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Embedded Vision Alliance Members

The Embedded Vision Alliance is a collaboration to enable rapid growth of practical computer vision features in a diversity of systems and associated software. The following companies have joined the Embedded Vision Alliance to promote the adoption of technologies and products that help hardware and software product creators quickly bring new ideas to market.

Scroll through our list of members, or click the first letter of a company name on the left.

 

8tree

8tree makes portable 3D surface inspection tools that deliver dent-mapping, blend-out, fastener-flushness and panel-alignment results within seconds. These vision-based products integrate 8tree's patented technology which combines extremely accurate high-speed 3D measurement and handheld-portability to deliver objectively consistent answers which are visually projected on the surface using augmented reality (AR). Simple 1-button operation empowers operators with instantly actionable ‘go/no-go’ results that boost workflow efficiency and reduce human error. Each 8tree product is push-button operator-friendly, fully self-contained and designed for use in the field and on the maintenance floor – no programming, no wires, no mess.  8tree’s dentCHECK® product is now listed in Airbus tool manuals, and is used by several airlines and MROs worldwide for enhancing airframe maintenance. Their fastCHECK® product is used by aerospace OEMs/Tier-1s to boost the inspection efficiency of rivet-flushness on new aircraft, thereby reducing aerodynamic drag. To learn more about 8tree, please visit www.8tree.com.


Achronix Semiconductor

Achronix Semiconductor Corporation is a privately held, fabless semiconductor corporation based in Santa Clara, California and offers high-performance FPGA solutions. Achronix offerings include Speedcore™ embedded FPGA (eFPGA) IP, Speedster®22i FPGAs, hardware accelerator boards, and best-in-class EDA software supporting all Achronix products. Speedcore is designed for compute and network acceleration applications and is based on the same high-performance architecture that is in Achronix’s Speedster 22i FPGAs that have been shipping in production since 2013.

With Speedcore, customers specify the optimal die size, power consumption and resource configuration required for their end application. Customers define the quantity of look-up-tables (LUTs), embedded memory blocks and DSP blocks. Additionally customers define the Speedcore aspect ratio, IO port connections and can make tradeoffs between power and performance. Achronix delivers a GDS II of the Speedcore IP that customers integrate directly into their SoC, and a custom, full-featured version of the ACE design tools that customers use to design, verify and program the functionality of the Speedcore eFPGA. To learn more about Achronix Semiconductor, please visit www.achronix.com.


AImotive

AImotive (formerly AdasWorks) develops artificial intelligence-based software for self-driving cars to make automated driving safe and affordable. Our dedicated team of experts has hands-on experience in artificial intelligence, computer vision and navigation technologies, providing solutions optimized for embedded platforms and GPUs. We work closely with automotive and technology companies to revolutionize the architecture of cars and bring intelligent and reliable self-driving technologies to future vehicles.

AImotive's Intelligent Surround View System is capable of processing images in real-time, coming from multiple cameras and other sensors around the car, and using only a single processor chip. This AI-based low-level fusion of information enables the software to reliably detect, understand and predict vehicles' environments. AdasWorks' SDK supports a wide range of processing hardware, including SoCs, FPGAs and DSPs, giving our customers the freedom of choice to select the most suitable platform. To learn more about AImotive, please visit www.aimotive.com.


Aldec

Aldec, Inc. is an industry-leading Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company launched more than 30 years ago to deliver innovative design creation, simulation, and verification solutions to assist in the development of complex FPGA, ASIC, SoC, and embedded system designs. In addition to the EDA solutions, Aldec provides Automotive Driver Assistant Solutions (ADAS) which contain 360-degree Surrounding View, Driver Drowsiness Detection, and Smart-Rear view. The Embedded Systems product line creates Xilinx Zynq-based Embedded Development Boards plus FMC expansion daughter cards for various applications such as ADAS, IoT, Vision and Data Communication. The main differentiator of Aldec is the prepared reference design provided on the board to help customers accelerating their design.  Aldec also offers the "Path to Production" for customers willing to customize an FPGA-based production board. To learn more about Aldec, please visit www.aldec.com.


Algolux

Algolux provides groundbreaking technologies that enable the smart optimization of computer vision systems, transforming the development and accuracy of machines that can “see”. Computer vision is at the heart of autonomous cars, ADAS, AR/VR, robotics, drones, IoT, medical equipment, and mobile devices…leading the next wave of market growth and social impact.

Developed by an industry-recognized team of machine learning, computer vision, and image processing researchers, our patented CRISP technology addresses the cost, schedule, and expertise challenges that product development teams face in optimizing their imaging and vision systems. To learn more about Algolux, please visit www.algolux.com.


Allied Vision

For more than 25 years, Allied Vision has helped people see the bigger picture with camera solutions for industrial, scientific and many more applications. We believe knowledge is power and always strive to deliver valuable insight with our technology and expertise. Our know-how ranges from small, low-cost industrial cameras to advanced infrared imaging solutions. Allied Vision customers value our high quality standards, state-of-the art technology and worldwide customer support. With our modular and board-level camera designs, system integration couldn’t be easier. And our Vimba Software Development Kit supports Linux for ARM and cross-platform compiling for a smooth integration into embedded systems. To learn more about Allied Vision, please visit www.alliedvision.com.


