Novatek Microelectronics has announced the establishment of a working partnership with ThroughTek, IoT solutions provider. The recent partnership between ThroughTek and Novatek represents a change in the surveillance market, enabling the extension of application use through value-added cloud services to dashcam devices. The portable dashcam is versatile in its design, making it both suitable for sports and travel use in various outdoor environments, as well within the car or home for security surveillance. With ThroughTek’s technology, chipset manufacturers can easily penetrate the IoT market by simplifying the device deployment process for technology brands.
Ericsson, AT&T and chipset provider Altair have unveiled a new power saving mode that will help IoT devices run for a decade on one set of batteries. It could help system managers save a fortune in maintenance and extend the reach of machine to machine networks dramatically.The development partners demonstrated the new LTE Power Saving Mode for commercial chipsets at an event in Atlanta. The demo ran in the AT&T booth running on Ericsson networks and Altair’s FourGee-1160 Cat 1 chipset featuring ultra-low power consumption.
RFaxis, Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company focused on developing innovative, next-generation RF solutions for the wireless connectivity market, today announced a new collaboration with Austin, Texas-based Silicon Labs SLAB, +1.81% on chipset reference designs to address the high-growth Internet of Things (IoT) and smart home markets.
Xiaomi, one of the few Chinese smartphone companies that have managed to gain international praise for their cheap, yet high-end smartphones, is not just a company that makes phones. Xiaomi demonstrated that today at the MWC 2015 show, where it showed off new smart home products, created around Marvell’s new chipset designed specifically for IoT. The motto of Marvell is Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle, which Xiaomi tries to take to the next level with a new smart air purifier and a smart hub. Besides cementing its position in the home automation industry, Xiaomi also ventured into a completely new market at the MWC 2015 today. The Chinese company launched a new action camera that aims to rival with a market dominated by GoPro.
Smart Energy Instruments (SEI) has introduced the first component of its planned chipset product line for smart grid applications during an event at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Canada.
Launched in collaboration with Hitachi High-Technologies, the semiconductor chipset is a measurement and communications core for smart devices used in electric power generation and transmission, with advanced time synchronization capability to provide real-time measurements vital to grid reliability and efficiency enhancement, while accelerating the shift to renewable energy sources.
Introduced as the industry’s smallest, a new dual buck (step-down) regulator for space-constrained portable electronic systems has been unveiled by Analog Devices (ADI)… The high level of integration and small package size enables a cost-effective, ultra-small, power management unit for portable instruments, smart energy meters, smart phones and other power-sensitive equipment that requires thin packages…