Telecommunications

Research Headlines - Tracking the evolution of content delivery online The internet ecosystem is becoming increasingly complex, and is matched by the unprecedented growth of users - from 1 billion in 2005 to a current 3.5 billion. An EU-funded project ...
Research Headlines - On-board processor 'survival kit' for deep space Space exploration demands high performance on-board computers with low power requirements that can survive the rigours of aggressive radiation. The EU-funded APEX project has developed the advanced technologies needed to ...
Success Stories - Robots To The Rescue In Post-Disaster Recovery After industrial accidents or natural disasters, the collection of information is crucial and robots can be precious allies to assist with this.
Success Stories - Robots interact with children to help with their diabetes Diabetes is a serious challenge for many children and teenagers. Their well-being depends on various decisions that they have to take throughout the day. Can electronic games be of any ...
Success Stories - How robots can enhance the lives of Europe's elderly citizens Seventy-nine year old Isabel Neto shares her home with Hugo, a robot that's been designed to improve the quality of life for elderly people living alone. How, and to what ...
Research Headlines - Assisted living technology made easy Some people take pleasure in an epic struggle to configure a new wireless device. Others, not so much. For them, it would be great if the electronics they need could, ...
Success Stories - Smart Fashion: What do our clothes say when they talk to us? What we wear says something about our personality - but what if our clothes and accessories could also tell us about our health? A smart shirt prototype can keep track ...
Research Headlines - Understanding a changing Europe through big data The EU-funded LONGPOP project will train young researchers in the skills needed to fully exploit big data. With a focus on social change, the researchers will be able to apply ...
Research Headlines - Smartphone solutions for smarter, greener urban mobility If the arrival of spring is not enough to get you out walking and cycling, an EU-funded initiative is launching a number of mobile applications offering incentives to lead a ...
Research Headlines - Why electric cars need to start talking to the grid EU-funded researchers have developed new planning techniques that will help ensure Europe's existing smart grid infrastructure can sustainably meet growing demand for plug-in electric vehicles - and they want to ...
Research Headlines - Reflecting on cultural opposition to communism The EU-funded COURAGE project is compiling and analysing collections of cultural opposition in former socialist countries, making the collections more accessible for educational and research purposes and highlighting their importance ...
Success Stories - Avatars help schizophrenia patients silence tormenting voices People with schizophrenia are volunteering for a European research project to help the control and perhaps even silence the tormenting voices in their heads by confronting a computer avatar of ...
Success Stories - Humanoid robots to 'replace' search and rescue workers Italian researchers are developing a humanoid robot to replace humans in search and rescue operations following disasters. Walk-Man is being taught to move and walk at the Italian Institute of ...
Success Stories - Thinking outside the box: EU researchers help industry become more efficient Large industrial plants constantly monitor the resources that go in and the products - and waste - that comes out. Companies use this data - known as resource-efficiency and life-cycle ...
Research Headlines - A capacity boost for Europe's fibre optic network The EU-funded INVENTION project aims to develop a cost-effective approach that will boost the capacity of Europe's optical fibre network to handle the ever-increasing demand for high-bandwidth applications such as ...
Research Headlines - Hot electronics get magnetic cool The EU-funded HYMAGINE project has combined conventional electronic transistors with new magnetism-based 'spintronic' devices to improve information processing speeds and reduce energy consumption.
Success Stories - Europeans will be able to compare cancer care EU citizens will be able to compare cancer incidence and survival rates across Member States once a continent-wide cancer information system is operational next year, according to Professor Alexander Katalinic, ...
Success Stories - Technology trialled in fight against ticking timebomb of obesity For the past two years students at a school in Sweden have been weighing out their lunches on devices called Mandometers. It is all part of an innovative new project ...

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