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CogniVue Corporation

CogniVue is a proven and profitable IP company delivering embedded vision processsor based solutions that make cameras smart.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Semiconductors
  • Location Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2010
  • Employees 29
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Company Summary

CogniVue provides a new class of embedded processor called an image cognition processor (ICP) as well as tools and vision applications. CogniVue's ICP technology, APEX, delivers a 10-100x advantage in terms of performance per power over existing embedded processors. APEX enables for the first time real-time cost effective and power efficient vision processing for its customers like Freescale, VW, Panasonic, Flextronics, Neolabs, Zorg, Aisin.


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    Simon C Morris

    Over 20 years of professional experience in both private and public semiconductor companies imparting a strong business and technology management background to CogniVue. He has a pervasive understanding in all areas of semiconductor business and DSP product development.
    He held executive leadership positions at Atsana, MtekVision and senior positions at Texas Instruments. He holds a B Eng, M.Eng EE from RMC, CD and is member of PEO.

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    Thomas Wilson
    VP BD

    Seasoned executive with over 20 years of management experience in semiconductor companies. Most recently at Wavesat as VP Eng leading the development of 4G wireless baseband devices. Previous to Wavesat, he was one of the founding members of Tundra Semiconductor and held senior management roles defining and launching a series of products into mass production. B Sci, PhD Science Carleton University .

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    Michael Kelly

    Mike is a senior executive with extensive expertise in strategic and operational business planning, financing and cash management.

    Previously, CFO for Gridpoint Systems, Firsthand Technologies and SpaceBridge Semiconductor
    Closed over $70M of VC financing, and sold two technology start-ups. Mike has also held senior roles in major public companies including Newbridge Networks, as AVP. CA and holds a B. Commerce from Carleton University.

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    Ali Osman Ors
    Snr Dir SoC Design

    Ali is a technology leader with 15 years experience in bringing ASIC products to market.
    Ali held various roles as architect and technical lead in the development of the first generation APEX processor core. Previously he worked at MtekVision, Atsana, Cadence and Westport Technologies where he was in charge of system architecture and various design and verification roles. B Engr EE from Carleton University. Several patents.


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    Nemer Abourizk
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Previous Investors

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    Purple Angels
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    738025 Canada Inc (Employee owned Holding company)
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    Freescale Semiconductor (US), MtekVision Co Ltd (Korea)