Category: Chip provider

Qualcomm X Elite runs AI Models offline on Laptop, Smartphone

Posted by – February 2, 2024
Category: Laptops, Qualcomm

At CES 2024, Qualcomm showcased the cutting-edge Qualcomm X Elite prototype laptop, with senior product marketing manager at Qualcomm. Watch all my videos from CES 2024 here. Although the commercial release of devices equipped with this technology is anticipated later in the year, the live demonstration sought to underscore its remarkable performance superiority over Apple devices. The X Elite was presented as a formidable contender, with a special focus on its capabilities for running generative AI applications offline, a noteworthy feature that sets it apart in the tech landscape. During the demonstration, Olavario introduced a chat application called Llama, showcasing its impressive speed and efficiency as it processed user queries offline using a 7 billion parameter model. While comparisons with GPT-3 were made, the emphasis was on the X Elite’s optimization for on-device operations, making it a unique offering in terms of power efficiency and speed. The presenter went on to address the concerns about the differentiation between AI-generated and human-generated content, acknowledging the importance of continually evolving AI models to generate distinctive and personalized outputs. The discussion also delved into the advantages of running AI models on devices, particularly privacy and the ability to keep user data localized. The potential for pre-loading models on X Elite devices was explored, hinting at the prospect of expediting updates and optimizations. This capability, as demonstrated, could potentially eliminate the need for expensive cloud-based solutions and provide a more cost-effective alternative. A forward-looking perspective was presented, envisioning a future where AI would automate various tasks. This included the intriguing possibility of the X Elite handling tasks such as file compression, utilizing Crazy Fast 5G for quicker uploads, and autonomously crafting video descriptions and selecting thumbnails for YouTube videos. The idea of open-sourcing AI models was also discussed, suggesting a collaborative approach to optimization and future developments in AI technology. The presentation extended beyond chat applications to showcase stable diffusion for image generation, further highlighting the device’s creative potential. The rapid generation of diverse images, from a tiger on the moon to a red cat, illustrated the X Elite’s versatility and proficiency in handling a variety of tasks. Additionally, the conversation touched upon the adaptability of AI workloads on Qualcomm chips, emphasizing the flexibility to run models on NPUs, CPUs, or GPUs. The discussion concluded with a glimpse into Qualcomm’s role in the automotive sector, showcasing the Snapdragon concept car at the CES 2024 automotive area. The concept car serves as a tangible representation of the possibilities unlocked by Snapdragon technology in the automotive industry, showcasing its potential applications beyond personal computing devices. Description by Chatgpt.

Qualcomm Booth Tour talks Automotive at #ces2024 Digital Chassis, Motorcycles, Software Defined EV

Posted by – January 21, 2024
Category: Cars, Qualcomm, CES

Mark Granger, representing Qualcomm at CES 2024, introduces the Snapdragon digital chassis concept vehicle, a groundbreaking platform designed for in-vehicle infotainment. Watch all my videos from CES 2024 here. Granger suggests selling the vehicle on the market or as a development kit for interested companies. Despite its drivability, the main focus is on in-cabin experiences, showcasing a beautiful UI developed with Unreal Engine. The vehicle demonstrates generative AI capabilities, such as using AI trained on user manuals to answer questions like changing a tire. Granger emphasizes the convenience of AI understanding user queries and providing relevant information. He also showcases a digital twin feature with smooth graphics, illustrating various views and personas, including a fleet driver and a vacationer mode. Snapdragon platforms deliver leading edge AI, high-performance, low-power computing, and unrivaled connectivity across smartphones, PCs, software-defined vehicles with the Snapdragon Digital Chassis, and more. The car boasts 23 speakers for zonal audio, allowing personalized audio experiences in different areas of the vehicle. Granger mentions the collaboration with JP Morgan and Salesforce for wallet solutions and connected services, emphasizing the upgradeability of hardware performance over time. The Qualcomm Automotive module is highlighted, showcasing its seamless integration with cloud-based testing and real-time performance. Moving on, Granger discusses Qualcomm’s advancements in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), including partnerships with OEMs and tier-one systems. The presentation touches on the Snapdragon Automotive module’s compatibility with future generations and its role in speeding up time-to-market for customers. The Flex solution, a single unit handling both infotainment and ADAS, is showcased as a key to scalability for various vehicle types. Granger addresses Qualcomm’s journey in automotive technology, starting with telematics over 20 years ago and evolving into virtualized cockpits in 2014. He emphasizes the company’s commitment to safety and security in ADAS, utilizing the latest Snapdragon processors. The discussion shifts to level 2 and level 3 autonomy as the current focus, with the capability to support higher levels when the market demands it. The booth tour concludes with a demonstration of Qualcomm’s Flex solution, highlighting its ability to efficiently run multiple tasks concurrently. Granger also mentions the potential use of Snapdragon technology in tracking fleets of scooters or two-wheelers. He expresses gratitude to the audience and encourages those interested in development to visit the new Qualcomm Automotive website. Description by Chatgpt.

