Research Collaboration

The ACVT values its links with other research institutions and industry partners.  These links include

▪  The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) has been a long term partner of the group.

▪  University of South Australia

▪  School of Computer and Information Science

Primary Centre Representative: Professor Bruce Thomas, Director of the Wearable Computer Laboratory

▪  The Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University

Primary Centre Representative: Will Bosley, Campus Director

▪  South Australian Partnership for Advanced Computing(SAPAC)

Primary Centre Representative: Dr. Paul Coddington, Deputy Director

▪  The Australian Institute for Commercialisation

“With the growing importance of digital media globally, South Australia has a great opportunity to leverage its local capabilities in this field through the initiation of a Centre for Visual Technologies, creating a world class technology centre.” – Simon Edwards, South Australian Manager

▪  SolveIT Software

“South Australia has the capacity to become a leader in the digital media industry.   The Centre for Visual Technologies offers an opportunity to develop both the research and education programs necessary for this industry’s success.” – Matthew Michalewicz, CEO

▪  The Research Network for a Secure Australia (RNSA)

Video surveillance is a key technology in the protection of Australian infrastructure against a variety of types of threat. The surveillance research carried out within the ACVT is particularly well suited to these applications.

▪  The Australian Homeland Security Research Centre

The members of the ACVT have used video processing technologies in a number of homeland security applications, including protecting Australian waters from illegal fishing by the analysis of video capture from unamanned aerial vehicles (in conjunction with DSTO and Coastwatch).

▪  Australian School of Petroleum

Primary Centre Representative: Prof Ashok Khurana

▪  ARC Research Network on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing

Primary Centre Representative: Associate Professor Marimuthu Palaniswam

▪  Computational Neuroscience Research Cluster (CNRC)

Primary Centre Representative: Associate Professor Gerard O’Brien

▪  Maptek and I-Site 3D

Primary Centre Representative: Simon Ratcliffe, Chief Software Engineer