Intel Acquires Silicon Hive In Push For Mobile Processing Chips

Intel acquired Silicon Hive right now in an effort to push itself additional into the cell gadget market. Silicon Hive is a company specializing in making chipsets for smartphones, media hubs and different small gadgets. Intel has been lagging behind in cell processing, and though its Intel Atom is gearing up for pill gadgets, their processor remains to be too massive, calls for an excessive amount of energy, and is dearer than these of competing chip makers comparable to ARM and NVIDIA.

“We now target phenomenal successes inside Intel in the delivery of differentiated multimedia experiences in Atom-processor based SoCs”, says Silicon Hive company chief Atul Sinha. Sinha says that the company will probably be folded into the processor chip big to assist enhance the media efficiency of Atom system-on-a-chip (SoC) processors.

No particulars but on how a lot the deal is value or when it can get full approval. Intel’s present Atom chips are nonetheless not as environment friendly in media efficiency when in comparison with Qualcomm’s Adreno graphics or NVIDIA’s Tegra 2. The buy of Silicon Hive will hopefully velocity up their growth on this space.

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