Wed. Jul 24th, 2024

TLDR:

IIIT Hyderabad has received a grant from Qualcomm to fund and support Edge AI research, leading to the establishment of the Qualcomm Edge AI lab. The lab will focus on developing Edge AI use cases on Qualcomm platforms, with collaboration in areas such as computer vision, Edge Compute, VLSI and Embedded Systems, 5G, and platform machine learning. The collaboration aims to empower Indian universities and intellect in the field of AI.

IIIT Hyderabad Receives Grant from Qualcomm to Fund and Support Edge AI Research

The International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIITH) has announced a grant funding of $186,000 USD from Qualcomm Technologies Inc. over the next three years. The collaboration aims to advance Edge AI technologies and develop AI models through the establishment of an Edge AI Research lab at IIITH.

Key Points:

  • Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has provided a grant of $186,000 USD to IIITH for Edge AI research.
  • The Qualcomm Edge AI lab at IIITH will focus on developing Edge AI use cases on Qualcomm platforms.

The research lab will be led by Professor Ramesh Loganathan and will receive technical and knowledge support from Qualcomm. Leendert van Doorn, Senior Vice President of Qualcomm, inaugurated the Qualcomm Edge AI lab at the IIITH campus, emphasizing collaboration, research, and innovation in advancing Edge AI technologies.

Technology collaboration areas at the Edge AI lab include computer vision, Edge Compute, VLSI and Embedded Systems, 5G, and platform machine learning. The partnership between Qualcomm and IIITH aims to unlock Indian R&D potential and cultivate Edge AI use cases and solutions.

IIITH has a long-standing association with Qualcomm, and this collaboration further strengthens their existing strengths in Edge AI research. The synergy between Qualcomm and IIITH holds promise in empowering Indian universities and intellect in the field of AI.