Category: Chip provider

$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

Tecomax smartwatch for $34.7 and 2G Android smartwatch for $65.5

Posted by – April 22, 2014

Tecomax announces their smartwatch with bluetooth that can communicate with the phone to perform multiple operations. This smartwatch costs $37.7 for MOQ 1K. They have been working in smart wearables industry for less than an year because this industry is quite new. They have other smart wearable devices available for sale like an Android smartwatch with MTK MT6577 CPU and 2G connectivity that costs $65.5 . Tecomax is based in ShenZhen, has 400 workers and sells around 10000 devices per month.

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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

$109 7.85″ MTK8382, $138 9.7″ Retina RK3188 from Luckystar

Posted by – April 18, 2014

Luckystar shows their latest tablets. A Luckystar 3G tablet with 7.85inch IPS display, 1Gb of RAM and powered by Mediatek MTK8382 quad-core CPU costs around $109. The tablet comes in different colors and has 8Gb of internal storage expendable by SD Card. Another new Luckystar successful tablet has a 9.7inch Retina IPS display, 2Gb of RAM and powered by Rockchip RK3188 quad-core CPU. This tablet has 16Gb of internal storage expendable by SD Card. This tablet with the 3G calling function costs $158 and without 3G calling function costs $138. Luckystar sells more than 300k devices per month. You can also watch my 40-minute tour at the Luckystar factory here.

Aprolink shows RK3168 SmartGlass

Posted by – April 18, 2014

Aprolink is a Taiwanese company that is currently working on smart watch and smart glasses solutions. They are showing their new smart glasses along with a smart watch with a small OLED display. The smart glasses module is detachable that can be put on and off even in your prescription glasses. The smart glasses are powered by a Rockchip RK3168 CPU. The device has a HD micro display by Himax and runs Android 4.2. The smart glasses can be connected with other devices with its Bluetooth 4.0 and has a battery life expected up to 3 hours with its 500mAh battery. Aprolink smart glasses can be controlled by a touchpad that is located on the right side of the device and the retail price is expected to be under $500.

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

Pipo shows RK3288 Tablet, 6.4″ FHD MT6592 and more

Posted by – April 17, 2014

Pipo P1 is one of the world’s first Rockchip RK3288 Tablets yet shown features Retina, , to be released perhaps as soon as the end of this month. Pipo also shows some Phablet 6.4″ FHD and other large MT6592 devices, PIpo also shows some Intel powered tablet and tablet with Surface-style keyboard.

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

AmLogic M805, S805, M806 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A5 with Mali-450

Posted by – April 17, 2014

AmLogic shows off their new Quad-core ARM Cortex-A5 processors, optimized for lower power consumption and still providing high multimedia support. In this videos, AmLogic is showing their new M805, S805 and M806. They have been developing their new generations of chipsets by optimizing performance and reducing power consumption. AmLogic uses this technology to be used in future devices to offer more efficiency and productivity. Difference between the 805 and 806 is that the 805 has MIPI-DSI support and the 806 has TTL support. The M series may be used in tablet and other mobile devices while the S series can be used in devices such as Android Boxes and Hdmi Sticks. Here at the booth, AmLogic is showing some devices for reference showing where their semiconductor solution can be used such as Set-up Boxes, Hdmi Sticks, Android Smart TVs, Android Tablets, Smartphones and AIO computers which most of them are running Android KitKat at the moment. AmLogic might work in future with Chrome OS because they have bought the proper licenses.