Freescale’s touch sensing software suite

Posted by – June 25, 2011

Different ways to use Freescale's touch sensors in actual products.

Microsoft Windows at the Freescale Technology Forum

Posted by – June 25, 2011

Microsoft is preparing Windows 8 on ARM, but until then, there are Windows CE solutions in use and in the works such as these solutions demonstrated in this video. What do you think about Microsoft's positionning in this embedded software market? Paul Wright offers his opinions on Windows in the second half of this video.

Freescale MMA9550 powered pedometer

Posted by – June 25, 2011

They are showing their Sensor Fusion as a pedometer.

Archos 80 G9, Archos 101 G9, official presentation video

Posted by – June 23, 2011

Archos 80 G9 and Archos 101 G9, just unveiled. This is the official presentation video. Find more informations at http://www.archos.com/products/gen9/index.html?country=us&lang=en

Kobo Touch, $129 i.MX508 WiFi infrared-touch e-reader

Posted by – June 23, 2011

This may be the best e-reader on the market today. If it does run Android, if Kobo decides to open up the access to those Android features and not lock it down to only be about buying ebooks on their ebook store. Right now it may not be running Android at all, at least Kobo is not taking advantage of the potential Android openness yet. Hopefully Kobo updates their firmware for it to run a fully open Android, they can monetize e-readers in other new ways not only by locking it for a e-book store.

Linaro ARM Linux optimizations status at the Freescale Technology Forum

Posted by – June 23, 2011

Discussion with Linaro employees about the status of ARM Powered laptops.

Ubuntu Core with touch screen for interactive in-car navigation system

Posted by – June 23, 2011

This is the Ubuntu In-Vehicle Infotainment system, using Ubuntu in the car. This is touch screen UI optimized version of Ubuntu.

Boundary Devices show i.MX53 in 24″ capacitive touch screen and 12″ Tablet

Posted by – June 23, 2011

Boundary Devices is a PCB design house working on the latest Freescale ARM processors, here showing the i.MX53 powering a nice 12" capacitive tablet and a 24" capacitive monitor.

Archos 101 G9, 1280×800 Honeycomb, up to 250GB, starts at $349

Posted by – June 23, 2011

$349, Honeycomb 3.2, Google Marketplace, 3G dongle can be integrated, up to 250GB Hard Drive storage, 1280x800 resolution touch screen, available in September, 1080p@60fps full codecs high profile video playback support... Engadget is posting some infos.

Archos 80 G9, 1.5Ghz Dual-core OMAP4460 Honeycomb tablets

Posted by – June 23, 2011

Engadget is posting some infos.