by Péter Mátételki and László Kovács

InterpreterGlove is an assistive tool for hearing- and speech-impaired people that enables them to easily communicate with the non-disabled community through the use of sign language and hand gestures. Put on the glove, put the mobile phone in your pocket, use sign language and let speak for you!

by Claude Castelluccia, Markus Duermuth and Fatma Imamoglu

This project, which is a collaboration between Inria, Ruhr-University Bochum, and UC Berkeley, operates at the boundaries of Neuroscience and Internet Security with the goal of improving the security and usability of user authentication on the Internet.

by Rob van der Mei and Thije van Barneveld

Research into the fields of information and communications technology and applied mathematics is very relevant for today’s society. At CWI, we have pursued investigations in these fields to enhance the vital services provided by ambulances through the development of Dynamic Ambulance Management.

by John Gialelis and Dimitrios Karadimas

SELIDA, a printed materials management system that uses radio frequency identification (RFID), complies with the Web-of-Things concept. It does this by employing object naming based services that are able to provide targeted information regarding RFID-enabled physical objects that are handled in an organization agnostic collaborative environment.

by Massimo Cossentino, Marco Bordin and Patrizia Ribino

Each year thousands of shipping containers fail to arrive at their destinations and the estimated damage arising from this issue is considerable. In the past, a database of lost containers was established but the difficult problem of identifying them in huge parking areas was entrusted to so-called container hunters. We propose a system (and related methods) that aims to automatically retrieve lost containers inside a logistic area using a set of sensors that are placed on cranes working within that area.

by Paolo Barsocchi, Antonino Crivello, Erina Ferro, Luigi Fortunati, Fabio Mavilia and Giancarlo Riolo

“Renewable Energy and ICT for Sustainability Energy” (or “Energy Sustainability”) is a project led by the Department of Engineering, ICT, and Technologies for Energy and Transportations (DIITET) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR). This project aims to study and test a coordinated set of innovative solutions to make cities sustainable, with respect to their energy consumption.

by Isidoros A. Passas, Nicos Komninos and Maria Schina

What might sixty web-based platforms and networks have to tell us about open innovation? The FP7 project T-TRANS aims to define innovation mechanisms for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) that facilitate the transfer of related innovative products and services to the market.

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