The ‘World’s Most Powerful AI Processor,’ Huawei Ascend 910 Has Launched

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The world’s most powerful artificial intelligence (AI) processor, the Ascend 910 has been launched last Friday by the Chinese technology giant Huawei. Not only Ascend 910, though, the Chinese technology giant also launched the all-scenario AI computing framework called MindSpore. The 10 version of Ascend is the company’s new AI processor from the Ascend-Max chipsets series. And they stated that they were planning the processor’s specifications since the 2018 flagship event, Huawei Connect. And after a year of processing the development, results in the fastest processor in the world. According to the manufacturer, the processor will also deliver a low level of battery consumption as they planned.

“We have been making steady progress since we announced our AI strategy in October 2018. Everything is moving forward according to plan, from R&D to product launch.

We promised a full-stack, all-scenario AI portfolio and today we delivered, with the release of Ascend 910 and MindSpore. This also marks a new stage in Huawei’s AI strategy,” said Eric Xu, Rotating Chairman, Huawei.

Not only it is going to be the fastest processor ever, but the maximum power consumption of the chip is 310W, which is much lower than (350W). The company also announced that they are going to continue investing in AI processors to deliver entirely sufficient, affordable, and powerful computing that provides incredible performance on-vehicle computing, edge computing for autonomous driving and training, etc.

Across all devices and platforms, it provides excellent performance and co-operation. Moreover, its “AI Algorithm As Code” design concept helps the developers in creating smart applications more quickly with easy training. As per the business benefits, it provides 50 percent more efficient than the leading frameworks on the market.

MindSpore will go open source in the first quarter of 2020. We want to drive broader AI adoption and help developers do what they do best.“: said Xu towards Huawei’s commitment.

Mark Farthing
Mark was born in Portland and has lived there for most of his life, except for three years of college in New York. He has a degree in International Business and works as an account manager for a well-renowned tech firm in Portland. He's always had a knack for writing and has published several guest articles in magazines, so putting his passion for writing and technology came pretty easy to him. He is very close to his family and when he's not working, they spend their weekends either travelling or spending time together at home.

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