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Nissan picks Intel's Atom for infotainment system

4/5/2012 05:18 PM EDT
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resistion
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resistion   4/5/2012 6:31:29 PM
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Always felt this was too distracting for the driver.

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polson   4/5/2012 7:58:09 PM
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you don't need an apostrophe in "pick's" in the title.

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mcgrathdylan   4/5/2012 9:00:33 PM
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Correct, thanks.

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DBSingh180   4/6/2012 4:32:01 AM
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what part is this? Just a Atom proc or the hybrid part containing Atom proc and reprogrammable area in same package? The implication would be very different from market's standpoint for the different parts.

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markhahn0   4/6/2012 7:53:01 PM
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what an absurd bit of non-news. why would it matter at all whether the inside of a component is one x86 processor or another? or even if it's x86 at all? the volume of this device is not trivial, but not really significant either in a market that sells many hundreds of millions of processors.

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old account Frank Eory   4/6/2012 9:59:05 PM
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Perhaps its newsworthy in the man-bites-dog sense, which would have been more clear if Dylan's headline had begun with "OMG!" :)

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patrick_yu   4/8/2012 3:30:18 AM
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This is note-worthy because the IVI systems were used to be dominated by either the proprietary architecture from Renesas, or the PowerPC architecture, or the ARM architecture. Nissan is a major vehicle and therefore represent the first major design win for the embedded x86 in the IVI applications. It was a public information that embedded Atom was designed into at least one IVI system in China last year.

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patrick_yu   4/8/2012 3:33:41 AM
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After Nissan, I wonder when Intel can design into Renault.

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elctrnx_lyf   4/16/2012 9:22:44 AM
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Congratulation to Intel. This win could definitely bring more significant contracts in the future to develop more different devices specific for IVE applications.

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