Eran Briman is VP Marketing and Business Development, Corephotonics
I sometimes find myself staring at pictures taken with my smartphone, unable to believe they were taken with such a small and mobile device. Clearly the days of compact cameras are gone (we are really only left with professional DSLRs these days), but are we finished with mobile imaging innovation? In other words, are you satisfied with your smartphone camera??
We are witnessing a continuing shift towards using robots for an ever greater diversity of assembly and manufacturing tasks, as well as for consumer and social interaction.
My recent post on EETimes takes a thought provoking look at the human, social and economic implications of the rapidly increasing capabilities of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) begin to evolve from the realms of science fiction to reality.
With an estimated 2020 market of $60bn and a CAGR of almost 23% between now and then, ADAS is becoming the new sweetheart of the automotive industry, driving most of the innovation within this enormous ecosystem. No surprise we face announcements and future product introductions almost on a daily basis, including the recent news about Google opening its very own car company, Uber making bold moves towards the Robot Taxi future and GM sponsoring the newly opened MCity Facility in Detroit.
Recently Strategy Analytics published a presentation “Vision-Based ADAS: Seeing the Way Forward” by Ian Riches. There are few interesting statements over there and I encourage you to have a look at it. See the below slide showing the importance of ADAS.
Nowadays, when technology buffs talk about Wi-Fi, they (we..) are generally referring to the 802.11ac standard found in our latest smartphones and home routers, or possibly 802.11p in the automotive space. However, recently more of these conversations have centered around an older Wi-Fi standard that, thanks to the Internet of Things, is making a resurgence in a big way.
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