November 18, 2009: Zone lab embarks on developing motion estimation techniques that would enable enhanced video compression.

October 2009: There is a need for augmenting existing traffic lights to produce audio signals. Mahendra Samarawickrama has undertaken to do this project under the guidance of Dr. Chulantha Kulasekere.







Zone24x7 - University of Moratuwa

Electronic Systems Research Laboratory

Welcome. The Zone24x7 - University of Moratuwa Electronic Systems Research Laboratory is one of the two industry-sponsored research laboratories in the Department. Guided by the vision, "Global Research Locally" the laboratory engages in carrying out cutting-edge world-class research. Zone24x7 - UoM Laboratory is the main research arm of Zone24x7 Inc.

The research carried out in the laboratory span the areas of electronic systems, embedded systems, biomedical instrumentation and computer vision.

The laboratory employs top graduates as researchers who demonstrate a high research potential. The researchers in the laboratory benefit from state-of-the-art equipment, high-quality work and research environment while receiving research advice from the Department's faculty and Zone24x7 parent company's expertise. Some research students choose to follow a M.Sc. program at the Department as well. Some of our research students have secured admission to the Johns Hopkins University and other prestigious graduate schools.

Zone24x7 Inc., the sponsor of the laboratory, is a leading provider of global technology innovation services, headquartered in San Jose, California. The company offers information technology products and services specialized in business process and technology rationalization. Zone24x7's blue chip clients includes fortune 1000 customers, leading hardware manufacturers and leading customers from Retail, Healthcare and Government sectors. Founded in 2003, Zone24x7 has Technology Development and Research Centers in many locations in the USA, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. By collaborating with this vibrant industry partner Zone24x7 - University of Moratuwa Electronic Systems Research Laboratory strives to highlight presence of Sri Lanka on the map by carrying out world-class research at the Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering.