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Jetson TX2 is NVIDIA's latest board-level product targeted at computer vision, deep learning, and other embedded AI tasks, particularly focused on "at the edge" inference (when a neural network analyzes new data it’s presented with, based on its previous training) ( Figure 1
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One of the most interesting resources for those interested in the rapidly growing field of deep learning is the " Cognitive Computing Startup List ," compiled by Chris Rowan of Cognite Ventures . As of February 21, Chris had identified 275 companies that are, in his words, "the most
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At last month's MWC (Mobile World Congress), CEVA unveiled the XC12 , its latest DSP core for communication infrastructure applications. A significant feature set upgrade to the XC4500 DSP core precursor , the XC12 is tailored for the bandwidth, latency and user count demands of
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It's remarkable to see the range of applications in which deep neural networks are proving effective – often, significantly more effective than previously known techniques. From speech recognition to ranking web search results to object recognition, each day brings a new product or
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In recent months, evidence has continued to mount that artificial neural networks of the "deep learning" variety are significantly better than previous techniques at a diverse range of visual understanding tasks. For example, Yannis Assael and colleagues from Oxford have demonstrated
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Image-sensor maker Himax, processor core vendor CEVA, and algorithm provider emza Visual Sense have partnered to develop a low-power "always on" vision sensor module with integrated visual analytics. The three companies offered a conceptual demonstration of the product, dubbed the
Computer vision promises to be the key to the next set of "killer apps"—computer vision-enabled apps that will leverage artificial intelligence to help keep us safer and healthier. But computer vision algorithms are compute- and power-intensive, and need to process large amounts of
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Qualcomm formally unveiled the Snapdragon 835 , its latest premium-tier mobile processor, at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month after a last-fall "tease" . Sporting eight CPU cores and fabricated in Samsung’s latest 10 nm process, the new chip represents the next
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 “…software is changing at head-spinning rates, driven by advances in how computers process giant amounts of data using artificial-intelligence techniques,” said the Wall Street Journal in a recent article, highlighting the challenge faced by smartphone software
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HPC (high-performance computing) servers, which have notably embraced the GPGPU (general-purpose computing on graphics processing units) concept in recent years, are increasingly being employed for computer vision and other deep learning-based applications. Beginning in late 2014, NVIDIA