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TI debuts $5 Sitara AM335x ARM processors

10/31/2011 05:15 PM EDT
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DrFPGA
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re: TI debuts $5 Sitara AM335x ARM processors
DrFPGA   11/11/2011 8:10:37 PM
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The "as low as 7mW" of power isn't that impressive to me. It's all about what it can do in 7mW that is important. I much prefer a mW/DMIP metric or something similar... Maybe we could get a standard set of applications defined and spec battery life for each- that would be really good...

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Luis Sanchez   11/7/2011 10:41:31 PM
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5 dollars for an ARM microprocessor ready for 3D graphics and such a low power consumption! Wow! That is good news! And its part of an open source hardware development board? The BugleBoard? Thatís double the fun! Letís see what application specific reference design TI does come about. Though 995 usd isnít cheap it ought to be worth once getting in to the mass production stage with more than 100,000 units to meet the 4.99 per chip price. I wonder if Wifi-Direct will catch upÖ considering is a straight competitor of Bluetooth and being Bluetooth so well positioned nowÖ I think not. What do you think?

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Tomc34   11/7/2011 8:07:22 PM
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At Critical Link we see a lot of movement towards using processors like this in the Industrial space. Companies are moving towards putting more and more rich user interfaces on their measurement and control devices. Tom Catalino http://www.MityDSP.com

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