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Deep Neural Networks Generate New Business Opportunities for Semiconductor Companies

Published: 20 October 2015

ID: G00289417

Analyst(s): Takashi Ogawa


Deep neural networks are increasingly popularized in the IT industry with prevailing applications. The prevalence of DNNs will enlarge the business chances for semiconductor vendors.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Practical usage of confirmed DNN technology will create new values for electronics equipment and generate new market opportunities for semiconductor vendors
  • The proliferation of DNN applications in electronics accelerates the hardware-to-software shift of product value, which will provoke a change in market dynamics and landscape for semiconductors and force semiconductor vendors to adapt to these changes
  • The advanced application of DNNs will require a high parallel computing chip and will stimulate demand for high-end semiconductors for heterogeneous computing, increasing the need for development and supply of high-performance GPU and HPC devices by leading-edge semiconductor vendors

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