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Data protection, privacy rights and biometrics Feb 03, 2017
Swiss Distance Learning University launches the only online training programme in Europe
L'Idiap participe à la journée "Futur en tous genres" Nov 14, 2016
Chaque année, l’Office cantonal de l’égalité et de la famille organise la journée « Futur en tous genres », anciennement « Osez tous les métiers ». Le but est de faire découvrir aux enfants les différentes possibilités d’avenir professionnel en n’ayant aucun a priori sur ces dernières.
Idiap’s SenseCityVity project presented at the House of Switzerland in Mexico Nov 08, 2016
An innovative project on mobile sensing and youth participation between Switzerland and Mexico will be presented on November 8 at the House of Switzerland in Mexico, Mexico City.
Awards ceremony for the big giveaway of Idiap’s 25th anniversary Oct 17, 2016
On Saturday, October 15th, the winners of the giveaway of Idiap’s 25 years-anniversary celebrations were invited to the Institute to collect their prizes.
Idiap will participate in a Round Table discussion: Biometrics – a tool for cybersecurity? Oct 05, 2016
Between comfort, security and protection of our private lives: where is technology at? What are possible applications? Where is my data? What are my rights? What may I do and what not?
Venez aider la science au stand 1103 à la Foire du Valais. Sep 30, 2016
L'Institut de recherche Idiap et le centre suisse de biométrie vous présenteront leur technologie.
Idiap's "5 to 6": discover the activities of the Idiap Research Institute the second Wednesday of each month Jun 02, 2016
Did you already ask yourself what goes on behind the walls of the Idiap Research Institute in Martigny? Are you, for example, interested in new technologies related to the world of robotics, biometrics or speech processing? Would you like to learn more about it?
Fin des projets étoiles mais continuation de Valais*Wallis Digital Jun 01, 2016
Le projet, Valais*Wallis Digital, mis sur pieds par l'Idiap avait été sélectionné comme projet étoile du bicentenaire de l'entrée du Valais dans la Confédération. L'année 2015 s'étant écoulée, un événement officiel réunissant tous les partenaires du projet a eu lieu pour présenter les résultats et se remémorer les bons moments autour de ce projet.
The Valais*Wallis Digital platform contributes to the Web Archives of Switzerland Jan 26, 2016
The Valais*Wallis Digital web portal was selected by the Swiss National Library (NL) to be part of the Swiss Web Archives
The Swiss National Library (NL) archives the website of the star-projet Valais*Wallis Digital Jan 14, 2016
Within the framework of the project Swiss Web Archives, the NL – in collaboration with the cantonal libraries and specialized Swiss libraries – pursues for some time now the objective of documenting the evolution of Internet sites over the years and decades. The aim is to conserve these websites in order to make them available in the long run.
The Who’s who of biometrical standards meets up at Idiap from January 11-19, 2016 Jan 11, 2016
The Idiap Research Institute and the Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing of Martigny welcome this week the ISO working groups in the field of biometrics.
L'Idiap participe à la journée "Osez tous les métiers" Nov 16, 2015
Chaque année, l’Office cantonal de l’égalité et de la famille organise la journée « Osez tous les métiers ». Le but est de faire découvrir aux enfants les différentes possibilités d’avenir professionnel en n’ayant aucun apriori sur ces dernières.
The 2014 Annual Report is out Jun 19, 2015
Messages - Research - Network - Faces - Finances - Organization - Scientific inserts.
The card game Valais*Mania just arrived in Valais Mar 09, 2015
Last Friday, the cards and boxes of the Valais*Mania, card game of the star-project Valais*Wallis Digital (www.valais-digital.ch) that wants to celebrate Valais’ 2015 bicentenary by digitalizing the collective memory of the canton, have been delivered to the headquarters of Migros Valais in Martigny.
The Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing goes European Feb 13, 2015
As a consequence of the successful Kick-off Workshop of the Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing, the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the Idiap Research Institute decided to elevate at a more European level the initiative of the Idiap Research Institute to create a cooperative research consortium towards the establishment of the European Cooperative Identification Technology Research Consortium (EAB-CITeR) In the process to establish EAB-CITeR, the resources of Idiap and the critical mass of over 160 current EAB members shall complement each other.
