Intel Free Press

Sep 17

From Red Mud Building Blocks to Ruggedized Laptops - Intel Free Press

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How bringing technology to Kenyan schools, where water and power are scarce, will improve student lives.

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Volunteer organization brings technology to schools where water, even power are scarce. #WorldVision #education #Kenya #Intel #volunteer


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Sep 15

What Will You Look Like in the Future? - Intel Free Press

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Big Data and Computer Vision Can Give You Wrinkles

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Wonder what a #selfie of you in a few decades would look like? #BigData and Computer Vision can show you now!


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Sep 11

Launching Edison Into Near Space

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Intel’s computer-on-a-chip Edison travels 100,000 feet into near space and and back to tell the tale.

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Helium-filled and Edison-powered Balloon Reaches Altitudes of 100,000 Feet #IDF14 #edison #space


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Sep 05

Investigating Human Body Communications - Intel Free Press

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Learn how transferring data via worn devices, body area networks and touch expand the wearable’s market potential.

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Transferring data via worn devices, ‘body area networks’ and touch


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Sep 03

Apple Watch Revealed: The Original - Intel Free Press

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The original Apple watch wearable is already here, and Intel was doing high tech watches decades earlier.

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Decades before the current wearable technology renaissance, Silicon Valley pioneers Apple and Intel were already putting devices on your wrist. #wearables #watch #iWatch


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Aug 29

Tech Interns Create Smart Bike Helmet That Could Save Your Life

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Interns create a smart helmet loaded with sensors that work with your smartphone to collect crash data and even call for help in the event of an emergency.

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Interns at Oregon State University and Intel produce smart helmet prototype with potentially life-saving features. #safety #wearables


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Aug 25

Coding for Good: Hackathon for Mathematics

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Can you make learning fun? That’s the million dollar question, and interns at Intel are tackling that problem in their spare time at a weekend hackathon.

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Summer interns create games aimed at teaching math concepts through gaming #hackathon #interns


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Wearable Tech and Smartphones Could Save Lives of Lone Workers

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Solitary workers are often at risk simply because they are working alone, and many of the lone worker solutions don’t monitor key biometric statistics.

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Intel considering new ‘digital buddy system’ for workers alone in isolated areas #wearables #safety


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Aug 21

Tiny Chip Helping Save Huge Rhinos - Intel Free Press

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How a tiny Quark chip is helping to protect the fate of rhinos in South Africa

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Wearable tech could help save the endangered rhino

A group in South Africa have designed a bracelet of sorts with some Intel chip tech inside that can help detect when a rhino is under distress from poachers. It’s just a small pilot program so far but hopefully this will deter poachers who kill this animal only for the horn for questionable placebo medicines.


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Aug 19

Intel Smart Earbuds Now Reality in SMS Audio BioSport Headphones

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Intel’s reference design smart earbuds that also track heart rate for fitness purposes are now a real product from 50 Cent’s SMS Audio headphone company.

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Intel Engineer Indira Negi’s passion for running, biometric experience and maker skills pushes her smart earbuds design to market with 50 Cent’s audio company.


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Smart Bathrooms Mean Cleaner Loos at London Heathrow Airport

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Smart technology installed the bathrooms at London Heathrow airport keeps the loos cleaner without invading your privacy.

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How anonymous sensors track bathroom traffic at the Queen’s Terminal.


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Intel Bong Sound Mark Still Going Strong After 20 Years

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BUMMMMM-Bum-Bum-Bum-Bum! The Intel Bong is one of the most recognized sounds in the world. Among a 60-person focus group, researchers found only 80 percent of participants recognized the correct melody played on a violin, but 100 percent recognized it with the proper sound – even when an incorrect note was added.

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A three-second audio mnemonic composed in a Sherman Oaks garage helped Intel get inside just about everything.


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Levi’s Stadium a Hi-Tech Showcase for ‘Smart’ Sporting Events

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With amenities such as a Fantasy Football Lounge, Levi’s Stadium, the future home of the San Francisco 49ers, aims to deliver the most-connected and high-tech experience in sports.

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San Francisco 49ers bet on technology to boost fan experience.


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Jul 29

2 in 1 PCs Bridge Gap Between Laptops and Tablets

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Consumers looking for the power of a laptop with the flexibility of a tablet are finding 2 in 1 PCs as their perfect solution. Analysts predict this will continue to grow to 31.2 million sales in the next 4 years.

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Has the 2 in 1 category finally found its stride?


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A Conversation with Intel’s Mike Bell and former Basis CEO Jef Holove

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Intel joined forces with wearables company Basis Science in March 2014. Mike Bell of Intel’s New Devices Group and Jef Holove, the former Basis CEO, talk about the future of wearable technology.

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How Intel is approaching the burgeoning wearables market, perspective from two leaders on the inside.


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