Intelligent Imaging

TNO's Intelligent Imaging group works together with partners on technological breakthroughs leading to major innovations in high-priority societal and economic themes. About 40 professionals work in the Intelligent Imaging research group, which is engaged in image processing, image enhancement, image analysis, visual pattern recognition, and artificial intelligence.

We develop applications in the areas of:

  • Defence, Safety & Security: video surveillance systems, multi-camera tracking and persons recognition, behavior recognition software, smart cameras
  • Transport and Mobility: traffic management systems, cooperative traffic control, pedestrian and moving object detection
  • Health care: remote patient monitoring, unattended autonomous surveillance, image-guided interventions
  • Industrial and infrastructure inspection: highly complex measurement and control systems (2D en 3D vision, x-ray, infrared, and laser)

In addition, the research group is also engaged in a wide variety of projects involving complex image processing and computer vision in both 2D and 3D. In these projects, we apply our unparalleled expertise in the area of sensors and sensor systems to develop smart real-time algorithms. We work together with companies to develop complete systems and to implement software on computer platforms (PC, DSP and FPGA). Furthermore, the group works closely together with other research disciplines within TNO, including Human Behavior, Human Factors, Traffic Behavior, and Distributed Sensor Systems.

Our work

Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI)

One Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) sensor can monitor an area of multiple square kilometers in great detail. This results in huge data flows, larger than the available bandwidth. The smart algorithms... Read more
Our work

Smarter Surveillance, man, machine, synergy

Nowadays the work of a surveillance officer is complex. It is expected of them to respond proactively to what happens around them in order to prevent incidents form happening instead of responding to... Read more
News

Marja Eijkman new Managing Director Unit Defence, Safety & Security

21 January 2020
We are pleased to announce that Ir. M.J. (Marja) Eijkman (54) will join TNO on 16 April 2020 as Managing Director of the unit Defence, Safety & Security, succeeding Henk Geveke. Mrs Eijkman has broad... Read more
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NetForce Command: an alternative for command and control in a changing world

12 December 2019
What happens if hierarchical command and control no longer work in the hyper-connective world of tomorrow? Today, at Innovation in Defence in The Hague, one of TNO’s leading research groups presented the... Read more
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Innovative crisis management solutions assessed in realistic simulation of a flooding scenario in The Netherlands

23 May 2019
On 22nd and 23rd May 2019, five innovative solutions were assessed in a realistic simulation of a flooding scenario in The Hague, The Netherlands. The simulation was part of a two-day tabletop DRIVER+... Read more

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