intel thunderbolt

Intel is in try of preview of prototype silicon of its next-generation Thunderbolt controller codenamed Falcon Ridge at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show this week in Las Vegas. This new ‘Falcon Ridge’ Thunderbolt controller runs at 20Gbs, enabling 4K video file transfer and display simultaneously.
This is extremly twice the speed of current iterations of Thunderbolt controllers! Falcon Ridge will be backwards compatible to support all Thunderbolt-ready devices! Initial production is expected before the end of this year, with ramp in 2014.