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01/06/2015

FATE accessible to all

The main objective of the research team of FATE is to help improve the quality of life and independence of older people. That is why after completion of pilot project and we got good results of the...

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17/04/2015

Three benefits of FATE

There are a lot of benefits when using our device created to detect falls which elderly people can suffer and to advise family members and professionals with an alarm. Today we will tell you the...

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17/04/2015

The users help us to “redesign” FATE with their experience

Some months ago, we from the CETpD organized a focus group –with the help of Pracmatic- to learn about the opinions of the users of FATE. The intention was to extract the maximum information we...

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19/03/2015

Article in "Flash TicSalut" of TicSalut

FATE, peace and security for seniors who may fall (in Catalan)

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16/03/2015

Good sensations of the Summit

Last week the team of researchers who have developed REMPARK and FATE were at the “Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing”. This event organized by the European Union in Brussels...

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12/09/2014

Dispositiu per detectar caigudes de persones grans

Investigadors de la UPC ha dissenyat un cinturó que incorpora un sensor de moviment altament sensible i que permet detectar les caigudes de qui el porta posat. Està pensat per augmentar la...

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The European Commission invites organisations to attract more girls and women into digital

Today is International Girls in ICT Day. The European Commission – namely through the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition – invites companies and organisations to organise activities to equip more women and girls with digital skills and enthuse them to pursue ICT studies and careers.

Are social media gender-biased? Read about our experiment

As the impact of social media becomes more relevant, there is an increasing concern that social media —and also technology in general, and particularly Artificial Intelligence— might be replicating or even amplifying existing gender discrimination, prejudices and stereotypes. Identifying the causes might help preventing the negative impact of such technological developments. We have performed a test aimed at identifying possible areas of further research by trying to isolate the effect of the gender in the functioning of the recommendations algorithm.

Your body modelled in a computer?

In an interview in BIOVOX, Director Thierry Marchal (Ansys representative in the Avicenna Alliance board) gives an overview of the current state of the art of computer modelling in healthcare. Despite the great progress over the past decade, the application of this technology is still limited. Marchal shares his view on this matter.

EU project launches €2.4m competition to create ethical and sustainable wearable technologies and smart textiles

A wearable technology project is offering up to €2.4 million in funding for teams of creatives and technologists to develop the next generation of sustainable wearables and e-textile ideas.

Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Diabetes

Following the success of the first workshop, the European PEPPER consortium will run the Second Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Diabetes (AID) as part of the 16th Conference of Artificial Intelligence in MEdicine (AIME).