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September 28, 2017

Free Webinar Explores Efficient Processing for Deep Learning

On September 28, 2017 at 10 am PT (1 pm ET), Dr. Vivienne Szu, Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at MIT, will present a free one-hour webinar, "Efficient Processing for Deep Learning: Challenges and Opportunities," organized by the Embedded Vision Alliance. Here's the description, from the event registration page:
August 21, 2017

Upcoming Developer Forum Unites Xilinx Development Team, Partners, Industry Experts and User Community

Xilinx's Developer Forum will take place on September 13, 2017 in Santa Clara, California, with other worldwide locations to follow. From the event overview page: Why Attend?
August 10, 2017

Intel Kick-Starts Mobileye Integration with Plans to Build Fleet of 100 L4 Autonomous Test Cars

With the completion of the tender offer of Mobileye, Intel is poised to accelerate its autonomous driving business from car-to-cloud. Mobileye, an Intel Company, will start building a fleet of fully autonomous (level 4 SAE) vehicles for testing in the United States, Israel and Europe. The first vehicles will be deployed later this year, and the fleet will eventually scale to more than 100 automobiles.
July 26, 2017

Movidius Low-power VPU Technology Delivers 4K VR Pixel-processing Performance for Motorola’s Newest Moto Mod

25 July 2017 - Movidius’ Myriad 2 Vision Processing Unit (VPU) technology, known for its image signal processing and computer vision capabilities with high energy efficiency, was selected by Motorola Mobility to power their newest Moto Mod: the 360 Camera. Moto Mods are unique modular accessories for Motorola smartphones that bring advanced functionality beyond traditional smartphone features. Motorola’s newest Moto Mod brings users the ability to live stream 360⁰ videos while preserving battery life.
July 26, 2017

eBay Announces Computer Vision Search that Helps You Find Items Using Photos

The ecommerce juggernaut has announced two new computer vision features that are coming to its online shopping emporium this fall.

July 24, 2017

JetPack 3.1 Doubles Jetson’s Low-Latency Inference Performance

Today, NVIDIA released JetPack 3.1, the production Linux software release for Jetson TX1 and TX2. With upgrades to TensorRT 2.1 and cuDNN 6.0, JetPack 3.1 delivers up to a 2x increase in deep learning inference performance for real-time applications like vision-guided navigation and motion control, which benefit from accelerated batch size 1.
July 20, 2017

An Update to Open Images - Now with Bounding-Boxes

This update adds a total of ~2M bounding-boxes to the existing dataset, along with several million additional image-level labels.

July 20, 2017

Intel Democratizes Deep Learning Application Development with Launch of Movidius Neural Compute Stick

Today, Intel launched the Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick, the world’s first USB-based deep learning inference kit and self-contained artificial intelligence (AI) accelerator that delivers dedicated deep neural network processing capabilities to a wide range of host devices at the edge.
July 13, 2017

Upcoming Training Classes Cover Deep Learning for Vision Using TensorFlow

On July 13, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Santa Clara, California, the Embedded Vision Alliance will deliver a full-day hands-on training class on Google's TensorFlow deep learning framework. Here's the description, from the event page:
July 12, 2017

"OpenCV on Zynq: Accelerating 4k60 Dense Optical Flow and Stereo Vision," a Free Webinar from Xilinx

On July 12, 2017 at 1PM ET (10AM PT), Xilinx will deliver a free hour-long webinar entitled "OpenCV on Zynq: Accelerating 4k60 Dense Optical Flow and Stereo Vision", in partnership with the Embedded Vision Alliance Here's the description, from the event registration page: