CogniVue makes CIX Top 20 List for Canada's hottest innovative companies

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - On November 21, 2013, Ottawa-Gatineau region technology firm CogniVue Corporation is being recognized at the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) Top 20 for 2013, an annual live showcase of Canada's hottest innovative companies. Each Top 20 company will demonstrate their ground-breaking technology in a fast-paced, exciting series of presentations held at Toronto's MaRS Discovery District.

CogniVue innovates with embedded vision, a technology that enables applications such as SmartTV's and set-top boxes that recognize our faces and respond to our gestures; cars that can see the road ahead and prevent collisions; and smartphones and tablets that use augmented reality to change our view of the world around us. CogniVue has introduced a disruptive new processing architecture called the APEX Image Cognition Processing (ICP) that offers a greater than 100x advantage over conventional processor architectures and is licensing this technology to semiconductor companies including Freescale Semiconductor for automotive market.

The CIX Top 20 is an event that connects entrepreneurs to key players in technology-based industries in Canada and around the world, and is a not-to-be missed opportunity to interact with the some of the best minds in the technology industry. The CIX Top Ten selection panel, made up of corporate professionals, entrepreneurs and investors, received hundreds of applications from across the country. Applicants were judged on a number of factors, including product/service offering, depth of management, market opportunity and business model.

In addition to the innovator showcases, participants can attend interactive sessions by some of Canada's top business leaders, and get a real sense of things to come in the Canadian technology sector.

To find out more about CogniVue's appearance at the CIX Top 20 event, as well as their latest image cognition processor technology for smart cameras please contact CogniVue at 819-595-4999 x200.

About CogniVue Corporation

CogniVue is a leading innovator in embedded vision, providing both semiconductor processor technology IP and software that enable its customers to develop high-performance, low-power embedded vision applications for automotive, consumer, mobile and security markets. CogniVue's patented, massively parallel APEX™ embedded vision processor core provides best performance per area (mm2) and per power (mWatt) for vision applications. Their APEX Programmer Tools enable developers to design innovative, previously implausible vision products in the smallest smart camera modules. CogniVue is a privately held company headquartered in Ottawa-Gatineau, Canada. For more information, visit www.cognivue.com.

Contact:
Simon Morris
819-595-4999 x300

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