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FuN Projects

Ongoing projects

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Broadband access on-board aircraft is today mostly not available, and when it is available; it is through costly and highly capacity-limited Wi-Fi through satellite connections, and without any seamless relation or connection to the mobile...

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The SESAME project targets innovations around three central elements in 5G: the...

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Mobile data traffic is forecasted to increase 11-fold between 2013 and 2018. 5G networks serving this mobile data tsunami will require...

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By 2020 nearly six billion wireless devices in Europe, around a quarter of the global total, will be connected and served by different...

ASTERIX project will address the relevant problem of sharing the spectrum resources utilizing spectrum-trading mechanisms as enablers for heterogeneous small cells deployment in the context of a multi-operator environment, mainly applied to...

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The Internet has evolved into a three layer structure: at the top layer sit the applications generating traffic that is groomed at the IP and/or OTN layers and...

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VITAL (VIrtualized hybrid satellite-TerrestriAl systems for resilient and fLexible...

INSPACE

INSPACE proposes a novel networking approach by extending the established spectral flexibility concepts to the SDM (Space Domain Multiplexing) domain and significantly simplifying the super‐channel allocation and control mechanisms, by removing...

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Nowadays, while most of the programmable network apparatus vendors support OpenFlow, a number of fragmented control plane solutions exist for proprietary software-defined networks. Thus, network applications developers need to re-code their...

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EmPOWER is a Software-Defined Radio Access Network (SD-RAN) Platform based on open-source software and running on off-the-shelf hardware components. High-level programming abstractions allow new features and services to be deployed as "...

The main objective of this project is the technological transfer of the research outcomes obtained out of a fruitful collaboration with one of the major network devices manufacturer worldwide. The project is about the introduction of novel...

Completed projects

 

Network Virtualization (NV) has been introduced to overcome the so called network "ossification", which prevents the seamless provisioning of services on top of dynamic, open and programmable substrate infrastructures. In such...
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The overall goal of this activity funded by the EIT ICT Labs is about accelerating the exploitation of SDN (Software Defined Networking)...

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RINA (Recursive Internet Architecture) unifies distributed computing and networking, since networking is just a distributed application: distributed computing specialized to provide IPC services. With RINA, applications can request communication...

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DREAMER focuses on introducing and exploiting Software Defined Networking SDN) capability in carrier grade IP backbones. The objective of the DREAMER proposal is to investigate how a network based on an OpenFlow/SDN control plane can...

Most of the currently deployed optical control plane solutions are based on a highly distributed architecture. However, Centralized solutions have gained increasing research interest in the last years thanks to the concepts of Path Computation...

The LOCOS (Location-based Services for Outlet Villages and Shopping Malls) project targets the realization of an integrated platform for designing, managing and delivering location-based services, with a specific focus on outlet villages and...

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ALIEN (Abstraction Layer for Implementation of Extensions in programmable Networks) is a project founded in the The Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). ALIEN will deliver an innovative network abstraction mechanism targeting the control and...

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The main goal of ABSOLUTE is to design and validate an innovative holistic network architecture ensuring dependable communication services based on the following main features:

  • Rapid deployment, flexibility, scalability and seamless...
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Fed4FIRE is an Integrating Project under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) addressing the work programme topic Future Internet Research and Experimentation. The project is performed by a consortium of 17 partner...

 

Transport networks based on optical technologies are currently facing two major challenges: on one side, the amount of traffic is increasingly growing, driven by high-definition video distribution services and increasing high-...
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In Crisalide II, the objective is to experiment distributed energy production systems based on, among the others, the micro-CHP (Combined Heat & Power) technology. More precisely, the issues related to the interfacing between m-CHP...

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In the Dogmatix project, we investigate robust and energy efficient communication solutions from flexible 4G communication platforms (deployed as coordinated group of UAVs or low-flying aircrafts, carrying mobile communication payload) that are...

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OFELIA (OpenFlow in Europe: Linking Infrastructure and Applications) is a collaborative project within the European Commission’s FP7 ICT Work Programme.
The project creates a unique experimental facility that allows researchers to not only...

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The CHRON project proposes a Cognitive Heterogeneous Reconfigurable Optical Network, which observes, acts, learns and optimizes its performance, taking into account its high degree of heterogeneity with respect to QoS,...

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To avoid the foreseen 4G “energy trap” and to help wireless devices become more environmentally friendly, there is a clear need for disruptive strategies to address all aspects of power efficiency from the user devices through to the core...

This research project is about the enhancement of standard G-MPLS protocols to be used within the context of future optical networks. The project, funded by a major network devices manufacturer worldwide, has been through several steps since 2006...

CREATE-NET is starting a consultancy activity for Trentino Networks whose purpose is the extension of their fixed broadband wireless network called WiNET. The objective of the activity is the radioplanning design of both the access and backhaul...

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CREATE-NET is an officially recognised local Cisco Networking Academy offering Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Exploration courses to students and professionals. The CCNA Exploration course provides learning opportunities both for those...

The objective of this project funded by PAT (Autonomous Province of Trento) in collaboration with Siemens ITS, University of Trento and FBK-IRST, was to perform experimentation on novel technologies (mainly based on Wireless Sensor Networks and...

CREATE-NET has been asked by the local government (Provincia Autonoma di Trento), to provide them with consulting services for the transition from the analogous TV system toward the digital one (All Digital initiative). The activities were...

CREATE-NET was asked by Trentino Network, the public company responsible for the deployment of a broadband infrastructure in Trentino, to provide them with consulting services for the official Testing Phase during the roll-out of WiNET, a fixed...

This project in collaboration with the local ISP Alpikom SpA is about the realization of a prototype based on an audio/video platform to guarantee social assistance to remotely located elder or disabled people.

The Applying Sensor Support InfraStructure in the Territory (ASSIST) was a project configured as a container for all of the engineering and technology transfer activities related to the novel communication and service paradigms studied within the...

In 2005 WiMAX (IEEE 802.16) was considered a key radio access network solution with a potential huge impact on the way ISP and other actors could provide broadband connectivity to users, especially in rural and remote regions. In order to...

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The EPIWORK project proposes a multidisciplinary research effort aimed at developing the appropriate framework of tools and knowledge needed for the design of epidemic forecast infrastructures to be used in by epidemiologists and public health...

The main scope of DICONET is to examine and develop a novel approach to optical networking, providing a disruptive solution for the development of the core network of the future. The proposed solution offers ultra high speed end to end...