iCocoon: the immersive video conferencing system

Erwin Six (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs)

Title of the talk: iCocoon: the immersive video conferencing system

Erwin Six is the department head of Video Technology in Bell Labs Belgium. In his current role, he is leading a research team on video technology, with competence in video coding, analysis & processing. He received a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Ghent University in 2001. After university, he joined the Research & Innovation department of Alcatel, which became part of Bell Labs in 2006. Within both research organizations he has been in different roles – researcher, technical manager and department head.
His research was focused on a number of technical areas such as: Passive Optical Networks, Ethernet Access Networks, Home network Management, Application enabled networks and video technologies.
His innovations resulted in the creation of various new Alcatel-Lucent products: e.g. 7342 GPON, 7302 ISAM, 5580 Home Network Manager, the 5910 Video Service Appliance.
Erwin Six is (co-)author of around 20 papers and more than 20 patents.

Participates in following conferences:
Bell Labs Open Days