Intel Atom CPU Targeting Cars Announced

Posted: Mar 3 2009, 12:00pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:19pm CDT , in CeBIT


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Intel has announced a new specialized Atom processor that targets cars and Internet capable phones. New products in the Atom Z5xx series for embedded solutions offer different package sizes and can be used in in-car infotainment, media phones, eco-technologies and other applications according to the chipmaker.

Intel says that the new processors offer integrated 2D and 3D graphics, video acceleration and support for multiple operating systems including versions of Windows and Linux. The Atom processor is Intel's smallest and most energy efficient CPU lines.

Intel says that the processor targets what it calls media phones with the capability to provide communications services offer IP, one-touch access to applications like email, text messaging, weather, YouTube, horoscopes, digital photos and more. The new Atom processors will be available in Q2 2009 according to Intel.

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