The Department of Signal Processing (DSP) is one of the world’s prominent research organizations in the field, unifying signal processing algorithms with bioinformatics, telecommunications, and networked multimedia. The heart of DSP’s expertise is a thorough knowledge of signal processing algorithms including transform-based and compression, audio, image and video analysis, computational imaging, and biomedical signal processing. More than 180 people work there. The faculty consists of about 25 people from which 10 are professors and four hold tenure track positions. The department is highly recognized internationally by its participation in numerous international projects and research actions.
The Image Processing Group (IPG) was founded by Prof. Sven Lončarić. The group conducts research in theory and applications of image processing, pattern recognition and computer vision in various areas including biomedical imaging and image analysis, visual inspection, and automotive applications. The main research problems include image feature extraction, image segmentation, image registration, and motion analysis.
The Center for Safety and Human Factors is a center within the Department of Psychology. Human factors use psychology to design products and create work environment that improves productivity and safety.
In ImmerSAFE mainly the following three research groups are involved: Data Communication (Uhlemann), Safety-critical Engineering (Gallina), Ubiquitous Computing (Lindell).
The Security & Information Systems Division (2800 employees) is a world leader in safety-through-technology, providing tailored solutions for customers in public administration, public safety and security, critical infrastructure, services, transport, large companies, post and logistics. With experience in information technology, communications, automation and physical and digital security, the Division generates synergies by joining its expertise, processes and technology across these areas. Competitive solutions and services, including integrated systems, are available to support territory security and control, for public and private critical infrastructure protection and for the security of major events. The offer also includes integrated networks and secure communications that enable reliable and efficient information management. These are ideally suited for public safety and security organizations, emergency services, civil protection agencies and transport infrastructures. Finally, with a significant track-record in providing advanced systems and control centers for the management and control of air and maritime traffic, the Division is a leader in the field.
- Thin film deposition equipment
- Coating services
- Electroluminescent displays.
Beneq has staff of more than 120 persons and a global sales network with permanent presence in China, Finland, Germany and the U.S. as majority of products are exported. Beneq Group turnover was 20.5 MEUR in 2015. 8.9 MEUR came from ALD equipment and services and 11.6 MEUR from electroluminescent display.
The Institute is also home to technical and scientific events and dissemination on topics related to rescue in emergency scenarios, fire prevention and all other areas under the competence of the National Fire Corps and of the Department of firefighters, public rescue and civil defence of the Ministry of Interiors.