Artificial intelligence, which allows computers to learn and perform specific tasks such as image recognition and natural language processing, is loosely inspired by the human brain.
Huawei's DaVinci AI accelerators aim to serve everything from wearables to data centers, said an R&D engineer at Hot Chips.
Trials in London use facial recognition to get you your beer faster at the bar, but then also track you as you go home on the train.
As the FANGs design more and more of their own custom chips for AI, they're getting ahead of traditional semiconductor designers and manufacturers. Something's got to give.
Taiwan is not just trying to stimulate its AI startups, it's also plugging them into global accelerators and investors to help them scale up.
European research centers will leverage emerging memory technologies for edge AI chips.