From the 9th to the 10th of June, the I-REACT (Improving Resilience through Advanced Cyber Technologies) project’s Kick-Off meeting will take place in Turin.
I-REACt is a 6.5 m€ project funded by the European Commission aimed at creating a real time prevention and management system for natural disasters. The Istituto Superiore Mario Boella from Turin is the coordinator of a project that brings together 20 European partners, including research centres, IGOs (e.g., UNESCO), public entities and SMEs that will support the commercial exploitation of the project. By 2018 I-REACT will implement a platform that, thanks to advanced technologies, will be able to gather and analyze various data sources to generate real-time information on floods, fires, earthquakes and other natural hazards.
Italy plays a main role in the project, thanks to the big number of player involved in the project: apart from its coordinator Istituto Superiore Mario Boella of Turin, also the Politecnico di Torino, the Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Celi, CSI Piemonte and JoinPad are all part of the consortium.
JoinPad will provide, thanks to its dedicated tools (such as Arrakis SDK) and expertise in the field, the development of a smart glasses Augmented Reality application dedicated to the first responders, an important part of the designed emergency management system.
For more information about the project:
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