The latest DirectML 1.13.1 developer preview adds initial support for neural processor units (NPUs), a type of AI accelerator, on new Windows 11 PCs featuring Intel® Core™ Ultra processor with Intel AI Boost. This allows more on-device AI capabilities by tapping into dedicated AI hardware.
At the 2023 Intel Innovation event, Intel outlined its vision for artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced PCs that deliver more personalized, streamlined, and intuitive experiences directly on the device.
Intel has released a new graphics driver update, version 220.127.116.1186/18.104.22.16834 (WHQL Certified), for Intel® Arc™ A-Series Graphics, Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics, and Intel® Core™ Ultra Processors with Intel® Arc™ Graphics.
During Intel's recent Q4 2023 earnings call, CEO Pat Gelsinger provided an update on the company’s client roadmap, including the forthcoming Panther Lake chips slated for 2025. Though details remain scarce at this early stage, Gelsinger suggested that Panther Lake will deliver up to 2x higher AI performance gains versus previous generations.
On January 24, 2024, Intel celebrated the opening of Fab 9, its state-of-the-art semiconductor packaging factory in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The $3.5 billion facility is part of Intel's strategy to equip its New Mexico operations with advanced manufacturing techniques like 3D packaging technology “Foveros”, which enables flexible integration of multiple chips optimized for power, performance, and cost.
In a major announcement at CES, Intel has revealed its comprehensive Intel Core 14th Gen mobile and desktop processor lineup as well as its new Intel Core mobile processor Series 1 family, led by the Intel Core 7 processor 150U, showcasing a range of powerful processors designed for enthusiasts, mainstream users, and edge computing applications