ETRO VUB
About ETRO  |  News  |  Events  |  Vacancies  |  Contact  
Home Research Education Industry Publications About ETRO
Crossing boundaries
with visionary
electronics & ict
NEWS

Erasmus+: Disaster Risk Reduction in the Indian Ocean Rim through GIS and Remote Sensing technology 10.12.2019

VUB has been awarded a Erasmus + Capacity Building in High Education project UN4DRR (2020-2023) to modernize Disaster Risk Reduction and Management curriculum in Indian Ocean Rim by integrating GIS and Remote Sensing technology. The project has a total budget of approx. 1M euros. Contract no. 609592-EPP-1-2019-1-BE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP, is coordinated by Jonathan C-W Chan from ETRO.

read more

Optrima-Softkinetics' (ongoing) success story 21.11.2019

The ETRO spin-off “Optrima-SoftKinetic Sensors” established in 2009, was sold in 2015 to SONY, and has meanwhile grown to 170-180 FTE, mainly high-tech employees. The image sensor technology developed within ETRO with 4 of Maarten Kuijk's PhD students was to provide 3D depth vision to robots and systems in general, in an alternative way.

These 3D time of flight sensors (3D-tof image sensors) are now “going places”, because they are standard built-in into about half of the high-end smartphones, to name a few,
• Huawei P30pro
• LG
• OPPO (Chinese market)
• Samsung Galaxy S10.
According to analysts, the iPhone will soon be next.

Sony Depthsensing Solutions is now also conducting LIDAR research for self-driving cars, and remains a stayer in the Brussels Region.
Daniel van Nieuwenhove, the first PhD student in 3D-tof research, is now CEO of this company.

read more

Best paper award @ BNAIC/BENELEARN 2019 06.11.2019

Abel Díaz Berenguer, Meshia Cédric Oveneke, Mitchel Alioscha-Perez and Hichem Sahli, from the ETRO-AVSP team, received the best paper award at the reference AI & ML conference for Belgium, Netherlands & Luxemburg, BNAIC/BENELEARN 2019. The paper, entitled “Paired supervised learning and unsupervised pretraining of CNN-architecture for violence detection in videos”, was selected as the best regular paper in the conference that took place in Brussels, Belgium, 6-8 November 2019.

more news ...

PUBLICATIONS

“Visual Quality Analysis of Judder Effect on Head Mounted Displays”

In 27th European Signal Processing Conference

read more

“PD-SOI: Enabling Adaptive RF Front-End Modules”

In SOI-3D-Subthreshold Microelectronics Unified Conference

read more

“The Pipeline Performance Model: A Generic Executable Performance Model for GPUs”

In PDP 2019

read more

“Global motion compensation for compressing holographic videos”

In Optics Express

read more

“JPEG Pleno: a standard framework for representing and signaling plenoptic modalities”

In SPIE Optics + Photonics 2018: Applications of Digital Image Processing XLI

read more

other recent publications ...

EVENTS

Currently no future events are planned.

past events ...

PRESS

04.08.2019

La caméra qui détecte l'invisible pour l'homme

Le Soir

23.05.2018

Imec toont tech voor de toekomst (Holografie, hdr-conversie, organs-on-a-chip)

tweakers.net

more press ...

STRUCTURAL COLLABORATIONS
       
       
       

- Contact person

- IRIS

- AVSP

- LAMI

- Contact person

- Thesis proposals

- ETRO Courses

- Contact person

- Spin-offs

- Know How

- Journals

- Conferences

- Books

- Vacancies

- News

- Events

- Press

Contact

ETRO Department

info@etro.vub.ac.be

Tel: +32 2 629 29 30

©2019 • Vrije Universiteit Brussel • ETRO Dept. • Pleinlaan 2 • 1050 Brussels • Tel: +32 2 629 2930 (secretariat) • Fax: +32 2 629 2883 • WebmasterDisclaimer