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Embedded Vision Alliance Members

Creating a Free Resource for Embedded System Designers

The Embedded Vision Alliance is a collaboration to enable rapid growth of computer vision features in embedded systems. The following companies have joined the Embedded Vision Alliance to promote the adoption of emerging technology that helps embedded system designers quickly bring new embedded vision products to market. 

 

Almalence Almalence develops computational photography methods and imaging technologies that improve imaging quality without need for physical change of the camera sensor and lens. Whether it is a mobile camera or hi-end DSLR, microscope or satellite imaging system, Almalence’s solutions enable improvement of basic image quality parameters such as resolution, low light performance and dynamic range beyond the cameras’ physical limits. Almalence is a mobile imaging solutions provider for top mobile handset OEMs, and a maker of the world’s best and unique desktop super resolution software and end-user mobile camera applications. To learn more about Almalence, please visit www.almalence.com/technologies.

Altera Altera Corporation is a pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system companies to rapidly and cost effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets. Altera offers FPGAs, SoCs, IP, and design tools for embedded vision applications in the industrial, surveillance, automotive, military, broadcast and consumer sectors. Altera FPGAs offer designers flexibility and performance benefits across the embedded vision processing pipeline, including image sensor interface, image signal processing, compression, transmission, and video content analytics. Altera FPGAs' parallel architecture aids in the acceleration of vision processing algorithms, while Altera's SDK for OpenCL offers easy implementation of parallel processing applications onto FPGAs. In addition, Altera’s hard floating point DSP blocks facilitate native floating point support, thereby reducing development time by 6–12 months, and offer superior GFLOPS/W capability compared to other hard floating point solutions in the market. To learn more about Altera, please visit www.altera.com/end-markets/industrial/video-surveillance/ind-video-surveillance.html.

AMD AMD is a semiconductor design innovator leading the next era of vivid digital experiences with its ground-breaking AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). AMD’s graphics and computing technologies power a variety of solutions including PCs, game consoles and the servers that drive the Internet and businesses. To learn more about AMD, please visit www.amd.com.

Analog Devices

Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which Analog Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies within the technology sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment.

Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices’ common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “ADI” and is included in the S&P 500 Index.To learn more about Analog Devices, please visit the company's Platinum area of this website.


Apical

Apical Limited www.apical.co.uk is a leading provider of embedded imaging IP in consumer and industrial sectors and draws on a strong R&D capability and focus on modelling of the human visual system. The company pioneered the introduction of advanced dynamic range management technology in a wide range of embedded applications and its products range from individual image processing cores to complete camera subsystems. The company’s technical expertise encompasses SoC and FPGA design, embedded CPU, GPU and DSP programming.

Apical is interested in exploring the interaction between primary image processing and computer vision algorithms; to investigate architectures for efficient and flexible vision-based systems; and is committed to being at the forefront of the development and deployment of novel embedded vision technology. To learn more about Apical Limited, please visit www.apical.co.uk.


Aptina Aptina Imaging is one of the world's leading imaging-solutions companies, providing CMOS image sensors, image processors and peerless technical and business acumen to customers around the globe. The company serves all of the major mobile handset OEMs and module integrators, has design wins with virtually every PC camera manufacturer, and is the leading supplier of automotive CMOS imagers. Aptina's solutions are driving wide-spread CMOS adoption in mass-market cameras and video recorders, and the company continually seeks out opportunities in new markets—like next-generation IP surveillance systems—where it can make a significant contribution. To learn more about Aptina Imaging, please visit www.aptina.com.

Argus Insights Argus Insights is the strategic guide for understanding the voice of the market with demand forecasts, actionable social intelligence and market insights into the whys behind shifting consumer expectations. By leveraging the rigor and accuracy in repeatable research methods, Argus Insights collects consumer data from comprehensive sources on a regular basis and then runs it through highly tuned algorithms that reveal insights on consumer trends which are then displayed in a variety of customized views that are readable and actionable by corporate decision makers. To learn more about Argus Insights, please visit www.argusinsights.com.

