MADISON, Wis. — NovuMind, a Santa Clara, California-based startup founded in 2015 by Ren Wu, once a distinguished scientist from Baidu, Inc., is poised to reveal details of its debut AI chip, NovuTensor.
Wu told EE Times that NovuMind got the first samples back from GlobalFoundries earlier this month. Fabricated by using a “conservative” 28-nm CMOS process technology, the newborn NovuTensor is performing even better than he expected, said Wu.
By running ResNet-18 benchmark, Wu claimed that his team has confirmed that NovuTensor outperforms Nvidia’s Xavier chip in both throughput and latency.
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