Marseille founder and CEO Amine Chabane shows and explains the Marseille mClassic which he claims Makes Every Video Game & Stream Better upscaling Retro Game Console’s Graphics, Pixels and Gameplay. Successfully crowdfunded at over $800 thousand by over 800 backers at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/mclassic-the-first-plug-play-graphics-processor#/ They claim to be able to enhance the quality onto 4K TVs when gaming using Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, even upscaling the experience with retro consoles like the Nintendo Gamecube using the HDMI converter, it can do things such as Contextual sharpening & intelligent image focus, Image Sharpening using a balance of naturalness & sharpness, No Latency with a Lag time less than 1ms with all the processing above. Also made by chief designer OG Arabian Prince, Founding member of N.W.A., Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Rap Group.
Marseille mClassic Retro Console Upscaling HDMI Adapter, enhance resolution, contextual sharpening
Hachi Infinite at CES 2020 Smart Table DLP Projector, smart delivery robot, smart home and more
Hachi, developed by Beijing Puppy Robotics Co., Ltd, the creator of cutting-edge robotics solutions that enable consumers and communities to build AI-enhanced smart living ecosystems, is proud to announce its exhibition at CES 2020 Las Vegas. In its second year at CES, Hachi expands its presence by debuting its refreshed corporate image and key products, showcasing its vision on smarter living in homes and residential communities.
Hachi Infinite, the first-ever touchscreen projector and smart visual assistant that provides children and adults with intuitive user interactions and immersive experiences in learning, cooking, fitness and other settings Hachi is exhibiting its robotics and smart home technology designed to make life smarter, easier and more convenient for its customers. This includes Hachi Infinite, the first-ever touchscreen projector and smart visual assistant that provides children and adults with intuitive user interactions and immersive experiences in learning, cooking, fitness and other settings. Named a CES® 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree, the new and highly anticipated smart touchscreen projector is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 processor and features voice control and deep learning technology.
The line also includes Hachi Delight, an intelligent logistics robot that navigates both indoors and outdoors offering an ideal logistics solution for corporate campuses and residential communities, and Hachi Homey, an all-in-one software and hardware solution implementing computer vision and facial recognition technology to provide rich services including access control along with security monitoring and management. Also being showcased is Hachi Bingo, a companion robot connecting elderly people with their children which also doubles as a smart health management system.
Hachi’s vision is to provide software, hardware and technology integration solutions to enable smart living experiences for communities, including security monitoring, intelligent logistics robotics and unmanned commuter vehicles driven by AIoT technology. Hachi brands its products and solutions as “The Spaces,” an ecosystem offering comprehensive coverage for consumers’ needs in communities: from the entrance, to every gate and door to the areas within them.
“We’re pleased to introduce our latest device and showcase our comprehensive smart living ecosystem to international audiences at CES,” said Hua Zeng, CEO of Beijing Puppy Robotics Co., Ltd, with the brand of Hachi. “Our intuitive technology integrations connect consumer journeys and streamline living experiences, serving more than 100,000 homeowners in over 150 residential communities and live-work developments to date, with future plans for international growth.”
Vuzix M4000 wave guide Smart Glass for enterprise, Vuzix Labs Smart Swim with partners and more
Vuzix M4000 is the company’s new flagship product in its corporate M series uses Qualcomm’s 2.52Ghz Octa-core Snapdragon XR1, the same processor used in its direct predecessor the M400 and in the Google Glass 2, 6GB LPDDR4 System RAM, 64GB internal flash memory. They use their self-developed fully transparent waveguide display which has a larger field-of-view to bring vast advantages in work areas such as remote maintenance.
RISC-V SiFive U84 High-performance, AI, Roadmap, Power Consumption, Architecture and more
SiFive is the leading provider of commercial RISC-V chips at CES Unveiled and Pepcom, SiFive enables high-quality IP and SoC design with comprehensive tools and support. Engineers at leading semiconductor companies worldwide have declared silicon independence and unleash product roadmaps by designing custom cores and SoCs that maximize the potential of domain-specific designs needed for 5G, AI, and mission-critical markets. With RISC-V, a free, open-source alternative to proprietary, legacy ISAs, these emerging markets now have low-power, high-performance designs for products to power continued market growth.
