Category: MediaTek

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Linux on Cosmo Communicator, Shipping Update

Posted by Charbax – November 27, 2019

Planet Computers CEO Dr Janko gives an update on Shipping Status to Backers of the Cosmo Communicator and he said to look out for some great offers on Gemini and possibly Cosmo on Black Friday and Cyber Monday at http://store.planetcom.co.uk/ also Dr Davide shows a preview of the upcoming easy to use Linux multi-boot support inside Recovery Mode on the main Cosmo Communicator firmware to come in a next firmware update.

Appscomm Hybrid Smartwatch AMOLED + Movement

Posted by Charbax – November 15, 2019

Appscomm shows their latest hybrid smartwatches, with full touch AMOLED as well as mechanical movement dials in the same watch.

Super-G Kids GPS Smartwatch

Posted by Charbax – November 8, 2019

Super-G Blast Hero Blue GPS watch-phone for kids. Advanced technology gives the watch more speed and accuracy. Device control is now even more convenient and simple - it is translated into 12 different languages! Better quality sound, an attractive and customizable watch interior with interchangeable flaps, a more accurate pedometer - make kids feel like real super heroes!

The latest model has an enhanced security system - all data presented is encrypted and protected against hacking. Your child will be able to call and answer phone numbers entered in the phonebook, and other numbers not entered in the address book will be blocked automatically. The SOS button helps you get in touch quickly - the clock automatically dials three specified numbers in a row. The clock works worldwide with all GSM networks.

Super-G Blast languages: English, French, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Dutch, Turkish, Lithuanian, Russian, Estonian, Latvian.

FEATURES:

higher resolution screen;
higher speed;
better sound quality;
enhanced protection;
more color and choice of different screensavers;
choice of language;
unique design.
SPECIFICATION:

Calls, voice and text messages;
Calls and voice messages from the watch;
Resistance to moisture and dust;
15 numbers phone book;
1.3 ”IPS color touch screen;
240 * 240 screen resolution;
Processor: MTK2503A-ARM7;
Ultra low power consumption;
Battery life: up to 2 days (Battery life depends on selected watch update settings, watch usage and natural wear);
Nano SIM card;
Location (Navigation is based on WiFi and GPS, internally on WiFi and GSM. The positioning error may vary depending on the connection operator, location signal and other technical conditions. This is not an exact positioning device!);
Alarm clock;
SOS help button;
Non-interference mode;
Low battery messages;
Watch and phone bracelets are made of high quality and pleasant skin silicone.
PACKAGE INCLUDED:

Watch - phone;
Box;
Charger (Magnetic charger with USB connection);
Screwdriver;
Guide.

Cosmo Communicator shipping now to backers, Dual Display Backlit Keyboard Phone, MTK P70+STM32

Posted by Charbax – October 22, 2019

Cosmo Communicator is right now being mass produced and shipping out to the nearly 4000 backers of the nearly $2M Indiegogo project at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/cosmo-communicator#/ here is an extensive interview with Janko Mrsic-Flogel, CEO of Planet Computers, the creator of the awesome Gemini PDA Clamshell Keyboard Phone (which I used for 9 months in 2018 as my main phone) and now following that up with the Dual Display Cosmo Communicator, integrating dual-SIM 4G LTE, supports Android 9, Sailfish and other Linux operating systems to come with a multi-boot support, a full physical backlit keyboard, dual colour touchscreen displays, 24MP camera, external 1.91" touchscreen when the phone is closed and a large 6" internally when the phone is opened in full productivity mode. It also integrated a toggle switch with backside fingerprint reader for quick secure unlocking. In this video, Janko shows some of the features supported on that secondary 570x240, 300ppi, 1.91" external display which runs Free RTOS separately on an STMicroelectronics STM32 processor. With supported interactions such as music control, phone dialing, quick dialing, notifications and much more. The new processor is the MediaTek P70 Quad Arm Cortex A73 with Quad
Arm Cortex A53 with an Arm Mali G72 MP3 GPU.

€299 Archos Diamond bezel-less, Archos Oxygen, Smart Speakers, Smart Lights and 101S Oxygen Tablet

Posted by Charbax – March 7, 2019

Archos Diamond has a 6.39" HD+ 2160x1080 AMOLED display, powered by the MediaTek Helio P70 ARM Cortex-A73/A53 octa-core CPU with an ARM Mali-G72 GPU. Archos Oxygen 68 at 149eur, 63 at 129eur, 57 at 99eur. Archos also shows their Amazon Alexa smart speakers, the 19.90eur Archos Smart LED Lights that work with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Archos 101S Oxygen Tablet based on MediaTek X20 deca-core with 3GB RAM and 32GB Flash, comes with a special charging and speaker dock.

