Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Versus the Internet of Things


Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has been finding itself out of place ever since the influx of new digital devices such as smartwatches, tablets and for that matter in-vehicle infotainment systems have come into the market. These devices, usually called ‘Internet of things’ have given the Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) a tough time. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has been solely relying on its computing sales. But seeing the times change, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) must go out of its comfort zone in order to meet the standards of the current era.

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) held an investor meeting on 20th November, discussing the ‘Internet of Things’ market and how Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) can carve a place for itself in it. The meeting stated some forecasts, one of which was that Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) will be making 11-13 billion dollars in the Internet of Things market during the course of next 12 months. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has made 2.1 billion this year, which has contributed to 17 percent of the whole market segment of Intel (NASDAQ:INTC).

It certainly is good news for Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), which is usually associated with strict computing. Its shareholders will be glad to know that Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) is investing in the future. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) is capable enough to make an impact in the aforementioned market. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has the technology, the expertise and the experience to deal with the current trends. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC)’s Atom, core and Xeon processors are more than capable of meeting the entry requirements for the mid and high processor units.

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC)’s Quark architecture will also help the company to be pushed into the market for 32 bit microcontrollers. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has the technology and finances to go after at least 15.5 billion worth technology. If Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) wishes to invest heavily on Quark technology, even then it would be competitive with the current technology in the market. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) stated that it has both the software and hardware to tackle the Internet of thing threat.

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) will be opting for multiple platforms, other than silicon. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) will be offering its platform to developers in order to build software that emphasizes on the Internet of things technology. As far as revenue is concerned, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) is well placed in the Internet of Things market. What is needs is new software and hardware to tackle the onslaught of devices releasing just about every day.

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) needs to rebuild its own aura to avoid being lost in obscurity. The best way to go after this internet of things market would be to deploy the high end technology Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) holds in its inventory. The Atom/Core processors are second to none. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is a veteran in the market and no competition is too daunting for the company. Sure, there are times when we think that the veteran companies will be replaced by the new technology but with Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), it still has enough power to challenge the latest technology in the market.