Monthly Archives: March 2012

Geek Week: Intel Helps Make Infrastructure Equipment More Flexible

Datacenter managers have, for years, enjoyed a number of benefits of using Intel Xeon processors in their systems, including better load balancing through virtualization which leads to the ability to very effectively scale up and down a solution so just … Read more >

Geek Week: M2M Enables Intel to be Inside a Smarter Home

The “Smart Home” is not a new concept. For years, the likes of Popular Mechanics & other similar media outlets would highlight the latest advancement to make your home smarter. But many of those solutions had issues. Recently, Intel worked with Kontron to develop an incredibly small Digital Nexus that can work with a number of M2M devices, all while using very standard interfaces, like 3G, Wi-Fi, and ZigBee Read more >

Geek Week: Topsec Leverages Crystal Forest for Better Firewalls

While firewalls are nothing new, the services the provide & the dangers against which they guard are both constantly evolving and changing. That’s why, when Topsec wanted to make a next generation firewall, they turned to the latest Intel platform, codenamed Crystal Forest, to be the core of their very capable system. Read more >

What’s Security Got to Do with It?

The promise of Intelligent Systems is that things all around us will get smarter & make our lives easier. Great! But, as things get smarter, and more connected, the simply MUST also get more secure. Or else, the result is like a jet-powered skateboard – it is only Fun or Funny in the cartoons. In real life, it is dangerous! Read more >

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Intel Embedded Research & Education Summit 2012 Full Agenda

Are you interested in learning more about how Intel’s Intelligent System Group collaborates with Universities & Colleges around the world? Here is the full 3-day agenda & associated presentations from the Intel Embedded Research & Education Summit 2012 held from February 22, 2012 to February 24, 2012 in Chandler, AZ, and includes links to pictures & videos associated with the event. Read more >

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When Do I Get to Meet KITT?

In the 1980s, the show Knight Rider really opened our minds with what the promise of a more connected car could do. Alas, over the last 3 decades, the cars we drive in the real-world have failed to compare to KITT from that hit TV show. Fortunately, Intel is trying to do something about! Read about our new Automotive Innovation Center, some new products coming out from our customers, & let us know what you’d like to see in the future! Read more >