NEXCOM partners with AI chipmaker Hailo to launch next-generation vehicle telematics solution
TEL AVIV, Israel and TAIPEI, Taiwan, February 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hailo, the maker of cutting-edge artificial intelligence chips, today announced its partnership with NEXCOM, the maker of industrial computing hardware, to launch NEXCOM’s VTC 1021, their next-generation AI vehicle telematics solution. generation. NEXCOM’s AI solution includes the compact Hailo-8™ AI Accelerator Module, enabling exceptional performance and enabling in-vehicle computers to run cutting-edge AI applications more efficiently.
The joint solution from NEXCOM and Hailo facilitates operational efficiency in transit and fleet management, including enhanced capabilities such as ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems). The in-vehicle solution’s compact, fanless design fits perfectly into cabins with limited space and is built to withstand demanding automotive conditions, helping to usher transit vehicles and fleets into the smart age. The VTC 1021 on-board computer powered by the Intel Atom® x5-E3940 processor is also versatile, with the flexibility to power a variety of telematics applications such as infotainment, fleet management, ANPR and mobile video surveillance . Among the target applications of the common solution:
- Driver drowsiness detection
- Occupant monitoring
- Pedestrian detection warning
- Collision avoidance warning
- And more
“The future of the automotive industry holds endless promise for safety and convenience, but to get there, embedded computing platforms must overcome significant technological hurdles,” said Liran bar, Hailo’s Vice President of Business Development. “Scaling AI to meet these challenges requires ultra-high performance and flexible solutions, which our joint offering provides. Together with NEXCOM, we will leverage the power of AI to supercharge the computing power of the alternative platform, thus making vehicles safer.”
“Our partnership with Hailo allows us to offer our customers advanced AI solutions that can propel industries such as public transport and fleet management with more scalable and better performing solutions,” said Jay Liu, Vice President at NEXCOM. “Our common platform delivers enhanced capabilities to vehicles, including cutting-edge apps that can dramatically improve the driving experience as well as safety, ushering in a new era of intelligent transportation.”
Hailo’s specialized Hailo-8™ AI acceleration modules deliver unprecedented performance to edge devices. The modules are built with an innovative architecture that allows edge devices to run sophisticated deep learning applications that previously could only run on the cloud. Their advanced structure results in higher performance, reduced power, and minimal latency, enabling increased privacy and improved reliability for smart devices operating at the edge.
Hailo, an AI specialist, IsraelChipmaker, has developed a specialized artificial intelligence processor that delivers the performance of a data center-class computer to edge devices. Hailo’s processor is the product of a redesign of traditional computing architecture, enabling smart devices to perform sophisticated deep learning tasks such as real-time object detection and segmentation, with power consumption energy, minimum size and cost. The processor is designed to integrate into a host of smart machines and devices, impacting a variety of sectors including automotive, Industry 4.0, smart cities, smart homes and retail. For more information visit https://hailo.ai/
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Founded in 1992 and based in Taipei, TaiwanNEXCOM is committed to being your trusted partner in building AIoT smart solutions.
NEXCOM offers a series of on-board and rail computers for accessing real-time information in mobile and remote environments. Users can obtain real-time information, entertainment and network computing services and create new business opportunities through advanced computer and vehicle terminal systems in AIoT applications. Another product line, the Vehicle Mounted Rugged Display Computer, has been specifically designed to improve the productivity and efficiency of classified workers. Thanks to its robust and intelligent design, the vehicle-mounted panel PC can be connected to business systems to improve real-time communication and enable decision-making in the field.
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