1. High accuracy indoor positioning by NRC Helsinki & VTT: Fabio Belloni, Ville Ranki, Terhi Rautiainen, Paul Kemppi, Juuso Pajunen
The demonstration consists of sensor fusion combining positioning techniques and including angle-based positioning, pedestrian dead-reckoning and map-filtering.
3. Augmented Reality with Dibidogs by VTT: Tatu Harviainen, Otto Korkalo
We demonstrate various augmented reality techniques with 3D “Dibidogs” character. The character is augmented on a children’s story book using vision based markerless tracking. The character can be interacted with by camera movements and gestures. Photorealistic rendering is demonstrated among other features.
5. Wireless force meter demo updated with wireless acceleration measurement by VTT: Marko Korkalainen
Demonstrates two general-purpose wireless sensor node platforms developed by VTT. The platforms use Nanotron's 2.4 GHz Nanopan radios and are suitable for industrial and mobile applications. Force measurementis implemented in low-power straingage technology.
7. Augmented Assembly by VTT: Kari Rainio
Customer-specific and individualized products, small batch sizes, as well as increasing product complexity set higher demands for assembly work. Augmented Assembly is a research project at VTT, where AR technology is applied to increase assembly efficiency. In augmenting assembly work, the assembly worker is guided with virtual objects for part models, assembly tools, and assembly instructions. The worker sees the augmented view through lightweight, head-mounted devices (e.g. data glasses) or an ordinary computer screen with a live camera view of the device being assembled.
9. Miniature light sources for contact lens displays by Aalto / TKK / Micronova: Sami Suihkonen
We present a joint project of Aalto University, Department of Micro and Nanosciences, and the University of Washington. The demo presents the use of micro-array LEDs for displays embedded in contact lenses. The goal is to fabricate a display of a few hundred pixels in a contact lens that operates with RF energy transfer.
11. Glott-HMM: Physiologically Oriented Speech Synthesis System by Aalto / TKK / Signal Processing and Acoustics: Tuomo Raitio
Speech synthesis is the production of speech by machines. Usually, synthetic speech sounds very unnatural and annoying. This demo will present a new physiologically-oriented speech synthesis system that aims to produce natural sounding synthetic speech with human-like characteristics.
13. In-situ hydrogen production system for micro fuel cells by Aalto TKK / Automation Technology: Aarne Halme
The goal of the research project is to develop technology for a micro fuel cell system intended for portable electronics appliances (0.5-20 W). The technology is based on in-situ, on-demand production of hydrogen from a primary fuel combined with a novel PEMFC structure.
15. Funkyplayer: Gesture control for visual and eyes-free user interfaces by Hipui / Aalto / TKK / Media Technology: Raine Kajastila
Funkyplayer gives you a hands-on, revolutionary, audio-based Hipui user interface technology for mobile devices. It delivers a rich user experience by building a 3D auditory menu around you. The visual and audio modes have the same control logic, where menus are controlled either with hand gestures or by using the touchscreen.
17. OtaSizzle Social Media Platform by Aalto / TKK / Computer Science: Juho Makkonen
OtaSizzle is a platform for applications that want to make use of social networks and location data. So far it has two applications: Kassi is a social marketplace that works in a web browser and Ossi is a mobile group communication tool.
19. MobiSpray by Aalto / TaiK / Media Lab: Aalto / TaiK / Media Lab
MobiSpray is an art tool that employs the mobile phone as a virtual spray can to spray dabs of digital paint onto physical objects via large-scale projections (non-destructive graffiti). The gesture-based control of the mobile phone provides a natural pointing mechanism for the virtual spray can. Have you ever thought about repainting your neighbor's house? With MobiSpray you can!
21. Urban Mediator by Aalto / TaiK / Media Lab: Joanna Saad-Sulonen
Urban Mediator is a server-based software that provides the possibility to create, obtain and share location-based information that is organized according to topics of interests set up by users themselves. Urban Mediator has been actively used in several citizen participation projects in Helsinki. For more information, please visit http://um.uiah.fi
23. Nokia Image Space – Nokia Mirror World Service (Web and Mobile) by NRC Tampere: Severi Uusitalo
Nokia Image Space provides you a new view to your own photos, as well as to those from your friends and other people. You simply link your Flickr account to Image Space. You can then start browsing and sharing photos in Image Space and this way building a view to your part of the world. Your account, the privacy settings and contact lists are handled in Flickr. You see your contacts and those photos you have access to. Moreover, the comments, tags and photo descriptions can be viewed and edited in Image Space. With the IS Mobile client you can view the content also in Augmented Reality.
