Chip Shot: Intel Announces New Xeon Processor Series for Embedded Devices

Intel Corporation announced today the availability of its Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1200 series-based platforms for embedded devices. Based on Intel’s first “visibly smart” micro-architecture, the new quad-core Xeon CPUs, paired with the Intel® C206 Chipset, offer added security capabilities provided by Error Correcting Code, which corrects memory errors without requiring a system reset, thereby enhancing performance and autonomous operation – all essential for remotely-managed, compute-intensive applications in embedded market segments such as retail, digital signage and banking.