Edge computing firm Armada raises $40m in funding round led by M12

Armada, an edge computing specialist, compute and AI, today announced a $40 million funding round led by M12 (Microsoft's Venture Fund), raising its total to more than $100 million.

This funding comes as all Armada products are now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, with Azure customers able to use pre-committed Azure spend on Armada products.

Pradeep Nair, founding CTO at Armada, said: “This funding is a testament to the incredible...

Vecow introduces a robot solution kit with Kudan’s advanced perception technology

Vecow, a pioneer in embedded systems and AIoT solutions, has unveiled what it describes as the most advanced Turnkey Solution kit designed with Kudan, specifically for Simultaneous Localization and mapping (SLAM) applications. 

This solution, said to be an industry-first, is poised to revolutionise real-time navigation and mapping applications by harnessing leading-edge computing technology.

The new Turnkey Solution Kit from Vecow is...

Cognizant Neuro Edge: A new approach to AI deployment at the edge

Cognizant Neuro® Edge: A new approach to AI deployment at the edge

Cognizant, a specialist in professional services, has launched Cognizant Neuro Edge as part of its its Cognizant Neuro suite.

The platform is designed to empower businesses across various industries to harness the potential of artificial intelligence and generative AI at the edge of their networks.

Edge computing, a transformative technology, brings the cloud closer to enterprises by enabling services to operate with decentralised components through sensors and devices...

Vecow debuts compact EAC-4000, featuring NVIDIA Jetson Orin for enhanced edge AI

Vecow debuts compact EAC-4000, featuring NVIDIA Jetson Orin for enhanced edge AI

Embedded solutions specialist Vecow has launched the EAC-4000, a cutting-edge edge AI computing system.

Despite its small size, the EAC-4000 delivers exceptional performance, redefining standards in space-constrained applications of edge computing.

Central to the EAC-4000's operation are the NVIDIA Jetson Orin NX and Jetson Orin Nano system-on-modules, which empower the system with an impressive AI processing capability of up to 100 TOPS. The system's intense processing...

Stay dry, stay safe: UnaBiz’s new tech prevents washroom falls with edge computing

Stay dry, stay safe: UnaBiz's new tech prevents washroom falls with edge computing

UnaBiz, a leader in IoT services and integration, is introducing a cutting-edge 'Hybrid Floor Wetness Sensor' equipped with machine learning technology.

Designed to prevent slips and falls in washrooms by ensuring floors are promptly cleaned, this innovative solution addresses a common hazard in public spaces.

One of the key features of the hybrid sensor is its dual capability to transmit data via either the Sigfox 0G network or LoRaWAN. This adaptability meets the...

China’s Taichi photonic chip ushers in light-speed AI revolution

A team of researchers from Tsinghua University has unveiled a revolutionary photonic chip that could propel artificial intelligence (AI) into a new era of unprecedented speed, efficiency and capability.

A team of researchers from Tsinghua University has unveiled a revolutionary photonic chip that could propel artificial intelligence (AI) into a new era of unprecedented speed, efficiency and capability.

Dubbed 'Taichi', the light-based chip leverages integrated photonic circuits to transmit data at blistering speeds while dramatically reducing energy consumption compared to traditional electronics.

It is important to understand that the widespread growth of edge devices...

Fastly’s new API promises improved ChatGPT accessibility

Edge cloud provider Fastly has developed an open-source edge computing API, which it claims offers developers faster and more affordable access to OpenAI's ChatGPT for product shipment.

Named the 'Fastly AI Accelerator,' the company reports that this new accelerator, which operates on its Edge Cloud Platform and utilises semantic caching, speeds up access times to the AI-powered chatbot, facilitating developer services such as code generation and debugging.

The company...

Foxconn and Nvidia to build high-tech computing facility in Taiwan

Foxconn and Nvidia to build high-tech computing facility in Taiwan

Taiwanese electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn has unveiled plans to build a high-performance computing centre in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

As reported by TechNode, powering this state-of-the-art facility is the NVIDIA Blackwell platform. In a statement, Foxconn described this latest collaboration with NVIDIA as a key milestone for both the world's largest electronics manufacturing service provider and the leading AI server manufacturer in global markets, and for NVIDIA, the renowned...

Hammerspace, SourceCode and GigaIO partner to transform edge AI

Hammerspace, SourceCode, and GigaIO partner to transform edge AI data processing

Hammerspace has announced an innovative leap forward: its Global Data Platform can now process, store, and orchestrate data in edge compute environments, potentially revolutionising data handling and AI capabilities at the edge.

This innovative solution combines Gryf, the first-ever suitcase-sized AI supercomputer co-designed by SourceCode and GigaIO, with Hammerspace's Global Data Platform. This powerful combination brings unprecedented levels of shared AI processing power to any...

Metaspectral and Armada team up to unlock remote AI analysis of hyperspectral imagery

Metaspectral, a software company advancing computer vision and remote sensing using deep learning and hyperspectral imagery, has partnered with Armada, an edge computing pioneer redefining the future of connectivity, compute, and artificial intelligence (AI).

Francis Doumet, CEO and co-founder of Metaspectral, said: “Through this partnership, we can bring real-time AI analysis of hyperspectral imagery to remote areas by leveraging Armada’s physical data processing and...