Ex Qualcomm SVP and GM of Automotive
In this bombastic week for the industry, SiFive, a leader in Risc V architecture products, has announced that it has hired Patrick W. Little as President and CEO, effective immediately.
Pure loop for Core i3 (Ryzen 3) to Core i9 (Ryzen 9)
Be Quiet! is working hard even during the pandemic, and it has finally released an update for its Pure Look water cooler solution.
Intel helps in COVID-19 research
Industry veteran Alex Zhavoronkov who left the PC industry (ATI and AMD) to start the AI longevity focused Insilico Medicine, has announced AI-powered COVIDomic to power the COVID-19 basic and clinical research.
Pentium and Celeron in laptops and desktops in 2021
What we used to call Atom will continue to be known as Pentium and Celeron in affordable laptops and small form desktop computers coming in 2021.
The stereo camera powered by Zync MPSoC
Xilinx is number two in automotive cameras, and the company just scored a significant Subaru design win being the choice for the latest generation Subaru EyeSight.
Additional 40 million possible gamers
Nvidia is investing heavily in a cloud gaming platform called GeForce Now, and we had a chance to get an update from an old friend and industry veteran Phil Eisler, VP of GeForce Now and cloud gaming. The biggest announcement for today is that Chromebooks have support for GeForce now.
Leadership in IP saves an additional 40 percent on text
Companies like Qualcomm invest a lot of time and engineering effort to help with upcoming standards, and many know that Qualcomm is a leader in 5G. Qualcomm is also committed to Versatile Video Coding (VVC), known as H266, and the company helped to optimize the codec and bring an additional 30 to 40 saving to text-based content, maintaining the same visual quality.
Intel senior graphics fellow confirms
One of the great advantages of taking part at the virtual architecture day at Intel is the chance to chat with the speakers and learn a tad more. David Blythe, a senior fellow graphics architect behind the Xe LP design, as well as Gen 11 GPU, has shared a few interesting details about Xe LP.
Hardware Ray tracing
Xe LP is a 96 EU GPU inside of Tiger Lake, and it will be the first time Intel gets to decent clock speeds at least at 1.7GHz in the notebook form factor. It is a new architecture that is the part for DG1 and SG1 desktop and server cards. Now Raja Koduri, Intel’s chief architect, announced Xe HPG high-end card for 2021.
Performance Hybrid with big and small cores
Intel showed a Lakefield prototype CPU at the Architecture Day on December 12, 2018, and it was a unique part. It had one big core-based CPU and four smaller Tremont 10nm cores on a special package codenamed Foveros. At the architecture day 2020, Raja Koduri confirmed the existence of performance hybrid codenamed Alder Lake.