Vision and Imaging

The Vision and Imagery team specializes in the digital analysis and processing of visual information arising from various sources. It develops algorithms and customized software solutions for any type of control, tracking, exploration, recognition or diagnosis application that requires automated handling and interpretation of visual data in images or videos.

Our expertise

Whether the required task involves processing images or video sequences, or the automatic detection and recognition of relevant elements, this team of experts will allow you to exploit more quickly and efficiently your visual contents according to your specific needs.

Video and image analysis

Depending on your specific application needs, we can develop the required software tools that will aid you in analyzing your images.

Remote sensing and GeoSpatial analysis

We notably possess an internationally recognized expertise for processing optical and polarimetric satellite imagery.

Human-machine interaction and cognitive ergonomics

Many of our research projects exploit the visual analysis of the end-user in order to improve human-machine interaction.

Computer graphics and augmented reality

In conjunction with our services of vision and image processing, our team also supplies an expertise in computer graphics including physical simulation, image synthesis and 3D animation.

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Profile of an expert

Samuel Foucher
Samuel Foucher
Team Director and Senior Researcher, Vision and Imaging

Samuel Foucher joined CRIM in 2002 to lend his scientific expertise to team projects. Since 2013, he holds the position of Director of the Vision and imaging team.


We are happy to have the unwavering commitment of our partners who, year after year, allows us to maintain our leading edge, and yours!

  • York University
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Western Ontario
  • Queen’s University
  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • Université Laval
  • École Polytechnique de Montréal
  • Université de Montréal

Contact The Vision and Imaging Team

For any information, please contact
Tom Landry, Senior Advisor.

514 840-1235, ext. 2657

Recent news

  • Nomination à la direction générale du Centre de recherche informatique de Montréal (CRIM)

    Le CRIM est heureux d’annoncer la nomination de M. Françoys Labonté en tant que directeur général du CRIM. M. Labonté occupera ses nouvelles fonctions à partir du 30 mars 2015.


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Recent Publications

  • Would you mind fixing this issue? An Empirical Analysis of Politeness and Attractiveness in Software Developed Using Agile Boards

  • Measuring and Understanding the Effectiveness of JIRA Developers Communities