Google, Movidius to Bring Deep Learning to Mobile Devices

Movidius on Wednesday announced that it’s working with Google to put deep learning on mobile devices. Google will source Movidius’ latest flagship chip — the MA2450 — and software development environment, and will contribute to Movidius’ neural network technology road map in return. That could result in smartphones and other mobile devices that will be able to understand images and audio swiftly and accurately. The Movidius Technology The MA2450 is the most powerful iteration of Movidius’ Myriad 2 vision processor unit, which the company said is the only commercial solution available to perform complex neural network computations. The Myriad 2 is the first always-on vision processor, Movidius said. It has a programmable architecture and comes with the Myriad Development Kit, or MDK, which includes a software development framework.…


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