Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Capacity control and people counting system.GEINTRA, a research group from the department of electronics of the University of Alcala, offers a technological solution for people counting allowing an accurately real-time people counting. The system can count the exact number of people accessing a particular enclosure (building, shopping malls, nightclubs, etc.) which allows to take appropriate actions based on the number of people who are inside the controlled room (it informs to the authorities of the number of people, it can be used for the ventilation activation adapted to the needs, restricted access, etc.). GEINTRA is looking for companies working in technological or telecommunications sectors to achieve cooperation or license agreements.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Assistive products for people with disabilities.The research group GEINTRA UAH offers assistive products, especially for communication, aimed at people with different type and degree of disabilities, mainly people with mobility problems, but also hearing and vision difficulties, with high flexibility and diversity of forms access. The group is looking for companies working in IT sector to achieve commercial agreement with technical assistance.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Detector of early allergic reactions during diagnostic challenge tests for food and drugs.GEINTRA is a research group from the Department of electronic of the University of Alcala. One of its research areas is the analysis of biomedical. The algorithm obtained allows detecting in an early stage the appearance of allergic reactions during the exposure or provocation test are made in a hospital. This system is based on the measurement of the heart rate variability. With this methodology the time of exposure to the tests is reduced therefore the stress for the patient decreases. The group is looking for companies working in the health sector to achieve technical cooperation and manufacturing agreements or commercial agreements with technical cooperation.
Fundació URV posted this:New device and method to detect the temperature remotelyThe technology allows to detect the temperature remotely using the emission of light by nanoparticles of a luminescent material doped with lanthanide ions (Yb+3, Er+3, Tm+3 and HO+3, among others) deposited on the object to find its temperature. Excitation with infrared radiation of these luminescent particles produces light emission in different regions of the visible light collected by a sensor to obtain an intensity ratio.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Procedure to repair clustered roads in failure and ARP-Path/All-Path network bridgeThe research group GIST.Netserv from the Department of Automatic of Alcala University has developed a technology that describes mechanics, that are used in transparent bridges networks that has learning resources of origin addresses with the type known as All-path (also called Fastpath and ARP -Path), allow clustered repair of all roads used by a link when it fails, in such a way that a single broadcast frame informs the entire network to the list of destination address in failure and therefore it requires its way to be repaired. The group seeks companies in communications, computer and electronic sector to reach licensing agreements, collaboration and commercial agreements with technical assistance.
Fundació URV posted this:An open-source scalable Personal Cloud that can adapt to the necessities of organizations.StackSync is an Open Source Personal Cloud that takes care of your real needs and provides a cloud storage solution with scalability, security and privacy awareness. StackSync fits perfectly in any kind of organization (e.g., Enterprise, SME, Government, Educational) offering adaptable cloud storage: private, hybrid or public. For more information: http://youtu.be/Z76poRg92hI http://stacksync.org/
DIT Hothouse posted this:SmartSeg: A Smart Customer Segmentation ToolWith the rise of service customisation, data analytics is becoming increasingly important so as to understand the needs of a company's customers. In order for the potential of data analytics to be fully realised, analytics tools must be developed for use by the widest user-base possible. Under the CeADAR Intelligent Analytic Interfaces: Ease of Interaction theme, smart analytics tools are being developed to aid non-analytics specialist users in exploring datasets and performing analytics tasks. The first task selected for focus under this theme is customer segmentation, an especially common data analytics task and one that organisations tend to perform when they first start to use data analytics. Presenting segmentation results to the user in a way that is interpretable is the key to the success of SmartSeg. To understand customer segmentations analytics practitioners compare the distributions of features within a segment to the distributions of the same features in the underlying full population. While major existing analytics tools have enabled widespread adoption of data analytics, they remain mostly targeted at expert analytics users. At CeADAR we are developing smart analytics tools for non-analytics experts - the so called next billion users.
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Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University posted this:Computerized Digital Image Analysis for diagnosis of pre- malignant state in the Oral Cavitymethod and system for analysis of color change in images in the human body. The method is used for diagnosis of such disorders that changes in color of tissues occeurs. Keywords: image processing, algorithm, dental care With Hadasit Project ID : 7-2006-854
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Autonomous vehicles for transport of materials in warehousesBased on current SLAM techniques, researchers have developed new algorithms with important improvements in the map creation, association and location processes. In this way, the vehicle reaches a better adaptation to the space and organization of the warehouse. In other words, the vehicle can be adapted to the place and it is not necessary to adapt the place to the vehicle. The main innovative aspects are: • The vehicles have a high level of autonomy, due to the dynamic planning of paths. • Avoid collisions because the system can modify the path in real time. • The definition of new paths without modification of the environment avoids costly investments.
