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Founded Year

2006

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$86.5M

Valuation

$0000 

About Movidius

Movidius is a vision processor company serving the growing need for visual sensing in connected devices, providing a highly innovative vision processing unit (VPU) with a robust and powerful software development kit (SDK) environment. Movidius' architecture delivers a new wave of intelligent and contextually aware experiences for users in mobile, wearable and other connected applications and devices. On September 6, 2016, Movidius was acquired by Intel.

Headquarters Location

1730 South El Camino Real Suite 200

San Mateo, California, 94402,

United States

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Movidius Patents

Movidius has filed 67 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • image processing
  • artificial neural networks
  • machine learning
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Status

5/21/2019

2/13/2024

Artificial neural networks, Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Classification algorithms, Virtual reality

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Application Date

5/21/2019

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2/13/2024

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Artificial neural networks, Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Classification algorithms, Virtual reality

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Latest Movidius News

Computex 2018: few PC components, but some spectacular gadgets save the day

Jan 25, 2024

goodwordnews 11 mins ago 153 After a few years of struggling to find its place in a changed world, Computex 2018 seemed somewhat back on track, in terms of energy and purpose. The annual event in Taipei, Taiwan, is still not what it used to be in terms of size and scope, and several companies now participate only on the sidelines, but it was a week full of things to see and do. In fact, there was more going on outside the show than on it, which meant a lot of traveling. Even though companies prefer private events to large-scale trade shows, they cannot realistically bring that many people together in one place at the same time. In the first days, Computex 2018 was essentially “The Asus Show”. The Taiwanese giant held two separate press events for its Republic of Gamers sub-brand and its core products, and each had at least one major event. This followed a full day of behind-the-scenes presentations to the media, which ensured that the rest of the products were not overlooked. Asus is one of Taiwan’s best-known companies, and no matter what it might bring to other global stages, like CES or MWC for the first time this year, Computex is taking place on its home turf and will always represent a level of prestige for her. The main event on Monday was the unveiling of the Asus ROG Phone, an interesting product that will hopefully be released at just the right time to capitalize on the PUBG and Fortnite fever. It’s neither too heavy nor bulky, but it remains to be seen how well it handles normal smartphone tasks, especially photography. It uses the industry-leading Snapdragon 845 processor and has an AMOLED panel with a claimed 1ms response time, plus virtually every high-end spec you can think of. Of course, it should also be equipped with RGB LEDs and aggressive styling with sharp angular lines and orange grilles on the back. Perhaps what stood out the most was that there are already three accessories for the smartphone. These aren’t the usual cases and headsets either; each has a very specific goal, meaning some work has already been done to build an ecosystem around that product. Razer, ZTE and Xiaomi are also developing gaming-centric phones, but Asus is the only one so far to indicate the possibility of an India launch, and that too not far away. It will be interesting to see how Asus anticipates the launch of the ROG Phone in India and how this affects the positioning of the flagship Zenfone 5z, which was already expected to launch in India. The day after the ROG Phone launch, Asus took the stage again to unveil a series of products, ranging from the surprisingly useful Vivowatch BP to the curious Project Precog concept laptop. The most interesting by far were a pair of new ZenBook Pro laptops with touchscreens for trackpads – you can read all about them in our first impressions, but in short, the implementation is unnecessarily complicated and the concept might not work. might be as good an idea as it seems. The Precog project was presented on stage and then again behind the barriers, but there were no live demos. Clearly, it’s not ready for practical demonstrations yet, and we’re wondering what exactly it can do with its AI hardware and software. We’ve seen this type of dual-screen design before, but perhaps the use of an Intel Movidius Vision processing unit and other innovations will make this type of device truly useful. Speaking of Movidius, this was one of Intel’s rare demonstrations in a private location off the main show floor. We saw a prototype Movidius unit in the form of a simple USB 3.0 stick (albeit one designed with a fairly large heatsink) running real-time face and object detection on, among other things, a strip- Bollywood action movie ad. The idea was to show how multiple live video streams can be analyzed simultaneously in real time, which is a big data scenario that many businesses and governments are currently interested in. We’ll be keeping an eye on this as an emerging technology product category, and it’s not hard to imagine that Movidius technology will eventually be