BrainChip Opens Pre-Orders for Its Brain-Inspired Neuromorphic Akida Edge AI Box at $799


Packing a quad-core NXP i.MX 8M Plus and a two-chip Akida accelerator, the Akida Edge AI Box promises power-efficient on-device operations.


Edge artificial intelligence (AI) specialist BrainChip has opened pre-orders for its Akida Edge AI Box, built in partnership with VVDN Technologies, which provides a compact and relatively low-cost way to experiment with the Akida neuromorphic processor.

“The Akida Edge AI Box is ideally suited to provide the low latency and high throughput processing with ultra-low power consumption — a necessity for the next generation of smart edge devices,” claims BrainChip chief executive officer Sean Hehir of the company’s design. “We are excited to officially launch pre-orders of the Akida Edge AI Box and bring this groundbreaking technology to market to empower customers in developing and deploying intelligent, secure and customized devices and services for multi-sensor environments in real time.”

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