The Embedded Vision Summit was held on September 19, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts, as a technical educational forum for engineers interested in incorporating visual intelligence into electronic systems and software.

The program for the event included the following presentations, whose PDF-formatted foilsets are available for download as a consolidated ZIP file:

  • Morning Keynote Presentation: "Emotion Technology: Enabling Machines to Understand How We Feel," Professor Rosalind Picard, MIT
  • "Introduction to Embedded Vision," Jeff Bier, Embedded Vision Alliance
  • Session 1: "Embedded Vision Applications and Algorithms"

    • "Image Processing for Object Recognition and Tracking," Dan Isaacs, Xilinx, and Michael Fawcett, iVeia
    • "Moving Object Segmentation for Security and Surveillance Applications," Goksel Dedeoglu, Texas Instruments
    • "Automotive Safety Applications and Algorithms," Gabby Yi, Analog Devices
  • Afternoon Keynote Presentation: "OpenCV: Past, Present, and Future", Gary Bradski, OpenCV Foundation
  • Session 2: "Using Processors for Embedded Vision"

    • "Harnessing Hardware Accelerators to Move from Algorithms to Embedded Vision," Michael Tusch, Apical
    • "Using FPGAs to Accelerate Embedded Vision Applications," Kamalina Srikant, National Instruments
    • "Challenges and Techniques in Using CPUs and GPUs for Embedded Vision," Ken Lee, VanGogh Imaging
  • Session 3: "Using Tools, APIs and Design Techniques for Embedded Vision"

    • "Optimization and Acceleration for OpenCV-based Embedded Vision Applications," Bo Wu, Ph.D., Synopsys
    • "Addressing System Design Challenges in Embedded Vision," Mario Bergeron, Avnet
    • "Challenges and Techniques in Low-Cost, Low-Power, Small Form Factor Vision Applications," Simon Morris, CogniVue
  • "Image Sensor Options and Trends for Embedded Vision," Eric Gregori, BDTI

Please also reference the Video Interviews & Demos section of this website for video recordings of the above presentations, which will become available as they are edited post-event.

Download "BostonSummit2012-Proceedings.zip" (39.2 MBytes).


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