Intel acquires UK’s Omnitek to double down on FPGA solutions for video and AI applications

    Date16 Apr 2019
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Ces 2019 Intel 3443

    Intel’s strategy to build out its FPGA processor business continues apace. Today the company announced that it was acquiring Omnitek, a company based out of England that has developed FPGA solutions specifically geared to video and AI applications.

    Terms of the deal are not being disclosed but from what I understand the price is not material to Intel. Omnitek has been around since 1998 and has raised almost no funding. Intel will be picking up Omnitek’s 40 employees — all based out of Basingstoke, England — along with the rest of Omnitek’s business, which included over 220 FPGA IP cores and accompanying software.

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