25. Mixed-Reality Teleconference with Near-to-Eye display by NRC Tampere & VTT: Tuomas Kantonen (VTT), Martin Schrader, Toni Järvenpää (NRC)
The MR Telco demo fuses the virtual and physical world by overlaying objects and avatars from a virtual environment on top of the physical world seen via a near-to-eye display. In his natural environment a user can thus see a virtual representation of a teleconferencing partner. Camera-based tracking allows for interaction with the virtual world.
27. Spatial Awareness in Social Gaming by NRC Tampere: Jussi Huhtala
The demo presents social, shared-screen gaming combining two mobile devices. Players sit face to face, placing their devices side by side on a table. The displays show two windows to a shared virtual game world around the devices, where the players need to coordinate their movement to navigate through a maze.
29. VisualREST by NRC Tampere: Vlad Stirbu & Juha Savolainen, NRC Tampere
VisualREST enables the management of distributed content and services from a multitude of devices targeting both end-users and SW developers. VisualREST provides also native, descriptive remote UI based on Qt widgets. We demonstrate easy access to user’s multimedia content distributed to several devices and services, and the remote UI based on Qt widgets.
31. Linked Internet UI Concept by NRC Helsinki: Guido Grassel
Linked Internet UI Concept links all the content into one simple and intuitive user interface.
33. Mobile Radar by NRC Helsinki: Jani Ollikainen, Ilari Teikari, Risto Kaunisto, Terhi Rautiainen
This demo will present a mobile device having an active radar sensor capable of measuring speed and the direction of movement. The radar sensor enables e.g. various user interface (UI), sports, and entertainment applications. Novel ways of controlling mobile device functions will be demonstrated in the event.
35. Software Defined Radio Computer Demonstrator by NRC Helsinki: Sverre Slotte
A radio computer features an architecture that treats radios as computer programs. The radio computer demonstrator consists of a combined Linux-PC and vector processor platform and associated radio operating system for radio management. The multi-radio controller manages concurrent radios and resolves timing conflicts at run-time.
37. Speedhero Football by Entetrainer Ltd: Tomi Salmi
Speedhero Football lets visitors test the top speed of their football kick. Speedhero Football is a mobile application using sophisticated algorithms and sport-specific flight time dynamic formula along with the phone's microphone to calculate the top speed of the kick.
2. Location Aware Sensor Node by VTT: Marko Korkalainen
This demonstrates a 2D positioning system suitable for indoor and outdoor environments. The demo is based on a general-purpose sensor network platform developed by VTT and equipped with a 2.4 GHz Nanoloc radio. Positioning is based on the radio signal time of flight measurements by Nanoloc.
4. Smart-M3 Greenhouse by VTT & NRC Helsinki: Matti Eteläperä, Janne Takalo-Mattila, VTT
Smart-M3 is an open source, cross-domain architecture for smart environments. Knowledge Processors (KP) publish relevant information to a Semantic Information Broker (SIB). This information is accessible for other KPs - enabling loosely coupled mashup applications. We demonstrate how a distributed greenhouse control system can be implemented with Smart-M3.
6. Image based linking by VTT: Caj Södergård
We demonstrate services that are based on recognizing scene objects from camera phone pictures. The recognition is robust and works with varying camera angles and illumination. One service - HyperFit - allows the user to take a picture of a food product package and get information about the nutritional content of the product; it also helps to keep a diary of your eating. In an alternative implementation - Climate Bonus - you get information about the carbon footprint of the product. In a third embodiment - hybrid learning books - printed information in books is linked to audiovisual information available from the web.
8. Online SEM imaging of nano and microcomponents for photonics and RF electronics by Aalto / TKK / Micronova: Nikolai Chekurov and Ilkka Tittonen
In our demo we present various structures fabricated in Micronova by using a tabletop Hitachi scanning electron microscope (SEM) with a resolution of ca. 15 nm, allowing online 3D imaging of a number of preselected components. In addition, one can show in seconds the elementary composition of various structures using the built-in x-ray analyzer.
10. Solid-State Horticultural Lighting by Aalto / TKK / Electronics: Paulo Pinho
The demo shows lettuce plants grown under LED and conventional HPS lighting in a two side-by-side compartments. The growth development of the plants under the two lighting systems is shown using a pre-recorded movie in fast-forward mode.
12. Virtual Lab Guide by Virtual Lab Guide: Antti Ajanki and Melih Kandemir
The Virtual Laboratory Guide helps a visitor to a university department to find relevant information about the people and objects encountered by augmenting annotations on a wearable display. The annotations are selected proactively based on the user's current interests, which are inferred automatically from eye movement patterns and other implicit feedback signals.
