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Survey Results Indicate Need for Emergency Communications Technology Improvements in Education Organizations

March 15, 2011 6:58 am | Comments

MUKILTEO, Wash., /PRNewswire/ -- Teo today released results from a survey on emergency communications technology titled, "Dialing in on E911: Emergency Communications Awareness in Education." The study, conducted by a leading market research firm, reveals a significant lack of knowledge by IT decision makers in K-12 and higher education organizations regarding the value and impact of Enhanced 911 (E911) technology.

Autonomie ‘OpenWorld Design Contest’ Initiative Promotes Human-Assistance Technologies

March 15, 2011 6:57 am | Comments

STMicroelectronics today announced the OpenWorld design contest, which aims to promote the development of technologies for human-assistance applications. OpenWorld is a technology promotion set up by the Autonomie project - a collaborative industry-research consortium funded by the European Union, via FEDER (European Funding for Regional Development), for the development of technologies that facilitate access to public spaces and services for the handicapped.

Norsat Announces the Release of Multi-Band Satellite Systems

March 15, 2011 6:57 am | Comments

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Norsat International Inc. (“Norsat") today announced that it has released multi-band versions of its GLOBETrekker™ and Rover™ satellite systems, which will now be available in Ka Band. Norsat will also introduce its latest addition to the Ka band group of products by offering two new low noise block-downconverters (LNB), the 9000H-2 and the 9000X-2 Ka Band.

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View Craigslist the Way You Would Browse a Newspaper with Lifelike Craig

March 15, 2011 6:57 am | Comments

LOS ANGELES, /PRNewswire/ -- Lifelike Apps, an innovative mobile developer focused on creating apps that mimic their real-life counterparts, has announced a much anticipated update to their Lifelike Craig HD app for the iPad which will take advantage of the iPad 2's camera features and add universal compatibility with the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Japanese Earthquake to Impact Component Supply and Pricing

March 15, 2011 6:57 am | Comments

The Japan earthquake and tsunami could result in significant shortages of certain electronic components, potentially causing pricing for these devices to increase dramatically. While there are few reports of actual damage at electronic production facilities, impacts on the transportation and power infrastructure will result in disruptions of supply, resulting in the short supply and rising prices.

You be the Editor: What Would be on the Cover of Your Magazine?

March 15, 2011 6:57 am | Comments

HERZLIYA, Israel -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Genieo today announced an update to its free personalized web service that enables users to share their unique Genieo home page experience with their friends. The update is designed to look like a stylish magazine, tailored to individual’s news preference. The magazine contains articles, social posts and media items which match the daily user’s interest.

Verizon Wireless Provides Quick and Easy Way to Help Japan Relief

March 14, 2011 9:57 am | Comments

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has quickly implemented a mobile giving program for customers looking for a quick and easy way to contribute to Japan relief efforts. The company announced today that customers can use their mobile phones to make $10 donations to a host of non-profit organizations responding to the earthquake and subsequent tsunami.

USA TODAY Launches 'Mobile Hoopla' Contest

March 14, 2011 9:57 am | Comments

MCLEAN, Va., /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY announced today the launch of a made-for-mobile bracket contest, Mobile Hoopla, in conjunction with the annual Men's College Basketball Tournament. Participants will be allowed to sign in using their Facebook or e-mail credentials, make their bracket picks, post on their Facebook page that they are playing, and compete in a national contest for a chance to win one of five Xbox 360 consoles with Kinect.

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RRC Releases OEM Samples of Its Wireless Power Technology for Medical, Military & Industrial Markets

March 14, 2011 9:57 am | Comments

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RRC power solutions Inc. today announced availability of evaluation kits of its high-efficiency wireless power technology. RRC’s wireless technology is aimed at original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) making portable products for medical, military, instrumentation and industrial markets, in addition to consumer markets.

PLX Technology Working with Texas Instruments to Deliver PCI Express-Enabled DSPs

March 14, 2011 9:57 am | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PLX Technology, Inc. announced its collaboration with Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) on a solution encompassing TI’s digital signal processors (DSPs) enabled by PCI Express® (PCIe®) 2.0 standards. With PCIe’s high performance, low cost and widespread market adoption, the availability of TI DSPs and PLX® PCIe connectivity broadens the capabilities of new designs in applications such as wireless infrastructure communications, DSP farms, digital media, test and measurement, medical imaging and industrial automation.

Economic Game Changer for Service Providers Creates new Revenue Streams and Cost Savers

March 14, 2011 9:57 am | Comments

HERNDON, Va., /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect) today announced a ground-breaking addition to its IP satellite communications platform: SCPC Return Channel technology. The capability is available through iDirect's iDX 3.0 software and enables service providers to manage TDMA and SCPC networks over the same platform.

FreeWave Introduces New Line of Wireless Data Radios for Global Use

March 14, 2011 9:57 am | Comments

BOULDER, Colo., /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies today announced the introduction of its new GX product line operating in the globally available 2.4 GHz spectrum with the release of the GXM, GXCP, and GX-C Serial radio.  The GX line of radios provides OEMs, integrators, and end-users who have adopted FreeWave's popular 900 MHz FGR and FGR2 product families with a familiar option in 2.

AT&T Offers Wireless, Wireline Billing Relief for Consumers calling and Texting Family, Friends in Japan

March 14, 2011 9:56 am | Comments

DALLAS, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T today announced it has implemented international calling and texting support efforts for U.S. residential wireless and wireline consumers trying to connect with loved ones in Japan, following last week's tragic earthquake and tsunami. Effective beginning last week, March 11, and continuing through March 31, AT&T wireless postpaid customers will not be charged for: * International long distance usage from the United States and Puerto Rico to Japan * Text messages to Japan, originated from a U.

UNH-IOL and MIPI Drive Innovation in Production of Mobile Devices

March 11, 2011 6:53 am | Comments

DURHAM, N.H.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, recently announced that the lab, in collaboration with MIPI® Alliance is enabling the production of less expensive mobile devices that display higher quality video, while consuming less power.

NetAirus Systems LLC to Sell a Patent Portfolio Relating to Flat Screen Displays for 3D HDTVs

March 11, 2011 6:53 am | Comments

CHICAGO, /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Ocean Tomo, the intellectual property brokerage division of ICAP plc (IAP plc-L) and the world's premier patent auction firm, has been engaged by NetAirus Systems LLC to sell a patent portfolio in the field of flat panel display positioning of HDTVs, display monitors, PDAs and other information devices.

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