Emerson unveils edge software for advanced machine analytics

Emerson’s PACEdge.

Technology and engineering firm, Emerson, has launched its PACEdge industrial edge platform, designed to help manufacturers accelerate digital transformation projects by enabling users to quickly create and scale up apps. 

The PACEdge platform is said to simplify application development by bringing together open-source tools into a flexible, integrated and secure platform for utilising machine data and analytics. The PACEdge release coincides with the launch of Emerson’s...

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...

Stratus launches global programme for development of edge computing competencies

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Stratus Technologies, a specialist in autonomous Edge Computing platforms, has launched a programme to enable System Integrators (SIs) to develop Edge Computing competencies and deployment expertise. 

It is hoped that the Stratus-led training, certification and accreditation, could give SIs the tools and support to develop edge computing technology practices to generate new revenue. The programme’s top partnership level, Stratus Endorsed status, will allow SIs to implement...

Edge computing in manufacturing: Organisational progress and product updates

For manufacturers, the digitisation and automation of processes, from the factory floor to research and development, is a key step to competitive advantage. Edge computing, as an emerging paradigm, can fit squarely into this Industry 4.0 vision.

But how are manufacturers getting on? A new report from IDC and Lumen Technologies has found more than two thirds (69%) of companies polled were using edge solutions to better acquire, analyse, and act on critical data.

The...

How Stream Analyze is looking towards the edge and beyond ‘stale data’ to make AI happen everywhere

Stream Analyze, headquartered in Sweden, describes itself as a provider of 'AI everywhere' technology. The company's story is a fascinating one - and it is using edge computing to deliver on its promise.

Co-founders Tore Risch, Erik Zeitler and Jan Nilsson joined forces in 2015 with the mission of turning Risch and Zeitler's research around real-time data analysis into a product.

The company takes up the story. "Initially, the computing was hosted in the cloud, in...

MobiledgeX launches beta program to orchestrate edge workloads on Google’s Anthos

MobiledgeX, a platform provider enabling telcos to build edge clouds, is plugging into Anthos, Google Cloud's application modernisation platform in a sign of malleability in the edge ecosystem.

The move, the company noted, will 'give telco operators the freedom to choose how they want to control their multi-vendor telco edge cloud infrastructure and manage applications with enhanced data sovereignty and application security.'

Anthos, as regular readers of sister...

Cloudflare and NVIDIA team up to bring AI to the edge at scale

Cloudflare, the network which holds up a sizeable chunk of the Internet, and GPU and chip giant NVIDIA, have announced a collaboration aimed towards deploying artificial intelligence (AI) at the edge.

The 'AI at the edge' partnership looks to combine the former for NVIDIA and the latter for Cloudflare. The result will be a 'massive platform on which developers can deploy applications that use pre-trained or custom machine learning models in seconds.'

The companies...

Microsoft’s Azure Percept aims to make AI at the edge more accessible

Microsoft has announced the launch of Azure Percept, a platform of hardware and services which looks to give customers an easier on-ramp to edge.

The platform, announced at Microsoft Ignite earlier this week, aims to give customers a 'single, end-to-end system, from hardware to AI capabilities, that 'just works' without requiring a lot of technical know-how', according to Roanne Sones, CVP of Microsoft's edge and platform group.

The Azure Percept platform includes a...

Bill Gates-backed Pivotal Commware secures $50 million funding for 5G mmWave infrastructure

Pivotal Commware, a Washington-based provider of 5G mmWave infrastructure products, has secured $50 million (£35.8m) in a series C funding round to expand product, distribution, and R&D.

The company - defined as Pivotal but not to be confused with the cloud platform provider of the same name acquired by VMware in 2019 - has offerings aimed at mobile network operators to cost-effectively deploy 5G mmWave networks for mobile and fixed wireless access.

Its product...

How Edge Impulse is looking to empower developers with embedded machine learning

Zach Shelby has spent most of the last decade and a half on the front line of the Internet of Things (IoT). His company Sensinode, which was acquired by Arm in 2013, provided enterprise wireless sensor networks to system integrators and product providers. Shelby did lots of interesting work on embedded systems, and incorporating standards such as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). But he wanted to go a step further.

Enter Edge Impulse. The company, with Shelby as co-founder and CEO -...