Andes Technology and Cyberon work together on edge-computing voice recognition

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Embedded speech solution provider,Cyberon, and Andes Technology, a supplier for high efficiency, low-power 32/64-bit RISC-V processor cores, have collaborated on the edge-computing voice recognition solution, Cyberon DSpotter.

As part of the partnership, the companies will explore Andes DSP-capable RISC-V CPU cores, such as D25F and comprehensive software development environment to provide a cost-effective, high performance, and easy-to-deploy solution.

The development...

Averting global disaster using edge computing

Planet Earth from Space.

Governments and corporations use Earth Observation (EO) data gathered from space to detect abnormal activity – from illegal shipping and distress signals on vessels to understanding the risk of weather events like hurricanes, tsunamis and climate change. 

Satellites have been providing EO data for a long time but until recently, it was mainly governments and institutions such as NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) who developed and supported dedicated EO  missions....

National Science Foundation funds 11 AI-research institutes across US

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The National Science Foundation (NSF), an independent government agency for the advancement of scientific research in the US, plans to fund eleven new AI-research institutes across the country.

Each institute will receive around $20 million (£14.4m) over five years from the NSF, with additional support coming from other government departments and partnered companies such as Amazon, Google, and Intel.

The expansion will mean National AI Research Institutes now spread...

Blaize rakes in £51m to fund AI edge computing solutions

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Blaize, an AI edge computing solutions provider, has closed off a $71 million (£51m) series D round of funding.

Leading the round was Franklin Templeton, a new investor, alongside existing investor Temasek, with further participation from DENSO and others.

JP Scandalios, senior vice president and portfolio manager of Franklin Templeton, said: “Blaize has demonstrated the capability to enable value creation for organizations tapping the power of AI for edge...

XCO gains funding for chronic disease edge computing tech

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XCO Tech, a specialist in movement, biometric & cognition tracking technology, has confirmed it will receive advisory services and funding of up to $1m (£720,000) from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) over three years.

The cash will be used to advance research and development of embedded AI-based technologies for chronic disease assessment and monitoring. 

The use of funds includes support of XCO's role...

CyberLink AI and ASUS edge computing unite for retail IoT solution

CyberLink FaceMe

CyberLink Corp., an AI and facial recognition company, has integrated its FaceMe AI facial recognition engine with ASUS's Tinker Board 2 computer to help improve security and contactless experiences in retail, public services, and hospitality.

CyberLink’s FaceMe developer kit is a cross-platform AI facial recognition engine ranked as one of the most accurate in the world. Optimised for IoT hardware, FaceMe seeks to bring highly accurate and flexible facial recognition...

Nvidia unveils Fleet Command to scale edge AI services

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Computer systems designer Nvidia has launched its Fleet Command managed edge AI services platform, which could help companies solve the problem of securely deploying and managing AI applications across thousands of locations.

Nvidia Fleet Command’s remote management software is said to let businesses securely roll out and manage their AI applications without sacrificing the real-time processing of edge computing. Specifically engineered to ease a company’s IT burden, Fleet...

Robert High, VP and CTO of Edge Computing, IBM: On Industry 4.0, Mayflower, mesh networks, and tackling global challenges

Robert High is an IBM fellow serving as the company’s CTO of edge computing. We tapped High’s decades of technical leadership – spanning core IBM initiatives like Watson – to gain an insight into the future of edge computing and how it can improve our lives and help to tackle some of the biggest global challenges.

The world is currently entering the fourth industrial revolution (or so-called ‘Industry 4.0’) thanks to converging technologies...

Fernando Cerioni, VP of Product Management, Mavenir: On the convergence of edge computing, AI, and OpenRAN

Fernando Cerioni, VP of Product Management at Mavenir, is hosting a day one keynote at this year’s virtual Edge Computing Expo Europe.

Ahead of the event, we caught up with Cerioni to get his views on the industry and the role that Mavenir is playing in unlocking the full potential of edge computing for businesses globally.

Edge computing is not a new concept. In fact, its origins can be traced back to the 1990s when...

Intel explores edge rationale for retail, healthcare and industrial spaces

Another day, another report exploring the benefits of the edge and how organisations are behind the curve in making it happen.

The report from Intel, 'The Edge Outlook', looks at four industries and how edge computing will benefit: retail, industrial, healthcare, and telecoms.

Overall, more than three quarters (76%) of those polled said that identifying 'the ideal location' for data process was a challenge. The report, citing Intel's own examples, looks to guide IT...