And the first day of Computex has got off to a roaring start with a keynote from Intel, some news from Dell as well as several more announcements from ASUS ROG to follow the plethora of devices announced yesterday.
At the first official Keynote of Computex, Intel announced its brand new Fourth-Generation Core M and Core M vPro processors. The Core M and M vPro are optimized for fanless mobile devices and have a power consumption of just 10W. On top of this Intel also revealed the processor codenamed Devils’ Canyon, the high performance new Intel Core i7 processor with four cores all running at 4GHz.
Keeping on processors, Intel also announced SoFIA, the First Intel Atom application processor with an integrated 3G modem. The SoFIA SoC will be produced in a partnership with Rockchip, and should be available in both smartphones and tablets by the first half of 2015.
Next up is a little something different from Intel. The Realsense camera is designed for tablets and uses 3D technology to detect depth and track the user. On top of this the Intel RealSense camera was used in conjunction with software from Faceshift to turn a human user into an animated avatar. Intel have also announced an app challenge for the RealSense camera with a prize of US$1 million for what they judge to be the best application of the technology.
On the gaming front, ASUS ROG debuted their incredibly sexy GX500, the world’s slimmest 4K gaming notebook. At 2.2kg, the new ASUS ROG GX500 gaming laptop is only 19mm thin. According to ASUS, the laptop will come with an Intel Core i7 processor together with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M as its discrete GPU.