ARM ARM designs the technology that is at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM’s comprehensive product offering includes RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, video engines, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies. To learn more about ARM, please visit www.arm.com.

Aspera Aspera’s patented FASP transport technology is a proven standard for the high-speed movement of large files or large collections of files over wide area networks (WANs). Media enterprises, telecommunications operators, sports leagues, games and software publishers, life sciences organizations, law firms, government agencies, and Fortune 500 corporations rely on Aspera software for the business or mission-critical transport of their most valuable digital assets.. To learn more about Aspera, please visit www.asperasoft.com.

Avnet

Auviz Systems provides middleware and IP for the Internet of Things. This explosion of devices leverage a new generation of Heterogenous Processing Platforms. Mastering these device architectures requires new programming languages, APIs, and tools, while leveraging industry standards such as C/C++, OpenCL, OpenVx, and OpenCV. Auviz Systems empowers software and hardware developers through libraries and services supporting these standards. Auviz libraries deliver higher performance and greater productivity than existing open source libraries. Initially targeting FPGAs, Auviz libraries enable cross-platform portability while delivering higher performance/watt. To learn more about Auviz Systems, please visit www.auvizsystems.com.


Avnet

Avnet Electronics Marketing is one of the world’s largest technology, marketing, distribution and services companies, offering leading design chain services combined with world-class supply chain services in support of the electronics industry. Serving electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 70 countries, we distribute electronic components and embedded solutions from the industry’s leading manufacturers. With a growing line card of more than 300 of today’s leading suppliers, engineers can rely on Avnet to provide a vast selection of relevant processor chips and development kits for embedded vision technology. As well, Avnet’s trained engineers, provide designers with educational opportunities that will enable them to get to market faster. From design to delivery, we are a company that is dedicated to support across the board. To learn more about Avnet, please visit www.em.avnet.com.


Basler

With more than a quarter century in business, Basler has grown to be the world market leader for digital industrial cameras. Basler is the brand to trust not only for premium performance but also superior value. From the time we first championed the development of industry-wide Camera Link, Gigabit Ethernet and USB 3.0 interface standards, Basler has driven the technical innovations that drive business for our customers. Every camera we manufacture undergoes comprehensive electrical and optical testing and precise calibration before it leaves our facility. That’s why we produce consistent high quality cameras and guarantee a 3-year warranty. Our cost-effective and miniaturized USB 3.0 cameras, as well as our pylon Camera Software Suite which is available for Linux, are well suited for embedded vision applications. To learn more about Basler, please visit www.baslerweb.com.


BDTI

BDTI is the industry’s trusted source for analysis, advice, and engineering for embedded processing technology and applications. For 20 years, BDTI has helped companies develop, choose, and use signal processing technology. Our expertise in architectures, algorithms, and tools helps our clients reach the market faster, with less risk and better products.

For Embedded Vision, a field with a relatively short history, BDTI has deep experience. BDTI’s engineers have helped companies design processing architectures for embedded vision applications, implement applications for automotive driver assistance and safety, and design and implement algorithms for industrial control. BDTI has led the formation of the Embedded Vision Alliance in the belief that embedded vision will bring dramatic benefits to users and provide high-growth opportunities in consumer, medical, automotive, entertainment, industrial, and retail markets. To learn more about BDTI, please visit the company's Platinum area of this website.


Bluetechnix

We make machines and facilities perceive their environment like never before by providing 3D depth sensors for the industrial market. Since its foundation, Bluetechnix has been synonymous with optimized embedded systems and sensor solutions of highest quality. Bluetechnix is regarded as an expert in 3D ToF (Time of Flight) Depth Sensing sensor solution. Its extensive experience and know-how in embedded system design is used for a broad spectrum of products. The development of customer specific solutions completes the offered services. To learn more about Bluetechnix, please visit www.bluetechnix.com.


