Mr. Cliff Morton reports
INTRINSYC TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES SYSTEM ON MODULE AND DEVELOPMENT KIT FOR NEXT GENERATION WEARABLES BASED ON QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON WEAR 2100 PLATFORM; ULTRA-SMALL FORM FACTOR (15MM X 31.5MM) SUPPORTS FEATURES FOR NEXT-GEN WEARABLE DEVICES
Intrinsyc Technologies Corp. has introduced the company's Open-Q 2100 system on module (SOM) and its companion Open-Q 2100 development kit. Intrinsyc's Open-Q 2100 SOM is an ultrasmall form-factor (15 millimetres by 31.5 millimetres) computing module based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 platform which will be available in May, 2017. Intrinsyc's Open-Q 2100 SOM combines critical elements for wearable device innovation and performance: processing capability, size, power efficiency, sensor integration and connectivity. It is ideally suited for smart watches, as well as for pet, children and elderly trackers, sports watches, high-end fitness trackers, connected headsets, smart eyewear, and more.
The Snapdragon Wear 2100 that powers the Open-Q 2100 SOM is designed to facilitate thinner, sleeker product designs. An integrated, ultralow-power sensor hub supports rich algorithms with superior accuracy, providing a cohesive picture of users and their environments. The Snapdragon Wear 2100 uses 25 per cent less power than its predecessor, extending the wearable's battery life and offering manufacturers more freedom to innovate in features and design.
OPEN-Q 2100 SOM SPECIFICATIONS
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 designed specifically for wearables
Memory/storage 10 by 10 ePoP using 51-megabit RAM 400-megahertz LPDDR3 and eMMC 4.5
Wireless Precertified Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 gigahertz) using WCN3620
Bluetooth 4.1 plus Bluetooth low energy
Location GPS/GLONASS/compass using WGR7640
Display Up to 720 pixels at 60 frames per second, optimized for wearables
Camera Two-lane MIPI CSI support
Audio Qualcomm Fluence -- noise cancellation technology, Qualcomm Snapdragon
voice activation, Qualcomm Snapdragon voice-plus feature
Input/output USB 2.0, I2S, GPIO, MIPI, SDC2
Operating system Android 6 Marshmallow, optimized for wearables
support Operating environment input power -- 3.6 volts to 4.2 volts,
operating temperature -- minus 20 C to positive 85 C, two 100-pin
Size 15 millimetres by 31.5 millimetres by five millimetres
Additional information is available on the company's website.
Intrinsyc also offers a full-featured development platform including the software tools and accessories required to immediately begin development of wearable products and applications. The development kit marries the production-ready Open-Q 2100 SOM with a carrier board, providing numerous expansion and connectivity options to support the rapid development and testing of a wide variety of peripherals and applications, ensuring the fastest time to market possible. The development kit is available for purchase on the company's website.
"Intrinsyc is excited to expand its line of Open-Q solutions to include an ideal solution for the fast-growing wearable devices market," stated Cliff Morton, vice-president of solutions engineering at Intrinsyc. "Wearable device [original equipment manufacturers] can utilize Intrinsyc's development kit and off-the-shelf Open-Q 2100 SOM, along with Intrinsyc's comprehensive software, technical support and design assistance services, to build their own wearable products, or they can engage with Intrinsyc for turnkey development."
"The Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 platform supports important features that the next generation of wearable devices demand -- always-on connectivity in a compact size with low-power usage and long battery life," said Pankaj Kedia, senior director of product management at Qualcomm Technologies Inc. "We are delighted to see Intrinsyc's introduction of a development kit and SOM based on Snapdragon Wear 2100, showcasing their commitment to the fast-growing wearables category. This will accelerate innovation for next-generation wearable products in the industry."
From concept through to production, Intrinsyc has the engineering expertise to make use of Qualcomm Technologies' platforms to achieve outstanding performance.
About Intrinsyc Technologies Corp.
Intrinsyc Technologies is a product development company that provides hardware, software, and engineering and production services that enable rapid commercialization of Internet-of-things products.
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