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The Acer Iconia is a range of tablet computers from Acer Inc. of Taiwan.
The Adam Tablet is a tablet computer designed by Bangalore-based firm Notion Ink Design Labs.
Adaptive Scalable Texture Compression (ASTC) is a lossy block-based texture compression algorithm developed by Jørn Nystad et al.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American multinational semiconductor company based in Santa Clara, California, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets.
Allwinner Technology is a fabless semiconductor company that designs mixed-signal systems on a chip (SoC).
Anand Lal Shimpi (born June 26, 1982) is a tech journalist and American businessman before joining Apple Inc.
AnandTech is an online computer hardware magazine.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
Apple Inc. has developed a range of "System on Chip" (SoC) as well as "System in Package" (SiP) processors for powering their mobile consumer devices and other tasks.
ARM, previously Advanced RISC Machine, originally Acorn RISC Machine, is a family of reduced instruction set computing (RISC) architectures for computer processors, configured for various environments.
ARM big.LITTLE is a heterogeneous computing architecture developed by ARM Holdings, coupling relatively battery-saving and slower processor cores (LITTLE) with relatively more powerful and power-hungry ones (big).
The ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore is a 32-bit processor core licensed by ARM Holdings implementing the ARMv7-A architecture.
The ARM Cortex-A53 is one of the first two microarchitectures implementing the ARMv8-A 64-bit instruction set designed by ARM Holdings.
The ARM Cortex-A57 is a microarchitecture implementing the ARMv8-A 64-bit instruction set designed by ARM Holdings.
The ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore is a 32-bit processor core licensed by ARM Holdings implementing the ARMv7-A architecture.
ARM11 is a group of older 32-bit RISC ARM processor cores licensed by ARM Holdings.
The Asus Eee Pad Transformer (TF101) is an Android tablet computer announced at CES 2011 and launched on 30 March 2011.
The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime (TF201) is the world's first Android tablet computer with a quad-core processor, and a successor to the dual-core Asus Eee Pad Transformer.
Asus Transformer Pad Infinity (also known as the TF700T) - is a tablet computer made by Asus, successor to the Asus Transformer Prime.
The Asus Transformer Pad TF300T is an Android tablet computer with a quad-core processor, and a successor to Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime.
The Asus Transformer Pad TF701T is an Android tablet computer made by Asus, successor to the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity.
Atom is a system on a chip (SoC) platform designed for smartphones and tablet computers, launched by Intel in 2012.
Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer that designs, engineers, produces, markets and distributes luxury vehicles.
A baseband processor (also known as baseband radio processor, BP, or BBP) is a device (a chip or part of a chip) in a network interface that manages all the radio functions (all functions that require an antenna); however, this term is generally not used in reference to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth radios.
Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
The Blackphone is a smartphone built to ensure privacy, developed by SGP Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Silent Circle.
In embedded systems, a board support package (BSP) is the layer of software containing hardware-specific drivers and other routines that allow a particular operating system (traditionally a real-time operating system, or RTOS) to function in a particular hardware environment (a computer or CPU card), integrated with the RTOS itself.
In computing, booting is starting up a computer or computer appliance until it can be used.
Broadcom Inc. (formerly Avago Technologies) is a designer, developer and global supplier of products based on analog and digital semiconductor technologies within four primary markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage, and industrial & others.
Cavium is a fabless semiconductor company based in San Jose, California, specializing in ARM-based and MIPS-based network, video and security processors and SoCs.
A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.
A code name or cryptonym is a word or name used, sometimes clandestinely, to refer to another name, word, project or person.
Composite video (one channel) is an analog video transmission (without audio) that carries standard definition video typically at 480i or 576i resolution.
Coolpad Group Limited formerly known as China Wireless Technologies Limited is a Caymans-incorporated holding company.
Cruz is a line of Android-based e-book readers and tablet computers by Velocity Micro, a privately held computer manufacturer located in Richmond, Virginia that specializes in custom high-end computers.
CUDA is a parallel computing platform and application programming interface (API) model created by Nvidia.