Cognivue

Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today's integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. Cadence's Tensilica dataplane processors (DPUs) sit alongside the central applications processor, performing highly specialized imaging and video pre- and post-processing tasks.

Each DPU can be tailored to the exact application for the most efficient power, area and performance. The Tensilica IVP Image/Video Processor handles complex algorithms including innovative multi-frame image capture and video pre- and post-processing, video stabilization, HDR image and video processing, object and face recognition and tracking, low-light image enhancement, digital zoom and gesture recognition. To learn more about Cadence, please visit www.cadence.com.


CEVA

Embedded vision capabilities are fast becoming a standard requirement in many consumer devices, including smartphones, tablets, surveillance cameras and game consoles. As a result, there is a growing demand for embedded multimedia platforms that can execute these capabilities in a cost and power efficient manner. These multimedia platforms must also provide the necessary programmability to allow software developers to implement their own, proprietary vision algorithms and differentiate their multimedia SoC designs.

CEVA offers an extremely efficient IP platform that could be coupled with any camera-enabled device to power even the most complex imaging and vision algorithms in a small and low-energy form factor. The CEVA-MM3101 is a fully programmable imaging & vision vector processor which can be integrated into SoCs to address high complexity algorithms in domains such as Computational Photography, Natural User Interface (NUI), Computer Vision and Automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The CEVA-MM3101 platform includes a complete tool chain, an extensive openCV based library and a full abstraction for offloading tasks from the CPU via dedicated software framework and memory automation modules. These allow algorithm developers to develop vision algorithms and applications in a fast and efficient manner. To learn more about CEVA, please visit www.ceva-dsp.com.


Cognivue

CogniVue specializes in embedded vision processing, delivering revolutionary vision processing IP and software for performance-hungry and power-sensitive embedded vision applications. Recently, CogniVue introduced the Image Cognition Processor (ICP) architecture as a solution for a new generation of embedded vision applications and has already secured significant IP licensees. The ICP architecture is a new processor architecture designed to significantly accelerate vision processing in deeply embedded systems. CogniVue achieves a >100X advantage in vision processing performance per power vs other alternative processing architectures. To learn more about CogniVue, please visit www.cognivue.com.


DMP

Digital Media Professionals (DMP) is one of the top suppliers of GPU IP cores, offering highly optimized graphics and parallel processing solutions for consumer electronics, gaming, mobile devices, embedded, and automotive markets. The industry-leading performance of DMP's GPUs, along with their small area and ultra-low power consumption, will bring parallel computing in these markets to the next level. DMP has design wins with most major digital camera manufacturers. This unique position puts DMP in the forefront of advanced visual applications which cover many industries. As one of the members of the Embedded Vision Alliance, DMP will work collaboratively with existing and future customers to enable solutions for next-generation visual technologies that truly meet customers' expectations. To learn more about DMP, please visit www.dmprof.com.


Fidus Systems

Fidus Systems brings over 1000 projects and a decade of high-speed, high-complexity electronic design services capabilities to the Embedded Vision Alliance. As an inaugural Xilinx Premier Design Services Member, Fidus is uniquely positioned and capable of enabling vision systems by implementing EVA member hardware solutions, and then adding the custom digital signal processing that differentiates your offering.

Whether you require turnkey Electronic Product Development, Staffing, or Consulting, Fidus offers world-class capabilities in Hardware, FPGA, and Signal Integrity design. These capabilities are further supported by our expertise in Embedded Software and Mechanical design. With this breadth of knowledge, Fidus is your optimal choice for leading edge designs that require the flexibility and performance made possible by today’s Video, Embedded Processor, FPGA, and DDR3 technologies.

With design centers in Ottawa, Kitchener-Waterloo, and San Jose, Fidus is ready to enable your next product. For more information about Fidus Systems, please visit www.fidus.com.


