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Topwise Broadcom BCM23550 Phones/Tablets, Spreadtrum SC7715 cheapest 3G phone in the world

Posted by – April 25, 2014

Topwise uses IPS + OGS Touch Panels for high-end, 5″ qHD/720p/FHD using the Broadcom BCM23550 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 with Broadcom’s VideoCore425 GPU. Broadcom comes with dual-WiFi 5Ghz and using Broadcom’s modem. Topwise also shows the 3G single-core Spreadtrum SC7715 single-core ARM Cortex-A7, perhaps the cheapest 3G phone in the world. Topwise ships 800K phones per month with more than 1300 people in their factory. They also have the EDGE Spreadtrum SC6925C single core ARM Cortex-A5. Topwise also uses Broadcom BCM23550 in their 3G dual-sim Tablet with 1024×600 IPS 1GB/8GB. Broadcom thus here shows with Topwise how they are trying to aggressively compete with MediaTek for the entry-level Smartphone market, providing strong multi-core performance with some advanced SoC features integrated.

$98 pcDuino Allwinner A20 development board at Maker Space Shenzhen

Posted by – April 23, 2014

pcDuino is an Allwinner A20-based development board targetted at education and hackers, it can run Android and Ubuntu among other. It has HDMI, Wi-Fi, 1GB RAM, 4GB Flash, and hardware headers interface compatible with Arduino (14xGPIO, 2xPWM, 6xADC, 1xUART, 1xSPI, 1xI2C). pcDuino can be used to teach Python, C and other things. pcDuino provides a Maker Space in Shenzhen where hackers and enthusiasts can come to hack some things based on the pcDuino. The pcDuino team will also be releasing an Allwinner A80 based development board in May. You can learn more about it at http://pcduino.com and http://learn.linksprite.com

Sunchip RK3288 HDMI Stick and Set-top-box

Posted by – April 22, 2014

Shenzhen Sunchip shows their RK3288 based HDMI Stick and Set-top-box PCB, the hardware is ready, they just need another month or so for the software to be ready and optimized. We’re talking Quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 (according to Rockchip and posters), Mali-T674 GPU. Sunchip sells about 30K HDMI Sticks and Set-top-boxes per month. I will look for the Chrome OS based RK3288 HDMI Stick, check http://ARMdevices.net for news on that. You can also watch my videos filmed at the Sunchip HDMI Stick heaquarters in Shenzhen (2, 3, 4)

Sunchip RK3288 HDMI Stick

Sunchip RK3288 HDMI Stick Sunchip RK3288 Set-top-box Sunchip RK3288 Set-top-box

Filmed at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) 2014

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Shenzhen Tena RK3288 HDMI Stick

Posted by – April 22, 2014

Shenzhen Tena shows the mockup for their upcoming RK3288 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 HDMI Stick. For now this is just a mockup, but the RK3288 HDMI Stick should get ready by around next month. With 2 USB Ports, IR remote control, MicroSD card. Shenzhen Tena will also provide a RK3288 based Set-top-box. Tena has a RK2928 Miracast dongle with 5Ghz WiFi. You can also watch my Factory Tour at Shenzhen Tena HDMI Stick maker filmed last year (2).

Contact info (please only contact them if you are serious about buying/importing large quantities of these devices):
Shenzhen Tena Ltd
http://www.sztena.com
Sales manager: Calvin Huang
calvin@sztena.com

Filmed at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) 2014

Bernhard Rosenkränzer talks Android speed-up at Linaro

Posted by – April 21, 2014

Linaro Android optimizations gets upstreamed to the main Android releases, here demonstrating Linaro’s latest optimizations to Android to likely be used in the next version of Android be it 4.5 or 5.0. As Google ads all the optimizations from Linaro to the main Android releases, Linaro gets to then focus on something else that still needs optimization for all ARM Android devices to work best.

arm-soc git pull

Posted by – April 21, 2014

Arnd Bergmann explains how platform maintainers create git pull requests and how the arm-soc team merges those requests into the arm-soc tree. In this video, Arnd walks Matt Porter through creation and posting of a pull request for the mach-bcm/ platform. Arnd then demonstrates how the branch is merged into the publish arm-soc next branches.

Unuiga SMT Production Line Tour

Posted by – April 21, 2014

Unuiga shows around their SMT Production Line, outputting PCBs for their Set-top-box and HDMI Sticks and outputting PCBs for Tablets also. You can also watch the video from Unuiga’s PCB design house, Unuiga’s Product Porfolio and the Unuiga Company History video.

Contact informations:

Steven Ching
Marketing Director
Company Name: Great Harmony Electronics Industrial Limited
Factory Name: Shenzhen Ulike Technology Co.,Ltd.
Factory Address: 5F, E Building, Dakan Technology Park, Xili Town, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China
Tel: 86-755-86110143
Fax: 86-755-86330445
Cell: 86-18038133940
Web : www.unuiga.com
E-mail: steven@unuiga.com
MSN: stevenching@live.cn
Skype: stevenching1976

Koru ARM Cortex-M4 Wearables Operating System

Posted by – April 20, 2014

Christian Lindholm, CEO and Founder of http://korulab.com talks about the Koru Wearables OS UI Framework eenabling 60fps smooth UI that can run on ultra low-cost ARM Cortex-M4 powered wearable devices such as sub-$50 smartwatches.

ViewAR Augmented Reality Catalog Systems

Posted by – April 20, 2014

ViewAR is a worldwide Augmented Reality Catalog System providing an Augmented Reality App to browse all kinds of 3D models.

ARRIS Group telecom equipment provider makes Set-top-boxes

Posted by – April 20, 2014

Arris bought Motorola’s Set-top-box business from Google in 2013 for $2.35 Billion, Arris is a major Set-top-box provider, making several solutions for Set-top-box systems worldwide. Some of the innovations from Arris according to their website include:
Invented digital TV,
First wireless broadband gateway
First set-top with HD and DVR
First headless, whole-home video gateway
First widescale CMTS deployment
First MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 digital ad insertion
Pioneered security and digital rights management
Recognized with 15 Technical Emmy® Awards