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Startup Unveils CPUs for Wearables

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moloned
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moloned   4/8/2014 11:29:36 AM
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Taking the example of the Google Glass rated battery capacity of 570mAh, 30 days or 720h of standby time would mean a total device leakage including SoC, PMIC, display, wireless and other links of less than 800uA which sounds like a very challenging goal and in order to hit it I'd expect the wearable would be doing nothing i.e. in standby most of the time.

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rick merritt   4/8/2014 2:20:07 PM
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If you really want low cost, aren't there hundreds of catalog integrated MCUs out there?

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barunkd   4/11/2014 4:50:24 AM
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The issue is not cost, power. Processors in wearable devices need to be extremely low power and there MCUs fail

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Barun

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baybal   4/14/2014 8:00:35 PM
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Quite a few of Sunnyvale's "Semiconductor Indians" are on their board.

Interesting company.

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Specs for CPU?
prabhakar_deosthali   4/10/2014 1:38:26 AM
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Now that the wearable devices are going to be the next in-thing for the developers, could there be an IEEE specification on the requirements of a wearable CPU?

This could lead to be many sources and easier for the designers to select one for their application.

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