Somerville, MA – May 10, 2018 – VIA, a leader in solving energy industry problems using artificial intelligence and blockchain, is thrilled to announce that it has joined the NVIDIA Inception program, which is designed to nurture startups revolutionizing industries with advancements in AI and data sciences. This will support VIA’s AI solution and further develop its blockchain application through the use of GPUs.
“VIA is excited to be a part of the NVIDIA Inception Program. Simply put, AI would not be where it is today if it were not for the acceleration provided by GPUs. Blockchain applications, such as VIA’s Trusted Analytics Chain (TAC), will also require the type of computing power NVIDIA GPUs deliver and we are enthusiastic about adopting this technology in our development process,” said Jeremy Taylor, Chief Scientific Officer at VIA.
NVIDIA’s Inception program is a virtual accelerator program that helps startups during critical stages of product development, prototyping, and deployment. Every Inception member gets a custom set of ongoing benefits, from hardware grants and marketing support to training with deep learning experts.
VIA helps energy companies across the globe realize the value of their data through AI and blockchain. Since 2016, the company has worked with the world’s largest utilities and government agencies on AI initiatives like predictive maintenance and contingency planning. VIA has developed a blockchain-based application, Trusted Analytics Chain (TAC) to help energy companies reduce the burden of preparing and sharing their data. TAC (patent pending) is the bridge that securely connects power company data, distributed across many locations, to potential AI solutions. Headquartered in Somerville, Massachusetts, VIA has been featured in Wired and Inc. Magazine for its leadership in technology innovation. For more information, please visit www.solvewithVIA.com.