Xiaomi 14 Pro unboxing, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, 4nm, Leica Triple Lens, 120W fast charge

Posted by – October 26, 2023

Here at the Baoan Waterfront Park Xiaomi Store, few minutes after Xiaomi 14 Pro’s release, I get the pleasure to unbox this phone for the first time, it features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, 4nm Arm Octa-core processor (1×3.3 GHz Cortex-X4 & 5×3.2 GHz Cortex-A720 & 2×2.3 GHz Cortex-A520) with the Adreno 750 GPU. It comes with Leica lens Triple camera system that might provide the highest quality Smartphone camera on the market yet (to be confirmed). It supports ultra fast 120W charging that charges the phone to 100% in just 18 minutes and 50W wireless charge to 100% in 40min advertised. This phone is to be available in China on November 1st, at the price of 5499rmb (€711, $751) as shown in the video, there may be lower cheaper sku available too. The Xiaomi 14 is launched today also, at a lower price with a smaller display and some other features that may be different..

Latest Gole1 Mini PC, Rugged Tablets, Fanless Mini PC, Intel and Rockchip based at HKTDC Fair

Posted by – October 18, 2023

Kelly from Gole presents their latest Gole1 Mini PC, featuring an Intel processor. I launched the Gole1 for them 7 years ago here: The device boasts various connectivity options such as Micro SD, USB, HDMI, and gigabit Ethernet. Kelly mentions that this product was initially launched seven years ago, with several updates and models released over the years. The latest version is currently priced at around $250 USD, with discounts for bulk order.

They also do Rockchip CPU based products, the interviewee reveals that it is specifically designed for this product. They mention future releases, with plans for Gole2, Gole3, and Gole4 models, drawing a comparison to the iPhone’s naming convention.

Kelly also discusses their history of manufacturing PC sticks with gigabit Ethernet and numerous USB ports for over five years. They emphasize the price difference between using the RK3588 and Intel processors, stating that the former is slightly more expensive, about $10 USD per unit. Potential buyers are encouraged to contact them directly for the best deals.

When asked if they are the best factory for such products, the interviewee suggests testing their samples to determine their quality. They claim to have sold over a million pieces in the last seven years, with a particular focus on the new product introduced within the past two years.

Regarding the Mini PC’s stability, the interviewee assures viewers of its reliability and performance, emphasizing its fanless and compact design. They also showcase a Mini PC without a display, highlighting its affordability.

The interview moves on to other products, including waterproof and drop-proof Rock tablet PCs, available in 8-inch and 10.1-inch sizes, with both Windows and Android OS options. The interviewee notes the stable RK 3399 CPU, and introduces the RK 3588 as the new and versatile processor, suitable for Mini PCs.

The video briefly features a live show of a Mini PC with an RK 3558 CPU, followed by an all-in-one PC with various ports, enabling connections to different devices. The interviewee also mentions a Russian customer’s substantial purchase of their products.

They conclude the interview by discussing a unique industrial tablet and the increasing popularity of such products at their despite economic challenges in some regions The interviewee acknowledges that the fanless design can cause some heat but assures viewers that it does not affect the device’s functionality. The company remains hopeful for continued growth in orders and mentions that their Shenzhen-based factory is constantly busy, with a dynamic R&D team consistently generating new ideas to market.

