Intel, this five-lettered word ruled the whole computing world. With its best class computer chip manufacturing, it stands unbeaten in the battle of silicon devices. The company is known for empowering computers with its range of processors that changed the way technology advanced.
Intel: Single Dimension Fortune?
Intel, though is unbeaten in its processor's manufacturing often faced troubles when the company tried to take new paths in technology. Intel has fallen back in mobile business, almost non-existent in any other market except that of computing.
It tried yet failed many times to take multiple paths for dominance. But, Intel does not want to stop with the single dimension journey. Intel is now looking to make its way to Autonomous cars - the fastly rising area on the horizon.
Intel's Plan for Autonomous Driving
As a part of this, Intel at present teamed up with BMW and Delphi and it also showcased a new autonomous car at the Silicon Valley Innovation Center for Autonomous Driving.
Here are the important things the company is doing:
- Working with leading automakers like BMW and Ford
- Working with UK-based Delphi which is the supplier of vehicular technology
- Set up a new division for researching vehicle-vehicle communication
- Researching vehicle-infrastructure communication
- Working on the "big data" problem to handle large chunks of real time data
- To bring 5G communication to cars
Summarising the picture above, Intel's technology of autonomous driving is mainly divided into four areas:
- Data Center - Includes end-end encryption, real-time traffic updates, Advanced data analytics
- 5G - Includes Vehicle-Vehicle, Vehicle-Infrastructure and Vehicle-Everything communication
- Human-Machine Interface - Includes heads-up display, mobile devices
- In-Vehicle Computing - Path planning, Computer vision, Sensors
While Intel is working hard to make autonomous driving a reality by landing leading automakers just in six months, the past mishaps are haunting the company. If Intel considers its previous mistakes and chooses a safe yet satisfying path, there will be no doubt in Intel's dominance in the field of autonomous driving.