Innovative Power Reduction Techniques Enable Handset Manufacturers to Provide Media Rich Devices

Christian, Antony
August 2009
LED Journal;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p32
Trade Publication
The article discusses various power reduction techniques for mobile devices with high-end features, such as text messaging, gaming and web browsing. It suggests the use of ambient light sensing (ALS), content adaptive backlight control (cABC) and keypad/GPIO expanders to reduce power consumption or increase battery life for these mobile devices. According to the author, use of these techniques will not compromise the multimedia features or extended battery life of media rich devices.


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