How is Instagram used by the leading health agencies to engage with the public during the COVID-19 crisis?
Most of the images shared by major health agencies (NHS, CDC, WHO, IFRC) relate to preventive measures, health advisories, gratitude and resilience of front-line workers.
Artificial intelligence – a key to sustainable smart cities and mobility.
Cities and transport are major contributors to CO2 emissions. FCAI’s recent webinar brought industry and academia together to discuss the need for new sustainable solutions, enabled by artificial intelligence.
Janne Lindqvist and Miapetra Kumpula-Natri's discussion on the security in the digital world.
Available on Spotify.
More certainty for deep learning
With the support of Saab, doctoral student Lassi Meronen is developing models for deep learning that can be used, for example, in radars and medical diagnosis..
AI learns to type on a phone like humans
A new computational model precisely replicates the eye and finger movements of touchscreen users.
5G Router-enabled self-driving cars
The 5G MOBIX project is exploring the implications of 5G networks on autonomous driving.
Virtual Touch: Tactile feedback in VR performances
The Aalto Wearable Systems Lab has been collaborating with Avatar’s Journey on the development of EVE: Virtual Touch Lab.
Artificial Intelligence for Industrial Vision
The need for cost-effective localization systems in industry that are capable of tolerating indoor challenges demand the development of more sophisticated algorithms.
Edge AI-Assisted Active Queue Management
The core functions in the Internet have traditionally been designed to support high throughput. However, an increasing number of Internet services such as Web or Web-based applications and most interactive applications are sensitive to network latency.
InstituteQ brings together top expertise in quantum science and technologies
Helsinki University, Aalto University and VTT establish together InstituteQ, The Finnish Quantum Institute to coordinate quantum science and technologies.
The resilience of a hospital-associated bacterium dates back over a century
An extensive international study has discovered features related to the origin and evolution of the Enterococcus faecalis bacterium which have enabled it to survive in spite of advances associated with antibiotics and infection control in hospitals.
Beauty is in the brain of the beholder
An AI generates personally attractive images by reading brain data
VEIL.AI produces increasingly safe data for medical science
Licence agreement concluded with the University of Helsinki
Finnish AI Region (FAIR) is a candidate for European EDIH
FAIR has been selected by the Finnish Ministry of Employment and Economy as one candidate for a European Digital Innovation Hub. The hubs will launch their activities in the second half of 2021.
Professor Kari Tammi’s group develops digital twins for industrial use
Benefits from digital twins are huge, especially in industrial product development.
Major EU project will harness AI and genomics for disease prevention
An international collaboration project to develop and implement novel genome-based disease prediction tools has received over 10 million euros from the EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program. The project aims to demonstrate the potential and benefits of powerful artificial intelligence (AI) technologies on the generation of genetic predictive scores and to test their clinical validity.
Finland is going up in the Global AI Index
Finland is now ranked number eleven in the new Global AI Index. One category where Finland is particularly good is research.
New organizational structure of HIIT and the HIIT community support
The HIIT SAB convened in November 2020 to provide support in strategic planning of HIIT and its activities. Since the previous HIIT SAB meeting in 2016, we have witnessed a lot of new developments in the landscape of information technology research in the capital area.
Euro-BioImaging is the leading European research infrastructure for imaging technologies that have a central role in driving fundamental research and applied innovations in both biological and biomedical research.
High Content Imaging and Analysis Unit (FIMM-HCA) at FIMM Technology Centre has now joined Euro-BioImaging in the Finnish Advanced Light Microscopy Node, allowing it to offer new expertise in high-throughput microscopy.
Euro-BioImaging offers its services via 25 internationally renowned imaging facilities called Nodes, which are located across eleven countries and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, EMBL.
Video games evoke emotions that even music and cinema fail to reach
A recent doctoral dissertation shows players appreciate evoked emotional experiences, even when some are far from positive
Traditionally video games have not been thought to evoke strong and deep emotions. However, a recent doctoral dissertation by Julia Ayumi Bopp from Aalto University, showed that video games evoke a wide range of emotions in players[...]