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 email@example.com add $30/$33/$40/$45/$50 respectively for fast 3-5 day shipping to USA/Europe).
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 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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
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 email@example.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.