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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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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Ask the CEO, Questions Answered

Hello, and welcome to the first of hopefully many ‘Ask the CEO’ sessions here on QuickLogic’s HotSpots Blog.  I appreciate the time that our readers took to send in questions, and hope that you find this exercise worthwhile.  Now, to the questions: Q: How do we know VEE/DPO is used in a Phone/Tablet?  Is there […]

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QuickLogic’s MDDO

Greetings! The latest QuickLogic press release detailing our new MDDO (Mobile Device Display Optimizer) software for Android just crossed the wire.   I wanted to take a couple of seconds to explain what MDDO does in a little more detail. A bit of background: the Android mobile OS communicates with on-board devices (Bluetooth, displays, cameras, etc…) in standard […]

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As CES Approaches…

For most, the new year brings promises of (rarely-kept) resolutions and hangovers.  For us folks in the consumer electronics industry, it means we need to start packing our bags for the annual trek to Las Vegas for the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show.   This year being no exception, the usual gang from QuickLogic will be at […]

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We’re Not the Only Ones

QuickLogic continues to evangelize our VEE technology for display restoration and enhancement, particularly in less-than-optimum viewing conditions like direct sunlight.  Followers of QuickLogic, readers of quicklogic.com, and listeners of our investor calls can all attest to this. It’s nice to know we are not the only ones doing this. http://www.oled-display.net/super-amoled-vs-amoled-vs-lcd-in-direct-sunlight http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIrvamOXqxs http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/features/item/Sun_sun_sun_And_I_cant_see_a_thing_on_my_phone.php Additionally, the recently-announced Google […]

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Welcome to QuickLogic HotSpot

Whether you arrived here because of today’s press release, from links on our corporate site (http://www.quicklogic.com), or other ways, we’re happy to host you.  As you can see, we’ve been up and running for a few weeks now, with blogs from our Marketing and Executive staffs.   We’ve addressed some VEE-related items, as well as our […]

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Reactions from a New iPad Owner

Like 5M or so of my fellow technophiles (that number is certainly up for debate—see http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/10/05/how-many-ipads-has-apple-really-sold/), I recently purchased an iPad. The next day, I began what ended up being a 16 day trip throughout Korea, where I put the iPad through its paces. A disclaimer: I estimate I used the iPad probably 25% of […]

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