News

April 2, 2017

HTC Introduces Eye-Tracking 'VR Ad Service'

Ads that appear in immersive VR environments can also track whether the users have viewed them or have turned away their gaze.

March 30, 2017

New from the Alliance: The Vision Accelerator Program, Helping Product Teams Deliver Better Vision-based Products, Faster

Building products using computer vision technologies poses many unique challenges.  The Vision Accelerator Program helps companies quickly understand and navigate the technical and business complexity of building products incorporating computer vision. The new Vision Accelerator Program is a service available to members of the Embedded Vision Alliance who are developing end products and systems with visual perception capabilities (e.g., computer vision, deep learning, 3D sensing).
March 29, 2017

Free Webinar Explores Deep Learning and Embedded Vision for Automotive ADAS

On April 4, 2017 at 9AM PT, Alliance member company Synopsys will deliver the free webinar "Deep Learning and Embedded Vision for Automotive ADAS," presented by Gordon Cooper (Product Marketing Manager for Embedded Vision Processors, and the co-author of a collaborative article published by the Embedded Vision Alliance).

Embedded vision systems are becoming more sophisticated in enabling vehicles to “see” their surroundings.

March 29, 2017

Samsung’s Bixby Visual Search is Powered by Pinterest’s Lens Tool

Bixby is more than just a voice-powered AI assistant, as Samsung touts the use of the camera as a gateway towards intelligence.

March 29, 2017

The Galaxy S8's Face-scanning Feature Might Make You Forget About its Misplaced Fingerprint Scanner

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 will have multiple ways to authenticate your device; a fingerprint sensor, iris scanner, PINs, and face scanner.

March 29, 2017

Qualcomm Wants Your Smartphone to Have Energy-Efficient Eyes

This power-sipping image sensor uses computer vision to help you unlock your phone.

March 29, 2017

AutoX Slaps $50 Webcams on a Car to Make It Drive Itself

AutoX slapped seven cheap cameras around the exterior of the car, pointing in different directions for a 360-degree view.

March 23, 2017

Intel Forms New AI Group Reporting Directly To CEO Brian Krzanich

Intel is aligning all of its AI efforts under Naveen Rao, former Nervana Systems CEO, in the Artificial Intelligence Products Group (AIPG).

March 21, 2017

ARM DynamIQ: Expanding the Possibilities for Artificial Intelligence

News highlights: ARM DynamIQ technology is the foundation for future ARM Cortex-A processors Dedicated processor instructions and optimized libraries to deliver a 50x boost in AI-related performance over next 3-5 year 10x faster communication with tightly coupled on-chip hardware accelerators further boosting AI and Machine Learning compute ARM Cortex-A multi-core processing optimized for automotive, networking and server with reliability and safety More efficie

DynamIQ technology enables ARM's partners with higher performance ceilings than ever before without compromising efficiency.

March 19, 2017

Researchers Build An AI That's Better At Reading Lips Than Humans

The system, trained on thousands of hours of BBC News programs, has been developed in collaboration with Google's DeepMind AI division.