Re: Is there demand for algorithm optimization?

From: jamie (
Date: 03/11/04

Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 11:55:31 -0500

> I disagree. In many markets there is certainly a demand for the development
> of efficient, cost effective algorithms, especially in cost sensitive
> applications where added hardware is not an option
> Some years ago I was involved in an early electronic camera project where
> highly innovative exposure, contrast enhancement and dithering algorithms
> running on a very low cost 8 bit micro transformed a boring product into a
> world beater. This algorithm optimisation expertise, as demonstrated by
> this product, enabled us later to sell that expertise to other
> manufacturers of similar products.
> ian

Hi Ian,

I see your point. But I would also bet that your algorithm optimisation
was greater than factor 2.