Tampere has been a cradle of technology and product development in imaging for more than three decades. At present, there are more than 30 imaging companies of various sizes and specialities in Tampere that are locally born and multinationals.
Tampere University, through its Imaging Research Platform has set imaging research as one of its strategic profiling areas with the aim of establishing the University as an international leader in imaging research and higher education. The University has many top researchers in imaging who make significant contributions to the field.
“ICIP is a flagship conference of the world’s most influential organisation in technology. It is highly regarded by the signal processing community worldwide and its annual venue and organisers are selected through a demanding and competitive process. Having the conference in Tampere is a significant proof of the high level of our research in the field of imaging. We are proud of this achievement. Tampere is one of the world’s most famous imaging and image processing centres”, says Jarmo Takala, Vice President of Tampere University.
“The conference confirms and strengthens Tampere’s position as one of the world’s leading R&D hubs in imaging. Tampere is the best place for the worldwide community to experience the unique concentration of knowledge and expertise in imaging and image processing,” says Professor Atanas Gotchev from the Signal Processing Research Center at Tampere University, who chairs the organising committee.