top of page

Syntiant Named 2019 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Award Winner

Recognized as “Best Deep Learning Company” Under Category for Artificial Intelligence Platforms

Irvine, Calif., June 26, 2019 – Syntiant Corp., an artificial intelligence semiconductor company that is creating a new class of ultra-low-power, high-performance, deep neural network processors for edge computing, today announced its recognition as “Best Deep Learning Company” by AI Breakthrough, an independent organization that honors top companies, technologies and products in the global AI market.

Built from the ground up to run deep learning algorithms, Syntiant’s microwatt-power neural decision processors achieve approximately 100x efficiency improvement over stored program architectures such as CPUs and DSPs, and are being designed into battery-powered wearables, hearables, mobile phones, smart speakers, and remote controls, as well as home automation devices.

“Our recognition by the AI Breakthrough Awards as being the best deep learning company highlights our commitment to driving AI and machine learning from the cloud to edge devices,” said Kurt Bush, CEO, Syntiant. “This organization acknowledges cutting-edge AI technology at the highest levels, and to have Syntiant mentioned alongside so many other impactful organizations is a tremendous honor.”

The mission of the AI Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and innovation, hard work and success in a range of AI and machine learning related categories, including AI platforms, natural language processing, smart robotics, business intelligence, industry specific AI applications and more. The 2019 awards attracted over 1,500 nominations from across the globe. More information can be found by visiting

About Syntiant

Founded in 2017 and headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Syntiant Corp. is moving artificial intelligence and machine learning from the cloud to edge devices. Syntiant’s advanced chip solutions merge deep learning with semiconductor design to produce ultra-low-power, high performance, deep neural network processors for always-on applications in battery-powered devices, ranging from hearing aids to smart speakers and mobile phones. Syntiant is backed by some of the world’s strongest strategic investors, including Intel Capital, Microsoft M12, Bosch Ventures and the Amazon Alexa Fund. More information can be found on or by following the company on Twitter @Syntiantcorp.

Media Contact:

George Medici/Evan Pondel

PondelWilkinson Inc.

(310) 279-5980


Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page