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Filmed at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair using my Panasonic G9 (I would like to update to the G9ii) with 12-60mm Leica and the Saramonic Blink500 ProX B2R

Geniatech ARM-Based Mini PC Edge Computing at Computex 2023, Rockchip RK3566/3588

Posted by – June 10, 2023

Geniatech is happy to reconnect with the Computex audience after a strange gap of four years. During this time, Geniatech has been hard at work, engaging in numerous productive meetings with their esteemed customers. Although they have only a brief five minutes before they have to head to the airport, they am determined to utilize this time efficiently and provide you with an overview of several groundbreaking products that Geniatech has developed—specifically, their new line of Edge Computing ARM-based mini PCs.

Now, you might be wondering, what exactly is Edge Computing? Well, let me shed some light on this transformative concept. Edge Computing refers to the practice of performing computation and data processing at or near the source of data generation, rather than relying solely on centralized cloud servers to do that work. By bringing computing power closer to the data source, Edge Computing enables faster processing, reduced latency, enhanced security, and greater autonomy in various applications. And that’s precisely what Geniatech’s new mini PCs are designed to deliver!

Let’s kick off the introduction with our first standout product, the Geniatech Case 3566. This sleek and compact mini PC boasts exceptional input and output capabilities, making it a perfect fit for Edge Computing use cases. It supports both Linux and Android operating systems, offering incredible versatility for a wide range of IoT projects. Equipped with a robust AI capability, the Case 3566 is ready to tackle complex tasks with ease.

Moving on, they have their remarkable space-saving Edge Computing box based on the RK 1126 chipset. This innovative device features not just one, but two Ethernet ports—an invaluable asset for various project requirements. Additionally, it offers USB 3 connectivity, further expanding its connectivity options. Designed with a pure Linux environment, it includes a powerful 4K encoder, allowing for seamless encoding and decoding operations. Their extensive expertise in encoding and decoding ensures optimal utilization of this feature, enabling smooth IP input and HDMI output functionality.

But wait, there’s more! Allow them to introduce their latest gem—the result of their collaboration with Rock Chip and their cutting-edge Rockchip 3588 chipset. This powerhouse mini PC sets new benchmarks in performance and capability. With two HDMI outputs capable of supporting up to 8K resolution, an HDMI input, a DP port, USB Type-C connectivity, and GPIO support, it’s a force to be reckoned with. Its impressive decoding and encoding capabilities bring unparalleled versatility, making it an indispensable asset for demanding applications. By pushing the boundaries of what was traditionally limited to x86 SOC devices, Geniatech’s new offering opens up exciting possibilities and expands the horizons of Edge Computing.

He is delighted to share that their customers have responded overwhelmingly positively to these new products. The feedback they have received thus far has been incredibly encouraging, validating their commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction.

While they regret not being able to delve deeper into the features and functionalities of these remarkable mini PCs today, he promise to keep you updated with comprehensive insights in the near future. The world of Edge Computing is rapidly evolving, and Geniatech remains at the forefront of this technological revolution.

Thank you for joining us on this brief journey into the world of Geniatech’s Edge Computing solutions. Stay tuned for more updates, detailed reviews, and demonstrations as they continue to shape the future of computing with their groundbreaking products.

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Shenzhen AV Display at Display Week 2023, Hover Touch, Rockchip, NXP Display Driver Boards, IoT

Posted by – June 5, 2023

Shenzhen AV Display as they showcase their cutting-edge products and solutions at Display Week 2023 Let’s dive right in Our host introduces herself as the representative from the sales department at Shenzhen AV Display. She takes us through their impressive range of integrated display solutions, highlighting how they provide a total package to their customers. From displays to PCBs, they offer a seamless system that caters to various needs.

One of the standout features of their product lineup is the ARM board, which serves as the driving force behind their displays. By utilizing Rockchip and NXP as their main solutions, they ensure optimal performance and functionality. The host proudly presents a series of displays, demonstrating their capabilities and versatility.

Among the showcased displays is an all-in-one machine, which boasts two unique functions. Firstly, it serves as an all-in-one solution, providing an immersive user experience. Additionally, it features touch-plus functionality, allowing users to interact with the display effortlessly. The host explains that one of the highlights of this display is its Corona feature, eliminating the need for touch input. Instead, a sensor located inside the display accurately detects user actions. This becomes particularly useful during situations like the ongoing pandemic, where maintaining cleanliness and avoiding contact are crucial.

