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Intel's ultra-efficient AI chips can power prosthetics and self-driving cars

Intel's ultra-efficient AI chips can power prosthetics and self-driving cars

Even though the whole 5G smartphone thing didn't work out , Intel is still working on hard on its Loihi "neuromorphic" deep-learning chips, modeled after the human brain. Now, it has unveiled a new system, code-named Pohoiki Beach, made up of 64 Loihi chips and 8 million so-called neurons. It's capable of crunching AI algorithms up to 1,000 faster and 10,000 times more efficiently than regular CPUs for use with autonomous driving, electronic robot skin, prosthetic limbs and more.