• Project Data

    European FP7 Project
    The CONVERGENCE project is funded by the European Union's 7th Framework Programme
    Collaborative Project
    Grant agreement n. FP7-257123

    CNIT (Consorzio Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni)
    Prof. Nicola Blefari Melazzi

    Community contribution to the project
    2,989,140 Euro

    Project start date
    June, 1, 2010

    Project end date
    May, 31, 2013


clip_image002 Andrea de Polo
Head R&D lab


Mr. De Polo manages and directs a staff of 8 including a Multimedia Development Manager and 7 support personnel responsible for electronic photographic indexing. In this role he has coordinated a number of EU-funded projects and led the Alinari Save our Memory project, which aims to catalogue, digitalize and provide online access to professional, educational and social network users.

Relevant Publications:
  1. Digital Protection in the Commercial World, EVA Cambridge-U.K
  2. Copyright and Security on the Net, APRES Congress, Barcelona, Spain
  3. “Electronic Publishing between Present and Future” (Firenze) Tuscany Communication Association
  4. Encryption and Security for the Cultural Heritage, EVA Firenze (1998)
  5. Color Correction into Cultural Heritage, Seville, Spain.