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Kooperative Projekte > 2013

3B3M

The recent increased use of contactless technology (NFC) for payments at the point-of-sale presents the police and the payment industry with new threat scenarios for criminal use. The looming diversity of these payment systems...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

3F-MS

Multi-Level „ForestFireFighting - Management System“ for an optimized operational guidance of ground and air forces in forest fire events

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

4C4FirstResponder

Flexible multifunctional information- and communication solutions for an optimized operational command for relief units

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Kooperative Projekte > 2017

ACCSA – Austrian Cyber Crises Support Activities

The variety of news items, cyber security bulletins and crime reports (on, e.g., Ransomware, phishing, DDoS, CEO Fraud) in 2016 showed how complex cyber incidents can be. These attacks exploited both known and unknown attack...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2008

Achilles

Achilles heels in water infrastructure -Integrated concept for identification of weak points

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Kooperative Projekte > 2012

AGETOR

AGETOR is a KIRAS-project to improve safety at major events. Movements of persons are analysed using big data sources (mobile communications and social media).

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Kooperative Projekte > 2012

AIRPLAN

Goal of the project is the spatial validation and securing of events in public space

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Kooperative Projekte > 2010

AIRWATCH

Airborne data acquisition and surveillance system for security-relevant scenarios

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Kooperative Projekte > 2016

AMBOS

Countermeasures for unmanned aerial vehicles for authorities and emergency and rescue organizations

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Kooperative Projekte > 2006

AREA-MUMOSIS

The goal of this project was to develop a demonstration system of a multimodal system for the efficient monitoring of “large areas” like the areas of airports but also refineries, power plants, etc

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Kooperative Projekte > 2008

AREA-MUMOSIS next

The present project was thus aimed at developing a demonstration system for multimodal monitoring to ensure the efficient and effective surveillance of airside areas

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Kooperative Projekte > 2018

AREAS - Aerial search & Rescue support and supErvision of inAccessible terrainS

Through the combined use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), sensors in the visible, infrared and multispectral ranges as well as laser scanners, an effective and efficient acquisition of information in inacessible terrains is...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2018

ARGUS-Flex

Multimodal airborne sensor platform and innovative analyses and geo-management solutions to support disaster management

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Kooperative Projekte > 2007

ASaP - Airport Security and Productivity

The project aimed to maintain and increase the high level of security of Vienna International Airport (VIE), while also enhancing its efficiency

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Kooperative Projekte > 2017

Finger-basierte Biometrie an österreichischen Geldautomaten

AUTFinger ATM is a project on biometric authentication for ATMs. Cash withdrawal at Autrian ATMs is currently facilitated by a two-factor authentication scheme based on smartcards and a 4-digit PIN-code.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2017

AWID

Participatory, Multimedia, Resilience-focused Tool Concept for Prevention of Ideologies of Degradation

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Kooperative Projekte > 2017

Be-Aware - Threat analysis for Austria with respect to the vulnerability of GNSS

Intentional interference of GNSS may compromise a significant part of critical infrastructure in Austria. Therefore, in this project, an overview of the affected infrastructure shall be generated including potential threats.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

BioCapture - Biometrics Capture Tool for Police in Mobile Use

The project BioCapture aims at optimizing the existing identification process carried out by the police during interventions of mobile patrols. The research focusses on a prototypical dynamic security solution, which supports...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2013

BITCRIME

The goal of this project proposal is to research innovative solutions for the identification, prevention and reduction of organized financial crime, such as money laundering, with particular regard for virtual currencies (or more...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2006

C2DSAS - Command and Control Decision Support and Advisory

The Austrian research project C2DSAS (Command and Control Decision Support and Advisory Systems) focused on the development of software-based methods for the operational command and control decision support

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Kooperative Projekte > 2010

CAIS - Cyber Attack Information System

Main objectives of this project are identifying expected future cyber risks and emerging threats, evaluating novel anomaly detection techniques, creating highly modular infrastructure models used in agent-based attack simulations...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2006

CaR

A software prototype for the connection of the IT of the field forces to existing in-house IT-Security systems

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Kooperative Projekte > 2018

CBRN City Sensor Network

Increased protection for public spaces through early, automatic detection and identification of CBRN hazardous substances using sensor networks including information distribution and processing.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2016

