Intel Technologies, Products and Partners Win Best Drone, Best Wearable and More
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2016 – At CES 2016 last week, Intel Corporation announced innovative technologies and collaborations aimed at delivering amazing experiences throughout daily life. Many of these innovations, ranging from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and wearables to new PCs and tablets, received an array of prestigious awards and recognition. For example, Intel’s leadership to integrate human-like senses into technology was recognized with various awards. Engadget, PC Magazine, The Verge and Videomaker named the Intel® Atom™ processor-powered Yuneec Typhoon H* the best drone of CES 2016. With Intel® RealSense™ technology, the Yuneec Typhoon H is capable of collision avoidance, has a “follow-me” feature, and a 4K camera. CNET, Gizmodo and Reuters also included the drone in their best-of-CES lists. PBS, Reuters and Wired included the Ninebot* Segway* robot in their best-of-CES roundups. Powered by the Intel Atom processor, the Ninebot Segway robot, which is also a personal transporter, uses Intel RealSense technology to navigate complex environments and intelligently interact with users. In wearables, the DAQRI Smart Helmet* with Intel RealSense technology and powered by an Intel® Core™ M processor was included in BGR’s best of CES write-up. Additionally, Engadget recognized the Empire EVS*, based on Recon’s Snow2 heads-up display (HUD) technology, as the best wearable. Recon Instruments, an Intel company, enabled Empire Paintball* to create a smart paintball mask that allows users to access live tactical information with a glance. Other Intel products, Intel-powered innovations and amazing experiences recognized at CES 2016 include:
- Intel’s new Compute Stick, powered by the 6th Generation Intel Core M processor or the latest quad-core Intel Atom processor, received the Editors’ Choice Award from USA Today’s Reviewed.com as well as Computer Shopper’s Best of CES.
- New PCs and tablets powered by Intel won CES Innovation Awards and were recognized by media outlets including Android Central,Digital Trends, GottaBeMobile, Laptop, Mashable, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Notebooks.com, Popular Mechanics, SlashGear, The Verge, Techlicious, TechnoBuffalo, TechRadar, Tom’s Guide and Tom’s Hardware. Many of these devices, including from Acer*, ASUS*, Dell*, HP*, LG*, Lenovo*, Razer*, Samsung* and Toshiba*, boast the powerful 6th Generation Intel Core processor, Intel’s best processor ever.
- Thunderbolt™ 3 was named an honoree by the CES Innovation Awards.
- TechSpot named Intel RealSense technology in its best of CES list.
These and other innovations showcased at CES 2016 are just a preview of the new, amazing experiences Intel technology will enable in areas including sports and gaming, health and wellness, and creativity.