E42 Jonathan Horgan and Ganesh Sistu, Computer Vision and Deep Learning at Valeo Vision Systems

Welcome to episode 42 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland and abroad.

Today’s guests are Valeo Vision Systems’ Computer Vision & Deep Learning Architecture Manager Jonathan Horgan and Computer Vision & Deep Learning Engineer Ganesh Sistu. Valeo Vision Systems automated parking and computer vision research hub in Tuam, County Galway specialise in the design and manufacturing of advanced Driver Assistance Systems.

From being first to market in Europe with rear camera and surround view systems to producing next-generation vision systems and autonomous driving products, Valeo Vision Systems has long been at the cutting edge of development in automotive vision applications. It is their mission to be the World Leader within the automotive industry by developing innovative camera systems and providing situational awareness solutions using cutting-edge technology.

In this fascinating episode, Jonathan and Ganesh will share with you:

  • The great work Valeo Vision Systems do in the automotive industry
  • Will Autonomous Driving live up the hype?
  • Challenges they face in working with self-driving vehicle products
  • Building a use-case catalogue to help overcome potential problems
  • What needs to be done before Autonomous Vehicles are the norm in society
  • How the people, place and projects make Valeo a great place to work
  • Where the future of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning heading in the near future





What did you make of Jonathan and Ganesh’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous driving heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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Author: AI Ireland

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