Intel To Unveil Light Peak Technology On Thursday

Chip maker Intel is expected to roll out the new Light Peak technology, which Apple is using in its MacBook Pro, at a press briefing on Thursday.

According to Cnet, which first broke the news, the company will be conducting a product demonstration at the media event, at the company's Santa Clara campus.

In a statement released to the media Intel revealed it would be unveiling the new technology that will be appearing on the market. On the same day, Apple has also scheduled a media event to unveil updates to its MacBook Pro business line and other new product updates. Apple is expected to bundle Intel's technology on the new MacBook Pros.

Light Peak is a super-fast data transfer technology that has been in development by Intel for several years. The technology allows data transfers faster than USB 3.0, with a transfer rate of 10 GB/S in both directions.