Transmeta, AMD to talk 64-bit turkey at chipfest

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A chip conference held in California at the end of this month is expected to reveal details of Transmeta's long awaited Crusoe offering, the organisers have said. And the Platform Technology and Strategy Conference will also roll out execs from AMD who are expected to give further details of their plans for the 64-bit microprocessor currently codenamed "Sledgehammer". According to the organisers, the conference will also reveal details of the DDR (double data rate) memory standard, which Intel is expected to formally support for over the next week or so. AMD is also likely to announce how it will use DDR memory in its future products. Transmeta is expected to announce more details of both the processor, the platform it will use and benchmarking tests it has devised. Via, in collaboration with S3, is also expected to announce details of the products that will come from their joint venture. For more details of the conference, which starts on the 26th of January, go here. ®

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