Amounting to € 229,291.57 in total investment, the project SenseTiles is aimed fundamentally at developing ceramic tiles with non-visible sensors, which allow the switches of a variety of electrical devices to be operated without contact.
Switching on lights, opening/closing taps, making emergency calls are standard actions redesigned for the future.
It has QREN funding, under the Operational Programme Factors of Competitiveness, of € 144,212.32, granted under the European Regional Development Fund.
The project had a duration of 18 months, starting in January 2013 and finishing in June 2014, and involved the leading promoter Revigrés – Indústria de Revestimentos de Grés, Lda. and co-promoters, CTCV – Centro Tecnológico da Cerâmica e do Vidro and INTELLIHOUSE, Lda.