Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Monday, April 19, 2021

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Here’s An AI-Powered, Voice-Activated Backpack That Aims to Help Visually-Impaired People ‘See’

An open-source AI initiative has come up with a prototype system in the form of a voice-activated backpack that promises to help the visually impaired perceive and navigate their ...Full Article

Investors Bet Flex Logic Embedded FPGAs will Catch Edge AI Wave With $55M New Funding

Geoff Tate, CEO and cofounder of Flex Logix Technologies, told us several years back that edge AI inferencing would be the embedded FPGA vendor’s biggest market through about 2023. ...Full Article

Edge AI Startup Kneron Attracts New Investors

Kneron Inc., the AI startup specializing in “on-device” edge inferencing applications, has raised additional funding in the form of investments by Taiwanese manufacturing powerhouses Foxconn and Winbond. San Diego-based ...Full Article

Edge AI Sensors Plot Analog, Digital Routs

AI vendors are rolling out a steady stream of edge processing platforms spanning everything from multicore systems-on-chips to analog approaches that seek to imbue sensors with greater intelligence while ...Full Article
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