[11/23/2018] - CONFINDUSTRIA COFFETECH
Today in Genoa, at the headquarters of Confindustria, a new appointment of the Coffeetech, with Ennio Ottaviani - R & D manager of OnAIR - we talk about "Voyage optimization: optimal routes to reduce consumption and increase the safety of maritime transport". The complete video recording and the presentation are available on the CoffeeTech group Facebook page.
[11/15/2018] - ENDURUNS KICK-OFF MEETING
The ENDURUNS project officially started on the 1st of November 2018 and the kick off meeting takes place on 15-16 November in Athens, Greece, hosted by ALTUS LSA. The ENDURUNS initiative is an H2020 project comprising 18 partners from the EU which seeks to develop and demonstrate a long-endurance sea surveying autonomous unmanned vehicle with gliding capability powered by hydrogen fuel cell. OnAIR partecipates for the underwater sensing payload design and control, the optimization of power usage and the on-board data processing software development.
[10/23/2018] - OPEN INNOVATION EVENT
The Observatory on Italian Open Innovation models created by Assolombarda, Italy Startup and Smau, in collaboration with Confindustria and Piccola Industria Confindustria, collected some of the most significant Open Innovation experiences in Italy, which will be presented on October 23rd in one of the event scheduled for Smau Milano . During the event will be presented the case studies of several Italian companies including that of OnAIR, in relation to the experience related to the product SmartNautilos .
[10/17/2018] - PARTICIPATION TO JONSMOD 2018
The international JONSMOD2018 conference (Joint Numerical Sea Modeling Group) is held in Florence from 17 to 19 October 2018. Since 1981, it has gathered researchers from all over the world, active in the field of oceanographic modeling. The conference takes place every two years in a different location and in 2018 it will be hosted for the first time in Italy thanks to the collaboration of LaMMA Consortium . OnAIR participates with the work "An adaptable modeling approach to the management of toxic microalgal bloom events in coastal areas", in collaboration with DHI Italia and other institutional partners. The abstracts are available on this page .
[09/28/2018] - SARO' EVENT (WEEK OF REALLY ORIENTATIVE ALTERNANCE)
OnAIR participates, on 28 September 2018 at the "Nicoloso da Recco" in Recco, to the event entitled S.A.R.O '. (Week of Really Orientative Alternance) in which the students of the three-year period, rotating among the classes, go to meet, at their choice, the professional or academic people that will be present. Here E.Ottaviani presents the professional path related to intelligent systems and to automatic recognition applications based on deep learning.
[09/24/2018] - SUMMER SCHOOL LUISA DEVENA
The first edition of the "Luisa Devena" Summer School on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition took place at the Technological University of La Habana (CUJAE) from 17 to 22 September 2018. The school, organized by the Italy-Cuba Friendship Association, (Genova), with the collaboration of OnAIR s.r.l., company founded by Luisa Devena, has allowed 25 Cuban engineering students to benefit from an in-depth training on very advanced topics. The theoretical and practical lectures at the CUJAE were held by E.Ottaviani and N.Gjeci of OnAIR. This is the first step in a collaboration that is expected to evolve and become a periodic workshop, also through the collaboration of the University of Genoa, with which CUJAE is going to sign a partnership protocol.
[08/27/2018] - ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS ARTICLE
In the volume n.95 of Ecological Indicators (August 2018) has been published a paper entitled "Machine learning predictions of trophic status indicators and plankton dynamic in coastal lagoons". It describes the biostatistical study carried on about the Ghar-El-Melh lagoon by the Institut National des Sciences et Technologie de la Mer of Tunis (INSTM) in collaboration with OnAIR and having among the authors E.Ottaviani and E.Barelli (abstract)
[06/25/2018] - SINDBAD PROJECT
Official start of the SINDBAD project for the safety of yachting, with OnAIR leading a partnership with PM_TEN and XEDUM. The project, funded by the POR_FESR 2017 2017 "Research and Innovation" call, includes collaboration agreements with the University of Genoa (DICCA and DITEN Departments), and with the CNR (Marine Science Institute, based in La Spezia). SINDBAD aims to realize a complete IT infrastructure for the generation, integration and sharing of detailed sea-weather data on a sample area (Ligurian Sea). Such data, accessible through a specific web portal, will be used to develop new interactive services to ensure the safety of navigation and landings, with major emphasis on the issues related to yachting actvities.
