News

On this page, you can read the latest news from the North Denmark ICT cluster - including news from the ICT research at Aalborg University - and see invitations for the English-language events currently in our events calendar.

Aching Knee or Sore Back? New App Helps Doctors Treat Your Pain
Aching Knee or Sore Back? New App Helps Doctors Treat Your Pain
15 May 2017

Danish researchers have developed a system that lets you visually draw your pain using an app on your phone. Doctors can then study your symptoms as images or video, saving time and improving treatment.


Internet of the Future: Massive Mobile Antennae Technology
Internet of the Future: Massive Mobile Antennae Technology
15 May 2017

Mobile base stations for 5G solutions will consist of hundreds of small antennas. Benefits include faster transmission, improved energy efficiency, better security and wider coverage. Researchers at Aalborg University are at the forefront of developing the new antenna technology.


How does LEGO's UX department tap into the user's mind? - 18th May 2017
How does LEGO's UX department tap into the user's mind? - 18th May 2017
05 April 2017

We are happy to present LEGO's Senior User Experience Architect, Janne Jul Jensen, who will take us behind the scenes in LEGO's UX work in two contexts: Developing consumer apps that are designed to fit the way our brains work, and developing user interfaces for software tools that can heighten employees'; efficiency, minimise errors and facilitate higher work satisfaction.


Google I/O Extended 2017 - Aalborg - 17th May 2017
Google I/O Extended 2017 - Aalborg - 17th May 2017
05 April 2017

For the 5th year running MapsPeople and BrainsBusiness invite Developers, Students, IT Managers, Nerds and all other Google Enthusiasts to the coolest IT event in Aalborg - GOOGLE I/O EXTENDED.


Success via Silicon Valley - 8 May 2017
Success via Silicon Valley - 8 May 2017
15 March 2017

"The Silicon Valley way of doing business". We all know that it has to go fast, and that it takes hard work. But what else can we do to achieve success in the unique and hard competitive ecosystem in Silicon Valley? And what are the funding opportunities for Danish startups and SMEs?


User Experience network meeting - 23 March 2017
User Experience network meeting - 23 March 2017
09 February 2017

We are excited to present Rose Kampmann from Grundfos, who will take us through the UX journey of the international award winning app GO Balance and the challenges that designing for a global market presents.


Airbus and Aalborg University in New Partnership
Airbus and Aalborg University in New Partnership
02 January 2017

Airbus, the leading European aircraft manufacturer, will start a joint research and technology development with Aalborg University. The venture is part of a five-year strategic cooperation agreement the parties have just signed.


Flexible Electricity Consumers Involved in European Project
Flexible Electricity Consumers Involved in European Project
02 January 2017

A new European project will develop technology that rewards individuals and companies for being more flexible electricity consumers so their needs can be met with renewable energy. Aalborg University puts an important IT stamp on the effort that will be tested on a large scale in Switzerland, Germany and Cyprus.


Virtual Experience Makes the Elderly Exercise
Virtual Experience Makes the Elderly Exercise
18 November 2016

Virtual Reality can get the elderly in nursing homes to be happier about exercising. A new research project from Aalborg University shows that the technology motivates older people in nursing homes to get moving.


New Research Center Has Wild Plans for the Future of Hearing Assistance
New Research Center Has Wild Plans for the Future of Hearing Assistance
18 November 2016

New research center promises science fiction-like help for the hearing impaired with a combination of gadgets, advanced signal processing and wireless technology. Danish hearing aid pioneer Oticon and Aalborg University’s Department of Electronic Systems are behind the venture with support from the Oticon Foundation.


CISS director receives the 2016 Grundfos Prize
CISS director receives the 2016 Grundfos Prize
10 October 2016

Professor of Computer Science at Aalborg University Kim Guldstrand Larsen, director of CISS, will today be awarded the prestigious and important ‘Grundfos Prize’. The prize is one of the major Danish prizes, and it is awarded to Kim Guldstrand Larsen for his impressive efforts within and contribution to computer science, which include internationally renowned IT solutions applicable in industry.


Network meeting: User Experience network
Network meeting: User Experience network
13 July 2016

Our topical network for people who work actively with User Experience holds their next meeting on 29 September 2016. All interested parties are invited to attend.


Finally: AAUSAT4 is now in orbit and in good shape
Finally: AAUSAT4 is now in orbit and in good shape
26 April 2016

Monday evening, 25 April, after three postponements, the European Space Agency ESA finally launched the Soyuz rocket from French Guiana that carried Aalborg University's newest satellite in space.


Research Catapult Tests the Dangers of Drones
Research Catapult Tests the Dangers of Drones
13 April 2016

At Aalborg University’s Drone Research Lab, a new experimental setup with a motorized catapult and high-speed camera now documents in detail what happens when one of the popular small hobby drones hit objects or people. In the first film from the lab, drones are sent on a collision course with a pork roast.


Radar Technology to Improve Mobile Connection
Radar Technology to Improve Mobile Connection
12 April 2016

If future mobile phones are to take advantage of the enormous speeds on the 5G network, antennas need to be much more advanced than they are today. With a major investment from Innovation Fund Denmark, a new collaboration between AAU and tech firms Intel and Wispry will develop the world's best mobile antennas inspired by radar technology.


AAU among world’s 40 best in electronics
AAU among world’s 40 best in electronics
04 April 2016

A new international ranking list shows that Aalborg University still has Denmark’s strongest academic environment when it comes to electric and electronic engineering. At the same time, AAU is the only Danish university that qualifies for a ranking in the category Architecture & Built Environment.


30-Lane Data Highway
30-Lane Data Highway
08 March 2016

The amount of data transferred over mobile networks is soaring. In five to seven years, the bandwidth and speed of the new 5G networks will be up to 200 times faster than today – so fast that the notion of speed loses its meaning, says Professor Preben Mogensen of the Department of Electronic Systems at Aalborg University.


Wireless Expert Receives Engineering’s Highest Recognition
Wireless Expert Receives Engineering’s Highest Recognition
13 January 2016

Significant contributions to research on wireless communication and technology ensures Professor Petar Popovski, 42, of Aalborg University the international engineering association’s highest recognition "IEEE Fellow."


Dane Helps Distribute Big Data Millions in Switzerland
Dane Helps Distribute Big Data Millions in Switzerland
08 January 2016

Renowned Danish IT professor to play a leading part in a major Swiss investment in Big Data research. Professor Christian S. Jensen of Aalborg University’s Department of Computer Science has been appointed to preside over the steering committee that will grant over 172 million kroner to new projects in the coming years.


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