New Line of Embedded Processors Are Geared Toward Medical Devices

January 19, 2010

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New Line of Embedded Processors Are Geared Toward Medical Devices

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Intel's Core embedded processors are designed for use in medical equipment.

Chip manufacturer Intel (Santa Clara, CA) is introducing several new processors. The firm's Core embedded processors, which were developed using the company's new 32-nm manufacturing process, target devices that leverage PC-like operations, including medical equipment. The line of Core i7 processors features built-in intelligence to manage workloads effectively, reduces power consumption, maximizes uptime and minimizes errors, according to the company. In addition, the processors offer integrated graphics and I/O controllers to improve board space efficiency and power consumption. The Core i5-660 processors feature a graphics engine integrated in the processor.

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