Intel has bought Siru Innovations. It is a Finnish company specializing in graphic technology. Siru makes software and silicone parts for graphics cards, among other things.
With the purchase, Intel seems to be focusing on graphic innovations and ‘accelerated computing’, the kind of technology that major competitors AMD and Nvidia are also working on.
But Intel also buys some experienced staff this way. For example, Siru Innovations was founded by engineers who have worked for Qualcomm and previously founded Bitboys, a forerunner in the world of desktop graphics imaging.
Siru’s team joins Intel’s Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics Group.