This post is originally written for the blog of the Norwegian project Culture and nature travel. The EU/FP7 ICT project TAG CLOUD share common goals with Culture and nature travel. Can we avoid duplicating work and instead complement each other?
Imagine a man with his head bended down onto a smart phone screen, checking Facebook activities since ten minutes ago. And there he goes, banging his head into a street light. The scene begs the question: Are smart phones really the best user interfaces we can have?
Our EU project TAG CLOUD will be reviewed by an expert evaluator group set up by the European commission next week. The purpose is to check that the project has delivered results according to plan and to provide recommendations for further work. We will demonstrate the initial prototypes developed in the project in the first […]
On February 18 Ann-Kristin Johansen visited our group and gave a presentation of her company Dynamisk Helse. Dynamisk Helse is a company dedicated to the education of nurses and home care personnel.
A smart jacket developed by SINTEF and NTNU as a collaborative effort between the EU R&D projects SOCIETIES and MIRROR is making headlines.The smart jacket is built to assist rescue workers in the event of a crisis such as a fire, an earthquake or similar.
Our social fall detection service and story are becoming increasingly famous, now we are on CORDIS!
NTNU students in collaboration with SINTEF ICT Health Informatics Group prototype smartwear that can talk to Facebook. The smartwear can provide collaboration support for those who cannot use touch-screen smartphones, for instance rescuers, firefighters or people with reduced physical abilities. The jacket can wirelessly read your Facebook updates, vibrate the skin of your neck, in this way getting your attention to check the LCD screen attached to your sleeve.
NTNU students in collaboration with SINTEF ICT health informatics group use social media to detect and manage falls among elderly people. The solution allows family and neighbors to participate in fall detection and help dispatching.