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eSAME is proud to announce its two keynote speakers for 2017 edition

Jean-Pierre Giacalone will present a keynote  at 9:10 titled :

“From Advanced Driving Assistance Systems to Autonomous Drive: The complexity challenge”


Jean-Pierre Giacalone

Renault, ADAS/AD Systems Architecture

Jean-Pierre has got his engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electronique, d’Electrotechnique, d’Informatique et d’Hydraulique de Toulouse (ENSEEIHT), in 1985. He has 30 years of experience in Video processing, Video Analytics and Wireless Displays Systems as well as in Digital Signal Processing. His domains of expertise include Hardware, Software, system integration and System-On-Chip micro-architecture. He joined Intel Corporation in  2008 where he is a Principal Engineer. Jean-Pierre is the owner of 16 patents in the fields of video, video conferencing, and DSP. In his current role at Intel he leads Video systems architecture for key high-end Intel platforms serving mobile and ultra-mobile  markets (including tablets, phones and glasses), wolrdwide, some of these platforms currently in production.

Rod Watt will present a keynote at 13:20 titled :

“Advanced IP solutions to enable the autonomous automotive revolution”

 Rod Watt

arm, Director, Vehicle Arch & System Analysis

Rod Watt has over 20 years experience in electronics industry in the field of high speed digital design and analog circuitry. Extensive knowledge of systems design especially high end microprocessor systems. He is responsible for the design and development of many of the telecom industry’s most complex and innovative solutions.

As Director System Architecture, he is responsible for various markets including Automotive, IoT, Healthcare, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Network Operators and Security.



Awards eSAME 2015

Awards have been annonced at the eSAME 2015 closing session
Life Achievement Award : Pierre Bricaud
Best Paper : Michele Magno, ETH Zurich
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Best University Booth : Chaka Kone, “Real Life Emotion Recognition Using Physiological Signals”, University Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France
Best Trainee : Raphael Cathelain, “On the use of differential microphone array for echo cancellation”, Intel
STM32 Nucleo IoT Contest : 
1ier prix : “Wireless Pong Game!” “Ping-Pong Virtuel sans fil” :Fatima Diop, Alexandre Hochart, Clément Le Marquis, Mickael Renault, Polytech’Nice Sophia
2ieme prix : “Embedded security features in bike Helmets” A. Sotoca, J. Forest, Polytech’Nice Sophia
3ieme prix : “Luggage monitoring system” M. Cosker, F. Baurreau”, LEAT
Prix Lycéen : Quiz Métier de l’Ingénieur : Mathias Viey, Lycée Audiberti, Antibes

STM32 Nucleo eSAME IoT Contest : On your mark, get set, develop !

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November 5, 2015 Sophia-Antipolis

Green your electronics: less power, more value

Enter the STM32 Nucleo esame IoT Contest, develop the most innovative and fun “green electronics” project and win a GoPro Hero 4 or a STM32F7 Discovery Kit.

Register, grab your ST’s NUCLEO-L052RE and X-NUCLEO-IDB04A1 Bluetooh low energy expansion board, and start your project development on ARM mbed.
ST will support the installation, debug and optimization of the projects in the morning of the contest day on November 5, 2015.
Projects will be open to public in the afternoon.
The jury will nominate the most innovative and creative projects and distribute the prizes to the 3 winners.
All developments (SW and HW) must be open and available to the community.
More information on :

On your mark, get set, develop !

We remind you that online registration are open on :
The technical program is available on :

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November 5, 2015