University of Huelva posted this:New device and system for the recovery of communication equipmentThe present device is focused on the automatic recovery of operating systems for routers and switches, which is one of the fundamental claims on this invention since there are no current devices in the state-of-the-art for such purposes. Another particularity that distinguishes to the present invention is that it is not only software or hardware in contrast to other approaches, but of a complete hardware/software device (i.e, both capabilities are combined). Another of the most significant singularities is its portability, since the invention is based on a reduced size device (non rackable) and made up of autonomous battery. This allows to carry out any function with total freedom to move. Besides the comfort, it contributes a great improvement in working time, since operating with distant devices implies an additional time in turning off, turning on again, and enabling the necessary services to start the recovery procedure. As additional feature, the invention looks for the universality and independence from manufacturers or device model. Besides this purpose, another differentiated function is the capability to store the firmware of the communication devices to be recovered (i.e., the image of the operating system) through an internal physical storage unit of great capacity.
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Cloud System for Electronic Receipt ManagementThe industrial computer network research group (I2RC) from the University of Alicante has developed a Cloud system for automatic generation and management of receipts. The system can easily be integrated into the points of sale of the company and allows scanning, storing and transmitting receipts between devices and the cloud according to the safety standards of digital signature and payment. With this technology, it is not necessary print receipts. The management of the receipts from sales may be made ubiquitously over the Internet, both by customers and by the firms. In addition, the system allows the implementation of applications and analysis tools that improve competitiveness and create opportunities for exploitation and commercial development.
Cracow University of Technology posted this:Data Intensive Computing Lab at Cracow University of TechnologyOur Mission: • To conduct international quality research on exploring, development and study of data intensive scalable, reliable and intelligent complex systems and models, future generation technologies in artificial intelligence and bilogically inspired data intensive computing, large-scale, parallel and distributed computing, Big Data related areas, cognitive sciences and allied disciplines. • To support comprehensive evaluation, grassroots incubation, and seamless adoption of computational Intelligence technologies for educational, commercial, and research purposes. • To collect together the expertise and resources needed to help students experience the excitement of research. • To promote group visibility and dissemination of the research results of the group members and students in the relevant international forums.
Cracow University of Technology posted this:Division For Manufacturing System Design - Cracow University of TechnologyActivities of Division are mainly focused on research and technology development in the field of applied mechanics, material engineering, machine design, thermal and process engineering, production engineering, computing sciences, power engineering and computer sciences. FME employs about 250 research and teaching staff. It offers the following fields of studies: power engineering, machine design and operation, automatics and robotics, management and production engineering, computer sciences, biomedical engineering and industrial design. Currently there is more than 4000 of students at FME and 250 teaching staff.
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Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:ICT applications based on QR codes and RFID in teaching and research laboratories.A research group of the Department of Signal Theory and Communications at the University of Alcalá is developing Apps which allow improve the performance of the students and researchers in the measure and characterization of RF devices, by the description of the devices and the management of the necessary instrumentation. The group is looking for companies in the technology and telecommunications sectors to reach collaboration, and commercial agreements with technical assistance.
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Machine-to-Cloud Management System of Distributed Heterogeneous DevicesThe Specialized Processors Architecture Laboratory (SPA-Lab group) research group from University of Alicante has developed a system which improves remote control systems processes of different kind of devices geographically spread, through the Cloud. This suggested system provides independence between application layer and remote-controlled devices. Its main advantage is the homogeneity of mechanisms and functions for their interaction with the devices no matter their nature and the scope of the application. The supplied technology may be used in sectors needing monitoring and controlling a wide range of devices. The research team supplies the companies both the “know-how” for the necessary adaptation and implementation of the system and the possibility of licensing this technology.
DIT Hothouse posted this:Pressure Sensitive HologramsThey are currently widely used on credit cards, cheques and high value items. However, because mass production of holograms is traditionally from a single ‘master hologram’ all security holograms for a particular product range are identical and any serialization is non holographic (e.g. printed serial numbers over the hologram surface in regular black ink). This technology addresses the gap in the market for individualized holograms which each contain a unique number or code that can checked easily by the end user. The end user simply checks the number against the serial number on the product and verifies that (1) the security hologram is present and (2) it is genuine. The product is a stand alone printed text or pattern which has the appearance of a transmission hologram (typically rainbow effect, but microtext within the printed text could be also incorporated if higher complexity is required). The unique characteristic of the product is that due to the holographic digital printing technique each product can be individualised at no additional price compared to similar hologram products.
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.
Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University posted this:Medical Imaging Method and Systemmethod 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
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.
xrqtc posted this:Polymorphism Prediction in Crystal Systems of Technological InterestCurrent polymorphism studies are being carried out using one of the following three alternatives: atom-atom potentials, DFT (Density Functional Theory) calculations and ad-hoc potentials. However, all of them have serious disadvantatges. 1) with software that uses atom-atom potentials: Advantages: fast and capable of working with large molecules. Disadvantages: the "blind tests" carried out by the "Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre" are giving a 50% maximum success in the predictions. 2) with software based on DFT calculations: Advantages: good results Disadvantages: they are computationally very slow, so they are only used for very simple molecules compared with drug molecules. In addition, they have errors predicting van der Waals interactions and weak hydrogen bridges if not corrected empirically. 3) with software using ad hoc potentials for each molecule obtained from systematic exploration of the surface potential of intermolecular interactions: Advantages: efficient and faster. Disadvantages: some potentials should be calculated for each molecule studied, which are complex and slow, and is not general. The approach presented here is new and unique because the potential Pixel has never been used before for drawing polymorphic predictions and it has shown to present the advantages of all the alternatives combined. This is the first research group which has brought the potential Pixel to this level of calculation. The potential calculations and the applicability of the methode based on pixels have the same quality that the sophisticated ab initio based potential calculations. Besides, this is much faster than DFT (Functional-Based Theory)-based and ad hoc potentials ..
Fundació URV posted this:Integral management of all kinds of user information using a single computer application and a single object-oriented databaseThe innovative aspect of the proposed technology is to allow the users to focus on their data objects, not on the specific workflows of the applications: this is known as the document-centered approach, in contrast with the application-centered approach. Other technologies addressed the document-centered approach in the past, such as the Carnegie Mellon University's Andrew toolkit (1985), the Dr. Ken Sakamura's BTRON system (1985), the Hewlett-Packard's NewWave framework (1987), the Microsoft's OLE and ActiveX technologies (1992) and the Apple and IBM's OpenDoc architecture (1994). However, all of them are based on file systems to store the information, and some of them still use classical computer applications as the native user interface for its document-oriented workflow (i.e. OLE/ActiveX). The main new aspects of the proposed technology are the integration of all information into a single object-oriented database, the object hierarchy management to build more complex objects, the zoomable user interface to edit/view each object in a hierarchical fashion, and the organization of the information objects into projects, sets and subsets (see the specifications for more details).