News

July 29, 2012
As you may have already learned via this site's upcoming events page, from last week's Embedded Vision Insights newsletter, or through the special events showcase on the DESIGN East site, the Embedded Vision Alliance will host the Embedded Vision Summit on September 19 in Boston, Massachusetts.
July 22, 2012
Remember those camera-inclusive televisions unveiled by Samsung at January's CES, which have caused no shortage of controversy, along with at least one humorous (albeit arguably sexist) commercial?
July 22, 2012
As the daily news reports unfortunately make regularly clear, existing among us are no shortage of sick and twisted individuals who prey on children they find via (among other avenues) published images. And those same news reports document scores of situations in which captured still photos and video footage have been used by oppressive regimes around the world to identify and target dissidents found in the frames.
July 22, 2012
Embedded Vision Alliance Platinum member Texas Instruments recently unveiled two new EVMs (evaluation modules) for the company's KeyStone-based TMS320C665x multicore digital signal processors (DSPs), the TMS320C6654, TMS320C6655 and TMS320C6657.
July 22, 2012
I've discussed several times, in past news writeups, the facial recognition-based unlock capabilities built into Google's Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich". Reading others' reviews gives only a secondhand perspective on a technology or product; a personal hands-on analysis is the preferable approach.
July 22, 2012
Back in mid-April, I devoted a news writeup to the latest developments at facial recognition algorithm developer Face.com, focusing in particular on the API that the company provided for third-party developer leverage, often free of charge. Those bountiful-technology days, unfortunately, have come and gone.
July 2, 2012
The Embedded Vision Alliance is on a membership roll; over the past four months, its numbers have notably grown thanks to four new members. The latest addition is PointGrab, a leading developer of hand gesture recognition software for use with standard 2D cameras.
July 2, 2012
If you missed last Wednesday's webcast from technology development partners (and Embedded Vision Alliance members) CEVA and eyeSight, "Making Computer Vision A Mobile Reality," don't dismay.
June 28, 2012
The July issue of Wired Magazine, which I received in the mail just the other day, contains an excellent cover story which I commend to your attention.
June 26, 2012
Back in late November, I reported that gesture interface middleware developer eyeSight had received a notable funding injection from processor core provider CEVA.