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rick merritt
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Re: Andriod devices have similar devices as Sensorhubs
rick merritt   9/21/2013 10:35:44 AM
@ Roadman: Yeah it sounds like there was some heavy Apple marketing around this "custom M7." Not the first time there has been head spin!

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Re: Plenty More to come
rick merritt   9/21/2013 10:34:28 AM
Hi Tom,

Thanks for your efforts!

I'd encourage you to post here little nuggests that come up over the weekeend and send Susan Rambo and I at eet.com fuller dispatches as they emerge.

Best

rick.merritt@ubm.com

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Andriod devices have similar devices as Sensorhubs
Roadman0   9/21/2013 4:26:03 AM
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Andriod Devices such as Samsung S4 already have similar devices in them by companies such as Atmel

http://ir.atmel.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=764171

 

Other products such as MotoX have it too.  In short this concept of having sensor Hub has been around, it is just not publized like Apple did.  I suppose this what one gets for inovation these days.

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Re: More to come
daleste   9/21/2013 12:25:59 AM
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It is hard to tell your best customer to get lost when you make a lot of money from their business.  The relationship will continue as long as it is in the best interests of both companies.

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Re: More to come
AZskibum   9/20/2013 10:12:44 PM
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It's not such a mystery when you consider how much money they each make from that customer-vendor relationship. If the relationship were to suddenly end, both companies would suffer.

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goafrit   9/20/2013 9:24:16 PM
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It is simply a mystery how Apple and Samsung could be competitors and best of customers. You have Samsung make A7 chip which is there to knock-out Samsung products in the market. A unique case for business schools.

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impact of 64 bit
chipmonk0   9/20/2013 5:40:51 PM
Noticed denser interconnects in the A7, perhaps to accommodate the 2x wider ( 64 bit ) data and address buses within more or less the same real estate. Chipworks could go back and take one more look at their teardown of the Exynos 5 ( 32 bit 8 core ) in the Samsung S4 phone and compare the interconnect w/ the A7 ( both 28 nm by Sam ). Performance can actually take a hit if interconnect conductors & dielectrics are shrunk too much since resistance & capacitance will go up and will become a larger factor as the transistors get faster & more efficient.

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More to come
rick merritt   9/20/2013 5:09:47 PM
I see iFixit says the fingerprint sensor is a Touch ID chip from Authentec which Apple acquired.

Any surprises in the data that's now dribbling out?

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