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    Gonzalo Safont receives the IEEE SMCS award for Outstanding PhD Thesis on Cybernetics


    Dr. Gonzalo Safont, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Signal Processing Group (GTS) of the Institute of Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications (iTeAM) has been awarded by the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMCS) as part of their Outstanding Thesis Grant Initiative. This worldwide program aims to recognize the outstanding students and young professional members of SMCS…

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    Radiating cell


    Researchers of the Institute of Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications (iTEAM) of the Universitat Poliècnica de València (UPV), have developed a new device that is able to increase the efficiency of satellites, reducing, at the same time, their cost. The radiating cell is a prototype that integrates the four typical beams of muti-spot beam satellites. Nowadays,…

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    A Phantom formulation patented by the Mobile Communications Group, published by the Innovation Radar program of the European Commission


    The patent “Synthetic Model of Biological Tissues for Evaluating the Wireless Transmission of Electromagnetic Waves” has been highlighted by the European Commission as one of the high-potential innovations funded by European Projects ( by means of the WIBEC project( This finding establishes a formulation that enables to reproduce accurately the electromagnetic properties of different tissues…

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    Daniel Pérez receives the COIT best Spanish PhD thesis award


    Dr. Daniel Pérez, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Photonic Research Labs of the Institute of Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications (iTEAM) has been awarded by COIT (the Spanish official association of telecommunication engineers) the prize to the best Spanish PhD thesis on Information and Communication Fundamentals and Basic Technologies, and their Applications. “His PhD thesis, entitled ‘Integrated…

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    PRL researchers develop optical sensors embedded in mattresses to detect sleep apnea


    A group of researchers from the Photonics Research Labs (PRL) of the iTEAM Research Institute has designed and implemented a set of fiber optic sensors that embedded in mattresses can monitor user’s movements and breathing in a non-invasive way. According to first laboratory tests, this device is very useful to track cardiopulmonary performance, what researchers…


The Institute of Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications (iTEAM) is a research center integrated in the Polytechnic City of Innovation, the new scientific park located at the Universitat Politècnica de València. The Institute performs its research and development (R&D) activities in the field of the Information Society Technologies (IST).

Research Areas

Multimedia Applications

Multimedia communications over IP networks: Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE). Spatial audio. Immersive television.

Wireless Communications

Technological solutions for Mobile communications systems and networks.


Optical communications of analog and digital signals. Radio-over-fiber systems. Quantum photonics.

Antennas, Microwaves and Propagation

Specific design of antennas and microwave communications devices. Space communication systems. Propagation and channel modeling.

Signal Processing

Digital processing of signals applied to: image, sound, communications, sensor data and biological data. Industrial and financial applications.

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