first_imgHaving all but completely conquered the PC market, Intel islooking for the next place to stick its hardware: football helmets. The companyis reportedly working with helmet manufacturer Ridell and various universityresearches to help increase safety in the National Football League.The company’s proposal? Placing Atom processors in players’helmets. The company is running simulations using linked computers with IntelXeon processors. The simulations will record data from impacts in the field, tosee if it can be used to help doctors more accurately diagnose brain injuriesdown the road.AdChoices广告The goal is the creation of helmets with Atom processorsinside that wirelessly transfer impact data as it occurs. It has not yetannounced when such technology might actually be made available to the league.last_img read more