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Embedded Vision Insights: February 26, 2013 Edition

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Dear Colleague,

I began the previous edition of Embedded Vision Insights with the words, "I'm pleased when I'm able to regularly pass along announcements about new Embedded Vision Alliance members, and lately I've been pretty pleased." In that particular edition, for example, I mentioned that GEO Semiconductor had just joined the Alliance. Two weeks earlier, I'd told you about the then-latest member, Tensilica.

Well, I'm thankfully still feeling pleased! This time, in fact, I have the pleasure of telling you about two new Alliance members. FireFly DSP is a developer of processor IP cores and associated software development tools, whose management team has a substantive semiconductor and software lineage. And SoftKinetic is a name that may already be familiar to some of you via its partnerships with Alliance members such as Intel and Texas Instruments; the company develops time-of-flight sensors for 3-D camera designs. Welcome, FireFly DSP and SoftKinetic!!

The Alliance is also less than two months away from presenting the premier Silicon Valley iteration of the...