Video and imaging applications are becoming more pervasive and a greater part of our lives than ever before. From enhancing productivity through sophisticated telepresence videoconferencing systems, to increasing our security through real-time aware surveillance systems, to transporting us to new worlds – either at home or in the theatre- through UHD displays and cinemas with their immersive life-like experiences, it is almost impossible to imagine today’s world without video and imaging technologies.
The significant benefits of smart vision cuts across almost every imaginable market and application.
There are three major attributes to smarter vision – the ability to perform video analytics in real-time, intelligently transport video to any screen, any location, or in noisy low latency environments, and lastly deliver the highest resolution content on immersive life-like displays.
Life-like immersive displays beyond 1080p resolution require pixel rate processing performance which cannot be delivered by RISC-based processors or GPUs. Xilinx solutions are the only viable way to deliver flexible processing at resolutions of 4K2K and beyond.
Required pixel rate processing going through the roof.
There is also a growing gap in solutions that can address Smarter Vision applications because:
Xilinx Smarter Vision technologies combine the Zynq®-7000 SoC, Vivado HLS (High-Level Synthesis), IP Integrator, Open CV libraries, SmartCORE™ IP and video development kits to provide Xilinx developers with meaningful market relevant tools that accelerate the development of Smarter Vision products.
The Xilinx Vivado® tool chain enables developers to rapidly get hardware up-and-running in short order by leveraging high level synthesis to convert C-based algorithms or OpenCV functions into RTL and package those algorithms as reusable IP blocks that can be integrated into comprehensive Smarter Vision systems using the IP Integrator tool within the Vivado Design Suite. These tools open Xilinx solutions to a wider community of developers that may not have a solid background in RTL development.
Smarter Vision solutions are built using proven SmartCORE IP, Vivado tools and the Zynq-7000 SoC. The potent combination of these three elements allows for the development and deployment of equipment that meets the needs of tomorrow’s next-generation Smarter Vision systems.
Xilinx’s Smarter Vision Solutions addresses key applications across market segments