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Recent Developments in the Design of Image and Video Processing ICs

  • Konstantinos Konstantinides
  • Vasudev Bhaskaran

Abstract

Hardware support for image processing is very important in emerging applications such as desktop publishing, medical imaging, and multimedia. In the past, computational needs for intensive image processing tasks, such as image analysis of satellite data and pattern recognition, were satisfied with custom, complex, and expensive image processing architectures [1], [2] However, the latest scientific workstations have enough compute power for low-cost desktop image processing. Furthermore, traditional image processing operations, such as texture mapping and warping, are now combined with conventional graphics techniques. Hence, there is an increased interest for accelerated image and video processing on low cost computational platforms, such as personal computers and scientific workstations.

Keywords

Digital Signal Processor Video Compression Single Instruction Multiple Data Direct Memory Access Image Processor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konstantinos Konstantinides
    • 1
  • Vasudev Bhaskaran
    • 1
  1. 1.Hewlett-Packard LaboratoriesUSA

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