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4 Takeaways From Hannover Messe 2017

I had the pleasure of attending this year’s Hannover Messe, the world’s leading industrial show. I traveled to beautiful Hannover, Germany, to attend this event, which is 11 years in the running. This year, 225,000 visitors were treated to a number of new themes: Industry 4.0, smart robotics, and the energy systems of the future. …continue reading 4 Takeaways From Hannover Messe 2017

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How Intel Xeon processor E5 v4 Family Quiets “Noisy Neighbors”

Imagine you’re sitting down to study for that big test or to prepare for a big presentation. You’ve got your tea, some brain food on hand, and you’ve secured some peace and quiet. It’s the perfect situation to get work done efficiently. Then, all of a sudden, the garage band next door decides to start …continue reading How Intel Xeon processor E5 v4 Family Quiets “Noisy Neighbors”

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Teen’s “Flying Wing” Aircraft Wins Global Science Fair

Germany’s Ivo Zell won the top prize at Intel ISEF 2017 for his “flying wing” aircraft, while runners-up awards honored a neural network that tracks space debris and a laser-based wireless network. Five years ago in Lorch, Germany, then 13-year-old Ivo Zell got hooked on model planes. Intrigued by aeronautical design, he read everything he could … Continued

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Getting Fit in Virtual Reality

Both hardcore gamers and fitness enthusiasts reap the cardio benefits of working out in virtual reality. A funny thing happened when hardcore gamers started playing games in virtual reality (VR): they broke a sweat. While jumping, hitting and dodging imaginary opponents, players inadvertently got a workout. Exercising without intending to exercise is an unexpected but … Continued

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Powering New User Experiences with the Visual Cloud

About this time last year, I wrote a blog on The Visual Cloud Second Wave, a trend characterized by applications for virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D scene understanding and interactivity, and immersive live experiences. Collectively, these visual applications deliver compelling user experiences that enrich people’s lives, and just about everyone is betting that they are …continue reading Powering New User Experiences with the Visual Cloud

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Building a Better World is Our Business: Intel’s 2016 CSR Report

Today, we released Intel’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report, a comprehensive review of our approach to corporate responsibility and  performance in key areas including environmental sustainability, supply chain responsibility, diversity and inclusion, and social impact. As you’ll see in the report, we made … Read more >

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VR Entrepreneurs Rethink Real Estate, Retail and Education

VR entrepreneurs open doors for real estate, retail and education leaders to offer immersive, interactive digital experiences. On paper, architect Ignacio Rodriguez designed a gorgeous Hollywood Hills home, but the potential owner couldn’t envision how the multi-million dollar abode would look after it was built. Rather than hitting the drawing board, Rodriguez turned to his … Continued

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Digital Pathology is Transforming Cancer Treatment

What’s the problem with healthcare? Ask a dozen people and you’ll get probably more than a dozen different answers. But one theme that crops up time and again is the ageing of our population. When I first qualified as a doctor, it was remarkable to have a 90-year-old patient. Now, I regularly do house visits …continue reading Digital Pathology is Transforming Cancer Treatment

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A New Breakthrough in Persistent Memory Gets Its First Public Demo

For many applications running in today’s data centers, performance is impeded by I/O bottlenecks that slow the movement of data to and from the processor. While IT leaders understand the problem well, the solution has been elusive. Ideally, they would put more data into memory to close the data-to-processor gap, but that hasn’t been a …continue reading A New Breakthrough in Persistent Memory Gets Its First Public Demo

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Intel and SAP: Co-innovating to Drive Digital Transformation

This year’s SAPPHIRE NOW* conference reminds me of one of the keys to success for modern businesses: in this age of digital transformation, you need the right tools and technologies to gather and apply information at a rapid pace, well ahead of your competitors. For most businesses today, that means real-time insights and analytics to …continue reading Intel and SAP: Co-innovating to Drive Digital Transformation

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Healthcare: Blockchains Everywhere

Although applications of blockchain technology are still nascent, all signs point to widespread adoption in the health and life sciences (HLS), for multiple uses.  Blockchains offer so much ready-made, battle-tested capability — time stamps, ledgers, synchronized replication, immutability, non-repudiation, self-executing contracts — that one can hardly think of an HLS application unable to benefit. For …continue reading Healthcare: Blockchains Everywhere

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