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2014-04-23 - Feature Stories - SCENENET: 3D recreation of live events from mobile videos

Ever been to a rock concert and wished you could experience it again, just as it was… or better? This may be possible soon thanks to an EU-funded research project, http://scenenet.uni-bremen.de/ (SCENENET) , which is developing the technology to combine ... [Published Cordis - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Sixth European Plastic Surgery Research Council, Hamburg, Germany

The Sixth European Plastic Surgery Research Council will take place between August 21 and 24, 2014 in Hamburg, Germany. The European Plastic Surgery Research Council is a non-profit organisation managed by and for the benefit of the plastic, reconstructive ... [Published Cordis - Apr 22 2014]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Ground-breaking insights into quantum chaos in ultracold gas

A specialised University of Innsbruck laboratory has successfully identified chaotic behaviour in atoms by using ultracold gas. This breakthrough could enable physicists to better understand the world of quantum mechanics. In a relatively short space ... [Published Cordis - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

2014-04-10 - Orthotic device for tremor suppression

Essential tremor (ET) is a neurological disease that typically causes an involuntary tremor in the hands and arms. Current treatments are not effective in severe cases and affects the quality of life of approximately 2 million Europeans.In the EU, more ... [Published Cordis - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

2014-04-10 - Arsenic removal from potable water

High arsenic (As) levels in drinking water supplies cause several health issues such as cancers as well as cardiovascular/neurological implications. An EU directive has therefore determined that the new Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) is 10 µgAs/L.The ... [Published Cordis - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

2014-04-10 - Online water monitoring

Water-borne contaminations often lead to infectious diseases and underscore the importance of clean water. EU-funded scientists will introduce an online water monitoring system to expedite the process of microbial screening and improve the overall state ... [Published Cordis - Apr 21 2014]
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First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

2014-04-10 - Possible eco-impacts of CO2 leakage

Although scientists don't expect significant leakage of carbon dioxide (CO2) from large-scale carbon capture and storage projects, they have assessed the risks just in case. Using field experiments,observations of natural CO2 emissions and modelling, ... [Published Cordis - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

2014-04-10 - New dawn for airport security

An advanced airport security system that combines input from different sensors and technologies promises to revolutionise security for airports, aeroplanes and people.Airports, aeroplanes and air travellers are often the targets of determined terrorists, ... [Published Cordis - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

'Finance and Economic Conference 2014', Munich, Germany

Forthcoming Events [Event Date: 2014-08-13][Expiry Date: 2014-08-13]The 'Finance and Economic Conference 2014', will take place from 13 to 15 August 2014 in Munich, Germany.The conference will see presenters from around the world given the opportunity ... [Published Cordis - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Monica Di Luca – Parkinson’s treatment revisited to avoid adverse effects

According to estimates, more than 1.2 million people in Europe are affected by Parkinson’s disease. Health costs for the disease amount to EUR 11 billion euros per year. Although a fair number of therapies are available, they have important limitations. ... [Published Cordis - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

pro-iBiosphere Final event

The pro-iBiosphere project has the vision of implementing an Open Knowledge Biodiversity Management System (OBKMS), i.e. an integration platform that will allow to produce Biotas (i.e. Floras, Faunas, Mycotas and other revisionary taxonomic literature) ... [Published Cordis - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

FP7-EU Project ITACA organises End Users Workshop

Palermo (Sicily, Italy), March 27-29, 2014 - FP7-EU Project ITACA (Innovation Technologies and Applications for Coastal Archaeological sites) has shared its objectives with End Users from different Countries (e.g. Australia, Denmark, Greece, Israel, Italy, ... [Published Cordis - Apr 18 2014]

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..."While I was busy looking at the show, Nizan was watching the crowds," explained Chen, SCENENET project coordinator. "He could not help noticing the huge number of faint lights from mobile phone screens. People were taking videos of the show. Nizan thought that combining all the videos taken by individuals into a synergetic, enhanced and possibly 3D video could be an interesting idea. We discussed the concept for many months, but it looked too futuristic, risky and complicated."
The EU-funded "On-line industrial water quality analysis system for rapid and accurate detection of pathogens" (http://aquality-project.eu/ (AQUALITY)) project proposes an online water monitoring system that rapidly screens water for microbes
...The TISA TD ( "Ultrafast High-Average Power Ti:Sapphire Thin-Disk Oscillators and Amplifiers') project was officially launched on 1 December 2013 and is led by the laser development and laser optics department at Stuttgart University (USTUTT) in Germany. Currently, most of the powerful industrial ultrafast laser sources operate in the picosecond range, which is sufficient for precision micromachining of metals. However, in order to achieve optimum precision on transparent materials such as glass and ceramics - widely used, for example, in smartphones and tablets - pulse durations of the order of 100fs are required. Financed under the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, the TISA TD consortium will seek to develop ultrafast, high-average power Ti:sapphire thin-disc oscillators and amplifiers. It is hoped this, in turn, will provide for optimum precision and, what the project coordinator describes as, 'unprecedented' productivity in micro-machining of transparent materials such as glass and ceramics. TISA TD is headed by Dr Marwan Abdou Ahmed, of Stuttgart University's Institute for Laser Tools (IFSW) and coordinated by Dr Andreas Voss, also from the same university. The project will run for three years until December 2016. Commenting on the hoped-for results, Professor Thomas Graf, head of the IFSW, said, 'Along with the very interesting scientific challenges, the development of new ultrashort-pulse disk lasers with a high output power is also of great scientific interest with a view to the increase in productivity with laser-based material processing.' The consortium comprises two laser technologytechnology researchresearch and development centres and four industrial partners represented by two SMEs. Other partners on the project include the institute FEMTO-ST, which is affiliated to the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the company Thales Optronique (TOSA), both in France, along with the UK-based companies Element Six (E6), Oxford Lasers (OXFORD) and M-Squared Lasers (M2). The consortium is well balanced and provides expertise covering the entire supply chain, from the laser development and manufacturing process to the actual industrial applications and material processing. Oxford Lasers, for example, is overseeing the system integration and E6 provides the low-loss single crystal CVD diamond windows while M2 will be in charge of the development of the pre-prototype oscillator system. Stuttgart University will be in overall control of the design, realization of the high-power Ti:sapphire thin-disk oscillator while CNRS is responsible for designing and testing a laser processing setup. TOSA, meanwhile, will be in charge of the design, realization and characterization of the high-power Ti:sapphire thin-disk chirped-pulse amplification system."
Michael Zunke, chief technology officer of SafeNet’s Software Monetization Business Unit states that "Security is ever more essential as an enabler for the sustainable innovation of mobile applications and services. Security solutions based on custom hardware security components like dongles and smart cards are not a natural fit for these mobile environments. The industry therefore needs a comprehensive security framework in which software protection is the key ingredient."

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