VALAIS*WALLIS DIGITAL – The collection of multimedia files in relation to Valais is officially launched Jan 20, 2015
On Monday January 19th 2015, the Idiap Research Institute, together with its partners, officially kicked off its star-project “Valais*Wallis Digital”. After 2 years of intensive work, Valais*Wallis Digital, which aims at celebrating the bicentenary of Valais’ entry into the Swiss Confederation in 2015, wants to motivate the population to get out their memories in relation to the « old country », to digitize and to share them on the platform or the mobile application especially developed for the project.
Official start of the festivities for Valais’ bicentenary Dec 01, 2014
On November 25, the Government of Valais officially opened the festivities for the bicentenary of Valais’ entry into the Swiss Confederation.
Video about Idiap "Portrait Valais Passions" Nov 05, 2014
Author: François Perraudin
Symposium on imaginary landscapes at the frontier of art and technology Nov 03, 2014
On November 28, 29 and 30 a symposium on art and emerging technologies will take place at the “Théâtre du Crochetan” in Monthey/Valais.
Idiap launches crowd funding platform Aug 28, 2014
During a press conference on August 28, 2014 the Idiap Research Institute revealed and launched its new crowd funding platform funding.idiap.ch
Idiap’s Biometrics group in the spotlight in L’Hebdo Aug 25, 2014
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!
Report on the workshop "Comment innover dans vos réunions" Mar 10, 2014
On February 27 2014, the workshop "Comment innover dans vos réunions" took place at the Idiap Research Institute in Martigny. François Foglia, Deputy Director of Idiap, presented the institute's activities to the workshop participants.
Swiss Horizon 2020 lauch event - Idiap’s research success under FP7 highlighted Jan 21, 2014
Last week, Idiap’s outstanding research success under FP7 was highlighted during the inaugural day of the Swiss Horizon 2020 launch event at the Stade de Suisse in Berne.
Dalle Molle Foundation Competition : The winners put new technology at the service of health. Oct 25, 2013
For the third time in a row, the Dalle Molle Foundation has organized a competition to foster the realization – or at least to support the quest for funding - of public interest projects.
EU-FUNDED PROJECT TO TAKE BIOMETRIC SECURITY SYSTEMS TO THE NEXT LEVEL. Oct 22, 2013
The TABULA RASA consortium, which is supported by EU research and innovation investment, has set out to identify just how well this new software works, in particular against the growing phenomenon of “spoofing ” i.e. using everyday materials such as make-up, photographs and voice recordings to subvert or directly attack biometric systems.
The Committee for Social Security and Health of the National Council visits the Idiap Research Institute. Sep 12, 2013
It is a longstanding tradition that National Council committees visit their president’s canton at the end of his or her term.
Idiap Director, Prof. Hervé Bourlard, receives International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) Fellow Award. Aug 28, 2013
Prof. Hervé Bourlard, Idiap Director and EPFL Full Professor, has been named as a Fellow by the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).
Dr Sébastien Marcel appointed as an Associate Editor of IEEE TIFS Jul 25, 2013
La recherche évolue de manière très rapide. Jul 23, 2013
Le déferlement d’outils technologiques accélère la communication et bouleverse notre rapport au monde. Basé à Martigny, l’Idiap – qui mène des projets de recherche fondamentale au plus haut niveau – travaille à l’amélioration des relations personne-machine et à l’optimisation de la communication humaine. Ce prestigieux institut s’engage pour un progrès scientifique au service de l’homme. Interview de son directeur, Hervé Bourlard, expert mondial du traitement de la parole et également professeur à l’Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
Daniel Gatica-Perez joins the International Scientific Committee of Barcelona Media Jun 21, 2013
The 2012 Annual Report is out Jun 18, 2013
Messages - Research - Network - Faces - Finances - Organization - Scientific inserts.
Prof. Hervé Bourlard was selected for the third time on Bilan magazine's list of 300 most influential personalities in Switzerland Apr 23, 2013
In its issue of April 17, 2013, the Swiss economic journal Bilan released its annual ranking of the top 300 "most influential personalities" in Switzerland.
Valais / Wallis 2015 – The Idiap Research Institute wins one out of 13 “star-projects” Mar 28, 2013
The project “Valais*Wallis Digital” proposed by the Idiap Research Institute seduces the jury of the Bicentenary of Valais’s entry into the Swiss Confederation (www.valais2015.ch) and is amongst the 13 dossiers selected out of 204 by the Government of Valais to receive the title “star-project”.
The Idiap Research Institute congratulates Mr Marc-André Berclaz, member of its Foundation Council, for his nomination as Operations Director of the new EPFL Valais Wallis Feb 26, 2013
Mr Marc-André Berclaz has been appointed as Operations Director of the new EPFL Valais Wallis academic cluster. Marc-André Berclaz is the current director of HES-SO and has an in-depth understanding of the academic and political environment in Valais and in Switzerland as well as in the fields of the future cluster. Starting from March 2013, he will gradually take up his functions within the project, and will work fulltime as from July 2013.
The Idiap Research Institute congratulates Prof. Philippe Gillet, Vice-President of Idiap’s Foundation Council, for his nomination as President ad interim of EPFL Feb 26, 2013
Professor Philippe Gillet will ensure the presidency of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL) from August 2013 to January 2014. The Swiss Federal Council has named him on Wednesday, February 20 in order to replace Patrick Aebischer, who will benefit from a sabbatical leave in order to explore new forms of education.
KeyLemon, Klewel and Koemei, three Idiap spin-offs, selected by Bilan amongst the top 50 Swiss start-ups in which to invest Feb 21, 2013
Find the top 50 start-ups list and the full article in number 3 of Bilan from February 20.
Iain McCowan, former Idiap researcher and CEO of « Dev-Audio » Australian start-up has concluded an agreement with Apple for selling his “Microcone” on the Apple Store. Feb 11, 2013
2013-2016: 10 MCHF for Idiap within the framework of a strategic alliance with EPFL Feb 08, 2013
The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) expresses once again its faith in Idiap by according a subsidy of 10 MCHF Swiss francs for the period of 2013-2016. Concurrently, Idiap strengthens its ties with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL) by renewing and reinforcing the joint development plan that unites the two institutions since 2008.
Rencontre avec Hervé Bourlard Oct 05, 2012
Crédit: RTS.ch, la première, émission CQFD, 5 octobre 2012
The 2011 Annual Report is out Jun 26, 2012
Idiap well represented in Top 300 most influential personalities. Jun 22, 2012
The Idiap Research Institute renews its Foundation Council May 14, 2012
Idiap celebrates its 20th anniversary! Sep 01, 2011
2011 is very special for our research institute as it celebrates its 20th anniversary!
The 2010 Annual Report is out Jun 21, 2011
Green light from the Parliament to the new IdeArk building in Martigny Mar 25, 2011
Idiap Research Institute has organized two workshops dedicated to kids. Feb 07, 2011
The two workshops are related to sciences & discoveries
L'Idiap participe à la journée "Osez tous les métiers" Nov 16, 2010
La journée "Osez tous les métiers" est organisée chaque année par le Secrétariat Valaisan à l'égalité et à la famille et a pour objectif d’aider filles et garçons à choisir leur métier au-delà de préjugés liés au genre.
MyPark 1/2 Sep 17, 2010
The new version of the web site LIDIAP is now online. Sep 13, 2010
L'Idiap se lie à l'EPFL. (Canal 9, L.E.D) Jun 15, 2010
L'Idiap se rapproche toujours plus de l'EPFL. Grâce à une alliance, les chercheurs de l'institut martignerain auront accès aux titres académiques. Cela permettra notamment à l'Idiap, qui emploie aujourd'hui une centaine de scientifiques, de conserver ses meilleurs chercheurs. Le directeur adjoint, Jean-Albert Ferrez, est l’invité de L’Emission en Direct de Canal 9.
The 2009 Annual Report is out Jun 14, 2010
A New LinkedIn group called "Idiap Research Institute" has been created. May 19, 2010
This group is open to everyone who is interested in the Idiap's life and activities.
The Dalle Molle Foundation, founder of Idiap, has its own web site Nov 11, 2009
Idiap Alumni on LinkedIn Oct 05, 2009
L’ordinateur médiateur Sep 28, 2009
The subject, ‘l'ordinateur médiateur’ will be broadcasted, October 6, on the TV channel TSR1 (~18h00) or TSR2 (~22h30)
Idiap's Director as one of the twenty Swiss leaders in scientific research Sep 11, 2009
"Impatience", daily scientific magazine Sep 09, 2009
Swiss national radio channel
New International Advisory Board Jul 24, 2009
Idiap new web site Jul 01, 2009
We are glad to announce our new web site.
The 2008 Annual Report is out Jun 16, 2009
Look at our new Idiap videos presentations Jun 16, 2009
Prof. Martin Vetterli nominated as Idiap Vice-President on the 7th of April, 2008 May 14, 2009
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