This Week in Technology Innovation and Trends

Intel gets ready to showcase new world-changing technology at CES 2021. 2020 presented its fair share of challenges, but nothing Intel isn’t prepared to conquer. Catch highlights from the Intel Industry Analyst Summit, including Intel’s goals for software and manufacturing. And meet Ella, the coffee-slinging, Intel-powered robot.

Intel at CES 2021

What better way to kick off the new year than with the all-digital CES 2021, starting January 11? Join the hottest party on the internet to take a tour of Mobileye’s garage-lab in Jerusalem with CEO Amnon Shashua, hear from Gregory Bryant about how Intel is driving technology leadership to define the future of computing, and much more from Intel’s featured speakers.

2020 Year in Review

Where to begin? We could talk about how Intel worked with Medtronic to rapidly deploy 80,000 ventilators to critically ill COVID-19 patients. We could talk about the all-new 11th Gen Intel Core processor family or Intel’s acquisition of Moovit. Or we could just recognize that no matter where we were, more than 110,000 Intel employees achieved a great deal during a year we’ll never forget.

Video: 2020 Intel Industry Analyst Summit Highlights

If you missed the 2020 Intel Industry Analyst Summit—held virtually in early December—now’s your chance to catch up. Check out this video to see highlights from the event, including opening remarks from CEO Bob Swan, Lisa Spelman’s presentation, “Unlocking Data at Scale With the Data Center of the Future,” and Sandra Rivera’s talk, “Building a Compelling Culture to Fuel Growth.”

Intel Bets Future on Software and Manufacturing

2020 was a banner year for Intel, and certainly came with its challenges. Now with an eye on the future, Intel is poised to retain its position as a leading integrated device manufacturer. Plus, in addition to announcing shipment of the oneAPI Base Toolkit for cross-architecture development, Intel has rolled out software development tools for specialized applications like HPC, AI, IoT, and rendering.

Ella: The Fully-Autonomous Intel-Powered Robotic Barista

Meet Ella, the six-axis robot that takes your coffee order via app, prepares your perfect cup, notifies you when it’s ready, serves it to you, and processes your payment. And while you can only see this Intel-powered robo-barista at Singapore’s Crown Coffee for now, the future of half-caff, no-foam, three-pump vanilla lattes (extra hot!) could soon be in the hands of our AI-driven friends.