ABIDI: Context-aware and Veracious Big Data Analytics for Industrial IoT

Project title: ABIDI -Context-aware and Veracious Big Data Analytics for Industrial IoT Timespan: 01.09.2019 – 31.08.2022 Description: Industry’s transition to the digital world has already reaped benefits such as fully automated processes and cost savings and has paved the way for novel services and business models. However, the challenges of data-driven… Continue reading

5GEAR- 5G Edge computing Enhanced Augmented Reality

Project title: 5GEAR- 5G Edge computing enhanced Augmented Reality (Decision No. 319669) Timespan: 01.01.2019 – 31.12.2021 Description: Mobile Augmented Reality (MAR) is gaining popularity due to the wide adoption of mobile and wearable devices and is one of the future applications targeted by 5G. MAR applications can thus augment the physical world with… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

IT/IoT Business Creation

Project title: Cross Border Business Opportunities Creation Empowered by Modern IT and IoT Technologies (IT/IoT Business Creation- KA4033) Timespan: 30.10.2018-  30.10.2020 Description:  The IT/IoT Business Creation project plans to solve the problem of technological, business and environmental sustainability of aqua-culture (AC) SMEs in Republic of Karelia (Karelia) and Finland by… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Human-Smartphone Interaction towards Personality and Usage Effects

This project is carried out by Wuhan University, Central China Normal University, Sun Yat-sen University, Shandong Technology and Business University, Aalto University and University of Oulu. This project mainly focus on: Phone users’ personality and their phone usage patterns; Effects related to phone usage patterns; Data analysis techniques of phone… Continue reading

Road surface condition monitoring using buses

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing in collaboration with the Oulu bus company Oubus Oy and the Finnish Meteorological Institute have begun co-operation in Data to Intelligence project on the collection of environmental data. A road condition sensor has been retrofitted onto one of the buses operating between Puolivälinkangas and Saarela, and expected to collect data during December… Continue reading

Understanding Mobile Privacy and Security Concerns

Motivation Smartphone users are unable to preemptively identify potential mobile application malware. We developed Securacy, a mobile application that: crowdsources users’ concerns of application’s security and privacy (i.e., securacy); informs the users of potential risks; reveals hidden application network connections to servers; and pinpoints the applications’ servers location. We propose… Continue reading