Now tablets and smart phones and wearable devices can be used as smart remote controllers which have QuickLogic's ArcticLink 3 S2 platform sensor hub chips. This is possible due to QuickLogic's announcement where it has embedded Peel's SmartIR technology into its sensor hub chips.
Peel's technology allows users to have a programming guide in their phones as per the TV providers channel line-up so that they can track the shows and movies and decide their preferences. There is also built-in intelligence where the app can recommend a new programs and content that matching to the user's taste.
QuickLogic's ArcticLink 3 S2 sensor chip manages all these features without the need to add an additional chip.
"Peel is the market leader in bringing smart home control to mobile devices. Our partnership will bring tremendous value to the mobile market by providing a complete solution for OEMs," said Andy Pease, President and CEO of QuickLogic.
"We are excited to announce our partnership with QuickLogic as their unique, ultra-low power sensor hub capability combined with their hardware flexibility enables delivery of an end-to-end OEM solution that can be quickly translated into real differentiation and value in the mobile device marketplace," said Bala Krishnan, founder and chief product officer of Peel.