SAN FRANCISCO, /PRNewswire/ -- Encoding.com today announced the private beta launch for Vid.ly, the first Universal Video URL service. Vid.ly radically simplifies the preparation and delivery of video to all mobile devices and browsers, thus solving the biggest challenge facing publishers of online video.
NOOKnewsstand Exceeds 650,000 Digital Periodical Subscriptions and Single Copy Sales Driven by NOOKcolor™ Customers in First Two MonthsJanuary 24, 2011 8:13 am | Comments
NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Barnes & Noble, Inc., the world’s largest bookseller, is experiencing robust sales since it brought touch and full, rich color to a wide array of digital magazines and leading newspapers when it began shipping NOOKcolor, the first full-color touch Reader’s Tablet. The company announced digital periodical sales are exceeding expectations with more than 650,000 total subscriptions and single copy sales driven by NOOKcolor customers reading interactive versions of all of their favorite newspapers and magazines, along with books and children’s books.
Medical Electronic Device Conference & Expo (MEDCon) announces that William Hyman, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University will present during the event, being held May 16-18, 2011 at Navy Pier in Chicago, IL. This event provides the opportunity to stay at the forefront of innovations in engineering for electronic medical devices.
Teams Will Collaborate to Bring Silicon Interposer Capabilities into Volume Production for Use in Portable Electronics and Other ApplicationsJanuary 21, 2011 6:16 am | Comments
GRENOBLE, France -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In a move that promises to provide increased performance and smaller size for portable electronics and other advanced systems, CEA-Leti today announced it has signed a multiyear agreement with SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. (“SHINKO”) to develop advanced semiconductor packaging technology.
DUBLIN -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and China Mobile Phone Baseband Industry Report, 2010" report to their offering. STMicroelectronics, EMP and NXPs wireless division merged to be ST-ERICSSON, which has not given play to the synergy, while its revenue has started to decline, with the more drastic drop in growth margin than other mobile baseband peers.
SAN FRANCISCO, /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Maxthon International, a developer of browsers for both the Windows desktop and Android phones, took desktop and mobile convergence one step further today with the release of its latest Android Browser, Maxthon Mobile. "Maxthon is making it easier for you to have your own internet cloud service," said Jeff Chen, CEO and founder of Maxthon.
BERLIN and PASADENA, California, /PRNewswire/ -- January 29th marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the automobile by Karl Benz. On that date in 1886, the Mercedes-Benz namesake registered his "vehicle powered by a gas engine" in Germany. Today Germany's automotive industry is on the verge of a paradigm shift away from the internal combustion engine and toward electric mobility.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation today announced its stock of Cree's LMR4 LED light modules is available in Europe and around the world. The LMR4 modules are designed to simplify the creative process, giving lighting manufacturers more options as they develop LED lighting products.
Calico Energy Services and Digi Partner to Enable Smart Grid Technologies for Energy and Demand Management CompaniesJanuary 21, 2011 6:15 am | Comments
Calico Energy Services and Digi International recently announced the availability of an integrated smart grid technology solution for energy and demand management. The solution is built upon the Digi X-Grid™ platform which provides device connectivity infrastructure, and Calico Energy’s EIS™ platform, which provides a complete utility energy management solution coupled with residential and commercial load control.
BOSTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Strategy Analytics found that the optoelectronics segment of the compound semiconductor industry continued to grow into the close of 2010, driven by trends like broader adoption of LEDs for general and automotive lighting applications, as well as increased performance demand by the optical transport market.
SEOUL, South Korea -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced it has acquired display technology firm Liquavista BV. Samsung completed the acquisition of Liquavista, based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, in December 2010. Liquavista, founded in 2006 as a spin-out from the Philips Research Labs, offers a new type of electronic display technology known as electrowetting for applications in e-readers, mobile phones, media players and other mobile devices.
NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The company that changed the world of video games with touch-screen gaming in 2004 and motion-controlled gaming in 2006 now pioneers the next dimensional shift. On March 27, Nintendo introduces portable entertainment in 3D – without the need for special glasses. The Nintendo 3DS™ system will be available in either Cosmo Black or Aqua Blue, and will have a suggested retail price of $249.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. announced the launch of the WIRELESSHD™ (WiHD) 2nd generation module, WHDM-T005/R006, which is adapted for a complete embedded solution to high-definition audio/visual (HD-A/V) electronics devices, such as Plasma Displays, LCD-TV, Projection DTV, A/V Receiver, and Blu-ray player, etc.
Parallel to AMD’s launch of the AMD Embedded G-Series platform, Kontron announces that it will support the world’s first Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) on three of the company’s small form factor (SFF) embedded platforms. With the new AMD Embedded G-Series platform that integrates energy efficient processor cores and an advanced GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) with support for DirectX® 11 into a single Advanced Processing Unit (APU), Kontron extends its small form factor portfolio of Computer-on-Modules, Embedded Motherboards and Single Board Computers (SBC) for high-performance multi-media content delivery applications.
Hittite Microwave Corporation announced it has acquired Arctic Silicon Devices, a developer of advanced mixed-signal integrated circuit (IC) technology, located in Trondheim, Norway. The acquisition price was approximately $12.0 million in cash and equity. The acquisition provides Hittite with new IC design and integration capability and a state-of-the-art product line of analog-to-digital converters (ADCs).