International VDI Workshop - Imaging and Optical Sensing Technologies Applications for Autonomous Driving
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The international VDI Imaging and Optical Sensing Technologies – Applications for Autonomous Driving workshop will give you the essentials for using optical sensors and ‘sensor analytics’ for driver assistance systems and autonomous driving. You will learn about the setup and function of various sensors as well as different camera types. Practical exercises and live demonstrations will help you to apply your newly acquired knowledge.
Optical sensors and ‘sensor analytics’ are the basis for autonomous driving
Optical sensors and image processing systems are indispensable for modern driver assistance systems as well as for autonomous driving. These provide the necessary information about the environment around the vehicle in real time. The international VDI Imaging and Optical Sensing Technologies – Applications for Autonomous Driving workshop will give beginners with a basic understand as well as those with more advanced knowledge a current overview of the field. Amongst others, camera calibration, testing and validation, image processing technology as well as current thinking about the integration of machine learning in object recognition will be addressed.
During the 2-day workshop, you will learn about the components that make up cameras for automotive uses. You’ll also find out about how data is transmitted from the sensor to the control unit and which requirements must be fulfilled in order to use optical sensors. Discussion rounds with presenters and participants where you will be bale to ask questions and talk about concrete problems also play a major part.
The main themes of the workshop include:
- The essentials of optical sensors for autonomous driving
- Norms, laws and standards
- The essentials of setting up sensors, camera types and calibration
- Testing and validation, image analysis and ‘computer vision’
- Machine learning for autonomous driving
- Hands on session about object recognition and classification
Norms, Laws and Standardization
Camera Types and Sensor Composition Basics
Test and Validation
Who should take part?
The international VDI Imaging and Optical Sensing Technologies – Applications for Autonomous Driving workshop is aimed at managers and professionals at OEMS (cars and commercial vehicles), suppliers and software providers. In particular, those working in the following areas are addressed:
- Software development / Software architecture
- ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) / driver information systems
- (Optical) sensors
- Camera systems for automobile applications and their development
- Connectivity / connected vehicles
- Electronics, hard and software, vehicle IT
2 experienced workshop leads from science and industry
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bodo Rosenhahn has been running a working group engaged in automatic image evaluation at the Faculty for Electronic Technology and Informatics at the Leibniz University in Hanover since 2008. From 2005 to 2008, he was Senior Researcher at the Max-Planck Institute for Informatics. He has won many awards for his work, including the TÜV SÜD Innovation Prize 2018.
Javier Garcia López has been working as a technical group leader at FICOSA ADAS in Barcelona, Spain, since 2016. In 2012 he completed his diploma in electronics engineering in the "Universidad Politécnica de Madrid " in Madrid and subsequently completed a Master of Science degree. After two and a half years working for companies such as AUDI or the German Aerospace Center in Germany, he began his doctorate at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona together with FICOSA ADAS. There, he has the opportunity to continue his PhD and to work in the development of camera-based solutions and ADAS systems based on neural networks and image recognition in an internationally experienced company such as FICOSA.
Bastian Wandt studied Mechatronics at the Leibniz Universität Hannover and is now working towards his Dr.-Ing. His main research interest is the application and analysis of various machine learning techniques with a special focus on deep neural networks for 3D human pose reconstruction. He is also the founder and Managing Director of the Henschel&Wandt Consulting GbR.
Book your space now!
You’re responsible for the development or the application of camera systems the automotive area in your company and would like to know how you can improve the quality of image data? You’re new to this area and need a basic introduction with practical exercises and programming examples? Then book your space at the VDI Imaging and Optical Sensing Technologies – Applications for Autonomous Driving workshop now.
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