Future hardware options

Gabriel Ambuehl gabriel_ambuehl at buz.ch
Fri Mar 21 13:20:00 CET 2008

On Thursday 20 March 2008 23:13:59 Andy Green wrote:
> Agreed here... the main constraint will be that if we want the display
> active, we need to have the main CPU up to generate the video.  But I am
> hoping we will be able to pretty strongly in most cases have the CPU
> power acting in sync to the LCM backlight power, in terms the CPU goes
> into its lowest power standby mode as soon as the display is not lit, a
> tap on the touchscreen or whatever else you would use to get the display
> lit again also wakes the CPU.

Well with a transflective display you could do some data display even without 
powering the backlight. Many phones do this to display time etc, that would 
be very useful to have in my view.
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