BSAFE LAB industry partners include private companies and NGOs that aim to develop new research-based services and technology which can be applied to probation and prison contexts.
IPS Innovative Prison Systems is a company specialised in developing prison and probation management solutions. It has almost 20 years of expertise in strategic consulting, training, e-Learning advisory and development of information technologies. Its team of experts has been involved in the design and implementation of innovative pilot projects across Europe and beyond, with many having been recognised as best practices.
Microsoft National Security and Public Safety team and the Microsoft Language Development Centre (MLDC), the R&D Centre of the Portuguese Microsoft subsidiary (MSFT Portugal) are BSAFE Lab's partners.
Given its mission, the Microsoft Language Development Centre (MLDC, Portugal) is specialised in human-computer interaction, in particular, language technology and computer vision. MLDC was founded in 2005 and, is one of the five established in Europe and the first, outside of the US, with a long-term plan to bring key language component product development to Europe, for a range of Microsoft products and platform. MLDC acts as an expansion branch of the Bellevue-based product development group responsible for speech in Microsoft and benefits from the experience, technological background and support of this group. In 2014, MLDC was integrated into the Application and Services Group.
Established in 2000 by a team of experts in telematics, INOSAT is a European based company specialised in the development, production and marketing of GPS tracking solutions, with a focus in Mobility Intelligence. The company’s offering is made up of two ranges of products: fleet management solutions for businesses (B2B) and GPS tracking solutions designed for consumers (B2C). The Company has more than 5.000 B2B customers with a number of 70.000 vehicle location units installed. INOSAT is a leading technology company and is present within 26 countries and 4 continents through a strategic commercial network.
INOSAT develops its own products in house, with the desire to satisfy different industry needs. Analysing the requirements of various industries, INOSAT tries to design solutions that reduce costs, improve productivity, efficiency and security of its customers.
ISA - Intelligent Sensing Anywhere is an award-winning international company specialising on IoT, Smart Cities and Smart-Homes Solutions. ISA is listed in NYSE Alternext Lisbon since 2012 and is a global leader in Oil & Gas monitoring market segment.
ISA recently launched 2 spin-off companies:
GAIA is the Association of Electronic and Information Technologies in the Basque Country. GAIA is a private and professional non-profit organisation, established in 1983, currently made up of 260 industrial members (80% SMEs, with a total of 11.000 employees) that offer products and services in the field of electronics, information technology and telecommunications. This Association has vast experience in the development of EU funded projects related to the development of new technologies for different fields, such as environment, health, transport, green technologies, and since almost 10 years one section of the organization has been working in the identification of knowledge, competences and skills needed for new jobs in the area of ICT, together with several organisations around Europe. Main support actions for associated SMEs are strategic projects identification, actions between large companies and SMEs in order to foster direct subcontracting, competitive networking, actions between research entities, universities and SMEs, to have these last benefited from state-of-the-art RTD, identification of strategic technologies for SMEs in the TPs SRAs. The Electronics, IT and Telecommunications sector in the Basque Country is one of the most important concentrations of industrial developments in this sector, in Spain.
Dynasys – Engineering and Telecommunications, S.A. is a Portuguese company, created in September de 2001 as a spin-off of SetCom Electrónica, S.A, from which inherits the experience on the way to 30 years, as developer and manufacturer of electronic-based equipment, and system integrator, for the professional market.
Aiming at first the ITS industry - and consistently developing its activity in this field over the years, given a number of accomplished challenging projects - along its lifetime Dynasys has cumulated a wide experience in a variety of disciplines within the Electronics Engineering. This know-how has not only given life to several generations of Emergency Call Boxes for the highways, as well as still and dynamic message LED panels, but also to encrypted fax machines in a project with the Portuguese Army, or the Set Top Box which was used by Cabovisão for a number of years while analogue, or has allowed Dynasys to develop and became manufacturer and one of the two suppliers to EDP, of GSM modems, used for the remote retrieval of the energy counting at their customers premises.
Due to specific needs from AENA in Spain, Dynasys developed, manufactured and supplied thousands of active RFID tags and hundreds of readers, to the Barajas airport in Madrid, for the traceability and better management of the luggage carts within the facility. This same technology has given a major contribution for the traceability of daily visitors to the newborn wing, in a Portuguese Hospital, as for a number of other projects involving the need to know the whereabouts of people and assets.
Given its experience also in the industrialization of (electronic) products, Dynasys has been asked for the remaking of the electronics within equipments supplied to the international security market by Portuguese specialist companies.
IS2you is a Portuguese technologic Startup. Its competence on Hardware and Software (namely Multi-Robot System, Navigation and Mapping, Hardware Control, Computer Vision, Multi – Sensors Control, PCB Prototyping and Embedded Systems design and Programming) and on Software Development (Image Recognition, Artificial intelligence, .NET Development and JAVA Development (Desktop and mobile applications), IOS Development, 3D image recognition and programing and Interactive multimedia development) has already been nationally and internationally awarded.
With an innovative vision and a strong focus on entrepreneurship, the solutions developed by IS2you target society and the problems of citizens, following a logic that seeks to unite the technological knowledge and liability in the construction of a common path toward integration and improved quality of life.
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