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Cevisama hosts “Open Habitat”, a smart platform for comfort at home

Trans / hitos, ceramic for architecture exhibition is presented each year at the fair Cevisama, quotes regarding the Spanish ceramic sector, include in its next edition -from 9 to the 13 th of February- original proposal: demonstrator platform "Open Habitat".

Open Habitat Platform is a facility in which various elements of housing appear connected to an intelligent platform, aimed at improving the daily lives of users, especially those most vulnerable groups such as children, the elderly or those with disabilities. Some of its features include, for example, the use of different sensors that generate an illumination system adaptable to the needs of the user, or also the different devices that track people and analyze their behavior patterns to detect changes likely to generate alerts to act immediately at the time it was detected abnormality. According to explain the project promoters, "The aim is to facilitate interaction between people and the environment by making the spaces meet the needs of users automatically". So, platform, with an innovative computer system, Active various elements when necessary (acting on appliances, lighting, temperature and other devices that can be added depending on the user profile and requirements).

Open Habitat, a project that is funded by the IVACE through the European Regional Development Fund FEDER, has been developed by the technological institutes of Ceramics (ITC), Optics, Color and Image (AIDO), the Textile Technology Institute (AITEX) and the Technological Institute of Construction (AIDICO), coordinated by the Technological Institute of Furniture, Wood, Packaging and Allied (For game). Trans-hitos is the sign Ceramic Tile held last eleven years at Feria Valencia, sectoral competition during CEVISAMA. In 2015 under the theme "Synergies", Trans-hitos will be developed over more than 600 m2 at the junction of the main entrance pavilions enclosure, from the 9 to the 13 th of February.

The other four areas that constitute Trans-Hitos show the potential and can have various uses such as ceramic materials solvent. Therefore, in the sample will be a space dedicated to showing the 10 year life of the Chair of pottery ESARQ-UIC, with an exhibition of some of the best pieces developed within it. In addition, Trans-milestones showcase the contribution of Harvard University, installing Protoceramics, and the best work in the Network of Ceramic Studies Departments that ASCER driven from 2004 in several Spanish universities and other international schools like Harvard (U.S.), Liverpool (the United Kingdom) and Darmstadt (Germany). There will also be a space dedicated to showing the Ceramic Architecture Awards, Interior Design and Finals Award (PFC), also promotes ASCER.

Trans-Hitos 2015 "Synergy" is driven by CEVISAMA and has the support of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Ceramic Tiles (ASCER), while its design, implementation and coordination is provided by the Area Habitat Institute of Ceramic Technology (ITC) as in previous editions. Information by courtesy of Cevisama Read more news related Cevisama published at Infurma Visit the Fairs & Events Calendar in Infurma
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