Taiwanese manufacturer asrock famous for its motherboards, Announce a partnership with Primary address To market Ubuntu-certified edge AIoT-oriented hardware Below, Edge AIoT ). The manufacturer aims to market products that take advantage of the functionality and long-term support that Ubuntu provides, starting with the iEP-5000G Industrial IoT Controller.
ASRock notes the rapid growth of AIoT Edge and its adoption by the community around the open source. Here is added the strong presence of Ubuntu in the sector as one of the most popular operating systems in the world and one of the most used operating systems in AIoT Edge development. It should not be forgotten that Canonical has been breaking stone for many years in the Internet of Things and Edge computing Which is now beginning to intersect with artificial intelligence.
regarding iEP-5000G Industrial IoT Controller, Certified Platform for Ubuntu ASRock states that it “has high computing power with flexible I/O and expansions under a compact, rugged design such as Edge Controller and IoT Gateway in various Edge AI applications, including smart manufacturing, process automation, and smart poles in smart cities.” And validated Ubuntu provides long-term support with up to 10 years of security updates from Canonical, providing the best and most reliable customer experience.”
Another point highlighted by ASRock is that Choosing Ubuntu for an AI or machine learning project “It can offer many benefits, such as being open source, fast training on AI models, great community support, receiving the latest updates with robust security and more.”
In short, there’s nothing new from Canonical and its strategy around IoT, which underpins Ubuntu Core that doesn’t usually receive as much media attention as modable versions for desktops and servers. The company behind the most popular distribution does not want to lose pace under any circumstances, so it has decisively joined AIoT, a relatively recent segment that comes from the fusion of the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence.