Play hard, work better.

Play hard, work better. How to prevent employees’ cognitive decline trough serious games. The World Health Organization has suggested that the proportion of the world’s population over 60 years old will nearly double from 12% to 22% between 2015 and 2050 and the number of people aged 60 years and older will outnumber children younger than 5 [...]

Data Processing and AI in Human-Centred Manufacturing

Data Processing and AI in Human-Centred Manufacturing Modern manufacturing- and shop-floor systems are equipped with sensors that constantly monitor production relevant KPIs by collecting huge amounts of data. Through the increase of performance of today’s computers and sensor devices over the past decade, this trend has been even increased as technical enablers become cheap, wireless communication reliable [...]

Human-Centered Manufacturing

Human-Centered Manufacturing The manufacturing industry is going through a period of significant change, due to the massive introduction of new information and communication technologies (ICT) in the factory. In the industrial environment, this change is referred as a fourth revolution, identified with the name of "Industry 4.0". In this new context, production systems, by providing and acquiring [...]

Environmental monitoring and IoT platforms

Environmental monitoring and IoT platforms Environmental monitoring encompasses a broad range of IoT applications that involve online monitoring of environmental parameters, such as temperature, humidity, noise levels, air pollutant concentrations, etc, that affect people’s safety and well-being, especially when it comes to work environments. Various sensors and smart devices can be exploited to obtain different measurements from [...]