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.
Ben Bajarin is a Principal Analyst and the head of primary research at Creative Strategies, Inc - An industry analysis, market intelligence and research firm located in Silicon Valley. His primary focus is consumer technology and market trend research and he is responsible for studying over 30 countries. Full Bio View all posts by Ben Bajarin