To mark 30 years in the embedded chip business, Intel has build two motorcycles, including one in real featuring a load of Intel chips while the second one was has been made for the virtual world of Second Life. Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers (the builder of the motorcycle) said:
As Intel celebrates 30 years of innovation, we've created the most powerful and technologically advanced bike we've ever made to showcase the many ways the world benefits from Intel embedded technology.
The motorcycle's automated dashboard works as a mobile PC, and displays screening camera video replace rear-view mirrors. Doug Davis, vice president and general manager of Intel's Embedded and Communications Group said that 'this 250- horsepower chopper designed using quad-core Intel computers is more than just a mechanical powerhouse.'