Why Markham is Canada's Semiconductor Capital

Aug 09, 2023

Languages are difficult. Figuring out meaning takes so much processing power and electricity that chatbots usually operate from enormous data centres. But a Canadian company called Applied Brain Research has developed an artificial neural network that can do the job on just a fraction of the energy. ABR has created a microchip that could be included in almost any device to enable it to understand voice commands and reply. The company’s chief executive, Chris Eliasmith, says the technology could be used in places like high-end cameras to provide advice on the complex controls. “We also have clients who are using it in operating rooms to add voice-controlled elements to the operation and taking notes automatically,” he adds.

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