Loft Orbital to work with US Space Force on satellite ‘Edge computing’ capabilities

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Loft Orbital is working to develop a processor that can provide on-board Edge computing capabilities to military satellites in orbit.The California-based company has been awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract by the Space Force’s AFWERX program. The contract will provide funding to support development of a ‘high-performance, reprogrammable onboard Edge computing environment.’The onboard processor Loft Orbital is working on will support customer and third party “massless payloads” onboard; providing an environment to host applications for applications requiring Edge computing such as sensor data processing, mission autonomy, satellite self-protection, telemetry data processing. The company is also working to develop a machine learning software package to autonomously detect, identify and mitigate cyber...

PerkinElmer expands computing capabilities for biological drug discovery

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Through its propriority Signals ™ platform enables Interfaces with Geneious Prime and SnapGene software will help significantly reduce research cycle times and accelerate biologics and vaccine development PerkinElmer, Inc., has announced that its Signals ™ computing platform for documentation, workflow and decision making is expanding to take advantage of existing capabilities in the biological drug discovery area. This breakthrough comes from collaboration with Insightful Science, a software company focused on the global life sciences community. Through this alliance, pharmaceutical and academic research teams can unite the power of the PerkinElmer Signals ™ platform with leading solutions from Insightful Science's bioinformatics division. This includes the popular SnapGene and Geneious...

The many use-cases for emerging technologies all depend on viable edge computing capabilities.

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Source: Dell Technologies The Dell Technologies range of solutions is making edge-based deployment a reality for organizations worldwide. The unprecedented events of 2020 have put the spotlight on changing consumer and business behavior as well as the imperative for digital transformation across all industries. Over the past year, in many ways, the changes we have seen in how we work and the ways in which industry and commerce have had to adapt at speed, have accelerated the urgency for digital transformation. The need for high performance, low latency and network connectivity out to the edge has never been greater. Across the industry, edge computing is validated as one of the key enablers of digital change. In its Top 10 Technology Trends of the 4th Industrial Revolution, Forbes1 magazine...