Already a lot of manufacturers of microelectronics managed to boast of their mini-computers — which turned out to be real giants compared to the baby computer from IBM the size of a grain of salt 1 x 1 mm. the presentation was held at the conference IBM Think 2018.
Despite its size, the computer has power comparable processor 90 years. The developers managed to place it about a million transistors, memory, SRAM, a photodetector with a communication unit, which transmits information by using a LED-photodiode and photovoltaic cell power supply.
The absolute dignity of chips-computer – ability to work with bloccano that will allow you to use it when tracking the chain of delivery of the goods and identify theft. According to experts, it will also find its use in smart homes and transport systems.
IBM continues to test a unique product, but about the imminent appearance on the market it is premature to speak. However, when it will be on sale, you can buy it, anyone can, by paying only 10 cents.