About

SmallPixels

Small Pixels is an Academic Spin-Off of the University of Firenze, founded on August 17th, 2020 by a team of dedicated researchers from the Media Integration and Communication Center. Our cutting-edge technology for video enhancement has earned us numerous awards, including Winner at STARTS CMFT Manager Italia 2019 and Winner at Borsa della Ricerca XI Forum 2020. Our research has been presented at esteemed international conferences such as ACM Mile High Video 2022 (selected start-up presentation) and ACM Multimedia 2021 and 2020 (selected oral presentation). With the backing of our investor, Vertis SGR, we have been able to transform scientific breakthroughs into unique products that enhance the video experience for audiences worldwide.

Our Mission

At Small Pixels, our mission is to lead the way in AI software solutions that elevate the perceptual quality of video. Our cutting-edge technology enables us to optimize video transmission on low-bandwidth channels or at low resolutions, while minimizing storage costs. We are passionate about improving the viewing experience for audiences worldwide, and our goal is to transform the video industry by delivering innovative solutions that enhance quality and reduce costs. We are committed to leveraging the power of AI to revolutionize the way videos are created, shared, and enjoyed.

Our Vision

At Small Pixels, we envision a world where video AI solutions are not only cutting-edge and innovative, but also sustainable and environmentally conscious. We believe that our technology should help reduce energy consumption and waste, while at the same time driving growth and innovation in the video broadcasting industry and creative studios.

Our goal is to create video AI solutions that are highly efficient, utilizing the latest advances in machine learning and computer vision to optimize resource utilization and minimize environmental impact. By promoting sustainability and energy consumption minimization, we strive to create a brighter future for generations to come.

We also recognize that the video industry is constantly evolving, and we are committed to staying at the forefront of technological innovation. We aim to provide our clients with the most advanced and reliable AI-powered video solutions, enabling them to stay ahead of the curve and meet the demands of their audiences.

Overall, our vision is to make video AI sustainable, ethical, and impactful, while driving technological growth and innovation in the video broadcasting industry and creative studios.

Our Team

Fabio Clabot

Fabio Clabot

Chief Executive Officer

An innovative goal-driven leader with more than 20 years of experience in the Telco and Media Entertainment industries.

Ottavio Crivaro

Ottavio Crivaro

Executive Advisor

Entrepreneur, Company Advisor and Investor with more than 20 years of expertise on Innovation and Tech Transfer in deeptech domains.

Tiberio Uricchio

Tiberio Uricchio

Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer

MBA in digital innovation, PhD, Researcher, has 10+ years of expertise in AI and CV research. Assistant professor at the University of Macerata.

Alberto Del Bimbo

Alberto Del Bimbo

Co-Founder, Scientific Advisor

Alberto del Bimbo is Full Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Firenze, University of Firenze, Italy.

Marco Bertini

Marco Bertini

Co-Founder, Scientific Advisor

Marco Bertini is Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Firenze, Italy.

Lorenzo Seidenari

Lorenzo Seidenari

Co-Founder, Scientific Advisor

Lorenzo Seidenari is Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Firenze, Italy.

Leonardo Galteri

Leonardo Galteri

Co-Founder, AI Engineer

Leonardo Galteri is Research Fellow at Pegaso Telematic University.

Matteo Bruni

Matteo Bruni

Senior AI Engineer

Matteo Bruni was PostDoc researcher at the University of Firenze, Italy. Currently is a Machine Learning engineer at Small Pixels.

Francesco Turchini

Francesco Turchini

Senior AI Engineer

Francesco Turchini was PostDoc researcher at the University of Firenze, Italy. Currently is a Machine Learning engineer at Small Pixels.

Claudio Baecchi

Claudio Baecchi

Senior AI Engineer

Claudio Baecchi was PostDoc researcher at the University of Firenze, Italy. Currently is a Computer Vision engineer at Small Pixels.

Ivan Prosperi

Ivan Prosperi

AI Engineer

Ivan Prosperi is a Computer Vision engineer research fellow at Small Pixels.

Awards

Small Pixels Award - ACM Mile High Video 2022

ACM Mile High Video 2022

Selected Start-up presentation

Fast and effective AI approaches for video quality improvement

M. Bertini, L. Galteri, L. Seidenari, T. Uricchio, A. Del Bimbo

Small Pixels Award - ACM Multimedia 2021

ACM Multimedia 2021

Selected oral presentation

Fast Video Visual Quality and Resolution Improvement using SR-UNet

F. Vaccaro, M. Bertini, T. Uricchio, A. Del Bimbo

Small Pixels Award - ACM Multimedia 2020

ACM Multimedia 2020

Selected oral presentation

Increasing Video Perceptual Quality with GANs and Semantic Coding

L. Galteri, M. Bertini, L. Seidenari, T. Uricchio, A. Del Bimbo

Small Pixels Award - Borsa della Ricerca XI Forum 2020

Borsa della Ricerca XI Forum 2020

Winner

Small Pixels Award - ACM Multimedia 2019

ACM Multimedia 2019

Best demo award

Small Pixels Award - Start Cup Toscana 2019

Start Cup Toscana 2019

2° classified

Small Pixels Award - STARTS CMFT Manager Italia 2019

STARTS CMFT Manager Italia 2019

Winner

Small Pixels Award - Premio Nazionale Innovazione 2019

Premio Nazionale Innovazione 2019

Finalist

Work with us

Contact us for open positions!

info@small-pixels.com