Mr. Stefanos Astaras is a research scientist at Athens Information Technology (AIT) and a PhD candidate at the department of Electronics Systems of Aalborg Universitet. He received his Electrical & Computer Engineering Diploma from University of Patras in 2015. As a part of AIT’s Multimodal Signal Analytics group, he is primarily involved in the facilitation of intelligent spaces. His interests include computer vision, signal processing and embedded design and development. His PhD thesis is on human activity recognition in video streams of fixed and moving cameras. On the non-scientific side, he is involved in cross-platform game development, especially for the web.