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
Erwin Six is (co-)author of around 20 papers and more than 20 patents.