Intel takes aim at IoT solutions
Chip maker wants to deliver new computing experiences
Chip maker Intel Corp, has announced products and solutions that will help the company deliver new user experiences and support the computing ecosystem's expansion into new areas.
Kirk Skaugen, senior vice president and general manager, Intel's Client Computing Group encouraged the IT ecosystem to work together and capture the opportunity to shape the future of computing.
"The power of Moore's Law has enabled incredible computing innovation over the past 50 years and because of it, nearly everything in the future will have the ability to compute and connect," said Skaugen. "Our 30-year history of collaboration with Taiwan has delivered historic innovation to the world, from personal computing to the cloud and data centers. The next 30 years will see even greater innovation as we deliver new computing experiences and bring intelligence and connectivity to the Internet of Things together."
Skaugen offered predictions into the future of computing and showcased the products and platforms that will take the market there. He also showed how these innovations will soon enable intelligence to be everywhere.
Intel introduced the expansion of the Intel IoT Gateway product family. According to Intel the latest gateway reference design offers expanded choice in silicon and software with the addition of Intel Core processor-based gateways and Wind River Intelligent Device Platform XT 3 with flexible packaging options for applications that require a low cost of entry.
Intel also expanded the choice of operating systems for Intel IoT Gateway reference designs with the availability of Ubuntu Snappy Core from Canonical. This builds upon the current OS availability from Microsoft and Wind River, the company said.
Specifically for IoT solutions, especially retail and medical environments, Intel announced the new Intel Pentium, Intel Celeron and Intel Atom processors. With stunning graphics performance in a low thermal envelope, the processors are customised for IoT and offer seven year availability.