Intel announced the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor with HW accelerated encode at the Consumer Electronics Show last week. This technology is referred to as Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology and more information can be found here. There are a number of media SW companies already delivering great consumer experiences that are listed on the above page, and we expect to see more available in the coming months.
Processor graphics will soon be found in computers everywhere. Intel calls this new capability Intel® HD Graphics; at AMD, it’s called AMD Fusion*. Both names refer to the integration of graphics functionality into the CPU.
At CES this year, Intel introduced the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors (codenamed “Sandy Bridge”). This processor is Intel’s first new microarchitecture utilizing 32nm technology. Smaller transistors and new architectural design result in higher performance at lower power.