D-1 or 4:2:2 Component Digital is a SMPTE digital recording video standard, introduced in 1986 through efforts by SMPTE engineering committees.
In telecommunications, data-transfer rate is the average number of bits (bitrate), characters or symbols (baudrate), or data blocks per unit time passing through a communication link in a data-transmission system.
DDR SDRAM is a double data rate synchronous dynamic random-access memory class of memory integrated circuits used in computers.
DDR2 SDRAM is a double data rate synchronous dynamic random-access memory interface.
Double data rate type three SDRAM (DDR3 SDRAM) is a type of synchronous dynamic random-access memory (SDRAM) with a high bandwidth ("double data rate") interface, and has been in use since 2007.
Direct3D is a graphics application programming interface (API) for Microsoft Windows.
The Nvidia Drive PX is a series of computers aimed at providing autonomous car and driver assistance functionality powered by deep learning.
The Droid X is a smartphone released by Motorola on July 15, 2010.
In an automobile, an electronic instrument cluster, digital instrument panel or digital dash for short, is a set of instrumentation, including the speedometer, that is displayed with a digital readout rather than with the traditional analog gauges.
Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics.
Epic Games, Inc. (formerly Potomac Computer Systems and later Epic MegaGames, Inc.) is an American video game and software development corporation based in Cary, North Carolina.
Evolved High Speed Packet Access, or HSPA+, or HSPA(Plus), or HSPAP is a technical standard for wireless, broadband telecommunication.
Exynos is a series of ARM-based (reduced instruction set) System-on-Chips (SoCs) developed and manufactured by Samsung Electronics and is a continuation of Samsung's earlier S3C, S5L and S5P line of SoCs.
A Fin Field-effect transistor (FinFET) is a MOSFET tri-gate transistor built on a substrate where the gate is placed on two, three, or four sides of the channel or wrapped around the channel, forming a double gate structure.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. was an American multinational corporation headquartered in Austin, Texas, with design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations in more than 75 locations in 19 countries.
GeForce is a brand of graphics processing units (GPUs) designed by Nvidia.
General-purpose computing on graphics processing units (GPGPU, rarely GPGP) is the use of a graphics processing unit (GPU), which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the central processing unit (CPU).
The gibibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
In computer graphics, a computer graphics pipeline, rendering pipeline or simply graphics pipeline, is a conceptual model that describes what steps a graphics system needs to perform to render a 3D scene to a 2D screen.
A graphics processing unit (GPU) is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display device.
H.264 or MPEG-4 Part 10, Advanced Video Coding (MPEG-4 AVC) is a block-oriented motion-compensation-based video compression standard.
In computing, half precision is a binary floating-point computer number format that occupies 16 bits (two bytes in modern computers) in computer memory.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a proprietary audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265 and MPEG-H Part 2, is a video compression standard, one of several potential successors to the widely used AVC (H.264 or MPEG-4 Part 10).
HiSilicon is a Chinese fabless semiconductor company based in Shenzhen, Guangdong and fully owned by Huawei.
The HTC One X is a touchscreen-based, slate-sized smartphone designed and manufactured by HTC.
The i.MX range is a family of Freescale Semiconductor (now part of NXP) proprietary microcontrollers for multimedia applications based on the ARM architecture and focused on low-power consumption.
Icera Inc. is a British multinational fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Bristol, United Kingdom and a wholly owned subsidiary of Nvidia Corporation.
In-car entertainment (ICE), or in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), is a collection of hardware and software in automobiles that provides audio or video entertainment.
Intel Corporation (stylized as intel) is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley.
Iron Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
ISO 26262, titled "Road vehicles – Functional safety", is an international standard for functional safety of electrical and/or electronic systems in production automobiles defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 2011.
The AMD Jaguar Family 16h is a low-power microarchitecture designed by AMD, and used in APUs succeeding the Bobcat Family microarchitecture in 2013 and being succeeded by AMD's Puma architecture in 2014.
Jean Grey-Summers (born Jean Elaine Grey) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Kepler is the codename for a GPU microarchitecture developed by Nvidia, first introduced at retail in April 2012, as the successor to the Fermi microarchitecture.
