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Internship | Computer vision: Automatic ball detection in sports videos

Location

Den Haag

Education type

university (wo)

Type

Internship and graduation project

Hours a week

Fulltime – 40

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What will you be doing?

Sport and Media are topics in which our computer vision technology has a perfect fit. TNO is working on leading projects in this sector and we are looking for a student who is willing to take on a challenge. TNO is able to detect players on a sport field in real time by using camera technology and image processing. Now we face the challenge to detect and track the ball in real time sport videos. We’ve got a complete data pipeline ready for you along with a large set of sport videos.  We are looking for a pragmatic and creative student who is able to program an efficient algorithm to detect and track the ball in real time. We’ve got help from professional sport analysts who we can ask (almost) anything and with this challenge you are very close to solutions that are used in the field. In this way you are building a bridge between TNO’s research and leading sport applications. An offer you cannot refuse!

The Intelligent Imaging research group is a young, passionate and creative group of professionals (40 people) specialized in the development of groundbreaking applications in the fields of computer vision and deep learning. One third of the group has started working for us in the past two years

What do we require of you?

You are in the final stages of your degree in artificial intelligence, computer science, physics, mathematics, electrical engineering or a similar degree and have some track record in the field of computer vision. You have experience in programming in Matlab and/or Python, you are pragmatic and focused on making things work. Next to technical expertise we value communication skills and a client-oriented, results-driven attitude to add value to our clients and the Dutch society as a whole.

You can start your internship at any moment, for a period of at least 4 months.

What can you expect of your work situation?

TNO is an independent research organisation whose expertise and research make an important contribution to the competitiveness of companies and organisations, to the economy and to the quality of society as a whole. Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for. With 3000 people we develop knowledge not for its own sake but for practical application. To create new products that make life more pleasant and valuable and help companies innovate. To find creative answers to the questions posed by society. We work for a variety of customers: governments, the SME sector, large companies, service providers and non-governmental organisations. Working together on new knowledge, better products and clear recommendations for policy and processes. In everything we do, impact is the key. Our product and process innovations and recommendations are only worth something if our customers can use them to boost their competitiveness.

What can TNO offer you?

You want to work on the precursor of your career; a work placement gives you an opportunity to take a good look at your prospective future employer. TNO goes a step further. It’s not just looking that interests us; you and your knowledge are essential to our innovation. That’s why we attach a great deal of value to your personal and professional development. You will, of course, be properly supervised during your work placement and be given the scope for you to get the best out of yourself. Naturally, we provide suitable work placement compensation.

Application process

For our vacancies it is required that, before you can start the internship, the AIVD issues a security clearance after conducting a security screening. This process may take up to 8 weeks. If you have been abroad for more than 3 consecutive months in the past 5 years, or if you do not have the Dutch nationality, the process may take longer. In most of these cases you can start after 3-4 months. For more information, please visit the AIVD website. Please mention in your application the length of your project and the desired starting date. You will receive an appropriate internship fee.

Has this vacancy sparked your interest?

Then please feel free to apply on this vacancy! For further questions don’t hesitate to contact us.
Please send us your CV, motivation letter and list of marks.


Contact: Raimon Pruim
Phone number: +31 (0)6-118 03897



Note that applications via email and third party applications are not taken into consideration.

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