The Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPVLC) is a dynamic, innovative public institution, dedicated to research and teaching. UPV is comprised of 15 centres. Today, over 42.000 members integrate our academic community: 37.800 of these are students, 2600 are teachers and 1700 belong to the administration and services personnel.
The Distributed Real Time Systems Lab (DRTSL) belongs to the Communications Department (CD) the more important one within the UPV in terms of research projects development.
The Distributed Real Time Systems Lab (DRTSL) has large expertise in the following research lines: Friendly Force Tracking (FFT) systems design and development, Video surveillance systems design and development, Systems integration and Satellite communications. DRTSL put the focus in the development of FFT systems with the value-added feature of multimedia streaming data, sensors integration and full equipment of the dismounted units’ development.
UPV has developed SIMACOP system which has been acquired by the Spanish army as official FFT system in 2009 and it is fully deployed in both Afghanistan and Lebanon.