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Re: March 21 - Day FOUR: When to Use FPGAs to Accelerate Embedded Vision Applications
Daniel Wilding   3/21/2013 1:21:19 PM
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You are covering FPGA now - any comments on using GPU / Nvidea CUDA technology to do the image processing?

I'll only cover briefly GPU technology.  Certainly, it is a very interesting technology, and many people have used it successfully to speed up image processing.  Both FPGAs and GPUs have a radically different interface than CPUs (in terms of how you program them, and how you get data on and off the processing unit).  

My presentation today will focus mainly on FPGAs and how they work for embedded vision -- I think that GPUs work well as a coprocessor, although there are definitely a wide variety of industry and research engineers that have very strong feelings on the FPGA vs GPU discussion.



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