CERBERUS

Cross Sectoral Risk Management for Object Protection of Critical Infrastructures

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

CERT-Komm II

Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Communication-Model II

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Kooperative Projekte > 2012

CIIS – Cyber Incident Information Sharing

CIIS aims to develop methods and technologies for the exchange of information on cyber incidents across organizational boundaries to better defend against cyber attacks and to streamline analysis of current threats

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

CISA- Cyber Incident Situational Awareness

As part of the Austrian national strategy for cyber security, several activities regarding the implementation of concrete measures to improve security and resilience of critical infrastructure against cyber-attacks are ongoing.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

CollEction, Standardization and Attribution of Robust disaster Event information (CESARE)

Event-, damage and loss as well as risk data are rarely intercomparable as they have been produced in most cases for different purposes and with diverging methodologies. CESARE aims at a functional demonstration of a national...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

COMISO

Crisis Management using Multimodal Interaction for Stakeholders and Citizens

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

Courageous Community

Product development for civil society capacity building in context of violence- prone conduct of youth

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

CPS-Security

Behaviour Based Anomaly Detection in Cyber-Physical Systems

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Kooperative Projekte > 2012

Crime Predictive Analytics (CriPA)

Crime Predictive Analytics is concerned with the predictive analysis of crime and includes quantitative methods to identify patterns and dependences in data bases. Thus, future events may be predicted and potential strategic...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2017

CRISCROSS

The state of the art in the management of risks is heavily dependent on experts and can only depict static situations. CRISCROSS develops, partly further and partly anew, a software tool which aggregates intelligence about...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

CSISmartScan3D

3D crime site scanning and documentation based on cost-efficient 3D sensors, tablets and smartphones.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2017

Cyber Security for Transport Infrastructure- and Road Operators (CySiVuS)

In this project, we analyze cyber security aspects of a comprehensive road transport infrastructure system which will be more used intensively by interconnected cars in future, from the perspective of the road operators. The...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2006

DESTRail - Prevention of Disasters from Earthquakes, Ship Impact and Terrorist Attack on Infrastructure of Rail Network

Traffic infrastructure is the backbone of our economy. The impacts of natural hazards, technological failures and human lapses threaten infrastructure and can thus result in considerable economic damages. Several events in the...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2016

DHS-AS

In the project "Detection of human signatures to detect smuggling" (DHS-AS) a portable prototype for the detection of trace gases released through skin, breath or other excretion will be advanced and optimized.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2010

DIANA

Since the amount of available information on the internet is continually increasing, manual surveillance is not a viable option anymore, which leaves potential threats undetected

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Kooperative Projekte > 2012

DIANGO

The analysis of multimedia content, the reduction of the massive volumes of data into processable units and a holistic and transparent visualization of the results of the analysis (especially with respect to geographical...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2017

DIGEX

Simulation of the threat and damage potential of explosive devices at the urban level

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Kooperative Projekte > 2006

dnatox

The project ‘dnatox’ consisted of three subprojects: (1) LC-MS of toxic compounds, (2) LC-MS of DNA, and (3) software development

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Kooperative Projekte > 2016

DURCHBLICK

Detection of varying improvised explosive devices by using smart analytic sensors

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Kooperative Projekte > 2006

emc²

emergency mission control center

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Kooperative Projekte > 2010

EN MASSE

Control system for mass events with multi-sensor analysis for real-time crowd monitoring and short term prediction

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Kooperative Projekte > 2017

Energiezelle F

Regional energy-cell- and crisis preparedness concept for the scenario “blackout” – energy cell Feldbach

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Kooperative Projekte > 2018

Energy Network Security

Improving the resilience of digital distribution networks for electrical energy by anomaly detection

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Kooperative Projekte > 2013

E-Participation

The aim of this project is to develop an E-Participation platform alongside the different security levels of eID-identification data like user name and password, mobile signature, citizen card (“Bürgerkarte”) and electronic...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2011

ERiC - Emergency Response and Information Center

ERiC is aiming at the optimization of crisis management and work efficiency by developing a new interactive situation map, which is embedded into a new design of an emergency control center

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Kooperative Projekte > 2018

ERIMAPS – Realtime risk maps for first responders at CBRNe incidents

ERIMAPS aims to develop an innovative approach for decision support of first responders at CBRNe incidents on basis of real time risk maps.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2018

EVE – Efficient right of way for emergency vehicles in automated traffic Synopsis Englisch

