Intel has a brilliant past, the PC era over the past few decades, Intel is one of the biggest winners; Intel also has a relatively flat, nowadays, the rapid development of the wave of mobile Internet, Intel did not continue the victory. However, from this year's CES Keynote speech point of view, Intel is clearly well prepared for the future of technology.
The best-looking CES Keynote speech over the years, Intel's speech is more like a big show in Las Vegas, a gambling tourism and performance famous city, Intel's brilliant photo by the wonderful performance, That he is the one standing in the forefront of technology, but also the most know consumer electronics chip maker.
Can not remember when, Intel's CES or ComputeX and other exhibition speech, will use a performance to warm field, and some bands, some are tai chi & this is no exception.
A band named Algorism and Blues came on stage with a warm performance, but there was no instrument in the band's hands. During the performance, Intel's computer vision device can discern the position of the band's hand and convert the motion into music according to the movement of the hand and the change of position. This is a small example of artificial intelligence applications: the Movidius Neural Network Computation Engine, and RealSense Real technology.
Followed by the Intel CEO Recoqi office came, the opening is a key word: data.
Section then odd said:
Data will bring about a once-in-a-lifetime social and economic change. Not only can we discover that data is everywhere today, and that it will be the creative force behind future innovations. The data will redefine our lifestyle & how to travel and how to enjoy sports and entertainment at work, at home.
By 2020, an average of 1.5GB of data per person per day is now twice the amount of data generated by each person; however, compared to 4T of data generated by unmanned vehicles a single human being produces too little data It's The connected aircraft generate about 40TB of data per day; a small factory can produce up to 1PB of data per day.
At Intel, data is the foundation of innovation, and all the cutting-edge technologies we see, whether it's artificial intelligence, autonomous driving, VR or 5G, are all tied to data.
In fact, with regard to the data, earlier "Economist" argued: For a hundred years, oil has propelled the world in industrial age to move forward. Today, in the Internet age, data is contemporary "oil". Similar to oil, data also needs to be collected, acquired, refined, processed, traded, and applied. Likewise, antitrust investigations are also required.
What Intel wants to do at this time is to be the data processor who provides data centers, processors, industry solutions, baseband chips, computer vision, and more, all with data.
Four directions with seven partners
We talked a lot about Intel's four new directions: autopilot, artificial intelligence, VR and 5G.
In this Keynote speech at CES, Intel shows the latest in these directions.
The first is the eye-catching VR Related Content: Section re-announced that Intel will use Intel True VR technology, 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics to achieve the largest ever virtual reality event broadcast. Intel and the Olympic Games official broadcasters will record a record 30 Olympic games, providing live and video-on-demand content. This will be the first time since the Winter Olympics virtual reality live broadcast.
5G technology is considered a good medicine to accelerate VR experience optimization, high speed and low latency, making VR and 360 video as possible to show its new realistic, immersive and responsive sports and entertainment experience, Intel will also 5G The future experience is introduced to the Winter Olympics.
Each Olympics is considered a large test ground for new technologies, such as 8K video and 5G technology.
Last June, Intel and the International Olympic Committee announced that they will reach a global TOP partnership by 2024, which will help bring Intel's technology to all fields of the Olympic Games. Intel will primarily focus on providing technical support and experiential innovation to the Olympics through its 5G platform, virtual reality, 3D and 360 content development platforms, artificial intelligence platforms, drone, and other silicon solutions.
The FreeD technology, which had previously shone in NBA live broadcasts, is now renamed True View Technology, which installs multiple HD 5K cameras around the auditorium. These cameras define the volume of the three-dimensional space in a shot and are split into thousands of data points that Intel calls "voxels," the concept of which is "pixel" .
The 3D pixel will further show the depth of field and the three-dimensional sense for the stereoscopic video picture.
Here is the data still around: True View technology in the NFL stadium equipment, every minute will produce 3TB data.
In addition to sporting events, Intel also set up Intel Studios, a new concept studio dedicated to making large, three-dimensional content using Intel True View technology. Whether or not using virtual reality technology, will create a new visual narrative form.
Paramount Pictures, which produced films such as Forrest Gump, The Godfather and Transformers, was the first major Hollywood studios to work with Intel to explore the technology.
If it is now VR is not hot, Intel wants to bring the VR hot, then automatic driving is definitely not give up the current hot spots.
