• TEKES awards funding for Finland-ICSI Center for Novel Internet Architecture

    Mon, 04.06.2007

    4 June 2007 - As the demands on the Internet continue to grow, researchers are seeking to make the Internet more secure, reliable and flexible. Making substantial and qualitative changes in these properties may require radical, as opposed to incremental, change.

  • Dr. Risto Sarvas receives the best computer science doctoral thesis award

    Fri, 01.06.2007

    1 June 2007 - The Finnish Information Processing Association has given its award for the best doctoral thesis in computer science for 2006 to Dr. Risto Sarvas from HIIT for his dissertation Designing User-Centric Metadata for Digital Snapshot Photography. The work was done in the DCC research group. See for more information in Finnish.

  • CityWall public multi-touch display in Lasipalatsi

    Fri, 25.05.2007

    25 May 2007 - HIIT demonstrates the CityWall, a large multi-touch display  in Lasipalatsi (Simonkatu side) in central Helsinki. It acts as a collaborative and playful interface for the everchanging media landscape of the city. The content displayed is periodically organized into themes or events that are currently taking place in the city such as festivals, carnivals or sports events.

  • TEKES funds InfraHIP II project

    Tue, 22.05.2007

    21 May 2007 - TEKES has awarded 2,5 year funding for the Infrastructure for HIP II (InfraHIP II) project that continues HIIT's work on Host Identity Protocol focusing especially on engineering and deployment issues. The industrial partners of the project include Ericsson, Nokia, Elisa, TeliaSonera and Secgo. Adj. prof. Andrei Gurtov is the leader of the project.

  • Esko Ukkonen receives City of Helsinki award

    Mon, 21.05.2007

    21 May 2007 - The City of Helsinki Science Award was conferred to Professor Esko Ukkonen in recognition of his work on methods for processing large and complex data sets.

  • HIIT submits seven proposals to EU

    Tue, 08.05.2007

    8 May 2007 - In response to the first call of the ICT Programme of the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, HIIT researchers submitted three proposals where HIIT will act as the project coordinator and lead the consortium. In addition, further four proposals where HIIT is a partner of the proposing consortium were submitted. If the projects pass the evaluation and negotiation stages, they will launch late 2007 or early 2008.

  • HIIT Ruoholahti unit has moved to Spektri Pilotti

    Tue, 10.04.2007

    10 Apr 2007 - The HIIT personnel located previously in HTC Helsinki in Ruoholahti has moved to the Pilotti building in Spektri business park next to TKK campus in Espoo. The new visiting address of the unit is Metsänneidonkuja 4, Espoo. The postal address (HIIT, FI-02015 TKK, Finland) and telephone numbers remain unchanged. See location map for driving instructions and public transport connections.

  • HIIT submits five proposals to TEKES' Ubicom programme

    Fri, 30.03.2007

    30 Mar 2007 - Researchers of HIIT submitted five new project proposals for consideration of inclusion in the new TEKES' Ubicom research programme that had its first submission deadline on 30.3.2007. In addition, HIIT also participated in research consortia of several other proposals coordinated by other institutions. The proposals cover a wide range of ground in ubiquitous computing from basic human-centric issues to novel technologies, platforms, and applications.

  • HIIT and KTH arrange joint seminar

    Fri, 16.03.2007

    14-16 Mar 2007 - HIIT's Network Society programme and the department of Media Technology and Graphic Arts from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm arranged a joint research seminar in Helsinki and Stockholm. A team of 15 researchers from KTH, led by professor Nils Enlund, first visited Helsinki on March 14. Another 15 researchers from HIIT, led by professor Marko Turpeinen, joined the KTH team on voyage to Stockholm where the second part of the seminar was held on March 15.

  • Prof. Pekka Himanen's innovation report published

    Thu, 08.03.2007

    8 Mar 2007 - Prof. Pekka Himanen's report The Finnish Dream (Suomalainen unelma) was published in an event held by the Centennary Fund of the Technology Industries of Finland. The report characterises innovation driven economy and society, and studies the underlying culture of creativity. It is a summary in Finnish of a larger monograph to be published later in English.