DSP, Micros & Memory


Micron and Continental accelerate automotive machine learning

25 March 2020 DSP, Micros & Memory

Micron Technology, together with technology company Continental, announced plans to enter into a collaboration agreement to explore and adapt Micron’s deep learning accelerator for next-generation machine learning automotive applications. This agreement brings together two world leaders in the automotive and memory markets to advance machine learning to meet the extreme memory requirements of modern vehicles.

Automobile infotainment, communications, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and powertrain control systems are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Continental and Micron will work together to develop an application-specific version of Micron’s deep learning accelerator (DLA) technology – designed to be flexible and scalable while delivering the low power and high performance needed to support industry-standard programming models.

Continental is known for its long history of bringing innovative technologies to the automotive market. The company envisions deploying deep learning solutions in areas such as ADAS advanced development, in-cabin monitoring and other connected and autonomous mobility solutions.

Building on its memory and storage leadership, Micron integrates compute, memory, tools and software into a comprehensive artificial intelligence (AI) development platform with its DLA technology. Micron and Continental will leverage this platform to explore innovative memory optimised for AI workloads, including deep learning solutions for data analytics, particularly targeted toward the Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing.


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