Intel reported it is ending support for its Nervana NNP line in favor of setting up out processors developed on technological know-how from Habana Labs, the AI processor seller it obtained in December for $two billion.
The tech seller reported it designs to deliver on present buyer commitments for the Intel NNP-I inference accelerator, and conclusion development of the Intel NNP-T, a processor made for AI schooling. Intel declined to comment over and above sending a organized statement.
The new development in the Intel AI hardware roadmap exhibits Intel’s need to catch up in the AI processor industry, reported Peter Rutten, research director of infrastructure techniques, platforms and technologies at IDC.
Intel competes from Nvidia, AMD and a quantity of startups in the AI hardware place, with new distributors appearing commonly.
“I was anticipating some streamlining considering that the acquisition of Habana resulted in overlap in between the Habana and