Intel Puts Vote To The People In Computer Design Challenge
PC Design People's Choice Awards Runs Parallel to $1 Million Industry Competition for Stylish Computers Built with Intel Core 2 Duo Processors
SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 19, 2007 - From today through April 19, people can visit www.intelchallenge.com and vote for their favorite concept PC design. Voters get to choose from designs submitted by companies competing for $1 million in the industry Intel Core Processor Challenge. A group of computer and design experts will award the winners in April, but consumers can now pick their favorite designs in a separate online People's Choice Award contest that also features a random $100 certificate giveaway to eligible voters.
The Industry Vote
Last September, Intel Corporation announced the Intel Core Processor Challenge contest with up to a $1 million bounty for PC designers and manufacturers worldwide to think beyond the traditional "big, beige box" computer designs. The contest aims to spur industry innovation in new, stylish home entertainment PC designs based on the multimedia optimized Intel Core processor and Intel Viiv technology. More than two dozen PC designs from 19 companies worldwide are vying over best style, acoustics, functionality and features. Entrants hail from eight countries. Ten semifinalists were chosen by Intel judges in March. In April, top designs will be selected by a group of computer and design experts, and winners are scheduled to be announced at the Intel Developer Forum in Beijing. More details about the Intel Core Processor Challenge are at www.intel.com/idf/corechallenge.htm.