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Speed, Sustainability, Scale: How Optical Matrix Multiplication Will Transform AI

Matrix multiplication forms the backbone of all AI computations. The high throughput at low latency that comes with 3D optical computing is particularly valuable for AI inference tasks.

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Intel lists winners in London startup accelerator program

Intel Corp. has announced 10 startups that will join a 12-week, London-based accelerator program to help the companies raise funds and make connections called Intel Ignite. Lumai joins the first cohort.

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Can we drive artificial intelligence’s exponential growth sustainably?

The scale of growth of AI is drawing increasing concern about factors such as cost and the environmental impact of huge machine learning technologies. Optics could be a solution in addressing this.

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How computing bottlenecks could throttle the UK's generative AI sector

If the UK can use its new investment in AI to unblock computing bottlenecks, it can not only keep pace with the growth of generative AI, but help lead it.

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Founder’s insight: Is the UK ready to lead the way in unleashing Generative AI?

Lumai, a company that emerged from The University of Oxford in January 2022, is at the forefront of developing next-generation AI...

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Can photonics deliver the next breakthrough in research computing?

Photonic computing technologies are seeing rapid growth in research output and technology development...

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The Engineer - Comment: How optical computing can shape the future of ChatGPT

Optical computing is an innovative, game-changing technology that can be applied to accelerate power-hungry AI models such as ChatGPT, says Tim Weil, CEO and Co-Founder, Lumai...

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Optical computing for more sustainable artificial intelligence

An Oxford university spin-out is developing faster and more efficient optical neural networks...

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What is generative AI anyway? Everything we know so far

First we had the world wide web; then smartphones came along to change our digital lives. Now VCs are excited that the next revolution could be here — one that's based on generative AI...

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Lumai lands £1.1m grant to achieve 'world’s fastest computation' and power the AI revolution

Today the UK government’s national innovation agency — Innovate UK — has awarded a £1.1m grant to Oxford-based optical computing startup Lumai, another sign that governments are increasingly investing in the strategic tech of the future...

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