What : Ixia and other industry leaders including Mobile Europe, Craig J. Mathias of Farpoint Group, and Steven Glapa of Ruckus Wireless will host a webinar to discuss the market drivers and requirements for successful mobile deployments, including: • Designing and implementing for reliability and capacity – why “site surveys” alone are insufficient • Understanding the critical factors inherent in the difference between theoretical and real-world performance • Reviewing why user quality of experience (QoE) is of utmost importance • Examining how client behavior can affect even well-designed Wi-Fi networks • Listing five specific steps that can be taken to deliver “carrier grade” Wi-Fi Why : With the explosion of mobile data fueled by smart devices, operators must offload data traffic from their congested networks whenever possible.
Elgato and Siano announced the signing of a collaboration agreement whereby both companies will jointly deliver high-quality solutions for viewing digital TV on Apple devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This collaborative venture is based on Siano’s global family of receiver chips for mobile DTV and digital TV middleware for iOS, and on Elgato’s EyeTV suite of software applications for TV over Apple devices.
STMicroelectronics has announced that independent processor-performance tests using the latest software tools from Green Hills Software have confirmed the STM32 F4 series, as the world’s highest performing ARM Cortex-M microcontroller. The Green Hills Software compiler version 2012 has unleashed 29% extra performance from the STM32 F4 series in industry-standard CoreMark tests.
Uplogix announced a new agreement that will allow TCS to utilize Uplogix solutions in their managed services business units, as well as resell Uplogix solutions to end customers. Serving a wide range of commercial and government markets, the new agreement will allow TCS to implement Uplogix Local Management for in-depth monitoring and automated recovery within their managed services engagements and as an integrated solution within other technology sales.
Jointly developed by GE Healthcare and Ascom, the GE Ascom Solution is a wireless hospital-wide messaging system designed to improve workflow and communication for healthcare providers. The Mobile Monitoring Gateway (MMG) provides an interface between GE Healthcare CARESCAPE™ Network and Ascom Unite Professional Messaging and Alarm Application.
Digi International released the iDigi Telehealth Application Kit - a development kit that allows customers to create cloud-connected medical devices. The kit includes the Freescale Semiconductor Home Health Hub (HHH) reference circuit board which enables wired and wireless connectivity to medical devices like blood pressure monitors, blood glucometers, pulse oximeters and scales.
Qualcomm Forms Qualcomm Life Subsidiary to Deliver Comprehensive Wireless Solutions for Medical DevicesDecember 7, 2011 5:50 am | Comments
Qualcomm Incorporated announced the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Life Inc., which will operate the business formerly known as Qualcomm Wireless Health, as well as the establishment of a $100 million Qualcomm Life Fund, an investment allocation established by Qualcomm Incorporated and to be managed by Qualcomm Ventures, Qualcomm’s investment group.
InduSoft announces SCADA in the Cloud, a free webinar on December 14, 2011 that will demonstrate how to leverage Cloud computing for supervisory control and data acquisition projects. Cloud-based SCADA technology is becoming more widespread thanks to advancements in Cloud application technology. As part of its dedication to helping customers achieve optimal results, InduSoft has developed SCADA software that is fully capable of leveraging the portability and availability of Cloud technology.
It always gets ugly when there’s money involved. Just days before Google’s next flagship smartphone launch, Google and Verizon are locked in a public battle over mobile payments, with both companies vying for a foothold in the fledgling mobile e-commerce arena. The issue in question: Whether Google’s e-commerce app — dubbed Google Wallet — should appear on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the biggest Android smartphone launch of 2011.
Green Hills Software has announced that its compilers, the Green Hills Probe and MULTI development tool chain, have been used by Altair Semiconductor in the development of its 4G LTE products. Altair is a leading LTE chip supplier with approximately 30 different customer products shipping globally, covering all variants of the LTE standard on a single chipset and software platform.
Iridium Communications announces the GEOS emergency response service is now available to Iridium Extreme satellite phone customers. At no additional cost to customers, Iridium has integrated the GEOS service into the SOS button on the Iridium Extreme. Launched in September 2011, the Iridium Extreme is the most advanced, rugged satellite phone in the market and is the first to offer an SOS button.
STMicroelectronics announced Sky Worker Team 1 from Tsinghua University as champion of the 2011 iNEMO Campus Design Contest in China. The open competition, launched to showcase the company’s unique iNEMO evaluation and development tool offering 10-axis MEMS sensing managed by an STM32 32-bit microcontroller, began on July 25 and ran until November 29 to promote MEMS design innovation among university students in China.
Empirix announced the availability of powerful new data correlation and analytics capabilities delivered through Empirix xCentrix that, for the first time in the industry, gives organizations a complete, unified view of network performance across all technologies. By correlating data from Empirix testing and monitoring solutions with third-party network monitoring systems and external sources, Empirix xCentrix provides a full analysis of how customers experience voice, video and data applications from end-to-end.
Ethertronics announced that its EtherSmart LTE 1.0 Phone Adaptive Antenna Solution has been selected for Samsung’s Galaxy S II LTE SC-03D smartphone for NTT DOCOMO subscribers in Japan. EtherSmart LTE 1.0 underscores Ethertronics’ continued ability to provide innovative antenna system solutions for wireless devices, particularly in the 4G space.
Pressed on by its security department that was anxious to have better lighting in the hospital’s parking lot for the security cameras to operate more efficiently, the Facilities Maintenance Department of Kingman Regional Medical Center approached Howard Industrial Sales in nearby Chandler to initiate energy savings comparisons and a lighting upgrade proposal in order to increase the light output in its vast parking lot.