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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CES 2013 Press

Following up on our CES 2013 show coverage, here is an embed of an interview with QuickLogic and EngineeringTV, hosted by Joe Desposito, editor-in-chief of Electronic Design. The original video can be found at http://www.engineeringtv.com/video/Quicklogics-Visual-Enhancement It was my pleasure speaking with Joe about VEE, DPO, and the ArcticLink III VX.     […]

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Presentation from the FPD Forum

As promised, here is the presentation given at today’s FPD Forum in Taipei, Taiwan by our own Edward Lien.   As you can see, the presentation centered about QuickLogic’s ArcticLink III VX CSSP, and how VEE‘s display viewability and DPO‘s system power savings can benefit designers and OEM’s of smartphones and tablets. Happy to answer any […]

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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 ArcticLink III for Cameras…

Today’s blog deals with an adjacent market for the ArcticLink III (AL III), digital cameras, and specifically the embedded display. As I start, I should be clear and say that we are not talking about putting VEE and DPO into the image capture (camera) path.   As many of you know, we license the core of […]

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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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VEE, Contrast Ratio, and Reflections…

We’ve preached ad nauseum here on QuickLogic HotSpot about VEE and its ability to increase viewability on displays.   We’ve showed pictures and videos, and many of our faithful readers have been able to experience VEE in person on various production smartphones/tablets/pico projectors or on our demo systems.  Viewing is easy to prove…but how about quantifying […]

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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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VEE on Higher Lumen Projectors

While the PoP Video is proof-positive that VEE can enhance the viewing experience of a lower-lumen projector, many people have asked what VEE can do for higher lumen systems.    To answer this, we sent a prototype 50 lumen projector (from an ODM partner) to PicoPros.com and let them test it.  The link below, as well […]

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