In this page you can find interesting links in subjects related to
DiFac, as Digital Factory, Presence, Ergonomics, Collaboration and others:
The web site about the Co-space project (2003-2006) that is concerned with how novel interactive surfaces can be designed and used
by co-located groups to enhance collaboration and interaction with digital information and physical artefacts. The goal is to facilitate more
equitable participation in co-located meetings by exploring how best to support the diversity of interactions that take place in these new kinds
CLOCK, Challenges of Working Environment, is a European Commission FP6 funded Coordination Action in charge of
analysing the feasibility of an Industry-led Initiative on Collaborative Working Environments (CWE).
The main objective of CLOCK is to propose a framework for CWE services, software and systems that are key elements of the future of
collaboration by bringing together main stakeholders.
Open Collaborative Architecture Working Group
The mission of the Open Collaboration Architecture (OCA) Working Group is to define the foundational architecture to enable a
world-wide interoperable collaboration infrastructure.
Living Labs Europe - a new driver for European innovation
Living Labs Europe opens up the potentials of innovative mobile applications and technologies to European citizens, companies,
researchers and investors for the purpose of pioneering mobile applications for European end-users and markets, enhance Attractiveness for visitors,
residents, business and to provide a European platform for collaboration and opening innovative markets.
You are a TEAM, you want to ENGINEER a system, you DOWNLOAD the opensource factory, you START the opensource factory,
you WILL FIND EVERYTHING YOU NEED in the environment of the opensource factory to do your work
This is the VISION, which is guiding the OS-PE.org site. Who is interested in the realization of this vision is invited to share the project. Register as a user,
contribute ideas, sources, even money...
CENTRAL EUROPE is a European Union programme that encourages cooperation among the countries of Central Europe to improve innovation, accessibility and the environment and to enhance the competitiveness and attractiveness of their cities and regions.
The DigitalFactory has been developed to provide advice, guidance, consultancy and training in computer aided design,
manufacturing and production
The web site of one of DiFac partners explaining what they do about Digital Factory.
The ability to act and react quickly and flexibly is crucial for the success of a company. Products and production have to be optimally
designed. Digital planning is the key to optimization, because it quickly improves and secures planning results, as well as reducing total
costs and time to market.
News, information and interesting links about the Digital factory and manufacturing
Research and Development Solution for Manufacturing and Design Engineering
Joomla! is an award-winning Content Management System (CMS) that will help you build websites and other powerful online applications. Best of all, Joomla!
is an open source solution that is freely available to everybody.
Presence-Research.org aims to offer up-to-date and relevant information and resources on (tele-)presence, i.e. the subjective experience
of 'being there' in mediated environments such as virtual reality, simulators, cinema, television, etc.
Peach is three year Coordination Action on Presence (ending May 2009) funded by the European Commission and coordinated by Starlab
under the Future Emerging Technologies (FET) - Information Society Technology (IST) program nursery of novel and emerging scientific
ideas. Our main objective is to stimulate, structure and support the interdisciplinary Presence research community and produce visions
and roadmaps for the field
The International Society for Presence Research (ISPR) supports academic research related to the concept of (tele)presence, commonly referred to as a sense
of 'being there' in a virtual environment and more broadly defined as an illusion of nonmediation in which users of any technology overlook or misconstrue the
technology's role in their experience.
Ergonomics society website is the professional body for ergonomics.
The Ergonomics society is an international organisation for professionals using knowledge of human abilities and limitations to design and build for comfort,
efficiency, productivity and safety.
Wikipedia ergonomics entry
Federation of European Ergonomics Societies web site. FEES is the Federation of the European Ergonomics Societies. Its mission is to enhance
the recognition of ergonomics contributing to economic development, to quality of life, to health and safety at work, and to social progress in European Countries.