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This is Stellarton, one of the more intriguing variants of the Atom chip, shown off at IDF on Tuesday.
A repackaging of the Atom E600, itself launched at the show, Stellarton includes an FPGA (field programmable gate array), which is a large chunk of hardware logic circuitry that can be reconfigured in software.
This sort of chip is most often used for small-run, high-value specialist hardware, or for performance-sensitive purposes such as data encoding or decoding, where a hardware codec is needed but must be updateable while in service.
Photo credit: Rupert Goodwins