Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:New free online course in Translation and Interpreting in Public ServicesThe FITISPos and FITISPos e-learning groups of the University of Alcalá present an introductory MOOC course for the training of bilingual people who act as translators and interpreters in public services or in situations in which the figure of these professionals is necessary. The online course is entitled: "Get Started in Translation and Interpreting in Public Services". The main objective of this course is to work on issues related to the communication process between foreign users who are not familiar with the Spanish language and the public or private institutions that provide services to society. The course is also focused on describing and practicing the functions of the translators and interpreters who work in these areas and showing how to get to work within this booming sector. The research groups FITISPos and FITISPos -ELearning seek to reach commercial agreements with technical assistance or technical cooperation agreements with public services and public institutions (courts, police stations, hospitals, schools, town halls, etc.) or private institutions (NGOs, associations of entrepreneurs with international interests or foreign employees, banks, tourist offices, etc.).
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Improvement of the working environment and the increase of productivity: diagnosis and solutions to improve the conciliation of work and family life for employees.A research group from the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Alcalá offers a consulting service for diagnosis and solutions to improve the work and family life conciliation for employees. The group is open to reach commercial agreements with companies that want to improve the working environment within their organization for better efficiency and profit maximization. Aware that conciliation is a matter of all, there is a need for men and women to share responsibility of their personal and professional duties. But of course, it is also fundamental a social consciousness aware of the relationship between conciliation and efficiency and better business performance, so that the investment in conciliation policies presume an improvement of business efficiency and loyalty of employees in the companies that follow these practices
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Video surveillance system and intelligence monitoritation.GEINTRA is a research group from the Department of electronics of the University of Alcala. They offer solutions for video surveillance and intelligent monitoring from the information provided by different sensors. This technological solution can be use in different applications, among which highlights people detection and object identification and tracking. Their main advantages are its versatility to be used with different objectives and in different operating environments, the intelligence of the process and control system (extracting reliable statistics, position and orientation, size, counting, mobility and other physics of the object). The group is looking for security companies, companies working in events planning or gauging control, to achieve technical collaboration agreements.
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.
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