Moving on, the host presents more display options, emphasizing that Shenzhen AV Display doesn’t just sell individual components; they provide complete solutions. Each display is carefully designed and accompanied by a touch interface, PCB, and even their own custom-designed main board.

The video continues to explore their range of products, with the host introducing another impressive solution powered by Rockchip. This particular display features the Android operating system and is tailored for IoT applications. The host also showcases their smart display module, which comes in a compact five-inch size. It’s fascinating to see how Shenzhen AV Display offers various sizes and customization options to meet the specific requirements of their clients.

To add a touch of uniqueness, the host unveils displays with special shapes, including pottery-type and landscape-type designs. These unconventional displays not only capture attention but also provide immersive visual experiences.

During the conversation, the host reveals that Shenzhen AV Display has been attending Display Week for several years, establishing strong partnerships with renowned panel manufacturers such as BOE, Innolux. This collaboration ensures that they have access to high-quality panels, guaranteeing superior performance and reliability in their products.

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Geniatech 2023 Office Tour, leading designer on Rockchip, NXP, Amlogic… Industrial IoT & Embedded

Posted by – May 22, 2023

Tour at Geniatech’s new office space in the Innovation Park in Shenzhen, China. (watch all my 39+ Geniatech videos from previous 10 years in this playlist: Geniatech’s Founder and General Manager Mr Fang, discusses the new, larger space, and the many new employees and products. The office is located near many big companies, including DJI, and offers a great view of the surrounding area. The video showcases the meeting and showroom areas, where customers can come to view products. The company’s focus is on Arm-based products, including Set-top-boxes, Industrial box PCs, tablet PCs, and TV tuners and now Productivity E-Note devices too. There are also accelerators and replacement boards on offer. The company has strong partnership over many years in the Industrial IoT & Embedded field. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Shenzhen, China, their long-term cooperation with SoC manufacturers such as RockChip, NXP, Amlogic, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Renesas, and SigmaStar allows them to provide innovative, flexibility, longevity, advanced solutions, including ARM-based development boards, touch panel PCs, mini-PCs, IoT gateways, E-ink notebooks, Android TV boxes, TV tuners and video capture devices, which they have provided to over 2,000 companies worldwide. Geniatech is specialized and focused on IoT solutions. The tour also covers new products, including notebooks with pencil capabilities, which are optimized and affordable for students and professionals alike. The company has offices in other locations, including Beijing and Hangzhou. The team works on shared projects and management software. The tour features also the internal HR meeting room.

Mr Fang takes us on a tour of their office and introduces us to the team. They start by showing us a beautiful view of the mountains outside the office window. Mr Fang then takes us to their room, which is large and shows us the view outside. We then see the meeting rooms, including the department for financial management, and the product management department, where they show us a Raspberry Pi form factor running Linux based on the Rockchip RK3588 providing a powerful alternative to the Raspberry Pi. They discuss the Linux support, graphics acceleration, and benchmarking of the product. The host talks about potential customers who might be interested in a Debian Rockchip laptop and mentions that it could be an alternative to the MacBook M1. They also talk about chip shortages and how Amlogic and Rockchip have enough supply. The host then discusses how they work with customers, even those outside of China, through project management teams and sharing code and documents. They even have a hotel near the office where customers can stay for up to weeks if they want to come on location accelerate the technical aspects of the partnership bringing the different engineering teams together. The host has been working in this industry for nine years and has the knowledge and experience to manage projects. They also discuss the growth of the industry in Shenzhen and how other cities in China are following Shenzhen’s example. Finally, we see a demonstration of Ubuntu running on top of Rockchip RK3568.

Sorry for the wobbly image, I somehow disabled by mistake the Dual IS 2 IBIS on my Panasonic G9 with 12-60 Leica lens, so I recorded this video without in-camera stabilization and I had to try to stabilize the footage by it zooming in a little bit into the video using the Davinci Resolve video editor.

Latest Epudo Tablets at HK fair: Sleek Design, Nano Molding Metal Case Technology, MediaTek, Unisoc

Posted by – May 13, 2023

Epudo is a prominent tablet manufacturing company that has been in business for over a decade. Based in DongGuan City, China, the company has established itself as a reliable provider of high-quality tablets for consumers across the world.

Recently, Epudo introduced their latest tablet model, and Jenny, a representative from the company, took to YouTube to showcase its features. The new tablet is a technological marvel that comes with a metal case made using Nano Molding technology, making it not only visually appealing but also durable.

