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LONDON, September 22, 2011 – Intel Corporation today opens the doors to its unique art and technology exhibition at London Design Festival, “Remastered: A Visibly Smart Production from Intel”. Blending classic art with the latest technology, artwork from Van Gogh to Da Vinci is re-imagined for a digital generation. The exhibition is open from 22nd – 25th September at East London’s Old Truman Brewery, Shop 14.

 

In the latest evolution of the project, conceptual artist Maxence Parache adds to the Remastered collection with his reinterpretation of Matisse’s iconic “Dance II”. Inspired by the hypnotic design of the original painting, Maxence’s creation brings together Intel® 2nd Generation CoreTM processor technology with interactive cloud particle projection. Inviting viewers to enter a giant, mirrored installation, each movement is captured by dynamic digital brush strokes and reflected on each wall. Using the mirrored walls to create a dialogue between analogue and digital, the innovative technique allows the user to create an individual expression of the classic work, simply with motion.

 

Maxence Parache, digital artist at Central St Martins, said: “My aim is to invite the viewer to enter an immersive and dreamlike experience where one can interact with the circle of dancers. The main idea was to transform the powerful and vivid colours of the painting by projecting them directly onto the viewers, while also involving the viewers in the work. I have taken influence from Fauvism and have explored this through physical computing, capturing the wild and intense primeval atmosphere of Dance II”.

 

“Maxence’s addition to the Remastered collection crowns an inspirational exploration of the relationship between art and technology. Working with emerging artists, from a variety of background and disciplines, has been a real cultural journey” added Gail Hanlon, marketing director, Intel UK & Ireland. “Using our technology to create stunning visual masterpieces is the perfect way to celebrate our Visibly Smart campaign. We hope Intel technology can inspire the next generation of era defining art”.

 

Launching in March with critical acclaim, Remastered began as a free public exhibition at London’s prestigious One Marylebone. Since its opening, the exciting exhibition has visited Manchester and appeared as a popular innovation workshop series across London. Realising the creative potential of technology, Remastered offers a look at a past with modern technology – a glimpse into a world unlocked by digital. It is also available as an online gallery: www.intel.co.uk/remastered

 

Remastered appears at Tent London’s showcase during London Design Festival. It is open to the public from 10am today until 6pm Sunday 25th September. Bringing to life Intel’s Visibly Smart campaign, the creative expose features the following works:

 

  • Salvador Dali’s “The Persistence of Memory” (1931): Daniel Swan (moving image)
  • Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” (c. 1893): Lung (sculpture, sound and animation)
  • J. M. W. Turner’s “Rain, Steam and Speed – The Great Western Railway” (1844): Eric Shockmel (3D animation)
  • Henri Matisse’s “Dance II” (1909-1910): Maxence Parache (particle cloud projection and interactive performance - picture included below)
  • “Venus de Milo” (130-100BC): Paul Bryan and Jonathan Ryall (moving image)
  • Caspar David Friedrich’s Wanderer above the Sea of Fog” (1818): Rafael Pavon (stereoscopic 3D animation)
  • Edgar Degas’ “Dancer with a Bouquet of Flowers” (“Star of the Ballet”) (1878): Sara Hibbert (moving image and photography)
  • Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” (1889): Midnight Toastie (interactive installation)
  • Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” (1499): Bompas & Parr (food design and photography)Matisse-Remastered - 1.jpg

Stonehenge rocks travellers’ socks to land top spot

London  – UK – 19 September 2011: From the ancient and mysterious to the grandiose and awe inspiring, voters in Intel’s Visual Wonders of the World poll1 have chosen the world’s most visually stunning locations. The poll formed part of Intel’s campaign to find out what matters most to the UK in their Visual Life.

 

The top seven must-see locations, in the order of ranking, as chosen by voters from all over the UK are:

  1. Stonehenge, England
  2. Rome, Italy
  3. Chatsworth House, England
  4. Cape Town, South Africa
  5. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
  6. Sahara, North Africa
  7. Aurora Borealis, Sweden
  8. New York City, USA
  9. Gower Peninsula, Wales
  10. Machu Picchu Peru

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The poll also showed how patriotic we are in the UK, selecting two UK locations within our top three. This was mirrored by the likes of the US, who voted for the Grand Canyon and the Golden Gate Bridge, Germany, who opted for Neuschwanstein Castle, and the Netherlands, whose Canals in Amsterdam topped both their country poll and the votes across Europe.

Natural beauty

The Visual Wonders poll also captured how male and female voters cast their favourites. Both men and women voted for Stonehenge as the must-see location in the UK, whereas mostly women voters opted for the romance and atmosphere of Rome, while mainly men chose the history and scenery of Chatsworth House.

The poll also had five categories: ancient, man-made, natural, religious and urban and interestingly the results show that the UK as a whole prefers natural beauty over the draw of urban life.

 

Partnering with Intel to create the Visual Wonders poll, travel deal experts Travelzoo confirmed the significance of aesthetic attraction for travellers and holiday makers. “What’s really interesting in Intel’s poll is the UK’s thirst to discover the landmarks of history that are near to them, and in some cases right on their doorstep”, said Joel Brandon-Bravo, managing director  of Travelzoo in the UK. “The perfect getaway is no longer solely about the faraway beach; the rise of staycationing appears to have reignited our passion for the UK in recent years”.

 

“Intel’s Visual Wonders of the World poll has shown the passion that the UK has for our own visual landmarks”, says Gail Hanlon, marketing director Intel UK. “As part of our Visual Life campaign this year, which encouraged using technology to get the best out of the great things that surround us every day, the enthusiasm for each of the top ten results proves how important technology can be in sharing everyday experiences.”

