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Centrino

The first x86 chip platform for PCs. Introduced in 2003 by Intel, the Centrino package comprises the CPU chip, chipset and wireless network module. Initially offering the Pentium M chip, the Celeron M CPU was later added for the value market. Subsequently, the Core Duo and Core 2 Duo CPUs were included in the line with enhanced power conservation capabilities (see Core Duo). The Centrino Duo brand designates the Centrino platform with the Core chips. See Centrino Pro, x86 chip platform, Intel Atom, Pentium M and Intel Core.
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We're extremely pleased to bring the Power of Touch to so many PC users through the launch of millions of new AuthenTec-enabled Centrino 2 notebooks that are now shipping and will continue to roll out throughout the next year," said AuthenTec President Larry Ciaccia.
Formerly codenamed Montevina, Intel Centrino 2 processor technology and Intel[R] Centrino[R] 2 with vPro[TM] Technology improve upon every facet of a laptop's main features, including performance and battery life via new processors and chipsets.
For consumers, Intel Centrino 2 processor technology delivers the horsepower and battery life to enjoy a typical full-length, Blu-ray1 high-definition video on a single battery charge for the first time, plus the ability to play a variety of online games, download music or post videos faster than before.
For businesses, Intel Centrino 2 with vPro technology offers enhanced manageability and security options.