Category Archives: embedded computing

What is behind the ARM Holding’s acquisition by SoftBank Group?

The quick answer is that “ARM is the driver of the IoT era” when every thing is interconnected. Another reason is that they have been steadily working in an early investment mode from very beginning, and quite successfully. SoftBank CEO and … Continue reading

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Embedded Android — A VIA Technologies Strategic Direction in addition to its earlier joint CPU venture with the Shanghai government

– Nov 12, 2012 – July 11, 2014: Can VIA Technologies save the mobile computing future of the x86 (x64) legacy platform? for preliminary reading on this blog – October 8, 2014: Coming very soon from Centaur Technology: A Leap Ahead in Chip Design as a … Continue reading

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With DragonBoard™ 410c Qualcomm is pioneering the high performance, 64-bit capable, low cost ARM based platform market for communities of embedded developers, educators, makers et al.

This is Qualcomm’s first initiative to target the communities. Since the company’s Snapdragon 410 SoC had already been designed into no less than 291 smartphones available on the market community members are assured of getting their costs incredibly low. In … Continue reading

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Intel’s new era of integrated computing: Look inside, looking ahead by Renee James, President

Intel App Show for Developers – IDF 2013 Day 1 Keynote Review [intelswnetwork YouTube channel, published on Oct 2, 2013] Bob and Eric Mantion [Capt Geek] breakdown IDF13’s day one keynote and discuss why they believe this could be the … Continue reading

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Upcoming H2CY13 revitalization of E Ink Holdings’ business by greater cost effectiveness and next-gen EPD technology for the traditional e-book reader market (remaining flat), exiting the commodity LCD market, and addition of new applications for digital magazines, smart watches, handset covers and luggage tags

$66 6″ front-lit E Ink e-readers from Jawei [Charbax YouTube channel, May 26, 2013] Jawei shows their latest range of E Ink based e-readers, starting at $40 for a 4.3″ E Ink e-reader without touch, $66 for 6″ without touch, … Continue reading

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Windows Embedded is an enterprise business now, like the whole Windows business, with Handheld and Compact versions to lead in the overall Internet of Things market as well

OR Windows Embedded: Recommitting to x86 across all of the edge devices of the future intelligent systems of enterprise customers and consumers while pushing ARM along its current positions in mobile and real-time, which is essentially corresponding to the Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Future Vision: Live, Work, Play [March 1, 2013]

http://aka.ms/envision – Technology could transform our life at work, on the go, and at home. This is a snapshot of what the future will look like five to ten years from now. In the years ahead, technology will amplify our … Continue reading

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