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29 08, 2018

Move to a New Building in Mannheim Quarter “Eastsite”

In September our Headquarter relocates to a newly put up building in the business park Eastsite in Mannheim. Due to a steady growth of the employees up to meanwhile more than 50 colleagues we fulfilled ourselves the wish for bigger facilities with flexible room partitioning. After the 20 years‘ company jubilee last year we have

21 08, 2018

Deep Learning High Performance Solution on FPGA Frame Grabber

Deep learning has proven to be a successful solution in many applications when environmental parameters become variable or algorithms become complex. For use in production, there is now a solution that can handle bandwidths in excess of 200 MB/s. In keeping with the requirements for high computing power, the microEnable 5 marathon deepVCL was specially

15 08, 2018

VisualApplets 3.1 – Support of Frame Grabber with 3-fold Higher Computing Power

microEnable 5 marathon VCLx for high-performance applications The microEnable 5 marathon VCLx is the latest member of the Camera Link frame grabber family: a programmable high-performance frame grabber equipped with a Xilinx FPGA processor for the most demanding image processing. Compared to the existing Camera Link solution of the marathon series,

10 08, 2018

Runtime 5.6 with Support for GPUDirect Processing

With Runtime 5.6 Silicon Software frame grabbers get compatible with the NVIDIA GPUDirect for Video technology. The access to GPUDirect is executed with our SDK on host PCs (Windows 10). Via PCI Express our frame grabbers can access over OpenGL as well as CUDA the GPU memory without burdening the CPU. Frame

8 08, 2018

VisualApplets Version 3.1 Available

As of this week VisualApplets 3.1 is available with many new features. With the new version the license scheme for VisualApplets Expert has been adapted. Furthermore, a console with Tcl interpreter and additional pre-configured VisualApplets designs can be utilized. The new version officially supports as of now Windows 10. For VisualApplets Expert, additionally to the

6 08, 2018

Runtime 5.6 Completes the marathon Frame Grabber Series

Together with the new Runtime 5.6 we enhanced the microEnable 5 marathon frame grabber series by two further CoaXPress frame grabbers and the external image acquisition device LightBridge 2 ACL. In addition to the already available CoaXPress boards ACX-QP and the programmable variant VCX-QP with respectively four ports the ACX-DP with two ports and ACX-SP

4 07, 2018

“Deep Business” on the International Sales Meeting 2018

This year's international sales meeting attracted a new record number of participants and was held in the Palatinate town of Edenkoben, which is known for its picturesque vineyards and its reputation as a venue for legendary rock concerts. Part of the meeting took place in the open air at the nearby Rietburg. From there the

6 06, 2018

VisualApplets Workshops in 3rd Quarter

Silicon Software offers an extensive training program for you to learn the award VisualApplets graphical FPGA development environment in an optimal fashion. VisualApplets was developed by Silicon Software to empower software and applications engineers to use FPGA accelerated hardware based image processing. Its graphical approach via data flow models greatly simplifies FPGA programming and the

24 05, 2018

IVSM Standardization Meeting Raises The Bar

During the Spring 2018 International Vision Standards Meeting (IVSM) held from May 14th to 18th in Frankfurt, Germany, the standardization boards for the image processing industry met to work on existing standards and to establish new ones. They set an attendance record with approx. 150 attendees. The meeting, which we organized in collaboration with the German

7 05, 2018

FPGA Congress 2018 – Deep Learning with VisualApplets

The FPGA Congress 2018 themed “Up-to-date development of FPGA based systems” takes place from 12th to 14th June in Munich, Germany. 50 international top speakers will illustrate in more than 100 presentations and hands-on tutorials user-friendly solutions, which can be integrated fast in the own workaday development. FPGAs are as a flexible technology very well