3D Fusion Technology
Having two eyes looking in the same direction gives human beings the ability to see the world in 3D, and more importantly, to perceive depth. Imagine what machines could do for humanity if they could "see" like humans do? Today, multi-camera devices are all over the market. (Think of the latest mobile phones.) Dual cameras are capable of recording the world in high-definition, but--apart from artificial intelligence--they don't know how to interpret what they see. Lucid's tech (known as 3D Fusion Technology) brings together AI, machine learning, and computer vision to turn dual cameras into intelligent depth sensors that "see" depth, replacing expensive sensor hardware--such as structured light or time-of-flight systems--with artificial intelligence, resulting in significant cost savings for manufacturers. The possibilities are endless, as 3D Fusion Technology can transform any a multi-camera device--whether smartphone, laptop, drone, or robot--into a "sighted" machine. Sighted machines have the potential to transform the world of consumer technologies. One recent example is the RED Hydrogen One holographic phone and camera--it uses Lucid's 3D Fusion Technology to power its 3D display without requiring a single hardware depth sensor. In addition to RED, Lucid recently partnered with VIA Technologies on the Edge AI 3D Developer Kit (uses Qualcomm’s APQ8096SG processor). Lucid's technology was also recently used to help robotic assistants thread needles. Other major partnerships have not yet been made public. More new technologies that require depth-sensing include 3D biometric security, AR and VR apps, visual assistance for blind and visually-impaired people, and self-navigating vehicles.
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