ARM may be well known for spearheading processor development for our favourite mobile devices, but the company also offers a wide range of processors for many other applications. Wearables look set to be the next big range of smart devices, but increasingly we’re seeing other pieces of technology make use of microprocessors and wireless communication technologies. While the fully connected world of the Internet of Things (IoT) is still a way away, an increasing number of devices are being built which can communicate with each other, either via wireless connections, like Bluetooth, or through the World Wide Web. IoT, a market set…
ARM is already powering the majority of wearables on the market and looks set to solidify its position, through smart products and investment in developers.
From your smartphone, to your car, to your washing machine, there could be an ARM-designed Cortex chip in most devices that you use every day.
Intel’s new Quark SoC family is designed for applications where ultra-low power consumption is essential, such as smartwatches and other wearable computers.