New South Wales taps Cisco Australia for edge transport solution

Sydney, New South Wales

New South Wales (NSW), Australia’s most populous state, is trying to improve transport reliability and reduce congestion by using IoT sensors and edge computing.

The state’s transport department, Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW), has partnered with Cisco Australia to trial the project in cities Sydney and Newcastle.

A number of buses, ferries, and trams in each city will be kitted with sensors to track their movements in real-time, thanks to edge compute...

Duke University opens AI institute for edge computing

Duke University, NC

Duke University has begun showcasing proposed research at its AI Institute for Edge Computing Leveraging Next Generation Networks, or “Athena”.

The new centre at the North Carolina university was first announced in August 2021 alongside a five-year $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation and Department of Homeland Security.

Led by Duke professor of electrical and computer engineering Yiran Chen, Athena will leverage AI and edge computing technologies...

One Stop Systems unveils AI transportable server for edge deployments

One Stop Systems Rigel Edge Supercomputer

One Stop Systems, an AI solutions developer at the edge, has unveiled its new flagship AI transportable compute server, the Rigel Edge Supercomputer.

The Rigel is the first edge computer of its kind that utilises the highest-performance NVIDIA HGX A100 4-GPU platform with the latest NVIDIA NVLink GPU interconnect in place of traditional PCI Express GPUs.

Due to its dense form factor, the Rigel is suited for deployments in tight spaces available at the edge, such as an...

SmartCow launches edge AI camera in partnership with NVIDIA

CCTV Camera

SmartCow, an AI engineering company specialising in video analytics, has launched an edge AI camera that provides real-time occupancy analytics.

Known as SmartCam, the device is designed for uses such as people counting, path tracing, and intrusion detection.

In partnership with NVIDIA, the camera was built on the NVIDIA Metropolis application framework, which makes it easier and more cost-effective for developers to leverage AI video analytics solutions to improve...

NVIDIA unveils 200 trillion operations per second edge AI accelerator

NVIDIA

NVIDIA debuted the latest version in its AI accelerator series for robotics and edge devices at its GTC event on November 9, the Jetson AGX Orin.

The new model is built on NVIDIA’s Ampere architecture and can process up to 200 trillion operations per second, six times the capacity of its predecessor.

The company's Jetson series of products are used in a diverse range of edge and AI devices for a wide variety of use cases.

NVIDIA’s VP and general manager of...

Inspur Information is making parking lots smarter with edge AI butlers

Parking Lot

Inspur Information, a Chinese cloud and big data services provider, is collaborating with the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) to build a smart parking system using edge computing.

The parking system uses the EIS200 edge computing microserver from Inspur Information, a fan-less and small-size server designed for near-side applications that can adapt to most environments.

Parking poses a major challenge for urban developers, with traditional parking management...

Synaptics uses edge AI to bring better voice recognition to headsets

Synaptics Headset

Synaptics, a human interface hardware and software developer, has unveiled a new edge AI headset platform that improves voice recognition.

The AudioSmart AS33970 SoC brings a number of major upgrades to the world of wireless headsets and audio recognition.

It is said to be the world’s first highly integrated AI-enabled ENC (Environmental Noise Cancellation) and hybrid ANC (Active Noise Cancellation) single-chip solution integrating neural and voice processing engines...

Vecow and Blaize partner on workstation-grade edge AI

Vecow ECX-2400 AI

Vecow, an embedded PC company, is launching a new AI-powered edge computing solution in partnership with AI edge firm Blaize.

The Vecow ECX-2400 AI Computing System has been designed to use the Blaize Graph Streaming Processor (GSP) based Xplorer AI accelerator to deliver much improved AI performance with higher system reliability, lower power consumption, and faster time-to-market.

The system is intended for industrial applications such as smart AOI, public security,...

AAEON edge device can predict your Big Mac meal before you order it

AAEON BOXER-8221AI

Taiwan-based computing manufacturer AAEON is cooperating with a US manufacturer to deploy an AI edge computing device that speeds up drive-thru services.

Already deployed at hundreds of locations across the US, AAEON’s BOXER-8221AI is a compact edge system that is powered by NVIDIA Jetson Nano and utilises a fan-less design.

The system leverages both AI technology and big data analysis to help with the allocation of drive-thru workers and tasks by predicting customer...

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

A man using voice recognition software on his smartphone.

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...