June 14, 2017

"Develop Smart Computer Vision Solutions Faster," a Free Webinar from Intel

On June 14, 2017 at 1PM ET (10AM PT), Intel will deliver a free hour-long webinar entitled "Develop Smart Computer Vision Solutions Faster", in partnership with the Embedded Vision Alliance Here's the description, from the event registration page:
June 1, 2017

Microsoft Gives Developers More Machine Learning Ammo

This revision of the Cognitive Toolkit provides a number of new features, including beta support for Keras, a popular high-level Python API.

May 30, 2017

Accelerating AI Experiences from Edge to Cloud

First processors based on ARM DynamIQ technology take a big step towards boosting AI performance by more than 50x over the next 3-5 years ARM Cortex-A75 delivers massive single-thread compute uplift for premium performance points ARM Cortex-A55 is the world’s most versatile high-efficiency processor
May 24, 2017

"Caffe to Zynq: State-of-the-Art Machine Learning Inference Performance in Less Than 5 Watts," a Free Webinar from Xilinx

On May 24, 2017 at 1PM ET (10AM PT), Xilinx will deliver a free hour-long webinar entitled "Caffe to Zynq: State-of-the-Art Machine Learning Inference Performance in Less Than 5 Watts", in partnership with the Embedded Vision Alliance Here's the description, from the event registration page:
May 16, 2017

Khronos Releases OpenCL 2.2 With SPIR-V 1.2

Market feedback incorporated to finalize OpenCL 2.2 release with full OpenCL specifications and conformance tests placed in open source May 16, 2017 – IWOCL 2017, Toronto – The Khronos™ Group, an open consortium of leading hardware and software companies, announces the immediate availability of the finalized OpenCL™ 2.2 specification, incorporating industry feedback received from developers during the provisional specification r
May 11, 2017

NVIDIA Delivers New Deep Learning Software Tools for Developers

To help developers meet the growing complexity of deep learning, NVIDIA today announced better and faster tools for our software development community. This includes a significant update to the NVIDIA SDK, which includes software libraries and tools for developers building AI-powered applications. With each new generation of GPU architecture, we’ve continually improved the NVIDIA SDK. Keeping with that heritage, our software is Volta-ready.
May 1, 2017

Khronos Releases OpenVX 1.2 Specification for Cross-Platform Acceleration of Power-Efficient Vision Processing

New functionality includes neural network acceleration, feature detection, image classification, and conditional graph processing.
May 1, 2017

Lattice Semiconductor Releases New Embedded Vision Development Kit Targeted for Mobile-Influenced Applications at the Edge

Modular Platform Enables Flexible Connectivity and Energy Efficient Image Processing for Robotics, Drones, ADAS, Smart Surveillance and AR/VR Systems Stackable boards based on Lattice’s CrossLinkTM pASSPTM, ECP5TM FPGA, and SiI1136 ASSP devices All-inclusive kit with stereo vision support, and dual MIPI® CSI-2 to 1080p HDMI® demo Optimized for low power, low cost, embedded vision applications in Industrial, Automotive, and Consumer markets PORTLAND, OR – May 1, 2017 –
April 25, 2017

Picture Perfect: Driving Next-generation Image Processing for Automotive

The automobile is no longer a metal box with four wheels that gets you from A to B. As technology has evolved, vehicles have become a dynamic platform for innovation which is changing the driver experience and taking us closer to the reality of truly autonomous driving. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) capabilities are integral to this evolution. New ADAS applications such as mirror replacement, driver drowsiness detection and pedestrian protection systems drive the need for enhanced image processing within the vehicle.
April 24, 2017

The Race To Build An AI Chip For Everything Just Got Real

A quarter-century ago, Facebook's director of artificial intelligence made an AI chip. He was 25 years ahead of his time.