Intels 'Rockstars' præsenterede fremtiden

Intels 'Rockstars' præsenterede fremtiden

Intel gav de besøgende chancen for et kig i krystalkuglen på sin årlige ”Research Day”, som blev afholdt i Californien, USA. Næsten 40 fremtidsprojekter og koncepter indenfor Øko-teknologi, 3D-Internet, Virksomheds-IT samt Trådløs Mobilitet blev præsenteret af Intels pionerer inden for udvikling og forskning. Selvsamme pionerer optræder også som nutidens rockstjerner i Intels nye markedsføringskampagne ” Sponsors of Tomorrow.

A sneak peek of tomorrow was provided by Intel Corporation today at the company’s annual Research@Intel Day. Nearly 40 futuristic projects and concepts were showcased in such areas as eco-technology, 3-D Internet, enterprise IT and wireless mobility. Intel also has a made public a beta Web site where users can play “point, counterpoint” by submitting a statement found online and learning whether he or she has been duped.

Two researchers on hand included Ajay Bhatt, the co-inventor of USB, the standard to connect devices to computers, and Joshua Smith, a pioneer in wireless power and robotics. Both are currently featured in a new commercial called “Rock Star,” which his part of the company’s current Sponsors of Tomorrow marketing campaign.

“I hope attendees get a chance to speak with and meet our very own rock stars from Intel Labs today,” said Justin Rattner, Intel’s chief technology officer. “What the researchers are developing today in the labs will ultimately make future computing and communications faster, easier and more energy efficient, and have a significant impact on people’s work and home life in the coming years.” 

Rattner, also an Intel Senior Fellow and vice president and director of Intel Labs, discussed recent changes to Intel’s research agendas and priorities. The goal is to improve the likelihood of impact and tightly align with the company’s overall growth vectors such as mobility, visual computing and system-on-chip design, where many more computing and communications functions are placed on a single piece of silicon. The new organization, called Intel Labs, will identify game-changing opportunities for tech innovation and deliver breakthrough discoveries in those areas.

Several of these research innovations were on display at the event. Demonstrations covered power efficiency for mobile devices, immersive connected experiences, mobility and enterprise IT. 

Platform power management (PPM), a research effort first discussed in this same forum last year, is one of the innovative power management technologies behind “Moorestown,” the codename of a future member of the Atom family that targets mobile Internet devices (MIDs). Rattner was joined onstage by Ticky Thakkar, Intel Fellow and director of platform architecture for the Ultra Mobile Group, to disclose that this research has helped enable up to a 50x reduction in platform idle power over today’s Atom-based platform, which translates to much longer battery life. 

The power reduction technique is a fundamentally new approach that introduces changes to silicon for enabling hardware to play a major role in reducing power consumption. In this new approach, hardware implements power policies set by the operating system to manage power in much less time and at much finer granularity. The computer will be able to quickly, aggressively and intelligently reduce power or even power down portions of the system not in use – as with wireless radios or I/O subsystems -- and immediately power back on when needed with zero impact to the user experience. Platform power management could someday benefit the full range of Intel products, from MIDs to high-performance servers.

"The Web" is nearly synonymous with "information." While much of this information is useful, a significant amount could be characterized as false, misleading or biased. Dispute finder is an early research effort from Intel Labs that enables Internet surfers to navigate through a minefield of contradicting information much easier.

While a user is reading an online news article, blog or Web site, text snippets are automatically highlighted if information found elsewhere contradicts a given claim made. Clicking on the highlighted snippet, like “a glass of wine a day is good for you,” reveals an argument graph showing sources on either side of the issue. Every single claim and evidence has been user generated, similar to how Wikipedia works, and are maintained in a central venue online where anyone can contribute.

As future Intel chips scale from a few cores to many, researchers at Intel Labs believe the transition to mainstream parallel computing will lead to a future Internet that is rich in 3-D graphics and relies a lot less on text, making possible a more immersive Internet experience with ultra-realistic 3-D visualizations and natural human-computer interfaces. Picture a travel Web site that allows you to check out your vacation destination, like New York City, before you actually get there. So in addition to a virtual walk around the hotel room, users could also check out Times Square, restaurants, nearby theaters and even walk the route to estimate how far they are from the hotel.

