PUBLICATIONS

AlpVision is actively developing disruptive technologies for almost 20 years, as indicated by a growing list of patents.

Our expertise stems from solid scientific background in signal processing with proven track record of active research activity.

Patents

1. F. Jordan, M. Kutter, Y. Delacretaz
Cognitive computing methods and systems based on biological neural networks. 2019.
Patents: WO2020049182A1

2. F. Jordan, N. Rudaz, Y. Delacretaz, M. Kutter
Authentication machine learning from multiple digital representations. 2018.
Patent: WO2019122271A1, CN111480167A

3. M. Kutter, F. Jordan
Method and apparatus for authentication of a 3D structure. 2016.
Patents: WO2017080975A1, EP3374975A1, US10789463B2, US10019627B2, CN106682912A, HK1256813A1

4. N. Rudaz, M. Kutter, F. Jordan, J. C. Gilles, P. Durant
Method for generating a security bi-level image for a banknote. 2009.
Patents: WO2011029845A2, EP2296362B1, AT546011T, AU2010294295B2, ES2381244T3, US9317988B2, CA2772486C, JP5520384B2

5. F. Jordan, M. Kutter, C. Di Venuto
Method to authenticate genuine tablets manufactured by compressing powder. 2009.
Patents WO2010072745A1, EP2379044A1, US20110262536A1

6. F. Jordan, M. Kutter, N. Rudaz
Multimodal security feature for counterfeit detection of banknotes and security documents. 2006.
Patents WO2006097900A1, EP1859416A1, US20080164689A1

7. F. Jordan, M. Kutter, C. Di Venuto Dayer
Means for using microstructure of materials surface as a unique identifier. 2006.
Patents: WO2007028799A1, EP3399462A1, EP2960830B1, EP2024899B1, DK2024899T3, ES2561058T3, US8180174B2, US9208394B2, US9390345B2, US9710902B2, US10332247B2, US20120243797A1, US20160379358A1, US20160140420A1, US20170286769A1, US20190340748A1, HK1122887A1

8. N. Rudaz, M. Kutter, F. Jordan, J. C. Gilles, P. Durant
Banknotes with a printed security image that can be detected with one-dimensional signal processing. 2005.
Patents: WO2006048368A1, EP1691539A1, EP1714246B1, PL1714246T3, DE602005004263T2, AT383624T, DK1714246T3, ES2301067T3, SI1714246T1, PT1714246E, NO20074145L, US7991186B2, CA2597088C, AU2005300589B2, JP5009169B2

9. F. Jordan, M. Kutter, N. Rudaz
Method to Apply an Invisible Mark on a Media. 2005.
Patents: WO2006087351A2, EP1690697A1, EP1849139B1, US7965862B2, CA2596103C, EA011682B1, CN101120384B, AU2006215563B2, BRPI0607163A2, MX2007009522A, ZA200706805B

10. F. Jordan, M. Kutter
Method for robust asymmetric modulation spatial marking with spatial sub-sampling. 2002.
Patents: WO2004028140A1, EP1433305B1, CH695718A5, DE60324516D1, DK1433305T3, AT413771T, ES2316864T3, PT1433305E, SI1433305T1, CY1109802T1, US7492920B2, AU2003260917A1

11. F. Jordan, R. Meylan, M. Kutter
Method for preventing counterfeiting or alteration of a printed or engraved surface. 2001.
Patents: WO2002025599A1, EP2261867B1, EP1319219B1, DE60143487D1, DK1319219T3, AT488822T, ES2356598T3, US7684088B2, CN1252653C

12. T. Ebrahimi, F. Jordan, M. Kutter
Method for marking a compressed digital video signal 1998.
Patents: WO1999004570A1, EP0997042B1, DE69813230T2, AT237210T, US6785332B1