The LG Optimus 2X is a smartphone designed and manufactured by LG Electronics.
The LG Optimus 4X HD is a slate, multi-touch smartphone running the Android operating system.
The LG Optimus Pad is a tablet computer developed by LG Electronics for its own line-up and for specific mobile carriers in selected countries.
The Linux kernel is an open-source monolithic Unix-like computer operating system kernel.
In telecommunication, Long-Term Evolution (LTE) is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies.
Maxwell is the codename for a GPU microarchitecture developed by Nvidia as the successor to the Kepler microarchitecture.
MediaTek Inc. is a Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company that provides chips for wireless communications, High-definition television, handheld mobile devices like smartphones and tablet computers, navigation systems, consumer multimedia products and Digital subscriber line services as well as optical disc drives.
The memory controller is a digital circuit that manages the flow of data going to and from the computer's main memory.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
Kin was a short-lived mobile phone line from Microsoft designed for users of social networking.
Microsoft Surface is a series of touchscreen Windows personal computers and interactive whiteboards designed and developed by Microsoft.
Mobile DDR (also known as mDDR, Low Power DDR, LPDDR, or LP-DDR) is a type of double data rate synchronous DRAM for mobile computers.
A mobile Internet device (MID) is a multimedia-capable mobile device providing wireless Internet access.
The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry, incorporating a thought-leadership conference that features prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world.
MOJO, stylized as M.O.J.O., is an Android-based video game microconsole manufactured by Mad Catz.
The Motorola Atrix 4G (also known as MB860, ME860 in Asia market, MB861 in Korean market) is an Android-based smartphone by Motorola, introduced in CES 2011 on January 5, 2011.
The Motorola Photon 4G is a high end Android-based mobile smartphone that is distributed exclusively by Sprint.
The Motorola Xoom is an Android-based tablet computer by Motorola, introduced at CES 2011 on January 5, 2011.
MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-4 Visual (formally ISO/IEC 14496-2) is a video compression format developed by MPEG.
A multi-core processor is a single computing component with two or more independent processing units called cores, which read and execute program instructions.
The nanometre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI symbol: nm) or nanometer (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one billionth (short scale) of a metre (m).
The first-generation Nexus 7 is a mini tablet computer co-developed by Google and Asus that runs the Android operating system.
The Nexus 9 (codenamed Volantis or Flounder) is a tablet computer co-developed by Google and HTC that runs the Android operating system.
The Nintendo Switch is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo.
Nomadik is a family of microprocessors for multimedia applications from STMicroelectronics.
A northbridge or host bridge is one of the two chips in the core logic chipset architecture on a PC motherboard, the other being the southbridge.
NovaThor was a platform consisting of integrated System on Chips (SoC) and modems for smartphones and tablets developed by ST-Ericsson, a 50/50 joint venture of Ericsson and STMicroelectronics established on February 3, 2009.
Nvidia Corporation (most commonly referred to as Nvidia, stylized as NVIDIA, or (due to their logo) nVIDIA) is an American technology company incorporated in Delaware and based in Santa Clara, California.
Nvidia Jetson stands for a series of computation processor boards from Nvidia.
The Nvidia Shield (stylized SHIELD), also known as the Shield Android TV or Shield Console, is an Android TV-based digital media player produced by Nvidia as part of its Shield brand of Android devices.
Olivetti S.p.A. is an Italian manufacturer of typewriters, computers, tablets, smartphones, printers and other such business products as calculators and fax machines.
The OMAP (Open Multimedia Applications Platform) family, developed by Texas Instruments, is a series of image/video processors.
The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.
OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision) is a library of programming functions mainly aimed at real-time computer vision.
Open Graphics Library (OpenGL) is a cross-language, cross-platform application programming interface (API) for rendering 2D and 3D vector graphics.
OpenGL for Embedded Systems (OpenGL ES or GLES) is a subset of the OpenGL computer graphics rendering application programming interface (API) for rendering 2D and 3D computer graphics such as those used by video games, typically hardware-accelerated using a graphics processing unit (GPU).