The tablet comes in sizes ranging from 10.1 to 12.6 inches, making it suitable for a range of uses. It runs on the latest Android operating system and has both MediaTek and Unisoc CPUs, ensuring a smooth and seamless user experience. The tablet also has a poker pin, which makes it easy to connect to a keyboard and convert it into a laptop.

During the video, Jenny also shared that Epudo has sold millions of tablets in the 13 years that they have been in business. They have experience in creating tablets for different purposes, including models designed specifically for kids with fun animal shapes. These kid-friendly tablets are a private design of ePudo and feature animals such as deer, tiger, and dog, which kids will love.

Apart from the new model, Jenny also showcased several other tablets in various sizes and designs. This range of tablets provides customers with a range of options to choose from and caters to the needs of different consumers.

One of the most significant advantages of Epudo’s tablets is their pricing. The new 11-inch tablet model that Jenny showcased is priced much lower than an iPad, making it an affordable option for consumers. The exact pricing will depend on the quantity ordered, but it is safe to say that the tablets are priced competitively.

Overall, the video showcases Epudo’s commitment to creating high-quality, innovative, and affordable tablets. With their experience in the industry and range of products, customers can trust WePro to deliver tablets that meet their needs and exceed their expectations.

filmed at Hong Kong Sourcing Fair Mobile Electronics GlobalSources Spring 2023 in Hong Kong

Alldocube 13.3/14-inch laptop with Mediatek/Rockchip CPU options and competitive pricing

Posted by – April 24, 2023

Alldocube showcases a laptop with a 13.3 or 14-inch display, made by a factory that produces many laptops and tablets. The laptop can be configured with a Mediatek or Rockchip CPU, with options for 3, 5, or 6 cores, and the design is suitable for tablets, which the factory has been making for over 15 years. The price is competitive and customizable keyboards can be made for any country. The CPU is an Intel Celeron with a large memory. The host discusses the possibility of including a Rockchip CPU in the laptop, as seen in the colorful Rockchip world booth at the factory. The host visited the factory 10 years ago and notes how busy it has been in recent years.

filmed at Hong Kong Sourcing Fair Mobile Electronics GlobalSources Spring 2023 in Hong Kong

Rockchip Booth Tour at Hong Kong fair

Posted by – April 24, 2023

Here I walk around the Rockchip booth, as again they don’t have anyone who can speak on camera, but that’s ok, right 🙂 The Booth tour showcases various gadgets and devices powered by Rockchip processors, including 4K displays, servers, security cameras, drones, VR headsets, and more. They also demonstrate some unique features of these devices, such as eye protection algorithms and listening training machine. The video provides an overview of the range of products available from Rockchip and highlights their processing power and capabilities filmed at Hong Kong Sourcing Fair Mobile Electronics GlobalSources Spring 2023 in Hong Kong

Yuko Laptops, Vaccum cleaner and Large Touch screen display on Rockchip at HK fair

Posted by – April 23, 2023

Sunny from Yuko Technology Corporation, which is a professional manufacturer for electronic products in Shenzhen, China, for around 20 years here filmed at Hong Kong Sourcing Fair Mobile Electronics GlobalSources Spring 2023 in Hong Kong. They are launching a new screening smart screen which is using the rock chip CPU inside, and it’s an Android OS. It can be used to watch movies, finish online classes, enjoy cooking, and can be moved everywhere due to its supreme rotate option. It can be used at home, in offices, shopping malls, classrooms, and anywhere else. The device has a touch screen and is very practical due to its solid rim. The battery can provide five hours of use and is a good quality device. They are hoping to launch rock chip laptops in the future. They also present other devices such as a laptop with a full HD frame compatible with screens from 13 to 17 inches, and an input with Type C DisplayPort solution, and mini HDMI. Another device is a dual display with dual-touch and one-touch, presenting more documents. It has dual 18-inch screens and can be carried around. This device is suitable for designers, programmers, and financial people who need more screens. The company has a range of laptops of different designs, qualities, and prices, with the rugged design suitable for education. They sell around 50k to 100k laptops per month, and the factory has around 500 workers. The video also presents other devices, such as a vacuum cleaner that can clean every floor and a wireless charging display.

