Intel acquires Finnish GPU maker SiruInnovations
🟦 Intel acquires a Finnish GPU company
Intel announced on its official Twitter account that it has acquired Finland’s SiruInnovations to further enhance its GPU technology capabilities. SiruInnovations, led by CEO MikkoAlho, will be integrated into Intel’s Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) division.
We are pleased to welcome SiruInnovations to the Intel graphics team. This talented group brings decades of experience in developing graphics IP and software services that help support customers in areas such as MaaS/ADAS, gaming, hyperscale, and more. Welcome!
SiruInnovations was founded in 2011 by former AMD and Qualcomm engineers. Co-founder is MikaTuomi, who founded Bitboys in 1991. He was also a member of FutureCrew in the 1980s and 1990s. From high-level APIs (Vulkan, OpenGL, DirectX) to GPU architecture, we have established ourselves as experts and development experts.
🟦 Intel Strengthens GPU Development
Intel is stepping up the development of discrete GPUs. Like nVIDIA’s GeForce and AMD’s Radeon brand, Intel has launched the “Arc” brand. The first product of Intel’s discrete GPU “Intel Arc” The Alchemist was manufactured on TSMC’s 6nm process.
Intel acquires Finnish GPU manufacturer to enhance discrete GPU development
Intel has an overwhelming share in the CPU market. Recently, it has entered the GPU market due to its difficult position as it lost market share to rival AMD and was replaced by ARM. As the number of players increases and standardization increases, it will be a benefit to consumers.