Sitara Supports Android

Greetings! We announced today that our first Catalog CSSP, the CAM I/F device designed around Texas Instruments Sitara Am335X processor, has widened its OS support to now include Android 4.1.2.   Formerly running exclusively in Linux, this new support opens QuickLogic’s ability to support customers of Sitara who have chosen to move into the Android operating […]

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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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On the URBANO PROGRESSO…

The hot news at QuickLogic today is the announcement of our new production smartphone, the Kyocera “URBANO PROGRESSO”.  As our press release mentioned, the URBANO PROGRESSO uses a QuickLogic ArcticLink II VX4 device, featuring an MDDI Type II to RGB bridge, as well as VEE and DPO.   Key to note here is that VEE and […]

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I am the Myth-Debunker

I’ve spent the better part of the last 12 years in the imaging and display world.  In that whole time, one thing that is constantly misunderstood and debated is how exactly to measure quality of cameras and displays, and further how to cut through marketing-speak. Myth 1: “HD-quality” “HD-Quality” is a marketing tool, plain and […]

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For Those Who Have Yet to Handle a Pantech Phone…

Our web Jedi/graphics guru Kazu has published a new video blog talking about the Smart Eco radio button on the Pantech tablet phone, showing how VEE and DPO can be implemented. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9W0E4qBUbw&hd=1 Continued apologies for the narrator. […]

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The Curtain Lifts…

QuickLogic today announced that the good folks at Pantech are the first OEM to bring VEE and DPO to a smartphone in their ‘Tablet Phone’ (AKA Vega 5) product. As you might expect, we have had access to the phone during the development process, and I have to commend Pantech on the end product.    Although […]

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What Does Android 3.0 Support Do for QuickLogic?

As always, thanks for visiting us at QuickLogic HotSpots.  The steadily growing traffic we see is very encouraging, and we hope you find this useful.   Now onto business… Following up today’s press release on Android 3.0 support… The jump from Android 2.3 (or 2.2, as my phone stubbornly refuses to relinquish–here’s looking at you, AT&T!) […]

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A New QuickLogic-Authored Article

From Communications Components Magazine’s (Taiwan) special June issue on mobile phone components, I bring you “QuickLogic’s Visual Enhancement and Display Power Savings CSSP Chips Integrated into a Mobile Device”. A link to the original simplified-Chinese text is up at http://www.quicklogic.com/in-the-news/, or you can access the file directly at http://www.quicklogic.com/assets/press/CCM-Article.pdf While this article is perhaps more […]

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How to Mute CNBC and Play a Movie at the Same Time…

Brian, one of our frequent readers and commentors here on QuickLogic’s HotSpots inquired on my last blog with the question below: The RGB-split accepts one incoming signal and splits the signal between to two displays (i.e. one image spread over two displays). Down the road do you envision an RGB-split capability (or a market need) […]

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I want an Ice Cream Sandwich

The big news spreading around the techie blogosphere this week is Google announcement of Android 3.1, dubbed ‘Ice Cream Sandwich.’  While undoubtedly an expected boom for local purveyor of all things cold and yummy IT’S IT, the main benefit of Ice Cream Sandwich is that it promises to combine mobile phone and tablet OS architectures.   […]

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