Driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The first industrial revolution started in roughly the middle of the 18th century and ran for about a hundred years. The key elements of that revolution were the transition from hand-made to machine-crafted goods (especially textiles) and water and later steam-powered machinery. The second industrial revolution started around the mid-1800s and lasted into the first […]

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Convergence of Voice Control and the One-Watt Initiative Driving Unique Requirements in Smart TVs and Home Appliances

The primary application for QuickLogic’s EOS S3 Ultra-Low Power Voice and Sensor Platform is mobile, battery-powered devices that require both always-on wake word detection and extended battery life. As recently as a year ago, if anyone told me there would be a compelling use-case for wall powered devices I wouldn’t have believed it, or at […]

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Why Enhanced Gesture Detection is a Big Deal for Wearables

According to a May, 2015 IHS iSuppli market research report, smart watches, activity trackers, fitness/sports monitors, and Bluetooth® headsets will total more than 150 million units by 2018. OEMs building these wearable devices know that their customers have the same basic desires: intuitive interactivity, high reliability, long battery life, and fashionable stylishness. Choosing the right […]

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And Because SenseMe Isn’t Just for Fitness….

A few days ago, we released a video of some of the fitness use cases that SenseMe™ can enable.  While fitness is definitely one the leading (if not the leading) use cases for today’s wearables, we’d be neglectful in not talking about what else SenseMe offers.  So, another video…   SenseMe is ever-evolving.   Our algorithms […]

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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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JRC PHS Phone Added to Our OEM Gallery

Today we announced the latest in a series of connectivity designs, the JRC PHS phone.  This phone uses our PolarPro II CSSP device, running a number of technologies including Inter-Processor Communications.   An image of the phone appears here… …as well as in our OEM gallery that some of you may have not seen.  The phone is […]

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5 Things for Mid-February

(1) Mobile World Congress is right around the corner…let us know if you’re going to be there! (2) With the incredible amount of sensor applications being discussed (for instance, these, this one, and these), it’s obvious that the algorithm requirements are going to continue to grow and diversify.  Given that, the idea of an ASIC-based […]

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