100+ design wins 30+ slimmer than 20mm

It is not surprising that just two days after AMD had its moment and launched its Renoir high-end notebook processors, Intel has launched six new Core H series where the top contender goes all the way to 5.3 GHz.

Nvidia launches GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER for laptops
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RTX 2070 SUPER and RTX 2060 notebooks from $999

Early April is clearly the time for notebook expansion, and Nvidia is no exception. The company has just announced that Top OEMs launch 100+ laptop designs with GeForce GPUs.

Xilinx Donates $1.1 Million to COVID-19 Relief
Published in AI


Healthcare clients prioritized

Xilinx is a company that is working hard in data centers around the world to support your home office, 5G networks, data centers, and even codecs in many streaming services many heavily use these days.

Let’s not get Physical, use Video, VR conferencing
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Analysis:
The age of always-connected, 5G and XR is now

Olivia Newton-John released her song Physical in 1981. March and April 2020 have been full  of news of the unfortunate COVID-19 around the world, but I wanted to point out that despite the desperation, this is a time for technology to thrive. Let’s not get physical to save lives and instead use connectivity Wi-Fi or 5G in an always-connected device is possible and in VR or AR.

Disney+ off to a proper HD start
Published in News
Thursday, 26 March 2020 17:49

Disney+ off to a proper HD start


Lockdowns will help

Disney chose the right time to launch its service as Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom got the Disney Plus service starting on Tuesday, March 24.

Computex reschedules for September 28
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Wednesday, 25 March 2020 16:59

Computex reschedules for September 28


COVID-19s latest toll

The last of the big shows, Computex 2020, has been postponed from the original date,  June 2 - 6 to September 28. Taiwan is not a hard-hit area right now, but with travel bans implemented around the world, it is unlikely that many international travellers would be able to show up in late May for the original date.

Alveo U25 SmartNIC turnkey solution for the Cloud
Published in Cloud


Xilinx solution to reduce cloud latency by 80 percent

The datacenter is exploding, and the number of global data center traffic will triple between 2016 and 2021. Datacenter to outside traffic doubled from two Exabytes in 2016 to four Exabytes in 2019, and by 2021 it is expected to grow to six Exabytes. Interestingly enough traffic within data centers is exploding, as it grew from five Exabytes in 2016 to 10 Exabytes in 2019, and by 2021 the expectations are that it will grow to 15 Exabytes.

Xilinx introduces Versal Premium adaptable accelerator for Core network
Published in AI


Designed for high bandwidth core and 5G tasks

Imagine an FPGA that can replace 22 currently shipping FPGA Adapters and provide a high bandwidth needed for the Internet and 5G demand of the future? That seems the best way to visualize Versal Premium, as this is a product design to address the explosion of data and bandwidth growth.

Oppo Find X2 and X2 Pro features Pixelworks Iris processor
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Next gen motion processing, color accuracy and always-HDR mode on WQHD+ 120 Hz display

Oppo has just announced the Oppo Find X2 and X2 Pro phones and the focus is on display: WQHD+ resolution with a 120 Hz variable fresh rate. The screen gets the front seat in the product announcement, the place usually reserved for camera. Oppo didn’t leave things to chance and enabled quite a capable camera in both models, but we want to focus on the motion-enhanced 120 Hz display, absolute color accuracy and always HDR experience, powered by the Pixelworks Iris 5 processor.

The Patent Quality vs. Quantity 5G story
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Friday, 06 March 2020 11:11

The Patent Quality vs. Quantity 5G story


Qualcomm has the 5G patent quality lead

5G has already started happening in many parts of the world. Early adopters have already started rolling out their 5G networks in 2019, while there will be a lot more traction in 2020. Years before 5G started to materialize, many companies had to come up with very smart ideas on how to make 5G possible. Some of the obvious elephants in the room a few years back were the ability to make things much faster, how to reduce latency and how to make mmWave work.