By Antone Gonsalves
September 21, 2007 06:02 AM
Intel (NSDQ: INTC) believes the Internet is heading toward a time when people will move across virtual worlds of cinematic quality, enjoying new forms of entertainment, conducting business, and socializing.
And for chipmakers like Intel, this future will present unprecedented opportunities. "There's an insatiable demand for computing power here," Intel chief technologist Justin Rattner told analysts and reporters Thursday following his keynote on the last day of the Intel Developer Forum in san francisco. "We don't know what the limits are. That's a big incentive for manufacturers like us."
Intel wants to be sure that its microprocessors are driving the evolution of the Internet to 3D realism from today's 2D graphics seen in virtual…