Toshiba Launches Image Recognition Processor for Small-Size Camera Module

2014 Automotive Engineering Exposition

TOKYO--()--Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it will expand its line-up of image recognition processors in the TMPV750 series with the launch of TMPV7502XBG. The new product offers a small package (11mm × 11mm) and low power consumption (Typ. 0.6W[1]), and is best suited for use in small-size camera modules. Sample shipments start today, with mass production scheduled to start in November, 2014.

The new product can be applied to driver assistance systems that recognize vehicles and pedestrians in images captured by a vehicle’s rear view monitor and electronic mirror. It can also handle intelligent camera functions in diverse Smart Community related applications, including alarm systems using surveillance cameras on roads and at intersections, and image-based air-conditioning and lighting management systems in buildings.

Key features of the new product
Realizes both fast, high-performance image recognition and low power consumption for small-size camera module
Application in small camera modules is realized by optimizing circuit configurations and minimizing the video input interface to 1 channel, ensuring suitability for monocular use. This secures advanced image recognition performance—the simultaneous detection of multiple objects, vehicles and people—with low power consumption (Typ. 0.6W), in a package downsized to only 11mm × 11mm (P-LFBGA 324 pins, 0.5mm ball pitch).

Performance is further enhanced by incorporation of CoHOG[2] detection technology, as hardware, allowing TMPV7502XBG to use image features to realize faster detection with higher accuracy. The processor is also equipped with image processing accelerators robust to lighting changes and small deformations, characteristics that support recognition of people, which also adds to image recognition performance.

 

Outline of the new product

Part Number   Sample Price

(tax included)

  Sample Shipment   Mass Production
TMPV7502XBG   3,500 yen   May 2014   November 2014
 

Main Specifications

Part Number   TMPV7502XBG
CPU

Toshiba original 32-bit RISC CPU MeP (Media
embedded Processor) x 1

Image Recognition Engine

Toshiba original multi-core Media Processing
Engine (MPE) x 2

Image
Processing
Accelerators

  Affine Transform 1 ch
Filter 1 ch
Histogram 1 ch

Histogram of
Oriented Gradients
(HOG)

1 ch
Matching 1 ch

On-chip
Peripherals

Video Input
Interface

1 ch

Video Output
Interface

1 ch

Power Supply
Voltage

Core : 1.1V、I/O: 3.3V and 1.8V

Operating
Frequency

Max. 266.7MHz

Operating
Temperature

Operating ambient temperature (Ta) = -40 to 85 ℃

Operating junction temperature(Tj) = -40 to 125 ℃

Package   P-LFBGA 324-pins, 11mm×11mm, 0.5mm ball pitch
 

Notes:
[1] Representative value measured by Toshiba at the time of image recognition processing (Typical value)
[2] Co-occurrence Histograms of Oriented Gradients

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http://www.semicon.toshiba.co.jp/eng/product/new_products/assp/1342683_37662.html

Customer Inquiries:
Automotive Sales & Marketing Department
Tel: +81-3-3457-3428

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm

Contacts

Media Inquiries:
Toshiba Corporation
Semiconductor & Storage Products Company
Chiaki Nagasawa, +81-3-3457-4963
semicon-NR-mailbox@ml.toshiba.co.jp

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Release Summary

Toshiba has expanded its line-up of image recognition processors. The new product offers a small package and low power consumption, and is best suited for use in small-size camera modules.

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Contacts

Media Inquiries:
Toshiba Corporation
Semiconductor & Storage Products Company
Chiaki Nagasawa, +81-3-3457-4963
semicon-NR-mailbox@ml.toshiba.co.jp