Christmas may have just finished, but we have another treat for you at epiZENter. We, along with the site NothingButCreative have known about this upcoming venture from Creative for a little while now, but we were waiting for a more appropriate time to release the info. But, our patience backfired on us this time as Creative has officially posted the teaser on their own site.
Creative will be unveiling a new processing chip at CES 2009. The chip will be called the "Zii", a name not unlike that of Nintendo's console. The chip might have a simplistic name, but according to their teaser site, it's going to change everything. The Zii will be using "Stemcell computing", whatever that means. That term has been trademarked by Creative just a couple of weeks ago, and it may raise a few eyebrows. We don't know exactly what Creative means by Stemcell computing, but we're definitely curious.
The chip has been top secret at Creative's headquarters for some time now, and it looks to be one of the biggest projects they've invested in. We can't reveal too much more about the chip right now, and we don't want to spoil it for Creative. Just know this is completely different from their X-Fi audio chip and it will be used in a variety of upcoming products.
This article was written through an agreement with NothingButCreative. We will be working in tandem in releasing this info and perhaps more in the future. Make sure to check out both sites in the future for more information.