Intel takes deep learning about business Nervana Systems

Aug

10

2016

ntel takes about Nervana Systems, a US start-up that specializes in artificial intelligence and deep learning. Intel wants to know that through the acquisition acquires improve its algorithms and hardware for artificial intelligence.

The takeover price was not disclosed, but an investor says to recode it comes to dollar 408 million. Which amounts to 367 million euros. According to Intel machine learning and deep learning the most important ways to improve artificial intelligence. The chip manufacturer has been making chips for such applications, such as the Xeon Phi processors.

The American jazz Nervana Systems was founded in 2014 and is according to Intel a forerunner when it comes to deep learning. The intellectual property and expertise Nervana should help Intel continue to improve algorithms. Intel says it will deploy the software knowledge Nervana to optimize the Intel Math Kernel Library and integrated into frameworks that are used in industry. During the Intel Developer Forum event which starts next week, Intel will pay more attention to the developments of artificial intelligence.

Intel announced in April a major reorganization. The PC market is shrinking, and to remain profitable, Intel wants to transform. The processor manufacturer deletes twelve thousand jobs and will focus more on growth markets, including deep learning.

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