Research Headlines - An inbuilt firefighting system for buses An intelligent system developed by EU-funded researchers can provide buses and coaches with firefighting capabilities. This integrated solution is designed to detect, locate and suppress fires quickly. It can address ...
Events - 1st ECSEL JU Symposium - 13-14 June 2017, Portomaso, St. Julian's, Malta A wide range of European and global stakeholders in the Electronics Components and Systems field, including Industry, Research and Financial Communities, European, National and Regional decision-makers and international partners will ...
Research Headlines - Sharing information for better cyber security The EU-funded SISSDEN project will create, deploy and operate a network of sensors to detect, collect and share information about potential threats to cyber security and how to tighten computer ...
Research Headlines - Electronic evidence, expertly explored Crime moves with the times, with the law hard on its heels... Pirates and highwaymen do still exist, but these days they are likely to have smartphones, and the proof ...
Research Headlines - Equipping first responders to protect citizens Sadly many European cities are at risk of chemical, biological and radiological terrorist attacks. The EU-funded IF REACT project has developed innovative personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure that first ...
Success Stories - An old technology revisited to save lives at sea Take a look at the prototype of a small experimental sort of zeppelin. It has been equipped with sophisticated radars and sensors with one goal in mind; to become a ...
Success Stories - 'Fingerprinting' to stop flow of dark web drugs From invisible online markets, past border controls and straight to the consumer, fake pharmaceuticals are on the rise, but now a mix of anti-counterfeiting technology is helping halt the wave ...
Research Headlines - Creating the computing experts of the future What do research on personalised medicine, work towards safer aircraft, understanding turbulence and unravelling the structure of matter have in common? They all require high performance computing (HPC). An EU-funded ...
Research Headlines - Voicing a new option for online security The EU-funded OCTAVE project is developing an innovative voice verification system combined with user authentication as a cloud service that could replace the use of passwords for online security.
Research Headlines - Achieving sharper optical tools with plasma and metamaterials An EU-funded project has given researchers a clearer insight into how the next generation of optical tools - including medical diagnostic devices and security detectors - could be achieved.
Research Headlines - Robots to the rescue The 2015 earthquake in Nepal is just one example of a recent natural disaster that required search and rescue operations. An EU-funded security research project has developed new robotic tools ...
Research Headlines - Trading on trust You'd be forgiven for thinking that the documents accompanying shipping containers are always accurate. But you would be wrong - discrepancies are frequent. EU-funded research suggests that a system of ...
Success Stories - Imagining the worst for Europe's riskiest assets Dams are designed and built to withstand any natural disaster, but since Fukushima Europe's researchers have been looking more closely into the risks for our vital installations.
Research Headlines - Accurate, real-time test for explosives A fast, accurate and easy-to-use test for detecting high explosives, toxic chemicals and other small molecules is providing security services with a potentially life-saving tool in the fight against terrorism. ...
Research Headlines - Sharper sensing for surveillance systems Remote sensing is widely used for security surveillance, military reconnaissance and environmental monitoring. An EU-funded project's signal processing system improves images and range information from the collected data using smaller, ...
Research Headlines - Stay away from non-state armed groups Should we back the world's freedom fighters? If we are sympathetic to their cause, we may consider it a moral duty, even if others see them as terrorists. There is ...
Research Headlines - Biomimicry for airport security New technologies are progressively changing the face of airport and border security. To contribute to this development, the EU-funded SNIFFER project took a page out of nature's book, using biomimicry ...
Research Headlines - Social media aids emergency services and empowers the public An international team has developed a system that can exploit the widespread use of mobile electronic devices and social media to improve the official response to emergencies and other crises. ...
Research Headlines - The future of bomb scene investigation We hear about bombings and explosions all too often. To find out what really happened at a blast site, forensic experts need state-of-the-art technology. An EU-funded project looked at different ...

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