Ambarella

Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA) is a leading developer of low-power, high definition (HD) and Ultra HD video compression, image processing, and computer vision solutions. The company’s products are used in a variety of IP security, sports, wearable, drone, and automotive video cameras. Ambarella’s solutions leverage over 20 years of pioneering research in computer vision to enable future generations of intelligent cameras, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, and autonomous vehicles.To learn more about Ambarella, please visit www.ambarella.com.


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.


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.

Au-Zone Technologies

Au-Zone Technologies is a leading provider of development tools, engineering design services, and enabling IP used for the design of intelligent embedded vision products and solutions. By utilizing our development tools (eCV SDK and DeepView IDE) we enable engineering teams to quickly develop and deploy hardware accelerated computer vision algorithms and novel Convolutional Neural Networks on heterogeneous compute devices. 

Through our engineering consulting engagements and turnkey product development services, we help our clients lower development costs, mitigate program risk and shorten time to revenue when designing new vision enabled products.As an ecosystem partner, these development tools, design services and related IP help technology vendors to broaden their market opportunities and better serve their customers. To learn more about Au-Zone Technologies, please visit www.embeddedcv.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.


Baumer

The Baumer Group is one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of sensors, encoders, measuring instruments and components for industrial image processing. Baumer combines innovative technologies and customer-oriented service into intelligent solutions for factory and process automation and offers an unrivalled wide technology and product portfolio.

In the field of industrial image processing, Baumer offers high-quality digital cameras (GigE Vision®, USB3 Vision™, Camera Link®) for PC-based image processing systems and intuitive vision sensors as well as OEM vision engineering for customized vision components to be used for many different applications across varied industries. The ever-growing presence of embedded vision applications is addressed by Baumer GAPI SDK for Linux® ARM® processors supporting optimally harmonized software integration of Baumer GigE cameras in embedded vision applications. To learn more about Baumer, please visit www.baumer.com.


BDTI

BDTI is the industry’s trusted source for analysis, advice, and engineering for embedded processing technology and applications. For over 25 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.

BDTI has deep experience in computer vision and deep learning. 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 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. Learn more about BDTI.


Boulder AI

We make super intelligent cameras that use AI to see with or without the cloud. Our core business is Vision as a Service, a recurring revenue model that leverages our hardware to distill much more visual data than is currently possible with application-specific processors down to what our customers care about: data not pictures. Beyond "fog" computing, this new paradigm is a perfect mixture of edge computing and cloud computing that enables massive data insights with low operational costs and extremely valuable, timely, and accurate information to the customer. To learn more about Boulder AI, please visit www.boulderai.com.


BrainChip Holdings

BrainChip Inc. is a leading provider of neuromorphic computing solutions, a type of artificial intelligence that is inspired by the biology of the human neuron. The Company’s revolutionary new spiking neural network technology can learn autonomously, evolve and associate information just like the human brain. The proprietary technology is fast, completely digital and consumes very low power. The Company provides software and hardware solutions that address the high-performance requirements in civil surveillance, gaming, financial technology, cybersecurity, ADAS, autonomous vehicles, and other advanced vision systems.To learn more about BrainChip, please visit www.brainchipinc.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.


Camio

To learn more about Camio, please visit www.camio.com.


CEVA

Embedded vision capabilities are fast becoming a standard requirement in many consumer devices, including mobile, wearables, automotive, surveillance and other camera-enabled devices. As a result, there is a growing demand for vision platforms that can execute these capabilities in a cost and power efficient manner. These platforms must also provide the necessary programmability to allow software developers to implement their own, proprietary vision algorithms and differentiate other developers and OEMs.

CEVA-XM4™ is the 4th generation imaging and computer vision programmable processor IP from CEVA, designed to bring human-like vision and visual perception to embedded systems. The CEVA-XM4 enables the three key elements of intelligent vision processing- 3D vision, Computational Photography, Visual Perception and Analytics and is an extremely high performance, fully programmable, low power, fully-synthesizable Digital Signal Processor (DSP) and memory subsystem IP core. To learn more about CEVA, please visit www.ceva-dsp.com.


Chips&Media

Chips&Media is the leader in the video hardware IP. We have long been recognized as a Video Codec IP specialist with firm market leadership. The recent introduction of new video IPs, including deep learning based computer vision, computational photography and image signal processing are transforming Chips&Media into a total Video IP provider. Chips&Media’s deep learning inference computer vision IP is designed to provide fully hardwired acceleration for computing intensive and application specific neural network algorithm developed in house. Our IP’s dedicated architecture reduces external memory bandwidth significantly, minimizing the power consumption. These characteristics make Chips&Media’s computer vision IP optimally suitable for automotive and surveillance applications such as embedded vision, with instantaneous processing of large visual data from multiple sources (i.e. cameras), and where high performance, power and area efficiencies are key.To learn more about Chips&Media, please visit http://www.chipsnmedia.com.


Codeplay

Codeplay is internationally recognized for expertise in heterogeneous systems, and has many years of experience with OpenCL™, SYCL™, Vulkan™ and specialized tools for complex processor architectures. Codeplay is enabling advanced vision processing and machine learning C++ applications using ComputeCpp™, a product based on the SYCL open standard built on OpenCL. SYCL enables applications for heterogeneous devices to be written in a “single-source” style using completely standard C++. For example, Codeplay is already working with Google to enable TensorFlow on ComputeCpp bringing high-performance machine learning to more markets.

