Institute for Infocomm Research (I²R)

Features and Innovations

How safe is your data?

31 May 17

A diverse group of researchers is leading efforts to ensure that digital information remains secure, however and wherever it is used

Big data detectives

02 November 16

A*STAR researchers are bringing big data genome analytics to Singapore

Smart data, smart city

27 July 16

A*STAR researchers are designing a data-exchange platform that can act as a city’s dashboard

A future vision for media

06 June 12

A*STAR’s Snap2Tell image recognition technology is at the forefront of new media applications for mobile phone and iPad users

The key to data freedom

30 March 11

The iTwin device developed at A*STAR is a conceptual breakthrough in data security and portability providing easy, secure access to remotely stored files

Ushering in a new multimedia era

21 July 10

A*STAR’s Scalable Multimedia Platform promises a next-generation entertainment experience based on a more sophisticated and adaptable media coding, management and delivery system

Display technology gets a shot of realism

17 February 10

Inspired by cerebral physiology, scientists at the A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research are developing a display technology and system that will make it possible to show high dynamic range images on conventional displays based on gaze tracking.

Research Highlights

Cryptography: Not so complex

18 May 16

The complexity and security of a widely-used cryptography scheme are proven much lower than previously thought

Robotics: Who’s the master?

16 December 15

Continuous adaptation makes for more natural interactions between robots and humans in shared tasks

Robotics: Navigating the unknown

07 October 15

A computer algorithm that copies the navigation functionality of humans and animals helps robots navigate unfamiliar spaces

Neuroscience: Predicting stroke recovery

05 June 13

By monitoring brain connections in their resting state, researchers show that rehabilitation based on brain–computer interfaces could be superior to robot-assisted programs

Fiber optics: One and only

17 August 11

The transmission quality of an optical fiber can now be tested without the need to take measurements at both ends

Antennas: An answer unfolds

12 May 10

Distributing the components of printed wideband antennas across multiple stacked layers reduces their size by some 25%