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Embedded Vision Insights: September 17, 2013 Edition

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Dear Colleague,

Good news, everyone! The complete agenda for the Embedded Vision Summit East, to be held in Westford, Massachusetts on October 2, has just been published to the Alliance website. The Embedded Vision Summit East is a technical educational forum for product creators interested in incorporating visual intelligence into electronic systems and software. Scan through the day's agenda, and I'm confident you'll be impressed with the breadth and depth of the technical program we've assembled for your benefit.

The day will begin with the keynote, "Embedding Computer Vision in Everyday Life," by iRobot's Vice President of Advanced Development, Mario E. Munich. Also notable is a triumvirate of presentations from DARPA's Mike Geertsen and two DARPA contractors, Next Century Corporation and SRI International, regarding a set of general-purpose vision algorithm development tools which will soon be released in open-source form. The two-track, day-long program also includes 17 other technical presentations from the Alliance and 15 of its member companies.

As with past Summits, there'll also be a demo area packed with examples of vision technology. The demo area will be open during the morning and afternoon coffee breaks, the lunch hour, and the concluding cocktail reception, providing opportunities to enjoy some refreshments, get up close with some of the latest vision technology, and interact with experts from Alliance member companies. The Embedded Vision Summit East takes place in...