Yolande Berbers in Knack Magazine: Girls and Science, a perfect match!
14/02/2017 The UN proclaimed Februari 11 as the international day for women in science: 'The world needs science and science needs women'. On this occasion Knack Magazine interviewed Professor Yolande Berbers on her research on software for embedded systems. She is a clear fan of more STEM (Science - Technology - Engineering - Mathematics ) in school for youngsters between 12 and 18, girls and boys alike.
DistriNets Internet of Things technology supports the health sector in the DR Congo.
23/01/2017 Over the past few months imec-DistriNet researchers have been rolling out Internet of Things technologies to support the health sector in the DR Congo. Their LoRaMediFridge has been deployed to monitor blood supplies at the provincial center for blood transfusion in Kikwit in the DR Congo, a town of over 1.2 million inhabitants without any fixed-line electricity infrastructure and shaky access to safe drinking water.
imec-DistriNet researchers make drones dance
16/01/2017 In february 2016, choreographer Ugo Dehaes from 'kwaad bloed' contacted researchers from imec-DistriNet to discuss ideas and possibilities to use drones in a new, exciting dance show called RATS. A team of enthusiastic researchers volunteered to assist in analyzing the project feasibility and to develop the drones software and their choreography