May 8, 2014

The Embedded Vision Summit West: Its Technical Presentation Program Is The Very Best

I'm writing this particular news post exactly three weeks from the start of the Embedded Vision Summit, and with every passing day I'm growing ever more excited for the event to happen. Key to my enthusiasm (albeit by no means the only reason) is the technical presentation program, spanning sixteen half-hour talks from fifteen member company representatives.
May 6, 2014

NASA and Google: A "Tango" Most Fruitful

Earlier today, I published the informative talk given at the March 2014 Embedded Vision Alliance Member Meeting by Larry Matthies, Supervisor of the Computer Vision Group at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
May 3, 2014

Upcoming Webcasts from CogniVue: Embedded Vision Information For You

Embedded Vision Alliance member CogniVue has several free hour-long webcasts planned that will undoubtedly be of interest to many of you. The first, "Designing and Developing Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)," takes place May 15 at 11AM ET and is conducted in partnership with Mentor Graphics. The abstract is as follows:
May 2, 2014

The Embedded Vision Summit: Technology Showcase Education Opportunities Without Limit

Previous news posts about the upcoming Embedded Vision Summit West have discussed the keynotes from Facebook and Google, the technical presentation program, and the
April 29, 2014

NVIDIA's Jetson TK1: Ready For Some Embedded Vision Fun?

Today's edition of InsideDSP, the monthly newsletter published by Embedded Vision Alliance founding member company BDTI, contains an article on NVIDIA's Jetson TK1 evaluation board and its silicon foundation, the "Logan" ARM Cortex-A15-based member of the Tegra K1 SoC family.
April 25, 2014

Facebook's Yann LeCun: A Keynote On Convolutional Networks For Machines That Learn

In a recent news post, I told you about the upcoming Embedded Vision Summit West afternoon keynote "Self-Driving Cars" from Google's Nathaniel Fairfield, technical lead on the company's project team.
April 19, 2014

Another Day, Another Vision-Enhanced Handset: Amazon's Rumored Entrant Is A Nifty 3D-Effects Interface Gadget

As mentioned in last Friday's writeup, "the past few weeks have been rich with depth-sensing smartphone news." Well, here comes another one.
April 18, 2014

Peering Inside An Advanced Smartphone: Google's Project Tango Implements Technology Already Well-Known

The past few weeks have been rich with depth-sensing smartphone news. Back in mid-March (with an early April follow-up), for example, I discussed HTC's One M8.
April 18, 2014

The Embedded Vision Summit West: Put Your Technical Expertise To The Test

The conference program for the upcoming Embedded Vision Summit West is complete and published on the Alliance website, and I hope you're as impressed with it as I am after perusing it.
April 15, 2014

The Rise of (Embedded) Vision Systems: Using Image Analysis Intelligence To Solve Robotic Design Problems

The numerous benefits of embedded vision-enhanced robotics systems are a subject that has been regularly covered on the Alliance website. See, for example: