Section: Application Domains

Visual applications

Any solution to automatically understanding images and videos on a semantic level will have an immediate impact on a wide range of applications. For example:

  • Semantic-level image and video access is highly relevant for visual search on the Web, in professional archives and personal collections.

  • Visual data organization is applicable to organizing family photo and video albums as well as to large-scale information retrieval.

  • Visual object recognition has potential applications ranging from surveillance, service robotics for assistance in day-to-day activities as well as the medical domain.

  • Action recognition is highly relevant to visual surveillance, assisted driving and video access.

  • Real-time scene understanding is relevant for human interaction through devices such as HoloLens, Oculus Rift.