Intel Introduces IoT-Enhanced Processors to Increase Performance, AI, Security
What’s New: at the Intel’s Industrial Summit 2020, Intel announced new enhanced internet of things (IoT) capabilities. The 11th Gen Intel Core processors, Intel Atom® x6000E series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® N and J series bring new artificial intelligence (AI), security, functional safety and real-time capabilities to edge customers. With a robust hardware and software portfolio, an unparalleled ecosystem and 15,000 customer deployments globally, Intel is providing robust solutions for the $65 billion edge silicon market opportunity by 2024.
“By 2023, up to 70% of all enterprises will process data at the edge. 11th Gen Intel Core processors, Intel Atom x6000E series, and Intel’s Pentium and Celeron N and J series processors represent our most significant step forward yet in enhancements for IoT, bringing features that address our customers’ current needs, while setting the foundation for capabilities with advancements in AI and 5G.”
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— John Healy, Intel vice president of the Internet of Things Group and general manager of Platform Management and Customer Engineering
Why It’s Important: Intel works closely with customers to build proofs of concept, optimize solutions and collect feedback along the way. Innovations delivered with 11th Gen IntelCore processors, Intel Atom x6000E series, and Intel’s Pentium and Celeron N and J series processors are a response to challenges felt across the IoT industry: edge complexity, total cost of ownership and a range of environmental conditions.
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Combining a common and seamless developer experience with software and tools like the Edge Software Hub’s Edge Insights for Industrial and the Intel’s Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit, Intel helps customers and developers get to market faster and deliver more powerful outcomes with optimized, containerized packages to enable sensing, vision, automation and other transformative edge applications. For example, when combined with 11th Gen’s SuperFin process improvements and other enhancements, OpenVINO running on an 11th Gen Core i5 delivers amazing AI performance: up to 2 times faster inferences per second than a prior 8th Gen Core i5-8500 processor when running on just the CPU in each product.2
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