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12 Feb 2021
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Multimodal Emotions and Stress Detection in UAV Operators Using Deep Learning Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and drone operators perform a demanding job with many challenges. As UAVs become increasingly autonomous, this allows a reduction in the number of personnel in command during missions. However, this also poses safety challenges, as control and supervision periods are...
09 Feb 2021
Social Media: a new book tackles privacy, security and disinformation issues head-on Montréal, February 9, 2021 – How can we ensure that the social media we use or contribute to respects and protects individual privacy? Which policies should be used to authenticate profiles? To what extent can information published on a personal account be trusted? These...
01 Feb 2021
The Puzzle of Street Furniture Inventory Park benches have a reasonable life span of 20-25 years depending on events, weather, floods, vandalism, etc. Inventory updates can become a baffling problem because of the wide definition behind street furniture, as wide as a city map! According to the City of Ottawa, street furniture is a collective term used to describe functional elements installed in the public right-of-way for the...
14 Jan 2021
Nitrogen fertilizer: The Farmer’s Worst Enemy Since the 80’s, farmers have been making intensive use of nitrogen fertilizer, which has a negative effect both on the environment and human health. According to the UN Environment Program 2020 Study, nitrogen is both “too heavily used in some places – leading to environmental disasters – and poorly distributed in others – leaving the...
24 Nov 2020
Experts agree that the food service industry is in danger. With profit margins in the range of 2 to 4% and a pandemic that is weakening the industry, it’s time for companies to think about creative solutions. In the restaurant industry, demand depends on consumer preferences, income and socio-demographics. Profitability depends on location, food quality and...
14 Oct 2020
The Computer Research Institute of Montréal (CRIM) salutes the acquisition of SOVO Technologies by VITAC Corp., the largest provider of captioning and accessibility services in the United States. SOVO is a Québec-based spin-off company from CRIM that specializes in the production of high-quality captioning in very short timeframes for television or web broadcasts of live events. This acquisition...
05 Oct 2020
An overview of their public service solutions Imagine that on a spring day, that the Saint-Maurice river is set to rise above 2 meters over the next 24 hours. Riverside residents are in shock. They will barely have time to take their personal belongings before leaving their homes. In comes JMap, the cartographic integration platform...
11 Sep 2020
CRIM helps standardize the sharing of Earth data to make it accessible to all. There are thousands of Earth observation data sources. Through expert analysis, we can help anticipate or even prevent natural disasters such as floods and forest fires. However, the state of the data (scattered, disorganized) is such that environmental forecasting becomes challenging....
05 Dec 2018
PRESS RELEASE | For immediate release CRIM is part of a vast technological project on Indigenous languages in Canada Montréal, December 5, 2018 – CRIM is proud to announce the beginning of a long-term collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) on a project to support the revitalization and preservation of Indigenous languages...