Category: Rockchip

$129 Firefly RK3288 Development Board release

Posted by – September 17, 2014

T-Chip launches the Firefly Development Board on RK3288 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 with Mali-T764 runs Ubuntu and Android. Firefly-RK3288 provides some external expansion interface, including LCD interfaces and some other standard interfaces such as: Double MIPI, Double LVDS, ISP, EDP, PWM, SPI, UART, ADC , GPIO, I2C, I2S. Standard configuration is 2GB RAM and 16GB eMMC with a high configuration version possible with 4GB RAM and 32GB eMMC. It has dual band Wi-Fi AC, Bluetooth 4.0 and Gigabit ethernet. In this video you can see the Ubuntu and Android demo on Firefly RK3288, and a tour of the T-Chip offices featuring their PCB Design engineers, Software engineers, sales staff and more.

The Firefly RK3288 is now available for $129 each (you can order 5/10/15/20/25 units at $129 each by sending an email to firefly@groupgadgets.com add $30/$33/$40/$45/$50 respectively for fast 3-5 day shipping to USA/Europe).

You can contact T-Chip here:
Candy Feng candy.feng@nagrace.com
West mqy@t-chip.com.cn
http://www.t-firefly.com/html/en/home/
teefirefly@gmail.com
weibo.com/teefirefly
twitter.com/TeeFirefly
facebook.com/TeeFirefly

Google Project Ara Keynote: Paul Eremenko

Posted by – September 16, 2014

Google works with Linaro to enable hot-swappable hardware modules in modular Android smartphones of the future.

Speaker: Paul Eremenko – Director of Project Ara at Google
Keynote Title: “What if hardware was more like software? Google’s Project Ara and the democratization of the hardware ecosystem.”

Paul’s Bio: Paul Eremenko is currently director of Project Ara at Google, in the Advanced Technology & Projects (ATAP) organization. Previously he was an associate vice president at Motorola, where he led the development project of Ara, a project to create a modular hardware ecosystem—rivalling the mobile app ecosystem in pace and level of innovation–around smart phones in an effort to deliver the mobile internet to the next 5 billion people. Paul is also research affiliate at MIT in the Engineering Systems Division.

Prior to joining Motorola and then Google, Paul directed the Tactical Technology Office (TTO) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon’s principal engine for disruptive innovation. TTO is DARPA’s systems office responsible for all X plane, spacecraft, ground vehicle, and robotics programs, totalling approximately $500 million annually. Previously, Paul developed and led DARPA’s advanced design and manufacturing program portfolio, and also served as program manager for several space efforts, including the 100 Year Starship.

Earlier in his career, Paul was an aerospace design engineer, the chief engineer for an unmanned aircraft program, and management consultant focusing on technology, innovation, and M&A strategies. He has undergraduate and Master’s degrees in aeronautics from MIT and Caltech, respectively, and law degree from Georgetown University. Paul is also licensed pilot.

Li Rui RK3288 Factory Tour

Posted by – September 2, 2014

Li Rui is about to release a range of RK3288 Tablets at 7.85″, 10.1″ and 9.7″, now being lauched to distributors. In this video, Lirui is assembling their Rk3188 with 9.7″ Retina panel, they sold about 100K of that one, they also do 7.85″ and other. Li Rui has engineers optimizing the BOM cost, Tooling designs of the Rockchip based Tablets that they manufacture for several customers, some of them famous in the Shenzhen Tablet world.

You can contact Li Rui here:
Jason, Marketing Director
Shenzhen Li Rui Electronic Co., Ltd.
svencpw@gmail.com
sales@liruitech.com
http://liruitech.com/en/
Skype: Jasonw3390
Phone: +86 75523229903
Mobile: +86 13422896521

Pipo P8, 7.85″ Retina RK3288 with 3G ultra-stick

Posted by – September 1, 2014

Pipo P8 is the first 7.85″ 2048*1536 Retina RK3288 Tablet with 3G/4G ultra-stick compartment, 8 megapixels back-camera now selling in China for $162 (999CNY) with 16GB and $179 (1099CNY) with 32GB.

