FORT WORTH, Texas, /PRNewswire/ -- Today RadioShack® announced a promotion in honor of Earth Day, which will give customers the chance to win the new eco-friendly Nissan LEAF™, simply by trading in their used electronic devices*. From April 17-23, customers shopping at The Shack will have the chance to win a new car when participating in the retailer's Trade & Save program.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- It is nearly impossible not to notice the odd black and white peppered squares located on advertisements, posters, magazines, and coupons. Those squares are QR codes (short for Quick Response), which are becoming one of the best ways to sell products to interested consumers more efficiently and, by definition, more quickly.
New market forecasts from Juniper Research show rapid adoption of NFC services over the next 3 years, with at least 1 in 5 smartphones worldwide having NFC contactless functionality. Worldwide, Juniper forecasts almost 300 million NFC capable smartphones by 2014. Juniper’s analysis shows that this growth will be driven in the short term by mobile network operators launching services in 20 early adopting countries before the end of 2012.
Mouser Electronics, Inc. and Luminus Devices, manufacturer of ‘Big-Chip’ LEDs, today announced a global distribution agreement, enabling Mouser to bring Luminus’ award-winning LEDs quickly and efficiently to lighting design engineers and buyers around the world. The agreement essentially speeds-to-market the industry’s only big-chip LED.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MIPS Technologies, Inc. today announced the launch of its new Developer Community at Developer.mips.com. The new site, which is live now, is specifically tailored to the needs of software developers working with the Android™ platform, Linux operating system and other applications for MIPS-Based(TM) hardware.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lenco Mobile Inc.’s CEO & President, Michael Levinsohn discussed the trends in the mobile industry and market opportunities for his company in an interview earlier today. Levinsohn noted that during 2010, wireless subscribers in the United States sent over 2 trillion text messages and 57 billion MMS messages, according to CTIA – The Wireless Association.
ATLANTA, /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Ericsson provides a twist to on-the-go audio this spring with the MW600 Stereo Bluetooth Headset that combines FM radio and premier sound quality. The new headset will be available at AT&T on April 17, 2011 for $59.99. The MW600 offers a hands-free experience that is optimal for anyone who wants to stay connected to music and calls on the go – whether that's at the gym, during a commute or relaxing at a local coffee shop.
MIAMI, /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-level garages, automotive fleets and large-scale parking facilities can now be far greener and have a new source of revenue – thanks to Recharge Solutions Int'l LLC. This innovative company is dedicated to providing electric vehicle charging systems to the millions of people who live and/or work in high rise buildings with multi-level garages, as well as to fleet operators and other large garage owners/operators such as airports, hospitals and universities.
NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- How will advances in mobile technology improve access to healthcare in the U.S. and globally? What role will wireless technology play in improving productivity in healthcare? Will the new regulations outlined recently by the Health and Human Services department regarding Accountable Care Organizations (ACO’s) play a role? Wireless and mobile healthcare may well form the basis for new methods of healthcare delivery—for instance, “to treat an individual patient across care settings — including doctor's offices, hospitals, and long-term care facilities” (CMS Office of Media Affairs).
ORLANDO, Fla., /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of the upcoming Earth Day 2011, AAA announced its top picks for 'green' vehicles. As part of the list, the auto buying experts at the nation's largest motor club explain the various 'green' technologies available to motorists and highlight some of the top vehicles in each category.
DETROIT, /PRNewswire/ -- StabiliTrak with traction control, standard on the 2011 GMC Terrain, is a control freak – but in a good way. It doesn't nag or tell you how to drive, but when a vehicle is about to lose control, StabiliTrak springs into action – and takes charge. StabiliTrak with traction control is an advanced, computer-controlled system that assists with directional control of the vehicle in difficult driving conditions.
The ability to utilize all that mobile processing offers, including the ability to turn a cell phone into a mobile processing billing system, allows businesses to generate record earnings, even in today's economy. In fact, Gwenn Bezard of the Aite Group recently stated, "We expect the point-of-sale mobile payments market in the U.
LAS VEGAS, /PRNewswire/ -- NAB 2011 -- MeshTV announced today at the NAB Conference in Las Vegas the launch of the MeshTV HD series Intelligent Bonding compact backpack video system for live stream TV and Web reporting. The MeshTV Intelligent Bonding Backpack HD system takes the broadcast-from-anywhere experience to a new level.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Solar3D, Inc., the developer of a breakthrough 3-dimensional solar cell technology to maximize the conversion of sunlight into electricity, today announced that it has completed the design of the Light Collector section, a critical part of its novel solar cell.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Motorola Solutions, Inc. today announced that the PTP 600 series of point-to-point (PTP) wireless Ethernet bridges have been successfully validated to meet the U.S. Government Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 requirements. Operating in the 2.