Intel CEO: Latest Platforms, Processors Form New Foundations for Digital Entertainment and Wireless Computing - Jan 5, 2006 08:00 PM (BusinessWire)
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2006--Intel Corporation:
-- Otellini Introduces Intel(R) Viiv(TM) Technology
-- AOL, ClickStar, DIRECTV, NBC Universal Alliances
-- Launches Next-Generation Intel(R) Centrino(R) Duo Mobile Technology to Advance Laptops
-- New Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo Processor Redefines Performance-Per-Watt
Intel Corporation President and CEO Paul Otellini today unveiled two platforms and several content alliances that provide the foundation for new experiences from digital entertainment and wireless laptops -- and include the new high-performance, low-power Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo processor.
Noting the transformation now underway in entertainment, Otellini introduced the company's new home platform -- Intel(R) Viiv(TM) technology -- and several commitments from top U.S. and international entertainment companies including AOL, DIRECTV, NBC Universal, Turner Broadcasting's GameTap, ESPN, Televisa and Eros. ClickStar announced its first feature film, "10 Items or Less," with a plan for an Internet premiere within weeks of its theatrical release, an industry first. These and other developments will bring millions of songs, movies, programs and games to the PC in 2006.
Intel Viiv technology-based entertainment PCs will help make it easier for families to download, store, view, manage and share all kinds of digital entertainment and information on a choice of TV, PC, laptop and hand-held viewing screens.
Intel(R) Centrino(R) Duo mobile technology improves performance and battery life for the fast-growing wireless laptop market segment. Otellini also introduced the ground-breaking Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo processor -- powerful dual core silicon supporting the Intel Centrino Duo and certain Intel Viiv technology models. The processor is well equipped to deliver performance-per-watt efficiency and sleek designs for entertainment PCs, notebooks and CE-like devices.