SIGHT Project: “Inclusive multi-sensor platform for autistic kids that encourage social interaction” Training Session

On Wednesday 19th February a training session for Stepping Stones staff took place in Stepping Stones Play & Learn Group premises. The training was given by personnel of the equipment manufacturer who spent more than 4 hours demonstrating how the system works, the App content, advanced features and best practices.

2020-02-22T11:15:19+00:00February 22nd, 2020|SIGHT|

SIGHT Project: “Inclusive multi-sensor platform for autistic kids that encourage social interaction” Meeting at University of Essex

On Tuesday 4th February a meeting with academics from Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Department and Psychology Department took place at University of Essex including a presentation by the project lead Eduardo Audiche which showed what SIGHT is, how it works and the most important details of the project “Inclusive multi-sensor platform for autistic kids that encourage social interaction” implemented at Stepping Stones Play and Learn Group premises in Colchester.

2020-02-22T10:51:08+00:00February 11th, 2020|SIGHT|

SIGHT Project: “Inclusive Multi-Sensor Platform for Autistic Kids that Encourages Social Interaction” Kick off Meeting

On Saturday 11th January the "Inclusive Multi-Sensor Platform for Autistic Kids that Encourages Social Interaction" project kick-off meeting took place in Stepping Stones Play & Learn Group Nursery in Colchester. 

2020-01-18T15:11:12+00:00January 18th, 2020|SIGHT|

Section Announces Professor Ali Hessami as Chair of SIGHT Group

The UK and Ireland Section is delighted to announce that Professor Ali Hessami has been appointed as the first Chair of the SIGHT Group. Professor Hessami is the Director of R&D and Innovation at Vega Systems-UK.  He is an expert in systems assurance and safety, security, sustainability and knowledge assessment / management methodologies.

2020-01-05T15:15:07+00:00January 5th, 2020|SIGHT|

Applications for Special Interest Group for Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) Chair Invited

The IEEE UK & Ireland SIGHT committee is looking for a new SIGHT Chair to support and coordinate its activities.  The Section SIGHT committee chair is responsible for engaging and guiding Section members to submit their proposals, liaising with the Region 8 SIGHT committee and reporting on activities during Section meetings.

2019-11-16T14:02:16+00:00November 15th, 2019|SIGHT|

Section Receives Award for Inclusive Multi-Sensor Platform for Autistic Kids that Encourages Social Interaction

The IEEE SIGHT Projects Committee has awarded the proposal submitted by our UK & Ireland SIGHT group called “Inclusive multi-sensor platform for autistic kids that encourages social interaction” with a funding amount of USD $9,815.00.

2019-10-12T20:10:30+00:00October 12th, 2019|news, SIGHT|