Kairali AI Chip

Kairali AI Chip


Digital University Kerala introduces the state’s first silicon-proven artificial intelligence (AI) chip, named Kairali AI Chip.

Key highlights:

  • The chip offers unique features, emphasizing speed, power efficiency, and scalability, making it applicable across various sectors.
  • Kairali AI Chip focuses on edge intelligence, catering to industries like agriculture, aerospace, mobile phones, automobiles, drones, and security.
  • Designed by a team led by Dean (Academics) Alex P. James at the AI Chip Centre of Digital University Kerala, the chip signifies the university’s excellence in technological research.
  • The chip’s applications include revolutionizing precision farming, enhancing features in mobile phones, and providing crucial computing power for autonomous vehicles.
  • Kairali AI Chip’s potential extends to facilitating real-time monitoring, language translation, image processing, and edge computing for applications like facial recognition and security analytics.

The Kairali AI Chip offers diverse applications:

  • The chip provides real-time monitoring of crop health, soil conditions, and environmental factors. This enhances resource optimization and improves crop yields.
  • It augments unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and satellites by providing advanced processing power for navigation, data collection, and real-time decision-making with minimal power consumption.
  • It also improves the navigation and decision-making capabilities of drones, applicable in delivery services and environmental monitoring.
  • Enhancing smartphone efficiency, the chip enables advanced features like real-time language translation, improved image processing, and AI-powered personal assistants.
  • Considered a game-changer for autonomous vehicles, the chip provides essential computing power for real-time processing of sensory information, ensuring safe and efficient autonomous driving.
  • Leveraging its edge computing capability, the chip enables faster and more efficient facial recognition algorithms, threat detection, and real-time analytics.