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May 31, 2019

Coral Updates: Project Tutorials, a Downloadable Compiler, and a New Distributor

Google is committed to evolving Coral to make it even easier to build systems with on-device AI.

May 30, 2019

2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Xilinx (Cloud Solutions)

Xilinx's AI Platform is the 2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Cloud Solutions category. Xilinx’s AI Platform provides a comprehensive set of software and IP to enable hardware accelerated AI inference applications. AI vision applications, which rely on convolutional neural networks, are a major target for the Xilinx AI Platform.
May 30, 2019

2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Synopsys (Processors)

Synopsys' EV6x Embedded Vision Processor with Safety Enhancement Package (SEP) Family is the 2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Processors category. Automotive SoC designers must meet stringent requirements for safety and reliability as defined in the ISO 26262 standard to achieve Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) targets. Furthermore, the IP — such as Embedded Vision Processors — that is integrated into the SoC must also meet the same safety and reliability requirements.
May 30, 2019

2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Morpho (Software or Algorithms)

Morpho's Video Processing Software (MVPS) is the 2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Software or Algorithms category. MVPS is a suite of video processing software IPs targeted for embedded devices and cloud-based services. MVPS is application software which packages a variety of video enhancement technologies that are independent from existing plug-ins such as those provided through Adobe's editing software.
May 30, 2019

2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: MediaTek (AI Technology)

MediaTek's Helio P90 is the 2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the AI Technology category. The MediaTek Helio P90 is an AI processing powerhouse boasting the latest AI Processing Unit (APU) 2.0. With a leading fusion AI architecture of an in-house AI Accelerator and off-the-shelf DSP, P90 handles complex AI apps and tasks while running multiple AI functions simultaneously.
May 30, 2019

2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Intel (Developer Tools)

Intel's OpenVINO Toolkit is the 2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Developer Tools category. The OpenVINO toolkit (available as either the Intel Distribution or the Open Source version) is a free software developer toolkit for prototyping and deploying of high performance computer vision (CV) and deep learning (DL) applications from device to cloud across a broad range of Intel platforms.
May 30, 2019

Facebook’s AI Learns How to Get Around an Office by Watching Videos

Researchers describe in a newly published preprint paper an AI training method for navigation that draws on human demonstration videos.

May 30, 2019

AWS Launches Textract, Machine Learning for Text and Data Extraction

Textract, a cloud-hosted and fully managed service, uses machine learning to parse data tables, forms, and whole pages for text and data.

May 30, 2019

2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Infineon Technologies (Cameras and Sensors)

Infineon Technologies' IRS2381C 3D image sensor is the 2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Cameras and Sensors category. The IRS2381C is a novel member of the REAL3 product family, Infineon’s portfolio of highly integrated 3D Time-of-flight (ToF) imager sensors. Building upon the combined expertise of Infineon and pmdtechnologies in algorithms for processed 3D point clouds, the innovative sensor delivers a new level of front camera capabilities in smartphones.
May 30, 2019

2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Horizon Robotics (Automotive Solutions)

Horizon Robotics' Horizon Matrix is the 2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Automotive Solutions category. The Horizon Matrix is an open autonomous driving computing platform. The platform is based on Horizon Robotics’ own edge AI processing unit, BPU2.0, including both hardware and deep learning software technologies. The design is power efficient, yet it delivers a powerful visual perception computing capability that are already in use in L3 and L4 driving automation systems.