Ayar Labs preps for an optical I/O reckoning

May 3, 2022Media

Ayar Labs is continuing the long, storied tradition in telecom of replacing copper wires with fiber optics and using light instead of electricity to transmit data. The difference is that Ayar Labs is replacing copper connections at the chip level, speeding up connections between processors to allow for faster data processing.

“We bring [fiber] all the way into the host ASIC – I mean, you name it, whatever semiconductor it is, whether it’s a CPU or GPU, FPGA, a memory, network, switch, custom AI accelerator – we’re agnostic, we bring it all the way in,” said Hugo Saleh, Ayar Labs’ SVP, Commercial Operations.

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