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Summer updates from Coral

Summer has arrived along with a number of Coral updates. We've released a series of updates to expand platform compatibility, make development easier, and improve the ML capabilities of our devices.

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April updates

Edge TPU runtime now available for Mac and Windows

January updates

Edge TPU runtime now available for Mac and Windows

November updates

Mendel 4.0 upgrade based on Debian 10

Customer stories

NEXCOM helps cities go farther with AI on the edge

The data that highway departments, factories, and industrial plants need to head off unplanned obstacles often comes too late.

To help solve the problem, NEXCOM—an industrial computing company with two decades of experience—is using Coral products built into Internet of Things (IoT) gateways that analyze and deliver key information exactly when and where it’s needed.

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Olea Edge Analytics helps conserve water with Coral

Olea Edge, based in Austin, Texas, is helping water utilities and businesses conserve water by adding smarts to commercial water meters using Coral’s AI-at-the-edge platform.

Virgo uses AI to fight colon cancer

Colorectal cancer is the second most lethal cancer after breast cancer. Virgo uses Coral in its endoscopic video system to help doctors spot abnormalities in colonoscopies.

Keeping loved ones safe with Coral and Care.ai

Care.ai deploys computer vision to detect falls and other dangers. A vital factor in its success; Coral's AI platform, which keeps processing local, providing safety while preserving patient privacy.

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Google Developer Blog

Summer updates from Coral

Summer has arrived along with a number of Coral updates. We've released a series of updates to expand platform compatibility, make development easier, and improve the ML capabilities of our devices.

Google Developer Blog

Building a more resilient world together

Recently, we’ve seen communities respond to the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic by using technology in new ways to effect positive change. It’s increasingly important that our systems are able to adapt to new contexts, handle disruptions, and remain efficient.

At Coral, we believe intelligence at the edge is a key ingredient towards building a more resilient future.

Top Machine Learning Projects Launched by Google in 2020

Analytics India Magazine

Top Machine Learning Projects Launched by Google in 2020

The company has expanded its Coral lineup by unveiling two new Coral AI products — Coral Dev Board Mini and Coral Accelerator Module. Announced ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year, the latest addition to the Coral family followed a successful beta run of the platform in October 2019.

e-Con Systems Launches MIPI CSI-2 Cameras for Google Coral Dev Board

Analytics India Magazine

e-Con Systems Launches MIPI CSI-2 Cameras for Google Coral Dev Board

e-Con Systems has announced a camera series that can be used with the Google Coral Development board. There are two models: e-CAM50 CUCRL is a 5.0 MP MIPI CSI-2 camera and e-CAM30 CUCRL is a 3.4 MP MIPI CSI-2 camera.

Gravitylink Presents Google's New Coral Products

Markets Insider

Gravitylink Presents Google's New Coral Products

Helping Enterprises Build Local AI Solutions

Coral is Google’s quiet initiative to enable AI without the cloud

The Verge

Coral is Google’s quiet initiative to enable AI without the cloud

On-device AI promises to make computers faster and more secure. But applications are useful only so long as they’re fast and secure. These are the sorts of problems Google is trying to solve through a little-known initiative called Coral.

The 12 Best Innovations Of CES 2020

DesignNews

Forget new TVs and smartphones. These are the real game changers introduced at CES 2020

10 of 13: Working in partnership with Coral and Google, Murata Electronics has developed what it is calling the world's smallest AI module.

Build your own budget Tensorflow-lite AI Cloud with Google’s Coral EdgeTPU Technology

Nam Vu on Medium

Build your own budget Tensorflow-lite AI Cloud with Google’s Coral EdgeTPU Technology

In this article you will learn how to create a budget AI Cloud that provides an Object Detection REST API with accelerated performance made possible by Google’s Coral EdgeTPU Technology.

newCoralProducts

New Coral products for 2020

More and more industries are beginning to recognize the value of local AI, where the speed of local inference allows considerable savings on bandwidth and cloud compute costs, and keeping data local preserves user privacy.

Google's Raspberry Pi-like Coral: AI board with TPU is ready for business

ZD Net

Google's Raspberry Pi-like Coral: AI board with TPU is ready for business

Google's Coral AI developer board moves out of beta.

Can EfficientNet-edgeTPU help capitalise the edge IOT market?

Analytics India Magazine

Can EfficientNet-edgeTPU help capitalise the edge IOT market?

Coral Dev Board can execute state-of-the-art mobile vision models such as MobileNet V2 at 100+ fps, in a power-efficient manner. Given the focus on computer vision use cases, Coral Dev Board makes prototyping computer vision applications easier with a Camera that connects to the Dev Board over a MIPI interface.

The Coral Dev Board Takes Google’s AI to the Edge

IEEE Spectrum

"There’s a steady drumbeat about how deep learning is going to touch nearly every area of technology, not least from us here at IEEE Spectrum. So, like a lot of folks, I’ve been interested in getting my hands dirty and learning some of the tools and techniques."

Google unveils new tools to bolster AI hardware development

Both dev board and accelerator are powered by Google’s Edge TPU chips, which are ASIC processors no bigger than your fingernail

Business Wire

Hackster.io and UNDP Rally Global Engineering Community to Combat COVID-19 Through ‘Detect and Protect Challenge’

"Through this challenge, our community at Hackster, the UNDP and Avnet’s technology partners are coming together to provide innovative solutions to get lifesaving technology to some of the world’s most vulnerable areas," said Bill Amelio, CEO, Avnet.

Google AI open-sources EfficientDet for state-of-the-art object detection

VentureBeat

EfficientDet is the next-generation version of EfficientNet, a family of advanced object detection models made available last year for Coral boards.

Which IoT Applications will Benefit Most from Edge Computing?

IoT for All

Which IoT Applications will Benefit Most from Edge Computing?

Edge computing is growing in popularity. We look at which IoT applications stand to benefit the most from this technology.

Edge Intelligence Ticks Many Boxes For AI

EE Times

Edge Intelligence Ticks Many Boxes For AI

To help make the expanding use of data applications across billions of connected devices more efficient and valuable, there is growing momentum to migrate the processing from centralized third-party cloud servers to decentralized and localized on-device, commonly referred to as edge computing.

PerceptiLabs’ drag-and-drop interface makes ML modeling easier and faster

VentureBeat

PerceptiLabs’ drag-and-drop interface makes ML modeling easier and faster

One of machine learning’s promises is to help humans do things faster and more efficiently. PerceptiLabs, a two-person Swedish startup, developed a visual drag-and-drop interface to streamline and simplify the entire process.