SensiML Integrates Google’s TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers


SensiML™ Corporation, a leading developer of AI tools for building intelligent IoT endpoints, announced that its SensiML Analytics Toolkit now seamlessly integrates with Google’s TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers. Developers working with Google’s TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers open source neural network inference engine now have the option to leverage SensiML’s powerful automated data labeling and preprocessing capabilities to reduce dataset errors, build more efficient edge models, and do so more quickly.

Following the standardized workflow within the SensiML model building pipeline, developers can collect and label data using the SensiML Data Capture Lab, create data pre-processing and feature engineering pipelines using the SensiML Analytics Studio, and perform classification using TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers. The net result is a state-of-the-art toolkit for  developing smart sensor algorithms capable of running on low power IoT endpoint devices.

TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers is a version of TensorFlow Lite from Google, which has been specifically designed to implement machine learning models on microcontrollers and other memory-limited devices. SensiML, via its SensiML Analytics Toolkit, delivers the easiest and most transparent set of developer tools for the creation and deployment of edge AI sensor algorithms for IoT devices. Compact Fanless Embedded Device Provides Exceptional Performance and Value for IoT, Call Center and Medical Apps

“Without high-quality datasets, it is difficult to train models that can perform reliably in production. We talk a lot about how critical datasets are to building sensor-based edge AI applications, but currently don’t have a good solution for creating them,” said Pete Warden technical lead of Google’s TensorFlow Mobile Team. “SensiML’s Data Capture Lab fills this gap in the industry by providing tools to quickly collect and annotate high-quality sensor datasets.”

“The integration with SensiML Analytics Studio and Google’s TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers provides a nice end-to-end workflow for creating IoT edge models on embedded devices,” said Ian Nappier, TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers product manager at Google.

“TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers is an industry-leading framework for running neural network models on embedded devices,” said Chris Rogers, chief executive officer of SensiML.  “SensiML’s end-to-end workflow automates the tedious and error-prone data cleansing and labeling process as well as preprocessing and feature extraction providing a powerful new capability for TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers users to improve performance and productivity for their edge AI projects.”


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