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The technology that guides the blind @ VISÃO magazine

"A tecnologia que guia os cegos" (The technology that guides the blind) is a VISÃO magazine article that highlights the best of what is being done in Portugal for the development of new technologies for blind people.

The work by Tiago Guerreiro, in collaboration with Hugo Nicolau, within the context of the BRAILLE 2.1, a series of research projects focused on the development of tools that facilitate writing braille alphabet to smartphones was titled as "pioneering work" by the magazine!

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Panel participation @ E-Tech Portugal

Teresa Chambel was invited, with two other Professors from the FCUL Informatics Department, Pedro Veiga and Luís Correia, to participate as invited speakers at the first E-Tech Portugal conference, held in early June 2016, in Setúbal, Portugal. Teresa Chambel participated in the panel gathered around the topic "As TICE têm Sexo ?" (Does ICT have gender ?), with the objective to raise the awareness and interest of the Portuguese society about the importance of the participation and success of women in the area of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

iV 2016 - 20th International Conference Information Visualisation

LaSIGE is supporting the organization of the iV 2016 - 20th International Conference Information Visualisation that aims to focus on the interdisciplinary methods and affiliated research done among various science disciplines, medicine, engineering, media and commerce.

The event, that will occur in Lisbon, Portugal, from 19 to 22 of july 2016, will focus on the research and developments conjured to meet the roaring demand of today’s "Information Transfer".

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

LaSIGE in the EDP re:dy Challenge final stage

The proposal entitled “Sistema preditivo para otimização do consumo de energia elétrica e do conforto térmico” (Predictive system for the optimization of electrical energy consumption and thermal comfort), submitted by Pedro M. Ferreira passed the first two selection stages, including an EDP expert panel, and is now in the final stage of the challenge.

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Interview @ Louis Braille magazine (ACAPO)

The magazine "Louis Braille", edited by the national association for people who are blind or have low vision (ACAPO), presents an interview with Tiago Guerreiro and a student from the Biology course at FCUL on how the former taught Braille reading and writing to the student.

One example of the practical social intervention happening in parallel with the development of assistive technology projects.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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