Intel at CES 2018: Brian Krzanich Keynote Live Blog (18:30 PT, 02:30 UTC)

08:26PM EST – Intel’s annual intel xeon processor keynote is upon us. This week they have already announced Intel with Radeon RX Vega M graphics and reiterated their commitment to PCs that are always connected. It will be interesting to see what information Intel is going to announce.

08:27PM EST – We’re sitting here almost an hour early, Intel is putting together a pre-keynote show with dancers and drones.

08:35PM EST – Brian Krzanich is set to take to the stage for most/all of the event

08:36PM EST – We expect Intel to give its 2018 vision, discussing the new products (Intel with Radeon), the usual product areas (Automotive, FPGAs, Deep Learning, Drones, 5G) and emerging news

08:39PM EST – I suspect a section of the keynote will focus on security.

08:40PM EST – Almost every CPU company or CPU system company has said something about Meltdown/Spectre in their presentations this week

08:52PM EST – News on the wire is that Intel has created a new Internal Security Group internally, pulling in certain high-profile executives from other departments.

09:01PM EST –

09:22PM EST – 10 minutes ish to go. Starting with some pre-show entertainment using realsense

09:25PM EST – Now some drones flying up and down to hit notes on a keyboard on the ground

09:26PM EST – ‘Experience The Power of Data’

09:27PM EST – Using Intel Movidius to use an ‘air’ drum kit. Using AI characters to play music

09:27PM EST – Using a piano to help direct the AI

09:32PM EST – Musicians in the future can use AI to help make music

09:33PM EST – Now tracking the movements of a dancer in 3D space using Intel sensors

09:33PM EST – Driving visual data in realtime

09:39PM EST – OK another couple of minutes until it starts

09:40PM EST – Here we go

09:40PM EST – Intro video about CES first

09:41PM EST – The tag line of CES this year is ‘whoa’

09:41PM EST – President and CEO of CTA, Gary Shapiro, to the stage

09:41PM EST – Talking about inviting BK to the stage

09:43PM EST – ‘Under BK’s leadership, Intel has grown into emerging areas: VR, AI, Self-driving’

09:43PM EST – ‘Driven by a single factor, the explosion of data’

09:43PM EST – Brian Krzanich to the stage

09:43PM EST – ‘Our industry is about innovation’

09:44PM EST – Thanking the industry for coming to getting together about Meltdown/Spectre

09:44PM EST – ‘Security is job number 1 for Intel and our industry’

09:44PM EST – ‘No info that these exploits have been used to obtain customer data’

09:45PM EST – ‘We recommend that users apply updates as soon as the vendor makes it available’

09:45PM EST – 90% of people covered within a week, the rest within the monht

09:45PM EST – some workloads will have a larger impact than otehrs

09:45PM EST – work with the industry to minimize the impact

09:45PM EST – When we come together, there are endless possibilities

09:46PM EST – Data is a resource

09:46PM EST – The driving force behind the technology revolution

09:46PM EST – Social and economic changes created by data that only happens once or twice a century

09:47PM EST – The story of Moore’s Law has shaped every aspect of modern technology

09:47PM EST – Redefining how we experience life, work, school, sports, entertainment

09:47PM EST – Experiences that no-one has yet to imagine

09:48PM EST – Computing has become so powerful that we can now generate information capable of decision making

09:48PM EST – Almost everything tech generates data

09:48PM EST – Every email, picture, podcast, blog

09:48PM EST – All of it creates data

09:48PM EST – Today the cloud is filled with billions of bytes of data

09:48PM EST – Created a flood of data

09:49PM EST – By 2020 the average person will create 1.5 GB of data per day. 2x today

09:49PM EST – Autonomous car will generate 4TB per day

09:49PM EST – Connected aeroplane will do 40TB of data per day

09:49PM EST – Smart factory will do 1PB/day

09:49PM EST – Data has to be moved around at speed

09:50PM EST – Edge devices have to provide value

09:50PM EST – Data was formerly a static commodity

09:50PM EST – now it is the foundation of innovation

09:50PM EST – Today, AI and data is having a rush of breakthroughs

09:51PM EST – Robots, cars, art

09:51PM EST – Using data to create art

09:52PM EST – Using AI to advance the exploration of space, and data plays a critical role

09:52PM EST – Use powerful deep learning to complete surveys of planets and moons

09:52PM EST – Automate the creation of maps, used by autonomous rovers

09:52PM EST – In the future, crowd source the data

09:53PM EST – Every sector can reimagine data

09:53PM EST – showing technology that can impact the future

09:54PM EST – Experience: Immersive Media

09:54PM EST – One of the non-traditional roles of data is the creation of immersive media

09:54PM EST – advertising, education, medicine

09:54PM EST – Deliver the most realistic experiences possible

09:55PM EST – Creating and delivering the content is a massive data computing problem. We solve it at Intel

09:55PM EST – Blur the lines with volumetric video

09:56PM EST – Intel True VR

09:56PM EST – Transforming fan experiences at sports events

09:57PM EST – Output from cameras are stitched together in real time from multiple seats in the stadium

09:57PM EST – Intel True View

09:57PM EST – formerly Intel 3D

09:57PM EST – Uses dozens of 5K cameras around the viewing area

09:58PM EST – defines the area being mapped into voxels

09:58PM EST – Voxel = volumetric pixel

09:58PM EST – Moving from 2D to 3D

09:59PM EST – no longer recording a 2D image, you are recording a scene of voxels

09:59PM EST – get the user inside the space at any angle

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