AMD’s Dr. Lisa Su didn’t need rockstar theatrics to make a splash at COMPUTEX 2024 in Taiwan. She delivered the opening keynote, aptly titled “The Future of High-Performance Computing in the AI Era,” setting the tone for the entire event with a focus on Artificial Intelligence.

Leading the Charge in AI

Su unveiled AMD’s latest advancements in AI technology, including the next generation of high-performance central processing units (CPUs) and graphics processing units (GPUs) specifically designed for AI workloads. She highlighted the company’s “Ryzen AI” processors and the “Strix Point” architecture, showcasing significant performance improvements for AI applications, all designed to be manufactured by Taiwan’s leading chip fabs.

Partnerships and Innovation

The keynote wasn’t just about AMD’s internal developments. Su welcomed representatives from major Taiwanese PC manufacturers like HP, Lenovo, and ASUS to the stage. Together, they unveiled a range of new AI-powered laptops, demonstrating AMD’s commitment to collaboration and pushing the boundaries of personal computing with AI integration, further solidifying the strong ties between AMD and Taiwan’s tech industry.

Beyond the Data Center

While AI in the data center received significant focus, Su emphasized AMD’s solutions for AI at the edge. This included advancements in processors specifically designed for applications like smart devices and autonomous vehicles, highlighting AMD’s commitment to a holistic approach to AI across various industries, many of which are seeing significant growth in Taiwan.

A Focus on the Future

Su concluded her keynote with a glimpse into the future. She showcased a roadmap for AMD’s upcoming “MI300” series of AI accelerators, hinting at even more powerful solutions on the horizon. This forward-looking approach solidified AMD’s position as a major player in the ever-evolving AI landscape, with Taiwan sure to play a key role in bringing these future solutions to market.

A Success for AMD and the Industry

Lisa Su’s COMPUTEX 2024 keynote was a resounding success. It showcased AMD’s commitment to AI innovation across various sectors and solidified the company’s position as a leader in the race for AI dominance. With AMD setting the stage in Taiwan, COMPUTEX 2024 became a platform for exploring the vast potential of AI in shaping the future of technology.