Apple products inspire Intel’s roadmap, says senior executive
Chipmaker Intel is reportedly planning to launch more than 10 new tablet devices that run on its chips at the Computex trade show in Taiwan.
The trade show will be held in Taiwan from 31 May to 4 June.
The Wall Street Journal reported, quoting Intel general manager for Asia-Pacific Navin Shenoy, that 2011 will witness the launch of more than 35 tablets based on Intel chips.
Meanwhile, Intel a senior executive of Intel has said that the company looks up to Apple for innovation.
Intel senior vice-president Tom Kilroy told the Reuters Global Technology Summit in New York the success of Apple products shapes Intel’s plans for future.
"We work very closely with them and we’re constantly looking down the road at what we can be doing relative to future products. I’d go as far as to say Apple helps shape our roadmap," Kilroy said.
"Apple — they push us hard," he said.