Universidad Politécnica de Valencia - Spain
The Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPVLC) is a dynamic, innovative public institution, dedicated to research and teaching. UPV is comprised of 15 centres: ten schools, three faculties, and two higher polytechnic schools (Alcoy and Gandia). Today, over 42.000 members integrate our academic community: 37.800 of these are students, 2600 are teachers and 1700 belong to the administration and services personnel. The Distributed Real Time Systems Lab (DRTSL) belongs to the Communications Department (CD) the second more important one within the UPV. The CD is composed by several research groups whose activities include a big number of fields within the ICT.
The Distributed Real Time Systems Lab (DRTSL) has large expertise in the following research lines: Video surveillance systems design and development, Systems integration, Sensors networks deployment and simulation and Command and control systems design and development. In this research line the DRTSL put the focus in the development of Friendly Force Tracking (FFT) systems with the value-added feature of multimedia streaming data, sensors integration and full equipment of the dismounted units development. UPV has developed SIMACOP system which has been acquired by the Spanish army as official FFT system in 2009 and it is fully deployed in both Afghanistan and Lebanon.