Smart, Mobile Photo Printing Anytime, Anywhere
Most smart phones today offer integrated digital cameras that rival traditional compact cameras in both image quality and ease-of-use. The portability of smart phones has enabled the explosion of digital image sharing, and is also driving the need for high quality image printing on-the-go. LG’s Pocket Photo mobile printer, powered by Conexant’s CX92137, has a lightweight, compact design and is compatible with Android and iOS smart phones as well as laptops. Targeted to consumers of all ages who are looking to enhance their mobile lifestyle, LG’s Pocket Photo printer delivers on the promise of portability, and the technology collaboration with Conexant was an important step in making it possible.
Harnessing the low-power, low-cost and advanced image processing capabilities of Conexant’s CX92137, LG’s Pocket Photo mobile printer uses ZINK® Zero Ink® technology – enabling the printing of digital images without ink/toners cartridges or ribbons. Designed specifically for photo printing applications, Conexant’s chip contains a powerful ARM 32-bit core with a Memory Management Unit (MMU) to deliver the power required for high-speed imaging applications. This SoC incorporates advanced image processing and print engine control technology that controls thermal transfer and dye-sublimation print engines as well as the entire system (including WiFi networking control, motor control, user interface and low power management). The result is a reduction in both system costs and board space.
Experience Smart: Conexant at CES
At 2014 International CES, Conexant is presenting an enhanced user experience at its ‘Experience Smart™’ suite. From voice interactive applications that go mobile – to cloud imaging for printing – to video processors that deliver quality, Conexant combines its significant IP portfolio in DSP and mixed signal technology with innovative embedded software to produce highly innovative software and silicon solutions. These solutions are designed to enrich and expand audio and imaging capabilities. At the show, Conexant will be demonstrating a range of ImagingSmart solutions, including an LG Pocket Photo mobile printer using the CX92137. Please visit Conexant’s Experience Smart Facebook page for all of the details.