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...

Intel’s new platform promises edge performance with cloud simplicity

MWC Intel has announced the launch of a new Intel Edge Platform which aims to enable enterprises to run the gamut of edge and AI application development and deployment at scale – with the promise of ‘cloud-like simplicity.’

The platform, announced at MWC 2024, runs on an edge-native infrastructure which has OpenVino built in; an open source toolkit which accelerates AI inference while maintaining accuracy and optimising hardware use.

The theory is solid. Intel...

Casey’s gets a slice of Acumera’s edge to bolster its convenience stores

Casey’s, the third largest convenience store and fifth largest pizza chain in the United States, is furthering its digital transformation initiatives by employing an edge computing solution for its stores.

The company has selected Acumera Reliant Platform, an edge offering specifically around retail and hospitality, to operate locally in its more than 2,600 locations with high availability and without the need for WAN connectivity.

A primary benefit of the platform is...

Schneider Electric works with BitSight on industry edge security

Warehouse

Energy management company Schneider Electric has partnered with cybersecurity ratings firm BitSight to improve threat detection in the operational technology (OT) sector.

Industrial edge assets will be protected through a joint threat intelligence solution designed to identify deployments that could be prone to attacks or security weaknesses.

The companies plan to focus on OT protocols exposed over the internet and contextualise them with improved attribution. The...

Rockwell Automation taps ZEDEDA for edge management solution

Factory robots building a car.

Rockwell Automation, an industrial automation provider, has entered into an agreement with ZEDEDA to bring edge management capabilities to the manufacturing industry.

ZEDEDA’s edge orchestration solutions will bolster Rockwell’s ability to cater to manufacturers digital transformation and edge management needs.

Chantal Polsonetti, vice president of advisory services at ARC Advisory Group, said: “This partnership is a natural next step to improve management and...

Invisible AI bags $15m to grow computer vision tech for Industry 4.0

Invisible AI

Computer vision software developer Invisible AI has raised $15 million (£13.5m) in a Series A round of funding.

New investment, led by Van Tuyl Companies (VTC), brings the company’s total amount raised to $21 million (£19m). Other investors included 8VC, K9 Ventures, FM Capital, and Sierra Ventures.

Invisible AI powers its computer vision technology through an edge AI software platform that requires no coding knowledge. This allows developers to easily build AI...

Nokia and AT&T launch industry-grade 4.9G LTE network in Mexico

Container Port

Telco titans Nokia and AT&T have joined forces to deploy an industrial-grade private 4.9G LTE network in Mexico.

Based at the APM Terminals container facility in Yucatan, the connectivity solution uses Nokia’s Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) platform to manage maritime terminal operations through edge services and a high-performance wireless network.

APM Terminals Yucatan is a 11.5 hectare deep-water port and key logistics location in Puerto Progreso which provides...

Stratus Technologies presents smart manufacturing solutions at ARC event

Automotive Manufacturing Facility

Edge software firm Stratus Technologies is currently showcasing its second-gen ztC Edge platform along with a number of pre-validated control architectures at the 26th annual ARC Industry Forum.

Taking place in Orlando, Florida from June 6-9, the event will also see a number of discussions including Stratus employees and clients on topics such as digital transformation and edge use cases.

On June 8, Jason Andersen, vice president of business line management at Stratus,...

Thundercomm launches three new edge AI products at CES 2022

Thunder and Lightning

Thundercomm, an IoT product and solution provider, unveiled three new edge computing products at CES 2022 in Las Vegas.

The line-up includes two new EBX edge AI boxes, the EB2 and the EB6, as well as an AI training platform called ModelFarm.

Building on the back of Thundercomm’s EB5 launch, which has seen usage in smart city and manufacturing use cases, the EB2 and EB6 are designed to meet demands at different market segments.

The EB2 Edge AI box focuses on...

Verizon and Google Cloud partner on 5G mobile edge network for industry

5G Edge Robotics

Verizon and Google Cloud have joined forces to bring cloud computing technology closer to mobile and connected devices at the edge of the service provider’s network.

By combining Verizon 5G Edge with Google Distributed Cloud Edge, Google’s compute and storage services will be brought to the edge of Verizon’s local network.

This will provide the necessary bandwidth and low latency for real-time enterprise applications such as autonomous mobile robots, intelligent...