NXP connectivity technology is incorporated in a variety of devices such as embedded, automotive, and mobile devices. NXP technology is used in a NFC ring which can be used to activate an electric motorcycle or other vehicles. Most cars in the world use NXP technology for connectivy and other automotive functions. NXP also offers wireless charging technology called Qi. NXP amplifiers can be turn a phone speaker into a microphone to improve audio quality and noise cancellation of smartphones. NXP is the market leader in NFC technology.
Mr Constantí Serrallonga is General Managar at FIRA, the trade fair organization that was responsible for Mobile World Congress 2016. He discusses footfalls at the event, with over 100,000 people having attended, and future possibilities of the organization. The show has changed venues to Fira Gran Via after being hosted at Fira Montjuïc earlier, which was built in 1929.
China-based Quality Industrial manufactures a range of smartphones, also on display here. The highlight is the flagship 3D model, which features a 6” 1080p screen that allows playing of 3D content without having to use glasses. It runs on MediaTek MTK6752VL which uses ARM Cortex-A53 architecture at 2 GHz. The phone ships with Android 5.1. It has 13 MP rear and 5MP front camera which shoots 3D pictures using only a single sensor, taking multiple shots for depth.It costs US$175.
The Panasonic Nubo shown here is a surveillance camera that shoots 1080p video and broadcasts it over WiFi or Vodafone’s LTE network in Europe. The camera accommodates a SIM card to use this feature and is powered over microUSB, meaning it can be connected to power banks for places that lack power sources. The camera comes with 4 data plans measured in terms of “mobile events” – periods of detected activity which initiate the actual recording of the video stream for the next 30 seconds. A separate magnetic Nubo Mount is sold.
The Oppo N3 is a smartphone with a swiveling camera above the screen that rotates through a motor, as demonstrated here. This allows one to use the same camera for the front and the back, as well as the flash. The phone runs Oppo’s ColorOS built on top of Android v4.4 KitKat. It features a Snapdragon 801 chipset with 5.5” 1080p display, 32GB of onboard expandable storage, 2GB RAM, and a fixed 3000mAh battery.
IEEE demonstrates here their VR demo, that puts three players in an environment that resembles Mars. The concept is meant to demonstrate the capabilities of VR and is developed with GlobalCore. The Mars Rover game is developed using the Unity game engine, and the VR headsets used are Oculus Rift DK2 units. The players interact with the environment using a thruster and a joystick.
Vizmato is a free video recording and editing app for the iOS platform (iPad and iPhone line) that includes the ability to add over 40 realtime special effects, filters, royalty-free background music, and split/join videos, supporting resolutions of up to 1080p at 60fps. The app includes paid cloud storage as an option. A running stream of videos is present in the app (under the "Popular" header) with crowdsourced videos, with the ability to upload videos to the same. Vizmato has over 4 million users and is soon coming to the Android platform.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Galaxy S7 both feature Super AMOLED displays at QHD (2560x1440px) of 5.5” and 5.1” respectively, 4GB RAM, 32/64GB of onboard expandable storage, a 12MP camera with Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and 4K video recording, and a 5MP front camera. Depending on markets, the phones come with either Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset (dual 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual 1.6 GHz Kryo cores) or Samsung LSI’s own Exynos 8890 (4x 2.3 GHz Mongoose + 4x 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 cores) and boot Android v6.0 Marshmallow. Both phones are IP68 water and dust proof certified.
Sony Xperia X is an upper-midrange device that comes with a 5” 1920x1080px LCD, Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chipset (Dual ARM Cortex-A72 at 1.8 GHz & quad ARM Cortex-A53 at 1.4 GHz), 3GB RAM, 32/64GB of internal storage and expandable storage (up to 256GB), optional Dual-SIM connectivity, and with Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. The 23MP rear camera features phase-detect autofocus for extremely fast focusing they've called it Hybrid Auto-focus as demonstrated. The front camera is a 13MP unit that can shoot 1080p video. The phone’s 2620mAh battery can be charged to 60% in half an hour of fast charging.
Akyumen Hawk is a projector phone based on TI DLP technology, powered by 64bit Mediatek helio X10 Octa-core ARM Cortex-A53, it comes with 5.5'' HD display, 3GB RAM, 128GB Flash, 5 mega pixal front camera, 13 mega pixel rear camera, runs Android 6.0, It is also a 4G LTE phone with 2600mAh battery, support up to 100inch big screen in 480p resolution(later will support 720p resolution). Akyumen also have projector tablet based on Intel Quad-core processor and windows 10 system for education market.