Cadence has announced its new Palladium Z2 and Protium X2 "dynamic duo" systems. The Palladium and Protium products provide pre-silicon hardware and software testing for hardware companies.
The Intel OFS aims to increase the adoption of FPGAs in the industry by providing an open-source platform that enables code modularity and reusability when developing and deploying on FPGAs.
Intel's latest offering in its lineup of eASICs, the N5X boasts 50% lower core power and lower cost compared to FPGAs. It will be geared towards accelerating 5G, AI, cloud, and edge workloads.
Mispology's FPGA-based Zebra AI inference accelerator outperformed Nvidia A100, V100, Tesla T4, AWS Inferencia, Google TPUv3, and others, on the ResNet 50 architecture in ML inference efficiency.
Intel has announced that it is acquiring eASIC. With the purchase, Intel says it is acquiring a manufacturer of leading products and its world-class team. The deal will be finalised in Q3 2018.
Intel has announced the upcoming launch of a new class of processors and platform dedicated to AI, called Nervana. The company says it wants to achieve 100x speed increases compared to GPUs.
While CEO Brian Krzanich is trying to reassure investors and employees about Intel's bright future, the company seems to be trying a plethora of different things and seeing what sticks.
Intel, one of the largest chipmakers around, is buying one of its rivals, Altera. The latter was focused on specialized processors that are increasingly being used alongside traditional servers.