Category: CES

Freescale i.MX6 Lite Series launched at CES 2012

Posted by – January 19, 2012

Freescale launches 2 new i.MX6 ARM Cortex-A9 processors at CES 2012, while demonstrating the performance of their quad-core, they are also launching the new i.MX 6SoloLite processor, which is designed specifically for next-generation eReaders and is the follow-on to the company's i.MX508 processor and the dual-core i.MX 6DualLite, targeting a broad array of smart devices and products including tablets, IPTVs, IP phones, medical patient monitoring systems and home energy management solutions.

Freescale shows i.MX6 for auto/aero-infotainment with long term support

Posted by – January 19, 2012

Freescale is showing the next generation i.MX6 ARM Cortex-A9 based in-car infotainment system. Freescale promises to provide 15 years of support for the chip, meaning that car manufacturers can feel confident using the i.MX6 in cars and airplanes, as it takes multiple years to make those, Freescale promises to still manufacture the same processor 15 years from now. They optimize features for cars such as using sensors and cameras for better car safety. Freescale is a global leader in producing processors used in cars.

Phaeton DVIP $200 Android Watch uses MTK6516 with dual-SIM

Posted by – January 17, 2012

Shenzhen Phaeton Nice Electronic High-Tech Manufacturing Co Ltd is showing this Android Watch shown at CES 2012. It supports 2 SIM GPRS/voice cards on the MTK6516 processor, soon they'll use the faster 3G-enabled MTK6573 processor. For now it's Froyo, the MTK6573 may support Ice Cream Sandwich soon, to be confirmed. So this is not just an Android watch, thanks to the Mediatek processor, it can replace your smartphone. It has a built-in camera, MicroSD card slot, speaker, microphone and more. It uses a 2" 320x240 QVGA capacitive touch screen, standby battery can be about 1 week, 36 hours active use, to be confirmed. The price is just $200 for bulk orders, minimum order quantity of 500. They also show a $70 1.5" feature phone watch and a

Kente shows $185 Galaxy Note clone and $133 Galaxy S2 clone, mediatek MTK6573 based

Posted by – January 17, 2012

Check out these nice looking cheap Android phones, using the MTK6573 ARM11 650Mhz processor, the performance is decent and it supports HSDPA 3G as well as a second GPRS/voice 2G SIM card. The price is about $185 for the Galaxy Note clone with a 5" LCD screen, and $133 for the Galaxy S2 clone. The company is soon going to provide the same design based on the Qualcomm MSM7227 HSPA enabled ARM11 processor. Consider those prices are only for bulk orders of 1000 units or more, can be negotiated. The quality of these new Mediatek MTK6573 based Android phones seems great for the price!

MobilTab Sleek Android Tablet

Posted by – January 17, 2012

The MobilTab Sleek uses the Hummingbird ARM Cortex-A8 overclocked at 1.5Ghz, 7″ capacitive 1024x600 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.

Pixel Qi at CES 2012

Posted by – January 17, 2012

The 1280x800 10.1" Pixel Qi screen is ready, here it is demonstrated under a bright spotlight simulating the sun as well as in some prototypes of upcoming Android tablets. Founder, CEO and inventor Mary Lou Jepsen talks about the latest news from Pixel Qi, where they are going, what they are up to.

Panasonic HC-X900M

Posted by – January 17, 2012

Panasonic is launching this new camcorder with a new 4K2K sensor but still recording using a 1080p engine. It has many new improved features such as the optics, rendering, colors, clarity and more.

I filmed 3 samples using different bitrate settings using the camera which you can see and download below.

1080i Highest Quality: Download the sample

1080p 60fps Highest Quality: Download the sample

1080i Lowest Bitrate: Download the sample

Status of the Raspberry Pi at CES 2012

Posted by – January 17, 2012

Raspberry Pi expects to have volume devices on the market by the end of the month. That means $25 and $35 (with ethernet) Broadcom ARM11 ARM Powered Desktops are thus just about to be broadly available.

Caseinity Cord-On-Board iPhone case at CES 2012

Posted by – January 17, 2012

Here's a new iPhone case company, funded through Kickstarter, it includes the cable and does an ergonomic shape behind your iPhone.

Blue Times shows $50 HiSilicon 3716 and AmLogic 8726 ARM Cortex-A9 Android Set-top-box

Posted by – January 16, 2012

Blue Times uses the Huawei HiSilicon single-core 1Ghz ARM Cortex-A9 as well as the single-core AmLogic ARM Corte-A9 for their Android Set-top-box.