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Remote control technologies were tested on Hervanta campus in June 2020. The remote control operations were performed at CIVIT through Tampere University’s 5G test network and using Patria’s armoured AMV 8×8 vehicle…read more…

Following the national and university regulations related with the coronavirus outbreak, the access to CIVIT premises remain restricted for students and staff. At the same time, critical RDI activities may be performed on the campuses by designated persons. Please, contact us at civit@tuni.fi if you need support in your research projects…read more…

Are you looking for a talented intern in the field of imaging? Or are you a student who is looking for a chance to work in as an intern in an imaging company for a few months? If your answer was yes to one of these questions, please continue reading and fill in the…read more…

Tampere Universities offer high-quality laboratory services and research infrastructures that support various research projects. CIVIT (Centre for Immersive Visual Technologies) is an infrastructure unit at Tampere University, and can be utilized in your research project. If you plan to utilize the infrastructure in your research…read more…

Following the instructions given by the university leadership, CIVIT premises are not accessible due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. CIVIT services will be resumed upon further notice. Despite the premises are closed, we are available…read more…

This is a follow-up of the grand challenge with the same title, which was organized at IEEE ICME 2018. Our aim now is to refine and to introduce more challenging datasets, e.g. non-Lambertianity and vertical parallax…read more…

In collaboration with CREAL, CIVIT has built a near-eye light field evaluation setup. CREAL is a Swiss company that makes Hi-Fi light-field projectors for smart eyewear. The setup integrates CREAL’s near-eye light field display with an autorefractor (Grand Seiko WAM5500). This unique setup will enable…read more…

CIVIT supports many projects at different levels. We support extensive international research projects such as ImmerSAFE, but also smaller Proof-of-Concept -projects that focus on concrete results…read more

Our Densely Sampled Light Field Datasets are available again. The datasets were used in the ICME 2018 grand challenge on densely sampled light field reconstruction. Each dataset contains pre-rectified horizontal-parallax multi-perspective images of 3D scenes…read more…

FinnForest: A Forest Landscape for Visual SLAM is a CIVIT-supported paper under review. The authors, Ihtisham Ali, Ahmed Durmush, Olli Suominen, Jari Yli-Hietanen, Sari Peltonen, Jussi Collin and Atanas Gotchev, present a novel dataset for mobile robotics, autonomous driving research and heavy machine operation…read more…

Students at Tampere University can utilize our facilities and equipment in their projects and theses. We have updated our Thesis work -page, so click here if you want to find out what kinds of CIVIT-supported theses have been published in recent years…read more…

Finland’s tallest tree was virtually planted at the European Bioeconomy Scene 2019 conference (EUBioScene19) on Wednesday, 9 July 2019. The demo was prepared in collaboration with CIVIT (by Filipe Gama, Jani Mäkinen and Olli Suominen) for the Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE). Finland’s tallest, almost 47 meters…read more…

FIMA‘s (Forum for Intelligent Machines) Remote Demoday will be organized at CIVIT on Friday 14.06.2019. The idea is to create a showroom of new ideas and demonstrations for advanced remote operations. The demos will be presented by RemoteFeel research groups and requested visiting specialists…read more…

ELFI 2019 is co-organized by CIVIT and Tampere University, Finland, and sponsored by the European Training Network on Full Parallax Imaging. The first European Light Field Imaging Workshop (ELFI 2019) will be held on June 4-6 2019 in Hotel Yastrebets, Borovets, Bulgaria…read more…

We will host a laboratory visit at CIVIT at the next TechBites event on Wednesday, 22 June. The TechBites event on Wednesday is called Digital twin – älyä suunnitteluun…read more…

You can find all the presentations from the CIVIT Technology Day: Motion Deconstructed now on YouTube. The event was organized at Tampere University on Friday 26 April 2019…read more…

Last week we had the honour of presenting our facilities and latest technologies at CIVIT (Centre for Immersive Visual Technologies) to Jyrki Katainen – the European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Miapetra Kumpula-Natri – MEP, Elsi Katainen – MEP, Mari Walls – President of the…read more…

Professor Atanas Gotchev, the director of CIVIT, welcomes researchers to the Tampere University and the Laboratory of Signal Processing. 360° video by Rakka Creative, filmed at CIVIT – Centre for Immesive Visual Technologies…read more …

See what kinds of vr/ar gear, cameras and other equipment we have here at CIVIT and download our up-to-date catalogue. Companies can rent our equipment for their own projects or utlize our items and facilities through research collaboration. Our equipment includes multiple camera systems and rigs…read more …

CIVIT and Business Tampere are sponsoring the Grand Challenge on Densely Sampled Light Field Reconsturiction in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2018 ) in San Diego, USA on July 23-27, 2018…read more …

3D Media Group and the Centre for Immersive Visual Technologies (CIVIT) are looking for summer trainees to work on various projects related with 3D visual scene capture, processing and display. The ultimate aim of these projects is to train students to use modern equipment and related signal processing methods and tools…read more…