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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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Building Technology for the VR Era

Innovations in modern PC design are taking VR to new heights. Over six million dedicated VR systems were sold last year, but this week at E3, the giant gaming and entertainment conference in Los Angeles, many people experienced for the first time technology breakthroughs that are leading VR further into the mainstream. Systems that power VR have different needs … Continued

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Intel Commends Senators on Pro-Innovation Principles for Self-Driving Cars Legislation

By Marjorie Dickman, Global Director & Associate General Counsel, Automated Driving and IoT Policy In advance of today’s Commerce Committee hearing on self-driving cars, Senators Thune (R-SD), Peters (D-MI) and Nelson (D-FL) released six guiding principles for bipartisan legislation: (i) prioritize safety; … Read more >

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Making Virtual Reality: How Creators Embrace a New Medium

VR creators describe why now is the time to learn the craft, and why they want to help create a VR breakthrough moment. In the 1960s, talk of virtual reality (VR) sounded more like dystopian science fiction than a promising new medium that immerses people in exciting experiences. A new generation of creators is moving … Continued

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Designing a Digital Traffic System for Commercial Drones

NASA scientists and technology industry leaders are creating an automated drone traffic system aimed at balancing flight efficiency and safety. By 2020, lower altitude skies could become wickedly dangerous. That’s when an estimated 2.6 million commercial drones will be in the wild, not to mention several million more flying robots owned and operated by consumers. … Continued

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Simulation Nation: How Companies Use VR to Create the Future

Auto, architecture and retail industry innovators show how virtual reality technologies will change the way companies do business. One of the best things about virtual reality (VR) is that in it, anything is possible. For entrepreneurs across many different industries, that means new opportunities for offering better, more accessible and personal products and services. “Because … Continued

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