FotoNation Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tessera Technologies, Inc. and a leading provider of computational imaging and computer vision solutions for consumer and enterprise applications, has partnered with Kyocera Corporation to develop advanced, intelligent, vision solutions for automotive applications. As part of the partnership and using FotoNation technology as a foundation, the two companies will jointly develop advanced computer vision solutions for the automotive market.
Kyocera is a recognized provider of rear-view cameras systems to the automotive industry. This experience provides Kyocera with understanding of the automotive industry’s future requirements for vision systems. Incorporating higher levels of intelligence into Kyocera’s camera systems will enable Kyocera to bring new, feature-rich products such as surround-view cameras to market.
A pioneer in developing advanced computational imaging algorithms, FotoNation provides best-in-class hardware accelerated imaging solutions for a number of automotive applications including driver monitoring systems (DMS), driver identification, surround view, e-mirror, smart rearview cameras and 360-degree occupancy monitoring.