APAC IDF Fall 2002: Intel announces Manitoba
At Asia-Pacific Intel Developer Forum (APAC IDF) Fall 2002, that took place on October 14-15 in Taipei, Intel announced new Manitoba mobile processor, combining Xscale core, digital signal processor, and flash memory.
Commercialization is expected next year. Supposedly, Manitoba will debut in new 2.5G GSM/GPRS phones.
According to the company, Manitoba processors are currently made using 0.13-micron process, however already in 2003 the production will be moved to 0.09-micron process.
On the photo: Ron Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Intel´s wireless computing and communications group, holding an 8-inch wafer of Manitoba chips.
Source: The DigiTimes
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