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Texas Instruments understands vision technology and the processor architectures required to cost-effectively achieve high performance and low power in embedded systems. Since introducing programmable digital signal processors in the 1980s, TI has produced families of embedded processors. These processors help designers innovate imaging, video and vision processing devices, such as automotive vision systems, video analytics cameras, digital signage cameras, digital still cameras, robotics and more.TI also offers market-leading applications processors and system-on-chip solutions that fuel the optimal balance of programmability, performance and power for mobile devices and industrial systems. Together, these and other TI solutions enable cost-effective board designs that help our customers realize success in the embedded vision market.

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New Low-power, High-performance TI Jacinto 7 Processors Enable Mass-market Adoption of Automotive ADAS and Gateway Technology

Highly integrated processors support the needs of your entire vehicle lineup with specialized accelerators and functional safety features on-chip and a unified software platform LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the new Jacinto™ 7 processor platform. Built on the foundation of TI’s decades of automotive systems and …

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“Machine Learning at the Edge in Smart Factories Using TI Sitara Processors,” a Presentation from Texas Instruments

Manisha Agrawal, Software Applications Engineer at Texas Instruments, presents the “Machine Learning at the Edge in Smart Factories Using TI Sitara Processors” tutorial at the May 2019 Embedded Vision Summit. Whether it’s called “Industry 4.0,” “industrial internet of things” (IIOT) or “smart factories,” a fundamental shift is underway in manufacturing: factories are becoming smarter. This …

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Tips For Designing a Robust Computer Vision System For Self-driving Cars

This article was originally published at Texas Instruments' website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Texas Instruments. The robustness and reliability of a self-driving car’s computer vision system has received a lot of  news coverage. As a vision software engineer at TI helping customers implement advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) on our TDAx …

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Empowering Automotive Vision with TI’s Vision AccelerationPac

This article was originally published at Texas Instruments’ website (PDF). It is reprinted here with the permission of Texas Instruments. Introduction By September of 2013, Google’s self-driving car had completed over 500,000 miles of driving without a single accident under computer control[1]. Google’s disruptive driver- less car project was aimed to improve car safety and …

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TI Gives Sight to Vision-Enabled Automotive Technologies

This article was originally published at Texas Instruments’ website (PDF). It is reprinted here with the permission of Texas Instruments. Introduction Cars continue to become smarter and smarter, integrating new and cutting-edge technologies to make the driving experience safer and more enjoyable. With the goal of reducing roadway fatalities, enabling these new advanced driver assistance …

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TI Vision SDK, Optimized Vision Libraries for ADAS Systems

This article was originally published at Texas Instruments’ website (PDF). It is reprinted here with the permission of Texas Instruments. Introduction There were 1.2 million global traffic deaths in 20101. 93 percent of traffic accidents in the US are due to human error, typically due to inattention2. ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) applications such as …

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Leveraging the Power of VDMA Engines for Computer Vision Apps with TySOM

This article was originally published as a two-part blog series at Aldec's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Aldec. It's pretty hard to overestimate the role of heterogeneous embedded systems based on Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All-Programmable devices in tasks like computer vision. Many consumer electronics and specialized devices are emerging to facilitate and …

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Embedded Low-power Deep Learning with TIDL

This article was originally published at Texas Instruments’ website (PDF). It is reprinted here with the permission of Texas Instruments. Introduction Computer-vision algorithms used to be quite different from one another. For example, one algorithm would use Hough transforms to detect lines and circles, whereas detecting objects of interest in images would require another technique …

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Stereo Vision: Facing the Challenges and Seeing the Opportunities for ADAS Applications

This technical article was originally published on Texas Instruments' website (PDF). It is reprinted here with the permission of Texas Instruments. Introduction Cameras are the most precise mechanisms used to capture accurate data at high resolution. Like human eyes, cameras capture the resolution, minutiae and vividness of a scene with such beautiful detail that no …

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Cloud-versus-Edge and Centralized-versus-Distributed: Evaluating Vision Processing Alternatives

Although incorporating visual intelligence in your next product is an increasingly beneficial (not to mention practically feasible) decision, how to best implement this intelligence is less obvious. Image processing can optionally take place completely within the edge device, in a network-connected cloud server, or subdivided among these locations. And at the edge, centralized and distributed …

