After August 18, 2017, the details of the poster and demo teasers will be added.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

17:00 Registration open
18:00 Welcome and introduction
18:15 Panel discussion on "Next Generation Vision Systems":
  Can further breakthroughs in image sensors systems be expected?
How will the platforms for vision systems change in the near future?
How will vision systems be integrated into applications (industry 4.0, internet of things)?
What comes after deep learning?
Which novel image analysis methods will find their way from research labs to applications?
How will/must image processing software change for future vision systems?
What new standards are required to serve the needs of the industry in the future?
What are emerging application fields for the next generation of vision systems?
Stefan Schönegger, CMO Bernecker + Rainer Industry Elektronics, Eggelsberg (Austria)
Dr. Dietmar Ley, CEO Basler AG, Ahrensburg (Germany)
Dr. Wolfgang Eckstein, MVTec, Munich (Germany)
Jochem Herrmann, Chief Scientist Adimec (The Netherlands) & President of EMVA
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Beyerer, Fraunhofer IOSB, Karlsruhe (Germany)
Prof. Dr. Horst Bischof, TU Graz (Austria)
Andreas Vrabl, Head of Center for Vision, Automation & Control, AIT, Vienna (Austria)
19:30 Evening get together with finger food and networking

Thursday, September 7, 2017

08:00 Registration open
08:45 Welcome and introduction
Andreas Vrabl, HoC for Vision, Automation & Control, AIT Vienna, Austria
09:00 Session I: Novel Image Acquisition Techniques and Computational Imaging
  Image sensors for next generation vision systems (invited talk)
Prof. Dr. Albert J. P. Theuwissen, Harvest Imaging, Belgium
09:40 Cognitive sensors for nondestructive monitoring along the product life cycle (invited talk)
Prof. Dr. Randolf Hanke, Fraunhofer Development Center for X-Ray Technology, Fürth, Germany
10:20 Coffee break / exhibition / posters & demos
11:00 Hybrid depth sensing using high-speed multi-line scan technology (invited talk)
Dr. Svorad Štolc, High Performance Image Processing, AIT, Austria
11:40 A sensitive dynamic and active pixel vision sensor for color or neural imaging applications
Dr. Diederik Paul Moeys, Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
12:00 Multi-mode logarithmic sensor for smart vision systems
Prof. Dr. Yang Ni, Nicolas Baroan, Dr. Christian Bouvier, New Imaging Technologies SA, Verrières le Buisson, France
12:20 Poster & demo teasers to Session I

Metaphase's SWIR LED Illumination (Poster and demo)
James Gardiner, Metaphase Lighting Technologies, Bristol, USA

On the urgent need of an open camera to lens communication standard for vision systems (Poster with open problem)
Bernd Jähne, HCI Heidelberg University, Germany

Demonstrator "xposure high-speed multi-line-scan camera with linerates up to 600 kHz" (Demo)
Ernst Bodenstorfer, Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria

Multi-Mode Logarithmic Sensor for Smart Vision Systems (Demo)
Yang Ni, Christian Bouvier, Nicolas Baroan, New Imaging Technology, Verrières le Buisson, France

Time-of-Flight Camera with enhanced imaging modes (Demo)
Thomas Maier, BECOM BLUETECHNIX, Vienna, Austria

Simulation and lossless compression of linear image sensor signals with a high dynamic range of more than 16 bits (Poster)
Martin Schwarzbauer, PCO AG, Kelheim, and Bernd Jähne, HCI Heidelberg University, Germany

Instrumentation and software for camera characterization according to the EMVA 1288 standard (Demo)
Helmut Herrmann, AEON, Hanau, and Bernd Jähne, HCI Heidelberg University, Germany

Full BRDF Reconstruction Using CNNs from Partial Photometric Stereo-Light Field Data (Poster)
Doris Antensteiner, Svorad Štolc, Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria

Robust 3D Reconstruction from Circular Light Fields with Specular Surfaces (Poster)
Alessandro Vianello, HCI Heidelberg University, Jens Ackermann, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Maximilian Diebold, HCI Heidelberg University, and Bernd Jähne, HCI Heidelberg University, Germany

