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December 13, 2016 | Tom Ballard

Amazon, U of Washington partnering on new AI accelerator

alexa-acceleratorWith the growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI), it makes sense that Amazon would be exploring ways to capitalize on the technology. The global giant’s latest foray is a partnership with the University of Washington to create the Alexa Accelerator. The focus will be on conversational AI, including speech technology and voice application. Read more about the new initiative here.