Objectives and Description
Duarte Dias and Rui Rosas, researchers at VR2MArket project went to the USA for 7 weeks to participate in the “Entrepreneur in Residence Program ,” also known as inRes, at the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, a partnership between CMU and the government of Portugal, funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). A prototype
VR2 Market team participated in the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Symposium held at Porto Business School, Porto at 27th June of 2017. VR2 Market was one of the showcased projects.
At 19th October of 2017, the VR2 Market teem met for a discussion about the project WP status and upcoming work.
The next VR2Market Conference will be held at INESC, TEC on 7th May 2018 at 15h. Aitor Coca, consultant of the VR2 Market project will present some of his current work entitled: “Comparison of thermal manikin modelling and human subjects’ physiological responses under personal protective ensembles in the heat” Aitor Coca is a Senior Research Physiologist
On 16 March, the Collaborative Laboratory (CoLAB) ForestWISE, coordinated by INESC TEC, was presented publicly with the signature of a memorandum of understanding with the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) at the Forest Ciência Viva Centre in Proença-a-Nova. The event was attended by the Portuguese Prime Minister, António Costa, Minister of Science, Manuel Heitor,
VR Team went to Albergaria fire department for data collection procedures. A total of 130 hours of clinical-grade ECG was obtained and further analysed.
The VR2Market project has shown part of its results in the Portuguese meeting of the science and technology community. The Meeting with Science and Technology in Portugal, in July 2017 allowed researchers from the country to discuss and present their work to their peers and the public. Eduardo Soares presented the VR2Market work on ad-hoc
The Techdays event is the largest technology forum in Portugal. It gathers the military, technology firms, research institutes and the University of Aveiro in a 3-day event with demonstration stands, workshops and conferences. The VR2Market team was present in the Instituto de Telecomunicações stand, with the demo for the ad-hoc network communication in smartphones and
The PI and dual-degree PhD student João Falcão participated with the team led by co-PI Bob Iannucci at the Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) events, promoted by US Naval Postgraduate School at Camp Roberts, CA in November 2016. Following a ethics and IRB clearance process, they conducted trials with 6 volunteer military personnel in drills aimed at testing
Air Traffic Controllers were monitored during an air traffic simulation (March, 2017) and a stress-induced controlled situation (April, 2017) for stress and fatigue assessment. Psychophysiological data and reaction times are being analyzed.