Toshiba introduces line of image recognition processors for cars




Toshiba has announced that the new processors will make for recognition in cars. The electronics manufacturer expects to deliver the first chips in January, while the mass production for the automotive industry gets going is expected in December.

The processors are part of the so-called TMPV760-line, which Toshiba this week introduced . The chips help car manufacturers to develop devices such as the environment at night can monitor for a car.

According to Toshiba analyze the processors using full-HD cameras gradients, thus especially pedestrians as well as to observe the day. Furthermore, they can recognize non-moving objects through 3D reconstruction. For this, the processor uses the input of a one-eyed camera.

Toshiba has been more active in the automotive market with recognition chips. Pedestrian detection in cars is certainly not new feature: include Volvo, Toyota, BMW and Mercedes models offer all such systems. In 2018, pedestrian recognition, like other systems that support drivers, part of the EuroNCAP crash test standard in cars.

Finally, the Japanese manufacturer continues with a power management system that TC9580FTG hot. That the processors in the TMPV760 line for cars will be more efficient with electricity. This system will start production later this month, while mass production is scheduled for exactly one year.


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