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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Platform Architecture

Centrino technology consists of three components:

  • The Intel Pentium M family of processors, designed for enhanced mobile, low-power performance

  • The Intel 855 or Intel Mobile 915 Express family of chipsets, which controls memory and graphics and is designed to work well in mobile applications with the Pentium M

  • The Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection, which implements Wi-Fi WLAN connectivity, as I explained to you earlier in this chapter

From a conceptual viewpoint, the relationships between these components are shown in Figure 1.1.

Figure 1.1. Intel Centrino mobile technology includes three major components.

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