Thundercomm launches Edge AI Station for IIoT

  • March 29, 2023
  • William Payne

Thundercomm has expanded its edge station series with the launch of the EB3Gen2 Edge AI Station. Based on the Qualcomm QCS6490 System-on-Chip (SoC), the EB3Gen2 is designed with optional Linux, Ubuntu, Android and Windows operating systems. The new edge station provides AI capability for digital transformation in smart manufacturing and industrial applications.

EB3Gen2 Edge AI Station features an AI engine with 13 INT8 TOPS AI performance, optimised streaming media AI analysis service. It can support up to 8 channels FHD decoding designed for high throughput, low latency scenarios of quality assurance in manufacturing and production safety monitoring in plants. It incorporates features for industrial AI including rich interfaces, multiple network connection modes and industrial design.

“We have seen an increasing demand for edge computing devices, with rapidly expanding capabilities and possible uses. EB3Gen2 is one more functional ready edge box we introduced to the EBX series. It is embedded with the edgeOS we developed, cloud and AI abilities, as well as high availability of microservices, which is set to make it easier for enterprises to quickly build digital transformation solutions at the edge,” said Hiro Cai, CEO at Thundercomm.

“The EB3Gen2 Edge AI station based on the Qualcomm QCS6490 SoC has the capability to help digitally transform enterprises across the globe,” stated Dev Singh, vice president, business development, and head of building, enterprise and industrial automation, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “As the world grows to rely more on data analysis, Thundercomm is creating innovative technology that can monitor almost everything from consumer behaviour in a retail store to monitoring production safety in plants.”