Monthly Archives: June 2017

Dumpster Diving Robots: Using AI for Smart Recycling

Recycling facilities use robotic sorting stations and object-recognition technology to identify and put garbage in its proper place. Filled with intricate mazes of high-speed conveyor belts carrying yesterday’s garbage, high-tech recycling centers use sophisticated sensors to sort plastic from paper from aluminum. While this technology may streamline sorting, it’s not smart or nimble enough to … Continued

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Metro Makes Music from Sounds of Tennis Star Serena Williams

Digital mix master and music producer Metro Boomin takes original sounds of Serena Williams’ smashing forehand to create “Champion Sound.” After receiving his first laptop at age 13, Metro Boomin quickly became a prolific music producer. But little did he know a decade later he’d craft an anthem for the world’s top tennis women’s champion, … Continued

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3 Ways to Remove Information Highway Roadblocks with 5G Standards-Based Technologies

There’s no doubt about it. The information ‘superhighway’ is becoming increasingly congested and data capacity is a global challenge. World wide mobile data traffic grew 63 percent in 2016, reaching 7.2 exabytes per month. To put that in context, that … Read more >

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Electrical Engineer Tests New Memory Designs For Intel’s Latest Innovations

Name: Sodiq Balogun, Design Engineer Degree: University of District of Columbia, M.S., Electrical Engineering, 2016 Division: Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, Hudson, MA My name is Sodiq Balogun. I have been at Intel for the past 1.5 years, and it’s been … Read more >

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How Student Makers Solve Real-World Problems

Student makers tackle real-world challenges with Maker Share missions, creating innovative tech solutions driven by hands-on learning and a passion to make a difference. Whenever teenager Hannah Edge suffered an asthma attack, it often resulted in a trip to the emergency room for a spirometry test. The bulky diagnostic machine, which tests lung function, always … Continued

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Intel Applauds U.S. House Hearing on Self-Driving Cars

By Marjorie Dickman, Global Director & Associate General Counsel, Automated Driving and IoT Policy Today, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection convened a much anticipated hearing on “Self-Driving Vehicle Legislation.” Intel appreciates the strong leadership … Read more >

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New Intel Grant Program Invests $4.5 Million to Support STEM Pathways for HBCU Students

Shaping a more diverse technology industry requires that we rethink our sources of talent and broaden our recruiting pipeline to access available diverse talent. As part of our commitment to expand the talent pipeline, Intel is announcing the Intel HBCU … Read more >

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Inspiring a Love of Nature Through VR

From the sandstone dwellings of Petra to the sheer granite walls of Yosemite, computational photographer Greg Downing captures awe-inspiring places in VR. Photographer Greg Downing thought renting a donkey would be a good way to travel up the narrow cliffs to the lost ruins of Petra. After all, it’s a steep climb to the archaeological … Continued

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New Films Use Virtual Reality to Immerse Movie Fans

Leading filmmakers use 360-degree video, 3D-game-like environments, immersive sound, head mounted displays, motion chairs and even scent emitters to pull movie fans into the action. In one of the summer’s most anticipated movies, Dunkirk opens to hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs … Continued

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Top Model Turned Fashion Tech Pioneer Inspires New Makers

Anina Net went from runway model to wearable tech maker, paving the way for the next generation of tech-savvy fashion designers. After completing a fashion campaign for Gas Jeans, model Anina Net walked through the streets of Milan. Her face was everywhere: magazine covers, billboards, sides of buses. In that moment, she had a profound realization. … Continued

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Lama Nachman Keeps Stephen Hawking Talking with Assistive Tech

Believing anything is possible led Lama Nachman to become a groundbreaking engineer in predictive computing – and yes, she is on physicist Stephen Hawking’s speed dial. World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking had fans laughing when he auditioned people to find a replacement for his trademark computer-generated voice. The spoof for Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day last … Continued

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5G Networks Are Not Just About Smartphones

Next generation wireless networks are built to connect cars, homes and machines using higher bandwidth and lower latency to power more than just smartphones. It’s no longer science fiction to see smart homes automatically control lights or alert owners whenever the refrigerator needs restocking. Already in many cities, smart cars drive autonomously, powered by sophisticated, … Continued

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Intel and Rice Electronics Team up on Industrial Worker Safety and Productivity

Energy, manufacturing, utilities, and public safety are just some of the segments challenged by rapidly evolving technological, economic, and social forces. Combine these pressures with opportunities enabled by Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and we can create transformational changes to … Read more >

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Quirky, Collaborative Culture Makes Portland a Hotbed for VR

A diverse community of digital pioneers are building the foundation for Portland, Oregon to shape the future of virtual reality. It’s still science fiction to most of the world, but in the Pacific Northwest city of Portland, Oregon, virtual reality (VR) has triggered a real life gold rush. “VR is sparking the imagination, and people … Continued

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