Codeplay has delivered standards-compliant systems for many of the world’s largest semiconductor and processor companies, focusing specifically on high-performance heterogeneous processor solutions for CPUs, GPUs, DSPs, FPGAs and specialized vision & AI processors. Working within The Khronos™ Group to define new open standards such as OpenCL, SPIR™, SYCL, and Vulkan, Codeplay has earned a reputation as one of the leaders in compute systems. To learn more about Codeplay, please visit www.codeplay.com.


Crossbar

Crossbar is the leader in ReRAM technology, enabling kilobytes to terabytes of always-on data storage to be embedded into any processor, microcontroller, FPGA or as a standalone memory chip. Crossbar ReRAM lets designers rethink the compute/storage paradigm, free from the constraints of traditional flash and DRAM memories. From “persistent memory” that brings data closer to CPU to “cognitive memory” that enables in-memory computing without a host CPU, ReRAM is ushering in a new era of data storage and processing for both edge and cloud computing.To learn more about Crossbar, please visit www.crossbar-inc.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.


Flex

To learn more about Flex, please visit www.flex.com.


FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems. Our products improve the way people interact with the world around them, enhance public safety and well-being, increase energy efficiency, and enable healthy and entertained communities.

Our machine vision camera division is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative, high-performance digital cameras for industrial, medical and life science, traffic, biometric, GIS, and people counting applications. To learn more about FLIR Systems, please visit www.flir.com.


FotoNation

FotoNation is giving life to computational imaging by merging technology with emotion. We create, innovate and deliver the next generation of computational imaging algorithms. We engineer new ways to reach the highest possible performance while keeping system requirements to a minimum. We have a long history of innovating and advancing the state of the art in image processing. More than a decade ago, we were the first to integrate a computational imaging solution in an embedded mobile device. Today we’re still the unchallenged leader in computational photography and computer vision. Nearly 2 billion digital cameras and smart devices are powered by the imaging technologies designed by the sharp minds and passionate hearts of FotoNation engineers. To learn more about FotoNation, please visit www.fotonation.com.


FRAMOS

FRAMOS enables machines to see and think. Intelligent devices and machines are placing new demands on embedded image processing functionalities and systems. Whether it’s driverless cars, intelligent vacuum cleaners or robots interacting as colleagues in industrial production – only native components of fully integrated vision systems make them effective. Whether it’s about selecting individual components or complex system compositions for embedded vision, FRAMOS engineers support with both technical expertise and services. Ranging from sensors to systems, their engineering services helps in choosing the right components, customizing solutions or completely developing specific solutions for embedded vision systems. FRAMOS assists as a partner at every point in the value-added chain from decision-making processes up to the finished product. To learn more about FRAMOS, please visit www.framos.com/en/solutions/embedded-vision/.


Gidel

For 25 years, Gidel has been providing smart imaging and vision solutions based on its innovative FPGA platforms. Gidel’s offerings include both application-specific and open infrastructure solutions with tremendous flexibility to meet diverse vision/imaging possibilities:

  • High-performance frame grabbers with fast CPU-free host offload engines
  • Option for on-board real-time image processing on powerful FPGAs
  • Standard and customized camera interfaces and protocols, including CoaXPress and Camera Link
  • Interfacing with remote cameras via fiber optics
  • Support for acquisition from as much as 100 cameras simultaneously, including synchronization capabilities
  • Camera Simulators and Proprietary development tools that simplify and accelerate development

To learn more about Gidel, please visit www.gidel.com.


GreenWaves Technologies

GreenWaves Technologies is a fabless semiconductor start-up designing disruptive ultra-low power embedded solutions for image, sound and vibration AI processing in sensing devices. GreenWaves was founded in 2014 with the mission of revolutionizing the market for intelligent sensors and devices with ultra-low energy and cost-efficient solutions. GreenWaves’ GAP8 is the industry’s first ultra-low power processor enabling battery operated interpretation of images, sounds and vibrations in Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

GAP8 differs radically from the flurry of other AI focused processors, which target either far more complex applications that can’t be battery powered, or much narrower application spaces. Instead, GAP8 is precisely positioned at the crossroads of the AI, IoT and micro-controller worlds. The autonomous operation enabled by GAP8 dramatically reduces the deployment and operating costs of image, sound and vibration sensing devices.The company is headquartered just outside Grenoble, France. To learn more about GreenWaves Technologies, please visit www.greenwaves-technologies.com.


Horizon Robotics

Horizon Robotics is a world-leading provider of edge artificial intelligence (AI) platforms. With smart mobility, smart city and smart retail as main application scenarios, Horizon Robotics is dedicated to providing customers with open software platforms and application solutions based on its self-developed AI chips and algorithm software. With world-leading capabilities for deep learning and development of decision inference algorithms, Horizon Robotics integrates algorithms into high-performance, low-power and low-cost edge AI processors and hardware/software platforms. Based on the innovative AI processor architecture Brain Processing Unit (BPU), Horizon Robotics has independently designed and developed China's first world-leading edge AI vision chip - Journey processors for smart mobility and Sunrise processors for smart cameras, and provides customers in the industry with a complete solution of “algorithm + chip + cloud”. To learn more about Horizon Robotics, please visit http://en.horizon.ai.


Huawei

To learn more about Huawei, please visit www.huawei.com.


