Ford Collaborates with Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects for In-Car Health and Wellness ResearchJanuary 13, 2012 5:13 am | Comments
Ford, Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects announced an alliance today to research technology to help people monitor and maintain health and wellness while on the move. The alliance was unveiled during the “Doctor in Your Car” keynote address at the Digital Health Summit at the International CES.
Introduced in February 2011, Intel’s Thunderbolt technology is near its first anniversary. And a successful first year it’s been. Initially adopted by Apple across its PC line, Intel has announced the adoption of the technology by more PC OEMs and PC peripheral makers. On the Windows side, Lenovo has announced that its S430 business laptop would ship with Thunderbolt in Q2’12, and Acer has announced that the Aspire S5 Ultrabook would also ship with Thunderbolt in the same time frame.
At CES 2012, Qualcomm announced two more e-readers using its 5.7” mirasol display; these will be from Chinese companies Shanda and Hanvon. In November, Korea-based Kyobo released the first e-reader with mirasol display technology. All three e-readers use the same size and resolution display: a 5.7” XGA format (1024 × 768 at 223 ppi).
In countless articles, blogs and broadcasts, WaterBlock technology by HzO is being named one of “the most astonishing products…at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES),” going on now in Las Vegas. Good Morning America called WaterBlock, which received the CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award, “technology at its best,” and one of the “hottest gadgets for 2012.
Iridium Communications and KVH Industries announced an agreement to offer a fully global, seamless broadband satellite communications service for the maritime market. Under the agreement, KVH will offer an integrated service package that combines its mini-VSAT BroadbandSM service and the Iridium OpenPort broadband service.
Samsung Electronics announced that its 55-inch Super OLED TV has been a breakout hit at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show, collecting numerous prestigious awards from influential media outlets including Popular Science, Stuff Magazine and G4 TV, as well as a Best of CES Innovations Award from CEA, the producer of the International CES.
Wilocity, the leading developer of 60 GHz multi-gigabit wireless chipsets for the mobile computing, consumer electronics and peripheral markets, announced today at the Consumer Electronics Show that they are delivering the world’s first multi-gigabit wireless system based on newly completed and ratified WiGig 60 GHz standard, in mid-2012.
Beaverton, Ore. – Continua Health Alliance , an international not-for-profit organization of healthcare and technology companies dedicated to creating an eco-system of interoperable personal connected health products and services, today announced it will make its Design Guidelines publicly available for download free of charge.
The latest scuttlebutt on Apple’s big education announcement next week: the company is venturing into textbooks. An industry insider confirmed to the New York Times that Apple will, in fact, be partnering with textbook publishers. No new devices will be shown, the source says, but Apple will discuss their new digital textbook business next week.
DSP Group, a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home, and Huawei Device, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, announced that DSP Group's XceedR digital cordless chipset solution is powering the new Huawei F685 3G DECT Digital Cordless Phone.
Rumors about the next-generation iPad have been swirling around the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, with some saying a prototype of the new version of the Apple tablet is actually at the event. According to a report by iLounge , you could walk right by the new iPad and not even know it.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its electronic test equipment will be used by NXP Semiconductors N.V. in a demonstration of its beam-forming technology for the next generation of communication and radar products at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 10-13. NXP will demonstrate a multi-Gbps wireless link based onthe Wireless Gigabit Alliance and the IEEE 802.
Entropic Communications, a leading provider of silicon and software solutions for connected home entertainment, today announced its collaboration with Qualcomm Atheros to deliver home networking solutions and products based on the recently approved IEEE P1905.1 Draft Standard for Convergent Digital Home Networks, which provides a single protocol for unifying networks based on Ethernet, MoCA(R) (Multimedia Over Coax), Wi-Fi and HomePlug Powerline.
Summit Data Communications announced two new modules that deliver support for the latest Wi-Fi standards as well as fully integrated Bluetooth. These combination modules enable manufacturers to reduce device size, current consumption and build cost resulting in less expensive, more ergonomic products with improved battery life.
Cypress Semiconductor announced USB-IF certification of its two SuperSpeed USB Peripheral Controllers: EZ-USB FX3 (CYUSB3014) and West Bridge Benicia (CYWB0263BB). Both of these peripheral controllers are in full production now. EZ-USB FX3 is one of the first USB 3.0 peripheral controllers in the industry, and the only programmable solution.