Hydra is affilliated with the following programs and organisations:
The Hydra coordinater FhG FIT is a member of ARTEMISIA, the association for R&D actors in the field of ARTEMIS: Advanced Research & Technology for EMbedded Intelligence and Systems.
The Hydra middleware allows developers to create inclusive applications with a high degree of accessibility for all. The Hydra project supports the Commissions campaign: eInclusion - be part of it!
The Hydra project is part of the Cluster of European projects on the Internet of Things. The Cluster aims to promote a common vision of the Internet of Things.
Watch a demonstration of the Hydra middleware
Four videos are available which demonstrate some of the possibilities of the Hydra middleware: Energy Efficiency This video shows a demonstration of the The HydraGizer Energy Efficiency Demonstrator at CeBIT 2010 in Hannover. An Android-Phone, iPhone and a summary GUI are used to show the current energy consumption of different common household appliances instantly. Watch the video here. Healthcare In this healthcare scenario, the Hydra middleware makes it possible to integrate heterogeneous devices to a complex network thus optimising home healthcare services and self-management. Wacth the video here. Home automation A demonstration of how the Hydra middleware can be used to integrate virtual services an physical devices. Watch the video here. Home scenario A video of the demonstration of the Hydra middleware at CeBIT 2008. Watch the video here.