We are now over two years into the global chip shortage, which has directly affected more than 169 industries. Many of the integrated circuits needed to produce everything from automobiles to computers, and even the graphics cards that are so important to machine learning, are very difficult to come by. Several factors have contributed to this present state of affairs, and it is not certain when supply and demand will return to normal levels and alleviate the problems we are experiencing. Until that time comes, we will have to make do with the supply of chips that is available. One area worth exploring that may at least help reduce some of the pressures industry is experiencing is reducing waste.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.edgeimpulse.com/blog/you-wont-be-shocked-by-this-esd-protection-using-computer-vision