SOURCE: QuickLogic Corporation

QuickLogic Corporation

April 09, 2015 09:00 ET

QuickLogic Introduces New ArcticLink 3 S2 LP -- Lowest Power Programmable Sensor Hub in the Industry

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 9, 2015) -

  • Only 75microWatts active power consumption -- extends battery life of consumer devices
  • Silicon platform supports large and rapidly expanding SenseMe algorithm library

QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator of ultra-low power programmable sensor hubs, today announced the addition of the ArcticLink® 3 S2 LP to its family of ultra-low power programmable sensor hubs. At just 75uWatts (68uA @ 1.1V) active power consumption, this new platform is the lowest power programmable sensor hub on the market. Together with QuickLogic's extensive SenseMe™ algorithm library and reference designs, the ArcticLink 3 S2 LP enables designers to add more features and capabilities and greatly extend the battery life of smartphone and wearable devices.

The ArcticLink 3 S2 LP reduces the power requirements on the host system by almost 50% as compared to the standard S2, and consumes significantly less power than competing MCU-based sensor hub solutions. This translates directly to an improved user experience due to longer battery life and more time between recharging for smartphones and wearables. The device supports QuickLogic's extensive library of SenseMe sensor algorithms as well as OEM-developed and third-party algorithms, which enables the addition of many more features and capabilities to consumer devices.

"We've taken the lowest power programmable sensor hub in the industry, the ArcticLink 3 S2, and reduced its power consumption even further while maintaining pin-compatibility," said Paul Karazuba, director of marketing and media at QuickLogic Corporation. "Coupled with our extensive library of SenseMe algorithms, QuickLogic empowers OEMs to create feature-rich, sensor-based devices with outstanding battery life."

For more information on ArcticLink 3 S2 LP, please visit http://www.quicklogic.com/platforms/sensor-hub/al3s2

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About QuickLogic
QuickLogic Corporation is the inventor and pioneer of innovative, customizable semiconductor solutions for mobile and portable electronics OEMs and ODMs. These silicon plus software solutions are called Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs). CSSPs enable our customers to bring their products to market more quickly and remain in the market longer, with the low power, cost and size demanded by the mobile and portable electronics market. For more information about QuickLogic and CSSPs, visit www.quicklogic.com.

QuickLogic and ArcticLink are registered trademarks and the QuickLogic logo and SenseMe are trademarks of QuickLogic Corporation. All other brands or trademarks are the property of their respective holders and should be treated as such.

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