Mobile super upgrade

Pierce, Julia
November 2002
Engineer (00137758);11/22/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7616, p15
Reports that a low-power, video-optimized multifunction chip developed by Alphamosaic will allow the mobile phone industry to produce affordable handsets capable of numerous functions performed by a single chip. Possibility of designing smaller, thinner phones; Lower battery power required; Video digital signal processor; Very long instruction word vector processing unit. INSET: BAD NEWS FOR UK 3G.


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