Intel is collaborating with Facebook to develop AI chip


Renowned processor manufacturer Intel is working with social media giant Facebook to create Artificial Intelligence or AI chip.

New Intel AI chip will be developed in the collaboration with Facebook. However, Intel revealed the news at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. They said that they are working with Facebook to develop the new artificial intelligence chip in the last 6 months of 2019.

New Intel AI chip is the part of company’s policy to take a lead in the fast growing segment of artificial intelligence computing market. However, they will face the tough competition from another chips by’s Amazon Web Services unit and Nvidia.

The new chip will help with what researchers believe as interference. That is the process of taking AI algorithm and later putting it to the use. One of its example is friends tagging in photos automatically.

In machine learning interference, Intel processors are dominating the market. However, industry analysts believe that they will be worth $11.8 billion at the end of 2021.


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