Service Architecture Lab is involved with a number of different research projects focusing on Future Services – details of these with links to the project websites can be found here.

Wise-IoT (H2020) 2016-2018

The scope is to create harmonised IoT architectures and reference implementations, integrating future generations of devices, embedded systems and network technologies and other evolving ICT advances. The objectives of the project are the following: (1) Create a joint European – Korean offer for IoT experimentation building upon standardized platforms and protocols (2) Test and validate …

reTHINK (H2020) 2015-2017

The main goal of the reTHINK project is to design and prototype a new, non telecom centric, but Web-centric P2P Service Architecture enabling dynamic trusted relationships among distributed applications called Hyperlinked Entities (“Hyperties”) that support use-cases beyond commoditized telephony such as contextual and social communications, M2M/IoT and content oriented services. This project will enable any …

CONVINcE (2014-2017)

CONVINcE will address the challenge of reducing the power consumption in IP-based video networks with an end-to-end approach, from the Head End where contents are encoded and streamed to the terminals where they are consumed, embracing the CDN and the core and access networks. More info:  

CAP – Collaborative Analytics Platform (2014-2017)

Big data – Real time analytics across domains including Internet of Things and Online Social Networks

eCousin FP7 (2012-2015) (awarded EU ‘Excellent’ label)

•eCousin’s goal is the design a novel social-aware network architecture with built-in content dissemination functionalities that exploits the social-content interdependencies for improving its efficiency.

FUSE-IT (2014-2017)

FUSE-IT – Facility Using smart Secured Energy & Information Technology. Fuse-IT addresses the need of sustainable, reliable, user-friendly, efficient, safe and secure Building Management System (BMS) in the context of Smart Critical Sites. It is the sole initiative addressing Sustainability and Security & Safety challenges from a site management perspective. It will benefit to both …

SEAS – Smart Energy Aware System (2014-2017)

SEAS project objective is to enable interworking of energy, ICT and automation systems at consumption sites, and to introduce dynamic and fine grained ICT -based solutions to control, monitor and estimate energy consumption

TWIRL (2012-2014)

TWIRL – Twinning virtual World (on-line) Information with Real world (off-Line) data sources – project aims at creating an open platform able to process, mine, interlink and fuse data originating from real world applications and on-line data sources. It will augment real world applications with knowledge extracted from virtual data sources. Thus, applications will become …

SITAC (2012-2015)

The idea of sensors and actuators creating smart spaces is one of the main research topics in the recent years. Internet of Things and Web of Objects have emerged to allow machine to machine interactions with the aim of improving our everyday lives. SITAC Project aims at creating a unifying architecture and ecosystem, in-cluding platforms, …

Web of Objects (2012-2015)

  Web of Objects is a European project involving partners from France, Korea and Spain. The general goal of the WoO project is to simplify object and application deployment, maintenance and operation of in-building Internet of Things infrastructures subject to strict constraints regarding resources as computing power, communication bandwidth and energy supply. The project will …

ICARE (2013-2015)

In conventional TV production, primary distribution – or the commercial aspect of content creation – is usually managed by production companies while the content preparation, generally managed by TV channels, consists of aggregating all the contents, then building a programme, inserting advertising, news, talk shows and so on. The network ingestion is seen here as …

Do-it-Yourself Smart Experiences (Sept 2009 – Aug 2012) – ITEA Silver Award

The Do-it-Yourself Smart Experiences project (DiYSE) aims at enabling ordinary people to easily create, setup and control applications in their smart living environments as well as in the public Internet-of-Things space, allowing them to leverage aware services and smart objects for obtaining highly personalised, social, interactive and flowing experiences at home and in the city.

SERVERY (Nov 2008 – Oct 2011) – CELTIC Gold Award

SERVERY’s goal is to enable a Service Market Place that bridges the Internet and Telco worlds by merging the flexibility and openness of the former with the trustworthiness and reliability of the latter. To achieve this, SERVERY aims to enable both end-users and professionals, with the ability for instant service creation and context-aware delivery of …

Exoticus (Jan 2008- Nov 2009)

Exoticus is a national project under the SYSTEM@TIC cluster that aims to address service modelling and service composition in NGN. A platform integrating service enablers from different SME and a Core IMS has been developed.

ExpeShare (July 2007 – Oct 2009)

ExpeShare develops concepts and technologies that help people share multimedia content and experiences with each other. Content such as music, pictures, videos and games are often contained in mobile devices that have limited support for exchange and rendering. This project develops peer-to-peer networking technologies that facilitate sharing between mobile devices while taking into account the …