Stockholm and Lund
Intel's sales and marketing office in Stockholm, Sweden provides world-class sales and support at the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), developer and end-user levels. It's responsible for delivering innovative products to consumer and OEM markets, creating demand for Intel's products and much more.
The primary responsibilities for Intel's sales and marketing team in Sweden include:
- Delivering innovative products to consumer and OEM markets
- Driving Intel's initiatives, technologies, products and services into the marketplace
- Creating demand for Intel's products
- Driving the market to recognize Intel's role in the Internet at the OEM, developer and end-user levels
Wireless Competency Centre
In addition to Intel's sales and marketing office in Stockholm, Intel Sweden also includes the Wireless Competence Centre, which began operation in Sweden in 1999. The Wireless Competence Centre works to strengthen Intel's position in the wireless market by developing collaborations and technology concepts with industry leaders. It acts as a regional competence center that foresees, visualizes and influences the future of mobile technologies. The center was established in December 1999 and is part of a global network with centers in Tsukuba, Japan and Beijing, China. The office also focuses on working with local PC manufacturers, Intel distribution partners and the software industry.
Intel® Personal Internet Client Architecture (Intel PCA) Software Optimizations Lab is also located in Stockholm. Integrated into the Wireless Competence Centre, the lab helps application developers maximize the performance of software for mobile phones and PDAs based on the Intel® XScale™ technology. The lab strengthens Intel's relationship with European wireless application developers by providing them with technical tools, development support and engineering resources.
VPG (Visual and Parallel computing Group)
Intel’s Advanced Rendering Technology team located in Lund– a part of VPG – is a real-time 3D rendering research group that creates long-range solutions through basic and applied research. Our work spans the areas of algorithms, design principles, APIs, standards, programming languages, drivers, architecture, and micro architecture, and it aims to create power efficient graphics solution for the future, to deliver high performance visuals and graphics for games and media. We collaborate with graphics software vendors and academic researchers, and publish our results in academic conferences and journals.
OTC Android Engineering
Intel's OTC in Lund is home to the core of Intel's open source development efforts. We have a long track record of contributing to and sponsoring a wide variety of open source projects, from the Linux kernel to the visualization stack to large overarching projects like Tizen and Yocto. On the Lund site we are focusing on Android and how to make Android for all of Intel. OTC is the center for Linux and open source expertise at Intel and is chartered to assist any Intel organization working on open source. OTC employs many high profile leaders in the open source community, making it easy to get definitive answers from the experts. OTC is a leader in open source software with a mission to define and deliver product-quality open source software and technology innovation that unlocks the potential of Intel hardware and creates software business opportunities.
Enjoying Life in Sweden
Sweden is a multifaceted country where you can experience Stockholm, one of the most cultured cities in the world, and then just a train trip away, enjoy the beautiful Arctic wilderness. The modern, sophisticated Stockholm sits upon 14 islands joined by bridges. This magnificent city offers outdoor enjoyment in its plentiful parks, such as the Bergianska botanical garden and the ecological park. It also has a bustling nightlife, fine restaurants and plenty of shopping areas.
The city of Stockholm has more than 70 museums, including the National Museum and the Museum of History. It also features Kulturhuset, a cultural center with three galleries, where new exhibitions of photography, art, multimedia, fashion and design are always on display. Stockholm's City Hall, inspired by Renaissance palaces, is one of Sweden's most well-known buildings designed in the National Romantic style, though many more architectural attractions abound throughout the city.