Following its introduction at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show, the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor family is being met with praise and recognition from leading publications and was named Best of CES by CNET, LAPTOP Magazine, PC Magazine, Notebooks.com, and others. The processors also received editors’ choice awards from Popular Mechanics and Hot Stuff and Best of Show from Gizmodo. The positive response to the new processors is credited to their combination of responsive, adaptive performance with visually smart, seamlessly stunning experiences. In its CES Hot Stuff Awards, Hot Stuff refers to this as “brawn as well as beauty” and in its Best of CES roundup, Huffington Post says that laptops based on 2nd Gen Intel Core “packs more punch”.

On “In Defense of Data,” an online forum aimed at improving data security, Intel Chief Security Officer Malcolm Harkins argues that prohibiting employee activities in an effort to increase laptop data security is pointless. Instead, businesses should “embrace risk,” encourage employee-owned computers, social media access and mobile computing. Personal responsibility and technology – encryption, back-ups and new antitheft technologies – will protect the data.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jan. 10, 2011 – Intel Corporation today announced that it has entered into a new comprehensive long-term patent cross license agreement with NVIDIA. The companies have also resolved pending litigation in Chancery Court in Wilmington, Del., ending all outstanding legal disputes between the companies.

 

"This agreement ends the legal dispute between the companies, preserves patent peace and provides protections that allow for continued freedom in product design," said Doug Melamed, Intel senior vice president and general counsel. "It also enables the companies to focus their efforts on innovation and the development of new, innovative products."

 

Under the transaction, Intel receives a license to NVIDIA's patents subject to the terms of the agreement. NVIDIA receives a license to Intel's patents subject to the terms of the agreement, including that x86 and certain other products are not licensed to NVIDIA under the agreement. Intel and NVIDIA have also exchanged broad releases for all legal claims, including any claims of breach of their previous license agreement. Intel will pay NVIDIA $1.5 billion over the next 5 years. This obligation will be recognized as a liability totaling approximately $1.4 billion, on a discounted basis. Intel recognized an expense of $100 million in the fourth-quarter of 2010, classified as "marketing, general and administrative." The remaining amount, approximately $1.3 billion, will be recognized as an intangible asset in the first quarter of 2011 and will be amortized into cost of sales over future periods.With the exception of one agreement term that is confidential, the agreement will be made available in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and can be viewed at www.intel.com/pressroom/legal.

 

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At the National Retail Federation (NRF) show today, Intel announced the release of the Intel® Expressway Tokenization Broker. Offered in conjunction with Intel® Expressway Service Gateway, Intel’s industry-leading XML security gateway appliance, Tokenization Broker lowers costs and dramatically simplifies administration of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, or PCI DSS, compliance for organizations across all industry types, by replacing customers’ Primary Account Number, or PAN, information with secure tokens.  For downstream applications that receive such tokens, PCI scope is either reduced or completely eliminated. Click here to learn more about our new solution.

Imagine the possibilities as a person approaches a digital sign equipped with Intel® AIM Suite capabilities. This software can – totally anonymously – gather basic viewer demographics such as age range, gender and the amount of time a person spends looking at the sign. By analyzing the data in real-time, the software can change the content of signs to align with the viewer’s demographics, meaning consumers can see more targeted, relevant advertising and advertisers can gather more accurate data for tracking return-on-investment. Field trials are being conducted this year. See the press kit for more information.

Intel unveiled its vision for the future of retail at the National Retail Federation Expo in New York featuring industry leaders adidas, Best Buy, Kraft Foods and Procter & Gamble and research from the MIT Media Lab.  Attendees experienced tech demos with 3D images and touch-screen displays that merge the best of in-store and online shopping features. Powered by 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors and Intel® Atom™ processors, the innovative retail solutions demonstrated how retailers can promote brand interaction through technology to deliver an engaging and visually stunning shopping experience for consumers. See videos and photos on the press kit.

IM Flash Technologies (IMFT) was recognized by Electronic Design News (EDN) editors as one of the Hot Products of 2010 for its development of 25-nanometer, 3-bit-per-cell NAND flash memory.  The joint Intel-Micron development work produced the industry’s highest capacity, smallest NAND chip introducing higher cost efficiencies and storage capacity for the competitive USB, Secure Digital flash card and consumer electronics markets.

Concept Unveils 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor-based Solutions and Intel® AIM Suite Video Analytics

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Intel features adidas*, Best Buy*, Kraft Foods*, MIT Media Lab* and Procter & Gamble* in future of retail concept.
  • 2nd Generation Intel® CoreTM processors power the latest retail and digital signage concepts.
  • Harley Davidson*, NEC* and The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino* support Intel’s new video analytics technology, Intel® AIM Suite, which anonymously collects viewer metrics.

 

National Retail Federation Convention, New York, Jan. 10, 2011– Intel Corporation today unveiled its Connected Store concept, a two-story, 2,400 square-foot futuristic retail storefront equipped with the latest technology for the retail and digital signage market segments.

 

Powered by 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors, previous-generation Intel® Core™ processors and Intel® Atom™ processors, the Connected Store features interactive demonstrations and proof-of-concepts that aim to integrate the best of online and mobile shopping with traditional retail environments. Notable industry brands such as adidas*, Best Buy*, Kraft Foods* and Procter & Gamble*, in addition to researchers at the MIT Media Lab*, worked with Intel to create these experiences and showcase what's possible.

 

"Intel's innovative retail solutions are designed to meet the changing needs of tomorrow's marketplace by promoting brand interaction and delivering a more personalized and enjoyable shopping experience," said Jose Avalos, general manager, Embedded Computing Division, Intel. "The interactive demos illustrate how retailers are able to reduce energy consumption, lower total cost of ownership and increase profits with features such as remote manageability and anonymous video analytics."

 

Several of the proof-of concepts feature the company's first "visibly smart" 2nd Generation Intel Core processor family that combines visuals and 3-D graphics technology with performance-leading microprocessors on a single chip. Demos involving Intel® Retail Interactive Fashion Experience, adiVERSE (a virtual search engine footwear wall) and the Intel® Digital Signage Endcap all show unique ways to seamlessly integrate these technologies into a retail environment with benefits for retailers and consumers alike.

 

Intel today also announced Intel® AIM Suite, a new video analytics technology for anonymous audience measurement in retail and digital signage applications in traditional storefronts. Showcasing the software capabilities via demos in the Connected Store, Intel AIM Suite anonymously monitors viewer metrics such as age, gender and length of attention. This enables retailers and advertisers to deliver targeted content for individual viewers and track return on investment with greater accuracy. Leading brands supporting Intel AIM Suite technology include Harley-Davidson* in Canada, NEC* and The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino* in Las Vegas.

 

Demos highlighted in the storefront include the Intel Retail Interactive Fashion Experience, adiVERSE, Intel Digital Signage Endcap Concept, Next Generation Meal Planning Solution, LuminAR* Augmented Product Display Counter, Next Generation Quick-Service Restaurant Kiosk, Secure Point-of-Sale Self Check-out Kiosk, and Intel® Expressway Tokenization Broker.

 

More information on the interactive demonstrations featured in the Intel booth is available in the NRF Demo Fact Sheet and the Smarter Devices with Intel® Embedded Press Kit.

 

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