VAPEX (Novel Vapour Analyser for the Detection of Explosives in Airports Passengers Checkpoints). Start date: June 2018. Duration: 2 years. Co-funded by Eurostars 2 Program, VAPEX is an European project led by SEADM aiming at the development of a new security explosive screener for the detection of hidden explosives carried by people, both passengers and non-passengers, within airport facilities. Two German entities (Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology and CFX Berlin) are also members of the consortium led by SEADM (Spain), contributing to the development and testing stages. VAPEX will be accomplished in close contact with security forces as future users of the new explosive screener. This project ranked position #10 out of 415 European applicants in the Eurostars 2 call for proposals ‘CoD 8’.
VAPEX will offer the global security community a pre-commercial prototype able to successfully detect, for the first time, concealed explosives carried out by people at airports (either passengers or staff).
In this project CARTIF collaborates in a new Filter Manipulation System including a robot to grip and manipulate filters between Conditioning, Sampling and Analysis units.
Among the different tasks, CARTIF will define and develop an automatic manipulator to manage and transport the analyzer filters, it will also collaborate in the definition and characterization of the equipment filters, in order to guarantee a fast and precise handling.
Development of a passenger scanning system that analyzes the presence of traces of explosives through the air samples acquired from each passenger, achieving 100% passenger scanning through a reliable system with high probability of detection and very low false alarm.
Industrial Solutions projects:
The TRREX project (Extended Range Robot Enabling Technologies for the Flexible Factory) investigates and develops technologies that contribute to the deployment of mobile industrial robots for the factories of the future. These systems will increase the flexibility of the plants and allow the optimization of industrial processes, improving their productivity.
El grupo de trabajo de Hábitat Eficiente del clúster AEICE persigue el objetivo de mejorar la competitividad de sus miembros, principalmente PYMEs, en temas de innovación en procesos, productos, modelos de negocio e internacionalización.
A new intelligent system has been developed for manual assembly positions in the industry. This system aims to minimize assembly errors by operators by validating operations, providing information and guiding the operator in real time through a man-machine interface based on Augmented Reality
Nowadays in hot and cold lamination of “long” elements only the detection of punctual defects are made, not longitudinal defects. Therefore, the technological leap and the differentiating key of future products is to detect both, punctual and longitudinal defects on the production of flat steel in the rolling process, either the cold or hot process.
MARCA provides the maintenance operator with tools that facilitate access to content, communications and technologies necessary for the guidance, support and registration of maintenance work. It is based on technologies of augmented reality, mobility and communication, as well as a knowledge base for incident management.
INCEPTION develops new methods and tools for automated 3D modelling and analysis of European cultural assets proposing advancements on hardware and software, as well as new approaches for Cultural Heritage 3D data inclusive access and exploitation by means of the so called INCEPTION-Platform.