Intel Aims To Boost RealSense Platform With Move To Acquire Computer Vision Startup Movidius

Intel is looking to build up its RealSense perceptual technology platform, saying Monday it plans to acquire Movidius, a company that develops machine vision technology for Internet of Things devices. Josh Walden, senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s New Technology Group, said Monday that Movidius’ specialization in machine intelligence and vision processing technology would “be paramount to giving humanlike sight” to the explosion of connected devices. “The ability to track, navigate, map and recognize both scenes and objects using Movidius’ low-power and high-performance SoCs opens opportunities in areas where heat, battery life and form factors are key,” said Walden. “Computer vision will trigger a Cambrian explosion of compute, with Intel at the forefront of this new wave of computing, enabled by RealSense in conjunction with Movidius and our full…


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