Current Projects List

Oceans 2.0
Project Overview

Detailed Description
Principal Researchers
Project Deliverables & Milestones
Technology Demonstrations
Press Coverage
Publications, Reports & Presentations

Project Deliverables & Milestones

A: Aug. 31, 2008

  • Project web site established.
  • Project staff hired.
  • Preliminary camera re-assembly.
  • Selection of compression/IP board.
  • Evaluation of existing software.

B: Feb. 28, 2009

  • Order and reception of compression/IP board.
  • Integration of HDTV camera hardware with all new components and bench tests.
  • Dry test and integration of camera hardware with software.
  • Preparation for deployment.
  • Test of existing software using camera in an “re-assembly” state.
  • Design of middleware and coding completed.
  • Design of web-based camera control interface and coding using Web 2.0 environment completed.
  • Test software command chain with hardware.
  • Setup camera display and control system at the Vancouver Aquarium.

C: Aug. 31, 2009

  • Train Vancouver Aquarium staff in the use of the system.
  • Press event.
  • Access and search a repository of underwater video recordings (interoperability implementation).
  • Design video annotation system to be integrated with the DMAS system.

C: Feb. 28, 2010

  • Implement/integrate or adapt existing video annotation system.
  • Test existing automated feature detection in recorded video.
  • Workshop on underwater cameras.