IDF San Francisco 2013 Keynote Highlights

Posted on 10 September 2013, Last updated on 03 January 2014 by


Brian Krzanich is on stage…

“Silicon leadership.”

“Lead in every segment of computing.”

First area…re-architecting the data center. Then…

Fanless Y-Series Haswell laptop from HP…


14nm Broadwell coming. Products in 2014.

First Broadwell laptop. (Based on Harris Beach design.)



2-in-1’s as low ass $400. “This is where the PC is heading.”

Lenovo Miix 8 is on stage…


First 22nm phone…



Internet of things…



Quark series of SoC’s announced.

1.5th size.

1/10th power.

Synthesizable…(with 3rd party IP)




Intel working on wearables.




Rene James on stage. Talking about software…





Task-based computing  (past)–> Lifestyle computing (now) –> Integrated Computing (next)


Integrated is embedded, wearables, Internet of things…

[Side thought: Not much on BayTrail. We’re expecting that tomorrow.]

More progress…

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Left replaces right and will be like a patch soon.

More on health and personalized medicine and care.

1 persons genomic data is one Petabyte of data.

One single genome sequence costs $10K. Moving  to 1K. Some companies, using DNA maps, moving a biology problem to a computation problem.

Rene highlights the amount of compute power and storage needed for these processes.

Keynote closes with questions.


1 Comments For This Post

  1. Roland says:

    So they showed “harris beach” with broadwell? nice, if real.

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