Movidius Selected as Nominee for GSA ‘start up to watch’ Award

4th November 2014

Movidius, the leader in mobile vision processor technology for connected devices, today announced it has been selected by the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) as a nominee for a GSA Award in the Start-up To Watch category.  The GSA will present the GSA Awards on December 11, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

“The GSA ‘Start-up To Watch’ award is all about featuring the most strategic and forward-looking semiconductor companies,” said Jodi Shelton, GSA President.  “This year’s Private Awards Committee chose Movidius as a nominee because it’s one of today’s most visionary semiconductor companies with significant opportunity for its vision processing technology given the growing need for imaging in so many intelligent devices with cameras.”

“We are very pleased that Movidius has been recognized by the GSA as a Start-up To Watch award finalist,” said Remi El-Ouazzane, CEO, Movidius. “Being a finalist for an award that identifies companies making a huge mark in the semiconductor industry is a validation of our strategy to bring cameras in connected devices closer to the complexity and sophistication of human vision.”

About GSA

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 30 countries across the globe.

About Movidius

Movidius is a vision processor company that designs compact, high-performance, ultralow power, computational imaging and vision processing chips, software, development tools and reference designs. Movidius’ architecture delivers a new wave of intelligent and contextually aware experiences for consumers in mobile and wearable devices, and other consumer and industrial camera applications.  Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Movidius is a venture-backed company with investors including AIB Seed Capital Fund, Atlantic Bridge, Capital-E, DFJ Esprit and Robert Bosch Venture Capital.