Intel executives have outlined a new Intel SoC that is based on the Atom processor. The new SoC will be used for embedded applications and is aimed at helping homes and businesses better use and manager energy.
The SoC will for the first time allow makers to build PCI Express compliant devices that can directly connect to the chip offering new flexibility in design. One use for the new SoC will be with Chinese carmaker HawTai. The firm will use the SoC and the MeeGo OS to create in car infotainment systems.
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The new Soc is codenamed Tunnel Creek and will be used in in-vehicle infotainment systems, IP media phones, and more. The SoC has the Atom processor core, memory controller hub, graphics engine, and video engine on one chip.