Industry


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We collaborate with a number of companies on developing computer vision techniques applied in industry. Such techniques lead to a highly automated production process, increasing the production speed, reliability and reducing the production costs.

We provide personalized and complete solutions for:

  - Production control based on the position and orientation of the product for grasping,   manipulation, etc.

  - Quality control at various stages in the manufacturing line that takes into account shape,   structure, distribution, colour, texture, etc. of the product, ensuring with a high accuracy   that quality standards are met.

  - Classification of products based on the criteria provided by you for:

    - Product selection

    - Customized manufacturing

    - Packaging, etc.

Medical


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We are involved in active collaborations with medical centres, aiming to develop novel techniques to better acquire, process and interpret medical data in various modalities (MRI, X-ray, optical, etc.).

  - We are developing new tools in the field of medical imaging, combining our experience   in computer imaging with that of our various collaborators in optical systems and medical   diagnosis, etc.

  - Our personnel has experience in research of image processing and analysis techniques   applied on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, X-ray/Computed Tomography and   Ultrasonography, and fusing such information in order to obtain more reliable medical   diagnosis.

  - Data-mining and statistical analysis techniques, in which we have extended experience,   were successfully applied in improving the early diagnosis process of potentially terminal   diseases.


3D reconstruction and mapping


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Our extended experience in techniques related to mapping and reconstruction provide the necessary basis for applications such as:

  - Mosaicing and 2D mapping of visual, acoustic, etc. data in order to obtain high-detail   composite maps.

  - 3D mapping of visual data obtained from one or multiple cameras with scientific such as   geographical and geological purposes, tourism, gaming, etc.

  - 3D reconstruction of objects, at big scale eg. building reconstruction or at small scale,   for design, prototyping and quality control, etc.


Media and surveillance


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In the latest years we have focused our R&D interest, among others, towards novel technologies with applications in image understanding and semantic classification. Our interest was materialized in in both research projects, pushing the envelope of the state-of-the-art; and collaborations with industry, where research ideas were implemented and tested.

The number applications for such techniques grows larger by the day, however, we should underline here:

  - Automatic classification, detection, identification of places, characters, and events in   multi-media videos for TV production, augmented reality, etc.

  - Real-time analysis of surveillance vaideos and detection of characters, vehicles, suspicious behaviour, events, etc.

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