Silence of the lambs: facial landmarks on sheep

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have recently presented a method for facial localization not only on humans, but on sheep as well. Introducing a new feature extraction scheme, they managed to show very competitive performance in comparison to other methods. The new scheme is called the triplet-interpolated feature, and it’s used at each iteration […]

Shadow of a doubt: human action recognition from silhouettes

Three logical horizontal level of human silhouette Silhouette is an eponym derived from the name of a French finance minister Étienne de Silhouette who was, in 1759, forced by France’s credit crisis during the Seven Years’ War, to impose sever economic demands upon the French people, particularly the wealth. Because of this austere economy, his […]

Visage Technologies on Deloitte’s Sweden Technology Fast 50 list second year in a row

Deloitte, one of the “Big Four” accounting organizations and the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and number of professionals ranks the fastest growing technology companies in Sweden each year. The Technology Fast 50 has been dominated by software companies for many years, with media and entertainment in a strong second place. Game development and […]

Nordea Invest: Our co-founder talks face recognition, artificial intelligence and market trends

The investment association Nordea Invest is one of Denmark’s largest investment associations with a strong focus on sustainable savings and a wide range of investment opportunities. Nordea Invest closely follows the financial markets in order to bring relevant and current stories from around the world. Recently, Nordea Invest’s Nina Azoulay featured an interview with our co-founder, Jörgen Ahlberg. […]

Who let the dogs out? Retrieving lost dogs by facial features

Dog dataset examples: pugs are expected to be the hardest to identify, while huskies would be the easiest Researchers from the University of Campinas in Brazil have decided to use computer vision to help people whose pets have gone missing. A moment of distraction is usually enough for unfortunate events like these, and automated visual […]

Visage Technologies is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Sweden!

Deloitte, a multinational professional-services firm, one of the Big Four accounting firms and the largest professional-services network in the world, has added Visage Technologies to their list of fastest growing technology companies in Sweden. The rankings include both public and private companies operating in different sectors of the technology sector. The ranking is based on the […]

The hippogriff gently nudges Harry: learning action from movie datasets

Human action recognition is one of key areas in computer vision, due to its applications such as video surveillance, video retrieval and human-machine interaction. The main problem of these uses is for the computer to recognize low-level and high-level activities. Advances in computer vision and machine learning techniques and algorithms have improved over years, including […]

Security Research Event 2018: Visage Technologies and Project PROTECT

The EU-funded project PROTECT (Pervasive and UseR Focused BiomeTrics BordEr ProjeCT) held a demonstration at the yearly Security Research Event (SRE 2018). PROTECT is 3-year EC H2020 project funded under the Secure Societies work programme (BES-6-2015: Border crossing pointstopic 2: Exploring new modalities in biometric-based border checks) and which commenced on September 1st 2016. About the project The EU-funded […]

From Skynet to robots on Mars: computer vision overview

Curiosity saw the cat   Curiosity using computer vision to move around the Martian surface Think about it: Mars is currently the only planet completely populated by robots! And after decades of studying machine learning, they are able to “see” the environment that surrounds them, move around freely while avoiding obstacles, and gather data using their sensory perception in […]

Visage Technologies listed in 10 fastest-growing companies in Sweden

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is a program that recognizes and profiles fast growing technology companies in the region. The program, which is now in its 18th year, ranks the 50 fastest growing public or private technology companies. Visage Technologies ended up in the 8th place in 2017, with a growth of 1600%! This year’s winner […]