Project AIVES Partners are three companies and two Research Organizations:
– TEA SAS DI ELENA CONSOLE & C. (Project Leader)
– OMNIARCH SAS DI MANCUSO G. & C.
– STUDIO RUBINO SRL,
– ISTITUTO PER LA RICERCA, LA FORMAZIONE E LA RIABILITAZIONE (IRIFOR)
– UNIVERSITÀ DELLA CALABRIA
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica, Energetica e Gestionale (DIMEG)
TEA sas, a service company established in 1996, specializes in statistical analysis for the development of personalized services in four areas of activity: cultural heritage, statistical counselling, project management, geo-information. In the cultural heritage field TEA deals with “virtual” restoration, non-invasive diagnostics, multispectral imaging and infrared reflectography, creation of multimedia exhibition.
IRIFOR (Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca, Formazione e Riabilitazione per la Disabilità Visiva) is the National Institute of Research, Training and Rehabilitation for Visual Disabilities, established on February 22, 1991 to respond to the needs of the blind, the visually impaired and the multi-disabled under the formative, rehabilitative aspect and the search for tools and methods that guarantee ever greater autonomy and inclusion. With dislocated operational headquarters (in Catanzaro, too) it is recognized by the MIUR as a reference for educational training on the issues of visual disability and accredited for the provision of training to the staff of the teacher (D.M. 177/2000).
The main activities of the company are mainly related to archeology in all its different applications, from preliminary study to archaeological recognition, from excavation to the study of the materials, to the dissemination of the results and the enhancement of cultural heritage such as evidence of the past. It deals with the preparation of business plans, activities to enhance the cultural heritage, organization of cultural events in general and multimedia installations.
Studio Rubino Srl, founded in 1968, operates in the construction and technological engineering sector. It is one of the most established and reliable companies on the whole national territory in terms of industrial and intellectual property consultancy and manages technical activities for the filing of patents and trademarks. The team member is composed by multiple profiles of expertise (engineers, lawyers and technical staff) to offer national and international clients advice and technical assistance with reference to each sector of Industrial and Intellectual Property.
The Research Group of the University of Calabria (UNICAL) that participates in the project is composed by professors and researchers of the Department of Mechanical, Energy and Management Engineering. The Group has been operating for about fifteen years in the fields of Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR), 3D surveys and non-invasive optical diagnostics, underwater and subaerea for the Cultural Heritage sector, too.
FRANZ FISCHNALLER (EXPERT)
The Partnership avails itself of the advice of prof. FRANZ FISCHNALLER, whose more than twenty years of experience in the field of innovative technologies for museum set-ups. His task will be to identify the specifications of the multi-sensory setup system that is expected to be realized within the project proposal. The other task of identifying museums available to test the system in order to define a calendar of meetings in which the system tests will be carried out..