Category Archives: wearables

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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MediaTek’s next 10 years’ strategy for devices, wearables and IoT

After what happened last year with MediaTek is repositioning itself with the new MT6732 and MT6752 SoCs for the “super-mid market” just being born, plus new wearable technologies for wPANs and IoT are added for the new premium MT6595 SoC [this same blog, … Continue reading

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The new Apple Watch pro and con

Watching all the videos* below the only conclusion could be that Apple did his best to achieve a new state-of-the-art, so now the final judgement is for the customers whether this device will be as revolutionary as its predecessors, the … Continue reading

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E-Ink Innovations and new commercial products at IFA 2014

E-Ink Innovations @ IFA 2014 [lesen.net YouTube channel, Sept 5, 2014] http://www.lesen.net New commercial products: Sony Alcatel E-Ink Cover [SmartCover] –> E-Card (or TCL Phone Cover) 1. Sony Sony expands SmartWear Experience range with two new additions for Lifelog – … Continue reading

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Imagination’s MIPS based wearable and IoT ecosystem is the alternative

… the technological alternative relative to what is given in the Wearables Trend and Supply Chain, Samsung Gear Fit as the state-of-the-art wristband wearable, i.e. the hybrid of a smartwatch and a fitness band, as a demonstration [‘Experiencing the Cloud’, … Continue reading

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Wearables Trend and Supply Chain, Samsung Gear Fit as the state-of-the-art wristband wearable, i.e. the hybrid of a smartwatch and a fitness band, as a demonstration

The April commercial availability of the innovative Gear Fit solution prompted me to a thorough investigation of the wearable phenomenon in general and Gear Fit in particular. This is also a follow-up to my earlier Companion Device Computing as envisaged … Continue reading

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