Newark Demonstrates Artificial Intelligence Products with New Technology Pages

Exclusive products including SmartEdge Agile and Ultra96 make it easier than ever for users to build intelligence into their designs

Chicago, March 12, 2019: Newark, the Development Distributor, announced the launch of a dedicated Artificial Intelligence (AI) online resource on the Newark website. The new pages cover a variety of topics ranging from basic explanations of AI, and different types of AI applications, to descriptions of specific AI products including those exclusive to Newark.

Today, AI-driven analytics and real-time insights help industries transform their businesses in diverse sectors from logistics and healthcare, to automotive and manufacturing. Newark’s new AI technology pages will help customers learn more about AI, explore unique AI-specific products, and gain support to choose the best solutions to meet their project requirements.

A key element of the Newark AI offering is the AI Configurator: an interactive tool that allows engineers to quickly determine the most appropriate products and solutions for their AI projects. It identifies the various development boards, sensors and software that best meet the needs of the inputted application from a wide range of vendors. This enables users to select the most suitable products with confidence and obtain optimum results faster, speeding up development without the need for unnecessary and often time-consuming research.

In addition, new AI products that are exclusively from Newark include:

  • SmartEdge Agile: Exclusive to Newark, an end-to-end IoT solution to deliver AI and security at the edge. The SmartEdge Agile device is a certified hardware solution embedded with a full software stack featuring edge intelligence.
  • Ultra 96: Exclusive to Newark, a platform to simplify machine learning, Ultra96 is an Arm-based Xilinx Zynq UltraScale MPSoc development board based on the Linaro 96 board specification.

“As AI technology is still at a relatively early stage in terms of its potential applications and market penetration, the scope is wide open for customers to explore various possibilities and develop new products and ideas,” said Cliff Ortmeyer, Global Head of Technology Product Marketing and Solutions Development at Newark. “Our new AI technology pages provide a valuable resource that users and developers can use as a starting point for their designs.”

AI technology pages and can be found on the Newark website in North America, Farnell website in EMEA and element14 website in Asia Pacific.