Opera is a web browser for Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems developed by Opera Software AS.
Opera Software AS is a Norwegian software company, primarily known for its desktop Opera web browser, and mobile web browser Opera Mini.
An Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) is a company that produces parts and equipment that may be marketed by another manufacturer.
The Ouya, stylized as OUYA, is an Android-based microconsole developed by Ouya Inc.
Pascal is the codename for a GPU microarchitecture developed by Nvidia, as the successor to the Maxwell architecture.
A personal digital assistant (PDA), also known as a handheld PC, is a variety mobile device which functions as a personal information manager.
Phoronix is a technology website that offers insights regarding the development of the Linux kernel, product reviews, interviews, and news regarding free and open-source software by monitoring the Linux kernel mailing list or interviews.
In digital imaging, a pixel, pel, dots, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen.
Pixel C is a 10.2-inch (260 mm) Android tablet developed and marketed by Google.
Professor Charles Francis Xavier (colloquial: Professor X) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and is the founder and leader of the X-Men.
Project Denver is the codename of a microarchitecture designed by Nvidia that implements the ARMv8-A 64/32-bit instruction sets using a combination of simple hardware decoder and software-based binary translation (dynamic recompilation) where "Denver's binary translation layer runs in software, at a lower level than the operating system, and stores commonly accessed, already optimized code sequences in a 128 MB cache stored in main memory".
The Puma Family 16h is a low-power microarchitecture by AMD for its APUs.
QNX is a commercial Unix-like real-time operating system, aimed primarily at the embedded systems market.
Snapdragon is a suite of system on a chip (SoC) semiconductor products for mobile devices designed and marketed by Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
The render output unit, often abbreviated as "ROP", and sometimes called (perhaps more properly) raster operations pipeline, is a hardware component in modern graphics processing units (GPUs) and one of the final steps in the rendering process of modern graphics cards.
is a Japanese semiconductor manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo.
Robert Bosch GmbH, or Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and electronics company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart, Germany.
Rockchip (Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Co., Ltd.) is a Chinese fabless semiconductor company based in Fuzhou, Fujian province.
S-Video (also known as separate video and Y/C) is a signaling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.
Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul.
The Samsung Captivate Glide (SGH-i927) as it is called in the United States, and sold as the Samsung Galaxy S Glide (SGH-i927R) in Canada, is the first physical QWERTY Galaxy S class smartphone running under the Android operating system to be released by Samsung for AT&T (US) and Rogers Wireless (Canada).
The Samsung Galaxy R (Royal) (I9103) is an Android smartphone that was announced by Samsung on August 10, 2011 as a variant to the Samsung Galaxy S II.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is an Android-based tablet computer designed and manufactured by Samsung, introduced in 2011.
A sedan (American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand English) or saloon (British, Irish and Indian English) is a passenger car in a three-box configuration with A, B & C-pillars and principal volumes articulated in separate compartments for engine, passenger and cargo.
In computer graphics, a shader is a type of computer program that was originally used for shading (the production of appropriate levels of light, darkness, and color within an image) but which now performs a variety of specialized functions in various fields of computer graphics special effects or does video post-processing unrelated to shading, or even functions unrelated to graphics at all.
The Nvidia Shield Portable is a handheld video game console developed by Nvidia, released on July 31, 2013.
The Shield Tablet, later relaunched as the Shield Tablet K1, is a gaming tablet, developed by Nvidia and released on July 29, 2014.
Single-precision floating-point format is a computer number format, usually occupying 32 bits in computer memory; it represents a wide dynamic range of numeric values by using a floating radix point.
A smartbook was a class of mobile device that combined certain features of both a smartphone and netbook computer, produced between 2009 and 2010.
A smartphone is a handheld personal computer with a mobile operating system and an integrated mobile broadband cellular network connection for voice, SMS, and Internet data communication; most, if not all, smartphones also support Wi-Fi.
Software-defined radio (SDR) is a radio communication system where components that have been traditionally implemented in hardware (e.g. mixers, filters, amplifiers, modulators/demodulators, detectors, etc.) are instead implemented by means of software on a personal computer or embedded system.
