Opendata, web and dolomites


Deaf Smart Space

Total Cost €


EC-Contrib. €






 DSS project word cloud

Explore the words cloud of the DSS project. It provides you a very rough idea of what is the project "DSS" about.

shopping    24    smartphone    countries    museums    buildings    direct    25    accessible    obstacles    malls    dss    administrative    installed    2019    cooperation    environment    grow    public    instrument    world    deficiencies    signed    exclude    hard    disciplinary    vodafone    services    telefonica    08    iot    started    home    86    disruptive    atenzia    hardware    prevent    innovations    simply    space    plan    acquire    million    81    jobs    142    expressed    health    charges    encounter    10143    deaf    airports    seamlessly    service    corresponds    tele    worldwide    created    market    train    roll    households    foundation    provides    360    348    integrating    private    director    population    app    provider    ict    homes       assistance    addressable    trl    society    person    takes    partial    waiting    accessibility    3m    stations    indirect    plus    places    ground    cheaper    organization    hence    sales    trans    075    people    paired    interact    share    smart    hearing    couple    granted    sme    team    spain    hotels    sold    billion    president    respectively    9m    innovation    signal    paves   

Project "DSS" data sheet

The following table provides information about the project.


Organization address
postcode: 46181
website: n.a.

contact info
title: n.a.
name: n.a.
surname: n.a.
function: n.a.
email: n.a.
telephone: n.a.
fax: n.a.

 Coordinator Country Spain [ES]
 Project website
 Total cost 1˙969˙803 €
 EC max contribution 1˙343˙900 € (68%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.2.1.1. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies - Information and Communication Technologies (ICT))
2. H2020-EU.2.3.1. (Mainstreaming SME support, especially through a dedicated instrument)
 Code Call H2020-SMEINST-2-2016-2017
 Funding Scheme SME-2
 Starting year 2017
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2017-08-01   to  2019-05-31


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    FUSIO D'ARTS TECHNOLOGY SL ES (BENISANO) coordinator 1˙343˙900.00


 Project objective

Deaf people encounter several major obstacles that prevent them from seamlessly integrating in society and exclude them from many ICT services that a hearing person simply takes for granted. Hence, our trans-disciplinary team of hearing and deaf, started to develop ICT hardware, services and a smartphone App, which enable people with hearing deficiencies to more seamlessly interact with their environment. While our App is not at TRL 9, we plan to bring our innovations Deaf Smart Space-Home (DSS-Home) and Deaf Smart Space-Places (DSS-Places) to market within SME Instrument Phase 2. Deaf Smart Space-Home (DSS-Home), at TRL 7, provides accessibility in private homes, while Deaf Smart Space-Places (DSS-Places) at TRL 6 provides accessibility in public buildings such as administrative buildings, airports, train stations, hotels, museums, and shopping malls.

According to the World Health Organization, partial hearing loss affects 360 million worldwide and is likely to grow to 1 billion over the next couple of years. This, paired with advanced signal processing and IoT technology becoming cheaper and therefore more accessible to a large share of the population, paves the ground for our open disruptive Deaf Smart Space innovation.

We have 10143 App users from 142 countries, pre-sold 348 DSS-Homes, and have 25 DSS-Places waiting to be installed. Further, a cooperation agreement has been signed with Spain’s leading tele-assistance provider, Atenzia, to roll out DSS service to 100 000 households, while the President of Telefonica, as well as the General Director of the Vodafone Foundation expressed their interest to become DSS roll-out partners.

By the end of 2019, we aim to acquire 3.5%, 0.08% and 0.075% of the addressable hard hearing market in Spain, Europe and the US, respectively. This corresponds to hardware sales of 24.9M €, services charges of 1.3M €, 86 direct jobs created (30 of them for deaf), plus 81 indirect jobs created at our service and production partner.


List of deliverables.
Documentation of 3a learning loop testing, communication, and exploitation activities Documents, reports 2019-08-29 13:08:24
DSS-Home product in international sign language Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-08-29 13:08:13
Documentation of 3b learning loop testing, communication, and exploitation activities Documents, reports 2019-08-29 13:08:22
Documentation of 2a learning loop testing, communication, and exploitation activities Documents, reports 2019-02-26 15:19:49
DSS-Home product Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-02-26 15:19:51
Documentation of 2b learning loop testing, communication, and exploitation activities Documents, reports 2019-02-26 15:19:49
Documentation of 1st learning loop testing, communication, and exploitation activities Documents, reports 2019-02-26 15:19:50
DSS-Places installed in buildings Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-02-26 15:19:50

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of DSS deliverables.

Are you the coordinator (or a participant) of this project? Plaese send me more information about the "DSS" project.

For instance: the website url (it has not provided by EU-opendata yet), the logo, a more detailed description of the project (in plain text as a rtf file or a word file), some pictures (as picture files, not embedded into any word file), twitter account, linkedin page, etc.

Send me an  email ( and I put them in your project's page as son as possible.

Thanks. And then put a link of this page into your project's website.

The information about "DSS" are provided by the European Opendata Portal: CORDIS opendata.

More projects from the same programme (H2020-EU.2.1.1.;H2020-EU.2.3.1.)

Starcounter (2017)

In-Memory Computing and Artificial Intelligence Platform for Building Next Generation Enterprise Software

Read More  

scanvid (2017)

ScanVid - One-Click Integrated Access to Product-related Digital Content

Read More  

BioAhead (2017)

BioAhead – an innovative optimization algorithm for amino acid chain analytics

Read More