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BrainChip and Edge Impulse Partner to Accelerate AI/ML Deployments

Machine Learning, Computer VisionThe combination of BrainChip’s Akida technology and Edge Impulse’s platform will enable enterprises to build advanced ML solutions quickly and efficiently.


May 15, 2022

    BrainChip, the world's first commercial producer of ultra-low power neuromorphic AI IP, and Edge Impulse, the leading development platform for machine learning on edge devices, are partnering to deliver next-generation platforms to customers looking to develop products utilizing the companies' unique machine learning capabilities.

    BrainChip's Akida is a revolutionary advanced neural networking processor architecture that brings AI to the edge in a way that is not feasible for existing technologies, offering high performance, ultra-low power, and on-chip learning. Edge Impulse focuses on delivering the best ML capabilities for sensor, audio, and computer vision across industrial and commercial applications. The combination of BrainChip's Akida technology and Edge Impulse's platform, tools, and services allows customers to achieve their ML objectives with fast and efficient development cycles to get to market quicker and achieve a competitive advantage.

    Edge Impulse is ushering in the future of embedded machine learning by empowering developers to create and optimize solutions with real-world data. The company is making the process of building, deploying, and scaling embedded ML applications easier and faster than ever, unlocking massive value across every industry, with millions of developers making billions of devices smarter.

    "Organizations are understanding more and more the importance of implementing machine learning capabilities within their products to turn them into the ‘smart' devices that consumers are clamoring for," said Zach Shelby, CEO and co-founder at Edge Impulse. "By integrating solutions, such as deploying BrainChip's neuromorphic IP with our ML platform, developers and enterprise customers are empowered to build advanced machine learning solutions quickly and efficiently so that they are well-positioned as leaders within their respective markets."

    BrainChip deploys AI at the edge in a way that existing technologies cannot. The company's tech is both high-performance and ultra-low power, enabling a range of capabilities including on-chip, in-device one-shot learning. BrainChip's IP can be used in a wide range of applications from consumer electronics to industrial IoT to electric vehicles, and smart sensors that can detect and act on visual features, odors, taste, touch, and sound.

    "Partnering with Edge Impulse creates a unique market solution that brings their powerful and easy to use AI/ML application design platform unparalleled performance with BrainChip's silicon proven on-chip learning and ultra-low power IP," said Jerome Nadel, BrainChip CMO. "We continue to look for partnerships that will advance opportunities to enable a wide array of edge AI capabilities, such as continuous learning and real-time inference. Edge Impulse is a perfect addition to our ecosystem of providers enabling next-generation technology to markets around the world."

    For additional information about the BrainChip/Edge Impulse partnership contact sales@brainchip.com.


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