Karl Freund, Founder and Principal Analyst, Cambrian-AI Research LLC, writing for Forbes Enterprise Tech, published the roundup article: “Hot Chips Concludes An Amazing Lineup of AI Chip Companies.”

Freund writes:

  • “Esperanto, the startup that has been developing an AI chip using RISC-V for over 5 years, started by Dave Ditzel, and now led by CEO Art Swift, finally has real silicon. With an innovative architecture using over 1000 RISC-V cores, the company claims superior performance per watt over NVIDIA. My Take: This is very interesting. Let’s wait for production silicon, MLPerf, and more details on software. The ability to write kernels in C for a RISC core could be a winner.”

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