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Syntiant Named OCTANe’S 2019 Outstanding Emerging Technology Company

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 16, 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 it has received the High Tech Award as “Outstanding Emerging Technology Company” by OCTANe, Orange County's technology and life sciences accelerator organization.

Designed into wearables, hearables, mobile phones, smart speakers, and laptops, Syntiant’s neural decision processors enable devices to be approximately 200x more efficient, providing 20x the throughput of the typical low-power MCU solution.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by Octane as 2019’s Outstanding Emerging Technology Company,” said Kurt Busch, CEO of Syntiant. “Our entire team deserves the credit for Syntiant’s success as we continue to focus on our mission of moving artificial intelligence and machine learning from the cloud to edge devices.”

In its 26th year, the High Tech Awards celebrate and recognize those individuals and companies who make Orange County a center of technology and medical technology innovation.

"Congratulations to the entire Syntiant team on their award in Outstanding Emerging Technology Company," said Bill Carpou, CEO of OCTANe. "Octane hosts the High Tech Awards to convene the entire Orange County Ecosystem to celebrate innovation and success. We are thrilled to honor OC's tech and medtech companies as we continue to build a center of innovation here."

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

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(310) 279-5980

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