Tapir Lab. gets funded by Presidency of Defence Industries two times in a row!

The signing ceremony of Tapir Lab.’s second project “Autonomous Discovery, Guidance and Navigation with Collaborative Robots (ROBO-TİM)” has been hosted by Presidency of Defence Industry at the 13th of January. ROBO-TİM has been initiated to develop a cognitive swarm ability which is supported by artificial intelligence for the coordinated task execution of UAVs and UGVs. After KAŞİF, ROBO-TİM has become Tapir Lab.’s second project which is funded by the Presidency of Defence Industry. For more details please visit official page of PDI. (in Turkish)

Announcement video of R&D Studies of Presidency of Defence Industries. (in Turkish)

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Kaşif, developed by Tapir Lab., has been officially announced by The Minister of Industry and Technology, Mr. Varank in The Parliament Budget Gathering.

During the meetings of the 2020 Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM)’s Planning and Budget Committee, Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank presented the ongoing and completed projects. In this presentation, Multidimensional Radio Communication Signal Analysis Platform (KAŞİF) mentioned in the ongoing projects related to Artifical Intelligence. Kaşif has been developed by Ticaret EE in collaboration with TUBITAK Informatics and Information Security Research Center (BİLGEM). Ticaret EE has completed the key component Kaşif. The component has been tested in real world environments under challenging conditions and operated successfully. KAŞİF will be completed in February 2020.

(in Turkish)

Tapir Lab. @Presidency of Defense Industries Workshop!

Tapir Lab. attended the workshop organized by The Presidency of Defence Industries in Ankara, Turkey, on November 8th, 2019 along with several important shareholders active in defense industries. Beside attending the workshop, Tapir Lab. shared its results and real field performance output successfully as well for the project that is funded by The Presidency of Defence Industries.

The IEEE 16th Multi-Conference on Signals Systems and Devices was held in Sutluce!

SSD’19, Sutluce, Istanbul, Turkey

The IEEE 16th Multi-Conference on Signals Systems and Devices ( SSD’19 ) was hosted by Istanbul Commerce University and Tapir Lab. at Sütlüce, Istanbul, Turkey from 21st to 24th of March, 2019. During the conference 4 plenary sessions, 4 keynote lectures and 28 oral sessions was held.

SSD’19 multi-conference is organized to include 4 conferences covering different fundamental and applied aspects:

  1. “Int. Conf. on Systems, Automation & Control” (SAC)
  2. “Int. Conf. on Conference on Power Systems & Smart Energies” (PSE)
  3. “Int. Conf. on Communication, Signal Processing & Information Technology” (CSP)
  4. “Int. Conf. on Sensors, Circuits and Instrumentation Systems” (SCI)

SSD’19 secretariat has received 249 submissions from 28 countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, P.R. China, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA. Each paper has been reviewed by at least two reviewers of the program committee which consisted of more than 100 scientists from more than 30 countries. Only 144 papers have been accepted.

SSD’19 was the largest conferece hosted by Istanbul Commerce University and organized by Tapir Lab. Specialists from different countries gathered together to discuss and present novalities in the field of signals, systems and devices. Also, SSD’19 provided the possibility of meeting with engineers and scientist to the students of Istanbul Commerce University.

Tapir Lab. took active part in various ways in SSD’19 including transportation, accommodation, organization handling, logistics, and gala dinner. SSD’19 has been a great success for Tapir Lab. as well!

Tapir Lab. @ TAMU

Sezer Can Tokgöz, a former Tapir Lab. member in EE Department at Istanbul Commerce University (ICU), has been accepted into Ph.D. program with full-scholarship in EE Department at Texas A&M University at College Station, TX. Sezer Can Tokgöz, as being both EE undergraduate and graduate level student at ICU, will be pursuing his Ph.D. studies along with Scott Miller and Khalid Qaraqe who are the two prominent researchers in the field of wireless communications and statistical signal processing. EE Department would like to congratulate him and Tapir Lab. and appreciate the effort he put in on the projects carried out in both EE Department and Tapir Lab. during his time in here!

A complete interview with Sezer Can Tokgöz could be found on this link {in Turkish}.

Istanbul Development Agency granted Tapir Lab.

Tapir Lab. have been granted by Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA in Turkish) under the financial support for “Innovative and Creative Istanbul” chapter with the project entitled “Istanbul Digital Forensic Laboratory.”

Under the supervision of Rector’s Office at Istanbul Commerce University, Tapir Lab. will be the lead and coordinator of the project whose partnership includes:

  • Governorship Of Istanbul
  • Istanbul Chamber Of Commerce
  • Turkish Informatics Industry Association
  • International Cybersecurity Federation

along with the main technical participant, Volfram Information Technologies Trade. Co. Ltd.

First milestone for Kaşif!

Tapir Lab. successfully passed the first progress period of “Kaşif,” funded by The Undersecretariat for Defence Industries. Tapir Lab. exhibited a prototype operating in real-time in a real tactical field on July 31st, 2018. The prototype developed demonstrated a great real world field performance. Next stage of the project has already begun and prototype is being accessorized with extra features.