Singapore based Gajah International has designed a superior Bluetooth Speaker to compete with bluetooth speakers such as the ones from Jawbone and Beats at less than half of the price at a retail price around $80 to $90.
You can contact Gajah here:
Mobile: +86 13925259985
Netronix puts Wacom touch on a 6.8" 1440x1080 E Ink Android e-reader based on the Freescale i.MX6 Solo Lite. Wacom is working on collaborative solutions for Wacom enabled E Ink e-readers like this one. If they do it right, I think Google should get involved, this could make it a really big new market for the E Ink based devices with touch for productive collaboration in education and enterprise. Netronix also has different other E Ink Android devices, secondary displays, large ones, and even the Netronix E Ink Smartwatch which I filmed here.
You can contact Netronix here (please only contact if you are serious about distributing their products):
Robert Lu, e-Book Div. Marketing Dept. Project Manager
ChipHD is a PCB Design House working with Allwinner since 2008, optimizing tablet designs, now showing off their nice looking 7" qHD with narrow bezel and their 8". They have around 100 engineers in the company. Designing hardware, software and testing.
Tour at the Yihengke PCB Design House, showing their new Allwinner A33 based Tablet designs in 7″, 10.1″ and more. Check out their PCB Design staff working on PCB layout, Android Linux software optimization, case designs, testing and more.
You can contact Yihengke here:
Mobile: +86 18682147424
Phone: +86 755 26905055
Last year, I posted a 48-minute tour at the faytech touchscreen factory.
Here is the latest version (V.2) of faytech´s 7”-12"" Touchscreen Monitor Series has numerous detail improvements including lockable standard connections, a unique cable channelling back cover and mounting frames for machine and wall mount integration. Additionally each model has faster start up and reaction times because of an improved controller chipset.
The series retains its features including: LED backlights, 4-wire resistive touch panel, extra robust components, extended current input (8-36V), VGA+HDMI ports, three video inputs, wall mountable, a high-quality pedestal, and extended temperature range. Each Touchscreen Monitor comes with faytech’s 100% guarantee of no defective pixels, and is suitable for 24/7 operation.
The high resolution support (e.g. 1080p, 1920x1200 pixels) of these faytech touchscreens make them the perfect choice for a wide variety of applications. Some of these include: use as a surveillance monitor when combined with a HTPC or with security cameras; as control panels in the industrial area; in kiosk systems; as cash monitor or information terminals; for machine control; home automation; on farm machinery; on forklifts in distribution centers; wind turbine controls; telematics in transportation systems and in many other areas.
The integrated touch panel is reliable and accurate. The touch function is quickly established via the USB port of your PC, while industrial users can connect the touch function through the serial port. faytech includes touchscreen drivers for popular Microsoft (CE, WinXP, Vista), Mac and Linux operating systems. For Win7 and Win8 operating systems, no driver installation is needed because the MER4485 chipset used in faytech´s in-house designed touch controller supports Login using virtual keyboard and immediate use of windows gestures after Login. This makes starting and using Windows 8 incredibly easy. Embedded systems like e.g. the raspberry Pi are also supported.
Customization is available for project customers (e.g. higher brightness, brightness sensor, IP protection classes, webcam, scanners, printers, capacitive and SAW touch panels, etc.). See more information about faytech products at www.faytech.com
$4 Allwinner A33 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 SoC now in full mass production tablets, my reports from range of factories and PCB design houses
Over this past week, I filmed at some of the factories and PCB design houses that are ramping up mass production of their new Allwinner A33 with Mali400MP2 based tablet designs, including Yifang, Neostra, Aikun, Storex, ChipHD and iNet. Allwinner sells the complete SoC at only $4, to that the PCB designs and factories add all the other components that make up a tablet, reaching prices below $33 for 7" tablets with 1024x600 displays when bought in bulks of more than 5000 pieces (as you can see in the Neostra video). Allwinner positions their new A33 chipset as the new entry-level performance to be expected in the entry-level Android tablets to be sold worldwide. Not only improving the multi-core performance, Allwinner has also improved power consumption through optimizing the DDR RAM system, an advanced fabrication process, optimized DVFS technology, and a unique Talking Standby mode that allows extremely low power consumption during voice calls. Mali400MP2 GPU architecture. A33 is pin-compatible with A23 dual core, offers 1080p video playback and capture, Integrated MIPI DSI controller, up to 1280x800, SmartColor display technology and an Integrated Hi-Fi audio codec.
You can read more at the official Allwinner press release.
- Allwinner A33 launched at Computex 2014 (armdevices.net)
- Yifang Factory Tour, launching Allwinner A33 mass production (armdevices.net)
- Neostra Factory Tour, making A80T Onda V989, launching A33 mass production (armdevices.net)
- Aikun Factory Tour, launching Allwinner A33 mass production (armdevices.net)
- Storex launches Allwinner A33 Tablet mass production (armdevices.net)
- Allwinner's $4 quad-core chip now shipping in $60 Android tablets (liliputing.com)
Here's the tagline at http://www.mixtile.com "Build Your OWN Home Media Server Running Linux, Android and XBMC." and "Easy connect via Gigabyte Ethernet, WiFi 802.11a/g/n and ZigBee" sounds good. Here are some of the specs of the Mixtile LOFT-Q:
· Mini PC Powered by AllWinner A31 (Quad Core Cortex-A7)
· Build Your OWN Home Media Server
· Open-source BSP, U-Boot and Linux Kernel
· ZigBee + Gigabit Ethernet + WiFi + Bluetooth 4.0
· USB x 4, SATA, HDMI, TOSLINK/3.5mm JACK
· Board $89/Suite $119
- Mixtile LOFT-Q Board and LOFT Kit mini PC Powered by AllWinner A31 (cnx-software.com)
Geniatech 4K HDMI passthrough in ATV1810, H.265 hardware decode in ATV585 and Roadmap at Geniatech HQ
Geniatech shows their ATV1810 4K Box with HDMI passthrough and their ATV585 Box with H265 Hardware decode, their newest Set-top-box based on Model ATV1810 (prototype) Amlogic Quad Core A9 CPU @ 2GHz + Mali (Octa Core) 450 GPU @ 600MHz, connected to a $420 4K Konka 39“ TV Set (LED39K60U), a live movie playback of UHD 4/2K (3840x2160) video decoding @30fps, connect to the HDMI IN ATV1810, passthrough of the live PiP (picture in picture) of a ATV585 (Prototype) Quad Core A5 CPU @ 1.5GHz + Mali 450 GPU @ 600MHz of a hardware accelerated HEVC/H.265 up to 1920 x 1080p @ 60fps.
HDMI in / HDMI passthrough Technology allow the comfortable situation of having any kind of combination of a all-in-1 of consuming content and been entertained by such as movies, games, News managed by one platform, by integrating existing player / entertainment systems solution. For consumer means that there is no need to switch the HDMI Input at the TV set anymore, because this Geniatech technology of HDMI In / HDMI passthrough support/accept any kind of high res blue-ray player, game consoles (PS4, PS5, Xbox). The consumer can easily switch between this two content sources and use existing player in combination of Geniatech UHD 4/2K Android TV Box – Platform.
For further information about product inquiries from Geniatech, please check their website http://www.geniatech.com, or contact them directly anytime at email@example.com / Telephone: +86 755 86028588
I filmed Eken many times and on January 11th 2012 at their booth it was the first time I heard about Allwinner, Eken was the first Tablet company I had seen implementing the Allwinner A10. This probably means that Eken has a close relationship with Allwinner to always implement their newest processors early into their tablet manufacturing.
Tour at the Ramos offices in Shenzhen Hi-Tech Park area. Here they have their engineers, sales, marketing and management departments, while their factory is at another part of Shenzhen (at which I may film later). Ramos shows their Exynos5260 Hexacore based tablet, as well as some MediaTek and Intel based tablets.