Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Lenovo Adapts Movidius Vision Processor

Marketwired: Movidius and Lenovo announce a strategic partnership to provide vision processing technology to a variety of VR-centric Lenovo products. Lenovo will be able to source the advanced Myriad 2 Vision Processing Unit (VPU) and custom computer vision algorithms for various virtual reality projects.

"Our technology was built to maximize machine vision performance in a sub-1 Watt power budget," says Movidius CEO, Remi El-Ouazzane. "In selecting Myriad 2 for their VR products, Lenovo is building devices designed from the ground-up for VR. We're very much looking forward to these no-compromise devices that will push VR adoption into the mainstream."

"Myriad 2 is unique in its ability to deliver the kind of vision compute performance we need for our next generation VR products," says Lenovo's Shanghai Research & Technology group Manager, Li Xiang. "We can build the products we want, without compromising on cost, size, performance or battery life."

The first Lenovo products featuring Myriad 2 are expected in 2H 2016.

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