IDS Imaging Development Systems

Since its foundation in 1997, IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH has developed into a leading manufacturer of digital industrial cameras with USB and GigE interfaces. Whether in an industrial or non-industrial setting, our CMOS cameras assist companies worldwide in optimizing their processes, ensuring quality, driving research, conserving raw materials, and serving people. From the beginning, our camera software is made for Windows, Linux and Linux Embedded on ARM. True to our philosophy "It's so easy!", everything is perfectly compatible and easy to handle.

Our IDS Software Suite includes many 3rd-party interfaces, among others for the HALCON Machine Vision library, for GenICam, and for the object-oriented programming language Python. Embedded Vision is therefore for us just an evolution of Machine Vision. Our “IDS NXT” vision platform will show that Embedded Vision could be as easy as using a smartphone. The combination of high quality "Made in Germany", long-term availability, and exceptional ease of use makes IDS cameras unique. We develop and manufacture all our products, aiming to provide our customers the best user experience in the vision market. To learn more about IDS Imaging Development Systems, please visit www.ids-imaging.com.


Image Matters

Image Matters builds powerful and hyper connected FPGA modules for advanced Imaging applications.  Using a modular approach, our products split the electronics into pre-validated subsystems and provides an easy-to-use software environment to customize and build complete systems:

  1. A processing module: groups FPGA, memory, security chip, local power supply and other essential components to run the FPGA in a credit card size module
  2. A connector: high-density board-to-board connector with serial transceivers able for 12G-SDI, 10G/40G/100G Ethernet, U-SDI.
  3. A carrier: application layer easily adapted to all required interfaces.

Image Matters builds both modules and carriers for various industries requiring very high-quality processing in FPGA based appliances, PC based applications and embedded processing. The FPGA module can be seamlessly transferred from feasibility tests to mass production offering development teams much faster time to markets, empowering teams to focus on core business while leveraging market’s experts. To learn more about Image Matters, please visit http://image.matters.pro.


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. To learn more about Imagination Technologies, please visit www.imgtec.com.


iMerit

iMerit works with computer vision and machine learning companies to enrich and label their training data to achieve the best results from their algorithms. We work with a variety of image and video datasets to mark and categorize objects and make sense out of unstructured data using semantic segmentation, bounding boxes, polygons and key points. When accurate data is crucial to your business, you need an enterprise-grade partner who can work as an extension of your team. Our skilled in-house workforce works in delivery centers in the US and India to provide the comfort you need to reliably scale your data efforts. To learn more about iMerit, please visit www.imerit.net.


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. To learn more about Infineon Technologies, please visit www.infineon.com/3D-imaging.


Intel

You may know us for our processors. But we do so much more. Intel invents at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth. Harnessing the capability of the cloud, the ubiquity of the Internet of Things, the latest advances in memory and programmable solutions, and the promise of always-on 5G connectivity, Intel is disrupting industries and solving global challenges. Leading on policy, diversity, inclusion, education and sustainability, we create value for our stockholders, customers and society. To learn more about Intel, please visit www.intel.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. To learn more about Jon Peddie Research, please visit www.jonpeddie.com.


KORTIQ

KORTIQ´s AIScale Neural Network Engine IP delivers unprecedented compute power when processing large and deep neural networks for machine learning inference in both cost-optimized Zynq, MPSoC and FPGA devices and high-end embedded devices. The groundbreaking AIScale IP architecture supports all types of CNNs and dynamically accelerates various network layers. Its novel way of mapping calculations to hardware resources, in combination with highly advanced compression methods, significantly reduces required external memory transfer size and power. AIScale is scalable, highly programmable and configurable while being easy-to-use, due to a simple 2-function interface flow. This, in combination with the small form factor, makes it an ideal solution for computer vision, automotive, robotics, speech recognition and surveillance systems. By adding a reconfigurable core for additional machine learning classifiers such as ANN, DT, and SVM, suitable for IIoT and sensor fusion as well as reinforcement learning, KORTIQ aims to become a leader in IP for machine learning inference at the edge for programmable devices and SoCs.To learn more about KORTIQ, please visit www.kortiq.com.


Lattice Semiconductor

Lattice Semiconductor provides smart connectivity solutions powered by low power, small form factor FPGA, 60 GHz millimeter wave, video ASSP and IP products to the consumer, communications, industrial, computing, and automotive markets worldwide. Lattice FPGAs have expanded into consumer markets such as smartphones and VR / AR equipment as well as emerging “smart” applications, such as the smart home, smart car, and smart factory. These FPGAs are ideal for computing and acceleration at the IoT Edge, where flexible connectivity and energy-efficiency are key design requirements, and mobile-influenced solutions are preferred.

To learn more about Lattice’s Embedded Vision solutions, please visit www.latticesemi.com/EVsolutions and www.latticesemi.com/evdkit. To learn more about Lattice Semiconductor, please visit www.latticesemi.com.


LUUM

LUUM Group is a leading solution provider of advanced products, technologies, and services that help machines, help people - to facilitate a transition to a world that cares about us, and an environment that enhances the way we live, love, and communicate.To learn more about LUUM Group, please visit www.luum.group.


Luxoft

Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE:LXFT) is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. Luxoft’s solutions are based on its proprietary products and platforms that directly impact its clients’ business outcomes and efficiently deliver continuous innovation.

The Company develops its solutions and delivers its services from 31 dedicated delivery centers worldwide. It has more than 12,000 employees across 38 offices in 18 countries in North America, Mexico, Western and Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, and South Africa. Luxoft is incorporated in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, has its operating headquarters office in Zug, Switzerland and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. To learn more about Luxoft, please visit www.luxoft.com.


