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26 April 2016

Imagination to showcase latest vision technologies at Embedded Vision Summit 2016

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London, UK – April 26, 2016 – Imagination Technologies (IMG.L) announces its participation at the Embedded Vision Summit 2016. During the Summit, Imagination will highlight its PowerVR GPU compute and vision solutions that are optimized for a wide range of computer vision applications including advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), surveillance, and augmented reality.

Who:                Imagination, a global leader in multimedia, processor, communication and cloud technologies

What:                At the Summit, Paul Brasnett, principal research engineer at Imagination, will present: “Efficient Convolutional Neural Network Inference on Mobile GPUs.” Part of the Enabling Technologies track, the session will focus on the task of deploying Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) on mobile GPUs today, including strategies for implementation, trade-offs, and performance analysis (May 3, 12:30-1:00 pm).

During the Technology Showcase, Imagination will show various vision processing demonstrations on its PowerVR Rogue GPUs including:

  • Object detection and categorization using CNNs
  • Face detection using the PowerVR Imaging Framework for Android with OpenCL™
  • Image filtering including edge and corner detection with OpenVX™

Imagination will also feature demonstrations of its PowerVR Raptor imaging processor with class-leading tuning and calibration capabilities.

Numerous Imagination partners will also participate in the Technology Showcase, including Luxoft who will leverage a PowerVR based platform to demonstrate the performance benefits of running OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision) applications on a GPU.

When:               The Embedded Vision Summit will take place May 2-4, 2016.

Where:              Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA; Visit Imagination’s Technology Showcase booth #G5.

About Imagination Technologies
Imagination is a global technology leader whose products touch the lives of billions of people across the globe. The company’s broad range of silicon IP (intellectual property) includes the key processing blocks needed to create the SoCs (Systems on Chips) that power all mobile, consumer and embedded electronics. Its unique software IP, infrastructure technologies and system solutions enable its customers to get to market quickly with complete and highly differentiated SoC platforms. Imagination’s licensees include many of the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers, network operators and OEMs/ODMs who are creating some of the world’s most iconic products. See:

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