Edge AI and Vision Alliance Honor Blaize®, Inc. Best Edge AI Processor at Annual Product of the Year Awards

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Edge AI and Vision Alliance announced Blaize as the winner of Edge AI and Vision Product of the Year 2022 – Best Edge AI Processor – for the Blaize® Pathfinder P1600 Embedded System-on-Module (SoM). The award recognizes innovation and excellence from industry-leading technology companies that enable visual AI and computer vision in this growing field. Blaize, the AI ​​computing innovator revolutionizing edge and automotive computing solutions, is recognized for its leadership in developing next-generation computing architecture designed for AI workloads.

The P1600 Embedded SoM brings all the programmability and efficiency benefits of the Blaize Graph Streaming Processor® architecture to embedded Edge AI applications deployed at the sensor edge or network edge. The P1600’s revolutionary GSP® architecture enables new levels of processing power with ideal power efficiency for AI inference workloads in edge applications. Its low power consumption, low latency, and small footprint pave the way for previously unfeasible AI inference solutions in intelligent vision use cases at the edge.

“The Edge AI and Vision Product of the Year awards recognize companies that provide impactful and innovative technologies that enable system and application developers to embed visual intelligence into their products,” said Jeff Bier, Founder of ‘Edge AI and Vision Alliance.

“Blaize is honored that the Edge AI and Vision Alliance independent panel of industry judges have selected our Pathfinder P1600 Embedded SoM as the best Edge AI processor in the Edge AI and Vision Product of the Year 2022 awards. ‘Software-defined AI based on the Blaize Graph Streaming Processor architecture with low power, low latency and power efficiency ideal for edge AI inference workloads,’ said Dinakar Munagala, co- founder and CEO of Blaize.

Blaize will showcase its transformative Edge AI hardware and software technology, which brings ideas to production, at the 2022 Embedded Vision Summit (May 17and-19and) at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Meet our AI experts, attend our Enabling Technologies presentation by industry thought leader Barrie Mullins, dive into live product demos at our booth 506, or schedule time to meet us in person at Summit.

About the Embedded Vision Summit

The Embedded Vision Summit, the premier conference for innovators adding computer vision and AI to products, will be held May 16-19, 2022. The summit focuses exclusively on deployable computer vision and visual AI, attracting a global audience of companies developing the vision -enabled products. The Summit features over 100 presenters and dozens of exhibitors and technology demonstrations. For the latest updates on the Embedded Vision Summit, follow @EmbVisionSummit on Twitter or visit https://www.embeddedvisionsummit.com.

About Edge AI and Vision Alliance

The Edge AI and Vision Alliance is a global industry partnership of technology providers and end-product companies, creating and enabling innovative and practical applications for edge computer vision and AI. Membership is open to any company that provides or uses technology for Edge AI and vision systems and applications. For more information about the Alliance, visit https://www.edge-ai-vision.com/.

About Blaize

Blaize is leading next-generation computing, unlocking the potential of AI to enable leaps in the value technology offers to improve the way we all work and live. Blaize provides transformative edge computing solutions for collecting and processing AI data at the network edge, focusing on smart vision applications including automotive, retail, security, industry and the metro. Blaize has secured $155 million in equity funding to date from strategic and venture investors Franklin Templeton, Temasek, DENSO, Daimler, SPARX Group, Magna, Samsung Catalyst Fund, GGV Capital, Wavemaker and SGInnovate . With headquarters in El Dorado Hills (CA), Blaize has teams in Campbell (CA), Cary (NC) and subsidiaries in Hyderabad (India), Manila (Philippines) and Leeds and Kings Langley (UK), with more than 300 employees worldwide. www.blaize.com

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