During the 20th International Conference of Image Analisys and Processing (ICIAP) held in Trento, the VRAI lab have organized the first edition of the Workshop entitled DEEPRETAIL, focused on deep understanding shopper behaviours and interactions in intelligent retail environments. Many partecipants attended the workshop among researchers and companies.

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Cambiamento: potenziale, reale, digitale @ Genova

Si è svolto presso la Camera di Commercio di Genova un l'incontro dal titolo Cambiamento: potenziale, reale, digitale. Perché non possiamo scegliere se sfruttarlo o ignorarlo. Cambiare continuamente è uno stress inevitabile cui siamo costretti oppure è un'opportunità per riscoprire il vero compito di chi lavora e fa impresa?

Il Prof. Frontoni ha partecipato a questo interessante dibattito, in cui si è anche discusso sul ruolo centrale della trasformazione digitale delle imprese e della società e sull’impatto dell’Intelligenza Artificiale.

Digital Water City EU project

16-18 September 2019, Berlin: Official kick off of Digital Water City EU project ( with five main EU cities and 18 digital solutions for water value chains- Berlin, Paris, Copenhagen, Milan and Sofia. UNIVPM has an important role to develop digital solution for smart irrigation, serious gaming and other relevant topics. The SIMAU and DII departments of UNIVPM are involved (in the picture from the left to right: Dr. Enrico Marinelli (SIMAU), Dr. Adriano Mancini (DII), Prof. Francesco Fatone (SIMAU)). @ Horizon 2020

VRAI group, representing the Dipartiment of Information Engineering (DII), together with the colleagues of Department of Materials, Environmental Sciences and Urban Planning (SIMAU) have won the Horizon 2020 project named - Leading urban water management to its digital future (link) .’s (DWC) main goal is to boost the integrated management of waters systems in five major European urban and peri-urban areas, Berlin, Milan, Copenhagen, Paris and Sofia, by leveraging the potential of data and smart digital technologies. DWC will create linkages between the digital and the physical worlds by developing and demonstrating 18 advanced digital solutions to address current and future water-related challenges; namely the protection of human health, the increase of performance and return on investment of water infrastructures and the involvement of citizens in urban water management.

For more details here the official web site of the DWC project.

MESA 2109 @ Anaheim

Prof. Primo Zingaretti, Prof. Emanuele Frontoni, Prof. Adriano Mancini and Dr. Marina Paolanti attended at the 15th IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications in Anaheim, California, USA.

The goal of the 15th ASME/IEEE MESA2018 is to bring together experts from the fields of mechatronic and embedded systems, disseminate the recent advances in the area, discuss future research directions, and exchange application experience. MESA 2019 will especially bring out and highlight the latest research results and developments in the IoT (Internet of Things) era in the field of mechatronics and embedded systems.​

Premio di laurea "Paolo Marziali" @ Fermo

Venerdì19 Luglio durante le lauree in piazza a Femo, Maria Chiara Fiorentino ha ricevuto il Premio "Paolo Marziali" per la sua tesi di laurea che tratta un sistema che intende migliorare la qualità della vita dei malati di Parkinson.