UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Low cost system for measuring vibrations through camerasAmong the current methods for measuring vibrations, accelerometers are traditionally preferred. Nevertheless, these methods are contact devices, which may be difficult to use when the specimens not accessible due to the object itself or the surrounding conditions (inaccessibility, damage risk, etc.). Alternatively to the accelerometers, Doppler vibrometers are often used as non-contact devices. Although they provide very accurate result, they result expensive and non-cost effective for many applications. Additionally, both of them only provide a single point measurement while our method permits, not only monitoring the process but, with the vibration map, obtaining the vibration frequencies of all vibrating objects in the scene at a glance.
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Adjustable Compression Method for Digital ImagesThe developed system has the following innovations: • The system allows dynamically adjusting the compression/decompression time delay to the needs of each environment. • The system meets timing constraints regardless of the characteristics of the image, the rate of compression, size, number of colours and resolution, as well as operating environment. • The system overcomes issues with the predictability of operations of compression/decompression of digital images.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:New set of software tools for the strategic planning of 2nd and 3rd generation mobile networks and its extension to networks of 4th generation LTEThe principal potential of these tools lies in the use of very advanced algorithms of planning of mobile networks that allow to optimized the network from the point of view of the investment that has to be done by the operator. The current commercial models are usually based on small programmes done in Excell that evidently does not have the optimum potential of these heuristic developed in languages of high-level programming. These tools provide the necessary information to the cost model LRIC Bottom Up defined by the European Commission. Operators and governments of different countries already have used the tools that are described in this document.
Octavi Rodriguez posted this:
Technology Transfer Office
Better Care, S.L. posted this:Better Care allows the capture, integration, analysis and processing of biomedical signals from a wide range of medical devices (monitors, respirators, ...) The platform incorporates medical knowledge through implementation of configurable alarms.Our product is unique and different compare with the competition because: - The capacity of acquiring, processing and storing biomedical signals in high quality with advanced alarms. - The advanced alarms are validated by health professionals. - Provide tools for teach and research purposes. - Synchronization of signals from different devices. - Designed for and by health professionals. - Wide variety of medical devices integrated, providing the same interface for the user, easily customizable. - Fully integrated with the Hospital Information System and Electronical Medical Record (EMR) using standards (HL7, DICOM).
Technology Transfer Office
Universitat de Girona posted this:ViTAM, Videoconferencing multiplatform solutionsThe main innovation aspects in ViTAM are the following: - Simple and usable user interfaces. User interfaces are asymmetrical, differing from the patient and the professional. While the patient’s interface is extremely simplified, the professional’s side keeps a slightly higher complexity to keep control of the videoconferencing. This approach facilitates at most the use of technology by non-experts. - Specially designed for medical and social consultations. It implements two innovative operation modes not available in the market: the online consultation with waiting room and the videoconferencing call centre (coming soon). - Multiplatform and Multidevice. It is multiplatform (Windows, Mac, Android, iOS) and multidevice (PC, laptop, tablet, smartphone). - Easy integration. It can be easily integrated in or with other applications, as well as connect with external services (e.g. electronic health record, calendar). - Customisation. It can be customised not only in terms of graphical user interface but also in the workflow so as to implement new personalised videoconferencing scenarios. - Single and multiple videoconferencing. It offers 1 to 1 videoconferencing and multivideoconferencing in a single and unified interface. - Privacy. It ensures privacy protection by providing communications and data protection and enables its deployment on certified medical data management servers. - Sensors. It can be implemented as a background application running on the device, which can receive incoming connection requests, which can be useful when linked to sensors data alarms (e.g. blood pressure).
