The HDMI Forum has announced the specification for HDMI 2.0a and it’s designed to support the transmission of HDR video. HDR, short for high dynamic range, is a new content enhancement formatting that greatly increases the possible contrast ratio on ultra HD content from broadcast, Blu-ray and streaming sources. The result is a much richer and sharper image that consumers notice for its quality even more easily than they notice the pure resolution provided by 4K. HDMI 2.0 support bandwidth up to 18Gbps, 4K@50/60, (2160p), which is 4 times the clarity of 1080p/60 video resolution.
Qualcomm shows their AllJoyn open source project part of the AllSeen Alliance Internet of Everything development platform featuring the Qualcomm QCA4002 on the GT202 reference design development board with Freescale Freedomboard, Renesas RX11 and STMicroelectronics Microcontrollers, as well as launching the very low power Qualcomm QCA401x Wi-Fi chip that includes a RTOS based Microcontroller to power end-point devices like light bulbs and home surveillance cameras to answer manufacturer demand for increased computing, memory, and advanced features while lowering size, cost, and power consumption.
Imec aims to bring this internet of things to the next level, Machines, buildings, vehicles, personal appliances will all be equipped with more intelligence, Imec is building platforms for an easy-to-use, intuitive IoT that interacts with us as individuals and learns from our habits, our preferences, our health. An IoT that will connect a wide range of systems. That will turn the massive amount of monitored data into information to make the right decisions and take the right actions, taking our privacy into account. This new, intuitive internet of things will increase our wellbeing and comfort, and will help manage the sustainability, complexity and safety of our world. Imec, a world-leading nanoelectronics R&D center, with expertise in radio, wireless sensing, ultra-low power electronics, body area networks, diagnostics and flexible electronics, leverages its technology advancements and global partnerships to develop the building blocks of the intuitive internet of things, smart systems will be unobtrusive, ultrasmall, cheap, intelligent, and ultra-low power. They will include sensors, actuators, and processing and communication abilities, often in a one-chip wireless solution.
ACER Chromebook R11 is 360 degree Foldable notebook with 11.6’’inch Touch screen, comes with very nice slim and nice design, based on Quad Core Intel Celeron N3150 @1.6GHz, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, retailer price at $299 coming soon in middle October.
TCL shows the latest 4K UHD smart TV E6800, it comes a very slim design on 11.5mm, with a 360-degree revolving standard, allow viewers to move the screen to perfectly meet with eye line and no need to move the whole TV. The TCL E6800 with a smart TV module inside, powered with Quad Core Cortex-A9 CPU, Mali450 GPU, With Android OS, support millions apps and online VOD service. The TCL Transformer system is a module that allows 4K TV owners to upgrade their TVs in the future as newer faster ARM Processors are available. Price for TCL 4K TVs is also affordable with different size at 43/50/58/60" and more.
SONY XPERIA Z5 powered by Qualcomm snapdragon 810, 64bit Octa Core processor, Adreno 430 GPU, 3G RAM, 32G Flash, Micro SD card supported up to 200GB, with 2900mAh battery, up to 2 days battery life, 5.2’’ Full HD screen, 23MP rear camera support up to 4K video capture and output, 5MP front camera.
Huawei Mate S comes with full metal case, 5.5inch AMOLED Full HD screen, powered by 64bit Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 935 ARM Cortex-A53 in two clusters, one at 2.2Ghz and the other at 1.6Ghz. The GPU is ARM Mali-T628 MP4. With 3GB RAM, 64GB or 128GB ROM, a 2700mAH battery, 1.3MP rear Camera, and based on Android 5.1. The HUAWEI Mate S have more business usage and perfomance like support smart wireless printing, documentation correction, finger print. The smart-pressure Sensitive screen comes with high-end edition Mate S. Huawei Mate S will start selling in Europe from October 2015.
UBTECH shows their humanoid Robot on IFA 2015. You can control the Robot Alpha through app (both iOS and Android supported) via Bluetooth, it is highly flexible and move like a human. With build-in 7.4V 2200mAh battery, play-time up to 1 hour. The 2nd generation will support voice control both English and Chinese. The retail price of 1st Generation UBTECH Alpha is $799, 2nd Generation with voice control will be $999.
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United object (a company of SK Telecom, Korea) shows the latest WiFi speaker-LINKAGE on IFA 2015.
It comes with a touch LED display on the top, support 1 or 2 finger touch. With Micro SD card reader and AUX. It also support Internet Radio, PC,Android phone/tablet, iPhone/Ipad/Ipod, connected via WiFi. It support 1to multi speaker connected.You just send to 1 monster and connect to up to 10 slave speakers at the same time.
LG shows their latest projector with cool mirror inside on IFA 2015. It featured a LED 1000 lumens light output at a Full HD 1920*1080 native resolution. With the magic mirro inside, it can put 11cm distance to get 60 inch, 38cm distance and get 100inch from the wall. Wide angle and focus on every point.
It equipped 2*HDMI-in port, 2*USB port, DTV tuner,Bluetooth sound out(2* 3W speaker inside), supported content sharing like Miracast, DLNA, aiplay etc.
Retailer price at 1299 Euro.