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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Ask the CEO Q1 2012, Asked and Answered

Hello, and thanks for all the questions to our regular ‘Ask the CEO’ blog.  Now, onto the answers… Q: Is MHL in QuickLogic’s product plans, as it appears to be the only standard not supported by QuickLogic today?  (shortened for brevity) A: MHL is an impressive technology as it allows HDMI audio and video over […]

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On BCC…

Sorry for being late with this blog, especially for those interested and keeping track… We announced BCC, or Background Color Compensator, last week.  This technology enables OEMs of pico projectors to design in an automatic compensation for other-than-white backgrounds. So the obvious question is: “Is this important?”  We believe so, and here’s why: Standard projectors […]

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How VEE Affects the Effective Lumens on Pico Projectors

Many people have asked us how exactly VEE works on Pico Projectors.  A little more information is contained in the video below, also available on our YouTube channel. The shortened version: Brightness does not necessarily equal viewability Increased projector lumens means more power consumption, and in most cases a larger, more costly subsystem VEE uses […]

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Video Usage on Tablets, and a Few Other Data Points…

http://techcrunch.com/2011/11/12/people-now-watch-videos-nearly-30-percent-longer-on-tablets-than-desktops/ The story above isn’t anything new…at almost 3 months old, it’s dinosaur-esq in the consumer market.  However, it does illustrate the use case of video’s on tablets, which by extension can be extrapolated to increase the need for technologies like VEE HD+ and DPO HD+. There are also a lot of interesting statistics about […]

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Packing for C.E.S.

As today’s press release alluded to, we’ll again be at CES this year.    As it mentioned, we’ll be demonstrating a few things VEE-related, as well as a good amount of connectivity-related items, including 3G datacards and CX reference designs (namely our Jupiter boards).  There may even be something on pico’s… For those who are going […]

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One More For the Road…

…so I may have been a bit premature when I said it was the last blog of 2011 in my last entry… Before the break, I wanted to quickly give our readers a summarized list of questions we’ve gotten regarding the ArcticLink III VX in the last month or so of press and investor interviews.    […]

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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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