Technology Transfer Office
Other Side Mirror S.L. posted this:New concept laboratories to analyse the human body movements using a combination of technologies depending on the parts of the body to be analysed. We can combine 3D infrared Motion Capture, surface EMG, instrumented insoles, inertial devices and balanceIntegrated and synchronised laboratories, easy to be operated by only one person with reports already defined. Only is needed to fill in the diagnosis or conclusions. It is also prossible to adjust the laboratory specifications to the needs of each user, adapting the reports too. The technologies used are specific to the user needs: hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, sports, insurance companies, national health systems, ergonomy studies, etc.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:New technology for applying attitude optimal control to aircrafts and satellitesThe developed technology for being applied to aircrafts and satellites in order to perform attitude optimal control is cost-effective and robust against changes in the environment or in physic structure of the platform. One of the pillars of the new technology is the lack of mathematical models for the performance of control and, instead, it uses the experience gained through interaction with the environment and the platform. As a consequence of the internal behaviour of the technology, the new system is not sensitive to sampling period used.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Face tracking and pose estimation with automatic 3D model construction.For the first time, this system of computer vision is able of recognizing the orientation of the human face, with no need of previous identification of the person or offline training. This system is innovative in the way of joining the three algorithms that uses for its functioning: SMAT, RANSAC and POSIT. To the best of our knowledge they had never been used before in that way.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:ARP-Path Shortest Path Bridges (FastPath Ethernet Transparent Bridges)Fastpath UD is the first proposal using for Layer two Shortest Path Bridging and unicast/multicast source rooted tree construction, without need of an additional (control plane) routing protocol and the simplest one. Provides very simple and performant Ethernet Shortest Path bridging devices Zero configuration. The group is looking for big companies or SMEs manufacturers of routers, switches. They also look for Ethernet switch manufacturers and investors on patent portfolios.The tasks to be performed of the partner sought would be the support in financial collaboration for international patent protection and for advanced, pure hardware prototype construction and validation
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Novel method to fabricate highly selective sensors for different substances of interestThe research group "Electro catalysis and Electrochemistry of Polymers", Department of Physical Chemistry at the University of Alicante has developed a novel method that allows highly selective electrode manufacture biometrics to detect any biochemical substance of interest, food or environmental. The method is based on the electro assisted deposit of molecularly imprinted silica layers on different electrodes. This allows a fast and efficient detection of the molecule of interest, independently of the other interfering. In addition, allows the regeneration of the electrode in a very simple way and lets its usage almost indefinitely. Innovative aspects The biometrical electrode manufacturing method is based on a electro assisted method of molecularly imprinted silica layers on different electrodes. With this new procedure, we obtain uniform and consistent layers of silica that allow highly selective detection of any biochemical substance of interest, food or environmental when these electrodes are used as amperometric, voltammetric, impedimetric and potentiometric sensors. Main advantatges of the technology The main advantage of the electro assisted deposit respect to conventional methods of thin film deposition (spin-coating or dip-coating), lies in the control of consistency and porosity of the layers. Due to the prevention of uncontrolled pore formation, avoids the indiscriminate passage of species from the solution to the electrode surface, reducing the interference in the detection of the analyte of interest. It has a high specificity and affinity for the molecule of interest. High control on the deposition of silica when is done by electro assisted mode. The possibility of varying the thickness of the silica layer and layer morphology allows for a highly consistent and reproducible layer. Electro assisted deposit method is capable of "self-healing", i.e. prevents the formation of holes in the assisted layer that interfere with the detection of the molecule of interest. With continued use, the sensor loses its effectiveness by the collapse of the pores with the species to be determined. In this case, the regeneration process is very simple: just repeat the procedure for removing the template molecule to be performed after the gel layer (electrochemical extraction or cleaning solvents). Thus, the pores of the sensing phase are released for use again.
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Cementitious composite with carbon nanofibers that allows monitoring of deformationsThe research group has developed a cement compound that includes carbon nanofibers in cement matrix in order to detect the rate of deformation of the structure when it is subjected to external actions. Thanks to this system can perform reliable measurements in any part of the structure without requiring the use of attached external sensors. Innovative aspects The technology of the University improves the existing technologies due to the use of carbon nanofibers that provide an easier to disperse homogeneously in the cement matrix without additives or additional steps in the manufacturing process. The technology also increases the contact area matrix-nanofiber. This gives to the material more sensitive to the stress of the structure and allows more reliable measurements.
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:RF labfar field ;near field ; antenna pattern ;scattering tests; Automatic and manual measurements in; frequency range of 0.1GHz – 20GHz Near-field scanners; field probes ;Agilent Performance Network Analyzer (PNA) ; Signal generators; high-power sources, lock-in amplifier; chemical etching and engraving machine • Characterization and fabrication of antennae and other RF devices (0.1-20GGz) • RF experiments up to 20GHz • Antennae Characterizations • Devices Characterization • Complex Multiphysics experiments • Nonlinear RF devices • Imaging and Field Scanning • Metamaterials and Complex Systems • Radar Applications • Meta- materials Project ID : 12-2016-994
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Delayed Dictionary CompressionData compression is a preferred solution, since there is no need to dig in the ground for many kilometers in order to build new high bandwidth links. The Delayed Dictionary Compression (DDC) family of algorithms was invented by Prof. Yossi Matias and Mr. Raanan Refua. The motivation was to release the bottleneck of low level infrastructures - data transfer links. Current data compression techniques for packet networks allow a good compression and a poor latency, or poor compression ratio and a good latency. Project ID : 4-2012-319
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Compressed lightfield imagingCompressed lightfield imaging Project ID : 7-2013-577