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The JRC study explores the potential impacts of Coordinated Automated Road Transport (C-ART) scenarios for our transport system. The JRC study explores the potential impacts of Coordinated Automated Road Transport (C-ART) scenarios for our transport system.
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Sep 22 2017
The JRC analyses the impacts of automated and connected vehicles, exploring scenarios in order to see how the full potential of these new technologies could be exploited.
Mikko Raskinen / Vladimir Šucha / Aalto University Director-General Vladimir Šucha and Aalto University Provost Ilkka Niemelä signing the Memoranudum of Understanding
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May 02 2017
Aalto University and the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission's science and knowledge service, signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will boost scientific cooperation in a number of fields.
child ands robot The rapid rise in internet connected toys raises concerns about children's safety and privacy
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Mar 23 2017
Action is needed to monitor and control the emerging Internet of Toys, concludes a new JRC report. Privacy and security are highlighted as main areas of concern.
Graphic of the Happy Onlife game Safer Internet Day gives an opportunity for children, young students, teachers, parents, industry, policy makers and other stakeholders to collaborate and reflect on emerging risks the youngest users.
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Feb 07 2017
The release of the source code is an opportunity to share best practices and promote novel teaching methods on data protection and cybersecurity.
A calibration device held by gloved hands. Often seen as merely a technical issue, standards are important economic drivers.
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Jun 01 2016

The European Commission presented its vision on how European standard setting should evolve in the light of technological developments, political priorities and global trends.

Digital image of a padlock Users allow websites to collect personal information without really knowing or understanding the conditions.
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Oct 07 2015

JRC scientists have found that web design, and the information shown on the screen, does influence how and whether a user discloses personal data.

Happy Onlife game Happy Onlife is an interactive game aimed at raising awareness of the risks and opportunities of the internet.
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Feb 10 2015

Today, on the occasion of the 2015 Safer Internet Day, the JRC presents Happy Onlife; an interactive game for children and adults, aimed at raising awareness of the risks and opportunities of the internet and promoting the best practices online.

Group photo The panellists discussed challenges to privacy concerns related to various aspects of the economic exploitation of personal data.
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Jan 28 2015

The JRC organised today a round table debate focusing on digital privacy in relation to citizens` rights in the light of new technologies and commercial needs, in cooperation with the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (Euro-CASE).

The JRC investigated how a digital picture can be linked to an imaging device and its owner. The JRC investigated how a digital picture can be linked to an imaging device and its owner.
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Jan 15 2014

Recent advances on image processing techniques allow identification of which device has taken a given picture, and allow a match with those contained in social network accounts (Facebook, Flickr, etc.). This possibility has been demonstrated in a recent JRC study that received the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP 2014) in Lisbon this January.

SESAMONET's 'virtual path' being tested at Kassel Calden's regional airport on 10 September in the presence of regional authorities and media SESAMONET's 'virtual path' being tested at Kassel Calden's regional airport on 10 September in the presence of regional authorities and media
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Sep 11 2013

JRC's SESAMONET (SEcure and SAfe MObility NETwork), a 'virtual path' based on an innovative application of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology is being tested since yesterday at the Kassel Calden regional airport, Germany.

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