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VR-Together at IBC 2019

VR-Together at IBC 2019   The VR-Together project got a chance to showcase some of the developed VR technologies at the 2019 International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), which took place between the 13th and 17th of September, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The VR-Together project focused on the real-time photo-realistic 3D capture and the integration of a live-avatar into a several minutes scenario. The booth attendance was high and the project got lots of feedback from industry leaders, researchers and tech wanderers who…

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Mr. Anastasios Dimou and Dr. Petros Daras are co-chairs of the ISCRAM 2020 track “Technologies for First Responders”

Mr. Anastasios Dimou and Dr. Petros Daras are co-chairs of the ISCRAM 2020 track “Technologies for First Responders”     Today’s First Responders (FR) are using technology of the past. During their primary mission of saving lives and preserving society’s safety and security, FRs face a multitude of challenges. In both small scale emergencies and large scale disasters, they often deal with life-threatening situations, hazardous environments, uncharted surroundings and limited awareness. Threats and hazards evolve rapidly, crossing municipalities, regions and…

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DANTE project webinar (organized by ILEAnet H2020 Coordination, with INTERPOL support)

DANTE project webinar (organized by ILEAnet H2020 Coordination, with INTERPOL support)   Dr. Georgios Th. Papadopoulos will provide a webinar on the developed solutions of DANTE (Detecting and ANalysing TErrorist-related online contents and financing activities) security project. Date: Wednesday 11 September 2019, 12.30 until 13.30 (CEST) Connection details: Registration required Keywords: financial investigations, data mining, terrorism, Deep Web, Dark nets Target audience: Law Enforcement Agencies members, Security Researchers, digital specialists, data analysts, terrorism analysts ILEAnet H2020 Webinars bridge Practitioners and…

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VCL Co-organizes the ICVS 2019 UAV4S Workshop

VCL Co-organizes the ICVS 2019 UAV4S Workshop   The Workshop on Vision-enabled UAV and counter-UAV technologies for surveillance and security of critical infrastructures (UAV4S) will be hosted by the 12th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS 2019), which will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 23-25 September 2019. Dr. Dimitrios Zarpalas is co-organizer of the Workshop. The workshop aims to stimulate research activities towards current technological advances and challenges about the development of UAV vision embedded technologies for surveillance…

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FANDANGO Project Featured in ICWA Article “Can AI change the game for fake news?”

Can AI change the game for fake news?                       The Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) has published an article, written by Amanda Mikesell, regarding fake news. The article features the FANDANGO Project, the goal of which is to help journalists in the verification and fact-checking process of news pieces. Read the full article here.

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Dr. Dimitropoulos and Dr. Daras are Frontiers Media Guest Editors of the Research Topic “Artificial Intelligence and Human Movement in Industries and Creation”

Dr. Kosmas Dimitropoulos and Dr. Petros Daras are Frontiers Media guest editors of the research topic “Artificial Intelligence and Human Movement in Industries and Creation”   Recent advances in human motion sensing technologies and machine learning have enhanced the potential of Artificial Intelligence to improve our quality of life, increase productivity and reshape multiple industries, including cultural and creative industries. In order to achieve this goal, humans must remain at the centre of Artificial Intelligence and AI should learn from…

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Dr. Zarpalas and Dr. Daras are Guest Editors of Sensors Special Issue “Sensors Fusion for Human-Centric 3D Capturing”

Dr. Dimitrios Zarpalas and Dr. Petros Daras are guest editors of the upcoming Sensors special issue titled “Sensors Fusion for Human-Centric 3D Capturing”   This Special Issue tries to capture the recent advances in 3D capture technology by fusing data from multiple sensors (be it cameras, inertial, infrared or depth sensors) to produce high-quality 3D human representations (i.e., 3D motion, shape, appearance, performance, and activity). It invites contributions that address multi-sensor and multi-modal information fusion with the aim of capturing…

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Visual Computing Lab

The focus of the Visual Computing Laboratory is to develop new algorithms and architectures for applications in the areas of 3D processing, image/video processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, bioinformatics and medical imaging.

Contact Information

Dr. Petros Daras, Principal Researcher Grade Α
1st km Thermi – Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece
P.O.Box: 60361
Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 156)
Fax: +30 2310 464164
Email: daras@iti.gr