We love tech demos, especially demos that work as advertised with mega awesome goodness. Intel's demo of Light Peak at its first European research showcase manages to impress. Featuring a capability to upload and download at 10Gbits/s at the same time, the technology uses light to transmit data between connections. The best part? 10Gbit/s is just the baseline, it can and will increase to even higher numbers as Intel claims that there's "almost no limit to the bandwidth".
pcpro.co.uk - Intel has provided the first hands-on demonstration of a laptop running its Light Peak technology, at the company's inaugural European research showcase here in Brussels.
Light Peak is an optical interconnect that can transfer data at 10Gbits/sec in both directions. Intel hopes Light Peak will one day replace the host of other PC interconnects, including USB, DisplayPort and HDMI.
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