Friday, March 24th, 2017

August 2016 – In a briefing at Intel Developer Forum, they provided an overview of the new generation of laptop and desktop computer Core Processor chips that form the i3/i5/i7 series of devices.    The new generation, the 7th in the Core series line, uses the improved design rule version of the Intel 14nm process that [...]

June 2016 – A number of the Intel employees were challenged at being in locations where file collaboration and secure communication became a problem when in offsite locations, traveling, and even in a diversity of buildings in their own company. The system has a standard dedicated PC running Windows 7,8,or 10 that is just a [...]

October 2015 – Oracle Open World in SF featured several opening keynotes lead off by CEO Mark Hurd. Joining Mark, were CTO Larry Ellison and one of their strategic partner’s CEO, Brian Krzanich of Intel. The theme of the keynotes was the transformation of the data center and the resulting data expansion that accompanies the [...]

October 2015 – At the Linley Processor Conference, the HAS released an update on the progress of the consortiums efforts. The consortium is making progress since their 1.0 specification release earlier this year. The CPU & GPU computing paradigm supports a memory coherency model and a memory partitioning by tasks. For realization of the specification, [...]

July 2015 – At the Accenture offices in San Jose, the Churchill club held a discussion on the direction and status of the Connected home. The discussion was moderated by Accenture and featured speakers from Forrester Research, Intel, Qualcomm and Nest Home Kit. The discussion focused on the realities of the connected home, as state [...]

June 2, 2015, Society for Information Display Symposium, San Jose, CA—Engineers from Intel explained their work on RGB-D cameras that operate at over 30 fps. By synchronizing and combining registration of the visible and IR depth information, they enable new apps and user experiences. The underlying technology is similar to that in the Microsoft Kinect. [...]

April 2015 – At the 2015 NAB show, V-Nova held a press event to announce their new compression product to the US market. Close to 5 years in development and announced in their European launch on 4/1/15, the Perseus compression engine made its debut in the US. The group is partnered with key industry leaders [...]

April 21, 2015, RSA Conference, San Francisco—Chris Young from Intel talked about changing the game. Admittedly, change is hard and it is easier to maintain the status quo, but the current trust crisis precludes inaction. Malware is getting headlines and also the attention of the C-level executives all the way up to the President. In [...]

March 4, 2015, Game Developer Conference, San Francisco—Pete Baker and Chris Silva from Intel presented their views on the future of PC gaming. In some sense, the whole computer industry needs PC games to drive improvements in graphics performance at high volumes. Gaming evolves at a fantastic pace. The industry is always seeing better performance [...]

 February 2015 – The cost of developing new process nodes and validating the libraries is getting prohibitive. As a result, the processor groups are slowing down Moore’s law by holding on the same node as last year and now moving to design and layout optimization to improve power and performance characteristics. This theme was repeated [...]