GEO Semiconductor

GEO Semiconductor is a pioneer in geometric correction for images and video. GEO’s proprietary algorithms allow for incredibly efficient, low latency transforms to correct, dewarp and calibrate video from any lens or sensor configuration.

GEO’s intelligent and infinitely configurable warping engine enables embedded vision systems to capture images in an ultra-wide field of view, breaking open new opportunities for innovation in automotive, consumer and industrial markets.

With the addition of the Mobilygen/Maxim H.264 video compression and human interface business in 2012, GEO added the capabilities to compress, process and transport video to enable a new class of camera and vision systems that are connected to the cloud as well as enable new methods of interacting with devices through gesture and voice recognition. For more information about GEO Semiconductor, please visit www.geosemi.com.


Imagination Technologies

Imagination Technologies, a global leader in multimedia, processor, communication and cloud technologies, creates and licenses market-leading processor solutions including graphics, video, vision, CPU and embedded processing, multi-standard communications, cross-platform V.VoIP and VoLTE, and cloud connectivity. These silicon and software intellectual property (IP) solutions for systems-on-chip (SoC) are complemented by an extensive portfolio of software, tools and ecosystems.

Target markets include mobile phone, connected home consumer, mobile and tablet computing, in-car electronics, networking, telecoms, health, smart energy and connected sensors. Imagination's licensees include many of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers, network operators and OEM/ODMs. Corporate headquarters are located in the United Kingdom, with sales and R&D offices worldwide. For more information about Imagination Technologies, please visit www.imgtec.com.


Infineon

Infineon Technologies offers a highly integrated and sophisticated Time-of-Flight image sensor, enabling robust 3D depth sensing for many applications in industrial, automotive and consumer markets. Based on direct round-trip-time measurements, delivering high data quality even in bright sunlight, and enabling the smallest form factors, the Infineon 3D Image Sensor is ready for integration even for low-power applications in mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. Infineon’s 3D Image Sensor chips were developed in collaboration with pmdtechnologies GmbH, which is recognized as one of the world’s leading technology provider for 3D image sensors based on the Time-of-Flight principle. For more information about Infineon Technologies, please visit www.infineon.com/3D-imaging.


Inuitive

Inuitive Ltd. is a fabless IC company that developed the NU3000 - a multi-core signal processor to support 3D image processing, computer vision (CV) processing and natural user interface (NUI) applications. The NU3000 ASIC leverages a multi-core architecture, comprising Inuitive's proprietary 3D image processor, dual CEVA-MM3101 Vector DSPs specifically designed to effectively execute CV functions, and an ARM Cortex A5 processor with ARM NEON vector processor. This state-of-the-art architecture guarantees best-in-class CV performance. Crucially, the multi-core NU3000 ASIC offers an open software architecture, supporting both proprietary and 3rd-party software, and enabling customers to truly differentiate their products.

Inuitive's architecture enables implementing all complex 3D image processing and CV functions on the NU3000 ASIC, thus off-loading the main CPU to lower power consumption, reduce overall system latency, and free up the main CPU to perform other concurrent tasks. Inuitive offers complete 3D image processing and NUI solutions, including electro-optical (EO) subsystems, the NU3000 ASIC, DDR SDRAMs, PMUs and other electronics, 3D imaging and CV software, and reference designs. Inuitive is also developing several 3D camera modules, for both short range (personal device use cases) and long range (Smart TV and other living room devices) applications. For more information about Inuitive, please visit www.inuitive-tech.com.


Jon Peddie Research

Jon Peddie Research is a technically oriented marketing, research, and management consulting firm. Based in Tiburon, California, JPR provides specialized services to companies in high-tech fields including graphics hardware development, multimedia for professional applications and consumer electronics, entertainment technology, high-end computing, and Internet access product development. For more information on Jon Peddie Research, please visit www.jonpeddie.com.


