Synopsys New EV6x Offers 4X More Performance to CNN

Synopsys New EV6x Offers 4X More Performance to CNN
by Eric Esteve on 07-11-2017 at 7:00 am

When Synopsys bought Virage Logic in 2010, ARC processor IP was in the basket, but at that time ARC processor core was not the most powerful on the market, and by far. The launch of EV6x vision processor sounds like Synopsys has moved ARC processor core by several orders of magnitude in term of processing power. EV6x deliver up to 4X … Read More


Intelligent Vision in (almost) Every Application

Intelligent Vision in (almost) Every Application
by Eric Esteve on 01-06-2017 at 12:00 pm

Let’s take a look at the tremendous penetration of intelligent vision in so many and various applications. A few years ago, computer vision algorithms were implemented in applications directly linked with imaging, like computational photography for smartphones and cameras. We can mention today a bunch of segments like automotive,… Read More


CEVA Launch CDNN2, Embedded Ready Neural Network

CEVA Launch CDNN2, Embedded Ready Neural Network
by Eric Esteve on 07-13-2016 at 12:00 pm

Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) recognition algorithm is generating very high interest in the semi industry. At first, because CNN provides best recognition quality when compared with alternative recognition algorithms. CEVA Deep Neural Network (CDNN) software framework, implemented with CEVA-XM4 imaging & vision… Read More


Artificial Intelligence is Everything!

Artificial Intelligence is Everything!
by Daniel Nenni on 07-08-2016 at 7:00 am

My first brush with AI was a LISP class for my undergraduate degree. LISP, originated from MIT in 1958, was the language of choice for AI research and spawned a new class of computer hardware called LISP Machines in the 1980s. My first personal experience with AI was the HAL 9000 system from the 2001 Stanley Kubrik movie Space Odyssey.… Read More