ID WORLD Abu Dhabi 2012, the fifth annual EMEA summit on the strategic topic of identification, will open its doors in the UAE on March 18 and 19, 2012 and will be held at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, an institution which not only keeps abreast with new developments at the political, economic and social spheres of human endeavor, but also formulates the most suitable responses and strategies for keeping the UAE society ahead in the race of modernity.
Following on from it’s Red Herring Asia Top 100 win in October this year, Near Field Communication (NFC) company Tapit was last night awarded the Top 100 Global Award by Red Herring in Los Angeles. Tapit simplifies the process of getting content to mobile phones. They have been extremely successful in getting traction from the market in a very short time.
Honeywell Microelectronics and Tezzaron Semiconductor are working together to produce a new range of radiation-hardened (rad hard) integrated circuits. Honeywell’s sturdy, well-qualified S150 process will use Tezzaron’s 3D stacking to greatly increase circuit density without migrating to a smaller node.
Technical Communities announced a new government services partnership agreement with Primex Wireless, the leading provider of solutions to automate and maintain facility compliance. Under the agreement, Technical Communities will have exclusive rights to offer Primex Wireless facility monitoring solutions on GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service Worldwide Schedules.
Multicom is proud to introduce its most recent addition to Multicom’s CATV Division, Kevin Revallo. Kevin is taking on a major role to drive new sales and business development in North America including expansion into new markets. Multicom continues its steady growth with introduction of innovative state-of-the-art products, technology and services, expansion into new markets, and further expansion of its domestic and international operations and partnerships.
Five new technology businesses walked away as winners at last night’s finals of the Cambridge Wireless Discovering Start-Ups 2011 competition. Advanced Balance Systems, Blu-Wireless Technology, Mindings, Proxama and Qiqqa were selected from 20 start-ups invited to pitch their innovative wireless technologies and business plans to 25 leading venture capitalists, angels and industry investors.
When completed, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) will be among the most powerful telescopes ever built. With unprecedented sensitivity, resolution, and imaging capability, ALMA will explore the Universe via millimeter- and submillimeter-wavelength light, one of astronomy's last frontiers.
U.S. Air Force's GPS III Acquisition Approach Continues to Yield Excellent Results The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Positioning System has turned on initial power to the program's pathfinder spacecraft, known as the GPS III Non Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST).
Napatech announced the availability of advanced test and measurement features for both 10G and 40G applications. These features will allow OEM vendors to build powerful network test platforms based on standard off-the-shelf servers. “To fully test Ethernet and IP networks, it is necessary to apply traffic at different network locations at the same time to observe network behavior”, stated Erik Norup, President Napatech Inc.
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.