Google’s latest version of Android was released in September of 2019. Android 10 was a big improvement over the previous version and Google also moved away from the tradition of using alphabetical nomenclature based on desserts with this update. Let us look at some of the advantages of using Android 10 over the previous versions of Android like Pie and Oreo.
Enabling Google Mobile Services on our Android Devices
The Android project (AOSP) is an open source operating system development project supported by Google. Google oversees this project’s general direction and the bulk of development. This project contains everything necessary to build Android but misses a few things necessary for creating a market ready hardware device and these include peripheral device drivers or processor architecture related optimizations. The Code Aurora Foundation (CAF) maintained by Qualcomm, serves their SoC driven ecosystem by hosting optimized, tested Android open source code needed to provide upstream enablement.Continue reading Enabling Google Mobile Services on our Android Devices
SMART Wireless’s next product launch is a market ready compact turnkey solution based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon 450™ core. The Inforce 6310™ Application Ready Platform is designed exclusively to drive digital signage and display use-cases by enabling distribution of your Full HD resolution video content smoothly. Just plug-and-play and experience the platform’s capabilities through the pre-loaded fully functional Android Board Support Package! Continue reading Product launch – A Compact Turnkey Solution for Digital Signage
In this issue of our Newsletter, we provide insights on how we address the challenge of delivering high performance on devices with power and thermal constraints through creating optimal and thermal efficient product designs. In our next article, we talk about creating IoT product solutions that can pass all regulatory compliances to enable manufacturers to productize in all geographies seamlessly. We also share details on Industrial IoT system-level solutions that are integrated seamlessly aside traditional workforces!
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With the recent changes to workplaces required by the coronavirus pandemic, the need for solutions capable of supporting reduced workforces and socially distant operations has been given an unprecedented level of urgency. Industry has been on a steady march toward automation for decades, incorporating robotics, sensors, and automatic data capture and processing tools to reduce reliance on large workforces and improve quality. We are now on the cusp of a new revolution in automation driven by improvements in computer vision technology and corresponding reductions in cost and complexity of the sensors and computing solutions required to power them. Automation solutions are now more generally capable, cost less, and can be implemented as system level solutions that are integrated seamlessly aside traditional workforces. Continue reading Snapdragon Smart Vision Improves Robotic Material Handling & Tracking
Innovative technologies and an expanded Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem have transformed how the world connects, computes and communicates today. Consumer adoption of connected devices has exponentially increased and this can lead to potential issues with electromagnetic interference if the devices being sold do not conform to regulatory guidelines. Imagine a doctor’s handheld device’s signal interferes with the operation of a medical equipment that was being used to monitor a patient in intensive care! Continue reading Emission Compliant IoT Solutions from SMART Wireless
As IoT devices become more capable, delivering the necessary performance to enable immersive experiences to users is a complex challenge owing to the power and thermal constraints on these devices. To address this challenge, a design approach that specifically caters to portable devices without a constant power source is essential. An optimal and thermal efficient design is only possible by taking a holistic approach to power management across the system including the choice of materials for the product enclosures. Continue reading Thermal Dissipation Techniques on Snapdragon Systems
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In this issue of our Newsletter, discover how the Adreno GPU creates perfect graphics with super smooth motion (up to 144 frames per second) and in HDR (High Dynamic Range) in over a billion shades of color. We share insights on how our solutions power a wide variety of IoT applications with requirements that vary from short-range communication to wider-area, ubiquitous coverage, across many different industries. We also share details on our newest turnkey product designed exclusively to drive networked video content distribution in an optimized, reliable and secure digital environment to suit applications like digital signage or video conferencing! Continue reading SMART Wireless Computing | Newsletter – August 2020
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.