Scientists of US receive appreciation in Geneva

An invention of the scientists of the Faculty of Computer Science and Materials Science of the University of Silesia received appreciation during the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva – Geneva Inventions, which took place from 10th to 14th April 2019 in Switzerland. Dr Paweł Janik, mgr inż. Michał Pielka and dr Małgorzata Janik received a bronze medal awarded by an international jury, as well as a special award of the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) for developing a broadcasting method for Bluetooth Low Energy transmitters.

Bronze medal awarded to scientists from the University of Silesia at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva – Geneva Inventions
 

Geneva Inventions is one of the biggest European events, during which inventors from around the world meet with representatives of industry and of the world of business. Solutions presented at the fair are also evaluated by dozens of experts. At the stand prepared by the Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers (Stowarzyszenie Polskich Wynalazców i Racjonalizatorów), 13 solutions were presented, 6 of which were selected in the "Student-Inventor" competition organized for 9 years by the Kielce University of Technology. During the fair, the University of Silesia was represented by the laureate of the competition, PhD student mgr inż. Michał Pielka.

The invention was applied in the breathing monitor – a multifunctional device allowing to control various parameters related to the respiratory system and locomotor activity, such as strength or frequency of the breath, as well as the pulse and the change of the child's body position, and much more. The invention presented in Geneva implements several patent applications and industrial designs of national and European scope. You can read more about the breathing monitor at the website of the University of Silesia.
 

Dr Małgorzata Janik, dr Paweł Janik and mgr inż. Michał Pielka present the breathing monitor in which the awarded broadcasting method for Bluetooth Low Energy transmitters was utilized.
Photo: US Press Section

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