Device and System Development of General Purpose Digital Vision Chip
Takashi Komuro, Shingo Kagami, Idaku Ishii, and Masatoshi Ishikawa
School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan
We have been developing a VLSI device called vision chip in which photo detectors are integrated with paralled processing elements and that realizes high speed robot control using visual feedback. Using a 0.35μm CMOS process, we have developed a 16 × 16 prototype chip and have demonstrated some image acquiring and processing experiments. A vision system which includes the vision chip has also been constructed.
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