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Scalable Electronics Driving Autonomous Vehicle Technologies

This article was originally published at Texas Instruments' website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Texas Instruments. Vehicles capable of autonomous operation are in the early stages of development today for use on the roads in the near future. To move self-driving cars from vision to reality, auto manufacturers depend on enabling electronic …

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Making Cars Safer Through Technology Innovation

This article was originally published at Texas Instruments' website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Texas Instruments. Today, automotive manufacturers are introducing new vehicle control features to save fuel, add security and convenience, and above all make cars much safer to drive. These changes, designed to assist drivers and make vehicles more autonomous …

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Paving the Way to Self-Driving Cars with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

This article was originally published at Texas Instruments' website (PDF). It is reprinted here with the permission of Texas Instruments. Recent publicity has attracted the public eye to the development of automated vehicles, especially Google’s experimental cars that have logged thousands of self-driven miles with minimal help from human drivers. These events are truly impressive, …

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Smart Exterior Cameras Enhance Vehicle Safety, Security

This article was originally published at John Day's Automotive Electronics News. It is reprinted here with the permission of JHDay Communications. Cameras installed in various locations around a vehicle exterior, in combination with cost-effective, powerful and energy-efficient processors, deliver numerous convenience and protection benefits. The advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) market is one of the …

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Smart Exterior Cameras Enhance Vehicle Safety, Security

This article was originally published at John Day's Automotive Electronics News. It is reprinted here with the permission of JHDay Communications. Cameras installed in various locations around a vehicle exterior, in combination with cost-effective, powerful and energy-efficient processors, deliver numerous convenience and protection benefits. The advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) market is one of the …

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New TI DLP Chipset for Automotive Head-Up Display Enables Widest Field of View In the Industry

Chipset brings the flexibility and color accuracy of award-winning DLP Cinema® DMD to windshields DALLAS, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the first DLP® chipset engineered and qualified for automotive head-up display (HUD) applications. Combining the award-winning imaging qualities of DLP technology with automotive reliability, the new chipset enables …

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Smart In-Vehicle Cameras Increase Driver and Passenger Safety

This article was originally published at John Day's Automotive Electronics News. It is reprinted here with the permission of JHDay Communications. Cameras located in a vehicle's interior, coupled with cost-effective and power-efficient processors, can deliver abundant benefits to drivers and passengers alike. By Brian Dipert Editor-in-Chief Embedded Vision Alliance Tom Wilson Vice President, Business Development …

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Vision-Based Artificial Intelligence Brings Awareness to Surveillance

A version of this article was originally published at EE Times' Embedded.com Design Line. It is reprinted here with the permission of EE Times. Moving beyond the research lab, embedded vision is rapidly augmenting traditional law enforcement techniques in real world surveillance settings. Technological gaps are rapidly being surmounted as automated surveillance systems' various hardware …

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Industrial Automation and Embedded Vision: A Powerful Combination

A version of this article was originally published at InTech Magazine. It is reprinted here with the permission of the International Society of Automation. In order for manufacturing robots and other industrial automation systems to meaningfully interact with the objects they're assembling, as well as to deftly and safely move about in their environments, they …

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Stereo Vision for 3D Depth Perception

Jeff Bier, founder of the Embedded Vision Alliance, interviews Goksel Dedeoglu, Manager of Embedded Vision R&D at Texas Instruments. Beginning with a hands-on demonstration of TI's real-time stereo vision prototype on the C6678 Keystone DSP, Jeff and Goksel touch upon various trade-offs in designing a stereo depth camera: the separation between the sensors, image resolution, field-of-view, and finally, …

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Lucas-Kanade Feature Tracking

Jeff Bier, founder of the Embedded Vision Alliance, interviews Goksel Dedeoglu, Manager of Embedded Vision R&D at Texas Instruments. They begin with a hands-on demonstration of real-time Lucas-Kanade tracking using TI's Vision Library VLIB on the C6678 Keystone DSP, wherein thousands of Harris corner features are detected and tracked in 1080p HD resolution images at 15 frames per …

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October 2013 Embedded Vision Summit Technical Presentation: “Embedded Lucas-Kanade Tracking: How it Works, How to Implement It, and How to Use It,” Goksel Dedeoglu, Texas Instruments

