On the Beam 2

While we announced this design win on last weeks earnings call, today we issued a press release on the ArcticLink III BX‘s inclusion in the Samsung Beam 2 pico projector-enabled smartphone. As many of our avid readers know, we’ve long-touted that smartphone processors generally don’t have the ability to support multiple display paths.   As most […]

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From the “Request Line”, a Q&A on QuickLogic Device Voltages

Hello to our readers.  Hopefully you survived Black Friday with life and limbs intact, and thanks for visiting amongst the frantic Amazon.com Cyber Monday discount shopping (here’s a couple of gift idea: the VEE-enabled Galaxy Tab 3.0 or the iPico projector for iPhone). Through the ‘submit a question’ link to the right, we received a […]

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Confirming What We Spoke About on the Earnings Call…

A simple, to-the-point update today: for those of you who haven’t seen it, we’ve formally announced both the Samsung and Waterworld designs that we alluded to on our Q2 2013 earnings call.   While not news to most, these designs represent an increasing acceptance and desire for our ArcticLink III CSSP products in both the OEM […]

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What is the CUB?

Talking about our press announcement today of our new CUB system reference design… The CUB Mother Board The CUB, as the announcement and information page attest to, is a series of boards designed specifically to speed the integration, test, and calibration of ArcticLink III VX devices into a customers system.  Essentially, the CUB is a series […]

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Supporting On-board and External Displays in a One Output World, Part II (QuickLogic Strikes Back)

In a blog not too long ago, I spoke in detail on our new VX6BxG variants of the ArcticLink III family, which support an MIPI input to LVDS and RGB output architecture.   This product is targeted primarily at tablets with a need for a secondary video output, most often used for MHL or HDMI purposes.   […]

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On the ArcticLink III for Cameras…

Today’s blog deals with an adjacent market for the ArcticLink III (AL III), digital cameras, and specifically the embedded display. As I start, I should be clear and say that we are not talking about putting VEE and DPO into the image capture (camera) path.   As many of you know, we license the core of […]

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On Moving the BX to a VX

A question was asked yesterday about the scope of work/complexity of a customer moving from an ArcticLink III BX design to an ArcticLink III VX design.  This chart provides an easy primer (click to embiggen) As you can see, the scope of work is not great.  The pinouts are identical, meaning there are no (read: […]

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On the BX….

As Andy Pease mentioned in our Q3 2012 earnings call just now, QuickLogic has formally announced the ArcticLink III BX family of devices for display bridging applications. As a bit of background, which is familiar to those who attended the call, a customer decision to use a display bridge device is made very early in […]

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