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About Sundeep Rau

Embedded System expert who manages products at SMART Wireless

Qualcomm Snapdragon enabled IoT Edge Connectivity Solutions

The Internet of Things (IoT) connects devices that exchange data with other devices and systems over the internet. Connecting everything everywhere leads to a continuous stream of enormous data being generated and this data needs to be processed in real-time to make good use of it and drive applications.Qualcomm Snapdragon enabled IoT Edge Connectivity solutions

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon Graphics Pipeline Explained

Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) are a key part of parallel computing on systems where the workloads are shared between the CPU, GPU and other processors. GPUs break complex problems into millions of separate tasks and work them out at once. That makes them ideal for graphics, where textures, lighting and the rendering of shapes have to be done at once to keep images flying across the screen.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon Graphics pipeline explained

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SMART Wireless Computing | Newsletter – July 2020

Time flies as we head into July and continue to innovate in order to provide top quality products and services to our customers.

In this issue of our Newsletter, we share details on how our hardware can power in-flight media with support for the latest encryption and networking standards. Different use-cases necessitate different types of electrical interfaces for the connected displays and we share insights on how to enable any display panel on our Snapdragon powered platforms. We also share details on configuring your audio requirements on our hardware easily through ALSA and related tools. We conclude with a technical article on the Snapdragon camera data path and related use-cases! Continue reading SMART Wireless Computing | Newsletter – July 2020

MIPI-CSI Camera Solutions on our Qualcomm Snapdragon Platforms

MIPI-CSI camera solutions on our Qualcomm Snapdragon platformsQualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors allow spectacular, true-to-life photos and vibrant videos to be captured through their advanced camera technologies, including the Spectra™ Image Signal Processor. The integrated signal processing technology allows capture of high resolution content from a distance without sacrificing visual quality and unwanted vibrations. The camera technology in Snapdragon platforms can scan for visual noise, allowing for bright and colorful photos regardless of lighting conditions by enhancing and sharpening images where it’s needed most. With high dynamic range (HDR) for a more vibrant color range and noise reduction for sharper and cleaner images, you can capture colors that appear as true to life as possible. Continue reading MIPI-CSI Camera Solutions on our Qualcomm Snapdragon Platforms

Display Interface Conversions on our Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Based Platforms

Snapdragon™ processors are designed to ensure that the content rendered on connected displays looks great even under tough lighting conditions. The underlying Qualcomm® Technologies make great displays look even better! Snapdragon processors natively support popular graphical displays like MIPI-DSI and HDMI. HDMI displays that output any of the standard resolutions typically work out of the box on Snapdragon based platforms but displays of other electrical interfaces require programming to be done. Different use-cases necessitate different types of electrical interfaces for the connected displays and these signals may not be natively supported.

Display Interface Conversions on Our Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Based Platforms.

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SMART Wireless Computing | Newsletter – June 2020

The start of summer brings fresh optimism as we adjust our lives to coexist with the pandemic.

In this issue of our Newsletter, we talk about use-cases and provide details on incorporating our new LGA SoM based on Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660 in to your product design. We also share details on realizing useful solutions in the retail and augmented reality space, through our platforms’ AI and Compute Vision capabilities. We conclude with a technical article that will enable product creators to perform over-the-air software updates! Continue reading SMART Wireless Computing | Newsletter – June 2020

SMART Wireless Computing | Newsletter – May 2020

SMART Wireless Computing | Newsletter – May 2020

We hope all of you are healthy and safe!

In this issue of our Newsletter, we share details on an exciting turnkey media streaming product that we will soon launch and a new line of LGA SoMs that we have just announced.

We also share details through a case study, of a diagnostic solution that is driven by one of our products. We conclude with a technical article that will enable product creators to execute their neural network algorithms on our platforms running Linux OS! We hope you enjoy reading our content as much as we love creating it. Continue reading SMART Wireless Computing | Newsletter – May 2020

SMART Wireless launches a new SoM based on Snapdragon™ 660, in a high reliability LGA package designed for Rugged Display devices

Newark, CA, April 02, 2020

SMART Wireless Computing® (part of SMART Global Holdings)., a leading provider of Snapdragon™ embedded computing platforms and solutions, today announced a compact compute module in an LGA package, Inforce 6503. Inforce 6503 enables advanced visual computing, enhanced graphics and on-device machine learning capabilities featuring the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660 processor. Continue reading SMART Wireless launches a new SoM based on Snapdragon™ 660, in a high reliability LGA package designed for Rugged Display devices

An Upstream Linux Release for the Snapdragon 845 based Inforce 6701 Reference Design is now Available!

We are happy to announce an update release for Debian Linux software release for SMART’s Inforce 6701 reference design. This release is derived from Linaro’s Debian Linux build based on upstream kernel 5.2 and Debian 10 buster rootfs. This release has support for some exclusive features on Linux like MIPI-DSI rendering apart from other standard features. Continue reading An Upstream Linux Release for the Snapdragon 845 based Inforce 6701 Reference Design is now Available!