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Samsung Bio-Processor
Photo: Company [Jan 5, 2016]

Samsung Electronics has announced it is mass producing an all-in-one advanced system logic chip for the health-oriented wearables market, the Bio-Processor.

The Samsung Bio-Processor is specifically designed to allow accelerated development of wearable products for consumers who are increasingly monitoring their health and fitness on a daily basis, the vendor said.

By integrating analog front ends (AFE), microcontroller unit (MCU), power management IC, digital signal processor (DSP) and eFlash memory, Samsung's Bio-Processor is able to process the bio-signals it measures without the need of external processing parts.

Samsung Bio-Processor will be available in fitness/health devices within the first half of 2016, according to the company.

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