CEEDs article published on frontiers in Neuroscience

We are very pleased to announce that a new CEEDs article was published yesterday on Frontiers in Neuroscience. The article, entitled  Inference of human affective states from psychophysiological measurements extracted under ecologically valid conditions, well describes some of the key technologies researched and developed within CEEDs, and presents results from two different studies conducted to validate the … Continue reading

CEEDs @ RE.WORK Technology Summit

The first RE.WORK Technology Summit held last week in Shoreditch, east London, was a success. It was the first in a series of summits that aim to “re-work” some of the globe’s greatest challenges, featuring speakers from MIT, Oxford University, IBM, the Future of Humanity Institute and the Google Lunar X Prize. Jonathan Freeman, coordinator of the CEEDs … Continue reading

Solaris: a magnetic pool of liquid controlled by human brainwaves

::vtol:: , a project founded by musician and artist Dmitriy Morozov, along with Julia Borovaya, Edward Rakhmanov, and Alexander Kaplan, have recently worked on a new project called Solaris. which makes use of an EEG headset (Emotiv Epoc) to let people control a swirling pool of ferrofluid – magnetic liquid – with their brainwaves. Watch video below. For more … Continue reading

Ethics at the core of the CEEDs project

Here is a guest blog post on ethical guidelines for the CEEDs project, written by CEEDs’ Coordinator, Professor Jonathan Freeman, and published on the ec.europa.eu website a few days ago: Text source: ec.europa.eu There have been some exciting few years for me working with all the project partners in CEEDs; working to develop new tools to make exploring multimodal … Continue reading

Wired on AI and sentient computer systems

An interesting article from Wired entitled “AI systems will prove useful long before they become self-aware”. Text and image source: Wired   “Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an umbrella term that is used to describe computers, robots, and software that mimic and act as human intelligence,” writes Disha Bathija. [“Artificial Intelligence: What Is In Store For Us,” Gizmodo, 4 … Continue reading

Watson: IBM’s cognitive computing system

Here is a video from the IBM website that shows how Watson (a ‘cognitive’ technology that processes information more like a human than a computer) works.

The rise of emotional awareness

An interesting article came our way today and we would like to share it with the CEEDs community: Rooms with Moods: Built-In Emotional Awareness Is Changing the Home and Beyond  By PSFK Lab Devices that can understand and anticipate what we are feeling are helping us interact and communicate more effectively with each other, our surroundings … Continue reading


Computer Business Review today came out with a list of the 5 coolest projects funded by the European Commission that focus on Big Data (and CEEDs is one of them). Article from CBR: Virtual reality EU researchers have recognised there’s so many billions of bytes of data being generated every day that we have trouble … Continue reading

European Commission press release on CEEDs

We are very pleased to announce that a Press Release on CEEDs was issued this morning by the European Commission: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-14-916_en.htm   Here is the full article: EU-funded tool to help our brain deal with big data Every single minute, the world generates 1.7 million billion bytes of data, equal to 360,000 DVDs. How can our brain … Continue reading

Thunder to help neuroscientists analyze big data

Developed at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus, Thunder is a new library of tools that speeds the analysis of data sets that are so large and complex they would take days or weeks to analyze on a single workstation. For example, Thunder was used by Jeremy Freeman, Misha Ahrens, and other colleagues at Janelia … Continue reading

  • FET project

  • EC funded

  • Under FP7

  • Project details

    Project number: 258749
    Call (part) identifier: FP7-ICT-2009-5
    Project Start Date: 1st September 2010
    Project Duration: 48 month