In the Age of Standardization, How Can a Tablet Be Different?

In Goldman Sachs’ recent market release “The disruptive nature of tablet computing: A comprehensive analysis of the winners and losers in global TMT and Retail” (April 18, 2011), they very rightly point out the lack of differentiation amongst non-iPad tablets.    Specifically, they claim “We see very little differentiation between the hardware specifications of non-Apple […]

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The Future of Mobile – Observations from Mobile World Congress

Once a year, tens of thousands in the mobile industry descend upon the charming city of Barcelona, Spain.  Not for the paella on Las Ramblas, nor to see the psychedelic architecture of the famous artist Gaudi, nor to escape our colder climates for the temperate shores of the Mediterranean.  No – we head to Barcelona […]

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Honeycomb Cometh…

Google’s demonstration last week of its Android 3.0 OS (Honeycomb, for those ‘in the know’) has been widely hailed as the first real shot across the massive battleship that is iPad/iOS.  Naval references aside, the combination of support for larger display sizes along with graphics and interfaces designed specifically for those larger displays is exactly […]

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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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Android Auto-Brightness: How to Improve this Typically Poorly Implemented, But Important Feature

Recently, a very good article by Dr. Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate Technologies caught our attention.  Being in the display optimization business with our VEE technology in QuickLogic CSSPs, we investigated the claims of Dr. Soneira, and fully agree with him.  To further the point, QuickLogic has recently released an NDA-only white paper on the Auto Brightness algorithm in the […]

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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://jp.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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Want to See VEE on Your Mobile Device?

Want to see VEE for yourself?  At the link below, you can download a short video file that has been processed using VEE…that is, half the video has been processed with VEE, the other half has been left untouched.  We invite you to download the video and sync it to your tablet or smartphone.  Then, […]

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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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