Richardson RFPD Announces Distribution Agreement with Cartesiam

Richardson RFPD Announces Distribution Agreement with Cartesiam

Richardson RFPD to distribute Cartesiam’s machine learning for microcontrollers software solution


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February 25, 2020 – Geneva, III.: : Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Cartesiam, SAS.

Cartesiam is the market leader in artificial intelligence solutions for standard Cortex-M microcontrollers and has recently announced the availability of NanoEdge AI Studio, the first integrated development environment (IDE) that enables rapid and easy creation of machine learning algorithms for Arm Cortex-M microcontrollers.

“We are very pleased to continue to enrich our portfolio with advanced solutions,” said Rafael R. Salmi, Ph.D., Richardson RFPD’s president. “We believe that Cartesiam’s NanoEdge AI Studio is exactly the software solution that many of our customers need to build their first AI objects, and we look forward to assisting those efforts.”

“Richardson RFPD’s rich history of providing deep technical expertise matches perfectly with Cartesiam’s ambition to deliver the most exciting solutions in the industry,” said Marc Dupaquier, co-founder and general manager of Cartesiam. “Together, we provide design engineers with the ability to rapidly and seamlessly add machine learning capability to their existing and new objects, adding dramatic value and differentiation to their products.”

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About Cartesiam

Founded in 2016, Cartesiam is a software publisher whose mission is to develop artificial intelligence solutions on ubiquitous, low-cost, low-power microcontrollers. Cartesiam’s patented AI development platform, NanoEdge AI, enables cognitive functions (machine learning) on microcontrollers embedded in connected objects. Whatever the industry, Cartesiam brings immeasurable benefits to its customers involved in projects integrating microcontrollers: simplicity of deployment, secure environment, rich analysis and reduced power consumption. Co-founded by Marc Dupaquier, François de Rochebouët, Michel and Joël Rubino, Cartesiam’s R&D and corporate headquarters is located in Toulon, France, with business operations based in Paris and New York. For more information, visit

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