Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB

Video Exploitation Systems (VID)

Video Exploitation Systems (VID)

The department Video Exploitation Systems VID (up to December 2011 Autonomous Systems and Machine Vision ASM) deals with the automatic evaluation of signals from imaging sensors in complex and non-cooperative scenarios.

A special focus is on the evaluation of video data on a moving platform. This sensor system is used, for example, in the field of reconnaissance and surveillance as an integrated component in flying, space-based or mobile land-based platforms.

Another focus is the data evaluation of camera networks. Camera networks are increasingly found in the public space, for example at railway stations, airports or even in inner city areas. In particular the efficient analysis of the mass of data as well as the increase of the security through automatic situation interpretation are the main focus of the research topics arising here.

The service spectrum includes developments for:

  • Civilian monitoring and safety engineering,
  • Environmental and traffic monitoring,
  • Quality assurance as well
  • Systems for the defense sector.

Videos, which show our procedures for the object tracking and image stabilization in the employment, can be found on the different sides of our department.

We are member of Fraunhofer Vision, which bundles solutions for machine vision from several Fraunhofer institutes.

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