And no simulation means your synthetic data may not be that useful to train and test deep learning-based perception systems. It may be more difficult for neural networks to generalize to real-world images. Because at the end of the day, that is every perception system’s goal: understand the real world and interpret it.
Imagine you can generate as many images as you need for your training and testing, automatically annotated with accurate ground truth data, faithfully simulating the exact cameras you rig in your real system. How powerful is that?
Say that you want to try new cameras on your system and the impact this change may have on the overall system. Doing this without sensor simulation means: rigging the new cameras on the real system and taking it out to collect data, curate it and annotate it, train the system and see what happens. What’s your flexibility to tweak camera parameters? Zero.
With Anyverse™ sensor simulation along with the data generation platform, you can run as many experiments as you want, changing camera parameters in every iteration to see how they affect neural network performance. Don’t let the data generation pipeline be an independent process in your system development.
Sensor simulation goes beyond data
But sensor simulation goes beyond data. If you are developing your own sensors you can make design decisions without the complexity and cost of prototyping on silicon.
You can develop the best “eye-brain” combination for your perception problem without leaving the lab.
It allows efficient agile practices from classic software development applied to software 2.0 development, a term coined by Andrej Karpathy in 2017 describing a paradigm change when developing deep learning-based systems.
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