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November 19, 2015

Upcoming Tutorial Covers Deep Learning for Vision Using CNNs and Caffe

On February 22, 2016 from 9AM to 5:30PM, the primary Caffe developers from U.C. Berkeley's Vision and Learning Center will present a full-day tutorial focused on convolutional neural networks for vision and the Caffe framework for deep learning. Organized by the Embedded Vision Alliance and BDTI, the tutorial will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Santa Clara, California.
November 19, 2015

Preemadonna: Computer Vision Enables Nail-Decorating Nirvana

If you know a "tween" (or older) female who's into custom-decorating her nails with artwork, Preemadonna's just-launched Indiegogo campaign for the $199 Nailbot will likely be of great interest. Company co-founders Pree Walia (CEO) and Casey Schulz (Head of Product) gave a fabulous presentation at September's Embedded Vision Alliance Member Meeting.
October 8, 2015

Upcoming Free CEVA Webinar Discusses Deep Learning for Embedded Systems

Join CEVA's Yair Siegel (Director of Marketing, Imaging & Vision) and Erez Natan (Imaging & Computer Vision Team Leader), along with Steven Hanna, President and Co-Founder of Phi Algorithm Solutions, for a free webinar on Thursday, November 12, 2015 (10:00-11:00AM Pacific Time). Here's a description of the event, entitled "Deep Learning – Bringing the Benefits into Low-Power Embedded Systems," from CEVA's website:
August 19, 2015

Upcoming Free Qualcomm Vuforia Webinar Discusses Enabling Mobile Apps to See

Join Jay Wright, Vice President of Vuforia, for a free Tuesday, August 25 (9-10am PDT) update on Qualcomm's industry-leading software platform that enables apps to see, connecting the physical world with digital experiences that demand attention, drive engagement and deliver value. Whether for phones, tablets, or a new generation of digital eyewear, the platform is used to create augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality apps that combine AR and virtual reality (VR).
July 6, 2015

Khronos Engineering Project RFQ (Request for Quotation): OpenVX Conformance Tests

Khronos is currently seeking contractor resources through its Request for Quotations (RFQ) process for several engineering projects.
May 12, 2015

Embedded Vision Summit Demonstrations Complete Your Learning, Provide Opportunities For Interaction

Technology demonstrations from more than 30 participating companies at next week's Embedded Vision Summit supplement the computer vision concepts presented in the event's three presentation tracks, providing tangible examples of those concepts implemented in silicon and software.
May 12, 2015

Get Information About Processor Options and Selection at the Embedded Vision Summit

Delivering the processing performance required by computer vision applications (typically tens of billions of operations per second) with cost and power consumption appropriate for mass-market products is a tough challenge. Just in the past few months, several new vision-specific co-processors, offered as licensable cores for incorporation into chips, have been announced, joining multiple previously introduced vision cores and ICs. In addition, many vision system developers use other types of parallel co-processors, such as GPUs, DSPs and FPGAs.
May 12, 2015

Upgrade Your Vision to Three Dimensions at the Embedded Vision Summit

Three-dimensional computer vision, once reserved for exotic applications like capturing the movements of actors for animated movies, became a mainstream technology with the introduction of the Microsoft Kinect in 2010. Since then, numerous 3D vision devices have emerged for cost-sensitive markets, such as the Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet (which uses Intel's RealSense depth camera and software) and Subaru's "EyeSight" driver assistance system.
May 12, 2015

Gain Understanding of Industry Standards for Vision at the Embedded Vision Summit

Industry standards are critical to enabling widespread adoption of any new technology. With respect to embedded vision, they include such topics as APIs (application programming interfaces) and algorithm libraries. For example, Khronos' new OpenVX standard enables cross-platform acceleration of computer vision algorithms.
May 12, 2015

ARM, Synopsys Workshops on May 11 Enrich Your Computer Vision Implementation Skills

System and software developers who want to build their skills in practical computer vision implementation techniques will want to check out the in-depth workshops being presented on May 11th and 13th in Santa Clara, California, in conjunction with the May 12th Embedded Vision Summit. Details on all four of the currently planned workshops are on the Alliance website.