The significance of Intel's Core i7 to embedded computing
The new i7 processors from Intel promise enhanced performance for Embedded Computing. Intel recently announced in its Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 families included 12 targeted at embedded applications. These new embedded processors have 7-year lifetime availability, which is a key feature for many embedded applications. This paper delves into the technical and market impacts of i7 capabilities including ECC memory, greater performance/watt and the integrated GPU.