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Watch 500 Intel Drones Light Up The Night Sky, Setting A New World Record

Last year, Intel made history by putting 100 light drones into the night sky, dancing to a live orchestra and in the process, set a world record for most UAVs airborne simultaneously. Rather than holding on to the record and waiting for someone else to break it, the chip maker sets out to erase its own record by outdoing itself again but this time, with 500 drones specifically designed for light shows which, together with new algorithms and optimized software, to result in another mind-blowing, breathtaking choreographed light show. Naturally, this amazing feat wiped out the company’s own record, setting a new world record. Continue reading Watch 500 Intel Drones Light Up The Night Sky, Setting A New World Record

This Is Intel Falcon 8+, The First Intel-branded Commercial Drone

Chip maker Intel has been extending its reach into the drone market by offering drone makers and enthusiasts with the ‘brain’ for drones, providing computing, sensor, communications and cloud integration for the drone ecosystem and in October, it takes that involvement a step further with the introduction of the company’s first Intel-branded commercial drone, the Intel Falcon 8+. Destined for the North American markets and building on the European AscTec Falcon 8 system, the Intel Falcon 8+ is armed with eight rotors and boasts a forward camera mount, full electronic system redundancy, automated aerial-sensing solutions “with best-in-class” onboard sensors and a triple-redundant AscTec Trinity autopilot to take the piloting chore off your back. Continue reading This Is Intel Falcon 8+, The First Intel-branded Commercial Drone

This Is What It Looks Like When 100 Lighted Drones Take To The Night Sky

So you are awe by fireworks? Well, we got news for you. The future of fireworks could be obscure by drones with lights as the night sky art/entertainment of choice. At least, that’s what we think could be the trend now that Intel shown us what it is like to have 100 drone with lights up in the night sky, syncopated to a live orchestra performing Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Intel aims to “push the boundaries and show people an exciting new way to experience the wonders of drone technology.” Not only the project was a success, Intel also bagged a Guinness World Record for most UAVs airborne simultaneously. Continue reading This Is What It Looks Like When 100 Lighted Drones Take To The Night Sky

For Ladies Who Don’t Fancy Smartwatches, There is this Fashion-foward Smart Bracelet

However feminine some smartwatches are, they’re still generally geared towards men. And so, for ladies who don’t fancy smartwatches, tech giant Intel and international retailer Opening Ceremony has an alternative wrist-worn wearable tech that basically does what a smartwatch does, but in a bracelet form. Called My Intelligent Communication Accessory or MICA, this smart bracelet is designed by Opening Ceremony and engineered by Intel, and aims to keep fashion-forward ladies connected by putting smartwatch functionality like texts, notifications, and even local business recommendations powered by Yelp and TomTom, right on ladies’ wrists. And kudos to Opening Ceremony, MICA looks nothing like a wearable tech; it totally elevates the aesthetic and alters the perception of how a wearable device should look like. Continue reading For Ladies Who Don’t Fancy Smartwatches, There is this Fashion-foward Smart Bracelet

Forget About Fitness Band, This Pair Of In-Ear Headphones Will Also Monitor Your Fitness

unlike some headphones makers who surround themselves with limited editions and style statement, SMS Audio takes on a more ‘wholesome’ approach with their latest line of sports in-ear headphones. the personal audio gear maker has partnered with Intel to announced the first biometric headphones, dubbed SMS Audio BioSport In-Ear Headphones, that not only lets you enjoy your favorite tunes, but also monitors your fitness as you workout to the music. in this way, you will have one less (wearable) tech to wear the next time you hit the gym. biometric sensors are incorporated into the tiny earbuds to collect fitness data. an optical sensor continuously measures the heart rate throughout your activities, be it intense exercise or states of relaxation or anything in between, as long as you have the buds in your ears. fitness monitor marries sports earbuds – well, it sure sounds like music to us, at least it beats wearing a chest strap monitor any time. Continue reading Forget About Fitness Band, This Pair Of In-Ear Headphones Will Also Monitor Your Fitness

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYKH Mini Desktop Computer

with the influx of all-in-one PC, we are not sure if there’s still a place for mini desktop machines, but for work places and homes where space is a premium or for those who have a distaste for any gadgets that are bigger than a pizza box, the Intel NUC Kit D54250WYKH mini desktop computer seems like a favorable proposition. with a footprint of a just 116.6mm by 112mm (which is way smaller than the current Mac mini, if anyone’s keen to know), this mini PC is new definition of small when it comes to desktop computer. in fact, we are obliged to described it as ‘tiny’. in any case, the Intel NUC Kit D54250WYKH is a follow up to the D54250WYK (note the missing ‘H’ in the model number), but it is a little thicker at 49.5mm, to accommodate a 2.5-inch SATA HDD or SSD. other than, the aesthetic seems to be pretty much the same as the D54250WYK. Continue reading Intel NUC Kit D54250WYKH Mini Desktop Computer

Acer Liquid C1 Smartphone with Intel Inside

tired of the current flood of Qualcomm-equipped smartphone? then good news for you. Acer has formerly announced an Android smartphone that has your favorite Intel Inside. exist as the Acer Liquid C1 Smartphone with Intel Inside, it is driven by Intel Lexington-based Intel Atom processor Z2420 running at 1.2GHz with Hyper Threading and runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. the said Hyper Threading is said to aid in offering better experience for data connectivity, and supporting up to 21 Mbps data download over HSPA+ with its Intel XMM 6265 slim modem with quad-band capability. Continue reading Acer Liquid C1 Smartphone with Intel Inside

Intel Solid State Drive 520 series

Intel Solid State Drive 520 series
(photos: Intel) Intel Solid State Drive 520 series | from US$150.00 | www.intel.com

the concept of internal hard drive hasn’t change much until the arrival of solid state drive or SSD into the mass market. many know the benefits but the price that comes with it is mostly prohibitive to mortal like us. however, things have changed drastically – for the good – in recent years, as SSD becomes more affordable and readily available. the Intel Solid State Drive 520 series is among one of those and to us, it is a good news cos’ a hard drive that performs, never look this good. we are freaks. we know that as we share the same passion with the late Steve Jobs: what’s inside our machines must look as good as its outside. Continue reading Intel Solid State Drive 520 series

Intel unveiled Ultrabook concept that’s light and very thin

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i don’t know whether it is Intel that is taking the spotlight or ASUS at the Computex Taipei. perhaps it should be Intel. it has unveiled a new category of laptop at the annual Computex Taipei, dubbed the Ultrabook. you probably would have guessed, it is a laptop that’s touted to be extremely thin, light and will be expected to be priced below $1,000. it’s kind of like netbook reborn. the Ultrabook sports Intel’s next-generation 22nm Ivy Bridge platform and will include support for both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt technology. Continue reading Intel unveiled Ultrabook concept that’s light and very thin