MediaTek Helio P90, dual ARM Cortex-A75, six ARM Cortex-A55

Posted by Charbax – March 6, 2019

MediaTek Helio P90 dual ARM Cortex-A75 with 6 ARM Cortex-A55 in an octa-core cluster, with powerful AI APU 2.0 with 1165GMACs performance, Imagination PowerVR GM 9446 GPU, LPDDR4X memory, supports up to 48MP camera sensors (44.7% larger than 8K), 48MP at up to 30FPS with zero delay (ZSD) or 480FPS in 16MP. Dual camera arrays of up to 24+16MP can do 30fps bokeh live-previews that are 6X faster and 2.25X higher resolution than competitor claims MediaTek. Upgraded triple ISP that’s now capable of 14-bit RAW and 10-bit YUV processing. CorePilot control that supports ACAO (all cores all open), AI-enhanced low-light noise reduction algorithm is 4X faster and is also the first ever AI-feature in CV (computer vision) performance. MediaTek’s latest 4G LTE WorldMode modem introduces 4x4 MIMO, 3CA and 256QAM that provides more reliable connectivity performance even in densely populated spaces such as stadiums, busy shopping districts, offices or at the airport.

OXI on Gemini PDA, Cosmo Communicator, PC Mode UI with Windows apps on Android on external display

Posted by Charbax – February 27, 2019

At MWC 2019, Planet Computers CEO Dr Janko Mrsic-Flogel introduces Auxens who has ported OXI OS to the Gemini PDA and same will be available on the upcoming Cosmo Communicator. While the potential for Displayport support on the Cosmo Communicator is maybe yet still to be confirmed, as the Cosmo will start shipping to their Indiegogo backers in June.

Cosmo Communicator display shown at CES 2019

Posted by Charbax – January 8, 2019

Planet Computers are showing their latest prototype of the Cosmo Communicator now crowdfunding for $569 on Indiegogo here which is an upgrade of their very successful Gemini PDA which I used as my main phone for the past 9 months and you can see some videos I filmed about it here the Cosmo Communicator upgraded the CPU to MediaTek P70, Memory, the keyboard gets backlit, an external OLED display is added to be able to use the phone without having to open it, a fingerprint reader is added that is a combo with being a selection button, an external high quality 24 megapixel camera is now also default. The new design also allows for better antennas for a stronger LTE signal and possibly also for a stronger Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support too.

Geniatech in 2018, Android TV, Snapdragon 820 board, NXP, RK3399, MediaTek, IoT Gateway and more

Posted by Charbax – December 3, 2018

Geniatech shows Google-certified Android TV boxes, development boards for the embedded market, IoT Smart Gateway solutions and more. The Geniatech Android TV Set-top-box solutions, now run a full real Android TV UI on AmLogic S905X in the Geniatch ATV495Max, the AmLogic S905D ATV598Max with the DVB-T2 and ATSC. Also selling the Android TV HDMI Sticks ATV135Max and ATV195Max with a larger Wi-Fi antennae. Geniatech also has some Smart Home Smart Gateway products to manage home IoT. Geniatech also does Snapdragon 410 based 96Boards compatible development board, they do NXP i.MX6 with HDMI input and i.MX7 SOM boards too (for the headless Smart Gateway and Smart audio market), they develop their SOM platform for IoT Gateway, Rockchip RK3399 based board with HDMI input and output with Power over Ethernet. Geniatech also does entry level MediaTek powered IoT gateways with Zigbee, Lo-Ra connecting up with Ethernet or Wi-Fi. Geniatech also shows their AmLogic T-962E powered quad 4K HDMI input with 1 HDMI output digital signage for commercial use with overlay picture in picture support.

Martin Riddiford interview, designer of Psion, Gemini PDA, Cosmo Communicator

Posted by Charbax – November 6, 2018

Martin Riddiford talks about the Psion, which he designed in the 90ies it was a ground-breaking PDA design with a full mechanical qwerty keyboard. Trying to combine laptop functions in a pocketable size. In partnership with Planet Computers, Martin Riddiford is happy to have been able to bring back the full keyboard design in with Android on the Gemini PDA and now into the upcoming Cosmo Communicator design that is now being crowdfunded for $549 on https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/cosmo-communicator