Rockchip IoT

Lowest power WiFi for IoT

New IoT SoC “More Moore” or “More than Moore?” With Rockchip’s announcement of their new RKi6000 SoC China is making steps in both directions. The RKi6000 is an ultra-low-power WiFi SoC for IoT (internet of things) devices. This new SoC is going to provide WiFi connectivity at the power consumption levels of Bluetooth Read more…

Ninebot buys Segway for patents?

Ninebot, a Chinese maker of short-distance smart electric vehicles, announced the acquisition of Segway, a US competitor of Ninebot. The two companies will continue to use their own brands and products after the acquisition. Previously Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announced it was participating in a USD 80 million investment round for Ninebot. Read more…

China Telecom partners with Alcatel-Lucent for cloud technology

China Telecom teamed up with Alcatel-Lucent to improve its cloud technology. China’s largest fixed-line and third largest mobile telecommunication provider will use Nuage Networks, an Alcatel-Lucent venture, as a supplier to improve the security of public cloud computing services. This is especially interesting because it is not often that a foreign supplier gets a contract for telecom infrastructure Read more…