For the Moving Pictures Technology department in Erlangen, the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is currently seeking an/a
Intern / Student Assistant for the development of algorithms in post-production

Our Moving Picture Technologies Department conducts research and development into algorithms, which are used in the post-production of film material and integrates them into professional post-production tools. Post-production involves processing, editing and enhancing films with virtual effects. Light-field camera arrays open up a wide range of possibilities in post-production, such as creating virtual camera movement, a change in the depth of field or a shift in zoom referred to as a matrix effect. Creating these effects in cinema-quality requires processing the image material from the camera array with the use of algorithms. This work involves filtering, as well as the generation of disparity maps.

Additional information about light-field cameras in production and post-production, as well as a video about the origin of film is available at: http://www.iis.fraunhofer.de/de/ff/bsy/tech/lichtfeld.html.

Participating in the development of post-production image processing algorithms for professional film and television production sounds exciting to you?

Then we have the right position for you:
You will implement and enhance post-production algorithms as well as test and document the results of your work.

What we expect from you

  • You are currently studying electronics engineering, computer science, information and communication technologies or a related field
  • You have experience in at least one programming language such as C++, Java or Matlab
  • You have basic knowledge in the area of image processing
  • You are available from now on (as a student assistant: 10-12 hours a week or as an intern: for a period of at least three months

What you can expect from us

  • An interesting application-oriented field of research with innovative projects and a state-of-the-art laboratory environment
  • Extensive professional support from scientific mentors
  • Flexible hours that allow you to balance your studies and on-the-job experience
  • An open and friendly work environment
  • Sufficient opportunity to develop your interests and skills

We can also offer you the opportunity to complete a study or graduate thesis in conjunction with our institute in one of the aforementioned fields. The thesis will be assigned and carried out in accordance with the rules of your university. For this reason, please discuss the thesis with a professor who can advise you over the course of the project.

If you have any questions about this opening, please contact: Michel Bätz (michel.baetz@iis.fraunhofer.de) phone: +49 (0) 9131 776 5115.

Please submit your application (PDF: including a cover letter, your CV and your latest transcripts of records) to: Nina Wörlein, via our career portal, quoting reference number 42126. We look forward to receiving your application in English or German!

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