Paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia: Representing and Coding Light Field Images and Video

Paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia: Representing and Coding Light Field Images and Video

Our paper, “Steered Mixture-of-Experts for Light Field Images and Video: Representation and Coding“, has been accepted in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia Key observations: Introduction of a novel representation method for… Read more

Article accepted for publication in the Journal of Real-Time Image Processing: Pixel-level parallel rendering for images and light fields

Article accepted for publication in the Journal of Real-Time Image Processing: Pixel-level parallel rendering for images and light fields

Our article with the title “Highly Parallel Steered Mixture-of-Experts Rendering at Pixel-level for Image and Light Field Data” was recently accepted for publication in the Journal of Real-Time Image Processing…. Read more

Paper accepted at SPIE optics + photonics 2018: Light field video coding

Paper accepted at SPIE optics + photonics 2018: Light field video coding

We are pleased to announce that our paper “Steered Mixture-of-Experts for Light Field Video Coding” has been accepted.  It will be published in the proceedings of SPIE Optical Engineering and… Read more

Funding granted for imec.icon project ILLUMINATE

Funding granted for imec.icon project ILLUMINATE

ILLUMINATE – Interactive streaming and representation for totally immersive virtual reality applications Recent breakthroughs in capture and display technologies are leveraging highly immersive Virtual Reality (VR) applications. These emerging applications… Read more

Paper accepted at EUSIPCO 2018: Compression of 360° images

Paper accepted at EUSIPCO 2018: Compression of 360° images

We’re happy to announce that our paper “Steered Mixture-of-Experts Approximation of Spherical Image Data” has been accepted for presentation at EUSIPCO 2018! The paper will be presented in the Special… Read more

Funding granted for the Interaction Lab at De Krook

Funding granted for the Interaction Lab at De Krook

The advent of numerous digital technologies/devices has a profound impact on how people interact with each other, with their technologically enhanced context, and with increasingly interactive content. Technological advances also… Read more

Two papers accepted for PCS 2018! Modeling and Real-Time Rendering of Light Field Video

Two papers accepted for PCS 2018! Modeling and Real-Time Rendering of Light Field Video

Not one, but both light field video papers got accepted for Picture Coding Symposium 2018! Both papers discuss parts of Steered Mixture-of-Experts (SMoE). The main take-away messages are that We… Read more

SELVIE – Scalable, Efficient, and Low-delay Video Interaction during Events

SELVIE – Scalable, Efficient, and Low-delay Video Interaction during Events

The SELVIE project aims to increase the involvement of audiences at large-scale events. SELVIE wants to tap into the rising trend of increasing smartphone use on events. The project’s goal… Read more

Thomas Sikora of TU Berlin receives Google Faculty Research Award – recognition of joint work with IDLab-MEDIA (UGent-imec)

Prof. Thomas Sikora of Technical University Berlin received one of the prestigious 2016 Faculty Research Awards in the area of Machine Perception. The award was given to TU Berlin to… Read more

PRO-FLOW – Enabling Internet Video Streaming and Collaboration with Sub-Second Latency

PRO-FLOW – Enabling Internet Video Streaming and Collaboration with Sub-Second Latency

Online – fixed and mobile – video consumption is soaring. Due to the increasing usage of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, for instance, current global mobile video traffic… Read more