The Tablet S (formerly named S1) is the first tablet computer released by Sony.
The Xperia Tablet S is a touchscreen Android tablet designed by Sony.
The southbridge is one of the two chips in the core logic chipset on a personal computer (PC) motherboard, the other being the northbridge.
SPECint is a computer benchmark specification for CPU integer processing power.
Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
ST-Ericsson was a multinational manufacturer of wireless products and semiconductors, supplying to mobile device manufacturers.
Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
The first-generation Surface (launched as Surface with Windows RT, later marketed as Surface RT) is a hybrid tablet computer developed and manufactured by Microsoft.
Surface 2 is a Surface-series Windows RT hybrid tablet computer created by Microsoft.
Symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) involves a multiprocessor computer hardware and software architecture where two or more identical processors are connected to a single, shared main memory, have full access to all input and output devices, and are controlled by a single operating system instance that treats all processors equally, reserving none for special purposes.
A system on a chip or system on chip (SoC) is an integrated circuit (also known as an "IC" or "chip") that integrates all components of a computer or other electronic systems.
Tango (formerly named Project Tango, while in-testing) was an augmented reality computing platform, developed and authored by the Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP), a skunkworks division of Google.
The tebibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
The Tegra Note 7 is a mini tablet computer and the second Tegra 4 based mobile device designed by Nvidia that runs the Android operating system.
A tensor processing unit (TPU) is an AI accelerator application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) developed by Google specifically for neural network machine learning.
The Tesla Model S is a full-sized / mid-size luxury all-electric five-door liftback Q-car (for P models), produced by Tesla, Inc., and introduced on June 22, 2012.
Tesla, Inc. (formerly Tesla Motors) was founded in 2003, and is an American multinational corporation based in Palo Alto, California, that specializes in electric vehicles, lithium-ion battery energy storage and solar panel manufacturing (through the subsidiary company SolarCity).
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) is an American technology company that designs and manufactures semiconductors and various integrated circuits, which it sells to electronics designers and manufacturers globally.
A texture mapping unit (TMU) is a component in modern graphics processing units (GPUs).
Tom's Hardware is an online publication owned by Purch Group and focused on technology.
Toshiba AC100 is a smartbook device from Toshiba.
A touchscreen is an input and output device normally layered on the top of an electronic visual display of an information processing system.
The Trim-Slice is a small, fanless nettop computer manufactured by the Israeli company CompuLab.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Limited (TSMC), also known as Taiwan Semiconductor, is the world's largest dedicated independent (pure-play) semiconductor foundry, with its headquarters and main operations located in the Hsinchu Science and Industrial Park in Hsinchu, Taiwan.
Ubuntu (stylized as ubuntu) is a free and open source operating system and Linux distribution based on Debian.
In the field of 3D computer graphics, the Unified Shader Model (known in Direct3D 10 as "Shader Model 4.0") refers to a form of shader hardware in a graphical processing unit (GPU) where all of the shader stages in the rendering pipeline (geometry, vertex, pixel, etc.) have the same capabilities.
The Unreal Engine is a game engine developed by Epic Games, first showcased in the 1998 first-person shooter game Unreal.
USB On-The-Go, often abbreviated to USB OTG or just OTG, is a specification first used in late 2001 that allows USB devices, such as tablets or smartphones, to act as a host, allowing other USB devices, such as USB flash drives, digital cameras, mice or keyboards, to be attached to them.
SMPTE 421M, informally known as VC-1, is a video coding format.
Velocity Micro is a privately held boutique computer manufacturer located in Richmond, VA (USA), specializing in custom high-performance gaming computers, pro workstations, and high-performance computer solutions.
Very long instruction word (VLIW) refers to instruction set architectures designed to exploit instruction level parallelism (ILP).
Vibrante is the name of a Linux distribution created by NVIDIA and used for at least their Drive PX 2 platform series.
Video Graphics Array (VGA) is the display hardware first introduced with the IBM PS/2 line of computers in 1987, following CGA and EGA introduced in earlier IBM personal computers.