Next Generation Resistive Touch: Sensel Morph at CES 2020 Force Touch in Laptop Mousepads and more
Unmatched pressure sensitivity
Per-note pressure, pitch bend, and timbre (MPE)
Bluetooth or USB connection
Make beats, melodies, and mixes
Control your DAW
A truly portable design
More than music – overlays for video, illustration, typing, and inventing
The controls you need when you need them. Simply put, the Sensel Morph is a tablet-sized pressure sensor with swappable interface overlays. The incredibly portable Morph makes no compromises in its build or capability. Next-generation velocity sensitivity, and swappable hardware interfaces gives you tactile response that feels great. Use it as a MIDI controller in any software, or go deeper with integrated scripts for Bitwig Studio and Ableton Live. Polyphonic Expression (MPE) isn’t limited to a piano – use it with any shape and any control.
Microchip at CES 2020 shows maXTouch capacitive touch curved glove wet air gestures, Knob-on-Display
Microchip at CES 2020 shows some demos for automotive, health, intelligent home, human interface, power and connectivity and security including their Automotive Knob-on-Display and Ultrawide Touchscreen Center Console which features their innovative maXTouch technology-based Knob-on-Display (KoD) functionality, which allows OEMs to add features and functions to a vehicle’s ultrawide touchscreen while reducing driver distraction, Microchip’s Rotary Touch Encoder with maXTouch Technology-Powered Touchscreen Display-on-Knob (DoK) user interface for touchscreens brings classic mechanical knobs into the era of smart interactive devices, Microchip Curved Surfaces with maXTouch 2D touchscreen controllers that are molded into 3D shapes, their microcontrollers (MCUs) can be used for force sensing and haptic, audio or LED feedback shows how electronics can be molded into curved plastics for adding touch buttons, sliders, wheels and trackpads to automotive, consumer, industrial, factory and other applications, Zebra Barcode Scanner and Handheld Portable Computing Terminal with maXTouch Technology used to implement single-finger thick-glove support in the touch interfaces used in Zebra Technologies’ MC93 rugged gun-style inventory management barcode scanner and TC57 rugged handheld portable computing terminal. Featuring their new MXT2952TD chipset. The Cambridge Yoyo-M high-fidelity stereo Speakers with 3D Air Gesture Control feature Microchip’s 3D air gesture controls to wake up the touch control buttons on approach and control music playback with a simple wave of your hand.
TI DLP 0.23” World’s Smallest 1080p Projector, $899 4K, $1499 Short-throw 4K, Touch, $999 3D Printer
The DLP230NP digital micromirror device (DMD) is a digitally controlled micro-opto-electromechanical system (MOEMS) spatial light modulator (SLM). When coupled to an appropriate optical system, the DMD displays a crisp and high quality 1080p image or video. The chipset comprises this DMD and the DLPC3436 controller. The DLPA2000, DLPA2005, and DLPA3000 PMIC/LED drivers also support this chipset. The compact physical size of the device applies to portable equipment where high image quality, small form factor, and low power are important.
Ultra Compact 0.23-Inch (5.95-mm) Diagonal Micromirror Array
Displays 1920 × 1080 Pixels On the Screen
5.4 µm Micromirror Pitch
17° Micromirror Tilt (Relative to Flat Surface)
Side Illumination for Optimal Efficiency and Optical Engine Size
Polarization Independent Aluminum Micromirror Surface
8-Bit SubLVDS Input Data Bus
Dedicated DLPC3436 Controller for Display Applications
Dedicated DLPA2000, DLPA2005, or DLPA3000 PMIC/LED Driver for Reliable Operation
Acer ConceptD 7 Ezel with Xeon, Quadro RTX, 4K HDR, 32GB RAM
Acer expanded its line of ConceptD creator PCs with new Windows 10 convertible notebooks and a powerful workstation. A CES 2020 Innovation Award honoree, the ConceptD 7 Ezel series features Acer’s Ezel hinge that allows for five usage modes, making it easier than ever for designers to collaborate, share and bring ideas to life. The elegant and robust ConceptD 700 workstation was built to handle heavy content creator workflows with ease.
The ConceptD 7 Ezel series convertible RTX Studio notebooks allow creators to design and share their ideas with a color accurate UHD touch screen display that swivels and rotates into any of five different usage modes for the utmost in flexibility and convenience
The ConceptD 7 Ezel Pro is ideal for those needing maximum power; it features an Intel® Xeon™ processor, NVIDIA® Quadro RTX™ GPU, ECC memory support and Windows 10 Pro
The ConceptD 7 Ezel is ideal for heavy workflows; it features up to a 10th Gen Intel® Core™ H-series processor coming soon, NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs, up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory and up to 2 TB NVMe PCIe SSDs
The ConceptD 700 workstation is ideal for filmmakers, animators and AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) designers; it features an Intel® Xeon™ E processor and up to NVIDIA® Quadro RTX™ 4000 graphics.
