Join the final ARinfuse online event & training seminar – Thursday 28.01.2021

GeoImaging Ltd, Cyprus University of Technology and the Sewerage Board of Nicosia invite you to the ARinfuse online event and training seminar

“Exploiting the potential of Augmented Reality & Geospatial Technologies within the utilities sector”

Thursday January 28, 2021 10:00-13:30 EET (09:00-12:30 CET)

ARinfuse is an Erasmus+ project that aims to in-fuse skills in Augmented Reality for geospatial information management in the context of utility underground infrastructures, such as water, sewage, electricity, gas and fiber optics.

The event is addressed to engineering students and professionals that are interested in the function, appliance and benefits of AR and geospatial technologies in the utilities sector.

The workshop will present the ARinfuse project and introduce the ARinfuse catalogue of training modules on Augmented Reality and Geoinformatics applied within the utility infrastructure sector. Finally, during the special session, various stakeholders from Cyprus will share practices, experiences as well as prospects of innovative tools into practice in the domains of AR, VR and smart geospatial applications.

Program Eastern European Time (EET) (UTC+02:00)

The ARinfuse project: Bridging AR with Utilities management trough academic and professional training
10:00 Opening remarks and welcome by event organisers
10:10 The ARinfuse project: Bridging AR with Utilities management trough academic and professional training. Konstantinos Smagas (GeoImaging, Cyprus)
10:25 From interactive to cognitive augmented reality: current trends in applied research. Narek Minaskan (DFKI, Germany)
10:45 ARinfuse curriculum and business cases. Anders Östman (Novogit AB, Sweden)
11:00  Break (5 minutes)
Stakeholder session – Putting innovative tools into practice. Experiences and potential of AR, VR and smart geospatial applications in Cyprus.
11:05 Experiences with AR in the utilities sector. Dries Luts (VMM, Belgium) and Roderic Molina (GISIG, Italy), Kiki Charalampous (SBN)
11:15 Integration of Geospatial Information and Augmented Reality for supporting the utility sectors & Eratosthenes Centre of Excellence as a digital innovation hub. Dr. Diofantos Hadjimitsis – ex Vice rector of CUT, Coordinator of the Excelsior Teaming Project & Managing Director of the Eratosthenes Centre of Excellence
11:25 Interreg Project EPIRROI, AR mobile app. experience. Solomos Charalampous, Engineer – Water Board of Lemesos
11:35 Smart Nicosia: The smart city project of Nicosia Municipality. Constantina Lortzie – Municipal officer, Nicosia Municipality

Existing and new technologies used in underground distribution network of electricity authority Cyprus. Nicolas Nicolaou – Network Electrical Engineer, Electricity Authority of Cyprus.

11:55 Q/A – Discussion
12:00 Break (15 minutes)
The ARinfuse offering – Training material and tools for AR and visualization applications
12:15 Introduction to the ARinfuse training platform on Moodle. Roderic Molina (GISIG, Italy)
12:30 Putting AR in operation. Anders Östman (Novogit AB,Sweden)
12:45 Cartographic Visualization from 2D to AR for underground utility. Apostolos Papakonstantinou (CUT, Cyprus)
13:00 How to use the ARinfuse tool. Elena Valari (GeoImaging, Cyprus) and N. Minaskan (DFKI, Germany)
13:15 Opening of Training period: Timeframe, logistics and feedback
13:20 Q/A – Discussion and end of event
13:30 End of the event

Download ARinfuse Cyprus event program

For all information regarding the event please contact us at:

GeoImaging Ltd

+ 357 22447770