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January 06 2016

Chip Shot: CES Sneak Peek: Makers to Compete for $1 Million in TBS Competition Series

During the CES keynote address, Brian Krzanich and Emmy-award winning Producer Mark Burnett (“Survivor” and “Shark Tank”) provided a sneak peek of the teams competing for the $1 million prize and chance to turn their ideas into reality in the new comp…

January 06 2016

Chip Shot: Expanding Human-like Senses for Computing Devices with Intel® RealSense™ Technology

At CES 2016, Intel® and partners showed off new devices and experiences enabled by Intel® RealSense™ Technology. The new long-range, world-facing Intel RealSense Camera R200 is designed for 2 in 1s and tablets to enable experiences like 3D scanning for social sharing or 3D printing, scanning people and objects to be placed in games, and enhanced video and photography. Additionally, the Intel RealSense Camera F200, which has been available in notebooks and All in One PCs for short range uses such as video chat and broadcasting, and gaming, continues to experience strong momentum. You can read more at the Technology@Intel blog.

January 06 2016

Chip Shot: Meet the New and Improved Intel® Compute Sticks

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The new Intel® Compute Stick based on 6th Gen Intel® Core™ M.

Building on the success of the Intel® Compute Stick introduced last year, at CES 2016 Intel unveiled new Compute Sticks based on 6th Gen Intel® Core™ M and the latest quad-core Intel® Atom™ processors. A tiny device about the size of a pack of gum, the Intel Compute Stick can transform any HDMI TV or display into a complete computer and improves upon the first generation in processing and graphics performance, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and additional USB ports. Both devices will be available in Q1 2016. Read the Intel® Compute Stick fact sheet for more information.

January 05 2016

Chip Shot: Intel to Validate Broader Product Base as Conflict-Free in 2016

In his CES 2016 keynote, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced that Intel is moving beyond microprocessors to achieve the goal to validate Intel’s broader product base as conflict-free in 2016. Through this milestone, Intel aims to inspire other companies to join its mission by proving that going conflict-free is good for business – as evidenced by a recent Intel-commissioned survey, which indicates that conflict-free influences millennials’ buying decisions and that they hold technology companies most accountable for taking action on conflict minerals. Learn more about Intel’s conflict-free efforts.

January 05 2016

Intel Brings Amazing Experiences to Life at Consumer Electronics Show

CES®, Las Vegas, Jan. 5, 2016 – Intel Corporation today showcased the vast power of technology to deliver new and amazing experiences throughout daily life. From the digitization of sports, to advances in health and wellness, to unleashing human creativity through music, art, robotics and invention, the company announced a number of collaborations, products and innovative technologies that make the amazing possible.

Transforming the way people train, view and compete in sports, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich  announced a series of exciting collaborations with leading industry brands that will use technology and data analytics to benefit people’s overall health, fitness and athletic performance. Intel announced plans to work with ESPN* and Red Bull Media House* to design Intel-powered solutions that empower athletes and bring amazing viewing experiences to life, and joint efforts with New Balance* and Oakley* to personalize and advance the tools people use to be more active.

As Intel technology continues to inspire people to create, invent and explore, Krzanich announced a multiyear partnership with The Recording Academy® as part of its official “Next Generation of GRAMMY® Moments” to bring technological innovation to the program so people can see, engage and be amazed by the evolution of technology in music. The first artist to collaborate with Intel to create a unique musical experience – will be six-time GRAMMY®-winning global music icon Lady Gaga.

These collaborations underscore the three trends that Krzanich said are shaping the future: the smart and connected world, technologies gaining human-like senses, and computing becoming ultra-personal.

“There is a rapidly growing role for technology that is at once transformative, unprecedented and accessible,” said Krzanich. “With people choosing experiences over products more than ever before, Intel technology is a catalyst to making amazing new experiences possible, and ultimately improving the world in which we live.”

He also stressed that Intel remains focused on addressing big societal challenges facing the technology industry and foreshadowed plans for a bold, new anti-online harassment effort with Vox Media*, Re/code* and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation* to promote diversity and inclusion. And he confirmed that Intel is moving beyond just microprocessors to achieve its goal of validating its broader product base as “conflict-free” in 2016**.

