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Imec’s SNN chip combines low latency & energy consumption with high inference accuracy

Imec’s spiking neural network (SNN) chip combines low latency and energy consumption with high accuracy 

Summary

In April 2020, imec researchers introduced the world’s first chip to process radar signals using a spiking recurrent neural network (SNN)

At the time of the announcement, the chip showed to consume up to a hundred times less power than traditional implementations – while featuring a tenfold reduction in latency.     

Today, a study confirms that imec’s SNN also ranks amongst the top performers in terms of (inference) accuracy.