Despite all the challenges that 2020 threw at us, it’s been a fascinating year in terms of digital technology advancements. From endless Zoom conference calls replacing international travel to robot cleaners becoming the “must-have” products of the pandemic era, the digitization of our everyday lives has taken a massive leap forward. At CEVA, we’re proud that our IPs are estimated to ship in more than 1.1 billion devices this year, on the back of this digital transformation wave. Below highlights 9 of the more interesting devices launched this year that are powered by CEVA.
iPhone SE 2020
Launched in April, this low-cost iPhone powered by CEVA DSP technology exceeded sales expectations all year, thanks to its low price and high-end features. Starting at just $399, it provides a compelling option for first-time iPhone users to experience the magic of Apple products, without breaking the bank.
Google Pixel Buds
Google’s AirPods Pro alternatives were launched earlier this year, powered by CEVA Bluetooth IP and audio/voice DSP. A nice fit, good sound, plus the ability to control volume on the earbuds themselves make the Pixel Buds a great set of TWS earbuds for Android users.
The latest smartwatch from Fitbit is an advanced health smartwatch that helps you tune in to your body with tools for stress management, heart health, SpO2, skin temperature & more. Powered by CEVA’s audio/voice DSP, you can also access virtual assistants and playback music directly from your watch.
At the more affordable end of the market, Wyze recently launched its 1.75 inch LCD smartwatch, complete with heart rate and blood oxygen saturation tracking and a 9 day battery life. At just $20, this is an incredible smartwatch, powered by CEVA’s Bluetooth technology.
DJI Mavic Air 2
Combines high-end imaging features and powerful flight performance in a compact form factor. A safer, smarter flight powered by CEVA’s Vision/AI DSP enables you to up your game while fully enjoying the creative process.
China Telecom Tianyi No. 1 5G smartphone
As China approaches the 200m 5G subscriber mark, China Telecom has launched the cheapest 5G smartphone to date. At Just $150, this smartphone powered by CEVA 5G DSP technology brings the speed of 5G to the masses.
China Unicom 5G CPE box
For those in China who want the speed of 5G directly into their home or office, China Unicom launched a 5G wireless LAN router powered by CEVA 5G DSP technology.
Ecovacs DEEBOT OZMO T5
Robot cleaners are one of the hottest products of the COVID-19 era, as more people are faced with the prospect of having to clean their homes. CEVA provides both sensor fusion software and the vision DSP for 3D SLAM technology in robot cleaners, with the Deebot Ozmo T5 featuring the latter.
SODAQ TRACK SOLAR
This device powered by CEVA’s cellular IoT DSP forms parts of the SODAQ TRACK asset tracking and weighs just 100g. In low duty cycle applications comprising up to eight pings a day, SODAQ says the asset tracker will operate perpetually on harvested solar energy alone, meaning your asset can be tracked anywhere in the world where there is a cellular network.