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Phonemax P10 rugged 5G smartphone, MediaTek Dimensity 700, 12,000mAh battery, waterproof, shockproof

Posted by – April 23, 2023

Summer from Phonemax, a professional manufacturer of rugged smartphones and tablets, introduces their latest 5G model, the P10 at Hong Kong Sourcing Fair Mobile Electronics GlobalSources Spring 2023 in Hong Kong. It comes with a MediaTek Dimensity 700 CPU, 12GB RAM, and 256GB internal memory, along with a 6.7-inch full HD display and a 12,000mAh battery. The phone is also waterproof, shockproof, and has four cameras, including a 48-megapixel main camera. The Android version is the latest Android 12, and the chipset solution is MediaTek Dimensity. Phonemax is looking for distributors worldwide and welcomes inquiries from India and Indonesia. The company also offers affordable entry-level models starting at $79 with a 4GB RAM and 64GB storage capacity. In addition to rugged smartphones and tablets, Phone MAX also offers regular phones and a 12.6-inch Windows tablet running on an Intel CPU. The tablet comes with a special charging dock, and the company is compatible with other docks.

Nuvoton Booth Tour, NuMicro MA35D1 Arm Cortex-A35 with Arm Cortex-M4 at Embedded World 2023 #ew23

Posted by – March 31, 2023

Nuvoton Technology Corporation, a leading microcontroller platform provider, will showcase important products at the Embedded World 2023 show in Nuremberg Germany: the new MA35D1 processor for object detection on edge computing and a series of automotive/industrial battery monitoring ICs that enhance battery durability, safety, performance, and sustainability.

NuMicro MA35D1 series is a heterogeneous multi-core microprocessor targeted to high-end edge IIoT gateway. It is based on dual 64-bit Arm Cortex-A35 cores with speed up to 1 GHz, and one 180 MHz Arm Cortex-M4 core. Based on the high-performance cores, the MA35D1 series facilitates the tiny AI/ML for edge computing.

The video on YouTube is about a demonstration of sensors that are designed to detect driver status and emergency situations. These sensors are manufactured by a semiconductor company that provides image sensors for various markets, such as the automotive market. The demonstration includes a 3D tof camera that can detect the direction of a driver’s face and eyes, the distance of objects, and the state of the driver. The camera has image Tif sensors and four light sources. Another example is a camera designed for autonomous applications that detect obstacles, such as autonomous vacuum cleaners and tractors. The camera has a range of up to 50 meters. The video also introduces a new product, a microcontroller, and a new technology in battery management and deterioration diagnosis. The battery monitoring chips come in two types: one for industrial use and one for automotive use. The chips can measure the health of a battery, its range, and its cycle. The technology used for monitoring battery health is called electrochemical impotence spectroscopy. It can help determine the state of the battery’s health by analyzing the signals it generates. (chatgpt generated this paragraph based on auto subtitle)

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Rockchip Booth Tour at Embedded World 2023 #ew23

Posted by – March 29, 2023

Here I show around the Rockchip booth at Embedded World 2023 in Nuremberg Germany, I do my best to try to show some of the boards that they have on their walls at the exhibit, I wasn’t able to interview any representatives from Rockchip during the event.

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Welcome to the Rockchip Booth at Embedded World 2023 where they are showcasing their latest products. One of the featured products is the RK3308 development board, which has multiple 8K outputs, four HDMI ports, USB 3, and two Ethernet ports. The board is powered by the RK3588 chip, which is four times faster and eight times better in terms of performance than the RK3399. It can support up to 32 gigabytes of RAM and has six tops AR acceleration. Other products on display include the RK3588S friendly elec board, the RK3588S orange pi board, and the RK3588 register board. There are also products from Chinese partners, such as Pine64 with the RK3566 chip. Additionally, there are a lot of connectors, adapters, and other accessories on display. Thank you for watching and exploring the Ratchet Booth at Embedded World.
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Geniatech XPI Raspberry Pi alternatives on Rockchip RK3566, i.MX8M Mini, Amlogic S905X,SOM at #ew23

