EXPO FCT

EXPO FCT is an open house day at FCT/UNL in which high school students from all over the country come to visit the university. Each department offers a set of activities, which consist of demonstrations of the work developed at the university.

  • 2018 - The VisualSpeech Sibilants Game will be demonstrated at the Dep. of Computer Science, 11/April/2018.
  • 2017 - The VisualSpeech Sustained Phoneme Game was one of the activities offered at the Dep. of Computer Science.
  • 2014 - The VisualSpeech interactive environment was demonstrated at the Dep. of Computer Science.

  • Visit from Almada's Mayor to FCT.UNL Campus, 24 Nov 2017

    The VisualSpeech Sibilants Game was demonstrated at the Dep. of Computer Science during the Presidente da Câmara de Almada's visit to the campus.


    European Researchers Night

  • 2017 - The VisualSpeech Sibilants Game was demonstrated at Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência, Lisboa, 29/Sept/2017.
  • 2016 - The VisualSpeech Sustained Phoneme Game was demonstrated at Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência, Lisboa, 30/Sept/2016.
  • Pictures, movies and interviews (SIC and Antena1) of the event:

    Recording Antena1



    Movimento Código Portugal, Pavilhão do Conhecimento, 11 Dec 2016

    Marta Lopes' work on serious games for the sustained vowel exercise was demonstrated at Movimento Código Portugal, Lisboa.

    Marta Lopes and Ivo Anjos with Secretária de Estado Maria Fernanda Rollo

    Best Poster Award - ACE, Nov 2016

    Marta Lopes work "A voice-controlled serious game for the sustained vowel exercise" received the Best Poster Award at the International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, Osaka, Japan.


    iTF - 3rd Speech Therapy Symposium/III Simpósio de Terapia da Fala, Nov 2016

    The team members Margarida Grilo and Isabel Guimarães were part of the organizing committee for the 3rd Speech Therapy Symposium, with the theme "The new technologies in speech therapy". The symposium's goal was to discuss the impact of the technologic evolution in therapy intervention and future diagnosis.

    The following presentations and demonstrations were given by the team members Carla Viegas, Marta Lopes and Ivo Anjos:

    • Carla Viegas presented "Intelligent personal assistantes: How na IPA could improve your workflow as a speech therapist".
    • Marta Lopes presented "A voice-controlled serious game for the sustained vowel exercise" and demonstrated her work at the TECH Market show.
    • Ivo Anjos demonstrated his work on "Intensive therapy: games for training fricative consonants at home" at the TECH Market show.

    Pictures of the event:


    RIs Workshop | CMU Portugal, Sept 2016

    The BioVisualSpeech project was presented by João Magalhães at the RIs Workshop | CMU Portugal, Lisbon.


    NOVA LINCS Workshop, May 2016

    The BioVisualSpeech project was presented by Sofia Cavaco at the NOVA LINCS External Advisory Board Meeting/Workshop.


    Innovation Research Lab Exhibition at Medical Valley Center Erlangen, July 2016

    Carla Viegas presented her work on decision support systems for speech and language therapy at the Innovation Research Lab Exhibition, Medical Valley Center Erlangen, Germany.


    World Student Meeting on Speech and Language Therapy, 6-8 July 2015

    Three team members, João Magalhães, Mariana Diogo and Ricardo Carrapiço participated in the World Student Meeting on Speech and Language Therapy, Leiria, Portugal, 6-8 July 2015. The two following presentations were given:

  • Mariana Diogo presented "An interactive computer environment to motivate children in speech and language therapy" by A. Grossinho, M. Diogo, J. Magalhães, S. Cavaco.
  • Ricardo Carrapiço presented "Enabling Non-intrusive Facial-Anthropometry in Speech Language Therapy" by R. Carrapiço, M. Grilo, I. Guimarães, S. Cavaco, J. Magalhães.

  • Festival In, 2014

    Festival IN is the main event on innovation and creativity that takes place in the Iberian Peninsula. VisualSpeech was one of the few projects selected to represent Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCT/UNL).

    Pictures of the event: