SPARK Microsystems Blog: With UWB, Wireless Gaming Mice Are Finally Levelling the Playing Field with Wired Mice in Esports
Since the dawn of esports, wired mice were considered indispensable for serious gamers seeking the utmost in performance, but times have changed – technology has changed – and wireless mice are coming to market soon that will completely close the performance gap between wired and wireless once and for all.
SPARK Microsystems' latest funding round to support commercialisation of devices and sensors
SPARK Microsystems, the Montreal-based fabless semiconductor company specialising in next-generation ultra-wideband (UWB) wireless communications, has closed a new round of funding.
SPARK Microsystems Raises $34 Million to Meet Chip Demand Amid Supply Crunch
BetaKit discusses Montréal-based fabless semiconductor company Spark Microsystems $34 million CAD Series B financing as the broader chip industry continues to grapple with a supply crunch and demand fluctuations.
SPARK Microsystems Blog: With AR/VR Tech Heating Up, Experts Ask: How Will Users Control Their AR Smart Glasses and Wearables?
The news media has been buzzing about augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technology on the heels of some impressive product unveilings. With AR/VR tech gaining early commercial momentum, technology leaders large and small are innovating and investing in AR/VR to speed the arrival of truly breakthrough XR and metaverse technologies. SPARK Microsystems discusses the state of AR and VR smart glasses and headsets in this blog.
Holiday Shopping with a “UWB Engineer”: The Saga Continues
As the smoke clears on the 2022 holiday season, our frazzled and notoriously shopping-impaired protagonist takes a much-needed breather and surveys what months of carefully considered holiday shopping has wrought. The results? Quite frankly the results could have been better. Here’s what transpired.
SPARK Microsystems and UBITO Leverages UWB Technology by developing Wireless, Battery-less IoT Sensors
SPARK Microsystems and UBITO have partnered to develop a range of UWB-based wireless sensing and IoT solutions. This partnership will allow UBITO to leverage SPARK Microsystems’ UWB technology for wireless, battery-less sensor applications in multiple industries, including smart home, industrial automation, and condition monitoring.
SPARK Microsystems Blog: For Wireless Gaming Mice, UWB Achieves New Performance Benchmarks on the Path to Seamlessly Interactive AR/VR
In order to architect the AR/VR connected devices of tomorrow, we must first solve the connectivity needs of wireless devices today. And for traditional gaming and audio apps, it’s clearer than ever that collectively we’re reaching the outer limits of what’s possible with legacy short-range connectivity platforms. The time for UWB is right now.
SPARK Microsystems Blog: Good Citizenship Among Great Protocols - Planning for Future Interoperability Between UWB, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
For applications like wireless gaming and audio, positioning/location awareness, and mobile AR/VR in the metaverse, it’s crucial that we work together to ensure UWB’s seamless coexistence among complementary short-range wireless technologies like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.