ALMARVI System Solution for Image and Video Processing in Healthcare, Surveillance and Mobile Applications

Zaid Al-Ars, Steven van der Vlugt, Pekka Jääskeläinen, Frank van der Linden

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    ALMARVI is a collaborative European research project funded by Artemis involving 16 industrial as well as academic partners across 4 countries, working together to address various computational challenges in image and video processing in 3 application domains: healthcare, surveillance and mobile. This paper is an editorial for a special issue discussing the integrated system created by the partners to serve as a cross-domain solution for the project. The paper also introduces the partner articles published in this special issue to discuss the various technological developments achieved within ALMARVI spanning all system layers, from hardware to applications. We illustrate the challenges faced within the project based on use cases from the three targeted application domains, and how these can address the 4 main project objectives addressing 4 challenges faced by high performance image and video processing systems: massive data rate, low power consumption, composability and robustness. We present a system stack composed of algorithms, design frameworks and platforms as a solution to these challenges. Finally, the use cases from the three different application domains are mapped on the system stack solution and are evaluated based on their performance for each of the 4 ALMARVI objectives.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-7
    JournalJournal of Signal Processing Systems
    Issue number1
    Early online date2018
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2019
    Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Publication forum classification

    • Publication forum level 1

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Control and Systems Engineering
    • Theoretical Computer Science
    • Signal Processing
    • Information Systems
    • Modelling and Simulation
    • Hardware and Architecture


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