CIMMI

Center for Digital Imaging and Interactive Media

Cégep de Sainte-Foy

CIMMI offers applied research services in the field of digital technologies. Its specialists can help develop new ideas, proofs of concept or commercial products. It also has access to government funding programs that can cover 50% to 80% of the cost of a development project.

CIMMI's activities are typically related to the following areas:

  • Digital vision
  • Analysis and processing of images and video sequences
  • Multisensor data fusion
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Multicamera calibration and positioning
  • Augmented reality
  • Virtual reality
  • Three-dimensional reconstruction
  • Medical imaging
  • Web development
  • Development of iOS and Android mobile apps
  • Deep learning and artificial intelligence.

CIMMI

2440, chemin Ste-Foy Québec G1V 1T2 418 781-2464

General Expertises

  • 2D and 3D animation
  • 3D scanning
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Artificial vision
  • Digital imaging
  • Digital technologies
  • Geographic information system (GIS)
  • Geomatics
  • Health
  • Industry 4.0
  • Interactive media
  • Internet of Things
  • Remote sensing
  • Smart cities
  • Software and development
  • Video games

Specific expertises

  • 3D surface and volume modeling CAD/CAM
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Creation of virtual reality and/or augmented reality applications
  • Geomatics
    • Augmented reality
    • Georeferencing
    • Lidar data processing
  • Industrial and medical digital imaging (2D/3D)
  • Simulation 3D
  • Software optimization (parallelization, GPU programming)
  • Web and multimedia technologies (in support of other activities)

Areas of intervention

  • Aeronautics and aerospace
  • Agriculture
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Artificial vision
  • Biomedical industry
  • Circular economy
  • Defence and security
  • Digital imaging
  • Digital technologies
  • Geographic information system (GIS)
  • Maritime sector
  • Medical equipment
  • Remote sensing
  • Video games

Examples of applications

  • 3D image registration with digital model
  • 3D reconstruction from point clouds on tablet and PC
  • Cloud computing, real-time communication with WebSockets, virtual machines and virtualization, interface ergonomics and accessibility of user interfaces (Web and mobile)
  • Development of algorithms for analyzing and processing 2-D and 3-D images:
  • Face detection and recognition
  • Identification of key images in one’s video sequence
  • Partitioning and pattern recognition in radiological and CT images
  • Pose calculation for the tracking of movements
  • Quality control in digital mammography and computed tomography
  • Parallel augmented reality application: learning physics through playing

Equipments

With our LabMedia 3D you can rent the following equipment :

  • Augmented reality glasses (Hololens, Hololens 2, Varjo XR-1 soon available)
  • Immersive VR Camera : Insta360 Pro 2
  • Modeling software (Unity, Geomagic Studio VXElement, VXModel, Maya, City Engine, Blender, Sketchup Pro)
  • Motion sensors (Kinect I and II)
  • Portable 3D Scanners (Go! Scan Models 20 and 50 from Ametek-Creaform)
  • Virtual reality headsets (Oculus Go, Oculus Rift S, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, HTC Vive Pro, HTC Vive Cosmos)