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Idiap's Baxter robot and the research behind it featured in "Le Nouvelliste" Dec 07, 2016
Thanks to Idiap researchers, the Baxter robot is able to learn from its mistakes.
DexROV holds first official review with European Commission Nov 21, 2016
Nineteen months after the undersea-operations project was launched, DexROV has successfully completed its first funding review as part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.
Idiap is alongside American giants with a tool that allows the "photoshopping" of voices Nov 16, 2016
To speak Chinese without having to learn it or to being able to speak for yourself: these dreams may become reality thanks to the progress of speech synthesis. American informatics giants are working on it, with Adobe and its project VoCo. But they are not the only ones: the Idiap Research Institute of Martigny also specializes in this domain.
Results of the International Create Challenge 2016 Sep 21, 2016
On Tuesday, September 20th, after three weeks of hard work and networking, the ICC’2016 participants found out which teams the jury had selected among the winners of the challenge. The organizers of the ICC’2016 are proud to announce the following winning teams:
Recapp in the TOP 100 Swiss Startups of 2016 Sep 15, 2016
Recapp, an Idiap spin-off and sponsored by The Ark Foundation, is part of the top 100 Swiss Startups 2016. It's a big success for Dr. David Imseng, founder of Recapp.
Two Idiap spin-off in the Swiss Top 100 ! Jun 10, 2016
Two Idiap spin-off, Biowatch and Recapp, sponsored by The Ark Foundation, are part of Top 100 best Swiss start-ups 2015. The Valais is the 4th most prolific Swiss canton. Great success for these entrepreneurs.
Idiap has a new opening for a Post-doctoral position in automatic speech recognition Nov 08, 2016
The Idiap Research Institute invites applications for post-doctoral position in automatic speech recognition. The position is funded by a new industrial project with a leading credit card company in Switzerland. The research and development project will focus on combining technologies of speech recognition with speaker verification. The research will be carried out in a collaboration with other (i.e. European H2020) projects already running at the Idiap research institute.
Idiap has a new opening for 2 PhD positions in machine learning Sep 26, 2016
The Idiap Research Institute, affiliated with École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, seeks two PhD students in machine learning to develop new techniques to speed up the training of deep architectures using importance sampling, and to learn automatically network architectures from data. The starting date is early 2017.
Idiap has a new opening for a PhD positions in Visual Sensing for Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) Sep 07, 2016
The research will be conducted in the context of MuMMER (MultiModal Mall Entertainment Robot, The project will develop a humanoid robot (based on Aldebaran's Pepper platform) able to engage and interact autonomously and naturally with individuals or groups or people. To support this behaviour, the project consortium will develop and integrate new methods from audiovisual scene processing, social-signal processing, high-level action selection, and human-aware robot navigation.
Institute News
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.
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