Since 1989 I am working with Technicolor Research & Innovation (Formely Thomson Research). I am currently part of the Rennes Lab, France focusing on Video Compression (2D and 3D), Human Perception technologies (vision and touch), User Experiences and User’s information sensing. I am graduated from the University of Rennes I with a Ph.D. in 2012 and a M.S. degree in 1986, from the ENST-Br with a Dipl.-Ing. degree in 1988.
From 2008 to 2012, I was Lab manager for the Video Processing & Perception research Lab. (36 people, 6 PhD, 2 post-doc, 11 Interns). During these years, I have been in charge of several research projects and teams (4 to 6 people), including also relationship with our business division, but also academics (INRIA, IRISA, Rennes University, Ecole Centrale de Lyon) and industrial research labs through collaborative projects and interns (PhD, master …). I have also been involved in several European & French collaborative projects such as EUREKA95 (HDMAC), RACE dTTb (digital transmissions), ACTS HAMLET (MPEG2), ESPRIT/ROXY (Internet multicast), IST/Ozone (Ambient Intelligence), ITEA/HD4U (HDTV digital TV). Being Project leader for the RNRT/VISI (video over IP) project, and workpackage leader of the most recent FUI/FuturIm@ges (Future Image formats, 2D/3D) project. I was also member of a number of standards organizations such as MPEG, AFNOR, DVB and some groups (GdR-ISIS, Pôle de compétitivité « images & réseaux »).
Since 2010, I am distinguished Scientist at Technicolor Research and Innovation – New Users Experiences & Interfaces, Autonomous Scenes Capture & Modeling, Video Processing & Coding.