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purpose-built design that can withstand the distinct challenges of the industrial edge. Combined with the Hailo-8 AI module, the joint solution provides unmatched AI performance that is more powerful, scalable, and cost-efficient than competing solutions,” said Orr Danon, CEO and Co-Founder of Hailo. “We look forward to seeing the positive impact that our collaborative platform will have on rapidly evolving sectors including smart cities, smart retail, industrial IoT, and beyond.” Several Tier-1 customers are already engaged with the platforms. More information about the bundle solution can be found here. The Hailo-8™ recently won the 2021 Edge AI and Vision Product of the Year Award for Best Edge AI Processor. Learn more about why Hailo was chosen as the winner of this prestigious award here.

“We are confident that together, our vision inference solutions will enable industries ranging from smart retail to smart cities to push computing to the edge.” Hailo’s specialized Hailo-8™ AI acceleration module delivers unprecedented performance to edge devices. Featuring up to 26 Tera Operations Per Second (TOPS), the module is built with an innovative architecture that enables edge devices to run sophisticated deep learning applications that could previously only run on the cloud. Its advanced structure translates into higher performance, lower power, and minimal latency, enabling enhanced privacy and better reliability for smart devices operating at the edge. “Lanner’s hardware platforms bring proven reliability, with a

World’s best impact startups for the city of the future honoured with the Future Hamburg Award

have the opportunity to develop their products and solutions in the fields of logistics and maritime technologies at the homePORT test field in Hamburg. The following startups will be able to advance their business model with the support of the Future Hamburg Award: 1st place: Breeze Technologies, Germany Established in 2017 and based in

The Future Hamburg Award 2021 was presented as part of a digital awards ceremony at the International Innovation Day by Plug and Play Hamburg. The winners of this year’s award are the startups Breeze Technologies, traceless materials, and Infinite Mobility. Based in Norway and Germany, these three impact startups convinced the Future Hamburg Award’s expert jury with

Hamburg and Copenhagen, Breeze Technologies is already a technology leader in the area of air quality sensors, data and analysis. The sensors developed by Breeze allow for real-time, area-wide air quality monitoring, whether on business premises or in urban environments. The Breeze Environmental Analytics Cloud collects real-time data from Breeze’s own air quality sensors and enriches these with information from external data sources. This technology helps managers, environmental scientists and city administrators understand their local air quality and identify ways of improving it. With their AI-generated decision-making tools for air pollution control measures, Breeze Technologies plays a decisive role in reducing CO2 emissions. Combining a successful business model with the fight against air pollution, Breeze Technologies has the potential to thrive internationally. The company’s mature technology is particularly convincing as it provides extra transparency with regard to

their smart solutions for sustainable cities of the future. Up- and-coming businesses from 15 countries had applied for the award. Bonus prizes by homePORT, a partner of the award, were bestowed on the teams of Blue Atlas Robotics from Denmark and KONVOI from Germany. The three sustainable companies will be invited to join a tailor- made programme by the Hamburg Startup-Unit and will be able to take their business model or products to the next level in Hamburg. Moreover, they will be supported in building a high- quality industry network and establishing contacts with investors. The first-place startup, Breeze Technologies from Germany, will also be able to take part in an international four-week accelerator programme hosted by Plug and Play in Silicon Valley. In addition, the homePORT innovation campus of the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) is contributing attractive bonus prizes: Blue Atlas Robotics from Denmark and KONVOI from Germany will

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