VideoCore is a low-power mobile multimedia processor originally developed by Alphamosaic Ltd and now owned by Broadcom.
The ViewSonic G Tablet is an Android-based tablet (slate) produced by ViewSonic Corporation, a manufacturer and provider of visual technology.
Vizio Inc. is an American privately owned company that develops consumer electronics.
Volta, an Nvidia-developed GPU microarchitecture codename, succeeds Pascal and was announced as a future roadmap ambition in March 2013.
VP9 is an open and royalty-free video coding format developed by Google.
Vulkan is a low-overhead, cross-platform 3D graphics and compute API.
WebM is an audiovisual media file format.
Windows Embedded Compact, formerly Windows Embedded CE and Windows CE, is an operating system subfamily developed by Microsoft as part of its Windows Embedded family of products.* Unlike Windows Embedded Standard, which is based on Windows NT, Windows Embedded Compact uses a different hybrid kernel.
Windows Mobile is a discontinued family of mobile operating systems developed by Microsoft for smartphones and Pocket PCs.
Wolverine (birthname: James Howlett colloquial: Logan, Weapon X) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, mostly in association with the X-Men.
The Xiaomi Mi 3 (Chinese: 小米手机3) is a high-end, premium Android smartphone produced by Xiaomi Tech.
XScale is a microarchitecture for central processing units initially designed by Intel implementing the ARM architecture (version 5) instruction set.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG, also known as ZF Group, and commonly abbreviated to ZF (ZF.
ZiiLABS is a global technology company, producing a line of media-oriented application processors, reference platforms and enabling software in a series of platforms named ZMS.
The Zune HD is a portable media player in the Zune product family released on September 15, 2009 by Microsoft. It was a direct competitor with Apple's iPod touch series of mobile devices. It was initially released in 16 and 32 GB capacities. A 64 GB version was released on April 9, 2010. It has a touchscreen interface for navigation and included Wi-Fi for synchronization, access to the Zune Marketplace and Web browsing. The Zune HD utilized the Nvidia Tegra APX 2600 chip, allowing it to play 720p video through the optional HDMI Zune dock on a high-definition television. Otherwise, content would be scaled down to 480×272 pixels on the player's OLED touchscreen.
1080p (1920×1080 px; also known as '''Full HD''' or FHD and BT.709) is a set of HDTV high-definition video modes characterized by 1080 horizontal lines of vertical resolution; the p stands for progressive scan, i.e. non-interlaced.
32-bit microcomputers are computers in which 32-bit microprocessors are the norm.
In computer architecture, 64-bit computing is the use of processors that have datapath widths, integer size, and memory address widths of 64 bits (eight octets).
720p (1280×720 px; also called HD Ready or standard HD) is a progressive HDTV signal format with 720 horizontal lines and an aspect ratio (AR) of 16:9, normally known as widescreen HDTV (1.78:1).
8K resolution, or 8K UHD, is the current highest ultra high definition television (UHDTV) resolution in digital television and digital cinematography.
GeForce ULV, Jetson TX1, Kal-El (microprocessor), Kal–El, NVIDIA APX 2500, NVIDIA Tegra, NVIDIA Tegra 2, Nividia Tegra 2, Nvidia APX 2500, Nvidia K1, Nvidia Tegra, Nvidia Tegra 2, Nvidia Tegra 250, Nvidia Tegra 3, Nvidia Tegra 4, Nvidia Tegra 4i, Nvidia Tegra 600, Nvidia Tegra 650, Nvidia Tegra 6xx, Nvidia Tegra APX, Nvidia Tegra APX 2500, Nvidia Tegra APX 2600, Nvidia Tegra K1, Nvidia Tegra X1, Nvidia Tegra X2, Tegra 2, Tegra 3, Tegra 4, Tegra 4i, Tegra 5, Tegra 6, Tegra 600, Tegra 650, Tegra 6xx, Tegra 7, Tegra APX, Tegra APX 2500, Tegra APX 2600, Tegra K1, Tegra X1, Tegra X2, Tegra2, Tegra3.