Intel Buys Movidius to Grow Computer Vision Capabilities

Movidius’ low-power SoCs will integrate with Intel’s RealSense technology to bring computer vision processing to IoT, VR and other devices. Intel is expanding its capabilities in virtual reality, artificial intelligence and the internet of things with the planned acquisition of Movidius, whose low-power processors are designed to enable much of the processing of data gathered from such technologies as Intel’s RealSense computer vision platform.Intel officials are positioning the move as a way to increase the chip maker’s presence in a broad array of devices, such as robots, drones and virtual reality (VR) headsets, and make it larger player in such emerging areas as VR, augmented reality (AR), machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). The acquisition is also part of Intel’s larger effort to refocus much of its efforts and resources…


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