Unigroup Spreadtrum launches mobile chip platform to support AI apps

Thursday 17 May 2018 | 08:52 CET | News

Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA announced the launch of its first Octa-core LTE SoC chip supporting AI applications, Spreadtrum SC9863. This platform is aimed at the global mainstream market and is capable of achieving high-performance AI operations and applications to fully enhance the smart mobile experience, the company said in a press release.

As a highly-integrated LTE chip product, Spreadtrum SC9863 platform is based on a high-performance Octa-core 1.6 GHz Arm Cortex-A55 processor architecture. Compared with the Arm Cortex-A53, the performance of this next-generation processor is improved by 20 percent and AI processing power is increased by 6 times. Through its intelligent AI algorithm, Spreadtrum SC9863 can achieve real-time intelligent context detection and recognition, simultaneously enhancing the phone's ability to take smart photos and supporting the intelligent identification and classification of images in the photo gallery. In addition, Spreadtrum SC9863 supports face recognition technology based on deep neural networks, offering fast, accurate face authentication and protecting end users’ privacy and information security.

Spreadtrum SC9863 also brings major improvements to camera's processing capabilities and innovative applications. Spreadtrum SC9863 supports five-mode full-band LTE Category 7 (Cat 7) communication, as well as Carrier Aggregation and TDD/FDD hybrid networking, in addition to offering dual-card dual-VoLTE and VoWiFi functionality.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA
Countries: World
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