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Jul 14, 2014 LYNCEUS shortlisted for Lloyd’s List Global Awards

The LYNCEUS project has been shortlisted for Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2014 in the “Innovation Award” category. The award ceremony will take place on 30 ...

May 26, 2014 LYNCEUS at IMO

On 22 May 2014, at the Headquarters of the IMO (International Maritime Organization) in London, a delegation of the LYNCEUS project, consisting of the ...

May 05, 2014 LYNCEUS on EuroNews Futuris!

The LYNCEUS project has been featured in the programme “Futuris” of EuroNews. The documentary can be found at the link: http://www.euronews. ...

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LYNCEUS - People localization for safe ship evacuation during emergency

LYNCEUS was the son of Aphareus and Arene, and the grandson of Perseus. He was one of the Argonauts participating in the hunt of the Calydonian Boar. He had preternaturally keen sight, and could even see things that were under the sea - exactly what we want to offer to our present days' Argonauts - KEEN SIGHT - so that they can ensure the safety of the passengers in emergencies irrespective of where they will be located onboard the ship or in the sea.


The aim of the LYNCEUS project is to develop a distributed wireless sensor network system that will enable the ship safety officer and team to monitor the location of each passenger for safe evacuation, to monitor in real time the status and spread of the emergency (flood, fire etc) and also provide the engineers with vital information for proper maintenance and optimization of the ship operation procedures.

The LYNCEUS project has received funding form the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (Capacities, Research for SME associations / groupings) managed by REA – Research Executive Agency under Grant Agreement No. 286148.

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