“When Intel started its work to address conflict minerals and gaps in diversity and inclusion, we were told by many people that our goals were unrealistic and would be impossible to achieve,” said Krzanich. “Our collective efforts show that we can influence entirely new and different ways of doing business that also improve the human experience.”

Below are more details from announcements featured during the Intel keynote at CES® 2016:

Digitizing the Sports Experience:
Intel announced a collaboration with ESPN to showcase the latest technology set to add new levels of data-powered insights to the feats of athleticism at X Games Aspen 2016. The tiny, low power Intel® Curie™ module will be integrated into the Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle and Men’s Snowboard Big Air competitions to provide real-time data on athlete performance such as in-air rotations, jump height, jump distance, speed, and force on landing. This access to new data will provide athletes with greater insights into their performance, provide additional metrics for on-air analysts, and change the fan experience both at home and in the stands. The competitions will be televised on ESPN and ABC***.

Intel and Red Bull Media House announced a global partnership that will extend into multiple genres and platforms. Red Bull Media House CTO Andreas Gall joined Krzanich on stage to demonstrate how athletes and spectators can get information about the performance instantly with the help of Intel Curie technology, with the promise of more announcements to come in 2016 and beyond.

Intel is working with Replay Technologies* to deliver completely new viewing experiences for sports fans on broadcast, in the stadium, and in the home. Using Replay’s freeD™ technology optimized for Intel platforms, sports fans will be able to re-watch key moments of sporting events from nearly every conceivable angle and share a custom created clip with the world. FreeD takes advantage of 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors and Intel server technology that has been optimized to deliver this immersive entertainment experience.

Changing the Landscape of Health and Wellness:
Intel and New Balance announced a strategic collaboration to develop wearable technologies that connect athletes with technology to improve their athletic performance as part of New Balance’s newly formed Digital Sport division. Krzanich and New Balance CEO, Rob DeMartini, wore running shoes featuring customized 3-D printed midsoles enabled by Intel®  RealSense™ technology and disclosed plans to develop a smart sport watch available for the 2016 holiday season***.

Oakley and Intel previewed the first look at “Radar Pace” – smart eyewear featuring a voice-activated, real-time coaching system. Oakley is the first Luxottica Group* brand that Intel is working with to fuse premium, luxury and sports eyewear with smart technology. Engineered with Intel Innovation and crafted with Oakley’s high-quality design and materials, the smart eyewear is designed to provide runners, cyclists and workout enthusiasts with in-the-moment feedback and analytics, helping to track progress and improve real-time performance***.

Unleashing Creativity:
Six-time GRAMMY®-winning global music icon Lady Gaga announced today her first collaboration with Intel, in association with Intel’s announcement of a multiyear partnership between Intel and The Recording Academy® as part of the official “Next Generation of GRAMMY® Moments” program that will launch during Grammy week February 2016. Lady Gaga commented: “Intel has enlisted Haus of Gaga to work together on a project that will showcase technology through creativity at the highest level. The partnership culminates in a ground-breaking collaboration that inspires to remind the world of the seed of innovation.” While Lady Gaga will not perform new material as part of the program, she promises to deliver an experience not to be forgotten.

MGM Television Group* and Digital President Mark Burnett joined Krzanich onstage to provide a sneak peek at the innovators vying to turn their ideas into reality – from improving health monitoring to communicating in new ways to testing the limits of our imagination – in the new competition series, America’s Greatest Makers. Premiering this spring on TBS*, America’s Greatest Makers is part of a larger initiative that includes coverage on CNN.com*, Bleacher Report* and other Turner* digital brands. They also launched the Digital Hub at www.americasgreatestmakers.com, which spotlights inventors, new innovations and tech tutorials, as well as unique, weekly digital content.

Intel’s leadership to integrate human-like senses into technology continues to gain momentum: In unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Krzanich demonstrated the Yuneec* Typhoon H* with Intel RealSense technology, which enables collision-avoidance capabilities and will be available 1H 2016. In robotics, Krzanich showcased a Segway* personal transporter from Ninebot* that can transform into a robot. The open platform uses the new Intel RealSense ZR300 Camera to navigate complex environments and intelligently interact with users and sensors in the home and is powered by an Intel Atom™ processor. Segway plans to make the robot commercially available and will initially introduce a developer kit in second half of this year***.

