Nikon Shifts Focus from Cameras to Space and Chips;Chinese AI Chip Makers Take on Nvidia at Shanghai时长0:12:49

2024-07-10T07:54:09Z
节目标题:Nikon Shifts Focus from Cameras to Space and Chips;Chinese AI Chip Makers Take on Nvidia at Shanghai
节目介绍:Welcome to our 《microchips briefing》 show! Today, we’ve got some exciting stories lined up for you. First up, Nikon is making a bold move by redirecting its optical expertise from digital cameras to the realms of space and semiconductor manufacturing. With a hefty investment of JPY 100 billion, Nikon is set to upgrade its Tochigi Nikon facility, aiming to produce all types of lenses and diversify its customer base, making it more resilient to economic shifts. This pivot could be a game-changer for the company as it navigates the challenges in the digital camera market. Next, Chinese AI chip makers are stepping into the spotlight at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai. With Nvidia out of the picture, companies like Iluvatar Corex, Moore Threads, Enflame Technology, Sophgo, and Huawei’s Ascend are seizing the opportunity to showcase their GPU offerings. Despite facing manufacturing and software ecosystem challenges, as well as export restrictions, these Chinese firms are drawing comparisons to Nvidia’s chips and making a strong case for their products. Finally, China is putting on a brave face amid US tech restrictions and looking to the next stage of internet development. At the China Internet Conference, delegates highlighted the country’s achievements and future ambitions in AI and internet technologies. With a robust computing infrastructure already in place, China is determined to overcome obstacles and develop a controllable AI model ecosystem, aiming to become self-sufficient in the tech world. Please stay tuned for the detailed coverage of these stories.

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