Embedded vision and deep learning: MVTec presents technologies at embedded world

Furthermore, MVTec will be demonstrating which comprehensive deep learning technologies can be used in embedded vision systems. Visitors to the booth will also find out why investing in professional machine vision software pays off.

Munich, January 21, 2019 - MVTec Software GmbH (www.mvtec.com) makes its leading standard machine vision software available on many embedded platforms. The manufacturer will be presenting this technology in hall 4, booth 203 at embedded world in Nuremberg, Germany. The focus will be on the latest software releases, HALCON 18.11 and MERLIC 4, with their various new and improved functions.

Furthermore, MVTec will be demonstrating which comprehensive deep learning technologies can be used in embedded vision systems. Visitors to the booth will also find out why investing in professional machine vision software pays off.

Live demos, such as a multi-platform setup, will provide fascinating insights into practical applications. In the multi-platform demonstration, a total of four embedded boards will perform different tasks using HALCON and MERLIC. In addition, other platforms that are compatible with the MVTec software will be showcased offline. The company will also present the HPeek benchmarking demo program using a Raspberry Pi. In another demo, MVTec will present four standard examples of deep learning machine vision technologies in parallel: semantic segmentation, object detection, classification, and optical character recognition (OCR). The performing platform will be an NVIDIA Xavier. A final demonstration will cover the ways in which MERLIC can be used to detect and inspect different objects based on the example of medical test tubes.

Participation in the trade fair's supporting program
MVTec will also participate in the embedded world Conference, which takes place concurrently with the trade fair under the motto "Embedded Intelligence." On February 26 from 2:30 to 3:00 pm, Christoph Wagner, Product Manager for Embedded Vision, will hold a presentation entitled "Deep learning versus rule-based-configurable vision software on embedded devices". In addition, MVTec will contribute to the embedded world Exhibitors' Forum with a presentation entitled "Using MVTec software to combine deep learning and rule-based algorithms to build powerful embedded vision applications".


About MVTec
MVTec is a leading manufacturer of standard software for machine vision. MVTec products are used in all demanding areas of imaging: Semi-conductor industry, web inspection, quality control and inspection applications in general, medicine, 3D vision, and surveillance. MVTec, with its head office in Munich (Germany), has more than 30 established distributors worldwide and in addition, MVTec, LLC works out of Boston, MA (USA). www.mvtec.com

About MVTec HALCON
MVTec HALCON is the comprehensive standard software for machine vision with an integrated development environment (HDevelop) that is used worldwide. It enables cost savings and improved time to market. HALCON's flexible architecture facilitates rapid development of any kind of machine vision application. MVTec HALCON provides outstanding performance and a comprehensive support of multi-core platforms, special instruction sets like AVX2 and NEON, as well as GPU acceleration. It serves all industries, with a library used in hundreds of thousands of installations in all areas of imaging like blob analysis, morphology, matching, measuring, and identification. The software provides the latest state-of-the-art machine vision technologies, such as comprehensive 3D vision and deep learning algorithms.
The software secures your investment by supporting a wide range of operating systems and providing interfaces to hundreds of industrial cameras and frame grabbers, in particular by supporting standards like GenICam, GigE Vision, and USB3 Vision. By default, MVTec HALCON runs on Arm®-based smart cameras and other embedded vision platforms. It can also be ported to various microprocessors/DSPs, operating systems, and compilers. Thus, the software is ideally suited for the use within embedded systems.
www.halcon.com, www.embedded-vision-software.com

About MVTec MERLIC
MVTec MERLIC is the all-in-one software product for quickly building machine vision applications without any need for programming. It is based on MVTec's extensive machine vision expertise and combines reliable, fast performance with ease of use. An image-centered user interface and intuitive interaction concepts like easyTouch provide an efficient workflow, which leads to time and cost savings. MERLIC provides powerful tools to design and build complete machine vision applications with a graphical user interface, integrated PLC communication, and image acquisition based on industry standards.
All standard machine vision tools such as calibration, measuring, counting, checking, reading, position determination, as well as 3D vision with height images are included in MVTec MERLIC. Furthermore, the software is able to execute tools in parallel, increasing overall efficiency and improving the implementation of multi-camera-setups. MERLIC's features are all based on the latest state-of-the-art machine vision technologies, such as matching or deep learning. The software is available for Windows-based PC and embedded platforms, making it ideally suited for use in smart cameras.
www.merlic.com

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