Report on the 23.09.2020
Conference on 23.09.2020 at RWTH Aachen University
On 23 September 2020, a conference was held at RWTH-Aachen University in cooperation with the RWTH Aachen Innovation Factory. The full capabilities of the i-ris HEAD were demonstrated during the presentation of the first results of a feasibility study.
We would like to express our sincere thanks to the Excellence Start Up Center North Rhine-Westphalia and Innovation GmbH for their financial support.
Stellar i-ris accompanies Galileo
The Galileo Reporter, Jan Stremmel, will attempt to travel across Germany for 48 hours without sleep. Our team will accompany him in his research on the subject of fatigue and what can be done about it.
Our measuring device, i-ris HEAD, is capable of measuring fatigue in humans - for the first time worldwide. On his way from Munich via Nuremberg, Leipzig to Berlin, our team regularly measures his physical constitution (fatigue). A high-resolution and mega-fast camera records the pupil light reflex of the left eye, while different light pulses appear in front of the right eye. By means of highly developed algorithms and a neural network, the evaluation is based on biomarkers.
The road-trip is accompanied by the new ProSieben format “Wer schläft verliert“ (He who sleeps loses) (Celebrity Challenge and Live Show on 14 March from 8:15 p.m.). The first clip, with a demonstration and explanation of the i-ris HEAD, can be seen on www.galileo.tv/mediathek/ from Thursday, 5 March 2020. From 11 March 2020, Jan Stremmel’s road trip can be followed live via the ProSieben homepage and social networks.
Moonlight Flap Raising Course: 24h Operation Marathon
The institute for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at RWTH Aachen University under the direction of Univ. Prof. Dr. Dr. Hölzle hosted the Moonlight Flap Raising course for operating doctors. Three members of the Stellar i-ris team where measuring the participants for signs of tiredness, meaning how their reaction ability changed over the course of 24 hours. It was shown, how fatigue, due to high concentration of the surgeons, has impacted their reaction time. A day full of interesting experiences and higly valuable results.
EU - Horizon 2020 Program
After the succesful application for the Horizon 2020 program of the European Commission, the i-ris project was funded to develop a measurement device able to detect differences in "neuronal fitness". Since then, the high precision device i-ris HEAD is in development. Late 2020, the fully functional device was succesfully finished and is ready to be used.