Cadence Announces New Tensilica Vision P6 DSP Targeting Embedded Neural Network …

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced the new Cadence® Tensilica® Vision P6 digital signal processor (DSP), Cadence’s highest-performing vision/imaging processor, which extends the Tensilica product portfolio further into the fast-growing vision/deep learning applications areas. New instructions, increased math throughput and other enhancements set a new standard in imaging and computer vision benchmarks, increasing performance by up to 4X compared to the Tensilica Vision P5 DSP.The Tensilica Vision P6 DSP quadruples multiply-accumulate (MAC) performance compared to the previous generation Vision P5 DSP, targeting convolutional neural network (CNN) applications which are dominated by available MAC performance. Compared to commercially available GPUs, the Tensilica Vision P6 DSP can achieve twice the frame rate at much lower power consumption on a typical neural network implementation. For…


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