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Artificial Intelligence will be the driver of growth in Europe

On the 26th of September, at the Sorbonne, Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, presented his vision of the European project and proposed a series of ideas for the European Union.

Participation in IJCAI, the largest Artificial Intelligence event in Stockholm

Artificial intelligence is in full swing and the world’s artificial intelligence researchers are currently gathering in Stockholm for the year’s largest event in this field, IJCAI (International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence). Hundreds of events take place at this conference, they tackle very interesting and topical issues.

Internet Security, a key element in today’s world

Lately we have seen many news items talk about Internet security issues, data theft, companies unlocking their systems due to blackmail. All this news has caused increased interest in cybersecurity.

Internet security measures are taken to protect against attacks on the network. The most important measures are preventive; they consist in eliminating any potential dangers.

Smart Cities and Smart Buildings are a fast approaching reality

The cities of the 21st century cannot be understood without understanding their progressive technological development. All the cities that wish to improve the lives of their citizens have the objective of promoting technological management. Many cities have already started this progress and have become true Smart Cities.

Daniel Lopez, our colleague from BISITE, wins the FINTECH competition organized by the Russian Bank SBERBANK

The competition consisted in identifying a series of data analysis models and adapting their parameters to predict a series of financial parameters. Daniel managed to defeat even his biggest rivals. This contest was held within the framework of the ICML congress (https://icml.cc/) held in Stockholm in which we have participated.

The promising future of 3D printing professionals

The technological revolution has, over the last few years, converted 3D printers into tools that are used on a daily basis. They have become very important for the creation of low cost objects. Users discover new functionalities of 3D printers every day, as a result there is continuous progress in the quality of the printed products. Considering these facts, it is essential that we provide specific training in this area.

Project management and ICT management, key to the companies of the future

Technological development caused profound changes in our society. Changes that affect both the macroeconomy and the labour market as well as the daily life of citizens.

Information and communication technologies (ICT) have been the driving force behind many of these changes. A wide range of sectors in all kinds of companies require ICT, for this reason organizations need employees who have knowledge of multiple disciplines.

Do you know what a Z-System is?

The majority of people would not be able to explain what a Z-system is, nor what it is used for. Z-System is a platform that offers the best protection available on the market. Innovative techniques and DevOps approaches are implemented through new updates and architectures. They support the application of advanced analytics, cloud computing, the use of Linux as the operating system, or the application of open source standards and applications.

Our research group creates a device to help tinnitus patients

A group of colleagues from the BISITE Research Group has developed a device which allows to monitor the progress of tinnitus from the patients’ homes. This condition is associated with a noise or ringing in the ears which may be caused by a damaged auditory nerve or ear injury.

Social Media is not about posting whatsoever

An essential aspect of any company has always been communication and now internet is the most important medium of communication. Poor communication can have disastrous consequences on the performance of a company. Today, the internet is like a showcase, where companies can make themselves known to the rest of the world and inform their target customers of what they have to offer. For successful communication a great deal of digital and internet marketing skills is required.

Machines at the service of humans

The ever-greater developments in the field of artificial intelligence have sparked conversations of its potential in different sectors (society, business, government, etc.).  Such is the impact of this technology that some countries already have a State Minister for Artificial Intelligence, as is the case of the United Arab Emirates with Omar Al Olama at the helm. It is not yet common, but it reflects the importance of this technology.

The promising future of Digital Animation professionals

The growth of digital animation continues unabated. Movies, video games, advertising, applications and web content are the main areas where animation is used today.

Hundreds of animated films have been made in the last year. Despite the large size of this market, it has already been surpassed by the video game industry. The profits from this industry in Spain are expected to exceed 1.4 billion in 2020, this figure shows the great importance of this sector in terms of economy.

The Internet of Things revolution

I’m sure many of you have already heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) but you may not know exactly what it is. The internet of things is a concept which is essentially concerned with connecting all kinds of objects together in order to completely eliminate the need for human intervention. This is only possible thanks to research in various technological branches such as artificial intelligence or sensor-based information systems.

The International Congress on Case Based Reasoning Systems

Today was a good day. Twenty years ago I defended my first doctoral thesis, in which I studied case-based reasoning systems and it came to be one of the pillars of my research work.

Blockchain is becoming an everyday part of our lives

Blockchain is a system in which data is encoded in the blocks linked by chains, these chains make the transfer of information secure.

It is easier to understand Blockchain than one might think at first. Blockchain is said to be decentralized as it does not require intermediaries and is controlled through multiple nodes that make it impossible to lose information.