Entries by Meadhbh Costello

Press Release: New Environmental Applications Helping Prevent Floods are Tested in Attica Region, Greece by Citizen

• Scientists from the EU-funded Scent research project have developed two new gaming apps, Scent Explore and Scent Measure, to monitor changes in the environment in flood-prone regions. • Scent Explore enables citizens to monitor river parameters, such as water level and velocity, and Scent Measure measures soil moisture and air temperature – helping to […]

Scent Newsletter #1 | The technologies behind Scent

This article originally appeared in the first Scent Newsletter (July 2017). To receive all of the articles and features in one place, make sure to subscribe to the Scent newsletter here. Scent System Architecture The Scent project will enable citizens to become the ‘eyes’ of policy makers by monitoring land-cover/use changes in their everyday activities. […]

Scent ‘Spotlight’ Series – Daniele Miorandi, U-Hopper

U-Hopper – an intro from Daniele Miorandi Daniele Miorandi is executive VP for research and development at U-Hopper, a research-intensive technology-driven company. U-Hopper builds solutions for other companies through data analytics tools. Daniele focused on U-Hopper’s earlier engagement with environmental projects before Scent, how smaller communities can benefit from Scent and how Scent can become […]

Riccardo Braga from XTeam Software reviews Nordic Game Conference

From Wednesday, 17 May to Friday, 19 May 2017, Riccardo Braga, our colleague from partner organisation XTeam Software, travelled north to Malmö, Sweden for the annual Nordic Game conference. One of the leading European gaming conferences, the event boasts high-profile keynote speakers and focused talks on industry matters including mobile gaming and VR, as well […]

Scent ‘Spotlight’ Series – Athanasia Tsertou, ICCS

Our Second ‘Spotlight’ entry focuses on the work of ICCS, the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, a research institute based in Athens. ICCS conducts research across several application areas, including security, transport, logistics and the environment. For the latter, ICCS interests include information and communication technologies for environmental applications, including sensors, sensor networks and […]

Scent partner U-Hopper attends Commonfare Trentino

What fundamentally links Scent to a diverse set of EU-funded research projects and to a global movement/campaign is the theme of citizen science and its development as a citizen observatory project. Last month, Andrea Cuoghi from Scent partner organisation U-Hopper, attended a round table with EU-funded digital platform Commonfare and local stakeholders in Trentino (Italy) […]