Centrino Makes Splash in N.Y.
Intel's CEO Craig Barrett claims "people are ready" for the mobile platform.NEW YORKThe core of Intel Corp.s Centrino mobile platform was the direct result of a convergence of communications and computing, according to company CEO Craig Barrett, a company mantra for the past couple of years. To accomplish the development, Intel worked closely with networking partners, service providers and software developers to create an ecosystem that will make wireless computing ubiquitous, Barrett said Wednesday here speaking at the U.S. launch of the platform.
"The exciting thing is, I think people are ready for this technology," Barrett said. "People want to use their computers anywhere at anytime in any configuration. ... There is a groundswell of desire, there is a need and there is a coming together in the industry to provide this.