2014

News:

Di55erent wins Venture Kick prize

Di55erent was one of the four start-ups to win the Venture Kick prize. Congratulations, RK and Thomas! Check out their solutions uKeep!t, Swi5t, MakeSends.

19th International Workshop on Vision, Modelling and Visualization

Sabine Süsstrunk gave a plenary talk on “Opponent Color Revisited” at the 19th International Workshop on Vision, Modelling and Visualization, which took place in Darmstadt, Germany, October 8-10. 

A digital safe for sending confidential documents

Radhakrishna Achanta and Thomas Lochmatter’s start-up Di55erent provide solutions for end-to-end secure file transfer and cloud storage. They make the usage of the clouds secure against any unauthorised access of files stored on them. Check out their solutions ukeep!t, Swi5t, MakeSends.

Sabine Süsstrunk named Full Professor

Sabine Süsstrunk is named Full Professor of Communication Systems in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC).

The 2014 EyeEm Festival and Awards

The 2014 EyeEm Festival gathered photographers, publishers, engineers, journalists, creatives and digital strategists from all over the world to discuss and debate the future of photography. We participated in one panel discussion regarding the future of photography. EyeEm is using our computational aesthetics technology.

IS&T Fellowship for Sabine Süsstrunk

Sabine Süsstrunk has been awarded the status of Fellow by the Society of Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T)

Digital Humanities 2014

The most important Digital Humanities Conference will take place at EPFL and UNIL, July 7-12. There will be interesting talks on a varietly of topics. The registration deadline is July 5th. 

All about Imaging: Transactions

Sabine Süsstrunk gave a talk on “Computational aesthetics” at the “All about Imaging: Transactions” Symposium, University of Westminster, UK.   

Philips Research Eindhoven

Sabine Süsstrunk gave a talk about our group’s research projects at Philips Research, Eindhoven, NL. 

IEEE International Conference on Computational Photography

Zahra Sadeghipoor presented a poster on “Compressive Acquisition of Color and Near-infrared Images” at the International Conference on Computational Photography.

sight.io acquired by EyeEm

Our spin-off sight.io, headed by Appu Shaji, was acquired by EyeEm, a photo sharing and discover app that is up and coming! (Forbes considered it one of the Hottest Global Startups in 2013). Appu is now working his magic for EyeEm in Berlin. Stay Tuned! 

Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships

Zahra Sadeghipoor received one of the prestigious Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships. Congratulations, Zahra! 

University of Geneva, Dental School

Sabine Süsstrunk gave an invited talk on “CIE Colorimetry” at the University of Geneva’s Dental School.

IIT Kanpur, India

Sabine Süsstrunk gave an invited talk on “Opponent Colors Revisited” in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Kanpur, India. 

20th National Conference on Communications, IIT Kanpur, India

Sabine Süsstrunk gave a plenary talk on “Moving Beyond RGB” at the 20th National Conference on Communications, IIT Kanpur, India. 

Swi5t receives a 2014 EPFL Innogrant

Radhakrishna Achanta and Thomas Lochmatter’s spin-off swi5t that offers smart document encryption solutions received a 2014 EPFL Innogrant. Congratulations, RK and Thomas! 

26th IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Symposium

Ying Song presented her Master semester project entitled “An Interactive Tool for Gamut Masking” at the 26th IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Symposium. 

Color

26th IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Symposium

Florian Savoy presented his Master Thesis project entitled “Recovering Badly Exposed Objects From Digital Photos Using Internet Images“. This research was conducted during Florian’s internship at the Advanced Digital Sciences Center, Singapore.

9th International Conference on Computer VIsion Theory and Applications (VISAPP), 2014