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Two new senior researchers and research groups at Idiap Jul 09, 2014
The Idiap Research Institute is proud to announce that 2 new senior researchers have recently joined the research team. Sylvain Calinon and Michael Liebling will reinforce, complement and develop the Institute’s expertise and competencies in human-robot interaction and computational bioimaging.
Darshan Santani wins Best Student Entry Award at WebScience Data Visualization Challenge 2014 Jul 07, 2014
Darshan Santani (PhD student working with Daniel Gatica-Perez at the Social Computing Group) received the Best Student Entry Award at the Data Visualization Challenge of the ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci), in Bloomington, Indiana, Jun. 23-26, 2014.
Fighting crime through innovation in the field of speaker identification focus of expert meeting hosted by INTERPOL Jun 16, 2014
LYON, France – Developing a Privacy by Design solution in voice biometrics to combat all forms of transnational crime was the focus of the first Speaker Identification Integrated Project (SIIP) meeting hosted by INTERPOL.
KeyLemon awarded with the CTI Start-up label Jun 16, 2014
KeyLemon offers computer access solutions based on speech and face recognition.
Silicon Valley Award for ICC’2013 winner POWZY Jun 03, 2014
TiE50 is an annual awards program keenly contested by thousands of technology start-ups worldwide. One of this year’s winners is Powzy, winner of the ICC’2013.
Biometric identification: there is still progress to be made May 23, 2014
Today, accessing your computer with the help of facial recognition is possible. However, by wearing a particularly realistic mask, one can fool certain biometric identification systems and open a session through another person’s identity.
New opening for a PhD position on "Computer vision and Machine Learning" Jul 21, 2014
The Idiap Research Institute, affiliated with École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, seeks one PhD student to develop original techniques for object tracking in videos.
New opening for a PhD position on "Automatic speech recognition beyond hidden Markov Models" Jul 16, 2014
We invite applications for a PhD position at the Idiap Research Institute in automatic speech recognition (ASR), with the goal of improving Hidden Markov (HMM)-based state-of-the-art systems, in the context of a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
New opening for an internship position on "Cross-lingual prosody modeling" Jul 16, 2014
Speech to speech translation is able to translate speech from one language to another. Although the quality varies, we can expect to see the accuracy increase in the coming years. However, the speaking style and emotion in the speech is typically not translated. These aspects of speech are carried mainly by prosody, meaning features such as pitch, intensity and duration.
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The 2013 Annual Report is out Jun 03, 2014
Messages - Research - Network - Faces - Finances - Organization - Scientific inserts.
The first European research center on Biometrics and Testing has opened its doors in Martigny Switzerland Apr 10, 2014
A European first in Martigny Apr 04, 2014
The Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing is born!
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