integrated into Intel’s CPUs (or GPUs). Intel also launched its Core i7-8086K processor, a tribute to the original Intel 8086, to mark the 40th anniversary of the iconic hardware. This chip can reach 5 GHz on a single core, a far cry from the 5 MHz of the original. It should be popular with enthusiasts, but it’s a limited edition and we’re still expecting 8-core Core i7 processors this year, making this chip more of a collector’s item than a serious reason to upgrade. at the level. Unfortunately, Intel decided to try to circumvent AMD’s 32-core second-generation Threadripper announcement by also demonstrating an unnamed 28-core processor running at 5GHz – except the company failed to mention overclocking and the industrial-sized external cooler that was required for the demonstration. ; details that emerged in the days following the show. We also received a new Optane SSD and some roadmap updates, but no actual launch. AMD did much the same thing, announcing future projects and showing off a few prototypes, but without launching anything. The most interesting points were the growing number of OEM Ryzen and Ryzen Mobile systems, as well as the rapid rise of 7nm manufacturing technology for GPUs – seen first in workstation products, but certainly for consumer GPUs. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang hosted a small meeting where he spoke informally and personally handed out sandwiches to attendees. Without microphones or teleprompters, he laid out a vision for the company’s efforts in AI, robotics and supercomputing. Gamers were left in the lurch, with no news on the company’s upcoming GeForce series products. With none of the big three – Intel, AMD and Nvidia – announcing new platforms, Taiwanese hardware makers didn’t have much new to show. Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, ASRock and Biostar are the biggest names in motherboards, and then there are Zotac, Galax, Palit, Inno3D, Powercolor and several others in the graphics card sector who must have filled their stands with other products or simply older products. MSI has focused on laptops and desktops, many of which will be available in India soon. Interestingly, the company hopes to enter the mainstream laptop market rather than focusing solely on gamers. Gigabyte also has new management and will bring SSDs, RAM and power supplies. In other words, you should be able to build a PC with everything except the Gigabyte-built processor. Zotac’s MEK 1 gaming PC, introduced last year, only recently went on sale in India and will soon be joined by the surprisingly small but powerful MEK Mini and the massive MEK Ultra with all the bells and whistles. GPU supply and prices are declining globally, and so companies haven’t been afraid to show off big, bold all-in-one crypto mining machines. MSI and Biostar had the largest bays on display, which gives us a good idea of ​​how easy it is for anyone with a little startup money to get into the mining game. Elsewhere on and off the show, some interesting tidbits caught our attention. Asus had a triple-monitor gaming setup that used prisms to completely eliminate the boundaries between displays. You have to look at it from the right angle, but it worked wonderfully. ECS surprised us with a palm-sized mini PC, the Liva Q2, based on the latest low-power Intel Pentium Silver processors. Both Corsair and Cooler Master had some interesting PC cabinet designs. Kingston’s HyperX portable SSD for gaming consoles should speed up loading times, which will be of interest to many people. A startup called Origami Labs was showing off an (admittedly bulky) prototype of its Orii bone-conducting ring, which lets you take phone calls privately simply by touching your ear canal, rather than constantly putting on or taking off headphones. Last year, we were desperate to find that the only things companies were talking about were gaming chairs and RGB LEDs. Both trends continue and this year Asus put LEDs on an external hard drive, while Kingston went further with an internal SSD that no one will probably ever see. But we also found the Holy Grail: a relatively little-known company, Vertagear, was showing off its latest LED gaming chair. In fact, it’s not just for show: thanks to NZXT’s software, it can sync with certain games and use different colors to show the current health of you and your teammates or the status of in-game items. With this little touch of whimsy, we closed out Computex 2018. It’s still one of the world’s largest and most important gatherings of PC and gadget makers, but without Asus as a mainstay, there wouldn’t have had much really new this year. year. If Taiwanese hardware can’t rely on new generations of PC hardware to be Computex ready as was once the norm, they need to at least work on putting together a cohesive show rather than just letting everyone propose their own plans. Disclosure: Asus sponsored the correspondent’s flights and hotel for the trip to Computex in Taipei. Tech

Movidius Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Movidius founded?

    Movidius was founded in 2006.

  • Where is Movidius's headquarters?

    Movidius's headquarters is located at 1730 South El Camino Real, San Mateo.

  • What is Movidius's latest funding round?

    Movidius's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Movidius raise?

    Movidius raised a total of $86.5M.

  • Who are the investors of Movidius?

    Investors of Movidius include Intel, Capital-E, Atlantic Bridge Capital, AIB Seed Capital Fund, Molten Ventures and 12 more.

  • Who are Movidius's competitors?

    Competitors of Movidius include Enflame and 4 more.

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