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Development and commercialization of Thunderbolt technology
Danny Kuo, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Thursday 25 April 2013]
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Thunderbolt interface technology (Light Peak) was created by Intel but licensed exclusively to Apple for one year in June 2011. However, once other system makers had the opportunity to use the technology in their products, implementation has not been as widespread as predicted. Due to this phenomenon, this Digitimes Research Special Report investigates the obstacles and problems that Thunderbolt technology has faced in becoming more widespread in the market and offers predictions concerning the development of the technology in the future.
Abstract
Thunderbolt technology

Thunderbolt interface technology (Light Peak) was created by Intel but licensed exclusively to Apple for one year in June 2011. However, once other system makers had the opportunity to use the technology in their products, implementation has not been as widespread as predicted. Due to this phenomenon, this Digitimes Research Special Report investigates the obstacles and problems that Thunderbolt technology has faced in becoming more widespread in the market and offers predictions concerning the development of the technology in the future.

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