07.13.2017 Press Release
VeriSilicon’s Vivante Vision Processor IP Enables ADAS for Mass Market
SGKS6802X is the first chip in its class to enable Vision processing with OpenVX, OpenCL, OpenCV, OpenGLES 3.1, Vulkan 1.0 and CNN
Shanghai, China – July 13, 2017 – VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. (VeriSilicon) today announced that Shenzhen Goke Semiconductor Co., Ltd (SGKS) has selected VeriSilicon Vivante GC7000UL-VX for the SGKS6802X Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) chip, part of SGKS’s ADAS product line used by automotive electronic components partners. SGKS facilitates rapid development by the ADAS algorithm community with its SDK.
SGKS’s 6802X is an advanced vehicle-quality SoC with heterogeneous computing units including a programmable Vision GPU Processor and hardware-implemented functions for ADAS applications. The SGKS6802X is also a highly cost-effective, high-performance single-chip solution for graphics & image recognition and processing with a wide range of interfaces to enable ADAS for mass-market products. GC7000UL-VX is uniquely suitable for ADAS products with deep and efficient integration of vision and graphic processing in one IP that provides comprehensive and unified software stack support including OpenVX, OpenCV, OpenCL, OpenGL ES 3.1, and Vulkan1.0.
“We selected VeriSilicon’s Vivante Vision GPU IP after extensive evaluations because of its highly-parallel architecture, highly-scalable performance and extremely low power, compact silicon area,” said Mr. Chengjin Yang, CEO of SGKS. “We are very pleased to see the performance and capability in silicon and we are fully deploying SGKS6802X in multiple segments of ADAS market.”
“ADAS is a fast-growing market with many applications, including in-vehicle and surrounding cameras,” said Weijin Dai, Chief Strategy Officer, Executive Vice President and GM of Intellectual Property Division of VeriSilicon. “Applications and algorithms to address ADAS challenges are advanced rapidly and we are very impressed by SGKS6802X’s reach in the ADAS market. We are honored to work with SGKS to accelerate the enablement of ADAS for the mass market.”
VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. (VeriSilicon) is a Silicon Platform as a Service (SiPaaS®) company that provides comprehensive System on a Chip (SoC) and System in a Package (SiP) solutions for a wide range of end markets including mobile internet devices, datacenters, the Internet of Things (IoT), automotive, industrial, and medical electronics. Our machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies are well positioned to address the movement to “intelligent” devices. SiPaaS provides our customers a substantial head start in the semiconductor design and development process and allows the customers to focus efforts on core competency with differentiating features. Our end-to-end semiconductor turnkey services can take a design from concept to a completed, tested and packaged semiconductor chip in record time. The breadth and flexibility of our SiPaaS solutions make them performance effective and cost efficient alternatives for a variety of customer types, including both emerging and established semiconductor companies, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs), and large internet/cloud platform companies.
VeriSilicon’s camera-in, display/video out pixel processing platform includes high-fidelity ISP, embedded Vision Image Processor (VIP) with machine learning acceleration, Vivante® low power GPU and high performance GPGPU, Hantro® ultra high definition video codec, and rich featured display controller, which work seamlessly together to deliver best PPA (Performance, Power, Area). In addition, based on our ZSP® (digital signal processor) technologies, HD audio/voice platforms and multi-band/multi-mode wireless baseband platforms including BLE, Wi-Fi, NB-IoT, and 5G provide scalable architectures for both ultra-low power and extremely high performance applications. Our value-added mixed signal IP portfolio enables energy efficient Natural User Interface (NUI) platforms for voice, gesture and touch.
Founded in 2001 and head-quartered in Shanghai, China, VeriSilicon has over 600 employees with five R&D centers and nine sales offices worldwide.
Shenzhen Goke Semiconductors Co., Ltd. (SGKS) is an IC design company specializing in designing and developing integrated circuits for Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) and graphics& image recognition and processing. Since its inception, SGKS has accumulated many technology patents in ADAS and high-speed graphics recognition and processing. SGKS has been focusing on design and development of main chipsets and application for automotive Digital Video Recorder (DVR), ADAS, Head-Up Display (HUD), computer vision and other products for more than three years. In the ADAS chipset market, SGKS launched the first domestic car-class super single chipset which can effectively support ADAS functions such as the vehicle Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Night Vision (NV), Intelligent Headlight System (IHS), Intelligent Windshield-wiper Systems (IWS), Blind Spot Detection (BSD), fatigue driving warning, fog and smog driving assistance, active infrared and other active safety functions. SGKS’s mission is to become the pilot in “China chipset” development for automotive electronics. SGKS aims to become a leader in integrated circuit products and services by actively embracing industrial opportunities of the Internet of Vehicles and autonomous vehicles. SGKS provides end-to-end products and services to partners to ensure advantageous product differentiation and leading product launch time.
Founded in 2013 and head-quartered in Shenzhen, SGKS has two research & development centers in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China. For more information about SGKS, please visitwww.gokeic.com.