On the 13 Variants of the ArcticLink III VX…

The question arose today of alternative input/output architectures the ArcticLink III VX that aren’t explicitly listed. First, let’s start by listing the 13 variants Click the chart to embiggen I should also note that the interfaces which the customer requires are determined by their choice of processor and display–while we’ve address this ad nauseum before, […]

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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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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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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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Introducing the ArcticLink III VX…

For those who haven’t seen today’s release, we did in announce (a couple of days ahead of expectations) QuickLogic’s newest product family, the ArcticLink III VX, featuring VEE HD+ and DPO HD+ in interface bridging, interface pass-through, and interface duplication and bridging options.  This product family targets smartphones, tablets, and embedded pico projector applications. In […]

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Ask the CEO Late Summer 2011, Questions Answered

Hello everyone, and thanks for the submissions.  Onto the answers… 1)      Recently there has been some discussion about China’s own mobile devices that will be at lower price points and the idea is there may be a significant ramp in devices sold.  Soon it will be a year since QUIK’s item related to China…http://www.quicklogic.com/quicklogic-expands-presence-in-asia-to-meet-increasing-demand-for-cssps/ Can […]

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Mobile Video on Smartphones

A quick link today here at QuickLogic Hotspots: http://www.comscoredatamine.com/2011/08/whos-watching-video-on-their-mobile/ One thing about the study I find very interesting the demographics.   Mobile video is something that is relatively new to most people in the US (where the study is focused).   Normally, for a new, tech-based application, most would assume that the younger generation become the early […]

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Digitimes Technical Forum Presentation

Hello readers, As the release on our website says, I’ll be presenting next week at the DigiTimes Technical Forum in Taipei.  I’ll be talking VEE and DPO, in particularly around how VEE and DPO solves the system designer’s issue with balancing viewability and power savings.  There will also be a bit more on DPO 2.0 […]

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As Promised…

As I alluded to at the end of my last blog, today we announced our DPO 2.0 technology; I wasn’t kidding when I said ‘VERY’ soon. So, rather than waste a bunch of space with my often over-loquacious prose, I’ll go right to a FAQ-style blog… Q: What makes DPO 2.0 different from DPO 1.0? […]

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