Advantech receives 2020 IoT Edge Computing Excellence Award

Advantech has announced that MIC-730AI, Edge AI Inference System based on NVIDIA Jetson Xavier has received a 2020 IoT Edge Computing Excellence Award from IoT Evolution World, the leading web site covering the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace.

This award recognises the companies emerging as leaders in the growing edge computing space. Companies selected for this award have proven that their products are enabling advanced IoT deployments by offering edge solutions that bring real-time computing, data availability, analytics, AI and machine learning to edge devices.

“Advantech MIC-730AI, the edge AI computing system powered by NVIDIA JetsonAGX Xavier platform delivers all the performance of a GPU workstation in an embedded module. With Advantech’s MIC-730AI, businesses can take huge steps forward in making AI a reality for smart manufacturing with advanced computer vision at the edge as an example. It can analyse the cause of product’s defectiveness and provide suggestions for improvements. Besides smart manufacturing, Advantech’s MIC-730AI can also enable autonomous robots in fulfilment centres without relying on human intervention and cloud connectivity. Those autonomous robots execute tasks like picking, packing, and inspecting to reduce human contact but still keep the fulfilment centre running during a challenging situation like a pandemic and also optimising efficiency,” said James Yung, Product Management Manager, Advantech North America.

“The solutions selected for the IoT Evolution Edge Computing Excellence Award reflect innovation driving the fast-growing Internet of Things marketplace. It is my honour to congratulate Advantech for their innovative work and contribution to this rapidly evolving industry,” said Ken Briodagh, Editorial Director, IoT Evolution.

“It is my pleasure to recognise MIC-730AI, an innovative solution that earned Advantech the 2020 IoT Evolution Edge Computing Excellence Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to seeing more innovation from Advantech in the future.”

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