Items tagged with notion ink

Notion Ink is a name you don't hear too much of anymore, partly because its first generation Adam tablet has been overshadowed by the current crop of powerul Android slates. The other reason is because the company wasn't ready to announce its Adam II tablet... until now. Texas Instruments has partnered up with Notion Ink to provide the Adam II with an OMAP44xx processor along with other TI components, such as Wi-Link 7.0 and Phoenix Audio Power Amplifiers, Notion Ink says. The next generation tablet will also leverage power optimizations achieved using TI's integrated power management IC. PowerVR's SGX5xxx GPU will provide the Adam II with its pixel pushing power, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich... Read more...
Notion Ink might just be the darkhorse for the company that creates "the" tablet to beat in 2011. All of the mainstream buzz is obviously surrounding the purported second-gen iPad, which is rumored to ship later this year, but Notion Ink's 'Adam' has one thing that Apple probably doesn't: a Pixel Qi display. If you aren't familiar with Pixel Qi, that's a display company based out of Taiwan, and their proprietary panels are very unique in a couple of ways. For one, they're nearly as energy efficient as your average E Ink display, like those found in the Kindle, but unlike typical e-paper, the Pixel Qi display is capable of displaying color and full-motion video. On the Adam, the Pixel Qi display... Read more...