 

The Winners

The mysterious structure of Stonehenge claimed top spot in the poll of must-see locations. This ancient creation is visited by thousands of people a year in the South of England and its popularity could be down to its imposing presence, or the shroud of mystery surrounding its purpose as ‘experts’ remain undecided as to whether it was used for human sacrifices or for charting the movement of the Sun, Moon and stars.

 

Rome, the city of ‘romance’ and ancient wonders came in at a close second place with the vast majority of UK female voters choosing its stunning architecture and romantic atmosphere as the reasons for choosing it as one of the world’s most desirable locations.

 

Set in the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire, Chatsworth House landed third place in the poll. Construction of the first house at Chatsworth began in 1552 and the current site offers the captivating history of the house, scenic gardens as well as a farmyard and adventure playground, making it a consistently popular choice for men and women of the UK.

In fourth place was the sun-drenched city of beautiful people, Cape Town, in South Africa.  A city famed for its near-perfect weather, Cape Town is a location surrounded by sea and mountains, including the legendary flat-topped Table Mountain.

Other top locations from across the world that proved the most popular among UK voters include the architectural brilliance of the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt and the sweeping sands of the Sahara in North Africa.

The spectral beauty of Sweden’s Aurora Borealis (the Northern Lights) were also in the top 10, alongside the vibrant buzz of New York City, USA; Gower Peninsula in Wales and the breathtaking views of Machu Picchu, Peru.

[1] Survey Information

This survey was conducted in June/ July 2011 via Intel’s Facebook pages.  A total of 1,715 votes were cast globally: 67 in Germany, 237 in Hungary, 38 in Ireland, 130 in Italy, 246 in the Netherlands, 136 in Southern Africa, 133 in UAE, 99 in the US, 365 in UK and 264 in the rest of the world.

 

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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Intel STEM Fairs toolkit (www.stemfairstoolkit.co.uk), is launched in partnership with the British Science Association
  • This online resource to help teachers spark more interest in science fairs amongst students and create their own science fairs
  • The efforts come from the need to increase interest in STEM subjects, particularly in cutting-edge research and development, so that the UK has the talent it needs to thrive on the world stage

 

LONDON, September 15th, 2011 – Intel Corporation today launches the STEM Fairs Toolkit, a collaboration with the British Science Association to help teachers think about how they can inspire pupils by getting involved in science fairs, or by creating one for themselves. The toolkit can be found at www.stemfairstoolkit.co.uk.

 

Announced today at the UKTI’s Skills Showcase event at the Central Foundation Girls' School in Harley Grove, London, this new website contains descriptions, tips, online videos, interviews and links to other resources, so teachers can build up an action plan that shows real change in their schools, in particular in the attitudes and practices that will encourage involvement in these events.

 

Tristan Wilkinson, Director, Enterprise & Public Sector at Intel, said: “Science, technology, engineering and maths skills are key to maintaining a competitive future for the UK, and Intel is committed to supporting young people to make sure they have the right skills to succeed. STEM Fairs are a great way to stimulate young people's appetite for STEM – and also to celebrate their achievements as fledgling scientists, engineers, mathematicians and technologists. Ranging from a one-day event in an individual school to a massive three-day national fair such as The Big Bang, there is a STEM Fair to suit everyone.”

 

Science fairs are a great way of igniting interest in STEM, and are an enjoyable and rewarding group activity. They also help celebrate the success of those who have competed in competitions held at the fairs. Katherine Mathieson, Director of Education, British Science Association said, "The STEM Fairs toolkit is a pragmatic new resource that will help raise teachers' confidence about taking part in STEM Fairs. Sections range from 'Why get involved' to 'How to organise your own STEM Fair' so there is something for all teachers, whether they are brand new to STEM Fairs or have been involved for decades."

 

The announcement comes in the wake of widespread recognition of the need to ignite enthusiasm for STEM subjects, particularly research and development, so that UK industry has the talent it needs to thrive on the world stage. Sir Roland Jackson, Chief Executive, British Science Association said, "There is a bright future for young people who develop the skills to work in the STEM sectors. By helping teachers to get more involved in STEM initiatives such as the Intel STEM Fairs toolkit, we can open up careers in the STEM sectors to more and more young people."

 

The toolkit was unveiled this week as part of the closed function that was the ‘STEM in education evening’ at the British Science Festival. Katherine Mathieson, Director of Education for the British Science Association announced the partnership to over 100 STEM professionals, ambassadors and subject leaders looking for resources gathered to hear from STEMNET, ASE and the British Science Association. At the event Jonathan Barber, Access Academy Manager for the University of Leeds said that ‘it is a fantastic resource which helps spread the word and get new people into STEM fairs -  it’s easy to access and can fit in with teachers’ busy schedules’.

 

Intel and STEM

Intel has a wide and varied recent involvement in STEM as well as a long history of supporting STEM initiatives:

  • Its skoool initiative, has been helping both learners and teachers get the best out of Science and Maths subjects across all www.skoool.co.uk
  • It also hosts the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair which hosts students from the UK and across the world each year: www.intel.com/education
  • Intel also works with the UK Resource Centre for women in SET (UKRC) to improve the number of girls continuing with physics. A focus for 2011 has been the initiative to help train teachers on how to retain female students in this subject area: www.girlfriendlyphysics.co.uk
  • Intel UK also offers a large number of internships to students in their sandwich year: www.intel.com/jobs/unitedkingdom/students/internships/

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Posted by IntelUKNewsroom Jul 16, 2010

VICE & Intel’s The Creators Project Invades London: All-Day Cultural Extravaganza Brings World’s Leading Artists Together For Performances, Exhibits, Screenings and Panels

 

Thousands to attend debut event in UK at Victoria House, featuring Kele Okereke, Mark Ronson & The Business INTL, Tinchy Stryder, Nick Zinner, Radical Friend, Cassette Playa and others

 

Press Schedule


Special Media Event Tonight
*Press conference with Mark Ronson, Trevor Jackson and other leading artists
*Sneak peak of the venue
*Drinks

 

When:        Friday, July 16th
                 6:00pm - 8:00pm

 

Where:       Victoria House (enter at main entrance)
                 37 – 63 Southampton Row
                 WC1B 4DA

 

The Creators Project UK Event [PDF]
*Full itinerary attached

 

When:        Saturday, July 17th
                 12:00pm – 3:00am

Where:       Victoria House (enter at main entrance and collect press credentials from the press desk in the lobby)
                 37 – 63 Southampton Row
                 WC1B 4DA

 

NB: If you have not received your wristband your name will still be on the press list and your entrance is guaranteed.

