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Movidius Fathom: Deep Learning in a USB stick

Cormac Brick · Sofiane Yous · Marko Vitez · Ian F Hunter · Jack Dashwood

Area 5 + 6 + 7 + 8


Movidius will present a demonstration of the Fathom Neural Compute Stick, a modular deep learning accelerator in the form of a standard USB stick. Featuring a full-fledged Myriad 2 Vision Processing Unit (VPU), the Fathom Neural Compute Stick allows you to easily integrate your custom trained neural networks in quickly deployable applications.

Because of the efficiency and ultra-low power operation of Myriad 2 VPU, the Fathom Neural Compute Stick does not require an external power supply, and can run neural networks on-device in real-time, while only consuming a single Watt of power.

Fathom makes it easy to profile, tune and optimize your standard Torch7, TensorFlow or Caffe neural network. Once you find your optimal operational point, Fathom allows your network to run with accelerated performance in embedded environments such as smart cameras, drones, virtual reality headsets and robots.

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