BUSINESS KOREA | Samsung Electronics Betting on Neural Processing Unit


Published: 19Jun2019

Samsung Electronics has unveiled a plan to develop a neural processing unit (NPU), an artificial intelligence-based semiconductor that resembles a human brain, as part of its efforts to become the global leader in system semiconductors by 2030.

In May, Samsung Electronics relocated its Montreal AI Lab to the Canadian Mila Research Institute, a world-class institute specializing in deep learning, and collaborated with researchers at Montreal University and McGill University, including world-renowned researcher Professor Yoshua Benjio.

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