LDV Vision Summit 2015: Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge Winner

Alessio Dore, Head of Research at Wirewax. Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge Winner. ©Robert Wright/LDV Vision Summit

Alessio Dore, Head of Research at Wirewax. Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge Winner. ©Robert Wright/LDV Vision Summit

Congratulations to Alessio Dore and his team at Wirewax for winning our LDV Vision Summit - Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge for their Video Search solution. 

"The Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge at the LDV Vision Summit is a unique opportunity for students, recent grads and aspiring innovators to demonstrate their talents before a distinguished and influential panel of judges from successful startups, VC firms, universities and media companies. This year's finalists applied advanced computer vision and machine learning technology to problem domains including home price estimation from images, augmented reality on street view maps and video content auto-tagging. The winner, Alessio Dore from Wirewax, wowed the judges with his video understanding technology's potential to facilitate visual commerce." Serge Belongie, Professor, Cornell Tech

They won $5,000 free AWS credits via their AWS Activate program and more…

We were honored to have an incredible all star group of judges for this competition:

- Peter Welinder, Engineer, Dropbox  
- Patrick Eggen, Qualcomm Ventures
- Pete Warden, Engineer, Google  
- Geoff Judge, Partner, iNovia Capital
- Serge Belongie, Professor, Computer Vision, Cornell Tech
- Jan Erik Solem, CEO, Mapillary  
- Moshe Bercovich, GM, Shutterfly  
- Kristen Grauman, Assoc. Professor, U. Texas at Austin
- Mor Naaman, Cornell Tech; Co-Founder, Seen.co
- Andrea Frome, Google Brain, Computer Vision
- Ramesh Raskar, Assoc. Professor, MIT Media Lab
- Avi Muchnick, Director of Products, Adobe
- Ira Kemelmacher, Assist. Professor, U. of Washington
- Samson Timoner, CTO, Scalable Display Tech.
- Sean Ammirati, Partner, Birchmere Ventures

Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge Judges ©Robert Wright/LDV Vision Summit

Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge Judges ©Robert Wright/LDV Vision Summit