Analog Devices is offering a free comprehensive video primitives library for use in real time video analytics applications.
The company states that it is responding to increased developer demand for low cost, fast and efficient video technology software tools.
The new software modules are optimized for the company's Blackfin processor family and include image processing task level primitives to enable faster development cycles for video analytics applications.
The free software modules are suitable for a wide range of applications, including video surveillance, automotive vision systems and industrial vision.
IntelliVision, a developer of video analytics solutions for Analog Devices processor platforms welcomes the new tools: "With the availability of the optimized software building blocks, we can develop and deliver the next generation of our Blackfin-based intelligent video and automated monitoring solutions faster, with greater code density, and reduced development costs," said Vaidhi Nathan, President of IntelliVision, in a statement.
The free software modules are available here.
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