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MCU-based solution for offline face recognition

25 September 2019 DSP, Micros & Memory

NXP Semiconductors unveiled the world’s first microcontroller (MCU)-based solution for adding offline face and expression recognition capabilities to smart home, commercial and industrial devices. Built on NXP’s latest crossover MCU, the i.MX RT106F, running FreeRTOS, the solution enables original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to quickly, easily and inexpensively incorporate face, expression and emotion recognition into a diverse range of IoT products.

The i.MX RT106F leverages the power of NXP’s Oasis face processing engine, using a neural network to perform face detection, recognition and anti-spoofing without the need for cloud connectivity. OEMs can take advantage of the hardware and software-based platform to offer advanced human machine interface (HMI) capabilities that can anticipate and personalise the end user’s experience with smart edge devices such as smart appliances, thermostats, lighting, alarms and power tools.

NXP is now engaging with OEMs to provide early access to the evaluation and development kit for this solution and broad market availability is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2020.

For more information contact EBV Electrolink, +27 21 402 1940, capetown@ebv.com, www.ebv.com


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