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$30 Realtek RTD1195 4K Set-top-box by Bluetimes, $50 RK3288 HDMI Stick (Mini Box) samples available

Posted by – October 12, 2014

Shenzhen Bluetimes Technology Co Ltd presents their latest Set-top-boxes (contact below for samples) such as Realtek RTD1195 ($30-$60 depending on designs for samples), Rockchip RK3288 ($50 samples in HDMI Stick), AmLogic M802 ($79 on Bluetimes B2C websites (2)) and Allwinner A80 Set-top-boxes (samples to be available for $80 next month).

You can contact Bluetimes here to enquire about distribution and to buy samples of these (please only contact them if you are a serious potential distributor):
Selina Song, Sales Manager
Mobile: +86 15889676443
Phone: +86 755 27319033 ext: 8012
sales2@ebluetimes.com
skype: ebluetimes-sales2
http://ebluetimes.com

Nest Thermostat and Smoke Detector

Posted by – October 11, 2014

The Wifi controlled Nest Thermostat enables you change the temperature in your house anywhere using a Wifi connection. The Nest Thermostat is also aware your homes activities, when people aren’t present the Nest Thermostat will change to save energy. The Nest Thermostat can also remember preferences. Nest also makes a smart a Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector.

Google at the HKTDC Fair promoting ad systems

Posted by – September 30, 2014

Google promotes their advertising solutions at HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2014, they talk about how they work with partners that support Adword campaigns, support industry to make better ads on Google.

Linaro and ARM enabling Android for ARMv8 64bit SOCs, Juno development board

Posted by – September 29, 2014

Here are some of the engineers from the teams from Linaro and ARM in hacking rooms at Linaro Connect in the USA last week, they are solving problems around Android to get it working for 64bit ARMv8 SOCs. The team are quite open to share their experiences in getting Android running on ARMv8 based Juno development platform. The ARM team is working on few advanced problems and submitting the fixes to AOSP. The Linaro team is preparing an AOSP based Android build shared public as part of 14.09 Linaro software distribution.

There were various presentation from Linaro and it’s members at Linaro Connect US on Android for ARMv8 (64 bit) SOCs. The links for these are shared below:

Silver Nanowire Transparent Conductors From Cambrios for Touch Screens, Solar Panels, Lighting and Flexible displays

Posted by – September 11, 2014

Cambrios CEO John LeMoncheck at IFA 2014 gives an update on the great progress they are making with AgNW transparent conductors for touch screens, enabling flexible touch, thin and light form that is suitable for wearable devices. With the latest launch of thin iPhones and Apple Watch, the race for thin, light, curved, flexible electronic devices has begun and material such as Cambrios ClearOhm silver nano wires are key to enable these technologies. In this video you will see their latest, never shown before 7” single layer touch screen that is highly conductive, transparent, very thin and light and suitable for bezel-less device designs. Apart from touch screens they are also enabling transparent solar cells, OLEd lighting, flexible displays like ePaper and OLED.

UyeSee SoundMate M2 ($30 samples available)

Posted by – September 6, 2014

SoundMate is a Wireless HIFI Music Steaming Receiver, a wifi upgrade solution for HIFI System. It streams using the DLNA, AirPlay protocol using built-in Atheros WiFi module and Wolfson DAC for ultra-high quality sound through to optical and 3.5” earphone mini jack output. You can turn your old analog HiFi system into a modern Smart HiFi system. UyeSee SoundMate supports Streaming local or online music from Android, iOS, Windows, Mac to any speaker, it supports Lossless format: FLAC, APE, WAV, it support to play music from USB pen drive, it supports streaming of spotify/pandora through a 3rd party app that supports streaming all system audio to DLNA (may require rooting on Android), SoundMate supports Multi-speaker /Multi-room music streaming by 3rd party app also (see below). Support Multi-people online, share music one by one, multi-Enviroment: home, hotel, outisde, car.

Samples (available for shipping now) can be purchased by sending an email to uyesee@groupgadgets.com in quantities of 5/10/15/20, to the price of $30 per unit (temporary promotional price for minimum-5 bulk orders only through ARMdevices.net) 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 $125 for 20 units.

Contact info :
inquiry@uyesee.com
Skype: nice__ryan
Mobile: +86 18688703923
http://www.uyesee.com

Multi-room streaming demo:

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.

Bluetimes Ebay and Aliexpress Stores ready for B2C business

Posted by – August 25, 2014

Bluetimes Technology Co., Ltd provides Ebay store and Aliexpress store for consumers to buy directly from them some Android TV Box, HDD media player, Wireless keyboard, Wireless charger and Wireless Bluetooth Receiver. Here are their online store links:

http://stores.ebay.com/Bluetimes-Tech
http://www.aliexpress.com/store/702748

Here’s a direct link to the Bluetimes M8 Quad core Amlogic S802 Android 4.4.2 TV box

If you are a dealer, you can send an email to sales4@ebluetimes.com to get the best price and professional technical support.

Bluetimes B2C contact information:
Linda
Tel: +86 755-27319033-8015 Fax: +86 755-88362530
Email: sales4@ebluetimes.com

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