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The Institute of Information Systems participates in various applied research projects on local, national and international level. We are your preferred partner for the development of performing information systems for any industry.

Surprise du Cerveau

The AppiTech Lab participated to the success of the public VR conference “Les surprises du cerveau” organized in the framework of the WorldXRForum 2019 in Crans-Montana. Our main task was to synchronise 386 VR headsets (Samsung Gear VR) to play VR content created by the Italian company Immersio. As result, all attendees were able to navigate inside a virtual brain simultaneously with live explanation.

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Traceable Original Journalistic Content (TOJC)

In a digital environment where each individual can generate information, it becomes crucial to be able to identify and authenticate original content produced by journalists in order to differentiate and promote it, and thus disseminate high-quality information which is both traceable and distinguishable from fake news.

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My Virtual House

The AppITech lab partnered with Bureau des Métier and Assocation Valaisanne des Entrepreneurs to develop a Serious Game to promote construction trades to younger generations using XR technologies. With demographic changes and drop of interest from the younger generation, some trades such as construction trades have difficulties to find workforce replacement. My Virtual House is a serious game to learn about construction trades using Virtual Reality. This game has 5 steps including (1) networking with companies; (2) VR immersion in trades using 360 videos; (3) building your own virtual house in VR (4) sharing the output of construction on social network; (5) watching a virtual house being printed in 3D.

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Blockchain for EV management

Optimization of the management of charging stations of EVs within an existing network of 10 hotels of Val d’Hérens (Wallis) by exploiting the flexibility of EVs in order to minimize their impact on...

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ABIDI

ABIDI - Context-aware and Veracious Big Data Analytics for Industrial IoT

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Citizen consultation platform

The Valais Citizens' Platform is the result of a project of the HES-SO Valais-Wallis. This digital democracy tool offers a privileged channel between citizens and public actors. Our objectives are to inform, consult and involve the population in all future major projects in the Valais. Take part in the construction and implementation of the major projects of tomorrow's Valais !

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StayFitLonger

The project aims to offer a program of physical and cognitive exercises for seniors. This program will be accessible through a mobile application including a virtual coach to boost adherence to the program. Thanks to their links with everyday life, the exercises proposed aim to extend the independence of seniors living at home. To validate the effects of the program, a randomized controlled trial will be conducted in Switzerland, Belgium and Canada among 128 people aged 60 and over. The physiotherapy department of the Haute Ecole de Santé Valais developed the physical exercises, the cognitive exercises are developed by the Leenaards Memory Center of the CHUV in collaboration with the Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal. The application is developed jointly by the Institute of Information Systems of the HES-SO Valais in Sierre, by the Applied Imaging Institute of HE-Arc in Neuchâtel and by MindMaze, Lausanne. This project brings together health professionals and technicians in the service of seniors' autonomy.

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GeoTrust

GeoTrust: Geo-aware security protocol for enabling cross-border trustable operations and data exchange in a global digital economy

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VIVRE – BREF 2017 «Soziale Innovation»

VIVRE — Vaud Integration Vulnerabilites REsponses — est un projet interdisciplinaire visant à aider les migrants nouvellement installés sur le canton de Vaud à faire face à trois facteurs majeurs de vulnérabilité dans leur processus d’intégration: – l’accès à la "bonne information" par rapport à leur situation spécifique, – la faiblesse la faiblesse de leur capital social de rapprochement avec le monde économique, social et de la formation professionnelle, et – le partage des expériences en termes de "best practices" en matière d’intégration socioprofessionnelle entre les primo-arrivants VIVRE vise à offrir des éléments de réponses à ces trois facteurs de vulnérabilité par – le développement de la première plateforme suisse personnalisée visant à permettre aux personnes concernées d’accéder de manière simple, rapide et ciblée à la « bonne information » pour soi par un matching en temps réel des informations disponibles avec leur situation personnelle, – la mise sur pied d’une communauté de pratiques leur permettant d’échanger et partager leurs expériences et développer du know-how en matière d’intégration socioprofessionnelle, et – la création d’opportunités de formation, de stages et d’emploi offertes par les partenaires du monde économique, social et académique associés au projet.

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SSR Dataland

CheeseMaster is a SSR project carried out for the operation land of 21 November 2018. The game was designed by DNA Studios (Bulle) and the definition, collection, processing and analysis of data by the HES-SO Valais-Wallis through its Institute of Information Systems.

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