Igor García Olaizola

Igor García Olaizola

Dr. Igor García Olaizola obtained his degree in Electronics Engineering by the Universidad of Navarra (Tecnun) in (2001). In 2001 he worked as research assistant in Fraunhofer Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen (IIS), Erlangen (Germany) were he worked in the development of MPEG audio decoders (MP3 & AAC) on FPGAs and DSPs. In 2002 he started as part of the research team of Vicomtech. In 2006 he worked for Vilau (a media engineering company) in consulting, depevelopment and deployment activities especially in the Digital TV market. Since 2007, Igor is the head of Digital Media department in Vicomtech where he has actively participated in R&D projects related with Media Production and Broadcasting technologies. In 2013 he received his PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence by the Faculty of Computer Science of the University of the Basque Country. Igor participated in the COST Action IC1005 HDRi as dissemination chair and currently is associated lecturer in Tecnun. His main research interests are related with multimedia processing and analysis techniques with a special focus on broadcasting technologies.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Digital Media and Broadcasting Technologies Department, Vicomtech-IK4