Inline Computational Imaging - Demonstration
Bernhard Blaschitz, Dorothea Heiss, Svorad Štolc, Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria
12:30 Lunch break / exhibition / posters & demos
14:00 Light field movie acquisition
Dr. Maximilian Diebold, Hendrik Schilling, Marcel Gutsche, Hamza-Aziz Ahmad, Prof. Dr. Bernd Jähne; Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing, Germany
14:20 A comprehensive comparative study of high-end CMOS cameras using the EMVA1288 standard
Prof. Dr. Bernd Jähne, HCI, Heidelberg University, Germany, and Dr. Helmut Herrmann, AEON, Hanau, Germany
14:40 Session II: Platforms, Programming, Integration (Industry 4.0)
14:40 Addressing the challenges of high performance low power real-time computer vision systems with the TULIPP platform (invited talk)
Ben Rodriguez, HIPPEROS and Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
15:20 Coffee break / exhibition / posters & demos
16:00 Manycore embedded processors for portable, optimized and power-efficient processing of methods for vision algorithms (invited talk)
Prof. Dr. Jean-François Nezan, INSA Université de Rennes, France
16:40 Fully automatic inline measurement using collaborative robot systems equipped with fast high resolution 3D sensor
Dr. R. Danzl, T. Lankmair and F. Helmli, Alicona, Raaba, Austria
17:00 Towards more flexible image sensors for multi-modal in-line image acquisition
Dr. Ernst Bodenstorfer, Dr. Svorad Štolc, Andreas Vrabl, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria, Christian Nitta, Fraunhofer IMS, Duisburg, Germany, Laurin Ginner, Christian Doppler, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
17:20 Announcement of location and focal topic of the 3rd European Machine Vision Forum in 2018
17:30 Poster & demo teasers to Session II

Is your “Next Generation Vision System” ready for real-time? (Poster)
Oliver Barz, IMAGO Technologies GmbH, Friedberg, Germany

Possibilities of optical imaging, inspection and measurement in the machine vision business (Poster)
Jens Krauße, First Sensor AG, Dresden, Germany

Lubricant Detection: A Case Study in NIR Spectral Imaging (Poster)
Christoph Heckenkamp, Christian Günther, Frank Friehl, Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany

Keeping Track of Object Trajectories in Sensor-based Sorting (Poster)
Georg Maier, Robin Gruna, Thomas Längle, Fraunhofer IOSB, Karlsruhe, Germany

The HCI Benchmark Suite: Stereo And Flow Ground Truth With Uncertainties for Urban Autonomous Driving (Poster)
Oliver Zendel, Karsten Krispin, Katrin Honauer, Alexander Brock, HCI Heidelberg University, Germany

The 4D Light Field Benchmark: A Dataset and Evaluation Methodology for Depth Estimation on 4D Light Fields (Poster)
Katrin Honauer, HCI, Heidelberg University, Ole Johannsen, University of Konstanz, Daniel Kondermann, HCI, Heidelberg University (Alumnus), Bastian Goldluecke, University of Konstanz
17:40 Evening get together with finger food / exhibition / posters & demos
18:45 Sightseeing Tour through Vienna by bus with English speaking guide (duration approx. 1.5 h)

Friday, September 8, 2017

09:00 Session III: Image Processing Algorithms and Machine Learning
  Industrial hyperspectral imaging (invited talk)
Markus Burgstaller, CEO, Head of R&D, Perception Park, Graz, Austria
09:40 Snapshot hyperspectral imaging with RGB sensors
Boaz Arad, Prof. Dr. Ohad Ben-Shahar, Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and HC Vision, Be'er Sheva, Israel
10:00 VOLA: A compact volumetric format for 3D mapping and embedded systems
Dr. Jonathan Byrne, Sam Caulfield, David Moloney, Computer Vision and Machine Learning Group, Movidius / Intel
10:20 Coffee break / exhibition / posters & demos
11:00 Deep learning: Success stories, open challenges and future outlook (invited talk)
Prof. Dr. Sergios Theodoridis, University of Athens, Greece, and Soterios Chatzis, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
11:40 Polimago - Using machine vision classifiers for accurate scale and rotation in variant object detection
Frank Orben, STEMMER IMAGING, Puchheim, Germany
12:00 Learning and recognising objects on demand
Dr. Michael Zillich, Prof. Dr. Markus Vincze, Johann Prankl, TU Wien, Automation and Control Institute, Vienna, Austria
12:20 Poster & demo teasers to Session III

Classification of SURF Image Features by Selected Machine Learning Algorithms
Karel Horak, Jan Klecka, Ondrej Bostik, and Daniel Davidek, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic

Photogrammetric 3D Reconstruction of the Old Slaughterhouse in Budapest
András Majdik, László Tizedes, Máté Bartus, and Tamás Szirányi, MTA SZTAKI, Budapest, Hungary

Model-based Tracking for Industry 4.0 (Software demo)
Axel Weissenfeld, Walter Kumbeiz, Julia Simon, Elisabeth Broneder, and David Schreiber, Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria

Polimago - Portable turntable demo
Frank Orben, Stemmer Imaging GmbH, Puchheim, Germany

nVision - Machine Vision Development Software - Demonstration Stand
Peter Schregle, Impuls Imaging GmbH, Türkheim, Germany

The Perception STUDIO for easy industrial use of hyperspectral imaging (Demo)
Markus Burgstaller, Perception Park, Graz, Austria
12:30 Closing remarks
12:40 Farewell lunch / exhibition / posters & demos