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Intel road show: 'Technology can boost economy'

May 15, 2014



A road show held in the capital on Thursday showcased the best of "Intel mobile solutions".

While speaking at the second annual Intel mobility road show, Intel Country Manager Naveed Siraj said the company was committed to providing technological innovations at affordable prices to everyone. According to a press release, he said the innovations would revolutionise the lives of 65 million potential middle class users in the country by bringing about positive changes.

While giving details about the Intel product line, he said Intel'sBay Trail platform included low-power chips for tablets and notebooks as well as more powerful chips designed for desktop computers. These have been designed to increase battery life on high usage devices and allow manufacturers to provide thinner, lighter and more powerful devices. "Bay Trail-T is Intel's most capable, high- performance system-on-chip for tablets and other mobile devices" he added.

"Today's generation of Intel [products] delivers energy-efficient performance to power a range of computing devices. These devices deliver Intel-level performance powerful enough to run multiple applications simultaneously, allowing users to move between apps with ease," he explained.

In the end, he said the government would have to develop infrastructure in order to attract investors in the IT sector, while underscoring that technological development would help boost Pakistan's economy.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 16th, 2014.


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Source: Express Tribune (Pakistan)


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