Intel Acquires Movidious, Chipmaker Known for Powering DJI Drones and FLIR Thermal Cameras

Intel Acquires Movidious, Chipmaker Known for Powering DJI Drones and FLIR Thermal Cameras

Intel has now acquired chipmaker Movidius in a bid to accelerate their computer vision technology. A relatively lesser known company Movidius, has slowly yet steadily carved a niche for themselves and have grown on to provide chips to leading brands like Lenovo, Google, DJI to name a few. The expertise of Movidius lies in their capability of producing fingernail sized computer […]

     
 
 

Intel Bolsters its AI Prowess with Acquisition of Nervana

Intel Bolsters its AI Prowess with Acquisition of Nervana

The blossoming field of Artificial Intelligence has caught the attention of the world’s largest chipmaker Intel, as the firm has now acquired an US based startup Nervana for an alleged amount of $408 million. Led by co-founder Naveen Rao, Arjun Bansal and Amir Khosrowshaki; Nervana has successfully developed a fully optimized software and hardware stack for deep learning. Artificial Intelligence has […]

     
 
 

Google’s New Tensor Chip Spells trouble for Other Chip Makers

Google’s New Tensor Chip Spells trouble for Other Chip Makers

Google I/O this year had us impressed with all the software and the new hardware including the DayDream VR. The event was nothing short of a feat. Google as of now has been largely focusing on its Internet products and has been commissioning the manufacturing of its hardware to partners, like in the case of Nexus. However, this is something […]

     
 
 

State of Smartphone SoC Market [Explained]

State of Smartphone SoC Market [Explained]

A System on a Chip (or SoC) is considered to be the heart of a smartphone. An SoC houses CPU, GPU, DSP, modem and others, so no wonder a good SoC can make a difference between a pleasant and a laggy smartphone experience. There are several SoC vendors in the market. Amongst these, Apple, Qualcomm, Mediatek and Samsung are the […]

 
     
 
 

Intel Announces Skylake Processor Lineup and Here is all That You Need to Know

Intel Announces Skylake Processor Lineup and Here is all That You Need to Know

Intel’s latest generation of processors called the Skylake have been raking rave reviews after it was announced earlier this month. Just like all iterative upgrades, the Skylake promises to be better than its predecessor in all the aspects. The Skylake processors are being launched today and they will be tagged with the launch of new Z170 series motherboards and the […]

     
 
 

Intel Compute Stick is Now Available in India for Rs. 9,999 via Flipkart

Intel Compute Stick is Now Available in India for Rs. 9,999 via Flipkart

Earlier this year, Intel announced the PC-on-a-stick, called Intel Compute Stick for $149, and six months since, has brought the device to Indian shores as well. The Intel Compute Stick will cost Rs.9,999 and will be sold via Flipkart and Intel’s own retail stores across the country. The Compute Stick will ship with either Windows 8.1 Bing or Linux pre-installed […]

     
 
 

Intel Could Bring its RealSense Technology into Smartphones to Allow for 3D Scanning

Intel Could Bring its RealSense Technology into Smartphones to Allow for 3D Scanning

Qualcomm is still the undisputed leader of the mobile chipmaking industry, but Intel has long been trying to get a piece of the pie, as well. And while they haven’t succeeded yet to make some popular processors for smartphones, it seems that the company could be investigating some other fields. During this year’s Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen, China, Intel’s CEO Brian […]

     
 
 

You can now Pre-order the Intel Compute Stick Mini-PC for $110

You can now Pre-order the Intel Compute Stick Mini-PC for $110

We’ve already talked about the Intel Compute Stick, a PC-on-a-stick that will ship with either Windows 8.1 or Linux pre-installed. There are many devices like this available on the market, but what makes it stand out is the fact that it’s made by Intel and it also has a very affordable price. As we were previously telling you, this device is […]

     
 
 

Intel’s Compute Stick Brings Windows 8.1 to Any TV or Monitor

Intel’s Compute Stick Brings Windows 8.1 to Any TV or Monitor

Described as a new generation compute-on-a-stick device that’s ready-to-go out-of–the-box, the new Intel Compute Stick is PC-on-a-stick that will ship with either Windows 8.1 or Linux pre-installed. Featuring a quad-core Intel Atom Z3735F Bay Trail processor, built-in wireless connectivity, on-board storage, and a micro SD card slot for additional storage, this device bring all the features that you need for a functional […]

     
 
 

This New Intel-backed HDMI Stick Can Run 32-bit Windows 8.1 or Android

This New Intel-backed HDMI Stick Can Run 32-bit Windows 8.1 or Android

A bunch of new HDMI dongles have recently flooded the market, allowing users to run Android apps, stream video content and much more. Intel has now joined the race with a rather unusual product – a Bay Trail Atom powered HDMI stick that can become a fully operational PC. Intel even claims that it is the smallest PC in the world supporting Windows 8.1 and […]