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A press release was issued by ICCS on the occasion of the project’s final workshop and the presentation of its final results and distributed through the majority of trusted Greek media (electronic and print) on May 25th, 2017.

Please find here the ICCS press release. For more information please visit the official project site: http://www.reconass.eu/

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A press release announcing the start of the interACT project, was issued by ICCS and distributed through the majority of trusted Greek media (electronic and print) on May 11th, 2017. You could download it here.

For more information please visit the official project site: interact-roadautomation.eu

 

Augmented reality increases maintenance reliability at a space station

VTT participates in the development of new AR tools for the European Space Agency (ESA)

An international project led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland developed a new augmented reality (AR) tool for the ESA. In the future, it is envisaged that astronauts will be able to use this tool to perform maintenance tasks and real-time equipment monitoring in the demanding conditions of space. The first practical tests carried out at ESA’s European Astronaut Centre produced excellent results.

The two-year EdcAR project (Engineering data in cross platform AR) led by VTT developed a solution to the challenges involved in maintenance and the provision of work instructions, which have been an issue for more than a decade. Since maintenance and other work tasks in space are critical, they must be carried out without errors and at the right time. Preparing for these requires in-depth practising, which involves coordinating the activities of various experts. Since astronauts’ time is extremely valuable, their tasks and maintenance instructions must be unambiguous.

AutoNet2030 has been included in a EURONEWS documentary on latest European research on connected and automated driving. The documentary is a co-production between Euronews and the European Commission. The different research and industrial partners of the AutoNet2030 project i.e. ICCS, ARMINES, BASELABS and EPFL presented their work performed in the project through interviews, simulations and demonstrations and explained how this will impact tomorrow’s driving.

The documentary is focused on the benefits expected on the road safety from the wide application of connected and automated vehicles. Moreover the latest advances on connected and automated driving were shown through the presentation of AutoNet2030 and other related European projects. Representing ICCS, Dr. Angelos Amditis, Recearch Director of I-SENSE group and researchers Panagiotis Pantazopoulos and Richardos Drakoulis were interviewed. 

A subtle article on PLUGGY's innovative social platform and special features has been published in popular "Innovations" column of key Greek newspaper "Ta Nea".

"PLUGGY - The Facebook of culture". Engoy reading!

A press release was issued by ICCS and distributed through the majority of trusted Greek media (electronic and print) on February 17th, 2017 presenting the developments of the SENSKIN project during the first 18 months.

Please find here the ICCS press release. For more information please visit the official project site: http://www.senskin.eu/

"When driverless cars will be available and how safe they will be?", a story for the future of driverless cars published in Inside Story provides some very interesting answers by Dr. Angelos Amditis.

Enjoy reading clicking in here: Inside Story - When driverless cars will be available and how safe they will be

 

A feature article on the CityMobil2 activities and demonstrations in Trikala, performed with the strong involvement of I-SENSE Research Group of ICCS, has been published in the Hellenic Bus Community forum.

Enjoy reading clicking here: Hellenic Bus Comminity forum_CityMobil2

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Fotolia 93837710 Subscription Monthly LA Facebook-like social platform and a series of smartphone apps are on the way to promote citizens’ active involvement in bringing out their local cultural environment and in safeguarding and enriching the European cultural heritage landscape.

ICCS is coordinating PLUGGY, a brand new 3-year EC project, funded under Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, that aims to develop a suite of smartphone tools that will enable individuals, community groups, industry, museums and countries as a whole to bring out, document and share their cultural heritage online. The PLUGGY tools will be designed to solely focus on a niche area in social media, celebrating Europe’s collective heritage.

Following the official launch of the PLUGGY’s research activities and project’s kick off meeting held in Athens in December, ICCS, together with project’s Greek partners CLIO MUSE and Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation, issued a press release entitled “PLUGGY: an inventive Social Networking site for cultural heritage”, providing an overview of the project’s main features and goals and highlighting its impact towards a greater sharing and access to, Europe’s vast and diverse cultural heritage.

 

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The press release was distributed in trusted media and several press contacts, generating valuable publicity and some very positive news coverage in high Impact news sites, subject portals and blogs specialized in Culture, Technology and Entrepreneurship.

You can download the press release, available as PDF both in GR and EN.

 

Among others, PLUGGY was featured in the following articles. You could click and have a close look!

 

Article in subject blog Archaeostuff.wordpress.com

Article in news portal Euro2day.gr

Article in subject portal In2life.gr

Article in subject online magazine Pcmag.com

Article in Business-to-Business Newsletter NET FAX

Article in news portal Popaganda.gr

Article in news portal Real.gr

Article in subject portal Anoixtoparathyro.gr

 

Dr. Angelos Amditis, Head of I-SENSE Group and Research Director of ICCS, participated as a keynote speaker in newspaper’s Naftemporiki 2nd Technology Conference for the Internet of Things – Evolution in Action, held in Athens, at Divani Caravel Hotel, on December 8th, 2016.

Through his presentation on the Internet of Things and the Market-to-Research Convergence: Applications for Transport, Security and Smart Cities, Dr. Angelos Amditis brought up the recent developments in IOT technologies both in market field and research and Indicated today’s cybersecurity landscape, stressing the need for more effective data protection regulations.

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Some media reports:

Online report in news portal Left.gr

Print report in newspaper Naftemporiki