The Research Council of Norway

'GPS' for indoor use

Have you ever lost your way in a large office building or on a university campus? Normal GPS systems are of little assistance in these cases. A new smartphone app shows you the internal layout of a building ...

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Telecom
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Streaming video over temporary networks

Self-configuring data networks may provide crucial help to emergency and rescue operations in hard-to-access areas. Norwegian researchers are developing software that makes it easier to transmit vital video ...

dateJan 29, 2013 in Telecom
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Global warming less extreme than feared?

Policymakers are attempting to contain global warming at less than 2°C. New estimates from a Norwegian project on climate calculations indicate this target may be more attainable than many experts have feared.

dateJan 25, 2013 in Environment
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Bugs reveal the richness of species on Earth

An international team of researchers has carried out a survey of the biological diversity in a tropical rainforest. Their efforts have helped them find the key to one of the existential questions to which ...

dateJan 08, 2013 in Ecology
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Next-generation echo sounder ready

Norwegian researchers are putting the finishing touches on a new echo sounder that provides far more information than previous versions ever could – making it much easier to identify fish and zooplankton.

dateNov 08, 2012 in Ecology
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Fully automated football analysis (w/ Video)

(Phys.org)—Using entirely new electronic solutions, soccer (also known as football in many European countries) coaches can provide their players with video analysis as early as half-time or immediately following a match.

dateOct 26, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Cold wind makes Norwegian Sea warmer

(Phys.org)—The Gulf Stream and the warm waters it brings are one reason the climate is milder along the Norwegian coastline than other places so far north. Researchers now know that the Gulf Stream is not ...

dateOct 11, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Climate change to lengthen growing season

Across much of Norway, the agricultural growing season could become up to two months longer due to climate change. A research project has been studying the potential and challenges inherent in such a scenario.

dateOct 10, 2012 in Environment
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