ADLINK Ampere Altra: the most efficient solution for the industrial world

The ADLINK Ampere Altra is a powerful edge computing platform that offers a unique combination of performance, power efficiency, and scalability. It is based on the Ampere Altra System-on-a-Chip (SoC), which features up to 128 Arm Neoverse N1 cores and supports up to 768GB of DDR4 memory. With the Ampere Altra Development Platform as one of the first to be certified as Arm SystemReady SR, this means that it is pre-validated for running generic off-the-shelf OSes and consequent software layers at the edge.

The ADLINK Ampere Altra is well-suited for a wide range of applications in industries such as medical, automotive, and robotics. The following are a few examples: 

Medical

  • Medical imaging: The ADLINK Ampere Altra can be used to power high-resolution medical imaging devices, such as MRI scanners and CT scanners. Its high performance and power efficiency also makes it ideal for use in mobile and portable medical devices.
  • Surgical robotics: It can also be used to power surgical robots. Its low latency and high reliability make it reliable for performing complex surgical procedures.
  • Telemedicine: The ADLINK Ampere Altra can also power telemedicine systems. Its high bandwidth and low latency make it well-suited for streaming real-time video and audio between patients and doctors.

 

Ampere Altra provide solution on surgical robotic system.

Robotics

  • Industrial robots: The ADLINK Ampere Altra can be used to power industrial robots. Its high performance and reliability make it ideal for running complex robotic tasks, such as manufacturing and assembly.
  • Collaborative robots: It can also power collaborative robots. Its low latency and high reliability make it highly reliable for working safely alongside workers.
  • Service robots: The ADLINK Ampere Altra can power service robots, such as delivery and cleaning robots. Its high performance and power efficiency make it ideal for use in mobile and portable robotic devices.

 

Ampere Altra improves industrial robotic technology.

Automotive

  • Autonomous driving: The ADLINK Ampere Altra is well-suited for powering autonomous driving systems. Its high performance and low latency make it your perfect solution for running complex machine learning algorithms in real time.
  • Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS): It can also power ADAS systems, such as lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control.
  • In-vehicle infotainment (IVI): The ADLINK Ampere Altra can easily power IVI systems. Its high performance and graphics capabilities make it more than capable for running demanding graphics-oriented applications, such as navigation and gaming.
  • Building software structure for autonomous driving: The Arm SystemReady SR ADLINK Ampere Altra Development Platform (AADP) has been used to power Open AD Kit, a comprehensive software framework for autonomous driving by Autoware Foundation, which relies on the performance, reliability, and deployment-readiness brought by AADP
Ampere Altra on autonomous driving systems.

Here are some of the benefits of powering proof of concept and designs for autonomous driving with ADLINK Ampere Altra:

  • High performance: The ADLINK Ampere Altra is a powerful edge computing platform that can easily handle the demanding requirements of autonomous driving. This means that related platforms and software structure can run smoothly and efficiently on the ADLINK Ampere Altra, even in complex and challenging driving environments.
  • Reliability: The ADLINK Ampere Altra is designed to provide topnotch reliable, even in harsh environments. This makes it ideal for use in autonomous driving applications, where reliability is critical.
  • Scalability: The ADLINK Ampere Altra is a scalable platform that can be configured to meet the specific needs of different autonomous driving applications. This makes it well-suited for various autonomous driving blueprints, from small passenger cars to large trucks and buses.
  • Open source: ADLINK Ampere Altra are built with open-source platforms in mind. This means that they can be easily used, modified, and transferred to future generations, with a large community of developers who can provide support and assistance at ease 24-7.
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