Monday, October 15, 2007

2007 Intel Developer Forum Taipei, held at Taipei International Convention Center, started at October 15-16. With the great technology trends of wireless networking, this time, Intel Global led Navin Shenoy, Anand Chandrasekher, Shmuel Eden, and Gadi Singer talked about the WiMax, productive quantity of 45nm technology, and the development of mobile technology.

Forecasting the WiMax Forum by Taipei Computer Association (TCA) next week, Intel Taiwan invited Mei-yueh Ho (Chairman of Council for Economic Planning and Development) to introduce M-Taiwan and the future of WiMax in Taiwan.

“Not only WiMax, laptop manufacturers will respect on functions such as compatible with High-Definition Videos, power saving, hardware mobilization. In the future, UMPC should be conjuncted with GPS, PDA, and laptop computer and it should mainly have lots of useful functions such as entertainment, mobility, performance, and wireless communication. This is the future object what manufacturers should do.” Navin Shenoy mentioned.

“The mobile platform of UMPC will not ‘Windows only’, with the participation of Asianux by Red Flag of China, HAANSOFT of Korea, and Miracle Linux of Japan, the UMPC competition will be in a great change. So not only Asianux platform, but Ubuntu will be available in the future.” Gadi Singer remarked after the showcase of non-Windows UMPC.

After the Opening Keynote, the VIPs summarized topics on 45nm fabs, UMPC, and mobility. Intel predicted that the development of microchip will take effect on the trend of UMPC, it needs the integration on software and hardware contributors and WiMax technology. With the sequences above, the mobility of UMPC will be speed up.