Apple’s AI Chip

on August 10, 2017

Reports from Bloomberg suggest Apple is working on designing a new piece of silicon specifically for AI or more likely Machine Learning. Anyone tracking semiconductor trends could predict this since nearly every company working on AI/ML is using or designing a companion chip like a dedicated ASIC or FPGA for their AI efforts. At a fundamental level, these dedicated companion processors that are programmed for specific tasks are better suited for a range of tasks and AI is one of them.

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