14. Speech-to-text by Aalto / TKK / Computer Science: Mikko Kurimo
TKK's large-vocabulary, continuous speech recognition system shows how free dictation is possible for a morphologically complex language like Finnish. The system runs in a standard laptop and applies language models based on statistically defined morpheme-like units and unsupervised training from a text corpus.
16. Innoguard: Dynamic Program Analysis by Aalto / TKK / Computer Science: Kenneth Oksanen
The InnoGuard-project develops technologies, processes and competencies for detecting infringements of patented algorithms, security properties and opportunities for parallelization in commercial shrink-wrapped software products. This demo shows the internal behavior of such programs using pictures and music.
18. MobiToss by Aalto / TaiK / Media Lab: Jürgen Scheible
MobiToss is an application for creating and sharing mobile multimedia art with an off-the-shelf mobile phone equipped with built-in accelerometer sensors allowing gesture control. The user first takes a photo or captures a video with the phone and then using a ‘throwing’ gesture transfers the clip onto a large public display for instant viewing and manipulation by tilting the phone in different directions.
20. Thought Controlled Games by NRC Tampere: Jari Kangas
In the games demonstration we use some physiological measurements of the user (facial muscle movements by EMG, relaxation level by EEG, head movements by acceleration sensor) to control five simple casual games.
22. ImageSpace exploration with GazeTracker by NRC Tampere: Toni Järvenpää, Martin Schrader
Exploration of geo-tagged images arranged on a map (a customized version of Nokia ImageSpace) using a near-to-eye display to visualize the content and gaze-tracking to navigate.
24. Remote Social Surface by NRC Tampere: Antti Virolainen, Arto Puikkonen
Remote Social Surface demonstrates a new ubicomp communication method. It connects two physical locations with multitouch tables, where people can communicate through drawings and photos.
26. Remote tactile communication by NRC Tampere: Dari Trendafilov
We demonstrate new methods for remote, human-to-human communication utilizing tactile technologies. Both parties in the tactile conversation are using a hand-held communication device which translates touch and pressure input into vibro-tactile feedback. In this real-time negotiation, users work together to communicate intentions and emotions in a fluid, dynamic manner.
28. Mobile Interactive Social TV by NRC Tampere: Igor Curcio, Francesco Cricri
This demo introduces the concept of watching TV/Video content together with people of interest via their mobiles. The watching together experience is facilitated by enabling the participants to talk with each other, see each other and also send text messages while watching the content.
30. Explore&Share by NRC Helsinki: Jarmo Arponen
Explore and Share enables a new way of selling and delivering services at retail. Explore and Share is a new, ultra-low-power local radio technology that enables ultra fast and wireless transfer of content from a retail sales writer to a mobile device. The technology forms a secure short-range connection between the writer and device and does not utilize any other radio networks. Pairing of the devices happens seamlessly and in a very short time. To give an example of the performance, the technology allows one to download a full MP3 music album to a mobile device in just 10 seconds.
32. Nokia Local Sensor by NRC Helsinki & Aalto / TKK / Signal Processing and Acoustics: Antti Kainulainen
Nokia Local Sensor enables you to locate objects, people, and places nearby, interact with them and navigate to them with your mobile device. It uses a direct wireless connection between devices and tags, so no infrastructure or GPS is needed.
34. Mobile Spectrum Sensor by NRC Helsinki: Mikko Vääräkangas
A mobile spectrum sensor probes spectrum in frequency, time and space dimensions. The demonstration features a sensor for 2.4 GHz ISM band with N810 tablet UI. Sensing is based on cyclostationary feature and signal strength detectors, and measurement results are graphically shown, combined with location and stored to a local database.
36. Opening doors with On-board Credentials by NRC Helsinki: Jan-Erik Ekberg
On-board Credentials is an architecture that utilizes existing hardware security capabilities on device platforms for addressing some of the security needs of new applications and services. NRC has prototyped the ObC architecture on various platforms, including Symbian and Maemo devices with M-Shield hardware security. This demo illustrates one application of ObC for physical premise access control using strong cryptography.
38. FusionFox: A Scalable Web-Based Video-on-Demand System by NRC Helsinki & Aalto / TKK / Computer Science: Petri Savolainen and Sasu Tarkoma
Fusionfox is a Firefox extension that allows for embedding BitTorrent-hosted content on web pages. One of the most interesting applications of this technology are video-on-demand web sites where the videos are downloaded from a BitTorrent P2P network instead of a centralized server. The use of the P2P approach provides scalability and reduces the server infrastructure cost.