Toradex launches Aquila to ‘power the potential of tomorrow’

Toradex, an embedded systems solutions provider, has launched its newest family of pin-compatible and scalable System on Modules (SoMs) - Aquila.

Aquila is tailored for demanding applications in the fields of medical, industrial and robotics. Engineered with a focus on rugged durability, future-proof scalability, and power efficiency, it integrates cutting-edge AI and machine learning capabilities alongside a modern software stack to expedite time-to-market and...

SiMa.ai raises $70m funding for generative edge AI platform

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SiMa.ai, a software-centric, embedded edge machine learning system-on-chip company, has raised an additional $70m of funding led by Maverick Capital, with participation from Point72 and Jericho, as well as existing investors Amplify Partners, Dell Technologies Capital, Lip-Bu Tan and others.

SiMa.ai will utilise the $270m raised to date to continue meeting customer demand for edge AI/ML with its first-generation Machine Learning System-on-Chip (MLSoC) while accelerating the...

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...

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...

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...

ZEDEDA secures $72m to meet demand for edge AI and computing

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ZEDEDA, a specialist in edge management and orchestration, announced today the closing of $72 million in growth capital, with the Series C round led by Smith Point Capital, founded by former Salesforce Co-CEO Keith Block.

As many of the world’s largest companies launched and scaled their critical edge initiatives, they have standardised on ZEDEDA for their edge management and orchestration requirements. The latest funding enables ZEDEDA to further expand sales and marketing...

Scale Computing introduces VMware Rip & Replace Promotion

Scale Computing, a specialist in edge computing, virtualisation and hyperconverged solutions, has unveiled its VMware Rip & Replace Promotion for partners transitioning their business from VMware.

Scale Computing partners bringing customers looking to migrate from VMware to Scale Computing Platform (SC//Platform) will receive a 25% discount on Scale Computing software and services, as well as free migration tool access, complimentary Scale Computing Advanced Training...

Armada raises more than $55m to bridge the digital divide

Armada, an edge computing pioneer redefining the future of connectivity, compute and AI, has exited stealth.

The company has marked this milestone with a significant capital raise exceeding $55m, led by Founders Fund, Lux Capital, Shield Capital and 8090 Industries, with participation from Felicis, Contrary, Valor Equity Partners, Marlinspike, 137 Ventures, Koch Real Estate Investments, 8VC and a cohort of other strategic investors.

This funding will propel Armada...

AWS and Siemens team up for easier industrial edge-to-cloud configuration

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the preview of AWS IoT SiteWise Edge on Siemens’ Industrial Edge marketplace to help create a more seamless experience for sending industrial equipment data to the AWS cloud.

AWS IoT SiteWise Edge is software which ‘makes it easy to collect, organise, process and monitor equipment data on-premises’, as the company puts it. It is most closely associated with the AWS Snow family of rugged devices, for extremely large and infrequently...

Edge Impulse: On the rise and rise of embedded and edge ML

When ChatGPT was launched, and the seemingly limitless potential of large language models (LLMs) became apparent, enterprises across industry wanted a piece of the action. The problem was: how could an industrial manufacturer, for example, truly integrate this potentially game-changing technology into their processes and machinery?

The answer lies in the application of embedded and edge machine learning (ML). “The core concepts of machine learning are much easier to get to...