 

  • Performances are open to press.
  • Performers on Saturday available from 17:00 for press.
  • Creators and Panelists available from 15:00 for press.
  • Interview requests must be logged with the press team.
  • Press must RSVP for both Friday and Saturday’s events.

Long-awaited release of 800 MHz and part of 2.6 GHz spectrum for Mobile Broadband to benefit UK businesses and consumers

 

Swindon, UK – 18th March 2010 – Intel UK Managing Director Graham Palmer today welcomed the recent announcement by the Rt. Hon. Stephen Timms to direct Ofcom to implement the final recommendations of the Independent Spectrum Broker with regard to releasing the 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz spectrum, a move which Intel believes will allow the UK to move forward positively on mobile wireless broadband. In addition, Mr Palmer was particularly pleased that the UK Government had recognised the importance of releasing part of the 2.6 GHz band ahead of and separately from any combined 800MHz / 2.6 GHz award.

 

Mr Palmer said: "Building upon the global success of Mobile WiMAX including deployments in US, Korea, Russia, Japan and many other countries, Intel has remained committed to the release of 2.6 GHz band in the UK for mobile broadband. While there have been significant delays for numerous reasons we support the UK Government in moving forward to release some of the 2.6 GHz spectrum and we hope this will occur in 2010.”

 

The UK “Digital Britain Report” set out a vision to assist the private sector deliver an effective modern communications infrastructure; to enable Britain to be a global centre for creative industries; to ensure people have the capabilities and skills to participate in digital society; and for government to continue to modernise and improve its service to the taxpayer through digital procurement and the digital delivery of public services.

 

Reducing the digital divide, improving social inclusion, enabling ubiquitous access to the internet and broadband services in general are at the forefront of Governments objectives. Many of these objectives will rely on access to spectrum to assist deliver this vision.

 

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Developers can meet goals of parallelism with suite of new products

 

SWINDON, UK, May 26th 2009 – Intel Corporation today announced the launch of Intel® Parallel Studio, a suite of products designed specifically for Windows developers to create, debug and optimise applications for multicore processors. The tools will help software architects, developers and innovators to meet the challenges of programming for multicore processors.

 

The suite will assist developers in achieving the two most important goals of parallelism: correctness and scaling. Correctness ensures that the developed application runs predictably on multicore processor systems. Scaling means that application performance increases as the number of cores available increases.

 

Designed specifically for use by C and C++ programmers who use Microsoft Visual Studio when creating parallel Windows applications, Intel Parallel Studio addresses the entire development lifecycle from the design stage, through coding and debugging to verification and tuning.

 

"Virtually all new personal computers and servers now contain multicore processors, yet applications are only just starting to appear that are optimised to make the best use of these systems," said James Reinders, Director Marketing and Business, Software Developer Products at Intel. “Simply using tools designed for single core processor systems will not yield good results. With Intel Parallel Studio, programmers get the tools they need for leading in today’s multicore world.”

 

Intel Parallel Studio includes:

 

Intel® Parallel Composer to help add parallelism to Windows applications more quickly and with better scaling using an advanced compiler and libraries.


Intel® Parallel Inspector to help find errors faster through the rapid analysis of code for threading and memory errors.


Intel® Parallel Amplifier, an intuitive performance analyser and tuner to quickly find bottlenecks and help tune applications to scale.

 

From May 26th 2009, Intel® Parallel Advisor Lite, a new plug-in for Intel Parallel Studio,is also available at no additional charge from Whatif.intel.com. This tool enables Windows developers to determine where adding parallelism would be most beneficial for existing source code.

 

Intel Parallel Studio supports Intel and compatible processors, has a suggested list price of $799, and is available from resellers worldwide. Additional information is available at www.intel.com/go/parallel.

 

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Intel Software provides resources, technologies, products and services developers need to create innovative products and industry-leading software solutions designed to run best on Intel platforms. Additional information is available at www.intel.com/go/software.

 

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Intel® Business Exchange brings the world’s best software to UK SMBs

 

Independent software marketplace to offer impartial advice and excellent prices

 

SWINDON, UK, May 14th 2009 – Intel Corporation today announced the launch of the Intel® Business Exchange Software Store (Intel® BX) for the UK. The Intel BX portal provides a unique single destination for small and medium businesses (SMBs) to learn about how to address business problems with software, evaluate different packages and purchase at highly competitive prices. The portal contains impartial advice from Intel and from other independent industry experts, as well as user-generated software reviews – allowing SMBs to benefit from the experiences of their peers. As a special launch incentive, users will get an additional 10% off prices until 30th June 2009.¹

 

Independent research commissioned by Intel has revealed that this service will meet many of the software purchasing challenges faced by UK SMBs. 71% say there’s a lack of free, independent guidance which makes buying software confusing and 80% want one convenient site where they can browse, purchase and download software.²

 

The launch of Intel BX in the UK, as well as Germany and France, follows the success of the US version of the site. Launched a year ago, it has already attracted a million visitors and represents a great resource for US-based SMBs, as well as a valuable channel to market for software vendors of all sizes.

