It was not made clear whether Movidius would continue to operate as a subsidiary company or would be integrated into Intel's business structure. Saffron continues to operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary company at present.
"With Movidius, Intel gains low-power, high-performance SoC platforms for accelerating computer vision applications," said Walden. He added: "Computer vision will trigger a Cambrian explosion of compute, with Intel at the forefront of this new wave of computing, enabled by RealSense in conjunction with Movidius and our full suite of perceptual computing technologies."
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