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. To learn more about MathWorks, please visit www.mathworks.com.


Mentor Graphics

Mentor, a Siemens business, provides tools and services enabling the implementation of high performance embedded vision algorithms on parallel heterogeneous platforms. With its CodeBench Pro suite of compilers (including OpenACC support for GPUs) and its Catapult High-Level Synthesis Platform for FPGAs, Mentor has development tools for most common vision targets. Its MEPL (Mentor Embedded Performance Library) library provides high performance implementations of useful analysis functions. Nucleus RTOS, in addition to providing safety and security, also supports heterogeneous architectures, enabling vision implementations to interact as part of a larger system. And Mentor has services groups specifically focused on automotive applications and optimizing applications (for performance and memory) on parallel architectures. To learn more about Mentor's Embedded Software Division, please visit http://www.mentor.com/embedded-software.


Microsoft

To learn more about Microsoft, please visit www.microsoft.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. To learn more about Morpho, please visit www.morphoinc.com/en.

MVTec

MVTec Software GmbH is a leading manufacturer of standard software for machine vision. Our products are used in all demanding areas of imaging. Our solution for your embedded vision task is HALCON Embedded. With this, our renowned flagship software HALCON is portable to various microprocessors/DSPs, operating systems, and compilers. Thus, HALCON Embedded is available for numerous smart cameras and other embedded systems. You profit from a comprehensive machine vision library running on your special platform.

HALCON Embedded allows you to develop the software part of your machine vision application on a standard platform and thereby greatly eases the programming of an embedded system. In short: develop on a PC, and let the application run on an embedded system. MVTec has experience with various operating systems like Windows Embedded, Embedded Linux, Android, iOS, processor architectures like ARM, Atom, PowerPC, and MIPS. To learn more about MVTec, please visit www.halcon-embedded.com.


Mythic

Mythic’s platform delivers the power of desktop GPU in a single chip, low power form factor, supporting large deep neural networks for inference in high-value embedded applications. It offers massive parallel computing when needed, then vanishes when not. The result is near-weightlessness of device constraints – all the inference capacity needed to support complex, large deep neural networks, with little of the overhead and complexity of traditional solutions.

Mythic's technology is based upon an entirely new hybrid digital/analog flash calculation using 8-bit non-volatile memory arrays which has been under development since 2012. The architecture supports all popular styles of deep neural networks, runs deterministically, and can be fully optimized for a broad variety of applications. Because weights are stored on-chip, Mythic's hardware interface and driver model are simple - point to the data, trigger inference, and read the results. For especially demanding applications, multiple Mythic chips can chained together and parallelized to provide compute at a large scale impossible with existing solutions. To learn more about Mythic, please visit www.mythic-ai.com.


NALBI

NALBI specializes in deep learning based computer vision for embedded systems. Our technologies include highly optimized deep learning models and a computing engine specially optimized for the target device (such as ARM, Qualcomm), which enables one of the fastest on-device deep learning inference. Our solutions are tailored for the platform and requirements that customers need because we consider hardware specifications through the whole process from training to optimizing deep learning models. We are now working with mobile manufacturers and application service providers to bring deep learning into mobile devices.

NALBI’s human segmentation technology provides state-of-the-art real-time and accurate human segmentation on embedded devices. We are also preparing other deep learning vision solutions, such as human detection. Solutions can be used in mobile, apps, surveillance, smart home, and more. To learn more about NALBI, please visit www.nalbi.ai.


NET

NET (New Electronic Technology) GmbH adds value to customer applications with innovative cameras and concepts for smart vision solutions. NET offers freely customizable cameras for application-specific solutions. NET´s customers can create unique solutions components and implement real-time image processing into powerful image processing units. For this, NET´s open camera concept enables users to shift image processing functions into the camera. As a result the embedded vision funtion is executed more efficiently by high-performance GigPRO cameras, and embedded vision users gain additional competitive advantages.

NET has more than 20 years of experience in successfully collaborating with customers from a wide range of industrial and medical markets. Its expertise in vision enables customers to focus on their core competencies, and to profit from in-depth know-how about new technologies and their potentials to applications. From consulting to integration of custom and standard cameras, software, lenses, optical systems and cables, NET offers all parts for application-specific vision solutions.To learn more about NET, please visit www.net-gmbh.com.


Nextchip

To learn more about Nextchip, please visit www.nextchip.com.


NovuMind

NovuMind is dedicated to improving people’s lives through artificial intelligence by making things think. The company was established in August 2015 and is based in Santa Clara, California. With cutting edge, in-house-developed AI technology, NovuMind combines ASICs, big data, deep learning, high-performance computing and heterogeneous computing to change the Internet of Things (IoT) into the Intelligent Internet of Things (I²oT).

The company's founder and CEO, Dr. Ren Wu, a well-known figure in artificial intelligence, deep learning, high performance and heterogeneous computing, has led the NovuMind team to achieve its mission of embedding power-efficient AI everywhere. NovuMind announced the most power-efficient AI chip – NovuTensor – at CES 2018. NovuTensor is the only AI chip product in the world that meets the requirements of embedded power with GPU/TPU-level performance. To learn more about NovuMind, please visit www.novumind.com.


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. To learn more about NVIDIA, please visit www.nvidia.com.


NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors N.V. enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. To learn more about NXP Semiconductors, please visit www.nxp.com.


Olympus

At Olympus, we are passionate about the medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras and audio products that we bring to the world. We are truly proud of the way they positively impact people’s lives. As a precision technology leader, we craft innovative optic and digital solutions that help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day. And everyone here at Olympus helps make that happen.  We’re invested in people, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions. To learn more about Olympus, please visit www.olympus-global.com.


OmniVision Technologies

OmniVision Technologies is a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions. Its award winning CMOS imaging technology enables superior image quality in many of today’s consumer and commercial applications, including mobile phones, notebooks, tablets and webcams, digital still and video cameras, security and surveillance, entertainment devices, automotive and medical imaging systems. To learn more about OmniVision Technologies, please visit www.ovt.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. To learn more about Omron, please visit www.omron.com.


ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor (who acquired Alliance member Aptina Imaging in August 2014) is a leading supplier of image sensors and image processors for automotive, industrial, and consumer applications. ON Semiconductor offers CMOS and CCD image sensors spanning a wide range of resolutions and frame rates and has a worldwide support network and distribution channel. ON Semiconductor also offers a full catalog of standard and custom products that can be used along with image sensors for realizing embedded vision systems. To learn more about ON Semiconductor, please visit www.onsemi.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. To learn more about PathPartner Technology, please visit www.pathpartnertech.com.


Pilot AI

Pilot AI solves high-impact problems by developing computationally efficient algorithms to enable pervasive artificial intelligence. At the core of Pilot AI’s product suite is a suite of neural networks that are smaller and faster than conventional deep-learning based solutions. Not only are these networks smaller, but they are optimized to run on commodity hardware, scaling from low-power DSPs to ARM cores to x86 to full-size GPUs. With this technology, every device - no matter how big or small - will have intelligence. In a more intelligent world, people and businesses are free from manual tasks and can make better decisions much more quickly.. To learn more about Pilot AI, please visit www.pilot.ai.


PTC

PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the "things" in the Internet of Things (IoT). The company's next-generation ThingWorx® technology platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data being generated by smart, connected products and systems. The company's field-proven solutions are deployed in more than 26,000 businesses worldwide to generate a product or service advantage.

PTC also offers Vuforia, the industry's most advanced and widely adopted augmented reality technology platform. Vuforia is used by hundreds of thousands of developers worldwide. When coupled with the ThingWorx platform, the Vuforia platform unlocks a world of possibilities for creating new ways to create, operate, and service products. To learn more about PTC, please visit www.ptc.com.


Qualcomm

For more than 30 years, Qualcomm has served as the essential accelerator of wireless technologies and the ever-growing mobile ecosystem. Now our inventions are set to transform other industries by bringing connectivity, machine vision and intelligence to billions of machines and objects—from mobile devices, connected cars and homes, to connected cameras, robotics, drones, and entire cities—catalyzing the IoT. Furthermore, we are driving the evolution of connectivity with new technologies for 5G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, to create a unified platform that will empower new user experiences, connect new industries and devices, and enable innovative types of services for the next decade and beyond. To learn more about Qualcomm, please visit www.qualcomm.com.


Reduced Energy Microsystems

Reduced Energy Microsystems is building the most power-efficient silicon for embedded computer vision to bring visual intelligence to a whole new range of devices. By combining  proprietary asynchronous resilient technology with a custom neural network architecture, REM chips will handle state-of-the-art inference and traditional vision workloads in a tiny power envelope. REM's first vision SoC will be released in 2018 and targets a range of battery-powered applications, including augmented reality, body-worn cameras, and autonomous robots. To learn more about Reduced Energy Microsystems, please visit www.remicro.com.


Renesas

Renesas Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation, delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live—securely and safely. The number one global supplier of microcontrollers, and a leader in Analog & Power and SoC products, Renesas provides the expertise, quality, and comprehensive solutions for a broad range of Automotive, Industrial, Home Electronics (HE), Office Automation (OA), and Information Communication Technology (ICT) applications to help shape a limitless future. To learn more about Renesas Electronics America Inc., please visit www.renesas.com.


Sabio Solutions

To learn more about Sabio Solutions, please visit www.sabiosolutions.com.


Samasource

Samasource delivers the highest quality training data managed services. We're experts in 2D and 3D image annotation with the most complex, specialized, and nuanced requirements. We power artificial intelligence with human ingenuity. Our clients include Fortune 500 enterprises and AI/ML startups across the globe, and span industries such as autonomous driving, drone and satellite imaging, agriculture and biotech, and AR/VR. Our dedicated impact workforce operates out of our secure, ISO-certified facilities in Kenya, Uganda, and India. They are expertly trained on our proprietary image annotation technology platform, the SamaHub, to tackle projects for keypoint annotation, object classification, video object tracking, semantic segmentation, and everything in between. Our training program and flexible on-shore project management approach also accommodates custom workflows on client-owned tools, and our quality assurance teams ensure we deliver to stringent SLA thresholds. To learn more about Samasource, please visit www.samasource.org.


STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics provides a wide range of imaging solutions that enhance customers’ products in four categories: CMOS Image Sensors, CMOS Photonic Sensors, Processors, and CIS Foundry. Using FlightSense™ technology, employing the Time-of-Flight (ToF) principle, ST’s sensors feature the high performance, small footprint, and low power required for wireless and handheld applications. To enable high-volume production of fully integrated, small Time-of-Flight products, ST’s Imaging solutions suit innovative uses and custom designs.

