Intel Highlights New Product Plans for the Intel Atom Processor Family
Intel Corporation unveiled some new products and features at Computex today. They are based on its low-power Intel Atom Processor family, and include plans to further differentiate the popular netbook category and also expand into several new segments of the market, beyond its growing Personal Computer, Laptop and Server businesses.
The Intel Atom Processor family has entered a variety of new markets in the past forty-five days which are beyond the more than fifty million netbooks which are based on Intel and sold in the past two years.
Intel has announced a processor and MeeGo Software with the based in China car manufacturer, HawTai Automobile, for a future in-vehicle-infotainment platform. Intel also announced a greater than fifty times lower platform idle power reductions with the next generation Intel Atom Processor platform for handheld devices which includes smartphones. They’ve also announced a collaboration with Google, Sony and Logitech in order to deliver a new smart Television experience which will be powered by the Intel Atom processors and running on Android-Based Google television.
Intel recently unveiled for the first time, the future system on chip that will be based on the Intel Atom Processor and is codenamed “Tunnel Creek”. This system will allow other companies to connect their own custom silicon to the Intel SoC product for the first time. Intel’s Atom Processor also powers the Intel Reader. They have received more than three thousand non-PC design inquiries.
Executive vice president and co-general manager of the Intel Architecture Group, showed a range of other devices which are based on the Intel Atom Processor spanning energy efficient blade server, retailing systems and presentation projectors plus multiple tablets, during his keynote.
Perlmutter said that Intel believes that the strength of the Intel Atom franchise can help consumers realize the true potential for a common experience to enable the compute continuum, and that with platforms ranging from compact and portable netbooks to Smart television experiences and innovative tablet designs, Intel Architecture is driving innovative products based on a unique port of choice software strategy.