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Idiap has a new opening for a Senior Researcher position

Idiap has a new opening for a Senior Researcher position Mar 21, 2017

Highly qualified candidates with strong academic management, publication and funding records:

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Sécurité biométrique: Martigny séduit les Etats-Unis

Sécurité biométrique: Martigny séduit les Etats-Unis Mar 08, 2017

L’institut de recherche Idiap de Martigny et son Centre suisse de recherche et d’évaluation en sécurité biométrique ont intégré deux programmes phares du gouvernement américain. Odin et MediFor ont pour mission de lutter contre le "spoofing" et de démasquer la propagande. Les explications de Sébastien Marcel, directeur du centre, interrogé par Anne Baecher.

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L’Idiap financé par les Américains pour ses travaux sur la biométrie

L’Idiap financé par les Américains pour ses travaux sur la biométrie Mar 08, 2017

Nouvelle étape pour l’Idiap de Martigny: l’institut vient d’intégrer deux projets phare du gouvernement américain dédié à la sécurité biométrique, il fait partie d’un groupe de quatre équipes qui travailleront sur ODIN….un système contre ce qu’on appelle le spoofing.

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Pierre-Edouard Honnet awarded the EPFL PhD degree

Pierre-Edouard Honnet awarded the EPFL PhD degree Mar 06, 2017

On March 3rd, 2017, Pierre-Edouard Honnet made the public defense of his PhD thesis entitled "Intonation Modelling for Speech Synthesis and Emphasis Preservation".

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Biowatch wins in Visa’s Everywhere Initiative

Biowatch wins in Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Mar 06, 2017

Biowatch’s vein recognition technology won them € 25’000 in the Visa Everywhere Initiative, which was held for the first time in Europe. The pitch competition was kicked-off at the World Mobile Congress. Biowatch also qualified for the larger European competition which awards €50’000 and the opportunity to work with Visa.

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Des réseaux neuronaux contre la "myopie" des télescopes

Des réseaux neuronaux contre la "myopie" des télescopes Mar 06, 2017

Les télescopes actuels voient loin et même très loin. Mais, à partir d’une certaine distance, leurs images deviennent floues.

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Biowatch SA awarded first prize at the Swiss Fintech Convention 2017 in Geneva

Biowatch SA awarded first prize at the Swiss Fintech Convention 2017 in Geneva Feb 22, 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 3rd, 2017 - Biowatch SA won the 1st prize at the 2017 Swiss Fintech Convention held in Geneva on February 2nd, pitching its disruptive vein based biometric solution. The Swiss startup outlined several ongoing projects in the banking industry and the upcoming functional pre-products for Spring 2017.

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Olivier Canévet awarded the EPFL PhD degree

Olivier Canévet awarded the EPFL PhD degree Feb 22, 2017

On February 17th, 2017, Olivier Canévet made the public defense of his PhD thesis entitled "Object Detection with Active Sample Harvesting".

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Pedro Pinheiro awarded the EPFL PhD degree

Pedro Pinheiro awarded the EPFL PhD degree Feb 22, 2017

On February 17th, 2017, Pedro Pinheiro made the public defense of his PhD thesis entitled "Large-Scale Image Segmentation with Convolutional Networks"

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Idiap has a new opening for a Software Development Engineer position

Idiap has a new opening for a Software Development Engineer position Feb 07, 2017

Passionate about new technologies; talented and creative programmer? Join the R&D team of the Idiap Research Institute and become a key player of our technology transfer activities.

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Mise au concours d'un poste de "juriste contrats & propriété intellectuelle"

Mise au concours d'un poste de "juriste contrats & propriété intellectuelle" Feb 03, 2017

L’institut de recherche Idiap, situé à Martigny, est une fondation à but non lucratif et spécialisée dans la gestion de l’information multimédia et les interactions homme-machine. Passionnés par les nouvelles technologies ? Venez rejoindre l’institut et devenez un maillon essentiel de nos activités de transfert de technologie.

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Data protection, privacy rights and biometrics

Data protection, privacy rights and biometrics Feb 03, 2017

Swiss Distance Learning University launches the only online training programme in Europe

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Valais/Wallis Workshop on Artificial Intelligence on March 24 2017

Valais/Wallis Workshop on Artificial Intelligence on March 24 2017 Feb 01, 2017

The Idiap and the HES-SO are organizing the first Valais/Wallis Workshop on Artificial Intelligence on March 24 2017 in Sierre.

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Idiap will co-edit the 2nd Edition of the Handbook of Biometric Anti-Spoofing

Idiap will co-edit the 2nd Edition of the Handbook of Biometric Anti-Spoofing Jan 24, 2017

The first Edition of the Handbook of Biometric Anti-Spoofing (Trusted Biometrics under Spoofing Attacks) published in 2014 ( DOI 10.1007/978-1-4471-6524-8 ) was a tremendous success with more than ten thousand chapter downloads.

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Idiap Research Institute releases Bob

Idiap Research Institute releases Bob Jan 23, 2017

Idiap Research Institute releases Bob a Python-based signal-processing and machine learning toolbox.

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Turn your idea into a start-up

Turn your idea into a start-up Jan 20, 2017

Registration for the ICC'2017 is open now !!!

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Biowatch SA raises CHF 1.2M seed round to finalise its disruptive wearable biometric authentication solution

Biowatch SA raises CHF 1.2M seed round to finalise its disruptive wearable biometric authentication solution Jan 19, 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2017 - Biowatch SA, a Swiss start-up, has successfully closed last December an oversubscribed first financing round at CHF 1.2 million to accelerate the development of its solution on biometric authentication for wearables. This seed round is following a CHF 800k grant from the CTI in last February and a CHF 100k loan from the FIT last June. It was led by serial entrepreneur and business angel Patrick Delarive with participation from the Venture Capital fund Polytech Ecosystem Ventures and SICPA Finance. Further investments from various business angels completed the investment.

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Idiap has a new opening for a postdoc position in automatic speaker recognition

Idiap has a new opening for a postdoc position in automatic speaker recognition Jan 19, 2017

The Idiap Research Institute seeks a qualified candidate for postdoctoral position in automatic speaker recognition.

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Idiap has a new opening for a postdoc position in automatic spam call detection

Idiap has a new opening for a postdoc position in automatic spam call detection Jan 18, 2017

The Idiap Research Institute seeks a qualified candidate for postdoctoral position in automatic spam call detection.

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Idiap has a new opening for a Postdoc position in robot learning applied to bimanual underwater teleoperation

Idiap has a new opening for a Postdoc position in robot learning applied to bimanual underwater teleoperation Jan 11, 2017

The Robot Learning & Interaction Group has an open Postdoc position within the DexROV European project, in collaboration with 6 other partners in Belgium, France, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands.

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