Intel will kick off its semiannual geekfest on Sept. 17, encouraging developers to tie the digital home together through wireless communications.
Although Intels Developer Forum has been somewhat sparsely attended in the past few years, this falls IDF will feature a sold-out exhibition hall and over 4,000 attendees from more than fifty countries, spread out over three days, according to Intel spokesman David Dickstein. The IDF will then move overseas in October, to Taipei; Mumbai; Moscow; and Shenzhen, China.
While Intel also meets privately with its developers to present product roadmaps and pricing changes, the company uses its IDF as a pulpit to present its view of the industrys direction and hint at its own product plans for the coming months. This falls IDF will update attendees on convergence, a mantra of Intels ever since the firm began investing heavily in developing communications components.
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