July 20, 2017
By Claudia Torregrosa
Two of our portfolio startups and our General Partner & CEO are headed to the prestigious CVPR 2017 conference taking place in Hawaii from July 21 to July 26! CVPR (the annual Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) is the number one venue in Computer Vision, as ranked by Google Scholar’s h-index metric in 2015.
This is SPORTLOGiQ’s second year in a row as a Bronze Sponsor of CVPR!
Several other SPORTLOGiQ team members will be present including Philippe Desaulniers, VP Engineering; Feng Shi, Computer Vision Researcher; and Andrew Cameron, Computer Vision Researcher. Meet them at Booth #252.
In addition, make sure to check out a talk titled “Pose, Transitions and Actions in Sports Video” from Prof. Jim Little, Technical Advisor for SPORTLOGiQ and world-renowned computer vision researcher from UBC.
SPORTLOGiQ will also be showcasing 3 studies from a variety of collaborative research projects:
- “Hockey Action Recognition via Integrated Stacked Hourglass Network” – a collaboration with Prof. David Clausi from the University of Waterloo VIP lab
- “Classification of Puck Possession Events in Ice Hockey” – a collaboration with Prof. Jim Little from the University of British Columbia
- “Learning Person Trajectory Representations for Team Activity Analysis” – a collaboration with Prof. Greg Mori from Simon Fraser University
wrnch is among the Startup Sponsors of CVPR!
Paul Kruszewski, co-founder and CEO, will be at Booth #641 presenting BodySlam. Curious? You can get a good idea of what the team is accomplishing by watching wrnch’s talk at GTC 2017 which was voted among the top talks of the conference!