Intel and Yahoo! Bring Their TV Widget Technology to Life in a Big Way At CES 2009

Sure we've started seeing a crop of "Connected HDTVs" making the news this month, but the real winner here is the Yahoo! Widget Engine and Intel's system-on-a-chip (Media Processor CE 3100) which provides the TV's processing power to handle all the various interactive media application services. In other words, all future HDTVs supporting TV Widgets [...]

Orb Extends Anywhere Media Access to Intel-based Mobile Internet Devices

Orb Networks today announced that it has added support for Intel® Atom(TM) processor Z5XX series-based Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) to its award-winning media access service. Orb is making it easier for users of Moblin-based ( mobile linux devices to find and enjoy content from their PC while on the go. Orb Networks, the place-shifting and media [...]

Intel Introduces First IA System on Chip for Consumer Electronics, Expands Internet to TV Experience

[youtube=] Video by LAPTOP Magazine At the Intel Developer Forum, Intel Corporation introduced the Intel® Media Processor CE 3100, the first in a new family of purpose-built System on Chips (SoCs) for Consumer Electronics devices based on the company's popular Intel architecture (IA) blueprint. Executives on Wednesday also provided updates on the Mobile Internet Device (MID) category [...]

Intel and Yahoo! to Bring the Internet to Television

Intel Corporation and Yahoo! Inc. today previewed plans for the Widget Channel, a television (TV) application framework optimized for TV and related consumer electronics (CE) devices that use the Intel Architecture. The Widget Channel will allow consumers to enjoy rich Internet applications designed for the TV while watching their favorite TV programs. The Widget Channel [...]

Intel Intros Remote Wake Technology – Will Be HUGE for Digital Home Users

Now that's what I'm talking about! Intel has just announced that next month consumers will start seeing motherboards featuring their new embedded Remote Wake technology that enables consumers to "wake up" their home PC from an energy-efficient sleep mode to access all their media, anytime, from any internet-connected device. The technology also works with VoIP [...]