Improving the Human Experience:
Krzanich highlighted plans for a new anti-online harassment effort with Vox Media*, Re/code* andBorn This Way Foundation. The initiative will be unveiled on Jan. 7 and will help make our smart, connected world a safer, more inclusive place.

Third-party audits and direct validation by Intel’s supply chain organization will confirm that the company’s broader product base – beyond just microprocessors – is “conflict free.” Maintaining accountability in the supply chain is an ongoing process for Intel.

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About Intel

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) makes the most amazing experiences of the future possible. Intel’s innovations expand the reach and power of computing in personal devices and enterprise servers, the Cloud, make the Internet of Things smart and connected, and help ensure the security of our digital lives. The work of the company’s more than 100,000 employees transforms businesses, propels new discoveries and improves human experiences. More information about Intel is atnewsroom.intel.comorintel.com.

Intel, Intel Core, Curie, Intel Atom, Intel RealSense and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

**”Conflict free” and “conflict-free” means “DRC conflict free”, which is defined by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules to mean products that do not contain conflict minerals (tin, tantalum, tungsten and/or gold) that directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or adjoining countries. Our “conflict-free” statements in this press release may not apply to products of Altera Corporation, which we recently acquired on December 28, 2015. We also use the term “conflict-free” in a broader sense to refer to suppliers, supply chains, smelters and refiners whose sources of conflict minerals do not finance conflict in the DRC or adjoining countries. Additional information about Intel’s conflict-free efforts is available atconflictfree.intel.com.

***These devices have not been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. These devices are not, and may not be, offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.

December 28 2015

Intel Completes Acquisition of Altera

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 28, 2015 – Intel Corporation (“Intel”) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Altera Corporation (“Altera”), a leading provider of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology. The acquisition complements Intel’s leading-edge product portfolio and enables new classes of products in the high-growth data center and Internet of Things (IoT) market segments.

“Altera is now part of Intel, and together we will make the next generation of semiconductors not only better but able to do more,” said Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO. “We will apply Moore’s Law to grow today’s FPGA business, and we’ll invent new products that make amazing experiences of the future possible – experiences like autonomous driving and machine learning.”

Altera will operate as a new Intel business unit called the Programmable Solutions Group (PSG), led by Altera veteran Dan McNamara. Intel is committed to a smooth transition for Altera customers and will continue the support and future product development of Altera’s many products, including FPGA, ARM®-based SoC and power products. In addition to strengthening the existing FPGA business, PSG will work closely with Intel’s Data Center Group and IoT Group to deliver the next generation of highly customized, integrated products and solutions.

“As part of Intel, we will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today,” said McNamara, corporate vice president and general manager of the Programmable Solutions Group at Intel. “Combining Altera’s industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel’s world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency.”

Intel expects the acquisition to be accretive to non-GAAP EPS and free cash flow in the first full year after close, consistent with prior guidance. Intel expects the acquisition to be dilutive to GAAP EPS in the first full year after close primarily due to acquisition-related costs.

For additional information about the transaction, visit: http://intelacquiresaltera.transactionannouncement.com/.

About Intel
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. As a leader in corporate responsibility and sustainability, Intel also manufactures the world’s first commercially available “conflict-free” microprocessors. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com and about Intel’s conflict-free efforts at conflictfree.intel.com.

Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

ARM is a registered trademark of ARM Limited (or its subsidiaries) in the European Union and/or elsewhere. All rights reserved.

*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements concerning Altera’s development and sale of products and services under its brand and the timing of products to market that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Many factors could affect Intel’s actual results, and variances from Intel’s current expectations regarding such factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements.

Words such as “expects”, “intends”, “plans”, “believes”, “seeks”, “estimates”, “continues”, “may”, “will”, “should”, and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.

Statements that refer to or are based on projections, uncertain events or assumptions also identify forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of results and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.

