HALCON Embedded on OMAP4
OMAP4 boards are a low cost and power consumption platform. Evaluation boards for OMAP4 are provided, e.g., by Phytec.
The OMAP4 processor by Texas Instruments was especially designed for mobile devices like tablets or smart phones. Its performance is comparable to the Intel Atom processor, but the OMAP4 consumes less power.
The OMAP4 processor is equipped with two cores. This is notably interesting for HALCON users because HALCON’s automatic operator parallelization (AOP) automatically distributes the image processing task to multiple threads, one for each core. AOP generates a distinct speed-up without the necessity of writing any code.
The availability of low-cost, high performance embedded processors like the OMAP4 is enabling increasingly powerful software applications to run on mobile devices. With the release of HALCON Embedded for OMAP4, embedded system developers can now take advantage of HALCON's unique flexibility and best-in-class performance to create advanced vision solutions that run in the palm of their hand.
Evaluation boards for OMAP4 are provided, e.g., by Phytec or can be purchased as PandaBoard. HALCON Embedded for OMAP4 is only available for use on Linux operating systems. HALCON Embedded for OMAP4 is optimized for Cortex A9. More information regarding the download of HALCON Embedded for OMAP4:
About HALCON Embedded
HALCON Embedded means HALCON running on a special platform. HALCON is portable to various microprocessors/DSPs, operating systems, and compilers. HALCON Embedded lets software developers exploit the power of the comprehensive machine vision library HALCON by MVTec on embedded systems. HALCON Embedded enables the development of the software part of a machine vision application on a standard platform and thereby greatly eases the programming of an embedded system. Simply stated: Development is done on a PC, while the application runs on an embedded system.
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 has more than 30 established distributors, located throughout Europe, North and South America, Australia, and Asia (China, Japan, Korea, India et al.). In addition, MVTec, LLC works out of Boston, MA (USA), to better attend the North American market since 2007.
For more information refer to www.mvtec.com
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