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Non-invasive deep brain stimulation

Non-invasive deep brain stimulation

At EPFL, a new non-invasive deep brain stimulation approach called transcranial temporal interference stimulation (tTIS) is being developed for the SUN project. Combined with XR, this technology could improve motor and cognitive abilities in patients suffering from...

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Introduction of OAC, a project use case partner

Introduction of OAC, a project use case partner

In the framework of user requirements, we conducted interviews with the use case partners in the SUN project in order to understand better their needs and uncover insights and opportunities for desinging better the XR project pilots and applications. In this post, we...

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Multimodal data fusion

Multimodal data fusion

When more than one modality (sensors, cameras, etc.) are deployed to a system for the same reason, it is essential to find robust and efficient ways to combine their data to improve the system’s performance. This is the role of multimodal fusion, a task researched by...

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Rendering sense of touch in virtual manipulation

Rendering sense of touch in virtual manipulation

Rendering sense of touch in virtual manipulation is a challenging objective: acceptable dimensions and weight of wearable devices worn at fingertips is quite limited, on the other hand, interaction forces in physical manipulation are relatively high, requiring bigger...

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IGOODI and the development of AVATARS

IGOODI and the development of AVATARS

IGOODI is strongly committed to the SUN XE Project's ambitious vision of building new, more believable, and more agile opportunities for human and social connection between the physical and virtual worlds. Towards this direction, our ability to generate...

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Meeting with ASL NO to define Rehab scenarios

Meeting with ASL NO to define Rehab scenarios

On June 26 the first meeting dealing the Rehab pilot was hosted by ASL-NO in the "Versilia di Camaiore Hospital". During the meeting SUN XR was presented to a group of physiatrists and physiotherapists and comments and needs have been collected. Further meetings will...

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HOLO vision of SUN XR

HOLO vision of SUN XR

Let's push the development of #XR solutions through our close partnership with Sun.HE We at Holo-Light are committed to emphasise the significance of The SUN Project, which is dedicated to find new ways to make XR more convincing and naturalistic. This project doesn't...

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Collaboration in XR to ease interactive experience

Collaboration in XR to ease interactive experience

Collaboration in XR transforms the way users work together by providing an immersive shared environment that facilitates interactive experiences. In a collaborative environment participants can not only see each other’s position in space but observe their gestures or...

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Meeting with FACTOR to define pilot scenarios

Meeting with FACTOR to define pilot scenarios

On June 8 the first meeting dealing with the scenario definition of the pilot related to “Extended reality for safety and social interaction at work” was held. The meeting was hosted by FACTOR in their factory. During the meeting, user requirements have been collected...

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SUN XR PRESENCE AT THE NME SUMMIT 2023

SUN XR PRESENCE AT THE NME SUMMIT 2023

SUN XR has been presented at the NEM Summit 2023, an international conference and exhibition, open to co-located events and organised every year since 2008 by the NEM Initiative (New European Media – European Technology Platform) for all those interested in...

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PRESENTATION AT “FESTIVAL DELLA ROBOTICA”

PRESENTATION AT “FESTIVAL DELLA ROBOTICA”

Our partner ASL-NO presented SUN at "Festival della robotica" held in Pisa (IT)on May, 19-21. The aim of the Festival was to share the state of the art of the most advanced research and applications of robotics and artificial intelligence, in relation to numerous...

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PRESENTATION AT THE 2023 IEEE-EMBS ON NEURAL ENGINEERING

PRESENTATION AT THE 2023 IEEE-EMBS ON NEURAL ENGINEERING

On the 26 of April, our partner EPFL (ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE) presented their study on “Real-time wetness sensation” in a poster session during the 2023 IEEE-EMBS NER conference (in Baltimore, MD, USA). In the study, EPFL investigates the encoding of...

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2nd Plenary Meeting

2nd Plenary Meeting

The second Plenary Meeting of the SUN project was held on May 4 and 5 in Mellieha (MT). It was a great opportunity to update the works carried out by all partners and plan the activities for the next future.          

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SUN has been presented at the Sport4Cancer congress

SUN has been presented at the Sport4Cancer congress

During the Sport4Cancer Congress held in San Javier (SP) on April, 20-21, Dr h.c. Petra Thaller President and Founder of OAC as a member of the scientific committee had the opportunity to bring the forward-looking EU project SUN and its main tasks to the Sport4Cancer...

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How XR can improve physical activity in cancer patients

How XR can improve physical activity in cancer patients

The physical inactivity seen all around the world does not only pose a risk for the individual but is also one of the strongest modifiable risk factors for morbidity and mortality, including cancer. Physical exercise has been suggested to reduce cancer recurrence and...

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Co-create XR user requirements

Co-create XR user requirements

The SUN project started a co-creation process for gathering user requirements consisting of the following 3 phases: Inspiration phase: a wide potential users’ consultation Ideation phase: design of requirements including processes simulation  Implementation...

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Project team met in EFPL to define trials scenarios

Project team met in EFPL to define trials scenarios

On March the 27th the first meeting for scenarios definition was performed. The project team addressed users categorisation and discussed cases proposed for the project trials. Several technical solutions have been discussed. They will be addressed later along the...

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Let’s push the development of XR solutions

Let’s push the development of XR solutions

Let's push the development of #XR solutions through our close partnership with Sun.HE We at Holo-Light are committed to emphasise the significance of The SUN Project, which is dedicated to find new ways to make XR more convincing and naturalistic. This project doesn't...

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