Lenovo delivers AI at the edge, bringing next generation intelligence to data

Lenovo has revealed its new, first-to-market edge AI services and solutions designed to enable mass deployment of remote computing capabilities that will significantly accelerate AI readiness and empower new AI applications for any business.

New Lenovo TruScale for Edge and AI brings the proven cost benefits of Lenovo TruScale’s Infrastructure as-a-Service model to the broadest and most comprehensive edge portfolio on the market, enabling customers to leverage a pay-as-you-go...

Edge AI will soon be here – but not with the boom that many expect

The wait is almost over for the promise of artificial intelligence at the edge to become a reality – but a new market research report has warned that predicted growth would be ‘anything but steady.’

Market research firm IDTechEx, in its recent report, ‘AI Chips for Edge Applications 2024-2034: Artificial Intelligence at the Edge’, has predicted that the global market opportunity for AI at the edge will touch $22 billion USD (£17.4bn) by 2034.

The company cites...

Infineon partners with Edge Impulse to extend its edge AI capabilities

Infineon Technologies AG has teamed up with Edge Impulse to extend its Tiny Machine Learning-based AI development tools for the PSoC 63 Bluetooth LE microcontroller (MCU).

Developers of AI-enabled IoT applications can now also build edge Machine Learning (ML) applications using the Edge Impulse Studio environment for deployment on high-performance, low-power PSoC 63 Bluetooth LE MCUs.

This collaboration allows customers added flexibility and choice-of-platforms to...

Surgical AI venture Hypervision Surgical raises £6.5m funding

Hypervision Surgical, a London-based venture building an advanced surgical imaging and data analytics platform, has completed a seed funding round, raising £6.5 million.

By harnessing AI and clinical edge computing, the King’s College London spin-out aims to revolutionise surgical outcomes and alleviate the global burden of surgical complications across diverse surgical specialties.

Michael Ebner, CEO and co-founder of Hypervision Surgical, said: "We are incredibly...

Stefan Vallin, Avassa: Simplifying edge computing deployment and customisation

To delve deeper into how Avassa is simplifying edge computing deployment and customisation, Edge Computing News sat down with the company’s Head of Product, Stefan Vallin, at this year’s Edge Computing Expo North America.

When asked about the key objectives of Avassa, Vallin explains that their primary focus is to assist organisations in deploying containerised applications across multiple locations.

While deploying such applications in the cloud is relatively...

Rob High, VP & CTO, IBM Watson, on edge computing innovation

What kind of trends have you seen developing so far this year in edge computing?

I think the most important trend is people moving from playing, testing and validating to now really moving forward into serious production engagements. 

We're seeing this in retail. We've seen this in manufacturing, although that's probably been going on a little bit longer already. But one of the key things there is that even the OT vendors, now are starting to get on board to embed...

Kneron buys Otus for edge AI imaging in autonomous vehicles

Autonomous Vehicle

Edge AI hardware provider Kneron has acquired imaging technology firm Otus. The two companies have worked together before to build full-stack software and hardware solutions for autonomous vehicles.

By acquiring Otus, Kneron hopes to strengthen its position in the US and Japanese automotive industries, where demand for AI-based imaging solutions is growing.

Otus already delivers imaging solutions to US and Japanese customers, having become the preferred partner of...

BrainChip, Blue Ridge Envisioneering work on tactical edge devices

BrainChip Akida

Neuromorphic AI chip provider BrainChip has partnered with engineering team Blue Ridge Envisioneering. Blue Ridge will use the BrainChip Akida processor in its designs for tactical edge devices contracted by defence and intelligence agencies.

The jointly developed devices will be designed for deployment in harsh, resource-restricted environments where power access is limited.

BrainChip’s Akida platform is built to perform effectively in extreme conditions and offers...

Ambarella launches computer vision chip for security cameras

Security Camera

Ambarella, an AI vision processor provider, has built a CV72S system-on-chip (SoC) that brings advanced edge AI features to security cameras.

Developed using 5nm process technology, the Ambarella CV72S vision processor includes on-camera intelligence using CVflow 3.0 architecture and can run on a power consumption under 3W.

The company claims it is one of the best AI performances per watt available on the market.

Florian Domengie, senior technology and market...

AI chip start-up Mythic returns with fresh $13m, appoints new CEO

US Navy

AI chip start-up Mythic has closed a $13 million (£10.5m) financing round and appointed a new CEO after reportedly running out of capital last November.

The seeming turnaround was supported by existing investors Atreides Management, DCVC, and Lux Capital, as well as through new buy-ins from Catapult Ventures and Hermann Hauser Investment.

Mythic builds AI processors that it says use compute-in-memory technology for a more powerful and efficient solution than...