Kishonti

Kishonti Ltd. is a leading specialist in high-performance graphics, compute, automotive and computer vision solutions, providing embedded performance analysis and optimization tools for leaders in the semiconductor and consumer electronics markets. Drawing on its expertise in parallel computing, visualization and navigation, Kishonti Ltd. also focuses on computer vision-based technologies for advanced driver assistance systems that leverage the potential of future high-end automotive chips. Fusing multiple car sensors, camera, GPS and map data, the integrated software framework developed by Kishonti Ltd. provides various driver assistance features (lane detection, collision avoidance etc.) running on application processors. For more information on Kishonti, please visit www.kishonti.net.


Mathworks

MathWorks provides software tools for embedded vision.  MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computing.  Several key toolboxes extend MATLAB for embedded vision: Computer Vision System Toolbox, Image Processing Toolbox, and Statistics Toolbox. Together, these products enable you to work much faster than with traditional programming languages such as C or C++.

Model-Based Design with MathWorks products enable the migration of embedded vision algorithms into real-world hardware while meeting tight constraints on performance, power, latency, and cost. Our tools support efficient design trade-off exploration and design verification.  Using products such as MATLAB Coder, Simulink, Simulink Coder, Embedded Coder, and Simulink HDL Coder, engineers can migrate embedded vision algorithms from MATLAB and Simulink into embedded systems. For more information on MathWorks, please visit www.mathworks.com.


Maxim Integrated Products Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells high-performance semiconductor solutions. A leader in analog innovation and integration, Maxim Integrated is unique among semiconductor companies in the range of disparate analog functions we can combine onto a single chip or subsystem. We put analog together in a way that sets our customers apart, and our highly integrated solutions help customers get to market faster with systems that are smaller and consume less power. We reported revenue of approximately $2.4 billion for fiscal 2012. For more information on Maxim Integrated Products, please visit www.maximintegrated.com.

Morpho Established in 2004, Morpho has built substantial brand recognition in the field of software image processing for mobile devices. Customers utilizing Morpho’s software technologies include carriers, processing platform providers and mobile device manufacturers, making the company a global player in mobile imaging. For more information on Morpho, please visit www.morphoinc.com/en.

National Instruments

Since 1976, National Instruments has been transforming the way engineers and scientists throughout the world design, prototype and deploy systems for embedded, measurement, automation applications. NI empowers customers with a large offering of hardware and high-performance, scalable software, including NI LabVIEW graphical system design software, which benefits system development and maintenance.

As a leading machine vision tools provider, engineers and scientists use NI products to solve a diverse set of application challenges, faster and at a lower cost. The NI vision product platform provides support for a wide range of industrial and scientific cameras as well as easy integration with automated devices. NI has direct operations in more than 40 countries and provides solutions to a broad base of more than 30,000 different companies worldwide. For more information on National Instruments, please visit www.ni.com/vision.


Nvidia

NVIDIA invented the highly parallel graphics processing unit—the GPU—in 1999. Since then, NVIDIA has set new standards in visual computing with interactive graphics on products ranging from smart phones and tablets to supercomputers and automobiles.

Since computer vision is extremely computationally intensive, it is perfectly suited for parallel processing, and NVIDIA GPUs have led the way in the acceleration of computer vision applications. In embedded vision, NVIDIA is focused on delivering solutions for consumer electronics, driver assistance systems, and national defense programs. NVIDIA expertise in visual computing, combined with the power of NVIDIA parallel processors, delivers exceptional results. For more information on NVIDIA, please visit www.nvidia.com.


Omron

Omron provides advanced automation products and technologies for applications ranging from industrial automation and electronic components to automotive electronic components, social infrastructure systems, healthcare, and environmental solutions. For intelligent vision applications, OMRON provides “OKAO Vision” which is a brand name of Omron image sensing technology for use in such markets as consumer electronics, hand-held devices, and automotive, to name a few. “OKAO Vision” provides a modern and natural human interface to various devices by detecting, tracking and recognizing faces, bodies pets and other objects. For more information on Omron, please visit www.omron.com.


