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The technology behind autonomous vehicles: Tech Talk with Shai Avidan project leader at MobilEye

by Israel Club

Academic Entrepreneurship Tech Transportation Leadership Artificial Intelligence

Mon, 18 Mar 2019

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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The Sammy Ofer Centre

117 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5PT

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The Israel Club is delighted to invite you to a Tech Talk with Shai Avidan, project leader at MobilEye, about the technology behind autonomous vehicles.

Mobileye was acquired by Intel for $15.3 billion in 2017. The company was co-founded by Professor Amnon Shashua and Ziv Aviram. The two also founded OrCam in 2013, an Israeli-based company producing OrCam devices, which are wearable artificial intelligence space. The company develops and manufactures assistive technology devices for individuals who are visually impaired, partially sighted, blind, print disabilities, or have other disabilities.

As part of the 2019 Israel Trek in June, participants would have the chance to visit Orcam’s Headquarters in Jerusalem.

Shai a Postdoctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research, a Project Leader at MobilEye, a startup company developing camera-based driver assisted systems, a Research Scientist at Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL), and a Senior Researcher at Adobe. He published extensively in the fields of object tracking in video and 3-D object modelling from images. Recently, he has been working on Computational Photography. Dr Avidan is an Associate Editor of PAMI and was on the program committee of multiple conferences and workshops in the fields of Computer Vision and Computer Graphics.

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The Sammy Ofer Centre

117 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5PT