Leopard Imaging Partnering with Socionext, AWS to Deliver New AI Processing Solution

By Perry Cohen

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

March 10, 2021

News

Leopard Imaging Partnering with Socionext, AWS to Deliver New AI Processing Solution
(Image courtesy of Leopard Imaging)

Leopard Imaging announced it is collaborating with Socionext and AWS to deliver EdgeTuring, an AI processing solution for video analytics.

The purpose of the solution is to produce enhanced image quality and efficiency for AI inference nodes.

According to a company press release, using Socionext’s SC2000 image signal processor and the Hailo-8™ M.2 AI acceleration module, Leopard Imaging’s EdgeTuring™ consumes less power, performs at a higher level, and ensures greater reliability for video analytics and privacy at the edge than alternative solutions. Leveraging AWS services such as Amazon Kinesis Video Streams and Amazon Kinesis Data Streams (Amazon KDS), EdgeTuring™ creates a seamless experience for customers to stream and analyze videos using a simple internet connection.  

Hailo-8 allows for integration of AI capabilities of 26 Tera Operations Per Second (TOPS) into edge devices, which provides a flexible solution for accelerating deep learning applications.

AWS will provide coverage and redundant networking, allowing EdgeTuring to couple together the advantages of edge computing and cloud computing.

For more information, visit https://www.leopardimaging.com/edgeturing.

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Perry Cohen, associate editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content editing and creation, podcast production, and social media efforts. Perry has been published on both local and national news platforms including KTAR.com (Phoenix), ArizonaSports.com (Phoenix), AZFamily.com, Cronkite News, and MLB/MiLB among others. Perry received a BA in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State university.

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