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UNISOC launches new-generation 4G chipset T616 and T606 to meet multiple needs

After the launch of T618 and T610, UNISOC has further expanded their 4G chipset family by launching the new generation octa-core 4G chipset T616 and T606.

UNISOC T616 is an octa-core LTE chipset with enhanced image capabilities, while T606 more focuses on the balance between performance and power consumption. Both chipsets support the UFS 2.1 fast flash memory interface for more efficient data access. With the launch of T616 and T606, UNISOC’s 4G chipset family will meet users’ needs in multiple application scenarios with its richer product lineup.

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Octa-core LTE Chipset with enhanced image capabilities – T616

UNISOC T616 is based on DynamIQ’s new generation of the big.LITTLE architecture. It consists of two 2.0 GHz Arm Cortex-A75 CPUs and six 1.8 GHz Arm Cortex-A55 processors and is equipped with the new-generation Mali G57 GPU for better performance.

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In the era of mobile Internet, using mobile phones to record moments anytime and anywhere has become an indispensable need. T616 supports advanced four camera photography, equipped with the fifth generation image engine Vivimagic solution independently developed by UNISOC. With AI portrait segmentation, seamless zoom, intelligent image retouching, scene detection as well as other techniques, it delivers exquisite high definition experience for users from three dimensions: color accuracy, high definition image enhancement and low power consumption:

On the basis of FHD, T616 supports the mainstream cameras of 64 megapixels. Thanks to the de-distortion algorithm for ultra-wide lens, the image can be effectively corrected to make it more realistic, with a higher degree of restoration and richer layers and without delay in switching. In the high dynamic scene, the details of the highlighted areas are still retained, while the brightness and contrast of dark areas is enhanced, and the color is restored.  In the indoor backlight scene, high precision algorithm is employed to effectively improve image layering so that users can shoot beautiful pictures easily in various environments. The solution includes techniques such as stepless blue light suppression adjustment, adaptive screen brightness control and intelligent resolution switching, which brings a leisurely and enjoyable long-battery-life experience while protecting the users’ eyes.

With continuous improvements to Internet speed, transmissibility has become the bottleneck to the performance of smartphone. In view of the pain point of users, T616’s data transmission speed is further upgraded. The Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.1 technology makes data access even more efficient and faster, with even the loading of large files such as videos not taking too long.

Octa-core LTE Chipset for all kinds of networks – T606

T606 is also based on DynamIQ’s new generation of the big.LITTLE architecture. Using the 12 nm technology, it consists of two 1.6 GHz Arm Cortex-A75 CPUs and six Arm Cortex-A55 processors, providing smoother and more stable performance.

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T606 adopts the image engine solution independently developed by UNISOC, equipped with a 3-core ISP image signal processor. Its 14 bit image processing channels can achieve non-delay switching while accurately restoring the image. With the newly added Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.1 technology, beautiful pictures can be quickly shot and uploaded.

UNISOC-powered smartphones’ Application Processor (AP) shipments soared in the first half of 2021, up 122% compared to the first half of 2020.1

As new-generation octa-core 4G products, T616 and T606 enrich UNISOC’s product portfolio, meeting the diversified needs of the users in the industry and boosting UNISOC’s technical strength and market share.

According to the Counterpoint Smartphone AP Shipment Tracker

Adhere Cavince

Destructive politics holding back global pandemic response

By Adhere Cavince

Last week, Kenya joined 23 other countries including China, Morocco, Thailand and South Africa to launch the International Forum on Covid-19 Vaccine cooperation; a new forum aimed at galvanising international synergy to provide low resourced countries with vaccines.

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In a joint declaration, the countries called for shared vaccine research and production to meet the current deficit besides pushing for progressive national entry regulations for the vaccinated based on fairness, equity, science, and none-discrimination.

The forum was convened in the backdrop of great anxiety on the side of developing countries that are currently battling new Covid-19 mutations even as global supply of vaccine has dwindled, largely due to the propensity of rich countries to hoard the commodities.

As some advanced economies think about administering the so-called booster shots, millions of vulnerable populations across the world are yet to get a first dose of the vaccines.The World Health Organization has decreed the move by affluent countries, warning that a delay in inoculating the world’s most vulnerable only risks birthing more problematic variants of the virus.

