A start-up that has received include Samsung and Qualcomm money has its first line socs presented for wearables. The socs should allow a battery life of one month in mobile phone accessories such as watches.
The line socs named Dhanush comes in four variants. There are less powerful variants of wearables, while the more luxurious models also can display graphics and advanced mobile operating systems can run. The company behind the socs, the American Indian Ineda says that all socs have to make. A battery life of one month for Ineda does not state what the requirements are in areas such as battery size to get that month, but it claims that the battery life up to ten times as well as with current wearables.
The more luxurious models have a sensorhub “which input sensors can process independently of the application processor which wearables can always listen to voice commands and example steps can count.
The company has announced few technical details about the processors for wearables, such as the architecture and core they are based, and whether the GPU on board and that the socs have onboard support for wireless technologies such as WiFi and Bluetooth. Of images on the site can be deduced that the socs will have multiple processor cores on board: a ‘class’ core application processor, a low-power processor and a core for sensorhub. The company refers to itself as the socs “WPU” wearable processing unit.