PathPartner

PathPartner Technology is an embedded multimedia company. It provides of software solutions, product engineering services, system integration and technology consulting that enable the development and deployment of convergence devices for mobile, digital home, video surveillance, video conferencing, automotive vision, industrial and thin-client markets. Embedded vision is a key focus area for PathPartner. PathPartner offers services & solutions in embedded vision markets covering vision based automotive safety, video analytics for surveillance market, industrial vision and vision applications for consumers. PathPartner’s excellent background in vision algorithms and efficient realization of vision algorithms on embedded platforms help the semiconductor companies and device makers in realizing the best-in-class solutions for the embedded vision market. For more information on PathPartner Technology, please visit www.pathpartnertech.com.


PercepTonic

PercepTonic is your solution for embedded vision applications that need customized optimization and implementation. We partner all the way from algorithm to product. Our founder and lab director, Goksel Dedeoglu, holds a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute, followed by several years at TI’s Embedded Vision R&D Group. The Program Chair of the 2014 Embedded Vision Summit West, Goksel is passionate about keeping the larger vision community informed and inspired by the innovation in our industry. We work one-on-one with clients worldwide. For more information on PercepTonic, please visit www.PercepTonic.com.


Qualcomm

Qualcomm Incorporated is the world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm's licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm's engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information on Qualcomm, please visit www.qualcomm.com.


Sarmotek

Sarmotek is one of the few companies in the world considering the fundamental problem of embedded computer vision, and has successfully developed a novel mechanism that is a huge revolution compared to traditional approaches. Currently, Sarmotek utilizes this novel mechanism in ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) and has obtained several exciting results, such as 4-in-1 ADAS functions (lane departure warning, plus forward collision warning, plus traffic light detection, plus traffic speeding sign detection) for the forward-looking camera, and lane departure warning for the backward-looking camera. Note that all of the ADAS functions can work precisely without need for a calibration procedure. Demo videos about Sarmotek's ADAS solution can be found on its YouTube channel. Sarmotek is focusing on software technology, and provides industry solutions and product engineering solutions, related software products and platforms, and services. For more information on Sarmotek, please visit www.sarmotek.com.


SoftKinetic

SoftKinetic is the leading provider of end-to-end natural gesture recognition solutions. These include 3D CMOS Time-of-Flight sensors, cameras and embedded modules (DepthSense®), natural gesture recognition middleware (iisu®), and games and applications from SoftKinetic Studios. SoftKinetic wants to give everyone the freedom to control, explore and enjoy the entire digital world through the most natural and intuitive user interfaces and machine interactions.  The company partners with leading semiconductor companies, platform manufacturers, service providers, application developers, and research institutes to revolutionize the end-user experience in the professional, automotive and consumer electronics markets including PCs, laptops and Smart TVs. For more information on SoftKinetic, please visit www.softkinetic.com.


Sony

Sony is the world’s leader in CMOS and CCD image sensors for various products including professional and consumer digital cameras and mobile devices. Sony delivered the world’s first CCD Color Camera for the jumbo jet in 1980, and the world’s first back-illuminated CMOS image sensor “Exmor R” for the consumer digital video camera in 2009. Through consistent investment in development and manufacturing, Sony’s image sensors offer the best performance and quality. Sony continuously contributes to the creation of the new imaging world by developing innovative image sensors. For more information on Sony, please visit www.sony.net/Products/SC-HP.


Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) is a world leader in electronic design automation (EDA), supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property (IP) and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing.

Manufacturers of embedded vision products require the highest performance, energy optimized processors that are integrated well with their host microcontrollers. Synopsys Processor Designer and DesignWare ARC provide the optimized embedded vision processing subsystem whereas Synopsys Platform Architect, Synopsys Virtualizer™ and HAPS® deliver the prototyping solutions for successful optimization and integration into the entire system on chip (SoC).

