The company notes that developers won’t be able to train the neural network using the API, but it has already pre-trained it for certain tasks
Make your home smarter than the average home
Make your life smarter, simpler, and more convenient with IoT enabled TVs, speakers, fans, bulbs, locks and more.
Click here to know more
Apple has announced that it will be giving developers access to its neural networks. Called Basic Neural Network Subroutines (BNNS), the system is described by the company as a collection of functions that developers can use to construct their own neural networks. Further, it is supported on OS X, iOS, tvOS, and watch OS, and is optimised for all CPUs supported on those platforms. The company also notes that developers won’t be able train the network via the API, but Apple has pre-trained it for certain tasks.
You can read the official documentation here.
It will be interesting to see how developers utilise this API in their applications, especially considering the range of supported devices. These steps should help the company advance in the field of artificial intelligence. Apple's move comes a few days after Google added support for iPhones and iPads to its TensorFlow neural network. This artificial intelligence program was instrumental in AlphaGo’s victory over Lee Seedol.
Digit caters to the largest community of tech buyers, users and enthusiasts in India. The all new Digit in continues the legacy of Thinkdigit.com as one of the largest portals in India committed to technology users and buyers. Digit is also one of the most trusted names when it comes to technology reviews and buying advice and is home to the Digit Test Lab, India's most proficient center for testing and reviewing technology products.
We are about leadership-the 9.9 kind! Building a leading media company out of India.And,grooming new leaders for this promising industry.