The Azure cloud platform is more than 200 products and cloud services designed to help you bring new solutions to life—to solve today’s challenges and create the future. Build, run, and manage applications across multiple clouds, on-premises, and at the edge, with the tools and frameworks of your choice.
Microsoft Azure is AiFi’s cloud service provider of choice creating flexibility and infrastructure optimization for stores.
Fast, remote data access and retail space savings are just some of the benefits Azure provides for autonomous stores.
Verizon Communications was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services.
Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $133.6 billion in 2021. The company offers voice, data and video services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.
AiFi uses Verizon’s 5G network to power NanoStore deployments and deliver a bundled solution that is easily deployed at any indoor or outdoor location.
The addition of Verizon’s MEC (Mobile Edge Computing) eliminates the need for traditional servers which reduce hardware and maintenance costs by 60% compared to other autonomous shopping solutions.
Founded in 2000, Qualcomm Ventures is a corporate venture capital fund with over 150 active portfolio companies and more than 20 exits over a billion dollars, including 99 Taxis, Cruise Automation, Fitbit, Invensense, NQ Mobile, Waze and more. As a global investor, Qualcomm Ventures helps connect entrepreneurs to the resources, relationships and deep industry expertise they need to succeed in the mobile technology ecosystem. The group is focused on early to late stage investments in mobile/wireless sector with strong interests in 5G, IoT, Connected Automotive, AI, Consumer and Enterprise & Cloud.
Launched in 2016, HP Tech Ventures is the venture capital arm of HP Inc. Operating across teams in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv, HP Tech Ventures is fostering an ecosystem of innovation and reinvention that will define tomorrow’s world and experiences. HP Tech Ventures is pursuing strategic investments and partnerships with innovative start-ups in disruptive technology areas.
Since its founding in 1993, NVIDIA has been a pioneer in accelerated computing. The company’s invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined computer graphics, ignited the era of modern AI and is fueling the creation of the metaverse. NVIDIA is now a full-stack computing company with data-center-scale offerings that are reshaping industry.
Qualcomm Ventures, HP Tech Ventures, and Nvidia are some of the key strategic partners and investors supporting AiFi in it’s mission as it works to make the retail space autonomous.