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Immersive Visual Technologies for Safety-critical Applications

Objective

In many contexts – heavy work machines, emergency response, control centres – human operators face complex and demanding situations where their decisions can have far-reaching consequences on productivity, environment, and even human lives. In order to deal with such challenges, the operator needs full situational awareness, which can be achieved by sensing relevant visual data about the operating environment, refining it into mission-critical information, and presenting it in an immersive, intuitively comprehensible manner. This can be achieved by Immersive Visual Technologies (IVT) delivering ultra-realistic and interactive visual experience.

The aim of ImmerSAFE is to train multi-disciplinary experts, who have an understanding of the core imaging technologies, the requirements set to them by the safety-critical applications and who can account for the human user in the design of such systems. We will advance the state of the art by working towards three specific objectives: (1) Develop new robust and reliable IVT; in particular novel approaches to sensing, visualisation and reliable data transmission. (2) Determine optimal implementation of IVT under challenging conditions and integration into existing frameworks in two example use cases: mobile work machines and control centres. (3) Increase knowledge on the human factors affecting the adoption and use of IVT through user experience testing, task performance metrics and organisational level studies.

To achieve our ambitious goals, we have brought together a unique combination of leading academic technology and psychology experts as well as high-tech SMEs, industry and end-users. This network will bring together the critical mass of complementary expertise available in Europe to train the next generation of successful researchers able to seize the great opportunity for innovations offered by the emerging field of IVT for Europe’s high-tech industries.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/production economics/productivity
  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/software/application software/virtual reality
  • /engineering and technology/electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering/electronic engineering/sensors/optical sensors
  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/software/system software
  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/software/application software/graphic design
  • /social sciences/psychology
  • /engineering and technology/materials engineering/colors
  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/artificial intelligence/machine learning/deep learning
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/employment

Call for proposal

H2020-MSCA-ITN-2017
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Funding Scheme

MSCA-ITN-ETN - European Training Networks

Coordinator

TAMPEREEN KORKEAKOULUSAATIO SR
Address
Kalevantie 4
33100 Tampere
Finland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 807 436,08

Participants (8)

SVEUCILISTE U ZAGREBU FAKULTET ELEKTROTEHNIKE I RACUNARSTVA
Croatia
EU contribution
€ 495 522
Address
Unska 3
10000 Zagreb
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI ROMA TRE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 516 122,64
Address
Via Ostiense 159
00154 Roma
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway
EU contribution
€ 572 550,48
Address
Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
MAELARDALENS HOEGSKOLA
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 527 318,64
Address
Hogskoleplan 1
721 23 Vasteras
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
LEONARDO - SOCIETA PER AZIONI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 258 061,32
Address
Piazza Monte Grappa 4
00195 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CROSSCONTROL AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 263 659,32
Address
Norra Osavagen 11 B
822 22 Alfta
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
XYLON DOO
Croatia
EU contribution
€ 247 761
Address
Ladislava Stritofa 3
10000 Zagreb
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BENEQ OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 269 145,36
Address
Olarinluoma 9
02200 Espoo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

Partners (5)

TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT OY
Finland
Address
Tekniikantie 21
02150 Espoo
Activity type
Research Organisations
Istituto Superiore Antincendi
Italy
Address

Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FIMA Forum for Intelligent Machines ry
Finland
Address
Hermiankatu 1
33720 Tampere
Activity type
Other
ACCELOPMENT SCHWEIZ AG
Switzerland
Address
Seefeldstrasse 198
8008 Zurich
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE
United States
Address
Massachusetts Avenue 1350
02138 Cambridge
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments