Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Emotongue: A software for every customer with a Smartphone (Android) interested in managing their own emotions and for companies interested in their employees’ emotional healthSUMMARY Emotongue is an application for smartphones with the Android System, designed in Spanish and English, so that every customer who speaks one or both of them could easily use it every time and everywhere, having a data connection. Emotongue is not a simple app, it is the app that everybody was looking for! It had been designed for a research project carried out in the Department of Sciences of Education of the University of Alcalá, Spain, but due to its features and the great benefits it has, now it is available for every customer interested in improving his/her resources for managing his/her emotional world. Emotongue has been created for helping people to know their emotions, connect with them and learn how to manage them. The app is a tool easy to use, with a colored and dynamic design. It sends the user 5 notifications per day, and she/he has at his/her disposal 2 hours to answer each notification either by a written message or by an audio. The app is available in every country in which people speak English and/or Spanish. An improved version of the app could send users a feedback about their evolution in their management of their emotions and their use of the app. A part from the app, the authors could offer a service to companies interested in it, by creating courses about emotional management, designed according to the company’s needs, something very difficult to find in the trade market.
Unitat de Valorització de la URV posted this:
Licensing Manager at Fundació URV
Alexander Kvashnin posted this:
Director at Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization of Novosibirsk State University
Unitat de Valorització de la URV posted this:
Licensing Manager at Fundació URV
Laijo Jose posted this:
Manager-Tech Transfer at Centre For Future (CFF)
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Adaptation of a learning platform to the personal needs of the student. Improvement of the accessibility for disabled people in online education.Researchers from the Automation Department of the University of Alcalá present a new technical solution for adapting a learning platform to the personal needs of students, so that students with hearing and / or hearing problems can work in an environment adequate to guarantee the understanding of the information. They look for companies that develop learning platforms, teaching centers or academies interested in reaching collaboration agreements, license agreements or commercial agreements with technical assistance.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Intelligent regulation system of pedestrian crossings by monitoring the waiting areas and adaptive traffic light controlThe research group Intelligent Vehicles and Traffic Technologies of the Automation Department of the University of Alcalá has developed a system that allows the intelligent control of the opening and closing times of a traffic light that governs a pedestrian crossing, especially in urban areas. It is a road safety system that ensures that pedestrian traffic at pedestrian crossings is carried out safely, while optimizing the opening and closing times of traffic lights, achieving an improvement in traffic flow in urban areas. For this purpose, the monitoring of waiting areas for pedestrian crossings is carried out by means of a stereoscopic vision system with infrared illumination. The images provided by the stereoscopic vision system are processed by a computer, obtaining information regarding the presence of pedestrians in the waiting areas. This information is used to act on a traffic light that controls the pedestrian crossing. The group is looking for licensing agreements, technical cooperation agreements, manufacturing agreements and commercial agreements with technical assistance with companies in the sector of transport infrastructure and traffic safety as well as public institutions, such as municipalities and councils.
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:Model of business transformation to increase the competitiveness of the companyA Spanish researcher from the Department of Business Studies at Alcalá University has developed a model of business transformation to improve the competitiveness of the enterprises. The methodology developed allows to identify the modern state of the enterprise and discover its level of competitiveness to prioritize actions to take in the different activities of the value chain, in order to adapt the business model and identify the functions where the real competitive advantages lie in the company and focus on them, and removing the ones that harm its competitiveness. They look for companies with problems of competitiveness to reach commercial agreements with technical assistance or license agreement.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Identification of vehicle brands for traffic control and access control applicationsThe research group Intelligent Vehicles and Traffic Technologies of the University of Alcalá presents a device for recognizing vehicle brands based on a classification procedure of the manufacturer's logo. It is conceived as a complement to the classic optical systems of license plate recognition for applications of traffic management, access control or detection of infractions, providing useful information relative to the brand of the vehicle whose license plate, previously or subsequently, has been detected. The research group looks for companies / institutions / administrations in charge of traffic control, access control to restricted areas, as well as those in charge of integrating vehicle violation detection systems, for the signing of collaboration agreements, license agreements or commercial agreements with technical assistance.