Computer scientist Hannes Mareen won the Agoria Prize


Hannes Mareen has won the 10th Agoria Prize with his innovative thesis.  Scriptie vzw and Agoria Vlaanderen award the strongest technological and innovative thesis.
The thesis of Hannes ( "Multimedia Forensics: a Novel Fingerprinting Approach for Digital images and Video") describes possibilities for tackling digital piracy effectively. Via specific software, an invisible watermark is applied to digital images and videos so that judicial authorities can quickly identify the perpetrator.