PRINCE- Preparedness Response for CBRNE INCidEnts

  Project title: PRINCE- Preparedness Response for CBRNE INCidEnts Timespan: 01.01.2019 – 31.12.2021 Description: Financed by the EU Horizon 2020 Internal Security Fund -Police Action Grant, PRINCE project (ID: 815362) gathers 16 partners from five European member states, from Universities, to Companies, Government Agencies, and other organisations to tackle the challenges...

Reboot Finland IoT Factory

Reboot Finland IoT Factory (Reboot IoT) is the new corporate and research ecosystem project funded by Business Finland, in collaboration with ABB, GE Healthcare, Nokia and Ponsse. The R&D activities are supported by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, under the coordination of Marko Jurvansuu, the Åbo Akademi and the University...

GRAGE: Green & Grey Workshop and Open Day

The Centre for Ubiquitous Computing will host the GRAGE Project Workshop and Open Day on the 13 and 14th of September 2018, at Tellus Stage, Linnanmaa Campus. The event gathers international experts from academic and non-academic institutions, in the fields of ICT, Law, Economy and Humanities, members of the project...

SENSATE: Entropy-AWARE Instrumentation for Just-In-Time Anomalous Human Behaviour Interventions

The University of Oulu’s Center for Ubiquitous Computing has been awarded the prestigious Academy of Finland Research Fellow (2018-2023) to provide objective measures for identifying depression and systematically track its course over time. “The goal is to create a novel approach for identifying anomalous human behavior based on systematic behavioral...

The speed and security of future 5G applications are enhanced through artificial intelligence

Professor Jukka Riekki‘s research team at the Centre for Ubiquitous Computing, has received significant funding (500, 000 eur) to investigate the new possibilities offered by edge computing enhanced by artificial intelligence. The project will focus on the development of new technologies and applications around the 5G network, in which low...

Horizon 2020 project CUTLER: Coastal Urban developmenT through the LEnses of Resiliency

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing has joined project CUTLER- Coastal Urban developmenT through the LEnses of Resiliency, financed by the Horizon 2020 EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under the Societal Challenges Pilar, and in response to call Co-Creation-06-2017: Policy-development in the age of big data: data-driven policy-making, policy-modelling and policy-implementation. CUTLER’s...

STOP: Sentient Tracking Of Parkinson’s – funded by the Academy of Finland ICT 2023 programme

Adjunct Professor Denzil Ferreira, at the Centre for Ubiquitous Computing has been awarded funding from the Academy of Finland’s ICT 2023 programme, for project STOP: Sentient Tracking Of Parkinson’s. About STOP: Effective monitoring of patients is technically challenging with wearables due to: 1) battery life is limited to a few hours...

Amorphis 360 Experience via Virtual Reality featured in Kaleva

Our research on Virtual Reality (VR) is featured in today’s edition of Kaleva. On the 23rd of September 2017, internationally acclaimed Finnish heavy metal band Amorphis, streamed its 360 Experience concert live, as a 360° video. Simultaneously, almost 30 test subjects took part in the University of Oulu’s distance concert...

Simple Smart Sensor – S3 funded by TEKES TUTLI

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing has joined project S3- Simple Smart Sensor, financed by TEKES’ “New knowledge and Business from Research Ideas Programme – TUTLI” 2017 call. Nowadays, people are concerned and curious about the conditions of their surrounding environment. As an example, people are seeking for more information about...

8th International UBI Summer School 2017

Monday, June 12th to Saturday, June 17th,  2017 UBISS 2017, comprising of four parallel 6-day “hands on” workshops, invites researchers, students, and industry and public sector professionals to gain theoretical insight and personal hands on experience on selected topics under the tutelage of distinguished experts. UBISS 2017 builds on the...

Ubicomp hosts 4th CUTLER Project Consortium Meeting

The Centre for Ubiquitous Computing hosted the 4th CUTLER Project Consortium meeting on the 30th and 31st January 2019. CUTLER, a 3-year H2020 project, harvests data offered by the existing infrastructures in the cities for sensing environmental, social and economic activity, and builds the data mining and visualisation tools to...

Ubicomp participates in Winter School on Transnational Organised Crime -United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna, Austria

The recently concluded Winter School on Transnational Organised Crime held in Vienna between January 13th and 24th, 2019, invited scholars and practitioners from different disciplines to examine a range of cross-cutting issues relating to laws, theory and research methods on organised crime, cyber-enabled crime, corruption and terrorism. The ten-day programme...

Researcher Ella Peltonen talks about Big Data and Ubiquitous Technology on Yle Puhe

Ella Peltonen, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Ubiquitous Computing will discuss Big Data, every day data collection, and smart devices, in Yle Puhe, hosted by Juuso Pekkinen, to be broadcasted on Tuesday, 11.12.2018, between 10:00-11:00 am (Finnish only). The programme will be made available in Yle Areena. Stay tuned...