Last week, Intel announced that the mid-range Arria 10 had been used by ZTE, a leading technology telecommunications equipment and software company, in a facial recognition experiment. With the help of the FPGA, the software pin-pointed over 1,000 faces in one second, all achieved at a level of ‘theoretical high accuracy.’ ZTE had used the […]Read more "Intel Arria 10 used in Facial Recognition Software"
Last Friday, President Trump signed an executive order barring travel to and from the following countries: Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Iran, Iraq, and Yemen. On Saturday, federal judges in several states enacted emergency stays, allowing travelers with a green card or a valid visa and who were already in transit to reenter the country. The move was completely […]Read more "Trump’s Travel Ban affects Tech Industry"
Formed in 1999, FOVIO is a sub-unit of Seeing Machines. FOVIO works with automotive companies to develop an ADAS system that works in concurrence with a human driver. FOVIO’s ADAS system has already been used for fifteen different production vehicle models. The system works by monitoring the human driver, and if the human driver shows […]Read more "FOVIO Driver Monitoring Systems [Company Spotlight]"
At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, BMW, Intel, and Mobileye announced their plans to have at least 40 self-driving cars on the road by the second half of 2017. The partnership between the three companies was first announced in July 2016. At that time, the three companies had just started to develop a common platform […]Read more "BMW, Intel, and Mobileye to Deploy 40 Self-Driving Cars"
It’s been two years since Intel announced plans to take over Altera FPGA. How has the deal fared out? Initially, there were reports of friction between the two companies. Learning to coordinate and getting up-to-speed on projects would certainly take some time. Given these administrative issues, it makes sense to allow the company some leeway. […]Read more "Is Xilinx beating Altera/Intel to take over the FPGA market?"