Google and Movidius partner to develop the next generation of machine-learning technology

Patrick O’Rourke January 27, 2016 4:02pm Google revealed today that it has plans to start licensing the Myriad 2 family of VPU microchips from Movidius. The tiny microchip, which features 12 cores, specializes in low power, advanced computer vision processing, and will likely be utilized in Google’s fast growing list of devices that take advantage of machine learning technology. Computer vision is the ability for devices to interpret the data around them. For example, a computer could look at a number of animals and automatically categorize them into individual species. Machine learning consists of actions we do on a daily basis as humans, but often take for granted. In this case, these actions are being performed by a machine. In a video announcing the partnership with Movidus, Google’s…


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