WonderMedia Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of feature-rich system-on-chip platforms, announced the WonderMedia SmartStream. Based on the WonderMedia PRIZM system-on-chip (SoC), SmartStream is a low latency, cost effective Wireless Display (WiDi) device that uses Wi-Fi or Ethernet to allow a user to view and control a PC on their television.
The iPad promises to energize the emerging tablet PC segment and the opportunities extend well beyond just Apple. Market research firm, In-Stat, identifies the potential unit Total Available Market (TAM) for tablets could be as high as 50 million in 2014, but the success is highly dependent upon two key success factors.
The debut of the iPad promises significant opportunities well beyond just Apple. The iPad promises to energize the emerging tablet PC segment, creating a potential semiconductor opportunity of over US$4.1 billion in 2014, reports In-Stat. Other component vendors will capitalize on the new opportunity for batteries and displays, as well.
I’m giving away a HP TouchSmart 600 PC on my dad blog. The deadline to enter is Wednesday (December 23, 2009 Pacific time). The HP TouchSmart 600 PC is a multi-touch gadget. The all-in-one computer features full HD display, integrated webcam, wireless LAN, and Bluetooth. Currently, there are two series in the TouchSmart 600 family: 600t and 600xt (same as 600t, but with a faster processor, bigger hard drive, discrete graphics, HDMI and game console connectivity).
VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, announced the VIA VN1000 digital media chipset for next generation desktop and all-in-one PCs, offering a world-class HD multimedia entertainment platform compatible with the advanced desktop features of Microsoft Windows 7. The VIA VN1000 is the most power efficient DX10.1 digital media chipset available today, making it the perfect solution for next generation small form factor and all-in-one Windows 7 PCs that focus on entertainment, multimedia and touch screen capabilities. The DirectX 10.1 hardware environment provided by the VIA Chrome 520 IGP means Windows 7 users can enjoy a more fluid and visually enhanced desktop experience as well as the latest gaming titles.
The integration of all household electronics and the ability to control them from a central location are the essentialAFOLUX-4series elements of a modern smart home. Household appliances and functions are being automated, allowing lighting, appliances, air-conditioning, security systems, monitoring systems, telephones, intercoms and anything with remote control capabilities to be centrally controlled. The AFOLUX 4-series panel PC has a user-friendly interface and the powerful features necessary for central control of an automated household or building.