OKI and Mipsology Enter Japanese Market for FPGA-Based Machine Learning (ML) Development Support Services

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OKI IDS Co., Ltd., an OKI Group company providing firmware and hardware design and development services, has teamed with Mipsology SAS, the company providing the Zebra neural network machine learning accelerating software for use with FPGAs.*1 The partners today announced the signing of a technical partnership agreement on October 20, 2020, with the stated goal of entering the domestic Japanese high-speed ML-based image processing market. This agreement marks the launch of a design and development service intended to support faster ML processing based on FPGA technology in domestic Japanese markets for applications requiring high-speed image processing, including autonomous driving, remotely controlled robots, telemedicine, and video monitoring.