Intel discloses its first AI chip Springhill
Intel this week launched an artificial intelligence processor called Nervana NNP-I or ‘Spring Hill’ this, latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers.
Intel said that, it is based on processor that will allow it to cope with high workloads using minimal amounts of energy; it also said that this processor also offers programmability with high intensity without compromising on performance to power efficiency.
It’s been renowned that Facebook is already using this product.
Naveen Rao, general manager of Intel’s artificial intelligence products group said that “In order to reach a future situation of ‘AI everywhere’, we have to deal with huge amounts of data generated and make sure organizations are equipped with what they need to make effective use of the data and process them where they are collected… These computers need acceleration for complex AI applications.”