Universitat de València posted this:Micromechanical dry exfoliation deviceThe main advantages provided by the invention are: Versatility: the method is applicable to any layered material and on any type of substrate. Simplicity: the method consists in a dry exfoliation without adhesive materials. Quality and reproducibility: the exfoliation is clean (no trace of adhesive), reproducible and it does not produce defects in the substrate. Efficiency: it is possible to deposit a high density of atomically thin layers of the material. Control: it is possible to control the pressure exerted, allowing for a fine-tuning of the deposition conditions depending on the nature of the layered material manipulated.
Universitat de València posted this:Nanocomposites for electrochemical supercapacitorsThe new materials have the following advantages over existing materials in supercapacitor’s sector: Supercapacitive properties: they have specific capacitance values much higher than those obtained by commercial nanostructured carbon electrodes. Low cost: obtained by a chemical process of a single stage, with a single precursor, at low temperature, and highly available, non-polluting and low cost materials. Good cyclability: testing in cyclability is promising in terms of electrochemical and mechanical stability. In parallel to its advantages as supercapacitors, the nanocomposites show the advantages associated with the following additional properties: Giant magnetoresistance, GMR: this property is observed at room temperature, and high magnetic fields are not needed. Source of carbon nanoforms: based on the nanocomposite, can be obtained a mixture of carbon nanoforms consisting of nano-onions and multi-walled nanotubes.
Universitat de València posted this:Software for atmospheric gases compensation in infrared spectra• Easy to use: a blank spectrum with water vapor, CO2 and other interfering vapours has to be obtained under the same measurement conditions as those employed for the acquisition of the spectra to be corrected, straightforward selection of relative absorbance values • Fast: very fast computation as the algorithm is not complex • Universal: the compensation method can be applied in a vast amount of situations (different samples and sampling devices, different measurement conditions). Compensation of other gases different to H2O and CO2. • This method do not use spectra smoothing, avoiding distortion of infrared bands from the analytes. • Improvement of the results obtained employing commercially available software tool.
Universitat de València posted this:New method for the production of metallic oxides with spinel structureThis procedure is faster, with lower energy consumption and generates purer spinels than known methods for spinel production. With this invention, it’s possible to provide new methods for obtaining spinels or other mixed oxides with a higher processability and versatility than those existing to date, allowing also for obtaining new spinels and removing the need for extremely costly phases in time or energy, including milling or heating at temperatures up to 1200ºC.
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Wastewater treatment by electrocoagulation (EC)The Department of Physical Chemistry (Applied Electrochemical Group LEQA) at the University of Alicante has a high experience and know-how to develop and carry out the removal of pollutants in wastewaters by electrocoagulation (EC). A pilot plant fully equipped with the necessary infrastructure and with ability to treat 100L/h of wastes is available in order to develop the pre-industrial phase and scaling-up of these processes. This technology could be of interest to several industries: chemical, tannery, textile, etc. Innovative aspects of the tecnology: - The EC cell is controlled electrically and have no moving parts, thus requires less maintenance - The EC process avoids uses of chemicals and so there is no problem of neutralizing excess chemicals. - EC produces effluent with less total dissolved solids (TDS) content as compared with chemical treatments.
Universidad de Cádiz posted this:Three-Dimensional Acoustic LensMoreover, we present a lens prototype in audible frequencies to demonstrate the validity of the modelling method. The applicability ranges from medical (non-incisive surgery, ecography, physiotherapy) and ultrasonics in general, to environmental acoustics. The invention consists on the description of a new method to obtain acoustic lenses in different frequency ranges (audible and ultrasounds). The acoustic lenses are formed by an array of concentric rings in such a way that they have the ability to collimate an acoustic beam. The correct arrangement of the rings is calculated in a two-dimensional space by means an inverse design algorithm (Genetic algorithms). The conventional acoustic lenses are based on the curvature of its surface for focusing sound thanks to the phenomenon of diffraction. By contrast, the lenses presented here are based on reflection of sound by elements (rings) scatterers distributed properly. This allows more margin for improvement in design and operation. For example, here we describe the operation of a multi-focus lens capable of changing the focal length depending on the sound frequency. Furthermore, we present an example of operation of such a lens type at the audible frequency of 2200 Hz that validates the proposal.