Intel Is Giving Away Thunderbolt 3 For Free In Search Of Wider Adoption!

Thunderbolt interface is widely used in MacBook as Apple is also the originator of the Interface. Intel is planning to make this interface a royalty-free by next year and opening up Thunderbolt specifications to the industry.

Intel Is Giving Away Thunderbolt 3 For Free In Search Of Wider Adoption!

If you remember Thunderbolt interface is widely used in MacBook as Apple is also the originator of the Interface. However, it looks like Intel is about to give a major hike to Thunderbolt.

Well, by the end of this year, the PC and Mac marketplace might feature approximately 150 devices with Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port. However, the silicon giant is planning to bring the Thunderbolt interface to regular PCs in coming future.

Image Source: Intel
Image Source: Intel

Well, right now the systems which support Intel’s Thunderbolt interface have a separate chip. Intel is planning to make this interface a royalty-free by next year and opening up Thunderbolt specifications to the industry.

Well, the Thunderbolt Interface is been introduced by Intel way back in the year 2011. According to the reports from Wired ” Thunderbolt 3 comes equipped with transfer speeds of 40Gbps, which roughly works out to a 4K movie in 30 seconds. It can power devices, and connect to 4K peripherals.”

Jason Ziller, Intel’s lead for Thunderbolt development said “We think the first thing is going to drive broader adoption and deployment of Thunderbolt 3 in PCs. The second will drive also broader adoption in the ecosystem, with a lot of different peripherals and other devices.”

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