NEXCOM Partners with AI Chipmaker Hailo to Launch Next-Generation Vehicular Telematics Solution
NEXCOM, the industrial computer hardware manufacturer, today announced its partnership with Hailo, the leading edge Artificial Intelligence chipmaker, to launch NEXCOM’s in-vehicle computer VTC 1021, the next-generation AI vehicular telematics solution. NEXCOM’s AI solution features the compact Hailo-8™ AI accelerator module, enabling breakthrough performance and empowering in-vehicle computers to run state-of-the-art AI applications more efficiently.
NEXCOM and Hailo’s joint solution facilitates operational efficiency in public transit and fleet management, including enhanced capabilities such as ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems). The in-vehicle solution’s compact, fanless design fits perfectly in cabins with limited space and is designed to withstand demanding automotive conditions, helping bring public transit vehicles and fleets into the smart era. The in-vehicle computer VTC 1021 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 for the joint solution:
“Our partnership with Hailo allows us to offer our customers advanced AI solutions which can power sectors such as public transportation and fleet management with more scalable, better-performing solutions. Our joint platform provides vehicles enhanced capabilities, including state-of-the-art applications which can vastly improve the driving experience as well as safety, ushering in a new era of smart transportation.”
“The future of the automotive industry holds endless promise for safety and comfort, but to achieve this, in-vehicle computer platforms must overcome significant technological hurdles. Scaling AI to meet these challenges requires ultra-high performance and flexible solutions, which our joint offering provides. With NEXCOM, we will leverage the power of AI to turbocharge the aftermarket platform’s compute power, thus making vehicles safer.”
NEXCOM in-vehicle computer VTC 1021 facilitates surveillance and operational efficiency bringing public transit and fleet management into the smart era. Based on Intel Atom® x5-E3940 processor, the VTC 1021 represents a versatile solution combining strong computing power, 2 PoE ports to add video feed, major flexibility, wireless communication, and GPS tracking, to record locations, internal activities, driving patterns, and vehicle diagnostics for a greater level of surveillance, safety, management, and infotainment.
Hailo’s specialized Hailo-8™ AI acceleration modules deliver unprecedented performance to edge devices. The modules are built with an innovative architecture that enables edge devices to run sophisticated deep learning applications that could previously only run on the cloud. Their advanced structure translates into higher performance, lower power, and minimal latency, enabling enhanced privacy and betterreliability for smart devices operating at the edge.
Hailo, an AI-focused, Israel-based chipmaker, has developed a specialized AI processor that delivers the performance of a data center-class computer to edge devices. Hailo’s processor is the product of a rethinking of traditional computer architecture, enabling smart devices to perform sophisticated deep learning tasks such as object detection and segmentation in real-time, with minimal power consumption, size, and cost. The processor is designed to fit into a multitude of smart machines and devices, impacting a variety of sectors including automotive, Industry 4.0, smart cities, smart homes, and retail.
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