High performance semiconductor IP vendor, NSITEXE Inc, is Denso subsidiary company, CEO Yukihide Niimi announced that the relationship with Blaize (ex ThinCI) was going to be enforced and be expanded to sales and technical support.
Since the establishment of NSITEXE in Sept 2017, we have looked at Blaize that is US startup company, has AI key technology and has been working together to make a proof of DFP*1 that is attracted the attention as 3rd processor next to CPU*2 ,GPU*3 and NSITEXE invested to Blaize in 2018. *4
We started to develop own DFP architecture DR1000C and has released out for embedded & automotive in January ,2020. This DFP supports the parallel execution for offloads high effort task required automotive control microprocessor, achieves low power and support ASIL D of functional safety ISO 26262. *5
The AI processor chip and related systems developed by Blaize are expected to be deployed into edge AI computing, enterprise AI, mobility and smart vision applications.
NSITEXE will sell not only Blaize product, but also technical support powered by NSITEXE and NSITEXE own products.
Blaize CEO Dinakar Munagala comments:
“We are pleased that NSITEXE will be selling Blaize Edge AI products and look forward to a closer relationship with deep cooperation to serve the Japan market. Our GSP computing architecture and Edge AI products are ideal for many applications and industries in Japan, and we are ready to support NSITEXE as they grow this market.”
NSITEXE will conduct sales of Blaize products in Japan and will organize supply chain management with local sales agency to build smooth delivery system
Please visit to our web site https://www.nsitexe.com/en/ and request from “Contact” form.
*1 : Data Flow Processor
*2 : Central Processing Unit
*3 : Graphics Processing Unit
*4 : DENSO Leads $65 Million Series C Funding Round in ThinCI to Make Autonomous Cars a Reality
URL : https://www.denso.com/global/en/news/newsroom/2018/20180906-g01/
*5 : NSITEXE Releases the First DFP Product “DR1000C”
URL : https://www.nsitexe.com/en/news/archives/676