OLPC CTO Edward J. McNierney gives us an overview of the ARM Marvell Armada 610 version of OLPC XO Laptop, XO 1.75, to be released soon, being optimized now in Taiwan, it provides for a sub 2 Watt One Laptop Per Child XO Laptop. One Laptop Per Child created the Netbook market, now they will push the PC/Laptop industry towards ARM support for lower power consumption and lower prices through increased industry competition and optimized SoC designs. The $100 Laptop is nearer. Marvell’s 610 is now one of the ARM SoC platforms that is now powerful enough to power a full desktop/laptop system.
They are showing Samsung Hummingbird ARM Cortex-A8 model available now for $168 and showing their next generation running on ARM Cortex-A9 , they have a cool bunch of remote controls with Android buttons, shortcuts and even gyroscope based RF remote controller.
Yet another video of this pure awesome ARM Cortex-A9 Powered device, here’s more demonstration and interview with product manager on this project about the features of the UI and about the performance of this device. This is definitely a candidate for Best of Show on my list.
This is still awesomely cool, now they call it Falconbird, and now they have a prototype camcorder (that requires 4 HDMI outputs to output the 4K2K video, but they still don’t want to mass manufacture it.
Here’s a new sleek, super slim, super light, 117gr, Android Super Phone by Sony Ericsson using the new 4.2″ Sony Bravia Reality Display technology which is a very bright, vivid colors, sharper image high end LED backlit LCD.