Reflections from DiUS at Startup Boot Camp selection day, 2018
Internet of things (IoT)
Intel recently introduced a USB device called Movidius Neural Compute Stick (NCS) that’s capable of running deep neural networks. This convenient USB form factor allows developers to easily add neural network capability to existing hardware and start experimenting with artificial intelligence (AI). The ability to run artificial intelligence locally on an embedded system with low power consumption, coupled with low device cost makes AI at the IoT edge a reality.
According to IDC Corporate, it’s expected that revenue from IOT will be in the range of 7.1 trillion by 2020 (Ref IDC. But more significantly it is no longer an industry exclusive to big engineering and manufacturing businesses allowing for smaller players such a DiUS to assist companies in creating IOT solutions.
When I was first introduced to the build lights project at DiUS 3 years ago I thought to myself, that’s a nice little project to get my hands into and learn something new at the same time.