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This Chip Can Make Security Cameras Smart

Movidius’s Myriad 2 is designed to help newer-model cameras interpret images and send alerts as needed.
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Photo illustration by 731; Photos: alamy (2); Courtesy Movidius (2)

Form and function
Security cameras may be ubiquitous, but they still miss a lot. And humans have to monitor their feeds for unusual activity. The Movidius Myriad 2 vision-processing chip is designed to help newer-model cameras interpret images themselves.

Innovators
Sean Mitchell and David Moloney
Ages 48 and 54
Titles Chief operating officer and chief technology officer of Movidius, a 180-employee company in San Mateo, Calif.