These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the risk that Intel may not realize the anticipated benefits of the Altera acquisition, the risk that Intel may not retain Altera’s customer relationships, and other risks associated with the acquisition, including the ability to successfully integrate the acquired technologies or operations, the potential for unexpected liabilities, and our ability to retain key employees of the acquired business.

A detailed discussion of these and other factors that could affect Intel’s results is included in Intel’s SEC filings, including the report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 27, 2014.

December 03 2015

Chip Shot: Intel Receives 2016 IEEE Corporate Innovation Award

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This image shows the vertical fins of Intel’s revolutionary tri-gate transistors.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is awarding Intel its 2016 IEEE Corporate Innovation Award for “pioneering the use of high-k metal gate and tri-gate transistor technologies in high-volume manufacturing.” Intel was the first to design, develop and manufacture products at high-volume using high-k and tri-gate (or FinFET) technologies. These innovations made it possible to continue scaling transistors ever smaller with lower cost-per-transistor, improved performance and lower power consumption – keeping Moore’s Law going.

December 03 2015

Chip Shot: Intel VP Named to Ebony Power 100 List

Intel’s Rosalind Hudnell was named to Ebony’s Power 100 List, which “recognizes those who lead, inspire and demonstrate through their individual talents, the very best in Black America.” Ebony included Hudnell for her role in Intel’s diversity initiat…

December 02 2015

Media Alert: Intel to Showcase Amazing Tech-Enabled Experiences at CES 2016

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Technology is at the forefront of bringing transformation to almost every aspect of life. At CES 2016, Intel Corporation will show amazing experiences made possible by technology in a wide array of consumer passions – from sports and gaming to health and fitness, entertainment and more.

DETAILS:

Keynote

WHAT:

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich will deliver the pre-show keynote address. He will highlight the key trends accelerating the next wave of computing innovation and showcase how Intel technology is reshaping experiences across multiple aspects of daily life.

WHEN:

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Doors open to press and analysts at 5:15 p.m.

WHERE:

The Venetian Hotel, Palazzo Ballroom

DETAILS:

Intel at CES Panels and Events

WHAT:

Intel executives will join panels and events at CES to discuss trends on how technology is transforming people’s experiences.

Jan. 5, 3:30-4:30 p.m.: The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence and cognitive computing have the potential to transform the way we work and live, but what are its commercial business applications, and how will it augment human work? Gayle Sheppard, general manager of Saffron Technology at Intel will join Deloitte’s Paul Sallomi for a panel discussion.

Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Room N258

Jan. 6, 10:30-11:15 a.m.: CES Cybersecurity Forum: How Smart is Your Device?
Gary Davis, Intel’s cybersecurity evangelist, alongside other executives from the industry, will discuss the role that security will play as the Internet of Things continues to change the way we live and work.

Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Jan. 6, 3:30-4:30 p.m.: Five Innovations to Watch
Intel’s Genevieve Bell will join a talk moderated by Wilson Rothman, personal tech editor, The Wall Street Journal, to discuss the five technologies that will drive the $285 billion consumer technology industry.

Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N253

Jan. 6, 3:45-5:00 p.m.: Personalization and Big Data: Securing Consumer Privacy
Intel’s cybersecurity evangelist Gary Davis will join the Parks Connections Summit at CES for a security panel, moderated by Brad Russell, research analyst, Parks Associates.

Venetian Hotel, Level 4, Room Marcello 4501

Jan. 8, 10:15-11:15 a.m.: Advanced Wearables for Sports
Steve Holmes, vice president, New Devices Group and general manager, Smart Device Innovation at Intel, along with industry leaders and moderator David Pogue, tech columnist, Yahoo Tech, will discuss the ways that technology is increasingly finding its way into sports.

Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N253

MORE INFO:

www.intel.com/newsroom/ces

MEDIA CONTACT:

Agnes Kwan

+1 (408) 765-5714, agnes.ck.kwan@intel.com

December 02 2015

Intel at CES 2016

Technology is at the forefront of bringing transformation to almost every aspect of life. At CES 2016, Intel Corporation will show amazing experiences made possible by technology in a wide array of consumer passions – from sports and gaming to health and fitness, entertainment and more.