Creators’ work comes to life in brilliant detail and clarity on the notebooks’ 4K IPS displays (3840 x 2160 resolution) which deliver more than 8 million pixels. With a 400-nit high-brightness rating, images are vibrant and eye-catching. The displays also include integrated color correction technologies and have been tested and calibrated to deliver superior fidelity in reproducing the PANTONE® Matching System (PMS) Colors. This ensures true-to-life color reproduction with a 100% Adobe® RGB color gamut and a color accuracy of Delta E
Acer’s ConceptD Palette User Interface makes it easy to manage color profiles and system settings.
The notebook has been designed to stay cool and quiet, and produces less than 40dB of noise — equivalent to the sound level in a library — while maintaining high computing and graphics performance.
The elegantly designed all white ConceptD 7 Ezel includes a Micro-Arc Oxidation finish for strength and resistance to corrosion and oxidation. It also includes stain-resistant and high-abrasion resistant coatings.
Rohinni microLED with BOE, Magna and Luumii, World’s Fastest microLED pick and place
BOE and Rohinni, a fast-growing mini and micro LED technology startup, show the first demos from their joint venture (JV) that will bring the power and brilliance of micro LEDs to mass-market. Through the JV, they will enable consumer electronics makers to meet both current and future demand for higher-quality displays. The JV will adopt Rohinni’s proprietary high-speed MicroLED placement technology that is capable of placing 50 die-per-second (dps) with 10 micron accuracy at 99.999% die yields. BOE and Rohinni will initially focus on large panel applications (32-inch and up) for consumer electronic products in addition to all display sizes for industrial, automotive and other markets.
Rohinni also has a joint-venture with Magna Electronics called Magna Rohinni Automotive Electronics to develop flexible mini-LED and micro-LED based lighting devices for the automotive market.
Luumii is a joint-venture between Micro-LED developer Rohinni and Koja is mass producing its micro-LED and mini-LED based notebook computer keyboard backlights and logo lighting solutions, more compact, more power efficient, enhances product features and user experience as it offers colored lighting and animations with a current capacity is of 100,000 units per month.
Hisense ULED XD at CES 2020, Dual Layer, 8K, Tri-Laser short throw DLP and more
Hisense CES Booth Tour. Featuring ULED XD Dual Layer 4K and 8K, coming to the market this year Hisense claims at cheaper and brighter with at least as good contrast as OLED. Hisense also shows their Tri-Laser short throw DLP projection based Laser TV at large sizes but some of the models are still quite expensive. Prices should be reaching sub-$1500 for short throw Laser 4K projectors this year though.
Roland CES 2020 Booth Tour, Zenbeats App, Facet Grand Piano, A-88MKII, Roland Cloud and more
Full tour at the Roland booth at CES 2020, featuring all their new instruments, Roland Jupiter xm, Roland Jupiter x, Roland A-88MKII Midi Controller, GO:LIVECAST Streaming setup, Roland Cloud, Roland Zenbeats Music Sequencer Music Creation App for Android, iOS, Windows and Mac, including also some performances on Roland’s latest electronic drum kit and Facet Grand Piano.
Panasonic X1500, X2000, CX10, 4K60 Camcorder
Matt Frazer of Panasonic shows three new compact camcorders with 1/2.5″ sensor, HC-X1500, HC-X2000 and AG-CX10, with 4K 60p recording capability (4:2:2 10-bit up to 4K 30p, 4:2:0 10-bit up to 4K 60p), 24x optical zoom (25mm-600mm full-frame equivalent) lens, 5-axis O.I.S, two manual rings, ND filters, built-in LED video light, 24-bit linear PCM audio recording, a built-in Wi-Fi module for streaming, and more.
TCL 8K, Vidrian Mini-LED, QLED, IoT, TWS Earphones, Phones and more at CES 2020
Booth Tour of TCL at CES 2020, presents their range of Mini-LED based Quantum Dot QLED TVs, starting at affordable range at 50/60hz, mid range at 100/120hz and their higher range with their Vidrian Mini-LED Technology with Quantum Dots on the whole range. As well as showing the TCL QLED TV 8K X915 commercial 8K TV available in the China market, this 8K TV is sold now at below $2899 in the China market. TCL’s 8K TVs are reaching the Global market at affordable prices for 8K later this year. TCL’s Vidrian Mini-LED technology introduces semi-conductor circuitry and thousands of micro-meter class mini-LEDs to push LCD LED TV picture performance to sharper contrast, higher luminance.
