Avassa and OnLogic team up to deliver ‘industrial IoT edge excellence’

Edge application management and operations platform provider, Avassa, has partnered with global industrial computer manufacturer, OnLogic, to offer a full-stack edge solution combining hardware and software tailor-made for industrial IoT edge environments.

Avassa is a specialist in container application and AI model management at the edge, and its edge platform addresses use cases such as site installation, and deployment, monitoring, and securing applications that operate in many...

Hailo closes $120m funding round and debuts Hailo-10

Hailo, a chipmaker of edge artificial intelligence (AI) processors, has extended its series C fundraising round with an additional investment of $120 million.

At the same time, the company has introduced its innovative Hailo-10 high-performance generative AI (GenAI) accelerators that usher in an era in which users can own and run GenAI applications locally without registering to cloud-based GenAI services.

The new funding round was led by current and new investors...

Edge computing adoption has remained steady with 30% of companies planning deployment

The Eclipse Foundation, one of the world’s largest open source foundations, has published its 2023 IoT and Edge Commercial Adoption Survey Report, an analysis derived from responses of more than 1,000 professionals in the IoT and edge computing domain. 

Conducted online from April 4 to July 5, 2023, the survey offers insights into the evolving IoT and edge computing ecosystems by identifying the requirements, priorities, and challenges faced by organisations that deploy and...

BT launches multi-million-pound NB-IoT network to support UK smart cities 

BT has launched its new multi-million-pound NB-IoT network, which is set to pave the way for more UK smart cities and industries – with the network covering 97% of the UK population. It is underpinned by the EE mobile network.

NB-IoT is a low-power network with the potential to transform industries such as utilities, construction, and the public sector – by securely and reliably connecting the devices to automate many processes that currently require manual oversight or direct...

Lenovo unveils edge AI initiatives across telecoms

MWC MWC has traditionally been the telcos’ playground – and Lenovo is leaning into this with a newly announced series of edge AI collaborations with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, and Telefonica.

The collaborations announced in Barcelona enable the telecom providers to create and deliver a broad array of AI workloads for customers, ranging from automated deployment of edge-to-cloud AI infrastructure, networking, software, orchestration, and management.

Perhaps the most...

Nokia teams up with Austrian telco A1 for edge cloud network slicing test

Nokia has announced the successful completion of what is claimed to be the first 5G edge cloud network slicing trial, in conjunction with A1, Austria’s leading telecoms provider, and Microsoft.

The deployment entailed using Nokia’s 5G edge slicing solution, integrated with Microsoft Azure’s managed edge compute, on A1’s live commercial network in Vienna. The test comprised real-time HD video streaming, transmitting live camera feeds from several mobile devices with...

Lenovo to unveil portfolio of AI PCs and Far Edge Computing, delivering ‘innovative AI for all’

Graphic of human mind depicting artificial intelligence.

Lenovo is gearing up to unveil its latest portfolio of AI devices and infrastructure solutions to date at Mobile World Congress on February 26-29, as well as showcase two new device concepts that challenge the traditional PC and smartphone form factors.

At CES, Lenovo launched its first AI PCs, bringing the technology into its ThinkBook, ThinkPad, Yoga, Legion, and ThinkCentre PC portfolio. With the company’s vision of 'AI for All' at MWC, Lenovo will unveil several new AI PCs...

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...

Edge ROI opportunity strong – with telcos likeliest to foot the bill for infrastructure

Almost three quarters of organisations surveyed primarily across the technology and telecoms value chain have expressed intent to increase investments in edge computing over the coming 12 months.

That is the key finding from a new report by the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC) alongside GSMA Intelligence. The study polled 400 executives from five industries; mobile operators, network equipment vendors, cloud service providers and IoT service providers and system...

OSS brings AI edge compute solutions to $5bn motorsport industry with Andretti Global

One Stop Systems has shipped to legendary motorsport champion Andretti Global, its first AI Transportable compute system for the motorsport industry.

An OSS SDS-3U GPU-accelerated server will power advanced AI race analytics for Andretti using Zapata AI’s Industrial Generative AI platform for the cloud and edge, Orquestra. The solution represents a new application of OSS technology and the company’s first foray into the $5.1 billion...