Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) (P4) is project coordinator of the Art.Live IST project related to mixed realities and transfictions applications of MPEG-4 scenes composers. UCL is also prime contractor of the PRIAM IST project whose aim is to develop generic tools for navigating through huge images through the use of the JPEG-2000 standard.
UCL has also developed through past European projects a strong and pioneering expertise in watermarking technology for images. Several projects are still on duty on this thematic.
UCL has several international scientific collaborations including partners in France (ENST-Paris and CNRS-Nice) MIT at Boston and Berkeley in San Francisco. UCL is an early partner of COST 211.