Intel has begun prototyping the 3-D Internet in the scientific world first, using a tool called ScienceSim. This is a common place on the net where scientists can create visual simulations online and collaborate more effectively using these capabilities. The idea is to advance research through visualization, like a model of coastal margins and tides in order to study the impacts of human activity.

The Internet’s original designers never anticipated its astounding growth and success. Consequently, the Internet relies on highly specialized network equipment often with hard coded support for a pre-defined set of packet routing capabilities. This presents challenges given the rapidly evolving demands of new applications. Intel researchers propose Router Bricks as a simple, but radical solution, allowing networks to be built from general-purpose computers rather than specialized equipment. The prototype demonstrated builds a high-speed router from clusters of Intel® XeonTM -based servers running open-source software. Rather than wait years for specialized routing hardware to evolve, network programmers in the future could cheaply and rapidly program new router functions using the familiar general purpose computer as their platform.

Link: Intel

Skrevet den 19. Jun 2009. Nyheden er læst 1752 gang(e).

Del med dine venner


0 kommentarer
Skriv kommentar til nyheden Kommentarer til nyheden fra Facebook


TP-LINK AV1200 Gigabit Powerline Netværk

TP-LINK har være på markedet i mange år efterhånden, og de fornyer hele tiden deres produktsortime

Læs Mere

Philips HR2195 ProBlend 6 blender

Blandt de mange stykker forbrugerelektronik, vi modtager her på, gemmer der sig en hel del blendere imellem

Læs Mere

SteelSeries Apex M800 mekanisk tastatur

Som nogle af de første i Danmark er nu klar med vores test af det spritnye Apex M800 fra SteelSeries. Apex

Læs Mere

ASUS ROG Maximus VII Hero

Endnu et bundkort fra ASUS Republic of Gamers serien har ramt redaktionen, og det er med stor fornøjelse,

Læs Mere

Pure Pop Mini FM/DAB radio

Pure, som laver lydudstyr af høj kvalitet i en klasse for sig selv, har denne gang tilsendt os en FM/DAB radio

Læs Mere

ADATA XPG Z1 2400 MHz DDR4 16GB kit

Endnu et 16 GB DDR4 kit har fundet vejen til Tweak.dks testbænk, og i denne omgang er der tale om ADATAs XPG Z1 2400

Læs Mere

TP-LINK 7-Port USB3.0 hub

TP-LINK, som ellers normalt laver ting til kommunikation, kommer denne gang lidt ud over deres eget sortiment med en USB 3

Læs Mere

Rapoo E9090P Wireless Illuminated Keyboard

Denne gang har Rapoo sendt os et af deres trådløse tastaturer. Dette tastatur er helt sit eget, da det har be

Læs Mere


Nyeste Videoer og Trailers

Seneste nyheder

Half-Life 3 bekræftet... sådan da

Mens vi alle sidder og venter på, at Lord Gaben breaker nyheden om, at Half-Life 3 er på vej, så kan vi i sted
Læs Mere

The Witcher 3: Game of Thrones Easter Egg

Det nyligt udgivne og allerede meget populære The Witcher 3 indeholder et Game of Thrones easter egg, som mang
Læs Mere unboxer Adexi Khapp Wild 'N' Powerful blenderen

Så er det igen blevet tid til, at vi her på skal have unboxet et af de efterhånden mange stykker forb
Læs Mere

Ny galakse skinner som 300 trillioner sole

Det amerikanske rumagentur NASA har netop meldt, at de har opdaget en ny galakse i verdensrummet, der har en h
Læs Mere

MobilePay på vej til REMA 1000

Den norske supermarkedskæde REMA 1000 har netop annonceret, at de er gået sammen med IT-virksomheden EG om at
Læs Mere

Kvinde tog selfie med pistol og skød sig selv

Selvom der selvfølgelig er tale om en tragisk hændelse, så kan vi ikke lade være med at tænke på, om dette er
Læs Mere

Gamle data måske gemt på din Android-smartphone

Hvis du er en af de efterhånden mange mennesker, der har for vane at sælge din gamle Android-smartphone, når e
Læs Mere anmelder Philips HR2195 ProBlend 6 blender

Blandt de mange stykker forbrugerelektronik, vi modtager her på, gemmer der sig en hel del blendere i
Læs Mere
Indsend nyhed
Har du fundet en fed nyhed så indsend den så alle andre på kan få glæde af den.