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February 5, 2015

The National Library of Medicine Announces a Pill Image Recognition Request for Information

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has issued a call for participation in a Pill Image Recognition (PIR) Request for Information (RFI). Unidentified and misidentified prescription pills present challenges for individuals and professionals. Unidentified pills can be found by family members, health professionals, educators, and law enforcement. The nine out of 10 US citizens over age 65 who take more than one prescription pill can be prone to misidentifying those pills.
October 20, 2014

The OpenVX Vision Processing API: Specification Version 1.0 Is Now Final

If you've spent any notable amount of time on the Alliance website perusing its content, you've undoubtedly come across the keyword "OpenVX". This API, developed by the Khronos Group (which also develops the well known OpenGL, OpenCL and other API specifications), a standard for cross platform acceleration of computer vision applications. OpenVX enables power efficient vision processing with a focus on mobile and embedded systems.
August 14, 2014

Just Published: "Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis"

The Embedded Vision Alliance, in partnership with Apress Media LLC, is pleased to provide you with a free electronic copy of the newly published book "Computer Vision Metrics," by Scott Krig, and published on the Alliance website. The Alliance will be periodically publishing new book chapters in both HTML and PDF formats, whose links you'll find here.
June 4, 2014

The Future of Computer Vision: Your Attendance at ARM's Upcoming Google+ Hangout Should Be a Given

To date, the Embedded Vision Alliance sponsored and otherwise participated in plenty of "physical" events, such as last week's Embedded Vision Summit. It's also been involved in multiple webinars and other online events. But on the latter front, it hasn't yet tackled a Google+ Hangout...until later this month, that is.
May 23, 2014

The Embedded Vision Summit: Register Now, Because It Doesn't Pay To Wait

The Embedded Vision Summit West is less than a week away, on May 29 (at the Santa Clara California Convention Center) to be exact, and attendee registrations are really starting to pour in. As I've mentioned before, last year's event sold out, so to avoid being one of those turned away, I'd encourage you to get your own registration in right away.
May 15, 2014

The Embedded Vision Summit West: Abundant Interaction Opportunities That Can't Be Missed

The news coverage so far of the upcoming Embedded Vision Summit West has focused primarily on the downstream aspects of the information you'll receive there: the keynotes from Facebook and Google, for example, or the
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