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Apple developing custom AI chip - report

Monday 29 May 2017 | 10:14 CET | News
Apple is the latest company to start developing a dedicated Artificial Intelligence (AI) processor, according to an unnamed source cited by Bloomberg. The chip, known internally as the Apple Neural Engine, will be used to assist devices for tasks such as facial and speech recognition. It would also allow Apple to improve battery performance by offloading tasks from the image signal processor and the graphics processing unit onto a dedicated module designed specifically for AI algorithms. Apple has already tested the chip in prototypes of future iPhones and will offer developers access to the

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