Vision help: Service helps users implement imaging algorithms
Agility Design Solutions announced an imaging-algorithm implementation service offering to deliver working systems in less than half the time of conventional approaches.
Palo Alto, CA — Agility Design Solutions Inc. has created a new imaging-algorithm implementation service . The company promises to deliver a working algorithm implementation in less than half the time required by conventional implementations.
"Increasingly, customers are looking to focus on their core competencies and to bring in experts where needed," stated Tony Vitucci, vice president of consulting services. "Agility is enabling this by offering a mix of tools, libraries and engineering services that can be fine-tuned to meet our customers' requirements. We have a significant body of knowledge and expertise on successfully implementing complex algorithms for embedded platforms in both FPGA and software, which allows us to deliver the results our customers need in less than half the time of the typical development process."
Agility’s algorithm specialists and software screening tools assess a customer's Matlab or C algorithm and help define a testbench structure that will allow for continuous validation during the algorithm implementation process. The next step captures the embedded platform requirements and identifies where existing models and implementation IP can be leveraged, including prototype board selection.
Then, profiling tools help identify bottlenecks in the algorithm and partition what should be implemented into an FPGA and what should remain in software. The statement of work outlines what is new development, what is being integrated from existing development, and timeline for delivery.
— C.G. Masi , senior editor
Register here and scroll down to select your choice of eNewsletters free.
Case Study Database
Get more exposure for your case study by uploading it to the Plant Engineering case study database, where end-users can identify relevant solutions and explore what the experts are doing to effectively implement a variety of technology and productivity related projects.
These case studies provide examples of how knowledgeable solution providers have used technology, processes and people to create effective and successful implementations in real-world situations. Case studies can be completed by filling out a simple online form where you can outline the project title, abstract, and full story in 1500 words or less; upload photos, videos and a logo.
Click here to visit the Case Study Database and upload your case study.
2012 Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.