Alexa is about to get a lot snappier

Amazon bought Blink in secret chip deal

Amazon bought Blink in secret chip deal

The Information also reports Amazon is at work on a new set of AI chips for its data centers similar to Google's Tensor Processing Unit. In contrast, Blink claims its security cameras can last a whopping two years on just two AA lithium batteries.

"These days, it doesn't make a whole lot of sense to develop a custom AI chip with all of the open-market options out there, from training solutions from Nvidia and AMD to inference solutions from Qualcomm, ARM and Intel", Moorhead said.

An anonymous source disclosed that Amazon is making its own AI-powered chips.

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They say the U.S.is not an honest broker and have pre-emptively rejected any peace proposal presented by the Trump administration. Israel has annexed East Jerusalem and declared the entire city as its capital, a move not recognized by the worldwide community.

As first reported by The Information, Amazon plans to create proprietary AI chips and place them in its Amazon Echo, Amazon Dot, and every other speaker in their lineup. Blink produces smart home cameras that use special energy-efficient chips to extend their battery life and reduce operating costs. The Vizio SmartCast skill for Amazon Alexa can, when enabled on an Echo speaker or other device that supports the assistant, remotely turn the TV on and off by voice, as well as replace other features you'd usually have to reach for the remote for.

"Customers can also manage their shopping settings in the Alexa app, such as turning off voice purchasing or requiring a confirmation code before every order", Amazon added: "Additionally, orders placed with Alexa for physical products are eligible for free returns".

In addition to selling cameras, Blink was started by Immedia Semiconductor from MA, knowledgable people from the chip industry who had designed chips in the early 2000s in order to roll out improved video capabilities. Eufy Genie is a voice-controlled smart speaker with Amazon's intelligent Alexa voice assistant.

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Amazon.com, Inc. shares rose $20.00 (+1.49%) in premarket trading Monday. The company ditched its long-time GPU producer past year to create the in-house graphics chips found in the iPhone 8 and iPhone X.

And now that Amazon owns its own chips, it can go straight to the manufacturers, cutting out middlemen chip designers such as Ambarella Inc, which has powered GoPro Inc products.

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