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October 20, 2008

2008 Intel Developer Forum Taiwan kicks off for new innovations

Monday, October 20, 2008

Opening Keynote Demonstration by Anand Chandrasekher.Image: Rico Shen.

Opening Keynote Demonstration by Anand Chandrasekher.
Image: Rico Shen.

2008 Intel Developer Forum today entered Taipei International Convention Center for Taiwan Stage. Not only Nehalem technology, some feature technologies – PCI Express 3.0, USB 3.0, WiMAX, solid-state storage devices, and Netbook solutions were also showcased and discussed during the Forum.

Anand Chandrasekher, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Ultra Mobility Group from Intel, analyzed the utilization of computer in the world during the opening keynote. “Internet connectivity evidently play a great role in our life since informative competitiveness, Internet & computer utilizations from Asian countries including China and Taiwan were grown up rapidly,” Chandrasekher commented. Afterward, he demonstrated mobile devices with “Moorestown” technology.

In the upcoming keynote for “Nehalem” mainly promoted by Intel, Kirk B. Skaugen (Vice President, Digital Enterprise Group General Manager, Server Platforms Group of Intel) and Stephen S. Pawlowski (Intel Senior Fellow) both described opportunities and advantages of “Nehalem” for enterprise solutions. At first, Skaugen briefed new technology standards on storage devices, network express cards, and DRAM modules. “AS transmission rates grew up, solid-state disks will progressively replace ATA hard disks on servers for more multimedia loads and bandwidths,” Skaugen stated.

“The ‘Nehalem’ processor will be shipped with varied types for different usages including home entertainment, power-efficiency, high-definition AV coding in the future.” Besides of Pawlowski’s quotes above, he also expressed key features of “Nehalem” on x64 processing and standards for new connection ports including USB 3.0 and PCI Express 3.0 for data transmissions.

After keynote speeches and forum discussions in the first day, MIDs and mobile-related topics will be discussed at the next day of 2008 Intel Developer Forum Taiwan.

Day 1 Highlights


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