 

(Click here to see Scott Harrison, Director of Intel’s Software Partner Programmes talking about the European roll out of Intel BX).

 

“This launch represents an exciting development for Intel and for European SMBs. Intel BX provides users with a unique resource to learn about, evaluate and purchase software. It is also great for the ISV community – providing a channel to market for some of the small and highly innovative software companies who might otherwise struggle to get their products in front of such a broad audience,” said Wolfgang Petersen, Director, Developer Relations Division, Intel EMEA.

 

The number of software applications available in the UK store at launch is 250, with 50 participating ISVs. A full list of ISVs can be found here.

 

“We in Kaspersky Lab are really excited to be part of the Intel Business Exchange. It’s a very competitive environment that we operate in and this is a truly innovative channel to market. It will have great appeal to small businesses across the UK,” said Alexey Fedorov, Sales Director in Kaspersky Lab's Consumer Business Division.

 

“In today’s economy, the goal for corporates of any size is to maximize efficiency and save money. We appreciate the business model of the Intel Business Exchange, offering a centralised repository of software coupled with the value-add service of on-the-spot information required for purchasing decisions,” said Michael Helander, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Lavasoft. “We’re excited to join this new channel and reach new customers.”

 

“CyberLink is a leading software company in digital multimedia software, so it’s great to be working with Intel, another market leader,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink Corp. “We are glad to be part of the Intel Business Exchange and benefit from taking our flagship software products, PowerDVD, PowerDirector, DVD Suite and more, to an even wider audience.”

 

Intel has worked with Avangate for the creation of the online store. Wolfgang Petersen commented: “From day one, Avangate has excelled in building this service. The team’s insight, flexibility and commitment have proven invaluable to the successful creation of three Intel Business Exchange sites across Europe. Avangate will continue to play a critical role in the success of this initiative in the future.”

 

About Intel

 

Intel Software provides resources, technologies, products and services developers need to create innovative products and industry-leading software solutions designed to run best on Intel platforms. Additional information is available at www.intel.com/go/software.

 

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom and blogs.intel.com.

 

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²Source: Independent survey into SMB software purchasing habits was conducted in May 2009 by Redshift Research on behalf of Intel. The 285 respondents were IT decision makers working for SMBs based in the UK.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 13, 2009 – Paul Otellini, Intel Corporation president and CEO today issued the following statement regarding the European Commission decision on Intel's business practices:

 

"Intel takes strong exception to this decision. We believe the decision is wrong and ignores the reality of a highly competitive microprocessor marketplace – characterized by constant innovation, improved product performance and lower prices. There has been absolutely zero harm to consumers. Intel will appeal."

 

"We do not believe our practices violated European law. The natural result of a competitive market with only two major suppliers is that when one company wins sales, the other does not. The Directorate General for Competition of the Commission ignored or refused to obtain significant evidence that contradicts the assertions in this decision. We believe this evidence shows that when companies perform well the market rewards them, when they don't perform the market acts accordingly."

 

"Intel never sells products below cost. We have however, consistently invested in innovation, in manufacturing and in developing leadership technology. The result is that we can discount our products to compete in a highly competitive marketplace, passing along to consumers everywhere the efficiencies of being the world's leading volume manufacturer of microprocessors."

 

"Despite our strongly held views, as we go through the appeals process we plan to work with the Commission to ensure we're in compliance with their decision. Finally, there should be no doubt whatsoever that Intel will continue to invest in the products and technologies that provide Europe and the rest of the world the industry's best performing processors at lower prices."

 

More information about Intel and "Competition in the Innovation Economy" is available at www.intel.com/pressroom/legal.

 

About Intel

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Munich, 10th of December 2008

 

Following the European Union’s 2006 commitment to halve the digital literacy divide by 2010, the Economist Intelligence Unit has today released an Intel sponsored report which analyzes European governments’ efforts to reach this target to date. The research, entitled “Closing Europe’s digital divide”, also provides examples of best practice and advice on designing, implementing and promoting electronic inclusion programs.

 

While several European Governments are supporting electronic inclusion and have made great strides towards the 2010 goal, the report reveals mixed results across various countries. These variations have been analyzed and a number of recommendations have been made:

 

  • Know your audience: technology has to be adapted to the audience it is intended for in order to answer more efficiently to its needs
  • Develop infrastructure: countries have to develop adequate infrastructure to be able to support IT programs
  • Raise awareness: it is important to raise awareness of the benefits of technology to overcome resistance
  • Work with established groups: partner with local groups in order to better understand the needs of the population and to be able to tailor the solutions proposed
  • Training: while providing access to technology is important, it is as important to provide training and support to people
  • Look ahead: it is important to stay up-to-date with technology trends and consider the impact on current projects

 

Gordon Graylish, Vice President, Intel, Europe, Middle East and Africa said: “We believe that access to information technology should be a right not a privilege. By combining public and private efforts we can achieve best results in improving digital literacy. No country, company or organization can do this alone. We know that ICT can make a difference and sharing best known methods will be critical for success.”

 

For a free copy of the briefing paper, please go to the following website:

 

                                           www.eiu.com/sponsor/Intel/e-inclusion

Contacts:


Intel Media Relations:

Diana Kaaserer, tel. +49 172 89 20 686, diana.kaaserer@intel.com

 

Economist Intelligence Unit:

Joanne McKenna, Press Liaison, tel. +44 20 7576 8188, joannemckenna@eiu.com

 

About Intel

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives to continuously advance how people work and live.

 

Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom and blogs.intel.com.

 

About the Economist Intelligence Unit

The Economist Intelligence Unit is the business information arm of The Economist Group, publisher of The Economist. Through our global network of about 650 analysts, we continuously assess and forecast political, economic and business conditions in 200 countries. As the world's leading provider of country intelligence, we help executives make better business decisions by providing timely, reliable and impartial analysis on worldwide market trends and business strategies.

