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August 27, 2014

Google teams up with RockChip for Project Ara SOC

Google has announced that they are teaming up with China-based chipmaker RockChip to come up with a System-on-Chip that will be used on the modular Project Ara handset.

Project Ara

The team that oversees the development of Project Ara said that the goal to make a new SoC, with the help of RockChip, that will have a UniPro interface, which would then allow the chip to “function as an application processor in an Ara module without the need for a bridge chip.”

According to the team, they’re hoping to demo a working Ara prototype running on RockChip SoC during the early part of 2015.

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One Response to “Google teams up with RockChip for Project Ara SOC”

  1. Mon says:

    I’m starting to think people are losing interest in Project Ara :S just hope when it comes out, it won’t end up like google glass…

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This article was written by Ronnie Bulaong, a special features contributor and correspondent for YugaTech. Follow him on Twitter @turonbulaong.

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