These technology-leading solutions help give Synopsys customers a competitive edge in bringing the best products to market quickly while reducing costs and schedule risk. Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has approximately 80 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and India. For more information on Synopsys, please visit www.synopsys.com.


TI

Texas Instruments understands vision technology and the processor architectures required to cost-effectively achieve high performance and low power in embedded systems. Since introducing programmable digital signal processors in the 1980s, TI has produced families of embedded processors. These processors help designers innovate imaging, video and vision processing devices, such as automotive vision systems, video analytics cameras, digital signage cameras, digital still cameras, robotics and more.

TI also offers market-leading applications processors and system-on-chip solutions that fuel the optimal balance of programmability, performance and power for mobile devices and industrial systems. Together, these and other TI solutions enable cost-effective board designs that help our customers realize success in the embedded vision market. For more information on Texas Instruments, please visit www.ti.com.


Tokyo Electron Device Ltd.

Inrevium is the Design Service brand of Tokyo Electron Device, which offers FPGA platform solutions, market specific IP, technical support, and design services to customers worldwide. Inrevium is a Premier Member of the Xilinx Alliance Program and delivers the highest level of market and domain-specific expertise and pre-qualified solutions through Xilinx All Programmable platforms. The Design and Development Center uses its wealth of customer project experience and the latest equipment to provide specialized customer design services. The Development Center also creates market-specific multi-million gate LSI devices, FPGA evaluation boards, FMC option cards, ASIC prototyping boards, drivers, firmware, and IP to support a wide range of applications including embedded vision. For more information on Tokyo Electron Device, please visit solutions.inrevium.com.


VanGogh Imaging

VanGogh Imaging provides affordable and easy to use embedded vision solutions for high volume applications that can use mobile devices to capture, display, and measure objects in 3D. There are unlimited applications in the medical, manufacturing, security, consumer electronics, and entertainment industries that can greatly benefit from applying VanGogh’s embedded vision technology to capture, measure, recognize, and display objects and scenes accurately in real time. In the past, these mobile applications did not consider using 3D computer vision technology due cost and complexity. Recent advances in cameras, projectors, and algorithms have dramatically reduced the cost and complexity of 3D computer vision while improving overall accuracy. For more information on VanGogh Imaging, please visit www.vangoghimaging.com.


videantis

videantis is a fast growing one-stop video IP and solution provider delivering flexible multi-standard HW/SW video solutions for mobile, consumer, and automotive markets. Based on a proprietary video processor platform that is licensed to chip manufacturers, videantis provides tailored solutions to meet the specific needs of their customers. With its core competencies of deep video application expert know-how and strong SoC design and system architecture expertise, videantis passionately serves a worldwide customer basis with a diverse range of target applications, such as mobile TV, Internet-connected set-top box, or in-car infotainment systems.

With the flexibility of a programmable platform, the scalable videantis multi-core architecture efficiently accelerates a wide and further extensible range of embedded vision applications. Moreover, its ultra-low power consumption and very small silicon footprint make it an enabling technology for advanced vision applications to become truly embedded. For more information on videantis, please visit www.videantis.com.


Xilinx helped drive the creation of the Embedded Vision Alliance and was the first Embedded Vision Alliance Platinum Member. You can find Xilinx All Programmable devices including the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC device family and the Virtex-7 and Kintex-7 FPGAs in a growing number of fielded embedded vision products across all markets including Aerospace, Automotive, Broadcast, Defense, Consumer, Industrial, and Medical. Xilinx has led the industry in developing All Programmable platforms that help hardware and software developers and system architects accelerate computer vision algorithms. Xilinx continues to invest in a host of new technologies specifically tailored for embedded vision applications. Xilinx is very excited to see its customers push the boundaries of embedded vision applications using its All Programmable devices and the broad Smarter Vision development ecosystem that surrounds these devices. To learn more about Xilinx and its embedded vision solutions, please visit the Xilinx Platinum Area of the Embedded Vision Alliance Web site.