Embedded Vision Alliance: Vision Product of the Year Awards

2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Xilinx (Cloud Technologies)

Xilinx's Machine Learning Suite is the 2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Cloud Technologies category. The Xilinx Machine Learning Suite provides tools for accelerating vision applications in the cloud. The key innovation of the Xilinx Machine Learning Suite is that it enables cloud users of machine learning inference to get an order of magnitude performance advantage/cost savings of optimized FPGA acceleration over GPUs; without the effort of developing a custom FPGA accelerator.

2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Morpho (AI Technology)

Morpho's SoftNeuro is the 2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the AI Technology category. SoftNeuro is one of the world's fastest deep learning inference engines. It operates in multiple environments, utilizing learning results that have been obtained through a variety of deep learning frameworks. SoftNeuro is not limited to image recognition, but can be used as a general-purpose inference engine for text analysis, voice recognition, image recognition, etc.

2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: MathWorks (Software and Algorithms)

MathWorks' GPU Coder is the 2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Software and Algorithms category. The new MathWorks® GPU Coder software enables scientists and engineers to automatically generate optimized CUDA code from high-level functional descriptions in MATLAB® for deep learning, embedded vision, and autonomous systems.

2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Intel (Cameras, Modules, and Sensors)

Intel's RealSense D400 Depth Camera Family (D415 and D435) is the 2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Cameras, Modules, and Sensors category. The Intel® RealSense D400 family of Depth cameras and modules brings enhanced 3D perception to more devices and machines that only see 2D today. The D400 family offers turnkey solutions for rapid product development and integration for VR, Robotics, and other markets where depth in computer vision matters.

2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Algolux (Automotive Solutions)

Algolux's CNA is the 2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Automotive Solutions category. CANA is a novel end-to-end deep neural network (DNN) for much more robust perception in challenging imaging conditions, such as low light, adverse weather, or lens issues found in the real world. RAW or lightly processed image sensor data is directly input into the CANA DNN, bypassing traditional ISP pre-processing.

2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: AImotive (Processors)

AImotive's aiWare is the 2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Processors category. aiWare is a highly-optimized hardware architecture designed for generic artificial neural network acceleration. The design is optimized for high-performance in power-constrained environments, such as self-driving, mobile devices or VR headsets. Scalable from embedded solutions to data centers, aiWare is engineered to facilitate the real-world use of artificial intelligence.

2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: AImotive (Developer Tools)

AImotive's aiSim is the 2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Developer Tools category. In self-driving car development, testing hazardous or dangerous traffic situations is almost impossible and extremely costly without simulation technology. For AI-based technologies, this virtual environment provides a platform for training and testing, accelerating their development.

2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: 8tree (End Products)

8tree's dentCHECK is the 2018 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the End Products category. dentCHECK is a 3D optical scanner (vision system) that is a purpose-built tool for the aviation maintenance industry. dentCHECK has been approved by Airbus, backed by Boeing & is being adopted by leading commercial airlines and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) organizations. Additionally, aircraft OEMs are now implementing dentCHECK for airframe inspections on the flightline.