BusinessWire: FotoNation and Shanghai, China-based VeriSilicon are to jointly develop an image processing platform that is promised to offer best-in-class programmability, power, performance and area for computer vision (CV), computational imaging (CI) and deep learning. The new IP platform, named IPU 2.0, will be available for customer license and design in the first quarter of 2017. IPU 2.0 is to offer a unified programming environment and pre-integrated imaging features for a wide range of applications across surveillance, automotive, mobile, IoT and more.
“VeriSilicon’s proven and scalable vision processor core family has been adopted by world’s leading automotive and surveillance suppliers over the years,” said Weijin Dai, EVP, chief strategy officer and GM of the IP Division, VeriSilicon. “These highly power efficient, scalable processors with deep learning CNN technology in a unified programing environment unleashes great potential in an increasingly connected world with big data analytics and artificial intelligence. Working closely with FotoNation, we will jointly provide the total solution to address the challenges in intelligent devices.”