The best of IDF 2015

Intel is more than just a chip-maker and to showcase that very point it holds a big conference every year to show off everything it does.

Attended by Intel manufacturing and development partners, analysts and journalists it’s the ultimate place to be to get the low down on everything that one of the world’s largest processor manufacturers is up to.

This year’s Intel Developer Forum was dominated by the company’s latest tiny systems on a chip that are making their way into a vast array of Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as the Nabi baby seat and motion-tracking BMX.

Its RealSense depth-sensing camera is also finding a myriad of uses including head-tracking for racing and flight sim games. Plus it has even been partnered with Google’s Project Tango for the ultimate in 3D spatial tracking awareness.

There’s also the prospect of overclockable Skylake-powered laptops and Intel is putting its weight behind cancer research too with a new Cancer Cloud initiative.

Then there’s the robot spiders. So many robot spiders….