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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Smartphone ‘Injustices’

www.gadgetbox.msnbc.msn.com/technology/technolog/7-worst-smartphone-injustices-how-fight-them-523772 Read this article yesterday, and was pleasantly surprised to see battery life as the top ‘injustice’ of smartphones. Now, ‘injustice’ is a very strong word, but I do agree with the authors assertion that battery life is horrible on smartphones However, are removable batteries the way to fight that?  Let’s get real—how many of […]

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Size Matters: How We Shrunk the ArcticLink III VX

As the final blog before we (OK, I) settle down for a long winters nap, I wanted to mention a few items about the size of the ArcticLink III VX device. Yes, we’ve shrunk the device 44% from 6 x 6 mm to 4.5 x 4.5 mm.  This is true for all 13 variants of […]

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Pico’s: Why Our Dual Output ArcticLink III VX6 Matters

Whether in our earnings calls, or here on HotSpots, we’ve talked a lot about pico projectors in the last few months. Well…as much as we’ve only recently externally talked about them, they’ve been a hot topic internally here for quite some time.  So much so, in fact, that we dedicated 2 of the 13 devices […]

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VEE and DPO HD+; What’s Different and Improved

We’ve spent a lot of time in the past couple of days talking about generational improvements and interfaces, but the main selling features of the ArcticLink III VX will remain our Visual Enhancement Engine High Definition Plus (VEE HD+) and Display Power Optimizer High Definition Plus (DPO HD+). Those familiar with our products know the […]

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Display Interfaces; What’s Popular Where, and Why We Chose What We Chose

Hopefully our readers have had a chance to digest everything so far on the ArcticLink III VX.  We’re going to do our best to continue to bring you information as we approach the end of the year. Today’s subject is interfaces, and why we chose what we chose. According to our internal market research and […]

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QuickLogic Generations; How the ArcticLink III VX Compares and Contrasts to the ArcticLink II VX

For those who are avid readers of the QuickLogic HotSpots, the ArcticLink II VX (ALII) is a very familiar topic.  As the primary vehicle for our VEE and DPO technologies, the ALII has been used by OEMs such as Pantech, BenQ, Kyocera, and others. But, like all things aimed at consumer technology, it must evolve, […]

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Presentation from FPD

If you are unable to make it, you are welcomed to view the PDF version of today’s FPD Technology and Application Forum presentation here. A video of the actual presentation should be available in a few short weeks. Look for new blogs on the ArcticLink III VX starting tomorrow […]

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So, Is the ArcticLink III VX Really a CSSP?

One of the questions I’ve been asked consistently since our first ArcticLink III VX press meeting is “is this really a CSSP?  Isn’t it more of an ASSP?” In summary: Yes, this is a CSSP.  Here’s why: Obviously there is no fabric on this chip.  This certainly makes the silicon appear to be closer to […]

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