GE Intelligent Platforms, a part of
General Electric Company
), recently signed an agreement with semiconductor firm
) for the incorporation of the NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor
in its products meant for embedded computing platforms.
The agreement establishes General Electric as a preferred
provider of the Tegra K1 to bring high performance embedded
computing (HPEC) solutions to the increasingly growing market for
Size weight and Power (SWaP) constrained applications. The NVIDIA
Tegra K1 mobile processors deliver exceptional graphics and
powerful computing while featuring low power consumption and high
performance for gaming. The new technology is well suited for
harsh environments in the military/ aerospace markets. Tegra K1
is one of the world's most advanced processors featuring
192 fully programmable GPU (graphics processing unit) computing
cores and four ARM Cortex-A15 CPU cores in addition to a fifth
core dedicated for saving battery life.
The NVIDIA Tegra K1 is expected to be a major add-on facility
to General Electric's wearable and portable products. Featuring
low weight and heat dissipation, the processor will enable
General Electric to reduce the power consumption of its HPEC
solutions and bring it down to approximately 10 watts for some
applications. General Electric's SWaP constrained defense
applications along with the mobile processor's power efficiency
will enable customers to deploy data-intensive applications
across a wider range of platforms.
General Electric is one of the most diversified technologies
and financial service corporations in the world. The company's
segments include Power & Water, Oil & Gas, Energy
Management, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Home &
Business Solutions, and GE Capital. GE Power & Water produces
gas, steam and aero derivative turbines; generators; combined
cycle systems; and renewable energy solutions, as well as
provides water treatment services and equipments.
General Electric currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Other
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Honeywell International Inc
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), both carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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