Posted by – March 18, 2023

Geniatech shows their Alternative to Raspberry Pi, Odroid… at Embedded World 2023 in Nuremberg Germany Need something a little different Raspberry? Geniatech XPI series single board computers are the best Raspberry Pi alternatives for high performance and low power projects, use the form factor of Raspberry Pi, offer optional Industry-grade SoCs, which are designed for companies developing commercial products with extra features to meet various industrial needs, such as an extended temperatures, longevity support 5-7 years and so on. They also offer professional dev support & engineering services. Read more at

Geniatech also shows their latest SOM modules which you can read more about here

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Diamond Systems Osbourne carrier board for NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin high-performance GPU module #ew23

Posted by – March 18, 2023

Osbourne is a versatile carrier board for the NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin high-performance GPU module. It provides access to all I/O features of the Orin module and includes numerous sockets for I/O expansion. Osbourne has been designed to be used in almost any application ranging from commercial to industrial to airborne to rugged military use.

Key highlights of Osbourne include:

Industry-standard camera adapter socket for use with a wide range of CSI, GMSL, and other cameras
10Gb Ethernet + 1GB Ethernet ports
Wide temperature operation – matching the range of the Orin module
Dual minicard sockets with PCIe and USB interfaces
Dual M.2 sockets for flash memory (M key 2242/2280) and network connectivity (E key 2230)
I/O concentrator connector enables use with standard and custom I/O breakout boards
Osbourne is available as a carrier board alone or with an Orin module and fan sink installed and ready for use. A Linux OS based on Nvidia L4T and customized to support all I/O on Osbourne is available for free download.

Flexible I/O Connector Design
All I/O on Osbourne is accessed through a single high-speed, high-density connector along the board edge. This decouples the board design from any specific I/O connector arrangement and frees you to select whatever I/O connector scheme you want. Standard connector boards are available for typical use cases, including a panel-mount connector board for installation in an enclosure and a breakout board for use with cables.

OSBOURNE: Nvidia Solutions, NVIDIA Jetson Embedded Computing Solutions, NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin

Panel I/O Board
The Panel I/O board provides the ability to install Osbourne directly into an enclosure without the use of cables. All I/O is provided on a series of commercial-style connectors designed to be mounted in an enclosure front panel.

OSBOURNE: Nvidia Solutions, NVIDIA Jetson Embedded Computing Solutions, NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin
Panel I/O boards can also be designed with right-angle orientation. Below is an example of a connector board with MIL-DTL-38999 connectors for a rugged system using Orin.

OSBOURNE: Nvidia Solutions, NVIDIA Jetson Embedded Computing Solutions, NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin
Front view, panel I/O board with MIL-DTL-38999 connectors

I/O Expansion
Jasper includes dual PCIe minicard sockets with both PCIe and USB interfaces, supporting a wide range of I/O and communications/networking modules from Diamond as well as third party vendors. It includes an M.2 E key socket for installation of WiFi and other networking modules. Also a PCIe slot connector enables attachment of standard desktop-style PCIe slot I/O boards with PCIe x8 / x4 / x1 connection.

Mass storage is provided with an M.2 2242/2280 NVME socket and a Micro-SD card socket.

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TCL RayNeo X2 microLED AR smart glass with Qualcomm XR2, binocular, TCL NXTWEAR S with TCL AR app

Posted by – March 9, 2023

At Mobile World Congress 2023 #mwc23 TCL shows their newest microLED smart glasses, the NXTWEAR S with TCL AR app and lenses to immersive experience, TCL NXTWEAR S XR smart glasses offers an expansive viewing environment, equivalent to watching a 130-inch screen four meters away, with dual 1080p Micro OLED displays that provide a private, high-quality screening space. The sharp FHD image is paired with crisp, optimized audio that can be enjoyed through dual speakers or by connecting headphones, with a unique “whisper mode” harnessing advanced acoustic phase cancellation technique to prevent sound leakage, perfect for turning lunch breaks, the daily commute or a long haul flight into an immersive adventure.

NXTWEAR S is designed with comfort, ease of use and style in mind. Weighing around 82g [1]and featuring adjustable nose pads and magnetic pogo-pin connector, the glasses free users’ hands, making journeys more comfortable.

TCL NXTWEAR S is compatible with over 100 Android and Windows devices that support DP with a USB-C port. iOS devices are compatible with an adapter. The TCL NXTWEAR S is available now in select markets worldwide.

