The Beato Fray Leopoldo Home in Granada has been selected as the smartest nursing home in Spain by the Official College of Telecommunications Engineers. Their system allows them to locate the residents in real time, and also detects if any of them have a fever, using thermal cameras.
A research team at the University of Huelva from the Study of Electronic and Mechatronic Systems Group has devised a wireless system through a software that allows the real time detection of critical faults in motors, measuring parameters such as temperature increase, vibrations or variations in the electricity supply and peaks of tension. The device saves time and resources: using a Wi-Fi connection, through a smartphone or laptop, it allows you to see the condition of the motors without needing to send out specialists.
Ten years ago, when he returned from a tour around Ecuador with the group ‘Siempre así’, the Sevillian drummer and percussionist Daniel Galiano found that his flamenco box drum had broken in the aeroplane hold. From then on, an idea took hold in his mind: to create a folding box drum that would be more convenient and secure for the musician. After much hard work and several prototypes, his invention is now on the market.
The Atlas Centre, located in Villacarrillo (Jaén), was opened in 2014 as the first aeronautical centre specialized in drone trials. In fact, it is the only one in Spain considered to be a segregated air space by the Spanish Agency of Air Safety, this means that it is only available for a specific type of aircraft. The weather conditions of the area and the absence of interference in its air space have turned it into the test scenario of companies from Spain, France, Great Britain and Germany.