Goksel Dedeoglu, Embedded Vision R&D Manager at Texas Instruments, presents the "Embedded Lucas-Kanade Tracking: How it Works, How to Implement It, and How to Use It" tutorial within the "Algorithms and Implementations" technical session at the October 2013 Embedded Vision Summit East. This tutorial is intended for technical audiences interested in learning about the Lucas-Kanade …

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Moving Object Detection Through Background Subtraction, Part Two

Jeff Bier, founder of the Embedded Vision Alliance, interviews Goksel Dedeoglu, Manager of Embedded Vision R&D at Texas Instruments. Beginning with a hands-on demonstration of TI's Vision Library VLIB on a DaVinci DM6437 evaluation board, Jeff and Goksel touch upon various aspects of embedded vision engineering: algorithm design and prototyping in a PC environment, embedded …

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Moving Object Detection Through Background Subtraction, Part One

Jeff Bier, founder of the Embedded Vision Alliance, interviews Goksel Dedeoglu, Manager of Embedded Vision R&D at Texas Instruments. Beginning with a hands-on demonstration of TI's Vision Library (VLIB) on a DaVinci DM6437 evaluation board, Jeff and Goksel touch upon various aspects of embedded vision engineering: algorithm design and prototyping in a PC environment, embedded …

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3-D Sensors Bring Depth Discernment to Embedded Vision Designs

By Michael Brading Automotive and Industrial Business Unit Chief Technology Officer, Aptina Imaging Kenneth Salsman Director of New Technology, Aptina Imaging Manjunath Somayaji Staff Imaging Scientist, Aptina Imaging Brian Dipert Editor-in-Chief, Embedded Vision Alliance Senior Analyst, BDTI Tim Droz Vice President, US Operations, SoftKinetic Daniël Van Nieuwenhove Chief Technical Officer, SoftKinetic Pedro Gelabert Senior Member …

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April 2013 Embedded Vision Summit Technical Presentation: “Embedded 3D Stereo Vision: How it Works, How to Implement It, and How to Use It,” Goksel Dedeoglu, Texas Instruments

Goksel Dedeoglu, manager of the Embedded Vision team at Texas Instruments' Systems and Applications R&D Center, presents the "Embedded 3D Stereo Vision: How it Works, How to Implement It, and How to Use It" tutorial within the "Image Sensors and Front-End Image Processing" technical session at the April 2013 Embedded Vision Summit. This tutorial is …

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An Architecture for Compute-Intensive, Custom Machine Vision

By Tom Catalino Vice President Critical Link, LLC and Asheesh Bhardwaj DSP Senior Applications Engineer Texas Instruments This is a reprint of a Texas Instruments-published white paper, which is also available here (560 KB PDF). Introduction Machine vision technology is growing in adoption, and it has been and will continue to be deployed in a …

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September 2012 Embedded Vision Summit Presentation: “Moving Object Segmentation for Security and Surveillance Applications,” Goksel Dedeoglu, Texas Instruments

Goksel Dedeoglu, Manager of the Embedded Vision Team at Texas Instruments' Systems and Applications R&D Center, presents the "Moving Object Segmentation for Security and Surveillance Applications" tutorial, part of the "Embedded Vision Applications and Algorithms" technical session at the September 2012 Embedded Vision Summit. Goksel’s presentation defines the purpose and uses of MOS (moving object …

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Circular Traffic Sign Recognition on a 500 MHz Texas Instruments DM6437 EVM Board (Chinese Language Soundtrack)

Traffic sign recognition is one of emerging capabilities of advanced driver assistance and safety systems. In this demonstration, images captured by a 30 fps color camera are fed to algorithms running on a DM6437 EVM board and analyzed to detect circular traffic signs. When red circles are detected, they are further analyzed and classified within …

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Circular Traffic Sign Recognition on a 500 MHz Texas Instruments DM6437 EVM Board

Traffic sign recognition is one of emerging capabilities of advanced driver assistance and safety systems. In this demonstration, images captured by a 30 fps color camera are fed to algorithms running on a DM6437 EVM board and analyzed to detect circular traffic signs. When red circles are detected, they are further analyzed and classified within …

