Enspert has selected u-blox as its GPS technology provider for its 2011 IDENTITY product line featuring a series of affordable Android-based multimedia tablets. The IDENTITY tab is an innovative media and productivity device for education and entertainment, delivering color LCD e-book reader capabilities along with HDquality video playback and Web browsing.
STMicroelectronics is enhancing its powerline communication (PLC) capabilities with the completion of its acquisition of the semiconductor assets and intellectual property of Arkados. Arkados has been a leading player in the new industry initiative HomePlug, focused on accelerating the development and deployment of Convergent Digital Home Networking, and ST has been working closely with Arkados since late 2008 to develop best-in-class HomePlug wideband PLC solutions.
By Bill Dudley, Group Director, Product Management, Operator Services Sybase Inc., an SAP Company The world as we know it is changing. Fast. The mobile space, in particular, is exploding with possibilities. New types of communication are converging with new kinds of connected devices, new technology and new trends.
Micro Power announced IronWorks, a patent pending Iron Phosphate battery solution, which serves as a drop-in replacement for Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries. Manufacturers of mobile equipment can now achieve lighter weight, longer runtime, faster charge time and longer cycle life with this new standard U1 format battery.
Texas Instruments became the first partner to achieve the Netflix Silicon Reference Implementation (SRI) certification for the Netflix HD application on Android. TI’s OMAP 4 platform, complete with M-Shield security technology and TI’s quad-radio WiLink 7.0 connectivity combo solution, met the Netflix requirements for mobile content streaming, including the ability to run up to full high-definition (HD) 1080p video within strict security measures.
Enspert, a leading media convergence solution and device provider, has selected u-blox as its GPS technology provider for its 2011 IDENTITY product line featuring a series of affordable Android-based multimedia tablets. The IDENTITY tab is an innovative media and productivity device for education and entertainment, delivering color LCD e-book reader capabilities along with HD-quality video playback and Web browsing.
NextiraOne, Europe’s leading expert in communications services, and the energy and e-communications group SIEA of the Ain region of France have signed a charter of partnership allowing NextiraOne to become one of the operators of the regional fibre optic network LIAin. “Currently there are some parts of our region that have little or no access to high speed internet,” said SIEA Representative Jean-François Pelletier.
At the company’s annual general meeting in March 2012, the Board of Directors of Nobel Biocare Holding Ltd will propose that shareholders elect Michel Orsinger, Chairman & CEO of Synthes, to the Board, after which he will be appointed Chairman of the Board of Nobel Biocare. The current Chairman, Heino von Prondzynski, has requested that the Board accept his resignation from the chairmanship and the Board.
Aeroflex Limited has announced that SAE Magnetics (H.K.) Ltd. has commissioned a production line based on the PXI 3000 Series multi-technology test platform. This has enabled the Hong Kong-based company to achieve a dramatic improvement in test throughput—and hence in overall productivity—for the RF devices it manufactures.
HoloTouch announced it has joined the EDGE Innovation Network, a collaborative, open-environment initiative enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enhance the delivery cycle of new technologies and innovative capabilities to warfighters and first responders. R.
Belkin announced the results of benchmark performance tests of its latest router lineup. The Tolly Group, a leading independent IT testing organization, found that Belkin's N150, N300, and N600 DB together averaged a 68 percent performance improvement across all tested products, while the flagship N750 DB tested concurrent Wi-Fi and WAN speeds of up to 900Mbps.
Wazco and Athena Wireless Communications announced that they have collaborated on Wazco’s new MetroHaul, an industry-first solution that combines Wazco’s MetroStorm multi-sector LTE metrocell for mobile broadband coverage and capacity with Athena’s A060-Mini Radio for fiber-comparable wireless backhaul and data transfer.
Radiall USA, Inc. is proud to introduce the first to market lightweight and easy-to-use composite BNC 75 ohm HDTV connector to its offering of affordable HDTV BNC series for studio-quality broadcast production to video conferencing equipment applications. Radiall's new technologically advanced true 75 ohm BNC HDTV connector features an easy-to-use two-piece design that makes it easy to crimp on the cable.
Mouser Electronics announced the launch of an Audio Applications training site devoted to the newest products and developments for sound engineering. The audio industry has weathered recent economic conditions without missing a beat. With classic audio components at the core, industry-leading suppliers have raised the bar to a new standard of performance with product features that provide more control, flexibility, and quality than ever before.
Nokia Siemens Networks has successfully been running live TD-LTE (4G) trial networks in Hangzhou and Xiamen for China Mobile, the world’s largest operator. The trial networks, operational since May, demonstrate the promise of TD-LTE to transform the mobile broadband experience in China. Trial users have been able to enjoy peak download and upload speeds of up to 100 Mbps along with uninterrupted access to applications such as video streaming and online HD video conferencing.