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Upcoming: MIPI Sessions at the 2024 Embedded Vision Summit

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21-23 May 2024
Santa Clara, Calif.

Event Overview

Focusing on practical, deployable computer vision and visual AI, the 2024 Embedded Vision Summit attracts a global audience of technology professionals from companies developing computer vision and edge AI-enabled products, including embedded systems, cloud solutions and mobile applications. This year's event spans three days of learning, from tutorials to deep-dive days, covering the latest technical insights, business trends and vision technologies. The Summit connects the theories from great academic conferences, like CVPR, to the concrete needs of innovators building real-world products.

MIPI camera interfaces will be the focus of two sessions at the summit, both within the Technical Insights track on 23 May. Register using the code "SUMMIT24-MIPI" for 10% off.


MIPI Sessions


Interview: Exploring MIPI Camera Interface Standards for Embedded Vision Applications

23 May 2024 | 1:30-2 p.m.
Technical Insights Track

Haran Thanigasalam, MIPI Alliance camera and imaging consultant, will delve into the relevance and impact of MIPI camera interface standards for embedded vision systems and how these standards are evolving. Haran will discuss the MIPI standards pertinent to embedded vision, from data compression to energy-efficient transport options, and explore how MIPI standards facilitate integration of multiple sensors and how they address increasingly critical considerations such as privacy and functional safety.

Interview with Haran Thanigasalam

Haran Thanigasalam
Camera and Imaging Consultant, MIPI Alliance
In his role at MIPI Alliance, Haran chairs the Camera Interest Group (CIG), exploring the opportunity for standards in emerging computer vision and other applications. Prior to joining MIPI, Haran was a camera architecture engineering program manager at Apple and an imaging systems directly responsible Individual at Intel. While at Apple and Intel, he worked closely with brilliant domain experts to manifest bespoke imaging capabilities on iconic product platforms. He has 20 years of experience developing solutions for imaging and optical systems. He grew up in Alberta, Canada, and very much enjoys spending time in the Rocky Mountains.


Using MIPI CSI to Interface with Multiple Cameras

May 23 2024 | 4:50-5:20 p.m.
Technical Insights Track

As demand rises for vision capabilities in robotics, virtual/augmented reality, drones and automotive, there’s a growing need for systems to incorporate multiple cameras. However, the limited number of camera interfaces on SoCs poses a challenge. This presentation will explain a variety of techniques using the MIPI CSI standard to overcome SoC interface limitations and connect multiple high-resolution cameras to systems effectively.


Karthick Kumaran Ayyalluseshagiri Viswanathan
Staff Software Engineer, Meta
Karthick has an impressive career spanning over 18 years and stands as a distinguished expert in the embedded multimedia domain. His journey is marked by significant contributions to video codec software development, algorithm optimization, showcasing his deep technical expertise and innovative approach. His expertise extends to the intricate processes of complex end-to-end system software development for virtual reality, consumer robotics and video surveillance/conferencing products on various embedded SoCs. Currently, Karthick is at the forefront of virtual reality advancements as a staff software engineer at Meta Platforms Inc., where he leads the virtual reality camera software team. His leadership is instrumental in shaping the future of immersive experiences, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in virtual reality. Before his tenure at Meta, Karthick worked at Amazon within the consumer robotics division, where he played a pivotal role in pioneering consumer robotics technologies. His career also includes valuable experiences at various startups where innovation was key to his professional growth.