Boeye shows a Pearl E-ink based e-reader using the Rockchip RK2818 processor and a software optimization for fast page turns. They claim it’s as fast as the latest Kindle Reader.
Megan and Camille’s technology show, showing Desktop Android features on the external monitor using MHL
Here’s a video by two young MHL experts. 50 million MHL devices were shipped in 2011 according to Techcrunch.com. One of the most important improvements in Android that I am looking forward to is the increase of Desktop features on Android (also demonstrated in this video: Using a Mobile Device as a Desktop Computer and Part 2: Using an Android Device as a Desktop). The usability being improved when Android is being used on a Monitor or HDTV using the MHL output of some of the latest modern phones having the latest fastest Dual-core and Quad-core ARM Processors.
The point is that the latest smartphone processors with MHL output to a monitor or TV and a Bluetooth keyboard/mouse and some of the latest Android user interface features such as Chrome for Android on Ice Cream Sandwich should provide for as smooth a Desktop experience as using an Intel Atom netbook!
http://usmart.com.hk shows their latest compact PCB based on the Samsung Hummingbird ARM Cortex-A8 with all the sensors, basebands for cheap/compact smartphone designs.
Here’s a video showing the screen quality and size differences between the LG Optimus Vu, Samsung Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
Now it seems that the 55″ OLED screens are ready to be shown publicly for the first time. I prefer 55″ or larger 4K LCD TVs though. If they can make the 55″ OLED TVs with 4K resolution and sell them below $2000 that would be great!
The MobilTab Sleek uses the Hummingbird ARM Cortex-A8 overclocked at 1.5Ghz, 7″ capacitive 1024×600 capacitive touch screen, they are for now merging some of the UI features of Gingerbread, Honeycomb and ICS, upgrading to ICS when available for the processor. They have a WiFi-only and HSPA+ version available.
Here’s a presentation by one of the lead engineers at Samsung on the 4K2K HDTV project. With some details about the cost of the technology.
New performance in LED backlit HDTVs, better refresh rates, better colors, more contrast, faster processing and much more.