Recently Apple introduced a new second-generation version of their popular AirPods wireless headphones. These headphones not only deliver a great audio experience, but they now offer enhanced hands-free voice-controlled features. Specifically, a new chip design dramatically improves talk time through lower power consumption leading to longer battery life. It also gives users the ability to […]
QuickLogic and SensiML Enable AI at the Endpoint for the Masses
You might have seen the exciting announcement we made this morning regarding immediate availability of our new Merced EOS™ S3AI Hardware Development Kit (HDK), which enables quick and easy development of endpoint Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) applications. This new kit includes everything an endpoint application developer might need, including QuickLogic’s EOS S3AI […]
Convergence of Voice Control and the One-Watt Initiative Driving Unique Requirements in Smart TVs and Home Appliances
The primary application for QuickLogic’s EOS S3 Ultra-Low Power Voice and Sensor Platform is mobile, battery-powered devices that require both always-on wake word detection and extended battery life. As recently as a year ago, if anyone told me there would be a compelling use-case for wall powered devices I wouldn’t have believed it, or at […]
QuickAI™ Platform Covered by Linley Group
As you know, we launched the QuickAI™ platform for endpoint Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications a couple of weeks ago. The editorial community has been very interested in this new platform which provides an all-inclusive low power solution and development environment to economically incorporate the benefits of AI in endpoint applications. Mike Demler, Senior Analyst at […]
Hello from CES!
QuickLogic is demonstrating some of our many customer’ products here at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. In particular, we are showcasing designs from a number of our customers who have chosen our EOS™ S3 sensor processing platform for hearable, wearable and IoT applications. This year, you will notice we have an […]
Leveraging Ecosystem Partnerships
Today we issued a press release announcing a reference design that we developed in partnership with Nordic Semiconductor. Nordic specializes in developing ultra-low power devices that enable wireless communications for long periods of time using small power sources. Does their ultra-low power message sound familiar? It should, as it’s the same message we’ve been […]
Can You Hear Me Now?
During Q1, I discussed our first significant engagement for a hearable device, and during Q2, I announced that we won that and other hearable designs that are currently scheduled for production during Q4 2017. I am pleased to state we have seen a substantial increase in hearable engagements during the last four weeks. To keep […]
Win, win, win, and win
This past week, I was invited to participate in a panel discussion at the MindMotion Developer Conference in Shenzhen, China. Other participants included several semiconductor industry veterans and luminaries, one of whom was the very well respected “father of MCUs in China”, Mr. George Zhou. The discussion that followed reinforced what we have been promoting […]
Building Momentum in China!
I’m very excited to announce that our CFO, Dr. Sue Cheng and I will present the QuickLogic story at the Reach China Investment Conference in Beijing on Tuesday, June 27th. The Reach China Investment Conference focuses on small companies with high growth potential. This is our first ever investor presentation in China and more than […]
Major Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report
On May 31st, Mary Meeker – long time Silicon Valley tech trends watcher and currently a partner at the prestigious Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Beyers venture capital firm – delivered her annual internet trends report at the Code Conference held at the Terrenea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes. For those who have enough time to flip […]