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Job offer: Research position for diploma/master students - SyntheticCabin

The Computer Vision Lab ( at TU Wien announces a research position for a diploma/master student to work on the “SyntheticCabin” project starting in April 2021 (or earlier). We are looking for a highly motivated diploma/master student of Informatics (or related studies) with a background in computer vision and machine learning and strong interest in autonomous driving… More

Contact: M. Gelautz

Job offer: Research position for PhD/diploma students - CarVisionLight

The Research Group on Image and Video Analysis & Synthesis (IVAS - at TU Wien’s Computer Vision Lab ( announces a 6-month research position for a PhD or diploma student to work on the “CarVisionLight” project for the period from March (or earlier) until August 2020. We are seeking a highly motivated graduate (Dipl.-Ing, MSc.) or… More

Contact: M. Gelautz

Christian Kapeller wins EPILOG's "Best Poster Award"

Christian Kapeller wins EPILOG’s “Best Poster Award” (SoSe 2019) for his diploma thesis “Evaluation of a 3D Reconstruction System Comprising Multiple Stereo Cameras" (supervised by Prof. Margrit Gelautz). We would like to congratulate Christian on this accolade. For more information visit:

10 PhD Positions in Doctorate College "TrustRobots" at TU Wien available

The Doctorate College will fund 10 PhD positions, each 25h/week, for the duration of 3 years. Additionally, the DC will offer funding for the attendance of international conferences and summer schools. The yearly salary for the PhD position is regulated in the collective agreement for Austrian Universities and is, depending on previous relevant work experience, at least € 24.452,40 for 25h/week.… More

Contact: M. Gelautz

PhD position available

The Research Group on Image and Video Analysis & Synthesis (IVAS) is announcing a PhD position for graduates in the field of Informatics, Mathematics or related studies (Electrical Engineering, Physics, ...). For further information, please refer to the following document:

Contact: M. Gelautz

Khrystyna Vasylevska wins Best Paper Award at IEEE 3D User Interfaces 2017 in Los Angeles, USA

Khrystyna Vasylevska and Hannes Kaufmann win the IEEE 3D UI Best Paper Award for their work "Towards Efficient Spatial Compression in Self-Overlapping Virtual Environments"

Contact: K. Vasylevska, H. Kaufmann

IS&T EI 2017 - Student Travel Grant

Mario Vorstandlechner from the IVAS Group received a student travel grant for presenting the paper "Digital Playbook - A Teaching Tool for American Football" (by M. Vorstandlechner, M. Gelautz, and C. Putz) at the IS&T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging 2017 in San Francisco, CA. The grant recipients came from Austria, France, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Sweden,… More

Contact: M. Gelautz

VR Group wins 3rd Place at TUN Award

Speech to text device: Augmented Reality Text-Displaygerät für gehörgeschädigte Menschen

Contact: H. Kaufmann

EU COST Success Story - 3D-ConTourNet

Margrit Gelautz has been Austrian Management Committee (MC) Member of the EU COST Action 3D-ConTourNet, which is presented as Success Story by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG). Please see the details at

Contact: M. Gelautz

Users in Focus - PersonalFilmAssistant

Margrit Gelautz was granted a new project "PersonalFilmAssistant" under the recent "Users in Focus" Call of the Vienna Business Agency. Under this project, an intelligent assistance system for video production on mobile devices will be developed in collaboration with lead partner emotion3D Gmbh and FH Technikum Wien Gmbh. More information on the Users in Focus Call and the successful projects can… More

Contact: M. Gelautz

ISMAR Best Poster Paper Award

Annette Mossel and Manuel Kröter win Best Poster Paper Award at 2016 ISMAR for their work on "Streaming and Exploration of Dynamically Changing Dense 3D Reconstructions in Immersive Virtual Reality". More information can be found on the project page:

Hannes Kaufmann gets WWTF project granted "Realistic Indoor Path Visualization with Real-Time Obstacle Avoidance in Augmented Reality"

The ICT Call 2015 received 137 short proposals of which 22 have been invited to full proposal stage. The following 10 projects get funded:

IMS Projekt nominiert für den Houska Preis 2015

Die WissenschaftlerInnen um Hannes Kaufmann am Institut für Softwaretechnik und Interaktive Systeme überzeugten die Jury mit einem neuen Verfahren für mobiles hybrides Tracking von Innenbereichen, das z.B. als Orientierungshilfe in Krankenhäusern angewendet werden kann. Die optische Lokalisierungsmethode bietet hohe Genauigkeit und die Darstellungsmöglichkeit in einer 3D Augmented Reality… More

First place winners at the MediaEval Multimedia Benchmark 2014

Maia Zaharieva along with team ATU took 1st place in two challenges of the MediaEval Multimedia Benchmark 2014: Social Event Detection (SED) and Synchronization of Multi-User Event Media (SEM). The immense daily growth of publicly available photos requires efficient approaches for the mining of large photo collections. A significant part of shared content depicts a variety of social event types… More

Contact: M. Zaharieva

TU Virtualizer on Kickstarter

The Cyberith Virtualizer, which is being developed by Tuncay Cakmak in cooperation with IMS is available for funding on Kickstarter.

Contact: H. Kaufmann

Matej Nezveda wins Best Poster Award

Matej Nezveda won the Best Poster Award at the EPILOG event on 12th June 2014. The diploma thesis "Evaluation of Depth Map Post-processing Techniques for Novel View Generation" was supervised by Nicole Brosch and Margrit Gelautz. More details are available at

Contact: M. Gelautz, M. Nezveda

Wissen Sie wie laut Ihre Umgebung ist?

Gemeinsam mit Sophisystems (Sophisticated System Engineering) entwickelten ForscherInnen am Institut für Softwaretechnik und Interaktive Systeme die Android-App zur langfristigen Aufzeichnung von Lärmeinwirkung. Die psychophysikalisch ausgewerteten Daten weisen die NutzerInnen auf mögliche Gesundheitsrisiken hin. Mehr:… More

Contact: H. Eidenberger

Most of our talks and events happen in the context of our weekly IMS Seminar. The seminar usually takes place on Thursdays at 13:15 in Seminar Room 188/2 (1040 Favoritenstrasse 9-11, 4th floor, room HD0407, phone 18869 or 79901996). — If you would like to give a talk or presentation, please send name of the speaker, title, abstract, and suggested date/time to