Oculi Wins Audience Choice Award at the Vision Tank Startup Competition

May 18, 2022

SANTA CLARA, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- The Edge AI and Vision Alliance announced the winners of the 2022 Vision Tank competition at the Embedded Vision Summit. The annual start-up competition, which showcases the best new ventures using visual AI and computer vision in their products, invited five finalist companies to pitch their company and product to judges in front of the Summit audience.

Included among the winners was Alliance member company, Oculi, as the winner of the Audience Choice Award.  

Oculi is putting the "human eye" in AI. After decades of limited evolution, Oculi has charted the path to optimal machine vision starting with the OCULI SPU, the only Software-Defined Vision Sensor on a single chip that delivers actionable data with up to 30x improvement in the fundamental power-latency trade off. 

The Alliance received numerous outstanding Vision Tank entrants this year! Our judging panel and our audience had the tough task of selecting the winners. "We are pleased to recognize and congratulate Hummingbirds AI and Oculi for their achievements," said Jeff Bier, Founder of the Edge AI and Vision Alliance and General Chairman of the Embedded Vision Summit. "These winners reflect the growing pace of innovation fueled by edge AI, deep learning and computer vision. Hummingbirds AI and Oculi clearly stood out for their technical innovation, as well as excellence in their business plans, teams and market potential."

The winner of the Vision Tank Judges' Award will receive a $5,000 cash prize, and both winners will receive a one-year membership in the Edge AI and Vision Alliance. In addition, the companies received valuable introductions to potential investors, customers, employees and suppliers.