Project Ara Module Developers Conference – 2 January 2015 Singapore
Frequently Asked Questions
What is modular phone?
What is Project Ara?
Most popular acronyms used by Project Ara developers. (ASIC, EPM, FPGA, MDK, UniPro, etc.)
How Project Ara phone works? Modules, endoskeleton and EPMs.
About architecture of Project Ara modules
How are modules and endoskeleton connected? Interface blocks.
How are front modules attached to endoskeleton? Spring loaded mechanism.
How modules communicate with each other
Project Ara power architecture: charging, storaging, consuming
Ara software stack: Greybus kernel, Android platform.
Communication protocols used in Ara phone. Network architecture.
Ara network stack (Layer 1): contactless media converter and M-PHY
Ara network stack (Layers 1.5-4): MIPI UniPro
Ara network stack (Layers 5+): Greybus subsystem, associated drivers and user-mode software