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Embedding Vision: Training Resources
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4/19/2014   Post a comment
Though it's still early days in heterogeneous processing platforms -- a key element in creating vision systems -- the upcoming Embedded Vision Summit is a good resource for learning the state of the art.
Vision: Promise & Challenge of Heterogeneous Processing
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4/8/2014   Post a comment
Guest blogger Vin Ratford returns to highlight the opportunities and challenges for heterogeneous processors.
Embedded Vision: Detect Pedestrians
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2/10/2014   Post a comment
Recently published European New Car Assessment Program test results reveal significantly better detection performance from Subaru Outback's vision-based system versus radar and Lidar.
Automated Face Analysis Gets Real
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1/27/2014   2 comments
Face analysis algorithms can now make a pretty good guess at age and gender, but face recognition is admittedly not yet perfect.
Comment: Re: everywhere - JeffBier - 9/27/2013
Comment: It's not either-or - JeffBier - 9/27/2013
3D Sensing Gets Personal
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9/27/2013   6 comments
Microsoft's Kinect is the most successful application of vision technologies applied in new types of user interfaces for the consumer market.
In Embedded Vision, Sensors Rule, Part 2
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9/10/2013   Post a comment
Lately Iíve realized that new image sensor capabilities (such as 3D, higher resolution, faster frame rates, and increased dynamic range) are having a dramatic impact on system architecture and algorithms.
In Embedded Vision, Sensors Rule, Part 1
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8/16/2013   9 comments
Machines that see and understand are only as good as their eyes: Image sensors are central to embedded vision, explains Xilinx's Vin Ratford.
Comment: Good perspective - JeffBier - 7/21/2013
Comment: Re: Great Article - JeffBier - 7/12/2013
Comment: Re: Compilers - JeffBier - 7/11/2013
Embedded Vision Slideshow: New Age of Machines That See
Design How-To  
4/4/2013   2 comments
Computer vision, for decades a niche technology, hits the mainstream. The Embedded Vision Summit in April explains the latest innovations.
Comment: re: The Rise Of Embedded Vision - 3/14/2013
The next killer app: Machines that see
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3/30/2012   12 comments
processor vendors are beginning to focus on embedded vision applications and to tune their processors for such apps, often by incorporating specialized co-processors designed for vision processing.
And Stellaris Makes Four: But TI's expanding CPU line may work against it
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7/1/2009   Post a comment
With the purchase of Luminary Micro and its Stellaris family of Cortex-M3 MCUs, Texas Instruments now has four distinct CPU architectures and is the only company with a CPU/DSP continuum. However, while it's an increasingly formidable MCU player, the incompatibility of these four CPU lines may be a problem.
Impulse Response: Massively parallel chips can lead to sticky software
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5/20/2009   Post a comment
Multicore and massively parallel chips are gaining momentum in embedded applications, and their increasing market acceptance is likely to have some interesting consequences. One of these, I believe, may be that companies that make massively parallel chips and tools—and their customers—will have to grapple with "stickier" software.


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Bloopers Book Helps Improve GUI Development
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Courtesy of fellow editor "Max" Maxfield (aka Max the Magnificent), I recently acquired a copy of GUI Bloopers 2.0 by Jeff Johnson of UI Wizards. I found it an interesting read chock full ...

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Making the Grade in Industrial Design
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As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

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