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In the “Year of the Pig” – Here’s Facial Recognition for Pigs

China’s endeavours in using facial recognition for the surveillance of its populace is well documented, as is the fact that the country boasts the…

speech recognition

Syntiant’s Speech Recognition Chip Certified for Alexa

Syntiant, an AI chip start-up based in Irvine, California, received the news on August 7 that its Neural Decision Processors (NDP), NDP100 and NDP…

Google I/O 2019 – AI Prowess & Hardware Ambition Expands

The annual Google developer conference, Google I/O 2019, just concluded in Mountain View, California. Google CEO Sundar Pichai highlighted that the…

Qualcomm AI Day 2019

Qualcomm Enters Data Center Inference Market with AI Cloud 100 Family

Qualcomm's AI Day came with a slew of new launches and announcements, all focused on expanding the company’s reach and AI strategy. Among other…

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Taiwan is Key to Google’s Smartphone, IoT, AI, and Data Center Ambitions

With the announcement of a new office situated in T-Park in New Taipei City, Google continues to expand its presence in Taiwan. The new workplace,…

New Phone, New Logo: Honor View 20 International Launch

Honor has now launched the View 20 in international markets. It chose to conduct the launch in Paris, France – heart of the European fashion industry…

CES 2019 Day 1 Highlights

Counterpoint Analysts are attending the CES Event 2019 in Las Vegas to meet companies and gain latest technological insights. Here is a look at the…

MediaTek in 2018 – Shifting to a Positive Track

Smartphone and growth products are 70%+ revenue MediaTek is likely to wrap-up 2018 with flat revenue over the previous 2017 at about NT$235 billion…

Huawei Kirin 980: First Look

In the world of mobile SoCs, the heavyweight players from a market share point of view are all providers of merchant solutions. The standout leader…

Apple to drive native AI adoption in Smartphones

One in three smartphones to be shipped in 2020 will natively embed machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities at the chipset…

CES 2017-Day 1: highlights

Alexa is stealing the show Amazon’s Alexa is everywhere at CES 2017: China’s Huawei has added Alexa to its flagship Mate 9 smartphone; LG has put…

Run-up to CES 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) gets under way on 5th of January. We have a team of analysts present at the event meeting with tech companies…