(Taipei, Taiwan – May 24, 2022) As an industry leader in the edge AI field, AAEON is proud to announce that it has been honored with the Golden Award for the BOXER-8240AI at the COMPUTEX Best Choice Award; the ceremony for which will be held during the COMPUTEX TAIPEI exhibition, taking place from May 24th to 27th at Taipei’s Nangang Exhibition Hall. AAEON is honored that its work has been recognized with an award as prestigious as the Golden Award at the COMPUTEX Best Choice Award, with the institution being a mainstay in celebrating creativity and innovation in technology for 20 years.
COMPUTEX TAIPEI, Asia’s largest annual ICT exhibition, features industry leaders working to build global ecosystems to innovate in the technology space. For many years, the Best Choice Award has led the way in identifying products which show exceptional functionality, innovation, and market potential across a number of categories. AAEON’s BOXER-8240AI has been recognized as a standout in the Smart Retail Business Solution & IPC Embedded Products category, given its remarkable edge AI computing capabilities and vertical market suitability.
The BOXER-8240AI, which also won the Taiwan Excellence Award in 2022, is equipped with the NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Xavier™, featuring the NVIDIA Volta™ GPU, with 512 CUDA® cores and AI performance of up to 32 TOPS, alongside the 8-core ARM v8.2 64bit CPU. This combination delivers superior computing power in a compact, fanless edge solution. AAEON’s precise, compact Clamshell design allows developers to bring a wider range of applications to the edge with disassembly and module expansion made easy. Aided by its wide operating temperature, anti-shock, and anti-vibration features, the BOXER-8240AI is deployable in unstable and dynamic environments. This power, combined AAEON’s rugged hardware, enables the BOXER-8240AI to operate as an edge workstation, and easily handle Kubernetes Master in Scale.
What also stands out about the BOXER-8240AI is its unique I/O, with four PoE Gigabit Ethernet ports, 40-pin programmable GPIO and RS-485 ports, along with the expandability of having an M.2 2230 E-key slot, enabling Wi-Fi, and an M.2 2280 NVMe slot and SATA III (6.0 Gbps) to provide additional storage options. These components, alongside its pre-installed Linux OS and edge device mass management feature provide users with the platform to support aerospace, autonomous robotics, and healthcare instrument applications.