WHO Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has rightly warned that the next course of the pandemic will depend on global leadership. However, it appears that leadership bandwidth is being consumed by other extraneous actions that will only delay the supply of vaccines to communities in most need.

When the US President Joe Biden made the bold decision to rejoin the WHO in January 2021, many people in America and beyond expressed optimism that the move would bolster the global capacity to defeat the virus.

However, the new administration is forging ahead with diversionary tactics only emblematic of the disastrous tenure of former President Donald Trump.A key concern regards the US approach to Covid-19 source tracing.

The WHO had sent its own experts to Wuhan city that first reported the virus. Working alongside their Chinese counterparts, the WHO team made conclusions and recommendations in which a laboratory leak as a source of the pandemic was largely discounted.

One of the recommendations of the team was that the search for the virus source should also extend to other countries besides China.The US has expressed dissatisfaction with the findings and proceeded to engineer new plans within the WHO to start the process a new leading to the establishment of the International Scientific Advisory Group for Origins of Novel Pathogens.

The move by the WHO to abandon the outcomes of a joint study by its own experts has alarmed the international community. So far, over 60 countries have written to the WHO Director General opposing politicisation of the Covid-19 response including on the source tracing.In an effort to circumvent the mounting international pressure, the White House has ordered US intelligence agencies to firm up the Wuhan Lab leak theory by the end of August.

The use of intelligence is against the scientific model that is verifiable, reproducible and universal. It will be hard for the global community to buy into any results of an intelligence led investigation. Politicising the process also undermines the ability of the WHO to provide leadership into finding the source of the global health crisis and possible solutions to this and future pandemics.

Instead of a sustained smear campaign against some countries, Washington should be doing more of the progressive ideas such as the recent move to donate vaccines to poor countries while sup-porting efforts by Covax Facility to deliver the essential commodities to deserving communities around the world.

A look at human history tells a different story about epidemics. Nearly every corner of the world has been in the eye of the storm from time to time. The plagues of Athens, Cyprian and Antonin decimated over 10 million lives in 15th Century Europe.

Later epochs have equally seen countries such as Canada, France, Russia, United States, Iran, India battle a range of disease outbreaks where big populations were wiped from the face of the earth.It is indeed in the interest of all countries to get a proper understanding of the pandemic genesis but such an endeavour should proceed within the purview of collaborative and inclusive scientific inquiry.

Blame game is only a show stopper.The WHO offers humanity the most appropriate platform to coordinate global efforts towards Covid-19 source tracing and other aspects of the pandemic response. To succeed, however, the agency needs to be cushioned from external interference.

Source:

https://nation.africa/kenya/blogs-opinion/blogs/destructive-politics-holding-back-global-pandemic-response–3505422

Twitter: @Cavinceworld.

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CNBM Maintains No.1 Ranking among World Building Material Companies: Fortune Global 500 2021

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China National Building Material Group Co., Ltd. (CNBM) ranked the 177th on the latest Fortune Global 500 list released on August 2, up 10 places from the previous year, continuously outperforming other building material companies in the ranking.

Transforming mechanisms through reform and fueling development by innovation, CNBM has quickly changed from a building material group centered around cement business to a material industry investment group that provides basic building materials, new materials, and engineering and technical services.

It is the world’s largest manufacturer for building materials, a frontrunner in new material development, as well as a leading integrated service provider in the world.

During the first half of the year, CNBM saw both its total profit and net profit rise 20 percent year on year, maintaining its momentum for growth.

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While pursuing high-quality development, CNBM will stick to its core concept of “making use of resources to serve the construction”and practice its corporate responsibility of “creating a wonderful world with materials”, during which it will integrate and share with others its resources, deepen international cooperation, promote mutual benefits, actively fulfill corporate responsibilities, and aim for green, low-carbon and sustainable development.

In doing so, it hopes to offer high-quality products and services to the world, show other countries the new changes to China’s material industry, which has become green, high-end, environment-friendly and intelligent, and make contributions to building a beautiful homeland for humankind.