Shanghai, China-based company Denglin Technology, established in 2017, specializes in high-performance and general-purpose computing using GPUs. They claim to be the first domestic GPU company to achieve large-scale commercial implementation. Denglin’s GPU+ technology provides a software-defined on-chip heterogeneous computing architecture compatible with programming models like CUDA/OpenCL. The company recently secured funding from the China Internet Investment Fund to support R&D and innovation for their full-matrix products, including their flagship AI computing accelerator, Goldwasser. Denglin aims to address technological gaps in the high-performance GPGPU field, catering to edge and cloud computing applications. The global GPU industry is projected to grow significantly, driven by increasing demand from software users, gamers, and esports enthusiasts. Denglin’s founders have strong educational backgrounds, and the company operates multiple R&D centers across different cities. They are among 13 GPU developers in China.
Shanghai, China-based Denglin Technology, founded in 2017, is a Chinese company specializing in high-performance and general-purpose computing using GPUs. Denglin says it is the first domestic GPU company to achieve large-scale commercial implementation. The company claims their GPU+ technology, offers a software-defined on-chip heterogeneous computing architecture and is compatible with programming models and software ecology like CUDA/OpenCL.
Denglin Technology recently secured funding from the China Internet Investment Fund, initiated jointly by the State Cyberspace Administration of China and the Ministry of Finance. This latest round of financing will support the R&D and technological innovation of Denglin Technology’s full-matrix products, facilitating large-scale mass production and commercialization of their new-generation Goldwasser technology.
The company originally announced four GPU-based products, from gaming to AI training. Their flagship product, Goldwasser, is an AI computing accelerator. Denglin says Goldwasser has successfully bridged technological gaps in the high-performance GPGPU field, finding applications in edge and cloud computing scenarios.
|Specification||Goldwasser UL32||Goldwasser UL64|
|INT8||32 TOPS||64 TOPS|
|FP16||8 TFLOPS||16 TFLOPS|
|Video decoding (H.264/H.265)||32 channels, 1080p@30 FPS||64 channels, 1080p@30 FPS|
According to Verified Market Research (in India), the global GPU industry market size was $33.47 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach $477.37 billion by 2030, with a compound annual growth rate of 34.4% from 2021 to 2030. The increasing demand from high-end software office users, gamers, and esports enthusiasts is driving the growth of independent GPU demand.
Denglin Technology’s founders, Li Jianwen and Wang Ping, both studied at Tsinghua University. Yang Jian, the vice president of global operations, previously held a vice president position in Huawei’s global supply chain. The R&D team at Denglin Technology has extensive experience in GPU R&D and commercial productization. The company currently operates seven R&D centers across Silicon Valley, Chengdu, Hangzhou, and other cities.
Denglin is one of 13 GPU developers in China.
Demonstrating their keen understanding of the market, they identified AIB and IP suppliers that are attracted to GPUs. The representative companies in China include Asus, Colorful, Galax, and MSI; internationally, Intel, AMD, and Nvidia in the US, Imagination Technologies in the UK, and SiPearl in France are all quite powerful.