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AI Requires Tailored DRAM Solutions
June 18, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join Rambus for a webinar exploring how Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) is a key enabler for Artificial Intelligence (AI). Featuring Frank Ferro, senior director of product management for memory interface IP at Rambus, and Shane Rau, research vice president, computing semiconductors at IDC, this webinar will cover the rapid advancement of AI and how DRAM is evolving in response.
As AI scales to the diversity of human tasks, tailored DRAM solutions will be a key part of the many hardware solutions that emerge. AI will become as ubiquitous in electronic systems as the human beings who use those systems, and DRAM technologies like GDDR6 and HBM2 will be critical to enabling these AI systems.
In this webinar, you will learn:
- How AI data processing presents silicon opportunities
- How DRAM has adapted to new applications
- Leading DRAM solutions for AI and their benefits
Research Vice President, Computing Semiconductors, IDC
Shane Rau leads IDC’s computing semiconductor research within IDC’s Enabling Technologies team. Mr. Rau’s research covers microprocessors and SoCs, discrete graphics processors (GPUs), FPGAs, and artificial intelligence (AI) accelerators in systems across the internet, including in the data center, in PCs, and at the edge, such as embedded and intelligent systems.
Mr. Rau provides in-depth insight and intelligence on market sizing, forecasting, technology trends, vendors, pricing trends, and market share. Through collaboration with PC, server and embedded systems analysts colleagues, Mr. Rau spearheads IDC research initiatives into system supply chains, technologies and interface attach rates, as well as into the changing semiconductor vendor market power dynamics.
Senior Director, Product Marketing, Rambus
Frank Ferro is the senior director of product management at Rambus Inc. responsible for memory interface IP products. Having spent more than 20 years at AT&T, Lucent and Agere Systems, he has extensive experience in wireless communications, networking and consumer electronics fields. Mr. Ferro holds an executive MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, an M.S. in computer science and a B.S.E.T. in electronic engineering technology from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.