What matters most to enable the intelligent future, where every device has a massive amount of AI capabilities? In part 1, we outlined the trillions-of-synapses vision where integrating a cost-effective low-power processor into every device, with trillions of synapses instantly accessible and computable, is possible. This is a 100,000x step change in capabilities compared to today’s AI processors. In part 2, we...

The future of analog is here — and learning with us! Over three days in August, we launched an inaugural initiative to provide hands-on analog experience to 6-12th graders who are passionate about STEM and AI. Participants in our pilot program worked side-by-side with Mythic employees to grow their curiosity, learn about analog compute, and build a working product. Students...

One day computers will match the powerful synaptic capacity and incredibly fast recall of the human brain. Having hardware with the equivalent of 20 trillion synapses instantly accessible would revolutionize society as we know it, powering a whole host of new applications and industries we cannot even imagine today. In Part One of this series, we discussed how in order to meet...

Managing power consumption is one of the toughest challenges for designers of AI-enabled products and systems. Fans, coolers, large enclosures, power delivery, and big batteries can quickly drive up the size and cost of products and push desired product features out of the range of feasibility. Mythic Analog Matrix Processors (Mythic AMP™) are designed to solve this challenge, delivering significant...

Challenges of the High-End Edge AI Market At Mythic, we have pioneered analog compute for high-end edge AI applications. To answer the question “why analog compute?”, it is best to first understand the challenges Mythic is solving for our customers. Our customers are trying to solve immense technical challenges that take in huge amounts of sensor data and then compute...

We believe that AI has the potential to change the world in fundamental ways that exceed anything seen so far. To date, however, that potential has been restricted by the high cost and technical difficulty of AI development, limiting innovation to a few powerful and well-resourced companies. We take a completely new approach, creating AI-optimized chips that rely on analog...

We had a great presentation at Hot Chips 2018. In it, I discussed the motivation around our system and how it works. For those who were not able to attend, the slides are below with descriptions. There is also a video here. To understand why we made our system choices, we first start off by discussing what neural network calculations are...