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Re-Experiencing History

This innovative AI-powered project aims to transform historical texts into visual representations, making ‘lost’ history accessible to all. It has broad applications in education, museums, and beyond. The project’s Proof of Concept includes creating a user-friendly web application, showcasing historical moments, and developing a sustainable roadmap. Team:  Prof . Dr.… Read More »Re-Experiencing History

FlowTeams

The goal of this project is to develop a marketable concept of the vision of an evidence-based consulting boutique with FlowTeams and to test it with first clients in the market. FlowTeams has been proven to support teams of knowledge workers in finding a more sustainable balance between focus and… Read More »FlowTeams

Clinical decision support system for the interpretation of blood lab results and diagnosis based on them

The project team uses machine learning and data from the University Hospital Zurich to develop a software solution that suggests the most likely diagnoses for a patient based on symptoms, blood lab results, age and gender. Team: Christian Dorfer Martin Kubli Stefan Balabanov  All employees of the Department of Medical Oncology and… Read More »Clinical decision support system for the interpretation of blood lab results and diagnosis based on them

Focus Watch

The Focus Watch is a smartwatch that helps children with ADHD to concentrate on schoolwork. Our watch recognises a lack of attention and specifically promotes focus. With ADHD prevalence of 5-7% in children, this is an innovative alternative to medication and therapy. Team:  Dr. Samuel Wehrli, ZHAW School of Life Sciences… Read More »Focus Watch

IT-COMMIT: an interactive tool for community interpreter training

Community interpreters interpret conversations in the health, social, education or asylum sectors and thus make a significant contribution to giving people without sufficient knowledge of the national language access to public services. Despite this responsible task, they rarely have the opportunity to practise in their working languages as part of… Read More »IT-COMMIT: an interactive tool for community interpreter training

ClarifAI: Making the Unseen Seen with an AI-assisted Propaganda Detection and Fact-Checking

ClarifAI employs Large Language Models aims at fighting propaganda and disinformation in digital news. It identifies propaganda techniques, fact-checks content, and provides explanations. This empowers users to think critically and discern media biases, enhancing democratic integrity. Team: Dr. Liudmila Zavolokina, UZH Digital Society Initiative  Prof. Dr. Alexandre Bovet, UZH Institute… Read More »ClarifAI: Making the Unseen Seen with an AI-assisted Propaganda Detection and Fact-Checking

YuRo: Real-time 3D vision for robots

Perception is the main bottleneck for robots in human-centred dynamic environments. YuRo will build the first real-time smart camera for robotic manipulators using neuromorphic technology. We will integrate the camera on a robotic manipulator and develop a mobile robot arm assisting in hospitals and care facilities. Dr. Yulia Sandamirskaya, ZHAW… Read More »YuRo: Real-time 3D vision for robots

IntelliGuide: Interactive AI-Driven User Manuals for Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

IntelliGuide revolutionizes (software) user documentation by converting traditional manuals into interactive, AI-enabled guides. Aimed at both public and private sectors, like cantonal offices and banks, it aligns with Switzerland’s digital-first strategy. The solution simplifies tasks, reduces help desk costs, and accelerates onboarding across complex organizational settings. Dr. Francesco Sovrano, UZH… Read More »IntelliGuide: Interactive AI-Driven User Manuals for Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

Redefining standard fatigue assessments through novel digital biomarkers

The project team will provide the first digital biomarkers for the objective assessment of fatigue. This will help the pharmaceutical industry to provide new or existing treatments with efficacy claims against fatigue. It will also support clinical decision making and help patients regain control over fatigue. By customizing the tools… Read More »Redefining standard fatigue assessments through novel digital biomarkers