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From MediaTek: "Google & MediaTek are partnering on AR and Lens visual search"

Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on February 09, 2019

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Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

MediaTek and Google are collaborating to bring Google AR and Lens visual search tool to MediaTek Helio P90-powered smartphones. MediaTek has worked closely with Google to pre-test ARCore on its Helio P90 chipset to provide OEMs, developers and users a superior experience.

The P90 sets itself apart due to its incredibly powerful AI hardware (APU 2.0), enabling developers and smartphone designers to build new experiences never before possible. The P90 was built to optimize processor performance for a more sustainable user experience, even during power-intensive tasks like AR applications that require a mix of CPU, GPU, AI, storage and camera all working together seamlessly.

ARCore brings powerful Augmented Reality (AR) capabilities to Android smartphones, so developers can build captivating mobile AR experiences that transform the way people play, shop, learn, create and experience the world together. MediaTek also optimized the Helio P90 camera software performance to support Google Lens, which lets you search what you see, get stuff done faster, and interact with the world around you.

Our job is to help device makers get AR and Lens devices to market faster by providing a turnkey reference design, robust software support, and certification assistance based on their unique needs.

MediaTek will support ARCore and Google Lens on Helio P90 beginning in Q4 2018 for devices built to run the latest Android software, Android Pie. MediaTek will be extending support for ARCore and Google Lens to other chipsets in its Helio portfolio in 2019.

 

Source: https://www.mediatek.com/blog/google-and-mediatek-are-parntering-to-bring-visual-search-to-the-helio-p90 

 

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Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on February 09, 2019

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

Why partner with Symmetry Electronics? Symmetry's technical staff is specially trained by our suppliers to provide a comprehensive level of technical support. Our in-house Applications Engineers provide free design services to help customers early in the design cycle, providing solutions to save them time, money and frustration. Contact Symmetry for more information.

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