Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Oldest First | Newest First | Threaded View
Susan Rambo
User Rank
Google Tango
Susan Rambo   7/31/2014 5:05:38 PM
I saw this chip demoed in the Google Tango Dev Kit for cellphones and it handled the processing quickly in what felt like real time.

User Rank
junko.yoshida   7/31/2014 9:16:26 PM
What Movidius is doing is really fascinating. Vision processing itself is not that new (advancing rapidly, though). What's new is developing a dedicated VPU for low power devices,That is something Movidius has zoomed in on and it's been innovating. We will see what other competitions are on the horizon.

User Rank
znajam951   8/1/2014 11:52:30 AM
What's fascinating is its scalable approach to image processing. 12 MIPI inputs also leaves room to develop a simple one sensor engine to 4 or more and now only trick is to develop software on proprietary engine

User Rank
Re: Movidius
R_Colin_Johnson   8/1/2014 2:17:04 PM
> now only trick is to develop software on proprietary engine--znajam951 Movidius warned me that software development would be potental users most urgent concern, but claimed it has used its dozens of software engineers to create a SDT that is easy-to-use.

User Rank
Re: Movidius
selinz   8/5/2014 9:47:50 PM
There are lots of high level tools out there to do all kinds of vision processing. If the performance advantages over existing solutions is significant, providing middleware (that doesn't cause too much performance degredation) could help accelerate its adoption.

User Rank
Re: Movidius
R_Colin_Johnson   8/6/2014 5:10:14 PM
I asked Movidius about the value of middleware, and this is what they replied: "Yes, we cannot agree more that providing middleware helps accelerate developers.  We have learned early on that investing resources in developing useful software libraries and reference applications really does help developers immensely.  For our new Myriad 2 vision processor, we are making available libraries for image processing, computer vision, and linear algebra, as well as complex kernel functions and reference application pipelines."

User Rank
The promising accelator
dsoudris   8/14/2014 3:31:59 AM
I am working with MYRIAD1, for research purposes in my group for more than one year. I fully support the strategic idea of having dedicated processors for acceleration of specific hot applications. I am feel confident that MYRIAD2 will be more effective due to more advanced physical technology node and more cores. The issue that should be very critical compared with the MYRIAD1, is the reliability problems, due to deep submicron technology effects. I like working with this issue. In addition, although we are academic coolaborator, the support from Movidius people is very professional. 


NASA's Orion Flight Software Production Systems Manager Darrel G. Raines joins Planet Analog Editor Steve Taranovich and Embedded.com Editor Max Maxfield to talk about embedded flight software used in Orion Spacecraft, part of NASA's Mars mission. Live radio show and live chat. Get your questions ready.
Brought to you by

Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
The LTC®4015 is a complete synchronous buck controller/ ...
The LTC®2983 measures a wide variety of temperature sensors ...
The LTC®3886 is a dual PolyPhase DC/DC synchronous ...
The LT®3042 is a high performance low dropout linear ...
Chwan-Jye Foo (C.J Foo), product marketing manager for ...
The LT®3752/LT3752-1 are current mode PWM controllers ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...