Qualcomm, Broadcom, Samsung, and others are working at the Khronos Group to standardize some nuts and bolts of machine vision. That should let programmers tap into the technology more easily.
If you find that your iPhone 4S, iPad 2, or new iPad struggles in low light, the Cortex Camera app can help.
Chipmaker releases some details of its forthcoming 2.5GHz Cortex A15 processor, which it says will be up to five times faster than its current architecture.
Now that news related to the iPhone 4 launch has cooled down, iPad rumors are heating up. The latest suggest a speedier and possibly smaller-screened tablet device from Apple as early as January.
Features from high-end smart phones will start leaking into cheaper handsets thanks to a new chip from ARM, the brand that powers the iPhone
An executive of the chip architecture licenser does not confirm which companies may be manufacturing subnotebooks using ARM-based semiconductors.
The new Cortex A9 core design could hit smart phones by the end of the decade and help chip makers take advantage of multicore technology with minimal power consumption.
The company's new chip, which is based on four ARM Cortex-A15 processors, is slated for widespread production in August.
The company's new Cortex-M0+ is being called the "world's most energy-efficient microprocessor" by ARM.
Ucansi will launch an app early next year that promises to boost the performance of the brain's visual cortex, thus leading to vision improvements.