Qualcomm Technologies announced that it is bringing the Company’s artificial intelligence (AI) expertise to the cloud with the Qualcomms Cloud AI 100. Built from the ground up to meet the explosive demand for AI inference processing in the cloud, the Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 utilizes the Company’s heritage in advanced signal processing and power efficiency. With this introduction, Qualcomm Technologies facilitates distributed intelligence from the cloud to the client edge and all points in between.
In addition, Qualcomm Technologies is supporting developers with a full stack of tools and frameworks for each of our cloud-to-edge AI solutions. Facilitating the development of the ecosystem in this distributed AI model will help enhance a myriad of potential experiences for the end-user, including personal assistants for natural language processing and translations, advanced image search, and personalized content and recommendations.
The Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 offers:
- More than 10x performance per watt over the industry’s most advanced AI inference solutions deployed today
- An all new, highly efficient chip specifically designed for processing AI inference workloads
- 7nm process node bringing further performance and power advantages
- Available support for industry leading software stacks, including PyTorch, Glow, TensorFlow, Keras, and ONNX
The Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 is expected to begin sampling to customers in 2H 2019.