Sunday, May 29, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Launches Wordlwide
Corsair Bulldog PC Is Seeking A Place In Your Living Room
Samsung Galaxy C5 and C7 Released In China
SSD Adoption in Notebooks To Increase This Year As TLC NAND Market Matures
Samsung To Launch SamsungPay Mini Online Payments App
Facebook Publishers To Show Ads To Everyone
Samsung and Warner Bros. Release The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition
Acer At Computex 2016
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > Intel t...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, September 17, 2007
Intel to Buy Havok Game Software Tools Developer


Intel said on Friday it would buy Havok Inc, a provider of software and services to the games and movie industries, as the world's top chipmaker seeks to beef up its visual computing and graphics efforts.

The privately held Irish company's technology has been used in some of the most widely known video game titles, including "BioShock," "Stranglehold," "Halo 2," and "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."

"Havok is a proven leader in physics technology for gaming and digital content, and will become a key element of Intel's visual computing and graphics efforts," said Renee J. James, vice president and general manager of Intel's Software and Solutions Group.

The deal comes ahead of Intel's biggest technical conference, the Intel Developer Forum, in San Francisco next week. Intel is expected to expand on plans for next-generation chip making technology, commonly known as 45 nanometer, and give more details on its forthcoming chip design change.

Havok's collection of software development tools is used by game and digital-animation creators to build realistic video games for myriad types of hardware and digitally animated movies, Intel said in a statement.

The deal could also heighten competition with Intel's biggest rival in microprocessors, AMD , which acquired video chip company ATI Technologies nearly a year ago.

Intel has so far partnered closely with ATI rival Nvidia for video-processing chips used in personal computers.

Havok, a Dublin-based company founded in 1998, will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel and would continue to operate as an independent business.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.


Previous
Next
Corsair Announced XMP DDR3 Memory Modules        All News        EU Court Crushes Microsoft's Antitrust Appeal
XFX Debuts its 8800 GTS Fatal1ty Graphics Card     Graphics Cards News      AMD Releases ATI Catalyst 7.9 Display Drivers

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Sony Joins Forces with Cogitai to Conduct Research and Development for Artificial Intelligence
Brian Krzanich Outlines Intel's Future Strategy
Microsoft Positions Windows 10 As A Platform for the Intelligence Revolution
Intel To Axe 12,000 Jobs, Focuses On Cloud And Smart, Connected Computing Devicess
Intel Outlines Next Generation of Experiences At 2016 Intel Developers Forum Shenzhen
Intel Packs Altera Arria 10 FPGAs With Xeon E5-2600 v4 Processors
Intel Senior Executives Leaving Company
Intel Introduces Xeon Processor E5-2600 v4 And Its First 3D NAND SSDs
Chinese AI Team To Challenge Google's AlphaGo
Intel To Break From Typical Two-year CPU Release Cycle
New Intel NUC "Skull Canyon" Comes To Change the Game
Google Artificial Intelligence Program Wins Final Game In Go Tournament

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .