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Find out about all the news and developments that take place at the Fontys ICT InnovationLab.

Easier travel with the Covid Travel App
26 January 2022 Easier travel with the Covid Travel App

Travelling during the pandemic is sometimes a challenge. Finding out what exact measures apply in different countries is like a maze. Each place has its own rules, but also locating them on some government website can be daunting. Early on in the pandemic, student Martin Frenken and his team thought about this; could we make this easier? What if there was an application that brought together all the Covid-19 travel information? Fontys Hogeschool ICT students developed the technology of that app for you.

Students help Naturalis recognise butterflies with deep learning
26 January 2022 Students help Naturalis recognise butterflies with deep learning

Monitoring biodiversity is a challenge, and for Naturalis it is mainly in the area of data. The biodiversity centre relies on observations by volunteers for their research into the distribution and movement of, for example, butterfly species. These volunteers take photographs of butterflies, which can be indexed by experts according to species. In this way Naturalis gets good data without having to go into the field itself. But what if artificial intelligence (AI) could convert that data directly into useful insights?

What is needed for succesful hybrid learning?
2 December 2021 What is needed for succesful hybrid learning?

Een fysieke locatie voor samenkomen lijkt erg belangrijk te zijn voor het succes van een authentieke, hybride leeromgeving. Althans, zo blijkt uit de resultaten van het doorlopende onderzoek naar de impact en ontwikkeling van het Fontys ICT InnovationLab tijdens het voorjaarssemester 2021, waarin na corona lockdowns weer (deels) fysiek onderwijs mogelijk was.

Does music help you run better?
23 November 2021 Does music help you run better?

Running is one of the more popular sports in the Netherlands. While running, we listen to music. Special playlists and apps support you. We collect data with wearables; soles, smartwatches and phones, but none of it really helps you to run better. What if we used all this data to help you run better and without injuries?