Tenstorrent Selects Blue Cheetah Chiplet Interconnect IP for AI and RISC-V Solutions

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 6, 2024 — Tenstorrent and Blue Cheetah Analog Design today announced that Tenstorrent has licensed Blue Cheetah’s die-to-die interconnect IP for its AI and RISC-V chiplet solutions.  By selecting Blue Cheetah, Tenstorrent aims to accelerate its own as well as its customers’ and partners’ development of chiplet-based AI and RISC-V solutions. “Blue […]

Tenstorrent Selects Arteris IP for HPC RISC-V Chiplets

CAMPBELL, Calif. – May 2, 2023 – Arteris, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIP), a  provider of system IP designed to accelerate system-on-chip (SoC) creation, today announced that Tenstorrent, the Toronto-based AI chip startup, has licensed Ncore and FlexNoC interconnect IP for its AI chiplet systems. According to Arteris, the flexible network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect meets the demanding time-to-market […]

Report: Former Intel Exec Koduri, Now at Generative AI Start-up, in Acquisition Talks with Indian Data Center Operator

Raja Koduri, the former senior Intel architect who led the company’s accelerated computing and graphics chip efforts, is in acquisition discussions with a major data center operator in India for the generative AI software company Koduri joined after leaving Intel in March. According to a Reuters story, Koduri’s still unnamed startup could partner or acquire […]

Arm Veteran Matthew Mattina Joins Tenstorrent as VP of Machine Learning

Toronto — Feb. 8, 2022 — The same day Nvidia dropped its attempt to acquire Arm, Arm’s senior director of its Machine Learning Research Lab, Matthew Mattina, announced he is joining Toronto-based AI hardware startup Tenstorrent. It was more than a year ago that Tenstorrent hired chip designer Jim Keller, formerly with Intel, Apple and […]

Intel-Apple-AMD-Tesla Chip Architect Jim Keller Joins AI Startup Tenstorrent

Jim Keller, one of the leading names in HPC, AI and data center chip architecture, has landed at a Toronto hardware startup developing AI chips after a two-year stint at Intel that ended “for personal reasons,” according to the company, last June. Keller has been named president, chief technology officer and a board member of Tenstorrent, which said in its announcement that Keller “will lead Tenstorrent’s efforts to be the hardware solution needed to address Software 2.0….

Tenstorrent Ships Grayskull High Performance AI Processor

Canadian startup Tenstorrent has launched its new Grayskull high performance AI processor. According to the company, Grayskull provides a substantial performance and power efficiency advantage over all existing inference solutions to date, and enables machine learning platforms that offer multiple levels of inference performance compared to all other inference solutions, in a cost effective manner. “Grayskull delivers significant baseline performance improvements on today’s most widely used machine learning models, like BERT, ResNet-50 and others, while opening up orders of magnitude gains using conditional execution on both current models and future ones optimized for this approach.”