ST’s custom services cover all aspects of the design chain. At its design centers worldwide, process engineers utilize advanced silicon fabs with world-class backend resources with custom sensors, ISPs, and imaging modules already on the market. Additionally, Premium services offer an efficient ecosystem with ST’s partners and maintain secure development and assistance throughout the product lifecycle. To learn more about STMicroelectronics, please visit www.st.com.


StradVision

StradVision, Inc. was founded in 2014 by a team of experts to bring the world’s best object detection and recognition technology to market. Our proprietary machine learning algorithm achieved seven No.1 performance in world-class tech evaluations, including scene text detection (English/Chinese/Multi-script) on ICDAR set, face detection on FDDB set, facial landmark detection on AFW set, pedestrian detection on INRIA/Caltech/ETH sets, and action recognition on MSR set. Our computer vision algorithm is accurate and fast, and runs smoothly on IOT/wearable/embedded devices. The development of our products is built on our engineers’ extensive commercial experience in mobile industry. Our headquarter is located in San Jose, USA with an R&D center in Pohang, South Korea. To learn more about StradVision, please visit www.stradvision.com.


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. To learn more about Synopsys, please visit www.synopsys.com.


Tandent Vision Science

Tandent Vision Science dramatically improves the performance of deep learning systems in scenes with natural illumination. Deep learning systems are ill-suited to cope with the near infinite variety of spatial, spectral, and temporal variability in illumination. By eliminating this enormous and irrelevant dimension of image variation, Tandent Vision Science allows deep learning systems to achieve higher accuracy with simpler architectures and far less training data. To learn more about Tandent Vision Science, please visit www.tandent.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. To learn more about Texas Instruments, please visit www.ti.com.


Thundersoft

Thundersoft, listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZ: 300496), is the world's leading provider of mobile operating system and smart device solutions. Focusing in areas like mobile phone/tablet, IoT, automotive and enterprise, etc., with full-stack engineering resource covering mobile software, hardware and all layers of operating system, rich technology/solution portfolio, strategic partnership with key SoC/ISV/IHV vendors, and global support networks, Thundersoft is able to provide professional, solid, responsive and turn-key mobile platform technology, services and solutions, and enable customers worldwide to build high-quality and quick-to-market products. To learn more about Thundersoft, please visit www.thundersoft.com.


Twisthink

Twisthink is a recognized leader in developing IoT solutions that result in true business value and growth. Our human-centered design approach to problem solving focuses on all stakeholders to produce a solution that is desirable, feasible, and viable. By applying our deep technical expertise in embedded systems, vision systems, connectivity and UI/UX we convert solutions into products. Our vision systems team is proficient in computer vision, signal processing, and camera design principles combined with cutting edge machine learning techniques. At Twisthink, we serve a wide range of clients including Fortune 500 companies such as Herman Miller, Harley Davidson, United Technology Corporation, Stryker Medical and Whirlpool and privately owned firms. Our customers accelerate their product innovation by leveraging our team’s expertise and creativity to fuel their growth and success. To learn more about Twisthink, please visit www.twisthink.com.


VectorBlox

VectorBlox designs high-performance computing solutions in FPGAs. Our flagship product, the VectorBlox MXP Matrix Processor, accelerates image, video, and vision-related processing tasks up to 10,000 times faster than traditional soft-processor solutions. This processing capability is provided to our customers through a C or C++ programming interface. Because the MXP is a software-programmed processor, very complex algorithms can be accelerated using a finite amount of area in hardware. Furthermore, there is no the need to resynthesize the hardware each time an algorithm changes, so customers can achieve area closure and timing closure very early in the design cycle. VectorBlox provides the MXP as an IP block, and performs additional hardware or software design services to produce complete solutions. To learn more about VectorBox, please visit www.vectorblox.com.


VeriSilicon

VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. is a Silicon Platform as a Service (SiPaaS™) company that provides IP-centric, platform based custom silicon solutions and end-to-end semiconductor turnkey services for a wide range of applications across a wide variety of end markets including mobile internet devices, datacenters, the Internet of Things (IoT), wearable electronics, smart homes, and automotive. VeriSilicon's silicon platforms include licensable Vivante GPU cores and vision image processors, ZSP® (digital signal processor) based HD audio, HD voice, multi-band and multi-mode wireless platforms, Hantro HD video platforms, wearable electronics platforms, IoT platforms, mixed signal NUI (natural user interface) platforms for voice, motion and touch interface. Founded in 2001 and head-quartered in Shanghai, China, VeriSilicon has over 600 employees with six R&D centers (China, US and Finland) and nine sales offices worldwide. To learn more about VeriSilicon, please visit www.verisilicon.com.


VIA Technologies

VIA Technologies, Inc is a global leader in the development of highly-integrated embedded platform and system solutions for M2M, IoT, and Smart City applications, ranging from video walls and digital signage to healthcare and industrial automation. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the many world’s leading hi-tech, telecommunications, consumer electronics industry brand names. To learn more about VIA Technologies, please visit www.viatech.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. To learn more about videantis, please visit www.videantis.com.


VirtuSense Technologies

VirtuSense Technologies’ product identifies people who are at risk of falls and injuries. The core technology is based on machine vision, using a 3D time-of-flight sensor to track a person’s static and dynamic balance, identify sensory and muscular deficits and provide objective data to assess and treat issues. To learn more about VirtuSense Technologies, please visit www.virtusensetech.com.


