Category: Favorite companies

E Ink Chief Strategy Officer Dr Paul Apen talks signage and architecture

Posted by – May 12, 2015

At the IDTechEx show in Berlin, Sri Peruvemba, former CMO for E Ink, interviewed Dr Paul Apen, Chief Strategy Officer at E Ink. Paul had just completed a talk where he described E Ink’s work in signage and architectural applications.

ARM Instruction Set design history with Sophie Wilson (Part 3)

Posted by – May 10, 2015

The first ARM processor was designed in 1983-1985 to get more performance in Acorn Computers to enable low cost performance computing for the masses, these choices in the ARM design that Sophie Wilson made back then define most of the ARM processors on the market today.

You can also watch Part 1 and Part 2 of my Interview with Sophie Wilson, filmed at the Center for Computing History in Cambridge UK http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/

The first ARM processor in the world with Sophie Wilson (Part 2)

Posted by – May 10, 2015

In 1986, Acorn shipped the ARM Development System, the world's first ARM development board to ever be sold with an ARM Processor in it, a Tube-linked second processor for the BBC Master which allowed developers to write programs for ARM! Sophie Wilson, original ARM designer at Acorn Computers, talks about the History of ARM, with the devices that used ARM1, ARM2, ARM3, ARM610 in the Apple Newton and talking about how ARM was spun out of Acorn, how the ARM business model made ARM such a huge worldwide success.

You can also watch Part 1 of my interview with Sophie Wilson here (and check back for Part 3!) this is being filmed at the Center for Computing History in Cambridge

ARM inventor: Sophie Wilson (Part 1)

Posted by – May 9, 2015

Sophie Wilson designed the instruction set for the original ARM Processor (Acorn RISC Machine) in 1983-1985 for the Acorn Computers which she designed in the 70's, 80's and 90's.

I interview Sophie Wilson at the Computing History Museum in Cambridge http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/

Check back for one more hour of Interviewing with Sophie Wilson to be posted on http://ARMdevices.net in the days to come!

$25 HDMI Stick and $29 Set-top-box on RK3128 quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 from Unuiga

Posted by – May 7, 2015

Unuiga shows their new ultra low cost Rockchip RK3128 quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 with Mali-400MP4 Set-top-box selling for only $29 (1K bulk) with 1GB RAM and 8GB Flash. Supports H265 FHD playback. Unuiga can even deliver the RK3128 HDMI Stick configuration for only $25 when ordering 1000 pieces in bulk. Android 5 Android TV should be supported next month.

You can see my previous videos with Unuiga here: http://armdevices.net/category/companies/unuiga/

You can contact Unuiga here (please only contact if you're a distributor):
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 : http://www.unuiga.com
E-mail: steven@unuiga.com
MSN: stevenching@live.cn
Skype: stevenching1976

$70 GOCLEVER CHRONOS ECO Smartwatch with 20-day battery life and always-on Sharp memory LCD display

Posted by – May 3, 2015

GOCLEVER CHRONOS ECO vibrates and displays notifications from the Smartphone. Using the dedicated Android/iOS application, users can choose which notifications from which app to vibrate and display. The display is always on using the Sharp Memory LCD technology, provides pretty impressive contrast for indoor and outdoor use with backlight that can kick in on touch and on lifting the wrist. With an amazing 20-day battery life with the always-on display always active, thanks also to the Nordic Semiconductor ARM Cortex-M0 processor, GOCLEVER CHRONOS ECO is to be available in May for around $70 on Ebay and Amazon in most of the EU.

You can read more about it at http://www.goclever.com/uk/products,c1/smartwear,c114/chronos-eco,a455.html

LY, new brand launch, aims to be Top-20 Smartphone brand within 2-3 years

Posted by – April 29, 2015

LY is a new brand for Smartphones and IoT/Wearables devices to be distributed around the world. LY wants to distribute through small to medium sized distributors around the world, supporting small orders, partnering with small businesses, LY aims to become a top-20 Smartphone brand within the next 2-3 years capturing a share of the still rapidly growing smartphones market, where most of the remaining 5 Billion people who currently are still disconnected, will be able to get smartphones within the next 5 years around the world. In this video you can meet the new team behind the brand, you can get a feeling from them for how it is for them to launch a new brand in the Smartphones market. I will be publishing more LY videos on my channel in the coming weeks as more details about their devices and distribution strategy will be unveiled.

If you're a distributor and small business, if you want to learn more, you can contact LY here:
Frank CEO
frank@ly-mobi.com
Mobile: +86 18680338561
Wendy Sales
wendy@ly-mobi.com

Organic PV (OPV) from Armor Group, interview by IDTechEx

Posted by – April 27, 2015

Armor is an international industrial company, involved in the manufacture and sale of printer consumables for thermal transfer, laser and inkjet technologies. The company has also been developing organic photovoltaics and in this interview with IDTechEx at Printed Electronics they tell us more about their progress. For more information see http://www.IDTechEx.com

Printed Electronics Europe takes place in Berlin April 28-29th 2015

Geniatech launches Android 5.0 powered MyGica ATV1900ac and ATV586

Posted by – April 24, 2015

As you can see that they were preparing Android 5.0 launch in my previous video below posted a couple of months ago, Geniatech is now ready to launch their Android 5.0 Android TV players, in the form of the MyGica ATV1900ac and the ATV586 with Digital TV (DVB-T2 or ATSC).

Distributors can contact MyGica at: sales@mygica.com

MyGicaATV1900ac

$100 Pipo X7 Intel Mini PC

Posted by – April 18, 2015

Pipo shows their X7 TV Box which they say is getting a lot of traction at the moment, from people who want a cheap Intel x86 based desktop. It uses the Intel Atom Z3736F processor with 2GB RAM runs Windows 8.1. It is selling for about $100 in China as the retail price. The price exported to other countries may be a bit different. Pipo founder Ben Lai tried to do this project 15 years ago, but the hardware was too expensive costing more than $200-$300, now he says that the ecosystem is better for this product to become popular. They are considering to dual-boot Android or perhaps ship it running Chrome OS, as the Windows licence is about $25.

You can read more about it at http://pipo.com.cn/product.php?id=157