Libelium announces the launch of the new Vehicle Traffic Monitoring Platform as part of its Smart Cities solution. The platform is capable of sensing the flow of Bluetooth devices in a given street, roadway or passageway while differentiating hands-free car kits from pedestrian phones. Sensor data is then transferred by a multi-hop ZigBee radio, via an internet gateway, to a server.
STMicroelectronics will showcase its cutting-edge solutions at Embedded Technology 2011 under the theme, “The Heart of Embedded Systems.” ST offers a broad portfolio of unrivaled microcontrollers and embedded microprocessors, which are specifically designed for use in state-of-the-art embedded systems to provide leading-edge performance while tackling energy conservation issues.
E Ink Holdings, a leader in electronic paper display technologies, announced that the company has been recognised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) with an Innovation Award for Electronics. E Ink was recognised in the Innovation Awards for the company's Pearl display. Sriram K.
Molex Incorporated has successfully demonstrated the industry’s first single chip CMOS photonics-based 100 Gbps optical interconnect to support next-generation cloud computing, data center and high performance computing connectivity. In a collaborative partnership with Luxtera, the new Molex silicon photonics-based active optical devices comprise four 28 Gbps transmit and receive channels powered from a single laser for an aggregate data rate of more than 100 Gbps.
St. Jude Medical Expands Hospital Access to Wireless Fractional Flow Reserve Technology with New AgreementNovember 9, 2011 4:35 am | Comments
St. Jude Medical announced its wireless PressureWire Aeris technology, which aids in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery blockages by measuring Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR), will now be available to hospitals using the Philips Xper Flex Cardio physiomonitoring system. Physicians will have greater access to the market’s only wireless FFR measurement system through this new Philips agreement.
The U.S. Marine Corps will soon be using a tactical Smartphone network developed by Lockheed Martin to support their humanitarian assistance and disaster relief mission exercises. The Marine Corps Forces Pacific Experimentation Center has acquired the MONAX system, which the Office of Naval Research purchased, a portable private 4G network that provides voice, data and video services through commercial Smartphone technologies.
A survey released last Thursday estimates that, over the last year, American workers lost some $37 billion while sitting, waiting and wishing for technicians and delivery men to show up at their homes. TOA Technologies, the company that commissioned the study, says this staggering number is avoidable.
As predicted, Barnes & Noble introduced a $249 Nook Tablet that has about double the memory and internal storage of the upcoming $199 Amazon Kindle Fire. While some of the Nook Tablet's specifications are superior to those of the Kindle Fire, the Nook's price fails to break below the magic $200 figure that will attract more consumers, analysts said Monday.
Anritsu Company announces that its ME7834 Mobile Device Test Platform, BTS Master and Cell Master handheld analyzers have made the finalist list for the LTE North America Awards 2011. The test solutions are finalists in the Best Network/Device Testing Products for LTE, one of ten categories that comprise the awards.
Wind River announced that Rockwell Collins has selected Wind River’s VxWorks MILS Platform to enable its SecureOne Processor and SecureOne Guard, two of five cross domain technology building blocks that are part of a family of Rockwell Collins’ high assurance technologies for military tactical systems.
McObject brings its expertise and products for high performance, fault-tolerant data management to military and aerospace software developers at two high-profile industry events this month. McObject is an exhibitor in booth 2004 at MILCOM 2011, the premier international conference for military communications, November 8-10 in Baltimore, Maryland, and will exhibit at the MILESTONE Military Electronics Development Conference in Los Angeles on November 17.
Azzurri Communications announces the launch of ICON (Intelligent Cloud Optimised Network), its new virtual network infrastructure. At ICON’s core is highly resilient, secure and scaleable network, overlaid with a flexible platform to support application delivery, communication and collaboration. ICON’s monitoring and insight capability will also ensure customers most effectively use the bandwidth capacity they are paying for.
Hughes Network Systems announced it has been awarded a contract to provide satellite communications for an airborne solution to be utilized by a U.S. government agency for in-flight intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR), including air segment, ground segment, and network management services.
NAVTEQ has been selected by Ford Motor Company to be their exclusive map supplier for the SYNC MyFord Touch. The agreement positions NAVTEQ as the map data provider for the SYNC with MyFord Touch SD-card based navigation system in North America, South America, Middle East, Russia and Europe. NAVTEQ maps powers more than 24 million in-vehicle navigation systems worldwide.
Wise Media and Mesago Messe Frankfurt announce a partnership to jointly address the growing market of automatic identification. In recognizing the pivotal role that identification of both people and objects has in addressing modern needs for security, mobility and automation, as well as IT driven innovation in general, the two companies are committed to further expand the reach of an initiative beyond its decade-long investigation and successful track record.