13. T. Vynne, F. Jordan
Embedding a digital signature in a video sequence. 1997.
Patent US5960081A

Publications in scientific journals

 14. F. Jordan, M. Kutter
Identifying counterfeit medicines with industry-suitable technologies Pharmaceutical Engineering 
The Official Magazine of ISPEMay/June 2012, Vol. 32

15. M. Kutter
Protecting pharmaceutical products from counterfeiting using digital imaging technologies
January 2006, Die Pharmazeutische Industrie 68(8):1005-1008

16. C. S. Lu, H. Y. M. Liao, M. Kutter
Denoising and copy attacks resilient watermarking by exploiting prior knowledge at detector
April 2002, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing 11(3):280 – 292 doi: 10.1109/83.988961

17. M. Kutter, S. Winkler
A vision-based masking model for spread-spectrum image watermarking
February 2002, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing 11(1):16-25 doi: 10.1109/83.977879

18. J. R. Hernández-Martin, M. Kutter
Information retrieval in digital watermarking
September 2001, IEEE Communications Magazine 39(8):110 – 116 doi: 10.1109/35.940051

19. F. Kutter, F. Bossen
Digital signature of color images using amplitude modulation 
Proc. SPIE 3022, Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases V, (15 January 1997); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.263442

20. P. Vandergheynst, M. Kutter, S. Winkler
Wavelet-Based Contrast Computation and Application to Digital Image Watermarking
December 2000, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering doi: 10.1117/12.408658

21. M. Kutter, F. A. P. Petitcolas
Fair evaluation methods for image watermarking systems
October 2000, Journal of Electronic Imaging 9(4):445-455 doi: 10.1117/1.1287594

22. M. Kutter, S. Voloshynovskiy, A. Herrigel
Watermark copy attack
May 2000, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering doi: 10.1117/12.384991

23. M. Kutter S. V. Voloshynovskiy, and A Herrigel
Watermark copy attack
Proc. SPIE 3971, Security and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents II, (9 May 2000); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.384991

24. M. Kutter
Performance Improvement of Spread Spectrum Based Image Watermarking Schemes Through M-ary Modulation

25. J. Puate, F. Jordan
Using Fractal Compression Scheme to Embed a Digital Signature Into an Image
March 2000, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering doi: 10.1117/12.263382

26. F. Hartung, M. Kutter
Multimedia watermarking techniques
August 1999, Proceedings of the IEEE 87(7):1079 – 1107 doi: 10.1109/5.771066

27. L. Piron, M. Arnold, M. Kutter, W. Funk, J. M. Boucqueau, F. Craven
OCTALIS benchmarking : comparison of four watermarking techniques
April 1999, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering 3657 doi: 10.1117/12.344673

28. M. Kutter
Watermarking resisting to translation, rotation, and scaling
January 1999, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering doi: 10.1117/12.337432

29. M. Kutter, F. Leprevost
Symbiose von Kryptographie und digitalen Wasserzeichen : effizienter Schutz des Urheberrechtes digitaler Medien.
Conference Paper, Tagungsband des 6. Deutschen IT-Sicherheitskongresses des BSI (1999)

30. M. Kutter
Digital Image Watermarking: Hiding Information in Images
1999, PhD Thesis, EPFL, Lausanne

31. M. Kutter
Watermarking Resisting to Translation, Rotation, and Scaling
December 1998, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering 3528

32. S. Horbelt, F. Jordan, T. Ebrahimi
View-Dependent Texture Coding For Transmission Of Virtual Environment
1997, Computer Science doi:10.1049/CP:19970931

33. F. Jordan, M. Schutz, M. Kunt
Fast Hybrid Block/region-Based Algorithm For Object Tracking
September 1998 ,Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering

34. H Nicolas, M. Schutz, F Jordan
Parallel Implementation Of A 3-D Subband Decomposition Algorithm For Digital Image Sequence Compression On The Cray T3d
September 1998, CUG 1995 Spring Proceedings, March 13-17, Denver, 1995, Cray User Group, Inc.

