当然，英特尔在PC、平板电脑以及手机业务线上也取得了一些新进展。克尔扎尼奇称，首款22纳米制“系统级芯片” Bay Trail将在今年晚些时候推出，为一系列新款Android以及Windows平板电脑提供动力。他还表示，英特尔将于年底前推出售价仅100美元的平板电脑。此外，14纳米制芯片将于今年晚些时候发货。（财富中文网）
Apple's not the only company with new products to show off today. Early Tuesday morning in San Francisco, chipmaker Intel unveiled an upcoming family of processors called Quark, especially made for wearable devices and industrial "Internet of things" applications.
The company's new leadership team, comprised of CEO Brian Krzanich and president Renee James, announced the new chips at the company's annual developer conference, which took place the same morning as a slew of other tech events, including Apple's (AAPL) new iPhone launch, a customer conference hosted by cloud-based software provider Workday (WDAY), and TechCrunch Disrupt, a launching pad for startups. But Intel (INTC) still managed to attract an impressive crowd, as it does every year (despite the lagging PC business, it's still the largest chipmaker in the world).
While demand for PCs -- and therefore for Intel's chips -- has slowed, and the company has long struggled in mobile, it's hoping to jump ahead of the game with Quark, processors that are tailor-made for the fledgling wearables product category (think smart wristbands and glasses and all sorts of medical devices that attach to your body). According to CEO Krzanich, the new Quark processors will be five times smaller and 10 times more power-efficient than Intel's Atom chips.
"We will go and put our leadership and our silicon and our technology into every segment of computing," said Krzanich. "Servers, PCs, tablets, phones, and beyond. Segments that are still being developed -- wearables and Internet of things."
Just last week, Intel rival Qualcomm (QCOM) announced Toq, and phonemaker Samsung unveiled Gear, bulky smartwatches that connect to wireless networks. Intel also showed off a bare-bones "reference design" -- a prototype wristband aimed to show partners what the new Intel chips, which ship next year, can do.
Of course, the company also had some news to share on the PC, tablet, and mobile front. Krzanich said Bay Trail, Intel's first 22 nanometer "system-on-a chip" will power a range of new Android and Windows tablets later this year. He also said that Intel-running tablets will launch for as little as $100 by the end of 2013. Later this year, Intel will also start shipping chips based on its 14 nanometer process.