A SUITCEYES paper presented at the PETRA 2018 conference

A short report by Nasrine Olson The conference took place in the beautiful Corfu, Greece, on June 26-29, and comprised of multiple sessions, three industrial workshops and seven regular workshops. Two project members, Oliver Korn and I attended the conference and I presented the first SUITCEYES publication, which was a peer-reviewed, full paper, titled, Empowering Persons with Deafblindness: Designing an Intelligent Assistive Wearable in the SUITCEYES Project, on Friday June…

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Standardisation Meeting 22 May 2018

Brussels Hotel NH Carrefour de l’ Europe Standardisation and standardization committees are an often forgotten channel for dissemination. Standardisation is an important contribution to the development of technology (as well as to other societal areas) in general and is a highly international way of working. There are several standardisation organisations. ISO is perhaps the most well-known. For the electronic and electrical field there is IEC, International Electrotechnical Commission. IEC in…

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Communication Carneval / Västsvenska kommunikationskarnevalen

Clarion Post Hotell, Göteborg 7-8 May 2018 The Town of Gothenburg and the regional authority for the western part of Sweden (Gothenburg, Borås etc), Västra Götlands regionen, VGR, arranged and supported what is called the “Communication  Carneval” . In spite of its rather generic name it is devoted to communication for the disabled. The carnival's basic idea is to be a forum and a meeting place for anyone interested in…

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SUITCEYES at the TYGIEL conference in Poland

On 17th March 2018 we presented the innovative concepts of SUITCEYES at the 10th Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference TYGIEL 2018 held in Lublin, Poland. Tomasz Rozwalka (Harpo) gave an invited speech entitled “Smart textiles for persons with deafblindness - exploitation of R&D results” during the opening session of this annual event for students, PhD students and young researchers from across Poland.

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The official Kickoff!

After a great start of the official SUITCEYES kickoff with the Symposium: From Touch to Cognition on January 17, 2018, which also included interested external parties and potential advisors (see this post), the project was also started internally by all partners of the consortium. Following the Symposium, each partner was introduced by the person responsible for the SUITCEYES project. To make sure that everyone knows as much about the schedule…

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Symposium: From Touch To Cognition

Improving communicative experiences of persons with deafblindness.

Date: January 17, 2018.
Time: 8:00 – 12:30.
Venue: Textile Fashion Centre, Vestindien C, Skaraborgsvägen 3, Borås, Sweden.

The great beginning of our EU-funded project SUITCEYES was the Symposium: From Touch to Cognition on January 17, 2018. Jenny Johannisson, the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research at the university of Borås started the Symposium with a warm welcome and congratulated the consortium for the funding approval.

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