All projects (chronologically): Contract Research

SportSense

SportSense aims at investigating the potential of sensor technology to determine motion-relevant parameters not only for alpine skiing and for running. more

OptiFCD

OptiFCD calculates, visualizes and interprets necessary FCD penetration rates for the Austrian freeway network. more

INNO-Grips – Disruptive Innovations in Tourism

On behalf of the European Commission, INNO-GRIPS supports evidence-based innovation policy by enhancing the understanding of key barriers to product and service innovation in companies. In this context, Salzburg Research analyses disruptive innovations in the tourism industry. more

(e-)Access Lab

Lead users and workshops helped identify the individual problems and needs of people with disabilities in the field of skiing. For innovation reports from the workshops and compact case studies please visit the platform www.active4all.eu. more

ICT-enhanced Equipment Prototyping and Testing

The sporting goods industry often doesn’t gather client and user feedback in a systematic way. Through structuring and electronic processing of the gathered data, this project tries to bridge that gap. The results obtained from this process can be used for future strategic decisions in the field of product development. more

Open Innovation & Community Tools

In what ways can users join the innovation process in the tourism, sports and leisure industry? To answer this question, we identified and assessed different concepts, methods and applications. In addition, we are monitoring and assessing online communities to identify trends and product ideas in the sports industry. more

(e-)Accessibility Watch

With the BarrierefreiheitsChecks accessibility test, tourism providers can find out in a mere five minutes whether their facility is handicapped accessible and what further opportunities and potentials accessible tourism offers for them. In addition, we developed a certification system for the accessibility of accommodation providers. more

MobiCom – Study on Mobile Communities

A study on how to develop successful mobile communities in the domains of games, learning and health more

emteba – Emerging Technology Base

The emteba knowledge base addresses users and experts in emerging technology fields. The aim of the emteba platform is to boost the visibility of projects in these areas and contribute to the emerging web of linked data. more

MobilityLab – Sun Center of Excellence

The MobilityLab is a Center of Excellence on Engineering of Location-based Services (LBS). It is a joint initiative between industry and research. The MobilityLab constitutes a laboratory that strives for improving the engineering process of LBS by conducting research and development on technical as well as methodological issues. It combines concrete industrial needs with scientific results. Ultimately, this will lead to cost-effective and user-friendly mobile or location-based services. more

SNML-SAMY – Single Point of Access Semantic Media Repository Framework

The SAMY project (“Single Point of Access Semantic Media Repository Framework“) deals with typical problems of historically grown media art archives. Its goal is to develop generic solutions based on an open source software framework that supports the functionalities of an asset management system as well as the administration of semantic networks based on an ontology. more

sAssist – mobile assistive systems for the elderly

Study to evaluate the potential and acceptance of mobile assistive systems for the elderly

Hallein-Tour-Guide – Virtual Tour Knappensteig

Together with the tourism association Hallein und other regional partners Salzburg Research develops a mobile, interactive experiences trail from the city of Hallein up to the Dürrnberg. The area is rich in industrial and cultural heritage (salt mine, Celtic village, pilgrimage church) and represents an attractive natural environment. more

i-busuu – Language learning on a online social community platform

Innovative solutions for language learning in an online social community more

EduMoodle – Evaluation of the learning platform EduMoodle

A study on the use of EduMoodle commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture more

OECD study on ICT in Teacher Training

Austrian part of the OECD study on the use of ICT in initial teacher training on behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture. more

ComStudy – Successful virtual community building and technological support

The success of new and participative applications of the Web 2.0 is deeply connected with the usage by virtual communities. Their involvement is essential for the success of these Web-related projects. Hence, the question about successful community building is crucial and gets a lot of attention. more

SNML-FCP – Future Content Platforms

The traditional way of creating content involves many different steps and often is a time-consuming as well as expensive endeavor. Contents are often restricted by the respective type of media they are to be used for (e.g. text and images for a newspaper), which also mostly leave little space for user-generated contents. However, current developments on the internet like “social software” and the “semantic web” are gradually changing the way contents are consumed. more

Smart Move – tripwolf iPhone travel guide

The mobile iPhone application “tripwolf iPhone travel guide“ offers travelers quick (online and offline) access to topical, professional information on different countries, regions and cities. With the help of Augmented Reality, information is automatically displayed right in live view on their iPhone camera. more

SNML-InterEDU – Educational materials for teachers and students

The objective of the “Intelligent Edumedia Repository“ (InterEDU) project is to develop an online platform for digital multimedia educational materials (Edumedia Repository). more