Strengthening partnerships between the UA and the innovation centre of the Altice group
Altice Labs and the UA sign protocol for the creation of a research laboratory
Alcino Lavrador, diretor geral da AlticeLabs, e Manuel António Assunção, Reitor da UA, assinaram o protocolo
The University of Aveiro (UA) and Altice Labs formalise today the creation of AlticeLabs@UA, a research laboratory in the field of emerging Web services, IPTV technology, digital contents, applications usability and user experience, collaborative or social experience systems and IoT (Internet of Things) applications.

The laboratory is situated in the Department of Communication ad Art (DecA) of the UA and will support projects promoted by professors, researchers and also academic projects framed within the postgraduate students’ curricular activities at the University of Aveiro, namely master students in Multimedia Communication and graduate students of the Licenciatura in New Communication Technologies.

This way AlticeLabs@UA strengthens the already existent partnership between the UA and the innovation centre of the Altice Group in the field of research and experimentation in emerging communication technologies and respective applications. This partnership is expected to result in disruptive innovation in areas of extreme relevance such as Interactive Television and Digital Media, User Experience and new ways of User Interaction.

AlticeLabs@UA continues the concept of SAPO Labs UA, a partnership between Portugal Telecom and the University of Aveiro since 2008.

The scientific and operational coordination of AlticeLabs@UA will be shared between the two entities promoting the laboratory and the responsible team includes professors Fernando Ramos and Jorge Abreu, from DeCA, and Pedro Carvalho and Bernardo Cardoso on behalf of Altice Labs.

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