The next generation TCL RayNeo X2 were also shown with Binocular microLED for Augmented Reality use cases, ultra thin, light and compact, TCL RayNeo X2 is True AR glasses in a regular eyeglasses design. Equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 Platform, NayNeo X2 AR glasses can be used for a wide range of applications, including gaming, education, training, entertainment, and more.

Micro-LED Optical Waveguide Technology
Optical waveguide Micro-LED technology, recognized by the industry as the best optical waveguide solution. Higher contrast ratio for better display effect. Upgrade eye-catching brightness, which can meet the needs of indoor and outdoor use at the same time.

Binocular Full-color Display
Binocular full-color display, the first in the industry to achieve binocular full-color on the optical waveguide + Micro LED solution.
Better Performance with Qualcomm
Snapdragon XR2
Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 – the world’s first 5G XR chip. It achieves2 timesCPU and GPU performance improvement,4 timesvideo bandwidth improvement,6 timesresolution improvement and11 timesAI performance improvement. The overall system delay has reduced to achieve better AR experience.

Longer Battery Life
With our built in 590 mAh battery, RayNeo X2 AR Glasses achieves about 3 hours of continuous use battery life.


Rockchip RK3588 Debian Laptop, Smart AR Glass, Industrial PC at Mobile World Congress 2013 #mwc23

Posted by – March 9, 2023

Rockchip shows their new amazing RK3588 Debian Laptop prototype! As well as Smart Glasses for AR, Industrial PC and more. The RK3588S is the more basic version without the HDMI input. The RK3588 comes with a 6Tops AI Neural Networking accelerator, with Quad Arm Cortex-A76 and Quad Arm Cortex-A55 for a 4 times performance improvement over their extremely successful previous generation RK3399, with a 8 times more powerful Arm Mali-G610 GPU compared with RK3399. It can support 32GB RAM, faster SSD, 8K60 decode, 4K60 capture/encode, WiFi6, many display outputs at the same time. And hopefully Rockchip will again provide 5-10 year long term support and they will hopefully upstream as much excellent Android/Linux support for it as possible! This video was a part of my #mwc23 Livestream day 4

Tecno Phantom V Fold, Mediatek Dimensity 9000+, sub-$1000 (INR 79,999) to be launched first in India

Posted by – March 8, 2023

Tecno Phantom V Fold is their first foldable phone, with no gap when folded, using a different water drop structure. Using the Mediatek Dimensity 9000+ high performance cpu, good triple cameras, 5000mAh battery, 2000 x 2296 Pixels (~ 388 Pixels per inch) when unfolded, 6.42″ LTPO AMOLED of 1080x2550px resolution at 120Hz when folded. Their custom version of Android has foldable display UI features such as 4 simultaneous apps opened side by side. Driving mode with UI features around the map.

TECNO is an innovative technology brand with operations in over 70 countries and regions across five continents. Since its launch, TECNO has been revolutionizing the digital experience in global frontier markets, relentlessly pushing for the perfect integration of modern stylish and aesthetic design with the latest technologies. Today, TECNO has developed into a recognized leader in building a digitally connected smart lifestyle for consumers, delivering state-of-the-art innovations through a wide range of smartphones, smart wearables, laptops and tablets, HiOS operating systems and smart home products.
Guided by its brand essence of “Stop At Nothing”, TECNO is committed to unlocking the best and newest technologies for forward-looking individuals, inspiring consumers worldwide to never stop pursuing their best selves and their best futures by creating stylish, intelligent products.
For more information, please visit TECNO’s official site:

MediaTek Booth Tour, Dimensity 9200, Satellite Communications and more at MWC 2023 #mwc23

Posted by – March 1, 2023

MediaTek Incorporated (TWSE: 2454) is a global fabless semiconductor company that enables nearly 2 billion connected devices a year. We are a market leader in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile device, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Our dedication to innovation has positioned us as a driving market force in several key technology areas, including highly power-efficient mobile technologies, automotive solutions and a broad range of advanced multimedia products such as smartphones, tablets, digital televisions, 5G, Voice Assistant Devices (VAD) and wearables. MediaTek empowers and inspires people to expand their horizons and achieve their goals through smart technology, more easily and efficiently than ever before. We work with the brands you love to make great technology accessible to everyone, and it drives everything we do. This was part of my MWC 2023 day 2 livestream here