Qualcomm Technologies has announced the beginning of supplying some customers with high performance Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 AI boosters. According to information from company, this boosters relies on “advanced signal processing and ultra-modern power efficiency to support AI solutions for various environments, including data centers, cloud boundaries, peripherals and 5G infrastructure”.
At the same time, the Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 Edge Development Kit, designed to accelerate the deployment of peripheral applications, was made available to developers. It is a complete system solution for AI processing up to 24 simultaneous 1080p video streams with 5G connectivity.
The Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 is said to deliver up to 400 trillion operations per second (TOPS). The booster is offered in several form factors with power consumption from 15W to 75W.
Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 software package includes a complete set of tools and supports such popular platforms and execution environments as Tensorflow, PyTorch, Caffe, GLOW and ONNX. Developers can access the SDK, which includes a compiler and emulator, runtime packages, API, kernel drivers and tools.
Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 Edge Development Kit is an optimized system solution that provides high-speed logical AI output, video processing and 5G connection. It includes three components: Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 for logical AI output, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 for applications and video processing, and Snapdragon X55 for 5G connection.