Last year, Intel acquired Mobileye for $ 15.3 billion, a state-of-the-art auxiliary driving system company that is currently a technology leader in autonomous driving.
At CES, SECK announced that 2 million vehicles from BMW, Nissan and Volkswagen will use Mobileye Road Experience Management (REM) technology to create and rapidly update low-cost, scalable HD maps through crowdsourcing data during the year.
In the Chinese market, KeJiQi also announced two major cooperation: respectively with SAIC and digital map company NavInfo. In addition, SAIC will develop 3,4,5-class autonomous vehicles in China based on Mobileye technology.
In general, 4-class autonomous vehicles travel almost without human intervention, while Class 5 autonomous vehicles automate on any road without human intervention, the ultimate in autonomous driving.
Intel had put the chip into the computer before, and now Intel wants to chip into the car. Intel's latest autopilot platform integrates a car-class Intel Atom processor with the Mobileye EyeQ5 chip, providing a scalable and versatile platform for 3-to-5 autonomous driving.
In addition to autonomous vehicles, Covey also showcased a fully electronic, vertically-steered helicopter - specifically for the passenger segment. The Intel Flight Control technology used by the Volocopter, based on the Intel Falcon 8 + UAV intelligence, can be used for inspection, inspection and mapping.
Intel said the Volocopter is the world's first pure electric two helicopter, white cobweb design, 18 rotor installations of the new electric private helicopter. Compared to ordinary helicopters, the new helicopter flight performance more stable, higher safety factor, on-board joystick and cockpit software is also easy to operate.
To prove its technical viability, self-driving cars powered by Intel technology, and the Volocopter are really up and running in the field.
In this CES speech, Intel has never given up, is ornamental. In addition to Volocopter, Intel is better at Shooting Star drone light show.
Within the venue, Covey demonstrated the indoor lighting show brought by 100 Intel Shooting Star mini drone, which also created the Guinness Book of World Records that uses a computer to simultaneously fly the most unmanned aerial vehicles indoors.
The intersection of Intel and the car, not only automatic driving, but also artificial intelligence. Intel announces partnership with Ferrari North American Inc. to play its part in artificial intelligence at the six-race Ferrari North American Challenge this year in the United States. The Ferrari Challenge broadcasters will leverage the processing power of Intel Xeon Extensible Processors and the Neon architecture for deep learning to enhance transcoding, the ability to recognize objects and events, and online streaming media experiences as well as discover events Results data for drivers and fans to bring more insight.
Return to Intel's old bank, Intel's neuromorphology research prototype chip (code-named "Loihi") is now fully operational and will be shared with research partners this year.
Loihi can use the data to learn and make inferences, become smarter over time, and do not need to train in the traditional way. The autonomous learning capabilities of this test chip improve automotive and industrial applications as well as personal robots - including any application that benefits from autonomous and continuous learning in unstructured environments, such as recognizing the movement of a car or a bicycle.
Intel is demonstrating a more cutting-edge technology in quantum computing. At CES, Intel announced the delivery of the first 49 quantum bit quantum computing test chip to research partner QuTech.
Quantum computing makes full use of some basic physics, superposition and entanglement principle. Unlike traditional computing, it uses an extremely parallel approach to solving problems. Unlike transistor-based digital computers that require data to be encoded as binary digits (bits), quantum computers use quantum bits for their calculations. These qubits can exist in multiple states at the same time, making it possible to do a lot of calculations in parallel, which speeds up parsing time.
Unlike digital computers, quantum computers can mimic nature in order to advance chemistry, material science, and molecular modeling studies such as creating a new catalyst to isolate carbon dioxide, developing room temperature superconductors, or discovering new drugs and more.
Although quantum computers are so powerful, the difficulties they face are not a bit of a problem. Quantum bits are extremely fragile and any noise or unintentional interference will make the qubits lose data. Quantum bits also have to rely on superconducting metals, which are currently operating at very low temperatures.
Based on the data, while developing autonomous driving, 5G, VR and artificial intelligence, Intel, as a veteran technology company, faced the most cutting-edge technological trends in the industry and did not see any decline. This time, Intel demonstrated at CES The ability of line operations, multi-line operations at the same time, but also to maintain the position of the First Army, come up with convincing technologies and products out; not only that, in the face of the general public, Intel also use a wonderful performance And demo, show us the future look.