There seems to be a growing desire for dedicated processors here lately. In fact I just came across this today, AISeek, a company developing a dedicated processor for AI with their Intia processor.
AIseek's flagship product, the IntiaTM processor, is the first dedicated processor for artificial intelligence (AI). By accelerating and optimizing behavioral computations, the Intia processor empowers developers to build entirely new game worlds, populated by intelligent life.
AIseek developing AI coprocessor
Posted on Tuesday, Sep 05 2006 @ 10:07 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
HardOCP writes a company called AIseek is working on an AI processor: