Clarifying the V2 News…

Hello, A long-time QuickLogic follower  posted the following question to the blog today: Hi Paul: There’s some PR floating around the internet regarding a new Saygus V2 Android based Smartphone that has won a prestigious CES innovation award. My question is regarding it’s reported use of an ArcticLink III from QuickLogic as a co-processor that […]

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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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The Inner Workings of a Digital Still Camera

A question from our “Submit a Question” section here on HotSpots: For the last three earnings calls, Andy has commented on the progress of a design win for the camera market. How does the display path of a high resolution camera differ from a smartphone with a camera? What is it exactly that needs to […]

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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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Supporting On-board and External Displays in a One Output World

With the recent rise of popularity of adding MHL or HDMI interfaces to tablets, already-overburdened system designs now face another challenge—how to integrate a secondary video output into a system designed to support only the on-board display? This is a huge challenge, primarily so based on (1) the number of concurrent outputs that CPU’s generally […]

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