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World’s First SSIC Demo again

Here’s the longer, more detailed version of our USB 3.0 SSIC demonstration.   It’s 7 minutes.  It’s going to be the best 7 minutes of your day.

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Posted in HAPS, HSIC, Smartphone, SSIC, Tablets, USB 3.0, USB Demonstration |

 

The World’s First Demonstration of SuperSpeed InterChip (SSIC)

Synopsys worked with the USB-IF SSIC Working Group to develop a SSIC Proof of Concept demonstration. 

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Posted in FPGA-Based Prototyping, HSIC, Smartphone, SSIC, SuperSpeed USB, Synopsys USB Demonstration, USB Certification, USB Demonstration, USB Video, USB-IF |

 

USB 3.0 SSIC Tomorrow, probably

 

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Posted in HSIC, Smartphone, SSIC, USB 3.0 Host, USB Demonstration |

 

TI OMAP 5 Demo – First Mobile / Tablet Reference Design with USB 3.0 fully integrated, The Faster USB 3.0 Flash Drive

TI has now demonstrated the TI OMAP 5 chip which fully integrates USB 3.0,

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Posted in CES 2012, Mobile Phone, Smartphone, Tablets, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Products, Windows 8 |

 

USB 3.0 hits Smart Phones & Tablets in 2012, (Yes 2012)

Happy New Year!

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Posted in Smartphone, SuperSpeed USB, Tablets, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Adoption, USB 3.0 Products, USB Power |

 

USB 3.0 in a PC, A Coffee proof USB 3.0 Flash Drive (More), The Kindle & USB

 

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Posted in Kindle, Smartphone, Tablets, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Adoption, USB 3.0 Products |

 

Kindle Fire Tablet, Kindles and iPads on Planes, 40+ Real ASIC Design Wins

 

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Posted in eBook, iPad, iPad Apps, Kindle, Smartphone, Tablets, USB 3.0 Adoption |

 

Kindle Fire Tablet, Kindles and iPads on Planes, 40+ Real ASIC Design Wins

 

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Posted in eBook, iPad, iPad Apps, Kindle, Smartphone, Tablets, USB 3.0 Adoption |

 

Mobile Payments with your Mobile Phone

TI has a concept video demonstrating how their OMAP based phones could pay for a taxi ride. I found a taxi in Tokyo that supports exactly this kind of mobile payment.

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Posted in Mobile Payment, Smartphone |

 

USB saves the Earth

So the European Union has said, you must use USB as the charger for all cell phones in Europe going forward.  In fact, the EU estimates that there are over 1 Billion Phone chargers sitting around Europe that are simply garbage.

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Posted in Smartphone, USB Power |