluorescent lamps such as induction electrodeless lights (IEFL). The proposed ballast is able to carry out dimming control and self-start with no need of auxiliary circuits and with a minimum number of external components.
DIT Hothouse posted this:New Anti-Counterfeit Technology - Pressure Sensitive HologramsDublin Institute of Technology (DIT) researchers have invented a unique, patented hologram that changes colour under pressure and has widespread applications for security, authentication and environmental sensing. Holograms are frequently used for security and authentication, and are commonly found on credit cards, bank notes, passports and concert tickets, as well as on a number of high value goods such as pharmaceutical drugs, clothing and accessories. They can also be used as sensors if the hologram is sensitive to changes in its environment, and for tamper detection for document security. Current holographic solutions are usually mass produced from a single master hologram, resulting in identical holograms, with serialisation applied via standard overprinting, allowing the holograms to be either tampered or copied. The pressure-sensitive optical device developed at DIT allows the production of true individual holograms. Specific customer codes can be embedded into the actual hologram during manufacture, making them extremely difficult to copy but very easy for the end user authentication through a pressure-induced colour change of the hologram. The colour change can be either temporary or permanent, depending on specific requirements. This optical device can be a purely visual feature to be used for authentication by the end customer/consumer using thumb pressure, or it can also be designed to be machine readable for automated checking within the supply chain.
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:System for fixing armours during concretingThe research group “Materials and Construction Systems for Buildings”, from the Building and Urbanism Department of the University of Alicante, has developed a new and simple system that allows to fix any type of armours in concrete construction elements during the concreting process. This system avoids the movement of the armours in an efficient, technical and reusable way, and, therefore, also avoids future expensive treatments in case of unwanted movements. This new system is characterized by its low cost, light weight, ease of use and versatility for any constructive element. The research group is looking for companies interested in commercial exploitation.
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Holographic sensor for detection of adulterants in essential oilsThe research group of Holography and Optical Processing of the University of Alicante has developed a holographic technique for the detection of adulterants in essential oils. This technique is able to detect different types of adulterants qualitatively. In addition, a quantitative measurement of the degree of adulteration of an essential oil can also be performed by means of pre-calibration of the sensor for a particular adulterant. The sensor could be miniaturized and manufactured at a low cost compared to traditional methods of analysis such as gas chromatography and high performance liquid chromatography. The sensor can be used by unqualified personnel.
NDI Foundation posted this:Strain of bacteriorhodopsin-BRBacteriorhodopsin (BR) is the newest biotechnological product that will make a revolution in many spheres of life: from medicine to defense. Data on the production of the BR in the world is hidden. From open sources - the only seller (and, possibly, producer) is an American company SIGMA, selling BR for research. We offer developed strain of BR. A method of producing allows to get BR in large quantities to several kg. The strain is certified and stored in special depositories. BR has unique qualities - the main one is - memory. For BR, it was necessary to find a special strain - producer of BR. Just several countries has the strain (USA, Russia, ..), other data hidden. We also developed such an unique strain.
NDI Foundation posted this:DSP - digital signal processor of new generationThe project offers new assembler, that’s High level assembler and New core of processor’s architecture. The invention is new generation device for signals processing. The proposed assembly language is based on a formulaic recording of mathematical operations, which greatly improves the process of creating programs and their debugging. Program language maximally adapted to the processing of data arrays, tables, etc. Temporary programming costs are reduced repeatedly and commensurate with programming in C, and in some cases even less, and resulted with efficient assembly code. Developed prototype of core DSP implemented and successfully tested. Complete set for work with the processor and software: simulator, compiler, debugger system tests, library routines etc. Prepared patent applications, including patent applications for DSP core architecture and instruction set, as well as some of the functional blocks. The developed core can be a base for a number of circuits intended for different applications. The proposed architecture of the core is not the final possible product. Currently the architecture of the microcontroller and the next version of DSP core with a flexible architecture and programming language are under development.