Product innovation

SB 4.0 WAPI: Space Business 4.0

Space Business 4.0 (SB4) has the goal to generate innovative business models based on satellite data. The team has been required to analyze the space ecosystem, highlight enabling and limiting factors for the creation of satellite-based business models, generate several innovative downstream applications, select the most promising, develop and validate it by interviewing prospective adopters. …

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OfficEmotion: Designing offices for emotions

User-oriented and emotion-driven design led to Officemotion, introducing the study of emotions in the office space, allowing the workers to find in the workplace the best atmosphere to perform their tasks. With the work of this project it will be possible to model spaces and furniture to sustain the different interactions required in contemporary workspaces. …

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Light&SENSEable city: triLIGHT

The project investigates the light to help cities become smarter and more sensible. The team worked with Artemide S.p.A., a leader in light design, and with the consultancy of Deloitte. Principal Academic Tutor Maria Luisa Virginia Collina, Department of Design, Politecnico di Milano Academic Tutors Venanzio Arquilla, Department of Design, Politecnico di Milano Laura Daglio, …

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FBS-PV: Fly-by-Sensor System for Photovoltaic Energy Plant Monitoring

The FBS-PV concept regards the inclusion of on-board additional sensors to improve the UAVs’ flight accuracy in trajectory during PV O&M procedures without the need of external compensation from human operators. Accuracy is guaranteed by the perfect overflight of the rows of photovoltaic panels thanks to the use of image vision-based controllers. Principal Academic Tutor …

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BE SEI: Wiseair

The SEI Bioengineering project was born from a clear challenge: to find an application on the market of an innovative technology studied within the IIT, the microbial fuel cell (MFC). Microbial Fuel Cell is an electrochemical system able to generate electricity from the oxidation of organic matter present into natural environments, such as in particular …

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[kitCHUN]: Intelligent kitchen for aging people home

Dementia is considered to be the fastest-growing major disease in China. Currently, there are more than 9 million diagnosed cases. The kitchen, being one of the most dangerous places in the house, can be off-limits for PwD. The project [kitCHUN] deals with providing PwD and the elderly with smart kitchen products that can improve their …

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DaGoGò: Goods Tracking and Risk Management

The area of goods tracking is becoming more and more important in two main areas: dangerous goods transportation and food supply chain. The project aims at investigating goods tracking aspects for several research areas: service provisioning in mobile environment with Quality of Service guarantee, integration of multiple information sources, knowledge sharing in interoperating companies, implications …

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ICOSA: Inter-vehicular Communications for Traffic Control and Safety Applications

Wireless communications technologies are mature enough to allow the deployment of innovative systems for vehicular traffic control and safety support. By equipping vehicles with communication facilities and sensors, and by possibly enriching the roadside infrastructure, a number of new services can be provided such as: • Detection of dangers and distribution of warning messages for …

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