webinos participated in the Future Internet Assembly 2013 event, which was held in association with the Irish presidency of the Council of the EU in Dublin, 8-10th May 2013. Future Internet Assembly is a research community driven initiative […] supported by more than 150 research projects that have recognised the need to strengthen European activities on the Future Internet (FI) to maintain European competitiveness in the global marketplace. […]. FIA events have been hosted regularly by the European Commission since 2008 (http://www.future-internet.eu) aiming to redesign a significant part of the Internet, taking a broad multidisciplinary approach, to meet European societal, business and technology ambitions.

The theme for FIA-Dublin was “Future Internet accelerates Innovation”, and the event focused on how European Future Internet research and innovation will support EU’s competitiveness and enable a new wave of technologies at the eve of Horizon 2020 (ec.europa.eu/research/horizon2020/).

webinos had a strong presence at the event including a presentation of webinos by Javier Caminero, Program Manager at Telefonica R&D and webinos partner, a booth at the Exhibition area with several live webinos technology demos and a Poster. Exhibition visitors had the opportunity to see webinos in action through demos like the webinos-enabled Katwarn system, webinosTV, the car automation demo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9sH9pH_eK0) and some of the winning apps from the 2nd webinos App Challenge (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYxmvIhiDNE).

webinos delegation comprised Javier Caminero of Telefonica, Christian Fuhrhop of Fraunhofer FOKUS, Heiko Desruelle of iMinds, Nick Allot of NquiringMinds, Christos Botsikas of NTUA and George Voulgaris of VisionMobile.