Companies’ combined expertise accelerates AI perception-based product design and innovation
Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA), an edge AI semiconductor company, and eInfochips,an Arrow Electronics company and a leading provider of product engineering services,today announced a comprehensive relationship to expand design and development services for the nextgeneration of AI camera products based on Ambarella’s industry-leading CVflow® edge AI SoC platform.
This relationship leverages eInfochips’ extensive engineering experience and resourcesto support the rapid growth ofAI IoT applications, including perception for the robotics, access control, commercial, security, video conferencing and health caremarkets.
“Globally, there was an installed base of about 8.4 billion IoT end point devices at the end of 2021, with deep-learning processors in the early stage of penetrating this rapidly growing market,” stated Lian Jye Su, ABI Research’s research director for AI. “The combination of Ambarella’s CVflow AI processor families with eInfochips’ significant perception design expertise in a wide variety of IoT applications will help drive the rapid AI growth in this market. ABI projects over 12% penetration of deep learning into the AI IoT end point market by 2028.”
Thisgrowth in AI IoT includes computer visiondesignsrequiring the expertise that eInfochips can provide for imaging, hardware and software development. This collaboration enables companies to leverage Ambarella’s industry-leading technology and eInfochips’ best-in-classdesign resources to accelerate their evaluation and design cycles.
“This synergisticcollaboration will unleash our deep knowledge and design expertiseforcompanieslooking to take full advantage of the excellentAI performance per watt that Ambarella can bring totheir computer vision designs,” saidParag Mehta, chief sales and business development officer for eInfochips.
“This relationship will enable us to better address this wave of new opportunities,” said Chris Day, vice president of marketing and business development for Ambarella. “eInfochips’provendesign expertise will allowAmbarella to more readily penetrate new markets, includingrobotics, access control and ML cameras,and grow our mutual customer base.”
With over 25 years of experience providing product engineering services, eInfochips has substantial design expertise across a wide variety of camera technologies and protocols, includingRGB-IR cameras, PTZ, ONVIF, PSIA, ZigBee wireless, on-cameraDVRs and multi-imager designs. Additionally, the company hasvast experience in 2D imaging and 3D depth sensing, along with a reusable camera framework for faster development. Building on their prior experience with Ambarella chipsets, eInfochips offers end-to-end design and development services based on Ambarella’s CVflowEdge AI SoC families.
In addition to prototype and manufacturing support, this collaboration delivers eInfochips’ wide variety of product design and development services for Ambarella-based camera solutions, including:
- Multi-sensor camera designs and video analytics
- Camera SDK and system software development
- Image sensor tuning in its state-of-the-art image tuning lab
- AI and machine learning algorithm porting and machine vision enablement
For more information regardingthe full suite of available design and development services, please visit: https://www.einfochips.com/partnerships-and-alliances/device-partnerships/ambarella/