IDF Day One: Intel Highlights Smart Devices, Security, Robots

IDF Day One: Intel Highlights Smart Devices, Security, Robots
Starting at the Top
RealSense and the Smartphone
Navigating the Busy Hallways
Power in a Small Package
Dance of the Robot Spiders
Heels Over Head
Technology on the Wrist
The Reality of Intel
Something for the Data Center
Securing the Future
The Changing Face of Games
Battle on the Stage
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IDF Day One: Intel Highlights Smart Devices, Security, Robots

On the first day of IDF, Intel focused on technologies going into the silicon that will improve user experience in wearables, IoT, PC gaming and more.

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Starting at the Top

CEO Krzanich takes the stage at IDF to talk about what Intel is doing to help drive the trend in the personalization of computing and the opportunities for developers.

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RealSense and the Smartphone

Krzanich shows off a prototype Android smartphone that includes RealSense cameras. Intel is working with Google to bring the technology to Google's Project Tango3D effort though the RealSense Smartphone developer kit, which will be sent to select Android developers later this year.

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Navigating the Busy Hallways

RealSense also is being used in robotics. Here, the CEO demonstrates a robot called Relay that uses RealSense to make its way through busy environments like hotels without running into people.

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Power in a Small Package

Intel is offering a software platform for the tiny Curie module that includes the Quark system-on-a-chip, firmware, software and application software-development kit that developers can use to build new devices.

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Dance of the Robot Spiders

Krzanich uses a Curie-based wrist device to control the actions of these "spiderbots," which are powered by Intel's Edison platform.

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Heels Over Head

Intel demonstrated a BMX bike embedded with technologies that capture and analyze real-time motion data, from speed and altitude to identifying the stunt that was performed, such as leaping over Krzanich.

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Technology on the Wrist

Greg McKelvey, executive vice president and chief strategy and marketing officer of the Fossil Group, shows off three Intel-based wearable products, including two bracelets and a connected watch running Android Wear. All the devices will be available in the fourth quarter.

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The Reality of Intel

Krzanich and Mark Burnett, the producer of such shows as "Survivor" and "The Apprentice," announce a new reality competition that will run on TBS next year and feature makers vying for a $1 million prize by creating Curie-based wearable and smart connected devices.

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Something for the Data Center

Rob Crooke, senior vice president and general manager of Intel's Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, demonstrates the company's new Optane offering based on its new 3D XPoint memory technology, which will offer significant performance advantages over current NAND-based solid-state drives.

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Securing the Future

Mark Cohen, left, president of ecosystems and cloud services for Lenovo, works with Intel's Chris Young to demonstrate biometric authentication.

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The Changing Face of Games

Chris Roberts, left, CEO of Cloud Imperium and designer of such games as "Wing Commander" and "Star Citizen," talks with Intel's Doug Fisher about the technologies that will enable him to make his games more immersive and improve the user experience.

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Battle on the Stage

Members of CLG Red, right, the most accomplished team of female professional gamers and the reigning Counter-Strike: Global Offensive world champion, compete onstage at IDF.

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