WELLFOOD ACTION Kick-Off Meeting @ Dubrovnik

From 6th to 8th of July took place in Dubrovnik the Kick-off meeting of the European project WELLFOOD.

For the VRAI group were present Roberto Pierdicca and Marina Paolanti.

WELLFOOD ACTION aims at strengthening innovation capacity of Adriatic Regions on agri-food sector, by stimulating the link between business, RTD-innovation Centers,producers-consumers as a pillar for territorial growth, development and integration of the area.

AVR 2016 @ Otranto

PhD Student Roberto Pierdicca attended the AVR 2016 Conference in Otranto, Italy.

The conference intends to bring together researchers, scientists, and practitioners to discuss key issues, approaches, ideas, open problems, innovative applications and trends on virtual and augmented reality, 3D visualization and computer graphics in the areas of medicine, cultural heritage, arts, education, entertainment, industrial and military sectors.

In this occasion, the following three articles were presented:

- Cyberarchaeology: improved way findings for archaeological parks through mobile augmented reality. 
- Automatic Analysis of Eye-Tracking Data for Augmented Reality Applications: A Prospective Outlook.
- Improving the development of AR application for artwork collections with standard data layer. 



PFIZER Seminar: Innovation driven by smart manufacturing and industry 4.0

Pfizer with sponsorship of AFI & ISPE organized the last 21st june at Hotel Casale, Colli del Tronto (AP), a seminar to share the vision and challenges to pursue new opportunities. Improve knowledge, common understanding and awareness on Status of the Art and Trends of this innovative industrial revolution to Manufacturing Automation known as SMART MANUFACTURING / INDUSTRY 4.0. Explore enabling technologies and how to access to available funds. Identify potential business opportunities enabled by SM. Compare the European approach (INDUSTRY 4.0) vs. the US approach (SMART MANUFACTURING).

It was addressed to:

  • Technology Providers
  • Academic Institutions & Scientific community (University)
  • End Users (Pharma)

The Rector of UNIVPM Professor Sauro Longhi attended with a presentation entitled "Scientific Research and the Roamap of Industry National Cluster". It was about Pathways of National and European Research towards INDUSTRY 4.0. Funds, Programs and opportunities promoted by EU Community. 

Professor Emanuele Frontoni, Professor Maurizio Bevilacqua and Professor Andrea Monteriù of UNIVPM attended with a presentation entitled "Smart Manufacturing: State of the art and perspective". It was about the smart manufacturing scenario that is a set of infrastructure and approaches that lets operators make real-time use of big data flows from fully-instrumented plants in order to improve productivity, optimize supply chains, and improve energy, water, and materials use. Best practices from SoA and future perspectives was presented to set up a common ground of discussion.

Meeting GIRPR (Gruppo Italiano Ricercatori in Pattern Recognition) 2016 @ Grado

Professor Primo Zingaretti and Professor Emanuele Frontoni attended at the Meeting GIRPR (Gruppo Italiano Ricercatori in Pattern Recognition) in Grado from 15-17 June 2016.

The meeting of GIRPR  was organized by the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics of University of Udine (Italy). The meeting was open to GIRPR members, to researchers in the areas of Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Speech Recognition, Multimedia and to companies that develop systems and/or products in these fields.

VISMAC 2016 Summer School

Ph.D. students Marina Paolanti and Annalisa Cenci attended at VISMAC 2016, Summer School on Pattern Recognition and Smart Vision for land security, in Pordenone/Grado (Italy) from 13-17 June 2016.

The international summer school VISMAC “VISione delle MACchine” (in English, “Machine Vision”) is organized every two years by the “Gruppo Italiano Ricercatori in Pattern Recognition” (GIRPR) affiliated to International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).

The primary objective of the Summer School was to provide a common scientific and cultural background on the subjects of computer vision and pattern recognition.

Clementoni @ UnivPM

Ad Ingegneria, all’interno del corso di Informatica Multimediale, un seminario racconta la storia del progetto CLEMPAD di Clementoni. A presentarlo 2 ex-studenti ‪#‎UNIVPM‬, oggi menti del mondo digital dell'azienda recanatese: Daniele Silenzi (Chief Engineer - Clementoni) e Luca Palazzo (Chief Software Engineer - Clementoni).

MicroGenius @ Your Future Festival

Anche il VRAI ha partecipato alla terza edizione di MicroGenius all' interno di Your Future Festival.

L'obiettivo di MicroGenius è quello diinsegnare mediante il gioco e l’esperienza sensoriale, affinché concetti importanti rimangano impressi nelle loro giovani menti, stimolando in loro la curiosità nell’ambiente che li circonda, la conoscenza e spronandoli a imparare e ad andare oltre quello che osservano quotidianamente.

Rama Pollini e Roberto Pierdicca hanno realizzato un gioco multimediale con tablet e Realtà Aumentata per far scoprire ai bambini cosa può nascondersi dietro a dei semplici QR Code.

Cyber Security Lab Univpm 2016

L'utilizzo di smartphone e tablet nella quotidianità, interconnessi, accesi rende chiaro come la cyber security sia un tema che riguarda tutti. Tutto ciò sarà argomento di discussione, mercoledì 25 Maggio All'Aula Magna a partire dalle 9.30.

Il programma della giornata è disponibile al sito

Il gruppo Cyber Security dell'Università Politecnica delle Marche svolge attività didattica, progettuale e di ricerca nell'ambito della sicurezza dei dati e dei sistemi ICT.



Internet of Things Hackathon

Two teams of Università Politecnica delle Marche have partecipated to the Internet of Things Hackathon, a informatics marathon where technology and talent meet the needs of the industrial world. The competition, organized by Var Group was held in Cervia.

The aim of the competition was to identify and implement innovative solutions to some problems formulated directly by the companies, which this year belonged to the sector of the retail and food. 

Univpm projects are two: Team "noComment" (3rd place) and Team Coding Product Innovation (4th place).  The members of "noComment" team are: Vittorio Morganti, Matteo Mazzanti, Ilario Pierbattista and Vincenzo Di Sciullo. Team members of "Coding innovation" team are: Alessandro Staffolani, Marika Fianesi, Giuseppe Albanian, Davide Valeri and Matteo Romanelli.

Ecapital Business Plan Competition

Chiara Calamanti, PhD student, is one of the winner of Ecapital. Ecapital is a Business Plan Competition, which supports the creation of Start Up, contributing to youth entrepreneurship of the Marche Region. The members of the winner group are Chiara Calamanti, Stefano Calamanti, Anita Calamanti, Giada Calamanti, Marco Domenichelli, Claudia Mosca.

Their Business Project-idea is an innovative start up Mo.Te. for the development of a product, which allows to control and manage a farm in real time and at a distance, in particular by monitoring the body temperature of animal in a non-invasive and continuously way.

The main goal of this project is to reduce the antibiotics use and at the same time to stop the spread of antimicrobial resistance in  farms.