35. S. Horbelt, F. Jordan, T Ebrahimi
Streaming of photo-realistic texture mapped on 3D surface Streaming of photo-realistic texture mapped on 3D surface
Proceedings of International Conference on Image Processing, Santa Barbara, CA, 1997, pp. 390-393 vol.2, doi: 10.1109/ICIP.1997.638787.

36. C Le Buhan, S Bhattacharjee, F Bossen, F. Jordan, T Ebrahimi
Shape representation and coding of visual objets in multimedia applications — An overview
May 1998, Annals of 10.1007/BF02997675

37. M. Kutter, F. Jordan, F. Bossen
Digital watermarking of color images using amplitude modulation
April 1998, Journal of Electronic Imaging 7(2):326-332 doi: 10.1117/1.482648

38. M. Kutter
Watermarking resisting to translation, rotation and scaling
In: Proc. of SPIE Multimedia Systems and Applications, vol. 3528, pp. 423–431 (1998)Google Scholar

39. S. Horbelt, F Jordan, T. Ebrahimi
View-dependent texture coding for transmission of virtual environment
1997 Sixth International Conference on Image Processing and Its Applications, Dublin, Ireland, 1997, pp. 433-437 vol.1, doi: 10.1049/cp:19970931.

40. H. Nicolas, F. Jordan
Interactive optimization of video compression algorithms on the Cray T3D
January 1996, Computer Science, Corpus ID: 17786517

41. O. Peña, F. Jordan
Texturation and critical currents in cerium-substituted cuprates Bi2Sr2Ca1−Ce Cu2O8 + δ
February 1995, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 140:1315-1316, doi: 10.1016/0304-8853(94)01434-5

42. H. Nicolas, M. Schutz, F Jordan
Parallel Implementation of a 3D-subband decomposition algorithm for digital image sequence compression on the Cray T3D
1995

43. F. Jordan, O. Peña, E. Laxmi-Narsaiah
Magnetism and superconductivity in bismuth cuprates by cationic substitution Bi2Sr2Ca1-xRExCu2O8+δ
November 1994, Journal de Physique III

44. F. Jordan, O. Peña, E. Laxmi-Narsaiah
Magnétisme et supraconductivité par substitution cationique dans les cuprates de bismuth Bi2Sr2Ca{1-x} TRxCu2O{8+δ} : le cérium et le dysprosium
Journal de Physique III, Volume 4, Issue 11, November 1994, pp.2235-2247 doi: 10.1051/jp3:1994275

45. F. Jordan, O. Peña
Superconductivity in the cerium-substituted 2212 bismuth cuprate: Bi2Sr2Ca1-xCexCu2O8+δ
October 1994, Physica C Superconductivity 231(3-4):311-318 doi: 10.1016/0921-4534(94)90638-6

46. S. Horbelt, M. Kutter, F. Jordan
Proposal of a watermarking technique for hiding/retrieving data in compressed and decompressed video

47. S. Horbelt, F. Jordan, T. Ebrahimi
View-dependent texture coding for transmission of virtual environment
Published 1997, Computer Science, DOI:10.1049/CP:19970931

48. F. Jordan, O. Peña, E. Laxmi-Narsaiah
Magnétisme et supraconductivité par substitution cationiquedans les cuprates de bismuth Bi2Sr2Ca1-x TRxCu2O8+: le cérium et le dysprosium
Journal dePhysique III, EDP Sciences, 1994, 4 (11), pp.2235-2247. 10.1051/jp3:1994275. jpa-00249258

49. F. Leprevost, R. Erard, M. Kutter, D. Santa-Cruz, T. Ebrahimi
How to Bypass the Was-senaar Arrangement: A New Application for Watermarking
Conference Paper, 8th ACM International Multimedia Conference

50. F. Kutter
Optical flow estimation based on wavelet transform
MSc Thesis, University of Rhode Island 1996

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