Visidon

Visidon is a leading company for providing imaging solutions for mobile cameras. Our products are high-class software technologies such as face recognition, video stabilization, dual camera processing, and image enhancement. Customers include top mobile phone OEMs around the world. Our solutions help device companies to deliver distinguishable products with excellent imaging and camera features. We are customizing our solutions for bringing the best computer vision and imaging solutions to the market. Visidon's headquarters is located in Oulu, Finland; the company also has offices in Seoul, Taipei, and Shenzhen. To learn more about Visidon, please visit www.visidon.fi.


Vision Components

Vision Components GmbH is a leading supplier in the field of machine vision and develops and distributes intelligent, network-compatible real-time Smart Cameras which are able to operate without a PC. These embedded vision solutions can be easily integrated into almost any application. Customers can choose between models with ARM processors with freely programmable FPGA and VC Linux firmware or DSP-based models with the proprietary VCRT OS. All cameras are freely programmable and come with the comprehensive library VCLib, providing more than 300 basic functions of machine vision.

The product portfolio includes embedded systems with or without a protective housing, single board cameras, and vision sensors. Providing custom-tailored OEM solutions for all kinds of applications are the core of the more than 20 years experience in machine vision and imaging. Amongst others, typical applications include quality inspection and automation. VC provides software libraries for many applications including license plate recognition (ALPR/ANPR), motion capture, decoding, measurement and positioning. To learn more about Vision Components, please visit www.vision-components.com.


Vision Ventures

Vision Ventures is an advisory firm for mergers and acquisitions with thorough industry insight and long experience in machine vision and optical technologies. Our services cover strategy consulting, market-based enterprise valuation and the end-to-end management of sell-side and buy-side M&A, strategic alliances and joint ventures. For investors we also provide expert opinions on enterprise value, business plan and market environment. Our transaction success is based on our market and industry expertise, our global network in the vision industries, our many years of experience with corporate transactions in this field and, last but not least, our ability to align the interests of buyers, sellers and investors alike. To learn more about Vision Ventures, please visit www.vision-ventures.eu.


Wave Computing

Wave Computing is a Silicon Valley start up that is revolutionizing the Machine Learning industry. The company's world-class team is developing the Wave Dataflow Processing Unit (DPU), employing a disruptive, massively parallel dataflow architecture. When introduced, Wave’s DPU-based solution will be the world's fastest and most energy efficient deep learning computer family.  Wave's solution will enable enterprise and public sector customers to build and deploy smarter, faster Deep Learning applications to improve their business processes through the insights gained from the growing volume of data available to them.

With funding from Tier 1 VCs, an IP portfolio including over 70 patents, and a track record of execution, Wave is dedicated to accelerating the application of Machine Intelligence in the datacenter and beyond. Wave is based in Campbell, California USA. To learn more about Wave Computing, please visit www.wavecomp.com.


Whirlpool

To learn more about Whirlpool, please visit www.whirlpool.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, please visit the Xilinx Platinum Area of the Embedded Vision Alliance Web site.


XIMEA

Drawing on two decades of experience in the industry, XIMEA's offerings consist of state-of-the-art cameras with USB 3.1, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, PCI Express and FireWire interfaces, as well as X-RAY, Hyperspectral and Thunderbolt™ technology-enabled cameras. For more than 20 years XIMEA has developed, manufactured and sold standard or OEM cameras for machine vision applications in motion control, assembly, robotics, industrial inspection and security, as well as scientific-grade cooled cameras for life science and microscopy. The main distinctions is based on the extremely robust way the cameras are built while still providing highest speed, as with the USB3 Vision camera line, for example. To learn more about XIMEA, please visit www.ximea.com.


XNOR.ai

XNOR.ai was spun out of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Ai2) in February of 2017 to enable state-of-the-art AI models for vision detection and speech recognition to run anywhere on almost any device especially ones constrained by memory, CPU, power, and bandwidth resources. We’re taking state-of-the-art AI models out of the realm of the cloud and allowing them to run in the palm of the hand and smaller…we say AI at your fingertips. XNOR.ai eliminates the need for GPUs or high-speed CPUs for high performance object, scene and action detection, enabling extraordinarily powerful AI on even on the most power and resource-onstrained devices. Deploy more features with 8-15x less memory, 20-200x less energy and 10x more computing efficiency than your competitors without sacrificing performance. Keep personally identifiable information (PII) private and secure on-device by making decisions at the edge. To learn more about XNOR.ai, please visit www.xnor.ai.


Xvisio Technology

Xvisio Technology was founded in Silicon Valley in July 2016 by a group of computer vision experts.  Our founders have years of experiences in VSLAM algorithm R&D, image pipelining, and embedded implementation, dedicating themselves for the future of machine perception. Xvisio offers world’s fastest and smallest embedded implementation of VSLAM with extremely low latency and high accuracy, which is well suited for products like AR/VR HMD, various robotic applications and beyond.

Our customers can depend on the Xvisio’s technological excellence, exemplified by its total VSLAM solution offering, to reduce time-to-market, gain a competitive edge, and maximize ROI. At Xvisio, our mission is to innovate machine perception capability beyond human capacity. To learn more about Xvisio Technology, please visit www.xvisiotech.com.