GenAI Edge Computing Platform to be Developed by Advantech and Phison Collaboration

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ByPatrick Arnold
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The rapid emergence of Generative AI has led to the widespread use of AI assistants across industries from education, healthcare, accounting, and banking to embedded and industrial environments. Industrial computing and IoT supplier Advantech has announced a collaboration with Phison, a provider of NAND controllers and NAND storage solutions in order to jointly produce GenAI Edge computing platforms tailored for edge and industrial applications.

GenAI Edge Computing Platforms

The innovative GenAI computing platform leverages Phison's patented aiDAPTIV+ technology and integrates it with Advantech's Edge AI Solutions to empower users in the edge and industrial sectors to construct computing devices for refining GenAI models that are secure, reliable, and cost-effective. The two companies are accelerating the transition toward Industry 4.0 and preparing for the advent of Industry 5.0 where focus will shift to human-machine interaction.

Advantech’s Edge AI Solutions and Phison’s aiDAPTIV+ amplifies AI LLM capabilities to execute advanced AI training models with high computational capacity. Edge AI Solutions, including NVIDIA AI Enterprise (NVAIE), Edge AI SDK, and DeviceOn, offer a comprehensive AI deployment package, enabling company-wide AI training and computing. The partnership ecosystem encompasses pre-trained models, development platforms, tools, and services, enhancing the accessibility of AI applications.

Advantech’s vision is to optimize the ecosystem, establishing a versatile and open hardware-software AI platform to propel AI technology in edge computing applications. Combined with Phison’s aiDAPTIV+ technology, the company seeks to lower the barrier of entry to AI, providing a streamlined and accessible platform to achieve rapid business value.

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