Current Projects

MIC-Cam

Mite Invasion Control Camera (MIC-Cam) In Austria currently 25,500 beekeepers are managing about 380,000 bee colonies. Pesticides in agriculture and climatic changes and most of all the introduction of the Varroa mite confront beekeepers in Europe and North America with increasingly difficult challenges. Only with a regular Varroa mite diagnosis and combat it is possible … Continue reading MIC-Cam

FORMS

FORensic Marks Search IT unterstütze Suche in großen Werkzeug- und Formspurendatenbanken FORMS liefert ein schnelles, innovatives Verfahren zum (semi-)automatischen Suchen und Auffinden ähnlicher Form- und Werkzeugspuren in Kriminaldelikten. Es ermöglicht einen maschinellen Abgleich sowohl von Spur und Werkzeug, als auch von Spur mit weiterer Spur wie beispielsweise im Falle von Tatserien. Hierbei werden die Daten … Continue reading FORMS

EnterTrain

In EnterTrain, new, innovative technology for sensing relevant mobility and gaming characteristics of individuals is used to drive a personalized gaming platform that serves the needs of the end-users in their private homes and increases their quality of life. Interoperability with existing AAL systems and services is guaranteed by relying on open standards and a … Continue reading EnterTrain

The Profiler

The project is positioned between the conflicting poles of the increasing flood of digital images and the skilful use of media of 10 to 15 year olds on the one hand and their lack of awareness for the chances, risks and responsibilities in handling personal data online and alarming trends as “sexting” or “cybermobbing” on … Continue reading The Profiler

CIMA

CIMA – Centre of Image and Material Analysis in Cultural Heritage The project is devoted to the recording, investigation and transcription of several manuscripts, mainly written in Latin, Greek or Slavic script on the one hand, and the further development and application of new technical means for the preservation, investigation and virtual restoration of (damaged) … Continue reading CIMA

DeVisOR

The project DeVisOR – ‘Detection and Visualization of Unexploded Ordnance Risks’ – is concerned with the analysis of historic air photos (images) with the overall goal of detecting unexploded bombs. This work is performed by the Luftbilddatenbank Dr. Carls GmbH, Vienna. In the DeVisOR project interactive software tools are developed that will support the work … Continue reading DeVisOR

AutoFLOW

    Automation of Flow Cytometric Analysis for Quality-Assured Follow-up Assessment to Guide Curative Therapy for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in Children Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) is the most frequent leukaemia entity in children and adolescents. About 15-20% of paediatric patients with the disease still suffer from relapse. Flow cytometry (FCM) is one of the methodologies most … Continue reading AutoFLOW

FlowCLUSTER

Automated MRD-Assessment in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) A major clinical focus of current international interest lies in the development of robust methodology to assess therapy response in AML, the most dangerous subtype of leukemia in children. FCM could be the most widely available and most broadly applicable methodology for this aim, but there exists no … Continue reading FlowCLUSTER

READ

READ (Recognition and Enrichment of Archival Documents) The overall objective of READ is to implement a Virtual Research Environment where archivists, humanities scholars, computer scientists and volunteers are collaborating with the ultimate goal of boosting research, innovation, development and usage of cutting edge technology for the automated recognition, transcription, indexing and enrichment of handwritten archival … Continue reading READ

RECLAIM

Reclamation of Gallium, Indium and Rare-Earth Elements from Photovoltaics, Solid-State Lighting and Electronics Waste Prospective global supply and demand for gallium, indium and other key metals show an increasing discrepancy, amongst others due to the explosive growth of green technologies such as photovoltaic (PV) and solid-state lighting (SSL). While their primary production is highly controlled … Continue reading RECLAIM