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Nødetater. Illustrasjonsfoto: Statens vegvesen.
Emergency

Prototypes for the smart road technology of tomorrow may be tested out on North Norwegian roads. Norut wants to provide the emergency services with a better understanding of situations before they arrive.

When seniors stretch to reach an apple on the screen, they get more movement in their arms. This 91-year-old enjoys exercising. Photo: Ellen Brox.
Exergames

Game technology can prevent seniors from falling and improve their balance, strength and coordination. But the games must be designed completely differently than those for young people, a new study shows.

Calving glacier. Photo: Norut drone.
Arctic

Five research scientists from Norut had outdoor offices at Ny-Ålesund last week. Equipped with ground radar and drones, they were involved with four projects. Read on for a brief overview.

Luis Fernandez Luque presented his PhD thesis at UiT The Arctic University of Norway on October 24, 2014.
PhD

Good tips for better health are only a few keystrokes away, but much of the health information available on the internet is harmful or downright dangerous. How does one distinguish between sound and good information and information that makes the pain worse?

View from Noruts stand at the AAL Conference in Bucuresti. Photo: Gunn Evertsen, Norut.
Exergame

FarmUp is a new Kinect exergame for senior citizens developed in Tromsø. The game generated considerable interest when Norut research scientists recently presented it to a European audience.

Around 80 mobile phones clapped in rhythm using new technology for motion on the web.

Old people have fun staying in shape with video games. Scientists now want to develop suitable games.

NoCry is one of three projects with Norwegian participants leading the way in European regional development – and Norut and Norinnova are participating.

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