AMD announces availability of AMD Elite A-Series APUs
Mar 21, 2013 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) --
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., or AMD, a developer of computer processors and related technologies, has announced the availability of the AMD Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Units, or APUs, codenamed Richland.
The new AMD Elite A-Series APUs feature facial log-in and gesture recognition, enhanced graphics and compute performance, and power management capabilities on a single chip.
The new AMD Elite A-Series APUs leverage the power of the combined compute and graphics cores to accelerate a suite of available software experiences that can expand and enhance the user experience, that include: AMD Face Login; AMD Gesture Control; AMD Screen Mirror; and AMD Video Entertainment Features, the company said.
This optimized-for-AMD software will come pre-loaded on select AMD Elite A-Series APU-based notebooks later this year and will be downloadable from the company's website in April 2013.
"The high performance AMD A-Series APU continues to impress with its ability to deliver stunning graphics and immersive experiences with even more battery life. Our engineers have done a superb job of increasing processor performance while decreasing power consumption," said Bernd Lienhard, corporate vice president and general manager of AMD's Client Business Unit.
"With the capabilities built into our 2013 AMD Elite A-Series APUs, including new software for gesture control, facial recognition, rich entertainment and more lifelike gaming, we are delivering an ever richer experience to end users and our customers."
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