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A QVGA-Size Pixel-Parallel Image Processor for 1,000-fps Vision
November/December 2009 (vol. 29 no. 6)
pp. 58-67
Takashi Komuro, University of Tokyo
Atsushi Iwashita, University of Tokyo
Masatoshi Ishikawa, University of Tokyo

Massively parallel image processing with as many processing elements as pixels can achieve real-time vision with rates as high as 1,000 frames per second. The authors implemented a QVGA-size pixel-parallel image processor for object identification and pose estimation on a single chip. Bit-serial operation and dynamic logic reduce the circuit area, and pipelining enables high processing speed.

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Index Terms:
high-speed vision, massively parallel processor, smart image sensor, vision chip
Citation:
Takashi Komuro, Atsushi Iwashita, Masatoshi Ishikawa, "A QVGA-Size Pixel-Parallel Image Processor for 1,000-fps Vision," IEEE Micro, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 58-67, Nov.-Dec. 2009, doi:10.1109/MM.2009.89
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