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Medical Applications for Embedded Vision

Embedded vision has the potential to become the primary treatment tool in hospitals and clinics

Embedded vision and video analysis have the potential to become the primary treatment tool in hospitals and clinics, and can increase the efficiency and accuracy of radiologists and clinicians. The high quality and definition of the output from scanners and x-ray machines makes them ideal for automatic analysis, be it for tumor and anomaly detection, or for monitoring changes over a period of time in dental offices or for cancer screening. Other applications include motion analysis systems, which are being used for gait analysis for injury rehabilitation and physical therapy.

Video analytics can also be used in hospitals to monitor the medical staff, ensuring that all rules and procedures are properly followed. For example, video analytics can ensure that doctors “scrub in” properly before surgery, and that patients are visited at the proper intervals.

What are the primary vision products used in medical systems?

Medical imaging devices including CT, MRI, mammography and X-ray machines, embedded with computer vision technology and connected to medical images taken earlier in a patient’s life, will provide doctors with very powerful tools to help detect rapidly advancing diseases in a fraction of the time currently required. Computer-aided detection or computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) software is currently also being used in early-stage deployments to assist doctors in the analysis of medical images by helping to highlight potential problem areas.

“COVID-19 Safe Distancing Measures in Public Spaces with Edge AI,” a Presentation from the Government Technology Agency of Singapore

Ebi Jose, Senior Systems Engineer at GovTech, the Government Technology Agency of Singapore, presents the “COVID-19 Safe Distancing Measures in Public Spaces with Edge AI” tutorial at the May 2022 Embedded Vision Summit. Whether in indoor environments, such as supermarkets, museums and offices, or outdoor environments, such as parks, maintaining… “COVID-19 Safe Distancing Measures in

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Upcoming Webinar Discusses Health IoT on the Edge

On August 10, 2022 at 9:00 am PT (noon ET), Alliance Member company Syntiant, along with Parks Associates and Canary Speech, will deliver the free webinar “Health IoT on the Edge: Accessible, Smart, Secure.” From the event page: 53% of US internet households own at least one internet-connected health product. This webinar discusses how the

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May 2022 Embedded Vision Summit Slides

The Embedded Vision Summit was held on May 16-19, 2022 in Santa Clara, California, as an educational forum for product creators interested in incorporating visual intelligence into electronic systems and software. The presentations delivered at the Summit are listed below. All of the slides from these presentations are included in… May 2022 Embedded Vision Summit

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Basler’s Computer Vision Solutions for Medical & Life Sciences

Basler now offers its solution portfolio for applications in the Medical & Life Sciences field. The portfolio consists of hardware components, software components and the development services that assemble the individual elements into a fully consistent system. Customers benefit from Basler’s expertise derived from already-implemented projects, including those in automated microscopy, ophthalmology and medical imaging.

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NVIDIA Launches AI Computing Platform for Medical Devices and Computational Sensing Systems

Clara Holoscan MGX Medical-Grade Platform With NVIDIA Orin and NVIDIA AI Software Stack Powers Systems Built by Embedded-Computing Leaders Tuesday, March 22, 2022—GTC—NVIDIA today introduced Clara Holoscan MGX™, a platform for the medical device industry to develop and deploy real-time AI applications at the edge, specifically designed to meet required regulatory standards. Clara Holoscan MGX

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Upcoming Webinar Discusses Vision-based Medical Device Development

On March 23, 2022 at 9:00 am Pacific Time, Alliance Member Company e-con systems will deliver the webinar “Develop Your Medical Devices with e‑con Cameras and i.MX8 Processors”. From the event page: One of the key challenges in developing medical devices is to choose the best camera with the right processing platform. Most medical devices

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MedtecLIVE: Embedded Vision for Optical Diagnostics and Life Sciences – Now Including SWIR MIPI Modules

March 15, 2022 – At the MedtecLIVE trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany, Vision Components (booth #10-303) will showcase its latest MIPI camera modules and embedded vision systems for medical and laboratory applications such as point-of-care diagnostics. Embedded vision has significant advantages for this sector, enabling economic, versatile and, if required, portable solutions for autonomous operation

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Xilinx Demonstration of an X-ray Classification Solution for COVID-19 and Pneumonia Detection

Quenton Hall, AI Architect at Xilinx, demonstrates the company’s latest edge AI and vision technologies and products at the 2021 Embedded Vision Summit. Specifically, Hall demonstrates an x-ray classification solution for COVID-19 and pneumonia detection. Spline.AI is collaborating with Amazon Web Services and Xilinx to deliver an open-source, open-model, x-ray classification solution for COVID-19 and

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Arm Demonstration of Body Pose Tracking on Smart TVs

Mina Dimova, Staff Software Engineer at Arm, demonstrates the company’s latest edge AI and vision technologies and products at the 2021 Embedded Vision Summit. Specifically, Dimova demonstrates how to move the gym to the living room by means of body pose tracking on smart TVs. The lifestyle changes we have all experienced over the past

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