2018-05 – The paper “Monitoring infants by automatic video processing: a unified approach” received the Honors status

May 2018

The paper “Monitoring infants by automatic video processing: a unified approach,” co-authored by L. Cattani, D. Alinovi, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, E. Pavlidis, C. Spagnoli, F. Pisani and
published in Elsevier Computers in Biology and Medicine (vol. 80, 1 January 2017, pp. 158-165. DOI:10.1016/j.compbiomed.2016.11.010) received the Honors status. The award is assigned to the top 9% of over 300 papers published in 2017.

2018-05 – N. Strozzi and G. Ferrari participate to the 7th meeting of the NATO Research Task Group HFM–260

May 2018

N. Strozzi and G. Ferrari participate to the 7th meeting of the NATO Research Task Group HFM–260 “Enhancing Warfighter Effectiveness with Wearable Bio Sensors and Physiologicol Models” in Portsmouth, UK. Attendees from USA, Canada, UK, Norway, Netherlands, Switzerland, and Italy come together for a concept demonstration. IoT Lab presented a live demo on hybrid GPS-inertial multiple person tracking.

2018-04 – Prof. Ferrari and Prof. Agostino Gambarotta coordinate a panel on “Smart Energy – Environment & Grid – Infrastructure”

April 2018

Prof. Ferrari and Prof. Agostino Gambarotta (University of Parma) coordinate a panel on “Smart Energy – Environment & Grid – Infrastructure” at Parma Futuro Smart: progettare città smart e resilienti per tutti – Scenari per Parma Futuro Smart al 2030,” Officine ON/OFF, Parma, Italy. In the panel, attendees discuss on the most relevant trends for Parma in a smart future, in the context of smart energy distribution and IoT-based monitoring.

2017-12 – Prof. Ferrari gives the invited speech “Parma 2030: inclusiva, attrattiva e sostenibile”

December 2017

Prof. Ferrari gives the invited speech “Parma 2030: inclusiva, attrattiva e sostenibile” at the meeting Parma Smart Benchmarking: equilibrio, inclusione, sostenibilità e attrattività, organized by FPA
and the Municipality of Parma in Palazzo del Governatore, Parma.
In his speech, Prof. Ferrari discusses the impact of IoT (multiple radio technologies, inertial navigation) and future telecommunications technologies (5G) on the development of smart cities.
See also a final interview.

2017-07 – Prof. Ferrari gives the invited speech “The importance of data collection for an ad-hoc personalized analysis: the experience of the University of Parma on wearable-based monitoring of Parkinson patients”

July 2017

Prof. Ferrari gives the invited speech “The importance of data collection for an ad-hoc personalized analysis: the experience of the University of Parma on wearable-based monitoring of Parkinson patients” at the Life Science Data Congress 2017, Milan, Italy. In the presentation, Prof. Ferrari outlines the main results obtained by IoT Lab in collaboration with Istituto Auxologico Italiano, coordinated by Prof. Alessandro Mauro.