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NextVPU unveiled cutting-edge AI vision chip N171

Release date:2018-08-31

The world leading computer visionprocessing IC and system company, NextVPU, today unveiled AI vision processingIC N171.


N171 is the flagship IC of NextVPU’s N1series computer vison chips. As a VPU, N171 pushes the Edge AI computing limitfurther from many aspects. With powerful computing engines embedded, N171 hasunprecedent geometry calculation and deep neural network processingcapabilities, and can be widely used in surveillance, robots, drones, UGV,smart home, ADAS applications, etc.

Artificial Intelligence is going to changedozens of industries in the next decades. Computer Vision is a major field ofAI, and has numerous applications. “Product-Market Fit” chips are thefoundation of AI applications. N171 willbring the devices’ intelligence to a new era.


Majorfeatures of N171:

l Supports Operating Systems runon embedded CPU cores

l Highly integrated SoC with manycutting-edge IPs

l Computer Vision Specific ISP

l Supports up to 120frame-per-second high resolution depth map generation, highest 3D point cloudgeneration capability in the world which can be compared with the sum ofhundreds of 64-line Velodyne LiDARs, crucial for VSLAM, 3D reconstruction, highprecision map generation, etc

l Multi-Tera-operations-per-wattCNN inference capability, providing strong NN computing power to the edge

l Processing up to 8-camera inputstreams simultaneously, providing extensive sensing capability to robots, UAV,UGVs

l Rich I/O interfaces

l Low power consumption


Comparingwith state-of-the-art ASIC chips



NextVPU is going to release Evaluation Kits(including PCB and SDKs) for customers to evaluate. For collaboration pleasecontact bd@nextvpu.com.

NextVPU will collaborate with industrypartners, dedicate to build a better world with intelligent devices.


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