AI Acceleration On The Horizon?
We've had GPU's and audio accelerators for many years on the PC, and recently physics and consumer-level network processing units from Ageia and Bigfoot Networks have been in the news. And now there's a new accelerator generating some buzz, the Intia AI accelerator from AISeek. AI Acceleration was discussed at this year's GDC and the company seems to already have preliminary hardware:
Here is a quote taken from the AISeek website that somewhat illustrates the company's vision...
There are some demos and an FAQ posted up on the site for those seeking more information. The demos page in particular has some good explanations and descriptions as to what's happening in each demo video. This article, however, written by the CEO of AISeek (Uri Kareev) has some interesting information about the technology.