TOKYO and OTTAWA, Canada, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Digital Media Professionals Inc. (DMP) and CogniVue Corporation announced today that DMP will be licensing CogniVue's APEX Image Cognition Processing (ICP) technology. DMP is a leading supplier of embedded 2D and 3D graphics processor cores (GPU) in Japan with their GPU core used by major brand name OEMs such as Nintendo, Fujitsu, Olympus and others. CogniVue's APEX ICP IP combined with DMP's GPU IP provides a complete embedded graphics and vision processing solution for next generation of vision aware consumer and automotive products.
"We see extensive opportunities for embedded vision across gaming, digital cameras, mobile phone, industrial and automotive applications which we can now address in partnership with CogniVue," said Tatsuo Yamamoto CEO of DMP. "I believe OEM customers in Japan will respond very positively to this new alliance between DMP and CogniVue," said Shinichi Okamoto, former CTO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and a Director at DMP. "This partnership provides a system level approach to the application processor design for DMP's customers."
"The partnership with DMP is a significant validation of the complimentary need for embedded ICP core with embedded GPU core," said Simon Morris, CEO of CogniVue. "It is clear that there is a growing need for power and cost efficient vision processing for embedded applications alongside the embedded GPU core. Stay tuned for cool technology and licensing announcements from CogniVue."
About CogniVue Corporation
CogniVue is a leading innovator of embedded vision processing providing both software and semiconductor vision processor IP to enable its customers to develop high performance low power embedded vision applications for markets such as automotive, consumer, industrial. CogniVue's patent protected image cognition processor technology provides developers with the ability to implement previously implausible, innovative smart cameras. CogniVue was launched in 2010, is privately held, head quartered in Ottawa-Gatineau, Canada. www.cognivue.com.
About DMP Inc.
Digital Media Professionals Inc. (TOKYO: 3652) develops industry leading 2D and 3D graphics solutions for global consumer electronics, mobile, embedded and automotive markets. The public company was founded in Tokyo, Japan in 2002 and is currently developing several graphics IP cores based on the Khronos™ Group open standards and DMP's cutting edge 3D graphics IP "Maestro Technology". Visit www.dmprof.com.
Contact: Simon Morris, 613-262-7331, [email protected]
SOURCE: CogniVue Corporation
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