Thunderbolt Technology Blog

2017-04-21 13:02

Ravi Gananathan, Thunderbolt™ 3 eGFX Marketing

Enthusiasm for external graphics is growing, with support from AMD and NVIDIA as well as major PC OEMs and many 3rd party device vendors. Staying true to our objective of delivering plug-and-play external graphics solution, Intel is building a healthy Thunderbolt™ 3 External Graphics (eGFX) eco-system.

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2017-04-18 14:12

By Gary Adcock, Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) for TV and Film Industry

Game Changing Cost Effectiveness and Career Enhancement

As one of the earliest adopters of Thunderbolt™, my work in digital TV and Film is constantly changing as my colleagues and I seek cutting edge productivity gains and breakthrough creative tools to drive cinematography.  In the beginning, it was all about blazing fast data to rapidly process and move uncompressed 4K video in production and post.  Thunderbolt performed brilliantly making this transformation seamless, cost effective and pervasive across every phase of workflow.

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2017-02-14 11:22

By Jason Ziller, Director of Thunderbolt™ Marketing, Intel Corporation

The Thunderbolt™ ecosystem saw many announcements around the 2016 holidays, followed by a significant number of additional announcements and products launched at CES 2017.

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2016-12-05 16:00

By Jason Ziller, Director of Thunderbolt Marketing, Intel Corporation

I’m excited to share with you what I believe is a bigger picture perspective of the momentum around the recent Apple launch and what this means for the industry. You may recall last month Apple announced three versions of the thinnest and lightest MacBook Pro™ design yet, two of which have four Thunderbolt™ 3 ports.

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2016-09-27 11:19

By Jason Ziller, Director of Thunderbolt Marketing, Intel Corporation

Technology is no longer a one-size-fits-all solution. Never before have there been so many types of devices, systems and features to customize your technology needs. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that one of the most common questions we hear from customers is regarding the difference between USB-C and ThunderboltTM 3.

What is the difference between USB-C and Thunderbolt 3?

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2016-08-17 10:27

By Jason Ziller, Director of Thunderbolt Marketing, Intel Corporation

Since the inception of Thunderbolt™ 3, we knew that external graphics would be one of the most desired new features that we could bring forward. And the excitement we’ve heard from gamers and our industry partners this past year has made that vision a reality.

With the Razer Blade Stealth, Razer Core and AMD XConnect, we now have the first Thunderbolt 3-enabled external graphics solution that’s truly plug-and-play.

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2016-08-16 10:40

By Jason Ziller, Director of Thunderbolt Marketing, Intel Corporation

To unlock the full potential of Thunderbolt 3, it takes a vast ecosystem of makers and developers. From improved storage solutions to docking stations, our key partners are bringing the promise of Thunderbolt 3 to market. That’s why the Thunderbolt team is spending the week at the Intel Developer Conference (IDF) in San Francisco.

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2016-06-16 10:33

By Jason Ziller, Director of Thunderbolt Marketing, Intel Corporation

This month at Computex marked the official one-year anniversary of the technology announcement of Thunderbolt™ 3. At its inception, Thunderbolt 3 was hailed as the “one port to rule them all.” The desire for compatibility and universal adoption is what has motivated our team in the past year to partner with a broad range of system and device makers to take advantage of this new technology.

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2016-06-02 06:40

Visit our partners’ booth to find out how to win the big prize. To learn more about the product:

List of Thunderbolt™ partners booth:

[TWTC1 1F] Good Way (D0221a), Tragant (B1110), Lintes (B0423),

[Nangang Hall 1F] Accusys (J1427), AKiTiO (J1413), Areca (J1029a), Atech Flash (J0534), BIOS AP (J1409), QNAP (J0830), Raidon (J1129),

[Nangang Hall 4F] Acer (M0420), ASUS (M0410), MSI (M0810)

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2016-04-19 09:53

This year at NAB, Thunderbolt will have a larger presence than ever before. Many Thunderbolt™ 3 devices are being announced – from storage devices to adapters to docking stations. Visit us at our Thunderbolt Zone in the StudioXperience booth #SL2425 to see all of the new Thunderbolt 3 products from AkiTiO, Dell, Goodway, JMR, LaCie, Lintes, OpenDrives, OWC and Razer. And around the entire show floor, you’ll find Thunderbolt products – just look for the Thunderbolt logo!

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Top Blogs

Thunderbolt™ 3 – The USB-C That Does It All: Intel® unveiled Thunderbolt™ 3, the fastest, most versatile connection to any dock, display, or peripheral device – including billions of USB devices. [June 2nd, 2015]

The Difference between USB-C and Thunderbolt 3: Thunderbolt 3 defines a superset of capabilities that runs on USB-C connectors and cables. [September 27th, 2016]

New Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 controllers offer DisplayPort 1.4, and basic peripheral compatibility with USB-C computer ports: Announcing the Intel Thunderbolt™ 3 controller JHL7x40 series, code named Titan Ridge. [January 4th, 2018]

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