Intel® AI Builders Newsletter

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    June 2020

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Intel® Builders Construction Zone

Intel® Builders Construction Zone

The Intel® Builders Construction Zone offers access to a variety of lab resources featuring the latest Intel data center products and technologies, providing Intel® AI Builders members an exclusive environment to tune, optimize, and verify their solutions. This collaborative workspace allows members and their partners to test their solution performance against Intel products, or to develop precise configuration recipes using custom boards, BIOS, Firmware, OS and libraries.

 

Free Access to the O’Reilly Online Learning Platform

Intel® Builders Construction Zone

This event is part of a new series of virtual events brought to you by Intel® AI and O’Reilly. The first 500 Intel® AI registrants receive free access to the O’Reilly online learning platform for 12 months including Intel-sponsored events. Just create an O’Reilly account and register using promo code IntelAI365 to get an entire year of unlimited access to O’Reilly online learning—a $499 value—free.

 

New Intel on AI Podcast Episodes

New Intel on AI Podcast Episodes

AI Builders Member Spotlight

Intel® AI Builders Featured in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant

Driving AI Industry Forward

Six Intel® AI Builders members are featured in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning (DSML) Platforms. The report evaluates vendors of data science and machine learning (ML) platforms and is created to inform data scientists, data engineers and ML engineers/specialists about leading DSML platforms available today.

 
KFBIO

KFBIO Accelerates Cancer Detection Workloads by 8.4X

Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in women with an estimated 570,000 new cases in 2018. Early diagnosis through Papanicolaou (Pap) screening along with treatment significantly improve the chances of patient survival. KFBIO had an effective DL solution for scanning liquid-based cytology (LBC)-based cervical cancer specimens, but wanted higher performance to complete scanning faster. KFBIO integrated the Intel® Optimization for TensorFlow* and Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ Toolkit, improving in inference performance by 8.4X.

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minds.ai

Minds.ai Improved Netrin Molecular Property Predictor Performance > 2X with Intel Technology

Minds.ai’s Netrin Molecular Property Predictor (MPP) is an AI-based tool for exposing the structure-property relationships of molecules, including Netrins, and uses graph convolutional deep neural networks (GCNNs) to make predictions about interactions between molecules and target proteins. By running on 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with optimized algorithms, Minds.ai saw training accelerated by up to 2.1X which reduces costs and drug development time.

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What Members Are Saying

Sightcorp

"The Intel® AI Builders program aids us significantly with creating competitive market ready solutions for various industries by connecting us with partners and system integrators which enables us to scale with ease. Thanks to OpenVINO we were able to achieve higher accuracy for some of the most important features of our face analysis technology. Intel's performance optimizations also enable us to target a larger segment of the market by running on various types of hardware including Intel CPUs and integrated GPUs. Overall we are proud partners of Intel and we hope to work together even more closely in the future."

 

Joyce Caradonna,
CEO at Sightcorp

Resources

Free Webinar Series

Intel Distribution of OpenVino Toolkit

If you’re looking to sharpen your technical skills, get expert answers to specific questions, or dive into an entirely new area of development, these FREE webinars can help. Attend them live or view archived webinars on demand.

New Members

Please welcome our newest members to the Intel® AI Builders program. Head on over to the Intel® AI Builders member gallery to view the full membership list.

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New Data-Centric Webinars Series

New Data-Centric Webinars Series

Join us and our partners for a series of data-centric webinars covering topics including AI, analytics, cloud, and more. Check out the Intel channel to see all of the upcoming webinars.

 

The Network & Edge vSummit Series Is Here!

The Network & Edge vSummit Series Is Here!

Join us to learn about the latest technologies driving the evolution of network and edge infrastructure. New vSummits are being released every two weeks, featuring dynamic interviews, and panel discussions on the issues facing the networking industry today. Following each vSummit, connect with presenters live in our Network & Edge Q&A Panel Series.

To view the Visual Cloud vSummit and add future sessions to your calendar, please visit the Network & Edge vSummit Series page.