January 2011 marked the start of iCareNet, a European research and training network on “context awareness for healthcare, wellness, and assisted living”. Context awareness will revolutionize the way people interact with information technology. Whereas conventional computers merely interpret explicit user input, context-aware systems analyze and automatically respond to a user’s behavior and situation he/she is in. This enables electronic systems to assist users in situations in which the use of conventional computers and mobile devices is out of question.
iCareNet unites efforts of an interdisciplinary network of leading European research groups and a strong industrial participation. Noldus Information Technology is proud to be a partner in this initiative. Within iCareNet, 19 Ph.D. and postdoc fellowships are available in Germany, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Finland, Denmark, Israel, and The Netherlands.
Role of Noldus
In iCareNet, Noldus develops software for the automatic recognition of eating and other behaviors froom video. We currently have a job vacancy for a fellow to work on this research
This network has 24 partners from various countries including Germany, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Finland, Denmark, Israel, and The Netherlands. The project is coordinated by Dr. Oliver Amft, ACT Lab, Signal Processing Systems, Eindhoven University of Technology.