[06/21/2018] - STRATUS MEETS THE COMPANIES
The STRATUS project, Environmental Strategies for Sustainable Tourism, organizes, as part of the Innovation Fair and simultaneously with the 6th edition of SEAFUTURE, the event "STRATUS meets the companies". The event includes the presentation of best innovation practices with direct impact on tourism activities and B2B meetings. OnAIR will present its environmental and marine projects, in particular OvMeter and DeepEye. More information on this link .
[05/18/2018] - ARTICLE ON MEASUREMENT
On the October 2018 issue of Measurement will be published an article entitled "Automated estimate of fish abundance through the autonomous imaging device GUARD1" by S.Marini, L.Corgnati, C.Mantovani and others, among them E.Ottaviani (OnAIR). The paper presents several fish recognition results obtained with the GUARD-1 imaging device, developed in a joint collaboration between CNR-ISMAR and OnAIR. The paper can be viewed at the following link .
[05/14/2018] - PINT OF SCIENCE
Next May 14th on 20.30 at the HB pub in Via Boccardo (Genova), Ennio Ottaviani of OnAIR will give a talk about "How deep learning will save the environment", showing several image recognition applications in environmental sciences. The talk takes part of the Pint Of Science event.
[04/10/2018] - WORKS OF MATHEMATICIANS
The website Works of Mathematicians, in the Entrepreneurs section, publishes a report on Maura Mazzarello, founder of OnAIR. The "Works of Mathematicians" project is a project of the National Mathematics Project of the Scientific Degrees Plan, promoted by the Ministry of Education, University and Research.
[02/19/2018] - PATTERN RECOGNITION COURSE
Today is the starting day of the course held by E.Ottaviani about Pattern Recognition and industrial applications. It is targeted to students in Statistics (SMID) and Mathematics of Genoa University. The program is available from the website of the main course of Applied Statistics 2.
[02/05/2018] - ARTICLE ON OCEAN ENGINEERING
On the April 2018 issue of Ocean Engineering, it is published an article entitled "Ship voyage optimization for safe and energy-efficient navigation: A dynamic programming approach" by ,R.Zaccone, M.Figari, M.Altosole (University of Genova - DITEN) and E.Ottaviani (OnAIR), presenting some results obtained with the Voyage Optimization solution proposed by OnAIR in the Smart Nautilos product. The article can be read at the following link .
[01/29/2018] - SMART NAUTILUS LAUNCH
It is available online the Smart Nautilos website, hosting the ship planning service based on meteo forecasts, which is able to provide significant fuel savings, according to navigation constraints. The service operates completely by a web interface, avoiding any installation by the user.
[12/29/2017] - ARTICLE ON THE JOURNAL OF OCEAN TECHNOLOGY
The December 2017 issue of The Journal of Ocean Technology includes an article entitled "ENERGY EFFICIENT SHIP VOYAGE PLANNING BY 3D DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING" by M.Figari and R.Zaccone (University of Genova - DITEN) presenting the methodology adopted in the Voyage Optimization solution proposed by OnAIR in the Smart Nautilos product. The article is accessible at the following link .
[12/07/2017] - ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS ARTICLE
Inside the volume n.85 of Ecological Indicators has been published an article entitled "Intercalibration of counting methods for Ostreopsis spp. blooms in the Mediterranean Sea", describing the intercalibration phase between the OvMeter counting system and other methods, having as co-authors E.Ottaviani and N.Gjeci of OnAIR (abstract)
[11/24/2017] - WORKSHOP ON MAINTENANCE AND INDUSTRY 4.0 IN LIGURIA
In the wonderful setting of Villa Cambiaso in Genoa, next 24th November the Liguria section of A.I.MAN, Italian Maintenance Association, and Man.Tra - Transport Transportation Association will hold a conference titled: Maintenance and Industry 4.0, an occasion for revival for Liguria. OnAIR participates as a founding member of SharedLab, presenting initiatives on the theme of predictive maintenance. Link to the Man.Tra website with workshop proceedings.
[10/11/2017] - METROLOGY FOR THE SEA WORKSHOP
At IMEKO TC19 workshop Metrology for the Sea (Naples) has been presented the paper "An Autonomous Imaging System for Argo Floats" in which E.Ottaviani partecipates as co-author. The paper describes the GUARD-1 tests in several marine monitoring contexts.
[10/09/2017] - ONAIR PRESENTATION AT MEGGITT SENSING SYTEMS
OnAIR gives a presentation about Anomaly Detection methods for industrial plants and some case studies, at Meggitt Sensing Sytems headquarters in Fribourg (Switzerland).
