Artificial Intelligence algorithms use massive amounts of data, space, and resources to operate and crunch large amounts of numbers. This has led to AI existing in the cloud, but new technology and situations may see AI move to the edge and inhabit local devices. The extraordinary growth in smart devices, such as smart watches, smart phones, and sensors has been increasing the need for AI on the edge. Apple and Microsoft have been at the forefront of this advancement with both companies acquiring AI-focused startups and designing new programs to handle the technology.
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