EVE analyses possibilities to provide automated right of way for emergency vehicles in cooperative intelligent transport systems (C-ITS), based on communicating with traffic signal systems or other vehicles. Security issues play...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2011

EVES

Evaluation system for the optimization of evacuation scenarios and intervention strat-egies of emergency services

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Kooperative Projekte > 2008

EVIVA

Monitoring of crisis situations and event protection based on airborne systems and video behavior analysis

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Kooperative Projekte > 2010

FBC - Future Border Control

Increasing world-wide travel capacities at airports pose new challenges in the area of border and security control. Motivated by these challenges the project developed a system for automated border control which substantially...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2006

FEIS - Failure Experience Improvement System

FEIS is a software tool which was developed in order to contribute to a minimisation of hazardous events and failures within water supply systems and thus to achieve increased water safety

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Kooperative Projekte > 2011

FlexDetect

Reliable intruder detection within a safety zone is essential for the protection of critical infrastructures and provides ways to optimize the crisis management process

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Kooperative Projekte > 2016

FLORIDA

Flexible, semi-automated video forensics system for the analysis of mass video data after terrorist attacks

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

Foresight-Cockpit

The goal of this research is to provide a conceptual as well as a software solution to support strategic, collaborative and cross-departmental decision-making processes.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

FORMS

Burglaries, especially in private homes, are because of their large number very unsettling for significant parts of the population and require from the police a high investment of resources for their clearing.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2016

ForStrat-Cockpit

The project “ForStrat-Cockpit” aims at developing a web-based software-tool which will allow processing different topics simultaneously and independently (in order to create a common situational picture), by the use of specific...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2012

GASRESPONSE

Enhancement of the effectiveness of response measures at the release of toxic gases

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Kooperative Projekte > 2006

GEDES

Flooding of municipal solid waste landfills in Austria — An environmental hazard?

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Kooperative Projekte > 2010

GeoWSN

Early-warning system for assessment of endangerment caused by landslides with respect to crucial infrastructure

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

GIREKO – GNSS Interference Map Austria

Due to the widespread use of GNSS, it is necessary to have comprehensive information about occurring interferences in the GNSS frequency band.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

High-performance self-sufficient communication network for authorities and operators of critical infrastructures as a practice-oriented government communication network solution (Hammondorgel)

A proof-of-concept for a government communication network for secure operational, tactical and strategic communication will be developed. Already existing state infrastructures, the feasibility of a technical interconnection of...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2017

HUMAN+ - Ensuring Humanitarian Safety through a Real-time Situational Awareness Picture for Efficient Migration Management

HUMAN+ aims to ensure humanitarian safety by improving preparedness to migration movements through analysing social media data and imagery, with legal, ethical and sociological considerations at the core of the project.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2018

impress

IT assisted search and comparison of footwear impressions and shoe model references

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Kooperative Projekte > 2013

INKA

In the last decade, Austria was increasingly affected by disasters like floods, mudslides and avalanches. Among the physical challenges during the relief work the coordination of the different authorities and organizations...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2016

INTERPRETER

According to the Austrian constitution, one of the main tasks of the Austrian Armed Forces, apart from their defense role, lies in the assistance of civil first responder forces in the wake of crises and disasters. During such...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2006

iObserve

The aim of the project iObserve is to create the basis for future surveillance systems of the next generation

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Kooperative Projekte > 2013

IsoCSI

In the course of this project, two model systems will be used to present the suitability of stable isotope analysis (IRMS technology) in forensics, investigating criminal offences and thereby to solve additional criminal cases,...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2013

ITsec.at

Cyber-attacks are among today’s greatest threats to both the private and public sectors. Attacks that reduce the resilience of a product by purposefully introducing a flaw during design or production are especially problematic....

