Huawei introduced Ascend 910 AI processor and Mindspore framework

Huawei held an official presentation at which it presented products for the creation sector.

AI technologies and machine learning.

What is it

The first product is a specialized serverAscend 910 AI processor for cloud computing. Its performance reaches 256 TFLOPS for floating point operations and 512 TFLOPS for integer precision calculations.

The Ascend 910's maximum power consumption is 310 W.


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Huawei representatives say that their processor can train neural networks in minutes and “has more computing power than any other AI processor in the world.”

The second product is Mindspore.This is an artificial intelligence-based application development framework designed to work with the Ascend 910. This framework has 20% fewer lines of main code compared to similar solutions (again, according to the manufacturer).


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Mindspore, which is open source, will be available in the first quarter of 2020 and will help Huawei accelerate the adoption of AI technologies.