Pipo website

UyeSee RK3288 Android TV Box (you can buy $120 samples)

Posted by – September 1, 2014

UyeSee shows their Rockchip RK3288 Android TV Box (which you can order 5/10/15/20 samples of, read further down), the most powerful MiniPC, 4K Media Player and Gaming Box on the market! With a Quad core ARM Cortex-A17(or A12) with a DMIPS of 28800, Mali-T764 Quad-core GPU, HDMI 2.0 with 4K@60fps, Android 4.4, HEVC UHS hardware decoding, Gigabit ethernet, 5.8Ghz WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. UyeSee also shows their ultra compact RK3288 PCB design and UyeSee is able to also design a RK3288 mini-pc design (if customer orders a minimum quantity) with VGA, series port, and a big capacitor stores your data when power is suddenly cut off. Audio in and audio out.

Samples (to be available for shipping by the end of September) can be purchased by sending an email to uyesee@groupgadgets.com in quantities of 5/10/15/20, to the price of $120 per unit you have to add the estimated 3-5-day shipping cost to Europe/USA: $50 for 5 units, $75 for 10 units, $100 for 15 units and $150 for 20 units.

Luckystar RK3288 Tablet shipping soon

Posted by – August 31, 2014

Luckystar is about to mass produce their RK3288 Tablet, here showing their 7.85″ tablet prototype. Luckystar is a pretty big factory making millions of tablets, you can see my 40-minute Luckystar Tablet factory tour here.

You can contact Luckystar Aoson here:

Anson Yi
Mobile: +86 13510992428
Telephone: +86 755-83495999-657
ydxgps@luckystar.com.cn
http://luckystar.com.cn
http://szaoson.com

Chuwi 7″ MTK8382 3G for $99, Chuwi 8″ MTK8382 3G for $105 and more

Posted by – August 25, 2014

Chuwi showing their latest products. A 7inch 1280×800 resolution, MTK8382 quad-core, 1Gb of RAM and with 3G costs $99 for MOQ 1K. This tablet is dual-SIM 3G with Micro-SIM and Mini-SIM slots. They are also showing some Rockchip 10.1inch Retina display tablets and some Intel Atom powered tablets. Chuwi VX5 has a 8inch 1280×800 resolution display, MTK8382 quad-core, 1Gb of RAM and with dual-SIM 3G costs $105 for MOQ 1K. There are also some 4G LTE tablets introduced at Chuwi.

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UyeSee RK3288 R&D Center PCB Design House Tour

Posted by – August 21, 2014

UyeSee shows around their R&D development team with 25 engineers developing the hardware and software for Android based RK3288, MSTAR 9180 and other Set-top-box and HDMI Stick solutions, UyeSee has been working for 4 years with focused develpoment on the Android Platform for the Set-top-box.

UyeSee works on these product lines:
– Android TV Box (4K,H.265,HDMI2.0,HDMI IN,XBMC,Linux/Chrome OS on Box)
– Wireless Audio Streaming Products
– Wireless Video Streaming Products

You can also see my video with UyeSee detailing their Strategy and Roadmap.

You can contact UyeSee here:
inquiry@uyesee.com
Skype: nice__ryan
Mobile:+86 18688703923
http://www.uyesee.com

Unuiga RK3288 Smart 1080p DLP Projector

Posted by – August 20, 2014

Unuiga announces that they will have an RK3288 based 1080p Android Smart Projector on the market, using DLP for projection, 2 HDMI inputs, one for 3D support and a lot of other connectors.

This Unuiga RK3288 Smart Projector is ready for development, interested distributors can just contact Unuiga for more details:

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

Unuiga RK3288 TV Box now shipping ($70 samples)

Posted by – August 19, 2014

Unuiga releases their RK3288 Set-top-box now with samples available for $70 (minimum 5 pieces) read further down for instructions how to buy. It has Gigabit Lan, 5Ghz WiFi, HDMI 2.0 60fps H265 output, 4 USB Host ports, MicroSD card slot and more. RK3288 Quad ARM Cortex-A17, Mali-T764 GPU, 64bit DDR3 Memory.

Samples can be purchased (send email to unuiga@groupgadgets.com) in quantities of 5/10/15/20/25, to the $70 per unit you have to add the 3-5-day shipping cost to Europe/USA of: $55 for 5 units,, $80 for 10 units, $100 for 15 units, $120 for 20 units, $150 for 25 units.