ROHM recently announced its new AI accelerator chip BD15035 for edge-AI applications. The chip has an ultra-low-power 3-layer Neural Network and a high-performance 8-bit MCU core that only requires a few tens of milliwatts to function.
Nicla Sense ME is the first sensing solution from Arduino Pro. It integrates AI-enabled smart embedded sensors from Bosch Sensortech and can measure pressure, motion, magnetic field, temperature, humidity and air quality.
Conexio Technologies' Stratus is an open source LTE-M/NB-IoT Cellular-IoT development kit based around Nordic Semi nRF9160. Stratus can charge battery from solar power & comes with 500 MB global data plan. Stratus will be available on Crowd Supply.
Arduino Pro adds Portenta H7 Lite, a stripped down version of Portenta H7, without the high resolution video interface and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features. H7 Lite costs $31 less than H7, and is aimed at more affordable IoT and Industry 4.0 solutions.