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Creative demo Zii EGG gaming, ZMD 05 Plaszma module [Video]

Creative demo Zii EGG gaming, ZMD 05 Plaszma module [Video]

Creative have been showing off some of their new Zii EGG developer device's 3D gaming skills, with a video of the iPod touch-like handheld running a 3D OpenGL ES enhanced racing game complete with accelerometer control.  The company has also released a more technical video about their StemCell Computing platform, demonstrating some of the abilities of the ZMS 05 System Module at the Zii EGG's core.

Video demo after the cut

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Creative Zii EGG Android “Stemcell Computing” developer device launched

Creative Zii EGG Android “Stemcell Computing” developer device launched

Creative have announced their Zii EGG developer platform, the test hardware for coders to get to grips with their freshly "Plaszma" branded Stemcell Computing system.  The Zii EGG runs Google's Android OS on top of Creative's ZMS-05 chipset, and promises not only WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and a 3.5-inch 320 x 480 10-point multitouch display, but 1080p video output, HD playback and OpenGL ES support.

Video demo after the cut

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CES 2009: Creative Zii ‘Stemcell Computing’

CES 2009: Creative Zii ‘Stemcell Computing’

Creative have been demonstrating their new Zii platform this week at CES, catchily titled "Stemcell Computing", which is promising a huge shift in how multimedia is handled by mobile devices.  Zii comprises a number of scalable Processing Elements, or PEs, each of which can be individually re-tasked to different tasks.  In that way, rather than a device having a set amount of video decoding, encoding or high-definition processing capability, it can selectively assign generic PEs to whatever the task at hand.

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