AI chipmaker Hailo has partnered with KAGA FEI America, Inc. (KFAI), a leading global semiconductor distributor, to promote and support Hailo’s products in North America. According to a statement by the two companies, KFAI will enable Hailo to extend its reach to more customers across the region, impacting sectors such as smart retail, smart cities, smart homes, industry 4.0, and beyond.
The Hailo-8 AI chip delivers unprecedented performance to edge devices. Featuring up to 26 Tera Operations Per Second (TOPS), the module is built with an innovative architecture that enables edge devices to run sophisticated Deep Learning applications that could previously only run on the cloud. Hailo-8’s advanced structure translates into higher performance, lower power, and minimal latency, enabling enhanced privacy and better reliability for smart devices operating at the edge.
“KAGA FEI’s logistical expertise will significantly strengthen our presence in North America, where demand for Edge AI solutions continues to rise,” said Orr Danon, CEO of Hailo. “We are confident that KAGA FEI’s distribution channels and strong relations with customers will accelerate our expansion in the region. Our unique edge processing and acceleration solutions are a gamechanger for enterprises in many industries, and KAGA FEI will help us with customers both old and new in need of robust AI solutions at the edge.”
The agreement aims to helps Hailo strengthen partnerships with existing customers in North America, while enhancing its sales channels to expand into other markets. Hailo will continue offering its product line to customers.
“We are excited to partner with a top artificial intelligence company in the edge space like Hailo, as we see huge potential for their innovative AI solutions,” said Toyohisa Hoshino, President and CEO of KFAI. “Our experience in guiding customers in new technology adoption and demand creation, coupled with Hailo’s powerful AI solutions, will bring significant value to customers across the region.”