Company to Lend Expertise in 3D Gesture Recognition to Industry Alliance
BRUSSELS – April 18, 2013 – SoftKinetic, the leading 3D gesture recognition software and solution provider, has joined the Embedded Vision Alliance. This group, which includes industry notables like Texas Instruments, Intel, and NVIDIA, seeks to promote the development and adoption of embedded vision technologies. SoftKinetic brings its expertise in developing 3D gesture control hardware and middleware, as well as games and applications, to the Embedded Vision Alliance.
“We are delighted to join the Embedded Vision Alliance and look forward to working with such an esteemed group of companies and collaborators,” said Eric Krzeslo, CMO of SoftKinetic. “We hope that our expertise in developing gesture control solutions – including hardware, middleware, and content – can help to further bring embedded vision products to market.”
The Embedded Vision Alliance is led by Berkeley Design Technology Inc., an independent technology analysis firm. The goal of the group is to inspire and empower embedded system designers to use embedded vision technology. By partnering with a broad range of technology companies active in the embedded systems and embedded vision space, the group hopes to achieve this goal by providing system design engineers with the practical know-how needed to effectively incorporate embedded vision technology into their designs.
SoftKinetic designs, develops and commercializes 3D time-of-flight technology including sensors, cameras, and modules, as well as 3D gesture recognition middleware for both long-range and short-range applications. With a highly optimized CPU footprint, SoftKinetic’s solutions are perfect for embedded platforms, as well as personal computers, consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs. Combined with world-class support, SoftKinetic is the leader in gesture recognition offerings. For more information, please visit www.softkinetic.com.
SoftKinetic’s vision is to give everyone the freedom to control, explore and enjoy the entire digital world through the most natural and intuitive user interfaces and machine interactions. SoftKinetic is the leading provider of gesture-based platforms for the consumer electronics and professional markets. The company offers a complete family of 3D imaging and gesture recognition solutions, including patented 3D CMOS time-of-flight sensors, cameras and modules (DepthSense® family of products, formerly known as Optrima product family), multi-platform and multi-camera 3D gesture recognition middleware and tools (iisu® family of products) as well as games and applications from SoftKinetic Studios.
With over 8 years of R&D on both hardware and software, SoftKinetic solutions have already been successfully used in the field of interactive digital entertainment, consumer electronics, health care and other professional markets (such as digital signage and medical systems). SoftKinetic, iisu, DepthSense and The Interface Is You are trade names or registered trademarks of SoftKinetic. For more information on SoftKinetic please visit www.softkinetic.com. For videos of SoftKinetic-related products visit SoftKinetic’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/SoftKinetic.
Andrew Karl, TriplePoint for SoftKinetic