On 08 January 2018, Toshiba Client Solutions announced the release of dynaEdge, a high-performance Windows 10 based mobile edge computing device that is certified for Microsoft Azure IoT services to provide a next-generation Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge platform.
According to Toshiba, by using Azure Cognitive Services and Machine Learning, Toshiba’s dynaEdge enables workers in the field to intuitively access and improve centralised resources, making it an ideal device for remote maintenance, production lines and other industrial solutions. The integration of Skype for Business also provides a seamless interface between workers and remote experts for an immediate assistance and optimum efficiency.
“We are thrilled that Toshiba is enabling intelligent cloud and intelligent edge solutions by bringing the innovative dynaEdge to market,” said Ruston Panabaker, Vice President, IoT Solutions, Microsoft. “Solutions that leverage intelligent edge devices like dynaEdge and Azure IoT services will help industrial organisations realise operational efficiencies, engage customers in new ways and take advantage of new business opportunities.”
“Toshiba is very excited to partner with Microsoft to create a truly innovative intelligent edge and cloud platform designed to meet the needs of fast changing industries,” said Norimasa Nakamura, Executive Officer, Vice President and General Manager, Client Solutions Division, Toshiba Client Solutions Co., Ltd.
Toshiba did not reveal an exact date of the roll out but it did reveal that it plans to roll out the Azure certified dynaEdge in the near future.