LAGUNA HILLS, Calif.—BrainChip Holdings, Ltd., reported that it welcomed design and technology services provider Tata Elxsi as a partner to its Essential AI ecosystem. BrainChip is a commercial producer of “ultra-low power, fully digital, event-based, neuromorphic AI IP,” the company said in a release.

Tata Elxsi is a global provider of design and technology services across a multitude of industries and markets. The company said in the release that it “helps some of the largest corporations in the world reimagine their products and services through design thinking and the application of digital technologies through next-generation AI solutions.”

According to the release, Tata Elxsi’s partnership with BrainChip will focus on driving Akida™ technology into medical devices and industrial applications by leveraging BrainChip’s fully digital, neuromorphic technology to provide intelligent, low-power solutions.

Akida’s fully customizable, scalable, event-based AI neural processor architecture and its small footprint are reported to boost the efficiency of various applications by orders of magnitude. Greater AI performance at the edge, independent from the cloud, unlocks the growth of the artificial intelligence of things (AIoT) market that is expected to be more than a trillion dollars by 2030, BrainChip said in the release.

“The combination of our user-centric design expertise with leading-edge technologies is key to helping enterprises reimagine their products and services to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs, and deliver new services to their customers,” said Manoj Raghavan, CEO and M.D. at Tata Elxsi, in the release. “This cannot be possible without our global ecosystem of partners. By partnering with BrainChip and implementing Akida technology into medical and industrial solutions, we are able to deliver innovative solutions at a faster time to market than otherwise possible.”

“BrainChip is very aligned with Tata Elxsi’s mission to innovate with leading edge technology and deliver compelling new products and services that improve customer experience and outcomes,” said Rob Telson, vice president of ecosystems and partnerships at BrainChip, in the release. “Our partnership with Tata Elxsi leverages Akida technology to transform applications and results in markets such as healthcare and industrial automation. We look forward to working with them to create new opportunities and drive growth.”