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At the Intel Developer Conference, the company announced details on its developer platform for wearable devices that it believes will accelerate the development and deployment of new wearable applications.

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich kicked off Intel’s annual technical conference with a broad set of computing initiatives and projects showing how the company is moving quickly to enable new market segments where everything is smart and connected. Krzanich and other executives announced new hardware and software developer tools, previewed upcoming Intel technologies and announced new products across several technology segments.

With our diverse product portfolio and developer tools that span key growth segments, operating systems and form factors, Intel offers hardware and software developers new ways to grow as well as design flexibility,” said Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO.

During the keynote, Krzanich was joined on the keynote stage by several Intel executives, Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell, and Greg McKelvey, executive vice president and chief strategy and marketing officer of the Fossil Group.

The technical conference’s format and content were revamped this year to appeal to an expanded range of engineers and programmers, reflecting Intel’s efforts to extend the reach of Intel technology. The agenda and technology showcase content expanded beyond PCs, mobile and the data center to also include the Internet of Things (IoT) and wearables and other new devices created by so-called “makers” and inventors. More than 4,500 people are attending the forum this week from around the world.

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· Intel announced the Intel Reference Design for Android program to offer tablet users a high quality, consistent experience based on the latest Android operating system. Intel will help scale the deployment process of Android for tablet manufacturers by providing the software engineering work, streamlined access to Google Mobile Services, as well as support for updates and upgrades to future Android releases.

· Intel disclosed details on its developer platform for wearable device analytics that will accelerate development and deployment of new wearable applications with data-driven intelligence. The platform integrates a number of software components, including tools and algorithms from Intel and data management capabilities from Cloudera CDH all deployed on a cloud infrastructure and optimized on Intel architecture. Developers of Intel wearables will use the analytics developer platform free of charge.

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