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Arm Launches New Neoverse N1 and E1 Server Cores

Affirming their commitment to infrastructure, Arm is launching two new server-grade platforms – the Neoverse N1 and E1. The new platforms are designed to offer new Arm-based high-performance compute and high-throughput performance IP options.

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Cambricon Reaches for the Cloud With a Custom AI Accelerator, Talks 7nm IPs

Cambricon has announced their first high-performance and high-power AI accelerator for the data center in an effort to gain market share in the growing Chinese AI market.

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ISSCC 2018: Intel’s Self-Powered Intelligent IoT Edge Mote

A look at Intel’s tiny intelligent IoT edge mote operating at near-threshold voltage and harvesting solar energy for charging. Equipped with sensors and an SoC with hardware to accelerate convolutional neural networks (CNNs), the chip collects environmental sensory data and captures images which are classified on-chip and sent to a data center in order to improve and optimize agricultural fields.

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ISSCC 2018: MIT’s low-power hardware crypto RISC-V IoT processor

In recent years, IoT devices have been plagued with security issues. Memory and energy constraints of those low-power devices mean there is very little headroom for complex security implementations. At ISSCC 2018, a team of MIT researchers has attempted to address this problem with their low-power fully in-hardware crypto engine IoT RISC-V processor.

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The RISC-V momentum continues with the GAP8, a new IoT/AI Application Processor

The RISC-V momentum continues with the the launch of the GAP8, an IoT/AI ultra-low power application processor by GreenWaves, a France-based startup. The chip is designed for lengthy autonomous battery-powered edge/IoT inference operations.

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AMD launches EPYC Embedded 3000 and Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoCs

After covering the server and PC markets, AMD has ventured into the edge-computing and embedded market with their latest Zen microarchitecture with the launch of two low-power embedded microprocessor families.

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Intel launches the Xeon D-2100 series of low-power edge processors

Intel has launched the Xeon D-2100 series of microprocessors based on the Skylake server microarchitecture for networking, storage, IoT, and cloud edge servers.

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X-Gene 3 gets a second chance at Ampere with a new 32-core 16nm ARM processor

After being sold to Macom in 2016, the X-Gene 3 is getting a second chance at Ampere with their announcement of their new 32-core 16nm ARM microprocessor.

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Fujitsu launches a deep learning accelerator for industrial apps

Fujitsu launches a new deep learning accelerator PCIe card specifically for accelerating inference for edge computers for industrial equipment.

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