New Low Powered High Efficiency Arm Chip Promises Internet Everywhere
Arm have announced a new high efficiency chip that will allow deviced to maintain a constant internet connection. The BBC has more here: BBC News - Arm's latest processors aim to stretch internet's reach
Arm Holdings has unveiled what it describes as the "world's most energy-efficient microprocessor" design.
The firm says that microcontrollers based on the "Flycatcher" architecture will pave the way for the "internet of things" - the spread of the net to a wider range of devices.
It suggests that fridges and other white goods, medical equipment, energy meters, and home and office lighting will all benefit from the innovation.
I know it has always been mentioned about fridges having network connectivity over the years, but why? Seriously, why?