20-Minute Overviews: OpenVINO™ toolkit Essentials

Funny name, great strategy.1

That’s what Forbes says about the OpenVINO™ toolkit. And for good reason.

From solid benchmarks to extensive use cases to an overflowing birthday box of customer success stories, the free-to-download-and-use Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit offers visual app developers a wealth of AI innovation opportunities.

In this new 5-part video series—excerpted courtesy of Intel’s YouTube Channel for OpenVINO toolkit—computer vision and deep learning expert Guy Tamir introduces five key concepts that baseline this powerful tool.

Video 1: What is the OpenVINO toolkit? Pretty self-explanatory, yes? Guy sets the stage with the big picture. [3:43 mins]

Video 2: Full Inference Flow. High-level description of inference flow, from getting a deep learning-based model to inference on multiple platforms. [2:56 mins]

Video 3: Model Optimizer. A focus on one of the main components of OpenVINO toolkit for model conversion—what it is, what it solves, and why you need it. [3:56 mins]

Video 4: Inference Engine. The concept behind the Inference-engine and the plug-in mechanism (part of the Deep Learning Deployment Toolkit). [3:42 mins]

Video 5: Deep Learning for Classification, Detection, and Segmentation. What does all this mean … and how do you use each? This video makes it all clear. [4:38 mins]


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Subscribe to the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit YouTube Channel. Stay up to date on the latest tips, tricks, capabilities and demos to help you bring AI inference, video processing, and computer vision to your Intel-based platforms. With nearly 50 tutorials and growing, each video is less than 10 minutes (most less than 5) and are focused on specific, technical needs and questions.

1. Intel OpenVINO: Funny Name, Great Strategy, Forbes Magazine, May 2018

OpenVINO is a trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Guy Tamir, Video and Retail Software Solutions Manager, Intel Corporation

Guy is a global software solutions manager who specializes in disruptive video technologies such as computer vision and deep learning. With deep experience in both hardware and software design, his responsibilities have spanned development and deployment of key Intel development products, including the Intel® Core™ processor products and the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit. Most recently he’s served as the integration manager for the 6th generation Intel® Core™ processor family (14mn).

Guy holds an MBA and M.Sc. Degree in Computer Engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.

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