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...

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...

AICRAFT’s edge data processing unit to enhance Korean space project

AICRAFT's edge data processing unit to enhance Korean space project

AICRAFT, an onboard computing systems maker, has landed a breakthrough agreement with European imaging company Scanway Space.

With this contract, the Munich-based startup takes on its most adventurous project to date, which spans far beyond typical computer applications. The South Australian company will provide an edge computing module designed to be integrated directly into an optical payload that can detect methane plumes in orbit. This represents a significant technological...

Dell Technologies expands Dell AI Factory with NVIDIA to turbocharge AI adoption

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Dell Technologies has expanded the Dell AI Factory with NVIDIA to include new server, edge, workstation, solutions and services advancements that speed AI adoption and innovation.

Michael Dell, founder and CEO, Dell Technologies, said: “Organisations are moving quickly to capture the AI opportunity, which is why our collaboration with NVIDIA is so important.

“Our expansion of the Dell AI Factory with NVIDIA continues our joint mission – we’re making it easy for...

New Qualcomm-built advanced video processor by Teledyne FLIR powers AI at the edge

Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, today announced Teledyne FLIR AVP, an advanced video processor designed to power Teledyne FLIR’s Prism AI and computational imaging at the edge.

The AVP incorporates the latest Qualcomm QCS8550, the most advanced mobile processor chip from the leader in mobile, automotive, and robotics system-on-chip (SoC) technology. The AVP provides best-in-class artificial intelligence (AI) performance within a small,...

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...

Thales teams up with Neural Labs to support AI-powered smart cities

Thales, a specialist in software monetisation and licensing, has expanded its partnership with Neural Labs, a company that provides video analysis for Smart Cities and AI-based Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), to enable secure, efficient, and practical solutions for vehicle access control and logistical planning.

Thales’ Sentinel platform provides services for software licensing, entitlement management, delivery, and protection – helping Neural Labs to quickly and...

IDC: Global edge computing investments to hit $232bn in 2024

Analyst firm IDC has got the abacus out again – and has forecast that worldwide spending on edge computing could hit $232 billion (£181.1bn) in 2024.

The figure is an increase of 15.4% on 2023, based on IDC’s Worldwide Edge Spending Guide, with the analyst citing artificial intelligence (AI) use cases as the primary growth driver.

IDC noted various emerging use cases to watch for, ranging from construction and utilities to retail; autonomous mining operations, site...