Philips’s new Android ARM powered TVs include OnLive remote cloud x86 gaming. The Philips TV is capable of using most game controllers. OnLive enables the streaming of PC games without having them locally, without the need to install anything, just have an active OnLive subscription at $11.95 per month with the first week trial being free, you can see OnLive’s full list of games here: https://games.onlive.com/games
Shenzhen Pu He Tai manufactures Allwinner A33 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 Tablets, also has an R&D PCB design department and makes Tablet PCBs which they also sell to other Tablet factories, able to make 20 thousand Tablet PCBs per day. On this tour you get to see Pu He Tai’s SMT line, Tablet assembly, packaging, and more.
Lenovo is the first to show off MediaTek’s new LTE-enabled MT6595 Octa-core processor, featuring 4 ARM Cortex-A17 cores with 4 ARM Cortex-A7 cores, with 4K H265 video record and playback, with LTE on the main die for the first time for MediaTek, they advertise it having MediaTek CorePilot HMP heterogeneous multiprocessing technology, enabling to run at the full power of all 8 processor cores while also scaling down to lowest power consumption, it may be one of the fastest ARM processors on the market yet. Lenovo introduces with Vibe X2 their new layered design mixing materials by the layer which makes for a new style of smartphone design that is really interesting. Lenovo Vibe X2 retails at $399 in the markets where it gets released.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org add $30/$33/$40/$45/$50 respectively for fast 3-5 day shipping to USA/Europe).
You can contact T-Chip here:
Candy Feng email@example.com
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.
Samsung Gear Fit is a fitness band from Samsung. The Gear Fit needs to be connected to a Samsung smartphone to exchange information. This fitness band has tracking capabilities and also a heart rate sensor which can tell whats your current heart rate. It also has GPS capability for tracking location. Gear Fit has a low power and low-end CPU. It runs a Samsung’s custom wearable OS which isn’t based in Android neither Tizen. Samsung has released the Gear Fit SDK for developers. The SDK comes with an emulator that animates what you can do with the device and emulates your custom built apps.
Allwinner Technology announces its brand-new high performance octa-core processor A83T for full HD tablets. Based on TSMC’s new 28nm HPC process, A83T is designed to be a high performance but extremely power-efficient octa-core processor packing eight highly energy-efficient ARM Cortex-A7 cores that can run simultaneously at 2.0GHz implementing advanced ARM big.LITTLE architecture to maximize battery life. Imaginations PowerVR GPU is also included to deliver the best balance between graphic processing performance and power consumption.
“Octa-core is leading the market now, so after the remarkable UltraOcta A80, we’re here to release another extraordinary octa-core A83T for middle range tablet market,” said Jack Lee, the Chief Marketing Officer of Allwinner, “The system performance of Allwinner A83T octa core is definitely impressive, but that’s not all. Our customers and consumers will be amazed by its extremely low power consumption as well, which even outperforms most quad-core tablet processors in the market.”
Another noteworthy feature of A83T is its implementation of Allwinner’s next-gen SmartColor technology, Allwinner’s latest achievements in display technology, which helps to deliver splendid image quality with higher resolutions, providing tablet consumers with eye-pleasing visual effects.
The first octa-core tablets featuring Allwinner A83T are to hit in Q4 2014 with several designs to be shown at the Hong Kong Fairs next month.
- Allwinner unveils A83T octa-core processor (liliputing.com)
- AllWinner Announces A83T Octa Core Processor for Tablets (cnx-software.com)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Multi-room streaming demo:
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.
Phone: +86 75523229903
Mobile: +86 13422896521