Category: R & D + i

Our colleague, Alfonso González Briones, is awarded for his PhD thesis

I would like to congratulate one of the BISITE members, Alfonso González Briones who received the second prize sponsored by Sensors, I SENSORS+CIRTI Award for the best national thesis on Smart Cities at the Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAEPIA), which had been held in Granada in October.

Working with Prof. Oshima on indoor positioning projects

We have been fortunate enough to have Professor Oshima and his colleagues visit our group. We’ve been working with them on interesting research projects that employ novel technology for indoor positioning.

Dream Go – Artificial intelligence, blockchain and smart grids

The Dream Go project continues to make progress. Different countries, including USA, Germany, Portugal and Spain, have developed numerous systems as part of this project and we are already working on integrating them.

Our DREAM- GO project within the Smart Grid inventory of the European Union

 The Dream Go project, in which our BISITE Research Group is involved, has been selected for the JCR report, which includes the results and objectives of Smart Grid-related projects within the Member States of the European Union.

BISITE Group at the Local Hack Day Salamanca

Our BISITE Grupo participated in the Local Hack Day, which took place on the 1st of December and was organized by the Association of Computing Machines (ACM) of the University of Salamanca. This is a worldwide hackathon that gathers many ideas, projects and a lot of imagination.  

Commitment to the development of disruptive technologies

Big cities like Moscow or Singapore, are undertaking changes and promoting and accelerating their transformation to become exemplary smart cities. Some of their objectives include Security, Energetic Efficiency, improved traffic management, etc.

Leveraging IoT and Blockchain for SMEs

I had the pleasure of participating as a speaker at the Seminar in Valladolid, organized by the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castile and Leon (ICE), within the IOTEC project framework of the Interreg Spain-Portugal Program (POCTEP). At the event, we debated on the IoT and Blockchain as business drivers, exchanging ideas and information on these technologies.

Innovation in occupational safety and health

Occupational safety and health is an area of critical importance to organizations, especially in the industrial sector where workers are exposed to many physical hazards.

The traditional approach to this subject is based on a protocol that combines training and the use of (PPE), short for, personal protective equipment, which refers to any device or means that can protect the worker from a hazard.

ICACI 2019: Adaptive Computational Intelligence

I truly appreciate the invitation I received from the GSSS Engineering and Technology Institute for Women, Mysurur, Karnataka State, India, to host the International Conference on Adaptive Computational Intelligence (ICACI-2019), which will take place on the 18th and 19th of July, 2019.