The study, on over 1,500 youths aged 11 to 19 in the Valencian Community, reveals differences between boys and girls in the time and money invested in videogames, as well as the most used platform and types of videogames. Read More
According to a study by Valencia’s Polytechnic University on the perception of Spanish families of the online teaching that their children are receiving, a majority evaluate the effort and involvement of the teachers very positively. Read More
The SACOC project is integrated within the Clean Sky 2 programme, the most ambitious community initiative to achieve cleaner and more sustainable air transport. Read More
A team from the Higher Technical School of Architecture (ETSA), the Faculty of Fine Arts and the Institute of Heritage Restoration (IRP) from Valencia’s Polytechnic University (UPV) is working, thanks to the collaboration of the Territorial School of Architects of Valencia (CTAV), in the mass manufacturing of protection screens for healthcare staff exposed to COVID-19, through semi-industrialised serial casting techniques. The CTAV contributes economically to manufacturing this equipment. Read More
Using the virtual platform and the mobile device application improves therapeutic effectiveness by up to 11.3% in ten weeks. It facilitates professionals’ remote and face-to-face work, thus reducing costs for users and patients. Read More
Researchers develop a system based on smartphone-tracking to establish the risk of COVID-19 infection.
Researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), belonging to the VRAIN Institute, have developed DeteCCovid, a computer tool based on an algorithm that, by anonymously tracking smartphones, will help to detect people who have been close to a user infected with COVID-19. In addition, it will classify the risk of infection (very high, high, etc.) according to the distance and the time of contact. It is a development, at laboratory scale, that the researchers have provided health authorities with to manage the pandemic.
Company I-care, based at Espaitec, the Science and Technology Park of the Universitat Jaume I, specialises in the predictive industrial maintenance sector. It has developed thermal cameras that can detect body temperature in workplaces. This is an ideal solution to be placed in entrances to firms to prevent people with a temperature from entering. Read More
The firm Semanticbots, linked to Espaitec, the Science and Technology Park of the Universitat Jaume I, has created an inclusive and accessible chatbot with all the information about coronavirus. This chatbot, known as SayOBO, is available in Spanish and Valencian, and allows people with visual impairment and the elderly to consult all the digital information about Covid-19 on many platforms. Read More