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New Cadence video processor ideal for camera image processing

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) said it has introduced the Tensilica Imaging and Video Processor-Enhanced Performance core, the latest imaging and video dataplane processor in the IVP product line.

Ideal for camera image processing, video post processing, gesture recognition, automotive driver assistance and computer vision applications, the IVP-EP core is based on a new, optimized architecture and is available both as a configurable core as well as a complete pre-built subsystem for easier integration into SoCs.

Compared to its predecessor, the IVP-EP processor gives customers up to four times better performance for applications such as face detection, gesture recognition, augmented reality, video stabilization, high dynamic range photos, HDR video, tracking, digital zoom, automotive lane departure, object detection and other imaging and video applications. The IVP-EP core is scheduled to be available in May 2014.

Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today´s integrated circuits and electronics. Its website is at


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