Head of Image Understanding
phone: +49 7031 4389 873
mail: uwe.franke at daimler.com
Uwe Franke received his Diploma degree and his PhD degree both in electrical communictions engineering from Aachen Technical University in 1983 and 1988. Since 1989 he is with Daimler Research&Development. He developed Daimler's lane departure warning system (Spurassistent) and has been working on stereo vision since 1996. Since 2000 he is head of Daimler's image understanding group. The algorithms developed by this group are the basis for Daimler's Stereo Camera based safety systems that are commercially available in mid- and upper class Mercedes Benz vehicles since 2013.