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“Get Smart” With TI’s Embedded Analytics Technology

By Gaurav Agarwal, Frank Brill, Bruce Flinchbaugh, Branislav Kisacanin, Mukesh Kumar, and Jacek Stachurski Texas Instruments This is a reprint of a Texas Instruments-published white paper, which is also available here (2.1 MB PDF). Overview When a driver starts a car, he doesn’t think about starting an intelligent analytics system; sometimes, that’s precisely what he’s …

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Leveraging Multicore Processors for Machine Vision Applications

By Mukesh Kumar Marketing Director, Multicore Processors Texas Instruments This is a reprint of a Texas Instruments-published white paper, which is also available here (500 KB PDF). Introduction Meeting the needs of practically any conceivable type of vision application, TI has a wide selection of processors ranging from microprocessors based on ARM cores, to SoCs …

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Improve Perceptual Video Quality: Skin-Tone Macroblock Detection

By Paula Carrillo, Akira Osamoto, and Adithya K. Banninthaya Texas Instruments Accurate skin-tone reproduction is important in conventional still and video photography applications, but it's also critical in some embedded vision implementations; for accurate facial detection and recognition, for example. And intermediary lossy compression between the camera and processing circuitry is common in configurations that …

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Gesture Recognition: Enabling Natural Interactions With Electronics

By Dong-Ik Ko (Lead Engineer, Gesture Recognition and Depth-Sensing) and Gaurav Agarwal (Manager, Gesture Recognition and Depth-Sensing) Texas Instruments This is a reprint of a Texas Instruments-published white paper, which is also available here (2.6 MB PDF). Introduction Over the past few years, gesture recognition has made its debut in entertainment and gaming markets. Now, …

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Texas Instruments’ Platinum Portal: Information That You’ll Find Vital

As I first mentioned in an Embedded Vision Insights newsletter edition published shortly after the December 2011 Embedded Vision Alliance Summit, EVA member Texas Instruments (TI) has upgraded its membership to the premier Platinum tier. According to Niels Anderskouv, Vice President of Digital Signal Processing Systems at TI: Embedded vision and vision analytics are becoming …

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Embedded Vision Alliance Conversation with Gene Frantz of Texas Instruments, Part One

Brian Dipert, Editor-In-Chief of the Embedded Vision Alliance, interviews Gene Frantz, Texas Instruments Principal Fellow. Gene, who has been with the company for nearly 40 years, did his early work with DSPs in association with the Speak & Spell speech synthesizer. In this two-part series, Gene and Brian discuss the history of the DSP both …

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Embedded Vision Alliance Conversation with Gene Frantz of Texas Instruments, Part Two

Brian Dipert, Editor-In-Chief of the Embedded Vision Alliance, interviews Gene Frantz, Texas Instruments Principal Fellow. Gene, who has been with the company for nearly 40 years, did his early work with DSPs in association with the Speak & Spell speech synthesizer. In this two-part series, Gene and Brian discuss the history of the DSP both …

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OpenCV on TI’s DSP+ARM® Platforms: Mitigating the Challenges of Porting OpenCV to Embedded Platforms

By Joseph Coombs and Rahul Prabhu Texas Instruments This is a reprint of a Texas Instruments-published white paper, which is also available here (365 KB PDF). Abstract In today’s advancing market, the growing performance and decreasing price of embedded processors are opening many doors for developers to design highly sophisticated solutions for different end applications. …

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Gesture Recognition–First Step Toward 3D UIs?

by Dong-Ik Ko and Gaurav Agarwal Texas Instruments This article was originally published in the December 2011 issue of Embedded Systems Programming. Gesture recognition is the first step to fully 3D interaction with computing devices. The authors outline the challenges and techniques to overcome them in embedded systems. As touchscreen technologies become more pervasive, users …

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Facial Recognition: A Mobile Application Yearning For Stereo Vision?

As I previously mentioned in mid-October, the latest-generation Android 4 "Ice Cream Sandwich" operating system from Google touts (among other things) built-in support for facial recognition as a system unlock option. And as I mentioned a few days later, it…umm…doesn't yet work terribly well. Not only is its operation inherently erratic, especially in low-light settings, …

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Texas Instruments announces founding membership in Embedded Vision Alliance

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