Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced several innovations and deals at CES 2018 in Las Vegas on January 9-12.
BMW, Nissan and Volkswagen are moving their Mobileye-based mapping design wins to actual deployments.
Intel also announced new collaborations with SAIC Motor and NavInfo to extend crowdsourced map building to China. SAIC will develop Level 3, 4 and 5 cars in China based on Mobileye technology.
Intel announced a partnership with Ferrari North America to use Intel’s AI technologies to apply data from the racetrack to enhance the experience for fans and drivers. The Ferrari Challenge broadcast will use the processing power of Intel Xeon Scalable processors and the neon framework for deep learning to transcode, identify objects and events, and stream the experience to viewers online.
Intel Studios – using Intel True View technology –will create new forms of visual storytelling with and without VR. Intel Studios features the world’s largest volumetric video stage and a comprehensive post-production and control facility.
Paramount Pictures will be the first major Hollywood studio to explore this technology in pact with Intel to explore visual storytelling.
Brian Krzanich said that 2 million vehicles from BMW, Nissan and Volkswagen will use Mobileye Road Experience Management (REM) technology to crowdsource data to build and rapidly update low-cost, scalable high-definition maps throughout this year.
Intel Senior Vice President and CEO/CTO of Mobileye Professor Amnon Shashua will share more details about the company’s autonomous driving strategy during an Intel press conference at CES on Tuesday.
Intel shipped its first 49-qubit quantum computing test chip (Tangle Lake) to research partner QuTech.
Intel will enable the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 for using Intel True VR technology.
Intel, together with the official Rights Holding Broadcasters, will capture a record 30 Olympic events, with both live and video-on-demand content available.
This marks the first-ever live virtual reality broadcast of the Olympic Winter Games and will be available in the U.S. via a forthcoming NBC Sports VR app.
Krzanich also showcased how Intel is helping bring the future of 5G to the Olympics Winter Games to enable other new realistic, immersive and responsive sports and entertainment experiences with VR and 360-degree video.