[09/28/2017] - KICK-OFF MEETING OF FAIR STATIONS PROJECT
It is scheduled in Genova the kick-off meeting of the FAIR Stations project, under the UE Shift2Rail initiative. The project is managed by STAM and includes partners from Italy, UK, Spain and Austria. OnAIR partecipates to the evaluation of new 3D data acquisition technologies for crowd monitoring in stations. Link to the CORDIS webpage.
[07/25/2017] - ADESIONE AI POLI TRANSIT E SOSIA
[07/13/2017] - ADESIONE AL POLO LIGURE SCIENZE DELLA VITA (PLSV)
[06/28/2017] - GENOA SHIPPING WEEK 2017
OnAIR partecipates to the session "SAFETY: Technologies and research for navigation safety and management", inside the third edition of the GENOA SHIPPING WEEK, hosted in Genoa during the week from June, 26 to July,1 2017. More information are available on this page .
[06/01/2017] - OVMETER ARTICLE ON APPLIED PHYCOLOGY
Inside the volume n.29 of the Journal of Applied Phycology has been published an article entitled "OvMeter: an automated 3D-integrated opto-electronic system for Ostreopsis cf. ovata bloom monitoring", describing the OvMeter project and having as co-authors E.Ottaviani and N.Gjeci of OnAIR (abstract)
[05/15/2017] - ISPRA: EVALUATION OF THE AUTOMATIC COUNTING SYSTEM FOR OSTREOPSIS
ISPRA released the final report about the evaluation of the automatic counting system for Ostreopsis cells. The document can be downloaded from this link
[02/21/2017] - PATTERN RECOGNITION COURSE
Today is the starting day of the course held by E.Ottaviani about Pattern Recognition and OCR applications. It is targeted to students in Statistics (SMID) and Mathematics of Genoa University. The program is available from the website of the main course of Applied Statistics 2.
[12/20/2016] - ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS ARTICLE
In the volume n.71 of Ecological Indicators (December 2016) has been published a paper entitled "Random Forest model and TRIX used in combination to assess and diagnose the trophic status of Bizerte Lagoon, southern Mediterranean". It describes the biostatistical study carried on about the Bizerte lagoon by the Institut National des Sciences et Technologie de la Mer of Tunis (INSTM) in collaboration with OnAIR and having among the authors E.Ottaviani and E.Barelli (abstract)
[12/14/2016] - GUARD-1 ARTICLE ON SENSORS
Sensor published a paper on the GUARD-1 system entitled "Looking inside the Ocean: Toward an Autonomous Imaging System for Monitoring Gelatinous Zooplankton". The fulltext is downloadable from this link to the journal webpage
[12/12/2016] - ISPRA WORKSHOP ON OSTREOPSIS MONITORING
OnAIR partecipates to ISPRA workshop (in Rome) about new techniques for Ostreopsis monitoring with a presentation by E.Ottaviani on the main features of the automatic recognition algorithm.
The workshop program is available at the ISPRA webpage: Evaluation of automatic system of identification and counting of Ostreopsis ovata cells
[09/21/2016] - ATENA WORKSHOP - ENERGY FROM THE SEA
OnAIR partecipates to the workshop ATENA "Energy from the sea - waves and currents" on 21/9/2016 in La Spezia, with a presentation by E.Ottaviani on "DEEPGEN Project: Energy production from sea currents for underwater moorings". The presentation is downloadable form the Associazione Italiana di Tecnica Navale website.
[07/07/2016] - MEETING EVENT BETWEEN OFFER/REQUEST IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
OnAIr partecipa ad un evento B2B nell’ambito delle attività di “Animazione economica” del Programma Operativo FESR Liguria 2014-2020, Unioncamere Liguria, destinato alle PMI liguri con progetti di investimento in ambito di ricerca e sviluppo e di innovazione a valere sul programma POR FESR. Sito ufficiale dell'evento
[06/09/2016] - ATENA WORKSHOP - SIMULATION IN THE NAVAL FIELD
OnAIR partecipates to ATENA workshop "Simulation in the naval field" on 6/9/2016 in La Spezia, with a presentation by E.Ottaviani about "Voyage Optimization by energy consumption simulationa and 3D dynamic programming". The presentation is downloadable from the Associazione Italiana di Tecnica Navale website.
[04/16/2016] - FINAL MEETING OVMETER PROJECT
The final meeting of the OVmeter project took place in Genova (CNR, Sala Leonardo). The meeting was attended also by the Regione Ligura and Local Authorities (ARPAL, S.Martino general hospital). The presentation is downloadable from this link