 

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Intel® Health Guide is the First Product in a Series Designed to Enable More Personalised Care Management for Chronic and Age-related Conditions

 

LONDON, UK, Nov. 20, 2008 – Intel Corporation today announced the Intel® Health Guide, a care management tool designed for healthcare professionals who treat patients with chronic conditions, for the UK. The Intel Health Guide represents Intel’s entry into a new category of personal health systems that go beyond the simple remote patient monitoring systems available today.

 

The Intel Health Guide, a regulated device that carries the CE mark under the EU Medical Device Directive, is a comprehensive personal health system that combines an in-home patient device — the Intel Health Guide PHS6000 — as well as an online interface — the Intel® Health Care Management Suite — allowing clinicians to monitor patients in their homes and manage care remotely. Additional localised European language versions of the Intel Health Guide will be announced throughout 2009.

 

“The Intel Health Guide is a step forward in offering more personalised and effective management of chronic health conditions in the home,” said Louis Burns, vice president and general manager of the Intel Digital Health Group. “Intel has spent years researching the needs of healthcare professionals, carers and patients, and we are now moving to launch a series of products that will help extend care from the hospital to the home. Our products will help address the challenges of an ageing population and rising rates of chronic disease.”

 

The Intel Health Guide promotes greater patient engagement and more efficient care by enabling communication between patients and healthcare professionals and providing clinicians with access to the most current, actionable data. The solution offers interactive tools for personalised care management and includes vital sign collection, patient reminders, surveys, multimedia educational content, and feedback and communications tools, such as video conferencing and alerts. Clinicians have ongoing access to data so that they can better manage each patient’s condition while patients benefit from customised care in the comfort of their own home.

 

Intel is collaborating with healthcare industry leaders in Europe to demonstrate the clinical benefits of the Intel Health Guide for a wide range of chronic conditions. European pilots are underway with healthcare organisations such as NHS Lothian, UK, the Institute for Prevention and Telemedicine (IPT) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The objective is to assess how the Health Guide integrates with different care management models in the home. These first studies focus on the ability to demonstrate improved health outcomes for conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure.

 

Martin Egan, Director of eHealth, NHS Lothian said, “We are delighted to be at the heart of this pioneering work through our pilot programme. Initial findings show that patients experience additional reassurance from the telehealth system and the early indications around the reduction of hospital admissions look promising. We are now working toward the expansion of the programme across Lothian.”

 

The pilot in The Netherlands is a cooperative effort between the Academic Medical Center (AMC) in Amsterdam, the Institute for Prevention and Telemedicine (IPT) and Intel. The project involves cardiologists and patients from the congestive heart failure (CHF) outpatient clinic of the AMC under the supervision of Professor Bas De Mol, Head of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

 

Intel is also working with leading organisations that have an understanding of healthcare delivery to develop unique patient care plans as well as multimedia educational content for chronic conditions. In the UK, Intel has worked with the Map of Medicine and using their existing pathways developed care plans for use on the Intel Health Guide that are based on best practice and evidence to help patients and their clinicians effectively manage their condition at home. Care plans were developed for a number of chronic conditions including diabetes, heart failure and COPD.

 

Tunstall Healthcare Group, a leading provider of telecare and telehealth solutions, is the first official market channel partner for the Intel Health Guide in the UK. James Buckley, Tunstall CEO said, "By adding the Intel Health Guide to our portfolio of healthcare offerings, Tunstall will be further equipped to provide its customers with the best in care management solutions." Intel is also currently working with other leading market channel partners in the UK to bring the Intel Health Guide to market.

 

The Intel Health Guide is designed to be used by healthcare professionals to manage their patients’ health at home and is not currently available for general consumer purchase. The Intel Health Guide received 510(k) market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July 2008 and was announced on Nov. 10, 2008 in the U.S.

 

Additionally, Intel plans to use the core technology components of the solution to build products targeted for new areas such as independent living and programmes for health and wellbeing management, and to support new devices such as mobile phones and handhelds.

 

For More Information

For more information on the Intel Health Guide, visit www.intel.com/healthcare/telehealth.

To learn more about Intel in healthcare, go to www.intel.com/healthcare.

 

About Intel

Intel [NASDAQ: INTC], the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom and blogs.intel.com.

 

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At CeBIT 2008 Intel celebrates its fortieth-anniversary by focussing on innovation in mobility, energy efficiency, client management and high-performance computing.

Feldkirchen, February 11, 2008 – At CeBIT 2008 (Hannover, March 4 - 9), under the banner “IT starts with the chip,” Intel will present a comprehensive range of 45-nm products. CeBIT’s visitors will be able to satisfy their curiosity about Intel’s new chips, which significantly enhance performance while simultaneously improving energy efficiency. Intel’s leading-edge processor technology enables the development of a new category of pocket-size mobile Internet devices as well as, inspiring new usage models for IT in healthcare and supporting a range of high-performance computing solutions. Exciting examples of all this and more will be displayed at Intel’s stand (Pavilion P33). Intel’s stand and program at CeBIT this year have been reset to mirror the fair’s new approach to delivering content tailored to specific audiences: from Tuesday to Friday, Pavilion P33 will highlight business themes such as IT and Health and The Efficient Computer Center; over the weekend, the stand will transform into a consumer arena where numerous activities and events from Formula 1 racing and gaming will take place.

More than 40 Years of Moore’s Law

Intel’s presence at CeBIT 2008 celebrates the company’s long and successful 40-year history and reveals revolutionary perspectives on future technologies. Above all, this means that Moore’s Law has been active for the past four decades: Moore’s

Law predicts that the density of transistors on processors will double every two years, which means that computing power takes another big leap forward every 24 months. Last year, Intel’s new 45nm Hafnium-Based High-k Metal formula brought the greatest change to the semiconductor industry in more than four decades. This new processor technology increases switching speeds by up to 20 percent while simultaneously consuming 30 percent less switching current. It’s thus no coincidence that “Efficiency and Performance” are two central themes for Intel’s presence at CeBIT this year.