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Kooperative Projekte > 2017

KIF

High-secure long-term cryptography for wireless communication using channel characteristics

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

LEAL

Airborne detection and contextual analysis of dynamic situation reports in crisis scenarios

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Kooperative Projekte > 2012

LMK-MUSE

Development of a cloud-based simulation and operations research toolkit which is integrated in the control information systems for tactical planning support, optimized transhipment points and real-time schedules of relief...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2010

LOBSTER

Location based service for analysing escaping crowds of people in crisis situations to support first responders

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

MaLeStV

Machine Learning of motion patterns in the penal system

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

MALware cOmmunication in cRitical Infrastructures (MALORI)

Encryption in communications networks is a positive trend, which, however, implies risks whenever malicious software (malware) can misuse encryption to rapidly propagate and coordinate attacks. The project MALORI investigates...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2011

MalwareDef

The goal of this project is the development of proactive defence measures to cope with the challenges of a rapidly growing number of malware samples in the wild

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Kooperative Projekte > 2007

MDL - Multimedia Documentation Lab

MDL’s primary goal was to make multimedia sources of information accessible to the Austrian Armed Forces

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Kooperative Projekte > 2012

MetaRisk

Meta-Risk-Model for Critical Infrastructures

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Kooperative Projekte > 2010

microSNIFF

Aim of development is a detection system for tracing hazardous and toxic volatile substances as personal protective equipment for task forces (first responder)

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Kooperative Projekte > 2018

MiTrAs

In the research project MiTrAs new methods for the monitoring, early recognition and trend analysis are developed. The fusion of information from satellite images, Open Source and Social Media from non-European countries are used...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

Mobile eCard

The project aims to create a concept for the realization of an e-health app on a smartphone, based on an existing secure identity.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2013

Modentity

Goal of the project “Modentity” is to improve mobile document authentication and identity verification to create the person checking procedure of the future. This shall be achieved by utilizing smartphones and their onboard...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2013

MONITOR

The increasing number of mass events poses new challenges for civil safety management. The aim of the project MONITOR is to combine airborne and terrestrial acquisition systems and also multi-sensor networks to construct a...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2008

MoSeS4eGov – Model-based Security System for eGovernment

In the MoSeS4eGov project we are developing model-based technologies for simplifying the creation and integration of applications in eGovernment systems

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Kooperative Projekte > 2012

Multimodal sensor system for event detection at hot spots

The subject research project will break new ground by offering a completely new, not previously realized approach. The event detector will analyze optical signatures from video images, thermal images and noises altogether

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Kooperative Projekte > 2008

M²DynS

The M²DynS project aims to prevent failures in energy supply facilities by providing security-related detections and by ensuring operational safety

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Kooperative Projekte > 2008

Networked miniSPOT

“Low-budget, efficient and reliable” are the aims for the development of an overall concept for event detection in image sequences, within the project miniSPOT.net of the KIRAS program

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

NRT-COP

High-performance multi-sensor UAS data recording platform to generate a near real-time large-scale situational picture

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Kooperative Projekte > 2018

NutriSafe

Securing of Food Production and Logistics with Distributed Ledger Technology

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

ODYSSEUS – Simulation und Analyse kritischer Netzwerk-Infrastrukturen in Städten

The project develops a multi-layered risk model for the analysis of cascading effects between critical supply networks in cities.

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Kooperative Projekte > 2011

Open Security - Open Source Security Solutions Protecting Employees and Data in Public Institutions

Open Security should prevent the loss and (un)intentional misuse of sensitive, citizen-related data held by public bodies. The aim of our research is to achieve a higher level of data security and availability, while reducing...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2014

PASA

Public Warning and Alert System for Austria

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Kooperative Projekte > 2010

PIK - Support in Crisis Situations

The fact that organizations involved in emergency relief (ambulance, fire brigade, police) are not electronically connected and cannot access common disposition services during a crisis complicates matters greatly.The project PIK...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

PrEMI - Predictive Analytics for Emergency Call Infrastructure

Data analytics and predictive methods for optimizing the operation of critical communication infrastructures, required for emergency call handling in public safety answering points (PSAP).

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Kooperative Projekte > 2013

PRIMSA

The aim of the bilateral co-operation project is to develop intermeshing programmes and technologies for effective prevention of and intervention against human trafficking from multidisciplinary and inter-institutional perspective

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Kooperative Projekte > 2019

PRIMUS 2 - PRS Informationsmodellierung und Server Konzept für Österreich

The Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) offers – compared to existing GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) - improved continuity and robustness against interference for public authorised user groups. Precondition to use...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2018

PRS information-modelling and server concept for Austria - PRIMUS

The Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) supports public authorities and operators of critical infrastructure in the implementation of their duties. PRIMUS investigates questions relevant to research with regards to potential...

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Kooperative Projekte > 2012

Public Safety Net

The Research Project PS.NET assesses the feasibility and potential benefit of the usage of non-dedicated (commercially used) cellular radio networks for communication of emergency management organisations for public protection...

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