Current Projects

WRITE

IT assisted search and comparison of handwritings IT based solution which allows for the search of similar handwritings to expedite the identification of unknown writers by handwriting experts. Law enforcement agencies possess an extensive collection of handwritten documents. This includes for example documents belonging to open cases and reference samples from suspects and prisoners. Yet, … Continue reading WRITE

KIIS

Artificial Intelligence in the Penal System Ensuring security and order in Austrian prisons is a core task of the penal system. In particular, the protection of persons directly involved in the prison system, i.e. inmates and staff, against physical and psychological violence is of essential importance. In 2019, there was an average of one physical … Continue reading KIIS

Good Brother

Network on Privacy-Aware Audio- and Video-Based Applications for Active and Assisted Living Europe faces crucial challenges regarding health and social care due to the demographic change and current economic context. Active and Assisted Living (AAL) are a possible solution to face them. AAL aims at improving health, quality of life, and wellbeing of older, impaired … Continue reading Good Brother

Poster Project

The Vienna City Library is one of the most important scholarly libraries with a special focus on Vienna. It has also  350,000 posters – the largest collection in Austria – as well as an extensive documentation in the form of newspaper clippings and historical photographs. For details see the Online Catalogue Plakatsammlung | Wienbibliothek im … Continue reading Poster Project

SYMETRIC

SYMETRIC (SYstematic MEasurement of TRacks and Infrastructure Components) Several railways modernization projects Europe-wide are currently in the planning and rollout phase. These modernizations focus on the replacement of outdated relay-based interlocking blocks by solid state interlocking blocks, as well as the rollout of ETCS Level 2 (European Train Control System). The planning and design of … Continue reading SYMETRIC

SyntheticCabin

Simulation of vehicle interiors for the efficient development of driver/occupant monitoring systems The goal of this project is a cost and time efficient simulation workflow for the development of applications for environmental analysis for the vehicle interior. Our innovative approach simulates complex dynamic vehicle interior scenarios (e.g. generation and animation of 3D person models, materials … Continue reading SyntheticCabin

aistream

Learned Image Compression With more than 85% of all global internet traffic, image and video data make up the majority of information transmitted via the internet. In particular, the growing market of streaming services together with an increase in video quality are making the availability of highly efficient image and video compression methods a necessity … Continue reading aistream

NET4AGE-FRIENDLY

  International Interdisciplinary Network on Smart Healthy Age-friendly Environments To promote social inclusion, independent living and active and healthy ageing in society, the NET4AGE-FRIENDLY COST Action will establish an international and interdisciplinary network of researchers and stakeholders from all sectors. Its aim is to foster awareness, and to support the creation and implementation of smart, … Continue reading NET4AGE-FRIENDLY