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First yield of our urban garden

Less than two months ago, members of the Laboratory set up an urban garden of peppers and tomatoes in the Faculty’s yard as part of the IoT-field project, and on Thursday, July 22, the first fruits were harvested. Two kilograms of peppers have been harvested and more are ripening, but we will have to have

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3rd generation of students attending course Internet of Things

We are proud of the 3rd generation of students who successfully completed the Internet of Things course of the FER graduate programme. At the end of the semester, student teams presented their projects (in person, finally), from idea to realization, using networked devices and IoT platforms. This year’s themes were: Farming IoT It allows the

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Tomato and pepper garden at FER

On Wednesday, May 26, members of the Internet of Things Laboratory set up a real small garden in FER’s backyard as part of the IoT-Field project. Numerous sensors monitor the conditions for tomato and pepper seedlings planted by our University colleagues from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb. While planting the seedlings, for the

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Head of the laboratory awarded with the Faculty Science Award

On Friday, November 20th, 2020, the Day of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb was celebrated. Numerous recognitions and awards were given to the most successful students and employees of the Faculty at the ceremony. Head of our laboratory professor Ivana Podnar Žarko, PhD was awarded the Award for science of

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Sensor node for air quality monitoring in urban environments

Members of the IoTLab Assoc.Prof. Marin Vuković and Pavle Skočir, Ph.D. participated in the project Development of a device for air quality monitoring in urban environments – Meto plus. The project was carried out in collaboration with Selmet d.o.o. and co-financed by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund through the Operational Program Competitiveness

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DL-Tags video received the 2019 IEEE Access Best Multimedia Award

Promotional video published to promote our scientific paper DL-Tags: DLT and Smart Tags for Decentralized, Privacy-Preserving, and Verifiable Supply Chain Management, authored by Federico Matteo Benčić, Pavle Skočir and Ivana Podnar Žarko, has received the 2019 IEEE Access Best Multimedia Award for its “originality, innovation and potential benefit to humanity“. The video was among 3

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We are hiring a new doctoral student – project IoT-field

FER’s Laboratory for the Internet of Things is looking for a new young researcher who wants to become a doctor of science in the field of technical sciences, computing! Doctoral research will be performed within the context of the project IoT-field: An Ecosystem of Networked Devices and Services for IoT Solutions Applied in Agriculture where

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Review paper on the application of DLT in the energy sector published in IEEE Access

A new review paper has just been published in the open access journal IEEE Access which provides an overview of the applications of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) for the energy sector. The paper reviews the advantages and limitations of DLT and identifies major technical challenges that need to be addressed to enable a widespread usage

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New project “IoT-field” started

FER signed three new agreements within the “Investing in Science and Innovation” call for projects, financed from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) on the 13th of March. Among them is our project IoT-field: An Ecosystem of Networked Devices and Services for IoT Solutions Applied in Agriculture. The goal of the project “An Ecosystem of

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Prof. Ivana Podnar-Žarko held a talk at the European Space Agency workshop at FER

During the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, a workshop by the European Space Agency (ESA), “Space Technologies for the Green Plan and Digital Economy“, was organized on March 5-6, 2020, in Zagreb, at our faculty, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Zagreb. The workshop, organized by the

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Starting a new project in 2020 – IoT4us

The beginning of this year has marked the start of a new project in the Internet of Things Lab, “IoT4us: Human-centric (smart) services in interoperable and decentralised IoT environments“. The project is funded under the “Research Projects” program of the Croatian Science Foundation (CSF) for the period of 4 years, until 31.12.2023. The project leader

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Representing our Faculty at the University of Zagreb Summit

The master thesis of Katarina Mandarić, M.Sc. “Intelligent management of lighting in a smart home”, mentor prof. Gordana Ježić, Ph.D., supervisior Pavle Skočir, Ph.D., was one of seven selected papers that FER presented at the University of Zagreb Summit. The event ran from November 21 to 23, 2019. It gives future students the chance to find

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We are part of the new founded Center for Artificial Intelligence

FER founded a new center, the Center for Artificial Intelligence, the first of its kind in Croatia, and the Laboratory for the Internet of Things is a member of the newly founded Center. The Center will be a central institution that will coordinate activities in the field of artificial intelligence development, as well as a

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Lecture at 5G day “IoT solutions for digital transformation of cities”

On the 23rd of September 2019, Ivana Podnar Žarko gave a lecture at a 5G day event organized by HAKOM called IoT Digital Solutions transformation of cities. She noted that we need interoperable IoT ecosystems to offer useful applications to citizens. A recording of the lecture is available at the following link.

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New course at FER “Internet of Things”

““Internet of Things”, a new course, has been introduced at FER in the academic year 2018./19. which was successfully passed by 30 FER graduate students in the summer semester. The course covers the IoT-stack completely, and the students had the opportunity (through laboratory exercises and the final project) to develop a complete solution, from networking of

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Award for Best Paper at the GIoTS2019 Meeting in Aarhus, Denmark

The scientific paper, our members were a part of, on the topic of interoperability for IoT platforms, representing the results of the H2020 symbIoTe project, was awarded for the best paper at the 2019 Global IoT Summit. The symbIoTe Solution for Semantic and Syntactic Interoperability of Cloud-based IoT Platforms Podnar Žarko, Ivana ; Mueller, Szymon

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Invited lecture at IoT Week in Aarhus, Denmark

The results of the H2020 symbIoTe research project gained significant visibility at this year’s IoT Week 2019 meeting in Aarhus, Denmark, which brought together a record 1,600 participants. Prof. dr. sc. Ivana Podnar Žarko gave an invited lecture as part of the keynote session „The Challenges of the IoT Cross-Domain Integration“ named „The symbIoTe Solution for Cross-Domain and

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