Title ANGELS - Augmented Network GEnerating Learning for Safety
Project Number 518015-LLP-1-2011-1-IT-LEONARDO-LMP
Project Type Development of Innovation
Country EU-Centralised Projects
Marketing Text The main goal of ANGELS is to create an Augmented Reality training system, that provides training on the job, tutoring, retraining and updating about safety and prevention within work environments.
Summary ANGELS is focused on Health and Safety at workplace that is an issue of strategic importance for all organizations in a cross cultural dimension. In 2006, there were 3 715 work-related fatalities in the EU (source: Eurostat). In a six years study (2002-2007), the rate of fatal injury for the large member states has shown a mixed picture, while the average EU rate has shown a slight downward trend (source: HSE). According with the ultimate European strategy about safety, the issue involves a number of different levels: an individual one as learning behaviors, internalize values, develop awarness, personal commitment and responsibility.
Description ANGELS use Augmented Reality, an immersive tecnique, that reverse the paradigm of traditional education, enhancing learning process. It will last for 24 months. The work will begin with a study of user requirements - needs analysis in health context as hospital, followed by the definition of the scenario and training methodology and the implementation of required software and hardware components. An initial version of the system will be subjected to a pilot study to eliminate technical problems and guarantee usability. This will take place on four sites in Spain, Italy, Czech Republic and France with 10 users/site. After that a large scale trial will be organize to experiment and evaluate the system and methodology effectiveness and usability.
Open and distance learning
Public Administration and Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Human Health and Social Work Activities
Product Types others
Product information Angels aims to build a system based on augmented reality that can perform various functions related to adult safety education. All this functions are integrated directly in work place, enable the trainees to interact with their own environment and the risks within.