Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Strong iPhone, Mac And App Store Sales Drive Apple's Record September Quarter Revenue And Earnings
Apple iOS 8.1 Available For Download
E FUN To Relase $179 Windows tablet
Microsoft And Dell Puts Azure In A Box
TDK Brings Wireless Charging To Electric Cars
Intel To Work With AT&T To Research Software Defined Networking
Intel Meegopad T01 Is A Bay Trail PC On HDMI Stick
Biostar Relases New iDEQ-T1 Compact Desktop
Active Discussions
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
 Home > News > General Computing > Imagina...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Imagination Debuts New MIPS-based Platform For Wearables


With the global market for wearable computing devices is set to boom in the next years and Google's recent announcement of the Android Wear, Imagination Technologies has announced the the Ingenic Newton platform.

Founded in 2005 and based in Beijing, Ingenic Semiconductor is a Chinese embedded CPU provider. The company designs its own MIPS-based, ultra-low power CPU called XBurst. The CPU adopts a high performance pipeline engine designed for power-efficient throughput. And according to Imagination Technologies, which uses specific CPU for its Newton platform, the the performance, silicon area and power consumption of XBurst outclasses designs based on competing CPU architectures.

The Ingenic Newton achieves impressive power consumption figures under typical workloads: standby power is 4mW, generic computing tasks take up to 100mW on average while peak power consumption is around 260mW. This means that Ingenic-powered smartwatches can last for 30+ hours on a single charge.

The platform includes a low power, 1GHz MIPS-based Ingenic JZ4775 CPU, a dedicated 2D graphics engine,a multi-standard VPU (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC-1, H.264, VP8, RV9) tahat supports 720p@30fps playback, 256KB L2 cache RAM + up to 3GB mobile DDR3/DDR2/LPDDR RAM + eMMC memory, and offers Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n at 2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR (including Bluetooth LE support), NFC and FM connectivity. Newton is also equipped with sensors including a 3-axis gyroscope, an accelerometer magnetometer, pressure, humidity and temperature sensors. It also supports bio-signal detection and processing and carries expansions slots -- UART, I2C, USB, GPIO.

The Ingenic Newton platform fits in devices about the size of a quarter dollar coin (21.6mm x 38.4mm), targeting markets such as wearables, IoT, healthcare, home appliances, security, industrial control, consumer electronics and many more.


An advantage of Ingenic Newton is its modular design, allowing companies to remove unneeded components from the module to reduce the BOM cost.

Both Imagination and Ingenic share the vision of supporting multiple open operating systems. Linux 3.0.8, Android 4.4 KitKat and several real-time operating systems have already been ported to the Newton platform and developers can access the open source drivers.

CPU 

Ingenic JZ4775, up to  1GHz

Storage 

eMCP 32Gb eMMC + 3Gb  LPDDR

Display                     

LCD or EPD, with TP and  backlight

Audio                       

DMIC and Speake

WIFI                         

802.11 a/b/g/n

Bluetooth             

Bluetooth v4.0 + EDR, BLE  compliant

FM + NFC             

Support

MEMS Sensors 

triple-axis Gyroscope/Accelerometer/Magnetometer,  Pressure, Humidity and Temperature

Health Care Sensors

Biosensor

Extension Port       

UART, I2C, USB 2.0, GPIO

Power Supply         

USB or Battery, with PMU  and charger

Motor                 

Support

Button Key         

POWER & HOME keys

Board Size           

21.6mm x 38.4mm

Board Thickness 

3.2mm

Standby Power

< 4mW

Lowest Running Power

< 80mW

MP3 Playing Power

< 100mW

Highest Running Power

< 260mW





Previous
Next
GIGABYTE Introduces Its TEGRA NOTE 7 Gaming Tablet        All News        Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Tab4 Series
Microsoft To Announce Windows 8 Updates At BUILD     General Computing News      U.S. Releases Trade Report On Worst Copyright Offenders

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Imagination Introduces Tiny Android GPU
New PowerVR Wizard GPU Family Supports Ray Tracing
China's Allwinner Develops UltraOcta A80 processor
Imagination releases First IP core Based on PowerVR Raptor Architecture
Imagination Takes On ARM With First MIPS CPU Core
TSMC And Imagination To Optimise 16nm FinFET Design Flows
MediaTek Extends Its Licensing Partnership With Imagination Technologies
Imagination Expected To Win MIPS Bid
Imagination Futher Raises Bid For MIPS
Imagination Raises Bid for MIPS
Imagination Under Pressure As CEVA Also Bids For MIPS
Imagination To Challenge ARM With Mips Takeover

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .