CogniVue Corporation

CogniVue Corporation
Future Electronics

Future Electronics

March 10, 2010 08:00 ET

CogniVue Corporation and Future Electronics Announce CV2101 Video Event Recorder ASSP

GATINEAU, CANADA and MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2010) - CogniVue Corporation, an innovator in programmable Image Cognition Processors (ICPs) enabling real-time embedded image and video analytics applications in emerging markets such as automotive smart cameras, internet protocol (IP) video surveillance, and mobile consumer devices, and Future Electronics today announced the CV2101, a high performance small footprint video event recorder (VER) application specific standard product (ASSP) for use in automotive video cameras and black-box applications.

The CV2101 VER highly integrated feature set includes:

  • H.264 video codec operating at D1 resolution (30fps) delivering crystal clear video images,
  • 2GB MLC NAND flash for recording of up to 12 hours of video,
  • numerous interfaces including image sensor, GPS for geotagging and an accelerometer I/F for G shock recording
  • small footprint 12x12 mm BGA package

A CV2101 reference design kit (RDK) is also available and includes comprehensive reference software allowing customers to minimize their development time and get to market more quickly.

Production volumes of the CV2101 are available now with 10K volume pricing of $19.95.

"With our CV2101, customers have a cost-effective, small footprint, high-performance solution for video event recorders", said Simon Morris, CEO of CogniVue. "Market adoption of VERs is steadily increasing and the highly integrated CV2101 offering is ideally suited to meet the needs of this new automotive application."

"The launch of the CogniVue CV2101 today is very exciting for Future Electronics and our customers," said Frantz Saintellemy, Corporate Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Future Electronics. "The completeness of the CV2101 RDK development platform provides our customers with a very fast and easy path to production".

About CogniVue Corporation
CogniVue Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company with a focus on processor solutions tailored for image and video cognition. In particular CogniVue develops low-power image cognition centric SoCs and software for markets such as automotive, portable consumer devices and IP video surveillance. Founded in 2005, CogniVue is a privately held company headquartered in Ottawa-Gatineau, Canada. For more information, please visit

About Future Electronics
Headquartered in Montreal and operating in 42 countries around the world, Future Electronics has earned an impressive reputation for the strength of its commercial and technical competencies through all stages of the design-production cycle, and for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering/design capabilities and technical solutions, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, the company's mission is always to Delight the Customer. For more information, visit

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