According to Sigmaintell, TCL’s TV shipments continued to climb in the first three quarters of 2019, globally ranking No.2, and it gained the largest growth among the world’s top three TV brands, the sales volume of TCL brand TVs in overseas markets rapidly increased by 33%, at a faster pace than that the Company had set for the whole year of 2019. Among them, sales volume growth in North America, Europe and the emerging markets remained strong, increasing by 31.7%, 24.1%, and 36.5% year-on-year, respectively.
Microchip Technology Booth Tour at CES 2019
Microchip showcases their demos for the automotive, consumer, medical, industrial markets and more. Microchip demonstrations include: Connectivity
Wireless Sensor Network (WSN)
Networked sensors are the future of improving the efficiency of HVAC systems in smart buildings. Learn how three different networking schemes, LoRaWAN, MiWi™ and Wi-Fi® can all be used to send sensor readings to the AWS cloud.
Low-Power Wi-Fi Sensors
Discover how Wi-Fi devices can be used in hard-to-get-to places in the home without running new power through the walls with the ultra-low power ATWINC1510, an IEEE 802.11 b/g/n network controller to add-on to existing microcontroller (MCU) solutions bringing Wi-Fi and network capabilities through SPI-to-Wi-Fi interface.
Secure picoPower LoRa Node
Learn how to implement Arm TrustZone technology and other crucial security features found in low-power LoRa end nodes powered by the SAM L11MCU in such as this light sensor. The SAM L11 features picoPower Technology, with less than 25 uA/MHz active current and less than 100 nA sleep current, as well as enhanced Peripheral Touch Control, making it perfect for wearable, wireless and security-focused applications.
Versatile picoPower Technology
Learn how one family of 32-bit microcontrollers can serve your needs in low-power, water-tolerant touch and high-trust applications. The SAM L1x family’s picoPower technology, enhanced Peripheral Touch Controller and robust security technologies are well suited for smart city, industrial automation, smart agriculture, medical and accessory authentication applications.
Connected Home Demos
Time is money – especially in development processes where time to market is a key factor in the decision process. Microchip’s turnkey touch solutions are readymade for your touch design. Buttons, sliders, wheels, proximity – all available with selectable interfaces (I2C, SPI, GPIO) from a single input, up to 64 buttons. Even appliance safety class B pre-certified solutions are available for designs where functional safety is a focus.
Voice-to-Text with Bluetooth Low Energy
Mobile phones are everywhere and sometimes you need to be able to see what is being said. Watch how the ATBTLC1000-ZR Bluetooth low energy System in Package (SiP) module, hosted by the SAM D21 MCU, can enable you to view the words you hear on an easy-to-use E-Ink display from Ineltek.
Easy Branding and Ease of Use
Drive profitable brand preference and ease of use for your end customers with the PIC32MZ DA graphics microcontrollers and MPLAB Harmony Graphics Composer tools and libraries. Custom graphics, animation and deep-color pallets will have your embedded design reflecting your company’s professional brand image, driving preference and profit.
Wi-Fi to Bluetooth Low-Energy Gateway
Learn how to securely connect Bluetooth devices like a door lock, ceiling fan or LED bulb to the cloud with the combination of the ATWINC3400 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth module and the ATECC608A secure element. The ATWINC3400 is an IoT network controller offering Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy network capabilities within a single module. The ATECC608A secure element integrates Elliptic Curve Diffie Hellman (ECDH) security protocol an ultra-secure method to provide key agreement for encryption/decryption, along with Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) sign-verify authentication, ideal for IoT applications.
Secure Authentication to Google Cloud IoT Core with a Secure Element
Learn how to protect the private key used for authentication in a flexible, secure element while easily implementing JSON Web Token-based authentication. This cost-effective solution uses the ATECC608A secure element to provide robust security, even to systems with small microcontrollers (MCUs) such as an Arm Cortex-M0+ based device.
Secure Authentication to AWS IoT Core with a Secure Element
Protect the private key used for the authentication of your AWS IoT connected device by using our flexible secure element (ATECC608A). Enabling robust, mutual authentication with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), this cost-effective solution can be used across a wide range of MPUs and MCUs, including small Arm Cortex-M0+ based MCUs.
Qualcomm 8cx, 7nm ARM Laptop Windows 10 platform
Qualcomm shows their 8cx ARM Powered Laptop platform. The 8cx is the first ARM Processor designed specifically for the Laptop market. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Compute Platform is the most extreme Snapdragon ever, combines the best of the smartphone with the power and performance of a premium laptop in ultra-thin, fanless form factors to deliver a superior Always On, Always Connected PC computing experience. The first 7nm PC platform, the Snapdragon 8cx supports transformative 5G experiences, multi-gigabit LTE, and multi-day battery life and marks the biggest generational performance increase ever in a Snapdragon platform.