Live at Intel’s Stand

Everything at Intel’s Pavilion P33 revolves around four core themes: Mobility, Energy Efficiency, Client Management and High-Performance Computing. Visitors in the Mobility area will be introduced to mobile and ultra-mobile devices, as well as to Harman-Becker’s newest computer technology for automobiles, which is based on the same mobile processor technology. Visitors to the Energy Efficiency Workshop can witness the improved energy efficiency of desktop and notebook PCs, enabling users to reduce energy consumption and extend the lifespan of the rechargeable batteries in their computers. The Client Management segment will clearly demonstrates how Intel® vPro™ processor technology enables efficient central management for both desktop and notebook PCs with enhanced ease and security. Visitors to the High-Performance area can witness first-hand the ultra-high performance that processors can now deliver; for those interested there will be special live demos of complex computational flow.

Silicon everywhere – a computer center with utmost performance and solar energy

Directly in front of Pavilion P33, Intel and Sun Microsystems will together present the “Blackbox,” a computer center inside a standard container. The ecological electrical current for this center will be collaboratively supplied by three businesses from Thuringia: ersol Solar Energy AG (a manufacturer of solar cells), GSS Gebäude-Solarsysteme GmbH (a maker of photovoltaic modules and installations) and Altec GmbH. Visitors can acquire in-depth knowledge about this futuristic mobile computer center, which is equipped with Intel-based hardware.

Intel’s Partners and Its On-stage Program

Together with renowned exhibiting partners, Intel will present in Pavilion P33 a large number of innovations based on Intel® technology. Fujitsu Siemens Computers, IBM, Maxdata, NEC, Panasonic, SUN Microsystems, Symantec and T-Systems will be onsite during the Business Days (March 4 – 7); Bitdefender, Dell, Maxdata, Nvidia, Medion and the ESL (Electronic Sports League) will be represented during the Consumer Weekend (March 8 – 9). Furthermore, an attractive on-stage

 

program will take place throughout the entire duration of the trade fair. Details about this will be made accessible in mid February at www.intel.de/CeBIT.

 

CeBIT Weekend: Formula 1 and Gaming

The consumer-themed weekend will feature special highlights for racing and gaming fans. For example, the final of the Intel® Racing Tour will take place in Pavilion P33 on Sunday, March 9, from 2 to 3 pm, when Intel will welcome a racecar driver from BMW Motorsport, who will award the winner with the grand prize: a BMW Z4 M coupe. Additionally, throughout the weekend, gaming fans will be welcome to watch world tour’s final of the Intel® Extreme Masters 2. The winners will be awarded with 285,000 U.S. dollars in prize money, to be announced on Sunday, March 9.

Further information and details about all Intel events at CeBIT will be available starting in mid February 2008 at www.intel.de/CeBIT.

 

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Feldkirchen, February 04. 2008 - Again this year Intel would like to welcome you at CeBIT show in Hanover. Under the motto "IT starts with the Chip" core topics are performance and efficiency. Intel is exhibiting its comprehensive range of 45nm products and provides latest information and updates on the development of pocket-sized, mobile Internet devices based on the new UMPC platform and ultra high performance solutions. Moreover thrilling examples for car IT solutions and IT in the health care sector will be on display. Tuesday through Friday Pavilion P33 will be dedicated to business topics such as IT and Health Care or Efficient Data Centers, at weekend the pavilion will change into a consumer area with numerous Formula 1 and gaming activities and events taking place like the final of the Intel® Racing Tour and the final of the World Tour of the Intel® Extreme Masters 2.

Intel at CeBIT 2008: Pavilion P33

Business Days: Tuesday, March 04. to Friday, March 07. Consumer/Gaming Days: Saturday, March 08 to Sunday, March 09

Intel Press Conference

IT starts with the Chip

When: Tuesday, March 04 2008, 09.00 – 10.00 am

Where: Hall 3B, Convention Center

What: Christian Morales, Vice President und General Manager, Intel EMEA, presents news, details and updates on Intel’s 45nm products for server, desktop and mobile/ultra mobile. Moreover car IT will be one of the key topics.

Biography of Christian Morales: www.intel.com/pressroom/kits/bios/morales.htm

Further Intel Press Events at CeBIT 2008

Intel Booth Tour

When: Monday, March 03 2008, 4.00 – 5.00 pm

Where: Pavilion P33

What: Mike H. Cato, Manager Corporate Communications, Intel GmbH

Booth tour; highlights and partner solutions

 

Intel Mobile & Ultra Mobile Briefing – Mobile and Ultra Mobile Technologies

When: Thursday, March 06 2008, 10.00 – 11.00 am

Where: Hall 17, Convention Center

What: Karen Regis, Marketing Director Mobile Platform Group

Pankaj Kedia, Director Global Ecosystem Ultra Mobility Group

Current and coming notebook technologies, recent MID developments

 

Intel Digital Enterprise & Desktop Briefing

When: Thursday, March 06 2008, 11.30 am – 12.30 pm

Where: Hall 17, Convention Center

What: Steve Peterson, Director Chipset and Graphics Marketing

Zane Ball, Director of Microprocessor Product Marketing

Shannon Poulin, Enterprise Marketing Director Server Platforms Marketing Group

News and updates on the latest 45 nm desktop and server processors and the corresponding Chipsets

 

Intel Digital Health Briefing

When: Thursday, March 06 2008, 1.00 – 2.00 pm

Where: Hall 17, Convention Center

What: Christian Ganz, Manager Digital Health

Update on advanced IT in the health care environment

Gaming and Formula 1 in Pavilion P33

Final Intel Racing Tour

When: Sunday, March 09 2008, 2.00 – 3.00 pm

Where: Pavilion P33

What: Guest: Driver BMW Motorsport; Winner star prize: BMW Z4 M Coupé

 

Final Extreme Masters World Tour

When: Saturday, March 08 – Sunday, March 09 2008

Where: Pavilion P33

What: Total prize money: 285.000 US-Dollar

Intel stage program in Pavilion P33

Throughout the show an attractive stage program will take place in Pavilion P33, containing presentations, discussions and shows. Focussed topics are IT and Health, Efficient Data Center, Car IT and Mobility. For details please go to www.intel.de/CeBIT (from mid February).

