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Thu, Sep 03, 2015 - 14h00
Shape, Medialness and Applications
Pro. Frederic Fol Leymarie from Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Research News
An app to steer clear of Kenya's road hazards Aug 28, 2015
Driving in Nairobi is often akin to navigating an obstacle course. Residents can now do something about it thanks to an app developed with EPFL.
Idiap Research Institute received funding for a series of H2020 European projects amounting to a total budget of 22.4 million Euros Aug 21, 2015
In spite of difficult economic conditions, researchers are facing added pressure to perform at a top level. On top of this, the European requirements are becoming more and more complex as relations between Switzerland and the European Committee have heightened.
BEAT tour in Brazil Aug 11, 2015
From June 22 to July 3, André Anjos from the Biometrics group and one of the main architect of the BEAT platform, was invited to present the BEAT platform an online platform for reproducible research in computational science in various institutions such as the Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp), the Center for Research and Development (CPqD), the Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (UFJF) and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Idiap Start-up wins the “Language Technology Innovate Award” Jul 02, 2015
Recapp IT AG ( was awarded the prestigious “LT-Innovate Award 2015,” during the “LT-Innovate Summit 2015” in Brussels from the 25-26th of June.
Kenneth Funes won the first prize at the 1st edition of "Arkathon Hacking Health Valais 2015" Jun 09, 2015
Kenneth Funes, Research Assistant in the Perception and Activity Understanding group of Idiap, developed a Virtual Mouse software.
The ICC crowdfunding portal "" officially recognized Jun 02, 2015
The ICC crowdfunding portal "" is officially listed in the second release of the Swiss industry report "Swiss crowdfunding market" as one of the Crowdfunding Platforms active in the Swiss market.
New opening for a PhD student position in the field of security in mobile biometrics Aug 12, 2015
The Idiap Research Institute ( ) seeks qualified candidates for one PhD student position in the field of security in mobile biometrics. The research will be conducted in the framework of a European project funded by the Norwegian IKTPLUSS research program.
Laurent El-Shafey is leaving the team Aug 12, 2015
Good bye Laurent
Elie Khoury is leaving the team Aug 12, 2015
It’s time for change !
Institute News
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 ( 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.
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