Blue Ember XLR Studio Condenser Microphone for recording and live streaming
The Blue Ember microphone delivers a strong, clean signal with ample headroom, a custom hand-tuned condenser capsule capturing maximum detail, while the tight cardioid pickup pattern helps reduce room and background noise. Ember’s compact, side-address design fits anywhere and keeps a low profile on camera. Bring Blue’s legendary studio sound to creative space.
Cheaper Pico 4K Projectors are coming, powered by TI DLP470TP
Texas Instruments presents their latest DLP470TP projector chipset that enables cheaper and more compact 4K Projectors, using LED and Laser light sources, this enables 4K Pico Projectors, 4K Portable Projectors like the Optoma UHL55 which I filmed here more affordable Ultra Short Throw 4K projectors are possible too like the ones from Jmgo which I filmed here Most Cinema projectors use DLP, and Texas Instruments here have even further reduced the size, power consumption and price of their 4K Projector solution, their DLP660TE enables projectors up to 5000 lumens, DLP470TE for projectors needing over 1500 lumens while the new DLP470TP goes in projectors that use below 1500 lumens, thus making portable pico 4K Projectors now possible. In this video, TI also shows some of the newest on-table smart interactive projectors such as the Puppy Cube and the Bosch projector PAI, then also TI shows the new concept of the Smart Speaker Short Throw Pico Projector such as the Humax Vision, a new segment to be integrated with Alexa or Google Assistant and projecting onto a nearby wall all the smart speaker information displayed. In this video TI also shows the personal assistant looking like a holographic 3D image floating in space.
Nanosys Quantum Dots HDR color vs OLED, Speed demo vs KSF phosphor
Nanosys shows Vizio P Quantum, with 2,400 nits of peak luminance and full DCI-P3 coverage compared with LG’s latest OLED display for using with UltraHD 4K HDR content. Nanosys uses AJA Video Systems’ HDR Analyzer tool that uses color science from Color Front to analyze the luminance and color chromaticity of every pixel in a piece of content real time. Looking at BT.2020 HDR10 content graded at 4,000 nits they are able to observe how the two different TV technologies respond.
Quantum Dots deliver the widest color gamut and highest peak luminance for a lifelike HDR content experience, they are also the fastest wide gamut technology. Nanosys shows a wide color gamut speed shootout comparing the response time of Quantum Dots to KSF phosphor, a competing wide color gamut technology. Quantum dots can be switched on and off in a matter of nanoseconds while KSF phosphor takes milliseconds to respond. While milliseconds sounds pretty fast, it isn’t fast enough for Full Array Local Dimming (FALD) displays when it comes to high frame rate content. Quantum Dots respond in perfect synch with the signal for clear motion and near-perfect black levels. In KSF displays, the red component needs time to warm up and cool down over several milliseconds. In the soccer ball example below this slow response time causes a cyan leading edge and a red trailing edge as the ball moves across LED zones on the display.
$1099 Canon Vixia HF G50, 4K camcorder
Canon Vixia HF G50 4K Camcorder ($1099 at Amazon.com) features a DIGIC DV 6 image processor, an 8-blade circular aperture, 5-axis image stabilization, a 20x optical zoom in 4K, records up to UHD 4K30 onto Dual SD Card Slots, Contrast based autofocus only (not Dual Pixel AF), Slow- & Fast-Motion, 29.3 to 627mm 20x Optical Zoom in 4K, 3″ Touchscreen LCD, Tiltable EVF. There are five assignable buttons around the camera, as well as a joystick, a lens ring, and a custom dial for full control of setting.
$1599 Optoma UHL55 4K LED Portable Projector
Optoma UHL55 ($1599 at Amazon.com) is world’s first portable “pico class” 4K DLP Projector (on TI’s new 0.47″ DLP470TP chip) with 1500lumen brightness from a 30,000 hour RGBB LED light source, four HDR10 picture modes, the most compact 4K projector, yet it includes a powerful speaker for portable all-in-one use. Optoma UHL55 runs Android with a built-in 4K HDR media player with USB media playback, supports Alexa and Google Assistant for voice commands, Stereo audio through two 8-watt speakers with Dolby Digital decoding and Bluetooth audio input and output, Protective sliding lens cover, Auto focus and auto keystone for easy place and play without needing to calibrate it before each use.