 

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom and blogs.intel.com.

 

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Research reveals Europeans are confident about their technology know-how while many favour their laptop PCs over chocolate!

 

SWINDON, UK, January 07, 2008 – Results from a European survey1 of laptop PC users released today by Intel, reveals that 98 percent2 rate their laptop PC skills highly and a remarkable 67 percent boast that they are advanced in their knowledge going as far as classing themselves as ‘experts’. The male respondents seem more self-assured than the women when it comes to their laptop PC skills, with 26 percent ranking themselves as ‘experts’, whereas just eight percent of women give themselves such a high ranking. Respondents from Italy and Spain seem to be leading the pack when it comes to laptop PC know-how, with respondents in both countries proudly stating that they are laptop PC pros, whilst the more modest Brits feel they have intermediate skills. The survey also revealed that, confident in their knowledge, consumers freely shop, bank and socialise online and consider their laptop PCs as part of their lifestyle.

 

Laptop PC users polled feel safe and competent shopping online on a daily basis. Lured by the ease and convenience, these virtual shoppers are regularly browsing online – nearly 70 percent do so once a week or more – no doubt beating the queues during the busy New Year sales. Online banking is another popular pursuit, with 75 percent of respondents confident enough to manage their money online.

 

A question of style - For the majority of consumers, their laptop PCs are not just a tool, but a lifestyle accessory. Some 74 percent see their laptop PCs as a reflection of their personality, an accessory that must project the right image to the world. Notably the Italian respondents - renowned for their attention to image and style - are the most preoccupied with their laptop persona, with 86 percent conscious of what their model says about them. The German respondents, on the other hand, are far more concerned with practicality and a model that reflects how tech-savvy they are. Respondents from Russia and Poland are the least concerned with style, with almost half claiming it is not important.

 

A lifeline - Respondents confirm the advent of social networking – which has fuelled the popularity of sites like Facebook3 - nine in ten stating they rely on their laptop PCs for communication. In line with the true female communicative style, women were more likely than men to use their laptop PCs for communication. One in four admits their laptop PC is so integral to their lifestyle that they take it on holiday with them while one in three would be prepared to give up sweets and chocolates for an entire year rather than sacrifice their laptop PCs!

 

Today’s clued-up laptop PC users know exactly what they want when choosing a laptop PC, and are not afraid to demand more. Whether it is longer battery life, energy efficiency or HD-DVD capabilities, sought by 60 percent, 56 percent and 72 percent of respondents respectively, consumers’ expectations are high. The male respondents are more likely to want a great gaming experience from heightened multimedia capabilities, while the female respondents care more for storing treasured photos and videos.

 

As consumers become increasingly demanding it is vital that laptop technology continues to improve and evolve to meet their expectations. Intel will introduce the latest generation of Intel® Centrino® processor technology based laptops in January 2008, providing users with improved performance and battery life in addition to enhanced HD-DVD functionality and including the award-winning 45nm Intel Core™2 Duo processor.

 

 

About the research

Intel commissioned leading research company Loudhouse to reveal trends and attitudes of laptop users across nine European countries: the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden and the UK. Using an online methodology, 2,700 laptop users were questioned in December 2007 – 300 interviews in each country.

 

Gender profiles were evenly split between male and female and responses came from the following age groups:

• 18 – 24 years: 38 percent

• 25 – 34 years: 40 percent

• 35 – 44 years: 14 percent

• 45 – 54 years: 5 percent

• 55+: 3 percent

 

About Intel

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom and blogs.intel.com

 

1 The survey questioned 2700 laptop PC owners from the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

 

2 A combination of expert, advanced and intermediate responses

 

3 Online social media tool with over 127.3 million European members (comScore, 2007), allowing friends to meet and reconnect with each other online.

Over the past year, online social networking has gained momentum thanks to companies like Facebook* and Linked-In,* while online video consumption has increased by 80 percent from September 2006 to April 2007 as movie-lovers downloaded more digital files than ever before1. In 2008, people are likely to continue to access their favourite Web sites but increasingly they will want to do that ‘on-the-go’, as part of a dynamic, mobile lifestyle. Advancements in mobile computing will continue to support the increasing popularity of notebooks as people opt to make their PCs as mobile as they are.

 

 

Notebook PCs are expected to represent more than 50 percent of the value of PCs shipped worldwide during 2007, and more than half of the global volume by 2009. 2 For the first time during the third quarter of 2007 sales of notebook PCs overtook sales of desktop PCs in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)3. Notebook manufacturers are fuelling this demand by tailoring their products so they appeal to a wider audience - from fashionistas to students, from gamers to outdoor types. As a result, in 2008 notebooks will feature more options for customisation and technology innovation will deliver a more vivid multimedia experience, as well as wider connectivity options and improved energy-efficiency. As notebook innovation progresses, people’s computing experience will increasingly be defined by what they are doing, not where they are doing it.



