Highly scalable fabric IP is key to accelerating machine learning
CAMPBELL, Calif. — April 18, 2017 — ArterisIP, the innovative supplier of silicon-proven commercial system-on-chip (SoC) interconnect IP, today announced that Cambricon has licensed Arteris FlexNoC interconnect IP for use as the backbone interconnect of their revolutionary machine learning SoC.
Cambricon is a startup company focusing on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Targeting all AI markets, Cambricon products can be applied to mobile phones, surveillance cameras, high performance servers, and autonomous driving. Enabling neural network processing efficiency and capacity improvements, Cambricon technology drastically improves the processing of deep learning algorithms for all end markets and devices.
“After a rigorous evaluation of nearly all commercial solutions, we determined that Arteris FlexNoC interconnect IP was the only NoC technology that would meet all our requirements.” said Dr. Daofu Liu, Vice President at Cambricon. “The Arteris IP is easy to configure and has been proven in many silicon chips, which allows us to reduce development time and manage project risk.”
“Arteris is honored to be chosen to support Cambricon in pushing the technical state-of-the-art of neural network processing,” said K. Charles Janac, President and CEO of Arteris. “Both our technologies are foundational to the advancement of machine learning processing that drives evolving capabilities in areas utilizing artificial intelligence.”
ArterisIP provides system-on-chip (SoC) interconnect IP to accelerate SoC semiconductor assembly for a wide range of applications from IoT to mobile phones, cameras, automobiles, SSD controllers and servers for customers such as Samsung, Huawei / HiSilicon, Mobileye, Altera (Intel), and Texas Instruments. ArterisIP products include the Ncore cache coherent and FlexNoC non-coherent interconnect IP, as well as optional Resilience Package (functional safety) and PIANO automated timing closure capabilities. Customer results obtained by using the ArterisIP product line include lower power, higher performance, more efficient design reuse and faster SoC development, leading to lower development and production costs. For more information, visit www.arteris.com.