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 hosted the GRAGE Project Workshop and Open Day on the 13 and 14th of September 2018, at Tellus Stage, Linnanmaa Campus. The event gathered international experts from academic and non-academic institutions, in the fields of ICT, Law, Economy and Humanities, members of the project consortium...

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...

Special Session on Intelligent Internet of Things

Member of the Center for Ubiquitous Computing Dr. Xiang Su is organizing a special session on Intelligent Internet of Things in IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics – SMC 2017, October 5-8, 2017, Banff, Canada. Other co-organizer is Associate Professor Yuhong Li from Beijing University of Posts and...

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...

GRAGE: Green & Grey Workshop and Open Day

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

Ubicomp’18: 2 Demos accepted by UBICOMP!

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing will be present this year at Ubicomp’18 in Singapore with 2 demos. Make sure to say hi! Demo: Enabling Mid-air Browser Interaction with Leap Motion In this demo paper, we assess the performance of using mid-air gestures for web browsing. We built a Google Chrome...

MobileHCI’18: 3 Demos accepted by UBICOMP!

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing will be present this year at ACM MobileHCI’18 with three demos. Make sure to visit! S3: Environmental Fingerprinting with a Credit Card-sized NFC Powered Sensor Board People have become more aware about their environment and pay more attention to conditions, e.g., air quality, and UV...