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What SIGGRAPH taught me to look out for as a designer. Part 2: Virtual Reality

29th August 2018
I still remember the first time I tried a VR headset. It was the Oculus Rift dev kit 1. It was heavy, with a lot of wires, and with a lot of taking it off, adjusting the settings, then putting it back on again. But it was magical nonetheless. That was 5 years ago and a lot has changed. But is VR ready to go mainstream yet? If you are a designer, how can you prepare for this? Let’s dive in!
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What SIGGRAPH taught me to look out for as a designer. Part 1: Augmented Reality

28th August 2018
I was very lucky to attend SIGGRAPH 2018 on behalf of AltumView. I got to see the latest developments in hardware, software, and machine learning and get a good idea on what to expect for the next few years. Most importantly I got a few glimpses on what kind of an effect these emerging technologies could have on designers.
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Dr. Wang Elected as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

19th June 2018
On June 18, 2018, The Canadian Academy of Engineering inducted 57 new Fellows and two new International Fellows. Among them is our Chief Scientist, Dr. Jane Wang.
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New Batch of Fresh Grads of AltumView 2018

15th June 2018
On June 18, 2018, The Canadian Academy of Engineering inducted 57 new Fellows and two new International Fellows. Among them is our Chief Scientist, Dr. Jane Wang.
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Innovative Skin Imaging Award from ISBS ’18

4th June 2018
The International Society for Biophysics and Imaging of the Skin (ISBS), informally formed in 1976 and formally constituted in 1993, gathers dermatologists, occupational physicians, physiologists, biochemists, pharmacologists, toxicologists, cosmetic scientists and engineers to share a common interest in the development, use and spread of knowledge on skin bioengineering and imaging techniques...
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The Grads of AltumView 2018

1st june 2018
Summer is in full swing, and incidentally, so are university convocations. Following UBC’s convocation ceremony, we would like to recognize the four members of Altumview who have just graduated (some for the second time).
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Welcoming Dr. Ye Lu, our new CTO

6th October 2017
Vancouver-based artificial intelligence and computer vision startup company AltumView Systems Inc. announced that industry veteran Dr. Ye Lu will be joining the company as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), responsible for setting the company’s vision and strategic direction, as well as leading the company’s product development.
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Sponsoring Vancouver Startup Week 2017

21st September 2017
VSW2017 is an incredible gathering of entrepreneurs, developers, investors, and community leaders, all coming together to celebrate one of the top tech hubs in the world. The city will be teeming with events, including presentations from some of the biggest names in the tech scene. Last year, VSW brought together more than 3,000 people to more than 70 different events and run by dozens of amazing community partners.
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Welcoming Professor Jane Wang, our new Chief Scientist

1st September 2017
Vancouver-based artificial intelligence and computer vision startup company AltumView Systems Inc. announced that Professor Jane Wang at University British Columbia (UBC) has joined the company as the Chief Scientist. She will lead AltumView’s research in strategic areas, such as deep learning and its applications in different scenarios.
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Attending CVPR ’17

30th July 2017
As a bronze sponsor, AltumView attended the prestigious CVPR 2017 conference in Hawaii from July 21 to July 26. CVPR is the number one venue in Computer Vision, ranked by Google Scholar’s h-index metric. As deep learning has moved from an academic breakthrough to the most powerful and disrupting technology driving force of our era, this year’s CVPR draws 5000 attendees from academia, industry, and the government, nearly double the number just three years ago. The 130 industrial sponsors also set a new record for the conference.
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We’re at ISC West ’17!

5th April 2017
International Security Conference West 2017 was held in Vegas NV from April 5-7, 2017. AltumView demonstrated several new product and technologies on the show, including real-time facial recognition camera, Hi3519V100 SOM featuring deep learning and machine learning, Age/Gender estimation camera, AEE Sparrow Drones.

Speaking at USTC

22nd March 2017
Our CEO, Dr. John Wu, was invited to speak on the topic of “Artificial Intelligence and Big Data” at University of Science and Technology of China, on the 15th Entrepreneurs’ Salon and Alumni’s Forum, in Hefei China.

We’re featured by BC TECH

15th November 2016
This week’s Spotlight on Tech features AltumView, a company that designs and sells intelligent cameras. They also focus on developing advanced algorithms for smart cameras.
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Unveiling Ceremony

16th October 2016
The unveiling ceremony for AltumView’s new office was held on Oct 18 at our new location.

Moving again!

6th October 2016
After less than four months, we outgrew our space at BCTIA, and moved to a new office at 103A 8525 Baxter Place, Burnaby, BC.

Moved to BCTIA Innovation Hub!

10th June 2016
AltumView just moved to BCTIA Innovation Hub, 887 Great Northern Way, Vancouver, BC.