Notebooks’ popularity on the rise:

The demand for notebooks continues to rise, particularly in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) – a traditional stronghold for mobility adoption - where notebook shipments exceeded expectations in the third quarter of 2007, recording over 45 percent growth year-on-year.4 This trend is likely to continue as notebooks become faster, lighter, and more energy-efficient, and more people experience the benefits of mobile computing.

Did you know? Notebooks powered by Intel® Centrino® processor technology have been enabling new levels of mobile computing since they entered the market in 2003 - offering consumers and business users high performance, energy efficiency and wireless connectivity in light and sleek designs.


Faster, wider wireless connectivity: In 2008 and beyond, consumers and businesses will take advantage of faster, more widespread wireless connectivity for easier ways to access the Internet on-the-go. Most cities across Europe already offer a variety of wireless connectivity options through both chargeable and free Wi-Fi hotspots. The European mobile broadband market is expected to grow at an annual compound growth rate of 22.9 percent during the next five years to reach USD $4.1 billion5.

Did you know? Intel has certified 90,000 Intel Centrino processor technology verified wireless hotspots worldwide. Intel’s technology solutions support a variety of wireless standards – including Wi-Fi6, 3G7, and WiMAX8 – allowing people to achieve anytime, anywhere connectivity.


Mobile WiMAX comes of age: WiMAX is the next giant step in wireless network evolution that mobilizes your Internet - miles from the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot. Mobile WiMAX blankets large areas - wide area networks (WANs), be they metropolitan, suburban or rural - with multi-megabit-per-second mobile broadband Internet access. WiMAX frees broadband from location, transforming it into personal mobile broadband that moves with you. As technology innovation advances in 2008 and demand for broadband is fuelled by high consumption of multimedia content like high-definition (HD) video, music and photos, WiMAX will gradually gather momentum and become more widespread.

Did you know? Intel has been very active in driving further development around WiMAX in Europe, and in 2008, Intel will announce the industry’s first integrated Wi-Fi / WiMAX module solution codenamed Echo Peak - which will be offered as an option for notebooks based on next-generation Intel Centrino processor technology - codenamed Montevina - in 2008.


Notebooks go Hollywood: European consumers are expected to spend €690 million on movie downloads by the end of 2010, a massive increase from less than €10 million in 2005.9 To meet HD demands, future Intel Centrino-based notebooks will be equipped with integrated HD-DVD*/Blu-ray* support and High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connectivity to HD TVs.

Did you know? Intel has been very active in will launch the next generation of Intel Centrino processor technology, codenamed Montevina, in late 2008. This next-generation technology will deliver considerable improvements in multimedia performance as well as integrated WiMAX for greater wireless broadband access.


Wide screens for notebook PCs: In response to growing demand for HD entertainment, notebook PCs with wide-screen liquid crystal displays (LCD) are likely to become more popular and widespread. This will present particular benefits for gamers and anybody using graphics-

intensive applications, who will enjoy a more immersive experience without the need for auxiliary display screens.

Did you know? Gamers can enjoy the ultimate mobile gaming experience on with Intel Centrino-based notebooks, built on the Intel® Core2 Extreme dual-core mobile processor – for lightning-fast responses and an immersive user experience.


Notebooks get smaller: In response to today’s dynamic lifestyle requirements for improved portability we can expect notebooks to continue their trends towards thinner and lighter designs in 2008. An innovative range of Ultra-Mobile PCs (UMPC*) will lead the way for those in need of extreme portability. UMPCs will provide full PC capability in ultra light and small form factors for on-the-go business users.

Did you know? In the first half of 2008, Intel will introduce a platform codenamed Menlow, which will deliver 10x lower power compared to the first UMPCs in the market.


Internet in your pocket - the advent of Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs): Fixed mobile convergence (FMC) will mature in 2008, enabling people to have one device offering high-quality voice and data capabilities for both personal and professional use. The increased adoption of FMC will lead to the emergence of MID, offering a full Internet experience that can fit in your pocket - enabling users to communicate, entertain, access information, and be productive while on the go. The worldwide FMC market is forecast to grow to USD$46.3 billion by 2010, while the number of worldwide FMC subscribers is expected to increase from 188,000 in 2006 to 38.2 million in 2010.10

Did you know? The upcoming Intel MID platform, codenamed Menlow (scheduled for launch in the first half of 2008) will deliver energy efficient performance and can fit in a motherboard the size of an average photograph (74mm x 143mm or approximately 3in. x 5in.).


Getting personal - customisation is the new king: Whether you are a gamer or fashionista, a speed demon or a film enthusiast, PC manufacturers offer an increasing range of notebooks to suit your usage model and personality in 2008. Notebooks are now available in a rainbow of colours and a variety of sizes – but the personalization does not stop there. For instance, Polish designer Luxis* (www.luxis.pl) customizes notebooks with luxurious designs of your choice and Dell* produces ‘skinits’, enabling users to design their own notebook skins or choose from an existing extensive range.

Did you know? You can find notebooks based on Intel Centrino processor technology in a variety of cutting- edge designs from PC manufacturers. For some examples see: http://www.intel.com/personal/shopping-assistant/laptop-buying-tips.htm.


About Intel

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom and http://blogs.intel.com.

Intel, Intel logo, Intel Core and vPro trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

1 Source: Jupiter Research, European Online Video Use, July 25, 2007: European online video use grew by 80 percent from September 2006 to April 2007.

2 Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker, September 2007.

3 Source: IDC EMEA, Quarterly PC Tracker, Q3 2007 Preliminary Results.

4 Source: IDC EMEA, Quarterly PC Tracker, Q3 2007 Preliminary Results.

5 Berg Insight, Mobile Broadband adoption, June 28, 2007.

 

6 Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is a term for certain types of wireless local area network (WLAN) that use specifications in the 802.11 family.

 

 

7 3G refers to the third generation of developments in wireless technology, especially mobile communications.

 

 

 

 

 

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